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On Memorial Day Weekend, two world title fights headline UFC 187 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Champions Jon Jones and Chris Weidman put their titles on the line. read news >>

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TORRANCE, Calif. -- Cat Zingano was loose and ultra confident at UFC 184 open workouts Thursday. With an emphasis on the latter. When asked how she felt about UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Zingano didn't hesitate. She was candid about where she feels the two stand in the division. "In my eyes, of course, I think I'm the best in the world," the challenger said at UFC Gym after working out for fans. "I've got respect for Ronda, because that would make her second best. I look up t read news >>

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18-time world boxing champion Holly Holm says women's boxing lacks a strong following, but women's mixed martial arts is here to stay. read news >>

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Cat Zingano spoke with the media on Wednesday about her UFC 184 title fight against Ronda Rousey and says she's more confident than ever and believes she's the best in the world. read news >>

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Brock Lesnar, whose contract with World Wrestling Entertainment has less than five weeks to go, walked out of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, without appearing as scripted and advertised on Monday's Raw television show.Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither would budge. The issue was described as resolvable, but not yet resolved. McMahon was attempting to sign Lesnar prior to his deal expirin read news >>

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The GLORY middleweight champion opens up about the four potential opponents who are competing in the GLORY 20 tournament for the right to fight him at GLORY 21, his respect for his fiercest rival Joe Schilling, being a fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme, meeting Mike Tyson, and being the best in the world. It's been a while since Artem Levin has graced the GLORY ring. The last time he was in action was June of last year at Last Man Standing, where he put on a remarkable performance at The Forum in Ing read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

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Watch UFC 184 Embedded which featured the day off of the headliner, Ronda Rousey, along with a training session of Holly Holm. Zuffa's video blog series 'embedded' has returned and seen above is the first episode for UFC 184. Featured on the clip is how Ronda Rousey spends her off day playing World of Warcraft, along with training footage from Holly Holm at Greg Jackson's. Watch the video above. On episode #1 of UFC 184 Embedded, fight week begins and the best women’s bantamweights in the world read news >>

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The MMA world just can't seem to let go of Brock Lesnar. Even his former opponents still want a piece. read news >>

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Standing across from former multiple-division boxing world champion Holly Holm at UFC 184 on February 28 will be former The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 competitor Raquel "Rocky" Pennington. The No. 12-ranked Pennington was originally scheduled to welcome the undefeated mixed martial artist to the big leagues at UFC 181, but Holm pulled out in November due to a neck injury. Now, Rocky has the Jackson's MMA fighter right in her cross hairs. "I don't think she's fought on an elite level or fought th read news >>

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A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has bolstered the line-up of WSOF 19 "Gaethje vs. Palomino" on March 28th with this week's announcement of three new fights for Phoenix, including some surprising names from UFC and Bellator's recent history. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 19 was shaping up to be a good card with the announcement that Justin Gaethje would defend his lightweight title against Luis "Baboon" Palomino, along with the opening round of a four-man light heavyweight tournament featuring read news >>

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World Series of Fighting's debut Phoenix event is rounding into shape. Three new bouts were announced on Thursday for the March 28 card, which is headlined by the WSOF lightweight title fight between champion Justin Gaethje and challenger Luis Palomino. In a light heavyweight bout, the American Top Team's Jake Heun (8-3) takes on Teddy Holder (8-1). Heun has won two in a row and five of six heading into his WSOF debut. Holder, of Tennessee, brings a seven-fight win streak into his WSOF debut. Th read news >>

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