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Despite Ronda Rousey's ever-improving striking skills (see them here), it's safe to say Holly Holm is the best stand-up fighter in women's mixed martial arts (MMA). After all, Holm is a former pro boxing champion with 38 matches to her credit including 33 victories, nine of them by way of knockout/technical knockout. Still, that didn't stop "Rowdy's" head coach from claiming that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion would beat Holm in a straight-up boxing match. read news >>

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Fedor Emelianenko talks about Anderson Silva's failed test, and UFC being the one that 'missed out' on putting on a match up against Brock Lesnar. Fedor Emelianenko is in the US to help promote the upcoming Bellator card, and he has been doing the rounds with the media. Apart from talking about PED's in general, the former PRIDE champ has since stated that Anderson Silva's failed test was a 'slap in the face'. He spoke about it with FanSided: It’s extremely upsetting that an athlete of that leve read news >>

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On March 6, Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong will make his return to the ring after almost a year-long absence due to a broken leg. The bout will be contested under boxing rules. In April of last year, Glory kickboxing's Tyrone Spong suffered the same horrific injury as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In the final of Glory's light-heavyweight tournament he faced Gokhan Saki for the inaugural 209 lbs. championship, but broke his leg in the first round when one of his low kicks hit Sa read news >>

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Conor McGregor discovered he had no hops, and then later in the day had hops. And there's video. read news >>

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It's a long shot. Anything involving Brock Lesnar and MMA is a long shot. But stranger things have happened, and it sounds like Frank Mir is ready to get strange. After knocking out fellow heavyweight Antonio Silva in the first round of Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 61 main event, Mir said at the post-fight news conference that he would "absolutely" be open to a rubber match. "Absolutely, I think it would be a huge, big fight, and I think it would put my name even higher up. I think a rubber ma read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Frank Mir got back into the win column last Sunday night (Feb. 22, 2015) by stepping on Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Brazil (replay). The upset victory snapped a four-fight losing streak and put Mir right back into the thick of things. Well, sort of. With title contention many moons away, the 35-year-old grappler can instead focus on feature fights, like a potential rubber match against a certain WWE wrestler who continues to surf read news >>

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The MMA world just can't seem to let go of Brock Lesnar. Even his former opponents still want a piece. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was invested in his fight with Antonio Silva in part because of what might happen next in his career if he won.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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GLENDALE, Calif. -- Ronda Rousey is an Olympic medalist judoka who just began training in boxing a few years ago. Holly Holm is a former three-division boxing champion. Yet, Edmond Tarverdyan, Rousey's coach, believes Rousey could defeat Holm inside a ring with the big gloves. "Ronda beats Holly in a boxing match," Tarverdyan said Wednesday during a UFC 184 media day at Glendale Fighting Club. "I don't believe it -- I know so. And I believe in my fighter a lot." Holm holds an impressive 33-2-3 r read news >>

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Rousey's coach doesn't just think Ronda beats Holly Holm in MMA, he believes she would even beat the former boxing world champ in her original sport. read news >>

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If Gina Carano wants to return to MMA, she sure does have a funny way of showing it. Carano, who found success and popularity as a cage fighter but left the sport five years ago to focus on her budding show-business career, will reportedly appear alongside Ryan Reynolds in the film adaptation of the Marvel comic series "Deadpool," according to The Hollywood Reporter (h/t Fox Sports). It's just one in a string of new roles for Carano. She also will appear in the reboot of the 1989 action flick Ki read news >>

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Kickboxing fans are champing at the bit for Schilling to take on Levin for the GLORY middleweight title, but with a Bellator 136 fight in April and a middleweight contender tournament at GLORY 20 in Dubai also taking place that month, it's looking like Levin will instead face the winner of the tourney, leaving Schilling vs. Verlinden as a potential match up. One that "Stitch 'em Up" is open to. A third fight between GLORY middleweight champion Artem Levin and Joe Schilling is one that the kickbo read news >>

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Super fight or not, the match up between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber in the main event of UFC Manila is a very intriguing one. And it's been a tough one to put together as well. Faber's Manager Mike Roberts says, for him no other fight has ever been harder to make. Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber - that's a fight between two former champions, the number-one ranked featherweight and the number-three ranked bantamweight of the world. And it's a fight that has been in the making for a very long t read news >>

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A highly anticipated lightweight match between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone is currently in the works for the Memorial Day PPV event. A fight that has been in discussion repeatedly over the past year may finally come to fruition in a few months, as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone is in discussion for UFC 187 in May. While no bout agreements have been signed, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported the news on UFC Tonight last Wednesday. Both fighters have agreed that this is th read news >>

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