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It was a sad day for current UFC fighters, who poured out their thanks and disappointment following news that the dubbed "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving the promotion. A day after the rumors that the "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving his position as the UFC's site coordinator after 14 years, Watson went to Twitter to confirm the news himself. Watson, a great friend and former manager of the late boxing legend Joe Frazier, was an integral "behind the scenes" part read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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You mess with the daughter, you get the mother. You can't say Cristiane Justino isn't persistent. The former Strikeforce and current Invicta FC featherweight champion is still on her crusade to get a fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. In fact, she was kind enough to give "Rowdy" Lorenzo Fertitta's phone number to get things rolling Just in case she didn't already have it. That little comment didn't sit too well with Rousey's mother, Dr. read news >>

  • a day ago
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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Following women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s arm bar finish of Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Ronda Rousey remains the queen of the women's bantamweight division after beating Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Saturday night in Los Angeles. Rousey and Zingano headlined the card, which was originally supposed to feature a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Weidman got hurt in training, however, which meant cancelling that bout and elevating Rousey vs. Zingano. Here's a look at the main card results and some of the more notable reactions on social media during the pa read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Ronda Rousey is arguably the most dominant champion the UFC has on its roster and she proved why at UFC 184. See how Twitter reacted to her win over Cat Zingano.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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The highly-anticipated UFC debut on Holly Holm went according to the plan for the former pro boxer when she defeated Raquel Pennington in UFC 184’s co-main event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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All the best reactions from UFC fighters on Twitter, during UFC 184. The fights are over and Ronda Rousey is still bantamweight champion. But, how did we get here. The UFC roster was watching and they're here to give you a Twitter journey through the UFC 184 card. All the best tweets, quotes, and moments of insight from the world wide web, collected into one place for your enjoyment. Rousey dominated in an instant one more time. Koscheck got choked lifeless, and there were a ton of fast finishes read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Bellator MMA’s latest fight announcement of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs. Ken Shamrock was met with a collection of groans, laughs, shame and excitement. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, a look at Gina Carano’s influence on a UFC pay-per-view headlined by two women’s bouts, plus dazed responses to Slice vs. Shamrock and Josh Neer’s gym beatdown.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Frank Mir took 1:40 to knock "Bigfoot" Silva clean out at UFC Fight Night 61, and the Twitter world was buzzing -- tweeting, really -- about the finish. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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In a clash of heavyweights in need of a victory, Frank Mir snapped his four-fight losing skid when he knocked out Antonio Silva in the first round of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 61 headliner. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC middleweight Uriah Hall turned to Twitter to issue a challenge to Costas Philippou. It looks like Uriah Hall hasn't given up on a fight with Costas Philippou. The two men were scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 59, but Philippou was forced out of the fight due to a late injury. Hall went on to defeat replacement Ron Stallings, and stated after the fight that he still wanted to meet Philippou. This time around, he took his campaign to Twitter and called the Cypriot fighter out once again, h read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag looks at the UFC’s plans for enhanced drug testing from all possible angles, and still finds a little time to ponder the stakes of the UFC Fight Night 61 headliner between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, (...) read news >>

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