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Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace, Rener Gracie says Cris Cyborg gets too much credit and goes on to say that Rousey is so good that he doesn't see any woman in the world beating her. This past weekend was big for women's MMA. With both Invicta FC and the UFC featuring the top two females in the sport, and both sporting impressive wins in under a minute, it stands to reason that fan demand for a bout between UFC women's bantamweight champ, Ronda Rousey and Invicta FC featherweight champ, Cris Cyborg is at read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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It's no secret that Ronda Rousey is fast running out of contenders to compete for her bantamweight throne. Following her 14-second victory over Cat Zingano at UFC 184, Rousey has now defeated all five of the top-ranked female fighters in her division. And while there are still decent challenges out there in Jessica Eye and Bethe Correia, there's really only one name that carries the buzz of a potential blockbuster match-up: Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino. Rousey and read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Bethe Correia has amassed an undefeated 9-0 record and beaten two of Ronda Rousey's team mates. Now Correia feels it is her time to take on the "really selfish" champion. While most fight fans have been transfixed by the story of Ronda Rousey's meteoric rise to the top of the upper echelon of combat sports, one fighter remains unimpressed. Bethe Correia has paved a path of destruction so far in her short UFC career. Speaking prior to Ronda Rousey's title defense against Cat Zingano at UFC 184, t read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Although a lot of people are wondering whether Ronda Rousey can be beaten, UFC President Dana White said there’s no shortage of women willing to try. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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LOS ANGELES -- A common theme ran through the people's questions and comments for Anthony "Rumble" Johnson during a Friday afternoon Q & A session at LA Live. One after another, fans stepped to the mic and asked Johnson to knock Jon Jones out when the two tangle for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on May 23, though many put the matter in far more profane terms. Among the well-wishers,was one fan, a woman from Sweden, who first told "Rumble" she was "pissed" because he defeated Alexand read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko talks about the effect PEDs are having on MMA. A lot has happened in the world of Mixed Martial Arts since PRIDE's longtime heavyweight champion, Fedor Emelianenko, retired in 2012 after a first round knockout victory over former UFC champion Pedro Rizzo. The final stanza of Emelianenko's career was bittersweet - while "The Last Emperor" wrapped his career up with 3 straight victories, they were preceded with 3 quick loses to Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva and Dan read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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As a boxer, Holly Holm won decisions. As a mixed martial artist, she gets knockouts. What changed, and how does she do it? BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks it down. Holly Holm was a very successful professional boxer. From 2002 to 2013 she racked up a career record of 33 wins with only two losses and three draws. She even secured a rematch against Anne Sophie Mathis, the heavy handed boxer who handed her the more brutal of her two defeats, and smartly outboxed her to avenge the lo read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Strawweight prospect Paige VanZant has already proved a polarising figure in the infancy of her career. UFC president Dana White reflects on what makes VanZant a star in the making. Top strawweight prospect Paige VanZant became the latest UFC fighter to sign an exclusive deal with Reebok this week. The deal means 20 year old VanZant will join an exclusive list of the sport's biggest names, including champions Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones, as well as out spoken Irishman Conor McGregor, who signed f read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Featherweights Cole Miller and Max Holloway watched film of each other’s fights and figured out quick that they were in for a tough night of work.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Dead people are so unreliable. Turns out the cadaver used to put Rashad Evans' knee back together has quit without notice, forcing the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin to go back under the knife for ACL surgery. Again. His knee "popped" around Christmas time, according to a report from UFC Tonight. "Suga" (19-3-1) was expected to throw hands opposite Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61; however, the Brazilian was felled by injury and the p read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Some people joked about their frustration levels when Twinkies were going to be taken off the market. For UFC flyweight Ray Borg, the situation was far more serious.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Anderson Silva’s personal photographer discusses the former champion’s legacy in MMA, and a possible match-up against Georges St. Pierre. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The high-flying kickboxer is ready to get back in action and follow up his insane knockout over Francois Ambang that shocked the world at GLORY 16 in May 2014. "Real Deal" will take on Jonatan Oliveira in the semifinal round of the GLORY 19 welterweight-contender tournament this Friday night (Feb. 6, 2015). Raymond Daniels moved swiftly through the air at GLORY 16, almost effortlessly, yet it was as if he was suspended in mid-flight like time had somehow stopped. The left foot of "Real Deal" had read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ed Herman knows your first reaction will be to laugh or roll your eyes, but if you give him a few minutes, he’ll explain why he’s a bad matchup for former UFC middleweight champion and perhaps the greatest fighter in MMA history, Anderson Silva.Filed (...) read news >>

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