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For about 10 seconds on Saturday night, the light-heavyweight title bout at UFC 152 seemed competitive.
As Vitor Belfort locked up an armbar off his back and clung to it like a drowning man to a piece of driftwood, you could almost convince yourself that he belonged in a fight with UFC 205-pound champion Jon Jones. Maybe. If you squinted so the size difference wasn't so apparent. And if you didn't stick around to watch the next 15 or so minutes of the fight, which were all Jones, all the wa read news >>
While he's had just four fights in the UFC, Glover Teixeira is already a top contender in the promotion's light-heavyweight division. While the humble 33-year-old hasn't yet pressed the issue, he wants to make sure everyone understands it's not because he's not ready for the challenge. read news >>
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After six years, 15 fights with the promotion and six victories in his past seven fights, Rafael dos Anjos is finally getting his long-awaited wish: the chance to headline a UFC event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
With Joby Sanchez headed to the UFC, Legacy FC flyweight champion Matt Manzanares has a new opponent for next month’s RFA 18 headliner.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
At UFC 173 T.J. Dillashaw put on a scientific performance against Renan Barao, dominating the former champion for almost an entire five rounds before putting him away in the middle of the last round. Barao was thought to be unbeatable, and Dillashaw beat him with near-impunity.
The rematch is set for the main event of UFC 177 on August 30, but there are other fights that may have been a better option for Dillashaw’s first bantamweight title defense. Because of Barao’s previous 33-fight unbeaten read news >>
The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier may have been postponed, but don’t expect contender Alexander Gustafsson to take a fight for the purpose of staying busy in the interim. read news >>
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey once again used a Mike Tyson comparison when assessing the unpredictability of her fights so far. There is no doubt about it: Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars in the UFC today and Dana White has no problem shouting it from the rooftop if necessary.
The UFC President has never been one to balk at an opportunity to heavily promote the promotion's latest heroine. Following rapid-fire victories over Sara McMann and Alexis Davis in her latest tit read news >>
Newly minted light heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier is feeling like a new man now that he’s fighting champ Jon Jones for the belt. Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>
UFCFIGHTPASS.com BEGINS HISTORIC INVICTA DEAL WITH TWO TITLE FIGHTS ON SEPTEMBER 6
FULL INVICTA LIBRARY NOW AVAILABLE ON UFCFIGHTPASS.com read news >>
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After nine months off, Invicta Fighting Championships will return in September with its debut on the UFC’s Fight Pass digital network.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Ronda Rousey has defeated all her opponents by an average time that is actually shorter than the entire length of her Joan Jett walkout song. While this is great for her, it's really bad for the women's bantamweight division. And if the champ keeps fighting three times a year or more, it may be even worse.
When the Joan Jett song "Bad Reputation" begins playing -- the walk out music for UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey -- it takes 19 seconds before one of the baddest women in Rock read news >>