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Transgender women's featherweight mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is tired of having her name dragged through the mud by UFC fighters, which is why she'd like a chance to shut them up—even UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. Last week, the "Rowdy" one said she'd have no problem beating up Fox, even though she has an unfair advantage due to the fact the 38-year-old was born as a male, per TMZ. Fox posted an in-depth response on her Facebook page this past Friday: Fox also references form read news >>

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It's official. Former women's featherweight Strikeforce and current Invicta featherweight champion Cris Justino will make her bantamweight debut on December 5th at Invicta 10. No opponent or venue for the Brazilian has been named. The UFC made the news official on Monday. Justino, 29, is 12-1 with 1 no-contest in professional mixed martial arts, but has never competed in the bantamweight division. She last competed in MMA July of 2013 where she won the Invicta featherweight champion by defeating read news >>

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Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate handed Rin Nakai her first career loss at UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson in Japan on Saturday. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey was in Brazil last weekend as part of the UFC Fight Night 51 festivities (video here). Naturally, the Brazilian media wanted to know more about her thoughts on local fighter, Cristiane Justino. "Rowdy" provided a "horrendous" scouting report. It didn't take long for Justino to catch wind of those comments and as expected, she had a few of her own. In addition to accusing the Olympic judoka of being "uneducated" about read news >>

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The Rowdy One went down to Brazil this week and whilst conducting a seminar with UFC and Pride legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria threw two-time Pan-American gold medalist and judo world champion Rafaela Silva around like a ragdoll for the amusement and edification of the students. read news >>

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The two ladies on Saturday's UFC Japan fight card have no problem using what they got to get what they want. With the UFC and Fox Sports 1 trying to downplay the fact that the first all-women's season of The Ultimate Fighter debuted to the worst ratings in the show's history, by talking up the number of DVR and encore presentation viewers, the debate rages about the best way to sell WMMA. Zach Arnold is insistent that the UFC and Fox have "blown it on the story telling front" on the series so fa read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The women's bantamweight contender has had a difficult past 18 months, but she's ready to get back in the cage. read news >>

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The fact that former Queen of Pancrase Rin Nakai is known for her racy viral videos at least at much as her fighting ability isn't an accident. Obviously, the attention-grabbing videos help sell herself, but Nakai says that ultimately they're intended to promote her organization. "To wear something unique or different than other fighters, people pay more attention to the promotion," Nakai told FOX Sports. "I think this is part of my honor to get more attention from the fans." Undefeated at 16-0- read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The women's bantamweight contender has had a difficult past 18 months, but she's ready to get back in the cage. read news >>

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Join us tonight for live discussion of episode 2 of The Ultimate Fighter season 20, as we crown the inaugural UFC Women's Strawweight champion. Tonight: #2 Joanne Calderwood vs. #15 Emily Kagan. Tonight is episode 2 of the latest season of that never-say-die UFC stalwart: The Ultimate Fighter. TUF 20, or The Ultimate Fighter: Crowning A Champion (or maybe even Team Pettis vs. Team Melendez) features 16 women vying to become the inaugural UFC Women's Strawweight champion. Last week, the women wer read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino—she's just waiting for a contract to sign. Speaking to the Brazilian media in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, the Rowdy one continued to criticize her most hated adversary for just about every reason imaginable, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. My pace, nobody can overwhelm me. And the way that she is on the ground, it’s absolute horrendous. And her read news >>

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