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Ronda Rousey has already let fans in on most of her many motivations. She mentioned another one Thursday night. In an interview on "Conan," Rousey said she is still affected by the fact that she only won the bronze medal for judo in the 2008 Summer Olympics and not the gold. The UFC women's bantamweight champion said she uses that going into fights. "I'm excited like it's the Olympic games," Rousey told Conan O'Brien about her UFC bouts. "I've been to two Olympics already, so every time I walk o read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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Not wanting to jeopardize the dreams of Olympic hopefuls, a threat has forced the UFC to withdraw its support of the European Judo Championships. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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No one can ever question Miesha Tate’s heart. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Recent flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will be Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo's next test in the UFC. Wrestling standout and Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo wanted to give flyweight another shot, and the UFC has given him that opportunity. After an impressive UFC debut at bantamweight, Cejudo has been booked to face former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas on March 14th: #UFC185 adds flyweight bout between @ChrisCariasoMMA & Olympic gold medal read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following a successful, if delayed, UFC debut at bantamweight, Olympic gold medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo is getting another shot at flyweight. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will take on Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS - After defeating former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at his own game Saturday night for perhaps his greatest victory in a career full of highlights, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was asked whether he now considers himself the greatest mixed martial artist of all-time. "My plan is to become the greatest fighter of all-time," Jones said at the UFC 182 post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand. "It's so feasible. It's so attainable. All I've got to do is stay focused. I' read news >>

  • a month ago
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The new film Foxcather depicts events from the life of Olympic gold medalist wrestler Mark Schultz, played by Channing Tatum. Yesterday (December 31, 2014), Schultz took to twitter to compose a long, rage-filled, invective aimed at the film's director, Bennett Miller Mark Schultz, a UFC veteran and one of the very best collegiate and freestyle wrestlers the United States has ever produced, is extremely angry at Bennett Miller, the director of the recent film Foxcather. The basis of the film come read news >>

  • a month ago
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As part of his training camp for UFC 182, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spent a week working with three-time NCAA national champion wrestler Ed Ruth. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wrestling is known as one of the original Olympic sports and a pillar to mixed martial arts. Many athletes with a strong base in wrestling have been successful in the world of MMA. With standout wrestler Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 182 against Jon Jones on Saturday, here is a look at five individuals who attained great success when competing on the Olympic mats. Some are past names, and others are present competitors. These individuals deserve consideration as some of the best Olympi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMA Fighting has ONE FC 24 results for its Dynasty of Champions event from the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China.MMA Fighting has ONE FC 24 results for its Dynasty of Champions event Friday morning from the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China.In the main event, Song Ya Dong will square off against Ji Xian in a bantamweight contest.Check out complete ONE FC 24 results below.Main cardSong Ya Dong vs. Ji Xian Adrian Pang vs. Vincent LatoelMichae read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – For an Olympic gold medalist wrestler, Henry Cejudo certainly didn’t mind standing and trading punches with Dustin Kimura for three rounds. In a surprising strategy, Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) shunned the grappling game almost entirely in favor of (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC enjoys a network-television broadcast for the final time in 2014 with three heavyweight fights and a key 155-pound affair at UFC on FOX 13. Go inside all the facts and figures for the card inside.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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