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UFC 184 offered viewers a lot to love and hate. There were quick finishes, solid preliminary bouts and the rise of one of the sport's biggest stars. There were also aging fighters likely hanging on too long for their own good, weird narratives that emerged post fight and more. It's time to separate the best from the worst, the winners from the losers and the signal from the noise. Best Cause to Celebrate: Ronda Rousey's Greatness There's been a ton of praise heaped on Rousey the past few days. I read news >>

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Saturday night's UFC 184 event offered more of that patented Ronda Rousey magic: the anticipation; the atmosphere; and the quick destruction of an opponent that leaves us all breathless and wondering who can possibly step up and give Rousey a run for her money. Today, we take a look back at Saturday night and figure out what we learned, loved and hated. Leave your own thoughts in the comments below. WHAT WE LEARNED Ronda Rousey's dominance is something of a controversial subject. At least that's read news >>

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Immediately following her UFC 184 quick submission win over Cat Zingano on Saturday, women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey offered Zingano a rematch. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Urijah Faber declined the 'strange' offer, while Frankie Edgar didn't exactly have enough time to answer. Before they got booked to face off as the headliner of UFC Fight Night: Manila, both Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar were apparently offered bantamweight title shots against T.J. Dillashaw. Back when he face penciled in to face Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 63, The California Kid got a 'strange' offer from Dana White and he subsequently declined a title fight against his teammate. Faber read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Long before they ever set foot in the UFC, CM Punk and Brock Lesnar were World Wrestling Entertainment superstars. Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is in the process of making the same transition over to mixed martial arts from professional wrestling as Lesnar did in 2007. Now, as the former WWE champion prepares for his first MMA fight, Lesnar is there to lend a helping hand. "I've talked to him [Brock] and he's offered all his help, even if it's just bug him with a stupid question," Punk read news >>

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It's no secret that there are a current shortage of compelling contenders to challenge for T.J. Dillashaw's UFC bantamweight title. Injuries have sidelined the two most obvious choices, Dominick Cruz, the former champion, and Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat Dillashaw. Their absences ultimately paved the way for another rematch against Renan Barao to booked for April 25 at UFC 186, but before that contract was inked, UFC officials tried their hand at a little creative matchmaking. In a joi read news >>

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Bellator 133 offered a rare look at the reported salaries of Bellator fighters. Bellator is a company that has traditionally run most of their shows on reservations or in states in which the athletic commissions don't publicly release info related to salaries or medical suspensions. But since Scott Coker took over the promotion from Bjorn Rebney, they're more likely to run California shows since that is Coker's backyard. That was the case with Bellator 133, which went down in Fresno. The Califor read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz offered fans a lot to like. There was an insane main event, thrilling comebacks, surprisingly competitive bouts and more. There was also a lot to dislike. The main event might've been a little too insane, analysis on both sides of the Anderson Silva debate are totally off the mark and more. It's time to separate the winners from the losers, the best from the worst and the signal from the noise. Best (and Worst) Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Impression: Nick read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vitor Belfort was offered an interim title bout with Lyoto Machida when Chris Weidman pulled out from UFC 184 with a rib injury, but "The Phenom" turned down the fight. Fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is willing to step up and replace him against anyone if that’s what the UFC wants. Souza is undefeated in the UFC with four wins in a row, capped off by a third-round submission over Gegard Mousasi. Jacare's manager Gilbert Faria believes that an interim title has to be created after an read news >>

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The UFC president spoke to GSP about a return to the octagon in his hometown in April, but the former champ had a good reason to turn it down. With a big UFC show coming up in Montreal on April 25th in Montreal, naturally fans and media alike began to wonder if this could be the site that sees the return of the one of the greatest fighters of all time, Georges St-Pierre. The longtime welterweight champion decided to take a break from the sport last year after UFC 167, and what better place to co read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier offered up some rather encouraging words to his bitter rival, Jon Jones, after the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion admitted himself into a drug rehabilitation center after testing positive for cocaine metabolites prior to the UFC 182 main event title fight. Read more details here. This, despite the fact that Jones dominated the former Olympian last weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) for five rounds (video highlights) and proceeded to continue the "bad blo read news >>

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Several of Bellator’s fighters offered their thoughts on Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. While various Bellator fighters were present in London mainly to promote the ‘British Invasion' set for Bellator 133 - an event where two UK fighters will challenge their respective division's champion on the main card - most could not help but offer their thoughts on the Jon Jones failed drug test announcement that took place during their media day. Fighters such as Paul Daley, James read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Michael Bisping offered his take on the UFC, and from his viewpoint the whole thing sounds like sour grapes. While Ryan Jimmo may be speaking in favor of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, it's to be expected that there will be a lot more current fighters speaking out against it. One of the more vocal on the current roster is Michael Bisping, who's lined himself up as an analyst for Fox Sports when he's not competing in the cage. Bisping recently spoke out about the lawsuit on UFC Tonight read news >>

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UFC on FOX 13 and The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale offered a lot to like. There were standout performances, a new champion was crowned, fighters showed tremendous development, a prospect proved his worth and more. Yet, there were fights with ugly health consequences, an overstatement of success and more. It's time separate the good from the bad, the winners from the losers and the signal from the noise from the UFC weekend. 1. Best Fighters on the Cards: Rafael dos Anjos, Carla Esparza The Fighter read news >>

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