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UFC 184's main event features the most dominant champion in the UFC today. Ronda Rousey steps back inside the Octagon on Saturday to defend her title against No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano. Zingano earned her title shot with a win over Miesha Tate in April 2013, but injuries and personal tragedies forced her out of action for an extended period of time. In her return, she reclaimed that title shot with a stoppage over Amanda Nunes on September 27, 2014. Now the bout between the two undefeate read news >>

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Saturday night's UFC 184 card marks the return of perhaps the biggest current star in mixed martial arts. Ronda Rousey, the women's bantamweight champion of the world, has never been tested in competition. She has only been out of the first round one time, and all 10 of her professional victories have come by stoppage. Rousey has been so dominant, in fact, that the UFC is now touting her in promotional materials as the most dominant female athlete ever. To discuss and debate whether Rousey deser read news >>

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Ronda Rousey has been a dominant champion since coming to the UFC two years ago. She has finished all four of her opponents in the organization in relatively easy fashion and left UFC president Dana White basically wondering who to put in there with her next. White joked on FOX Sports 1 after UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch on Saturday night that if Rousey destroys Cat Zingano at UFC 184, "she's gonna have to start fighting men." Obviously, that will not happen, but there is a scarcity of read news >>

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As the UFC continues filling out its schedule for the first half of 2015, a number of notable female fights have been booked. Robert Sargent discusses those matchups and other news from the world of women’s MMA.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – In a dominant – if unspectacular – performance, Mirsad Bektic mopped the mat with Irish newcomer Paul Redmond.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. It doesn't hurt him that all the contenders ranked above him have already lost to Aldo. Now considered the biggest threat to Aldo's belt, McGregor' read news >>

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Following Conor McGregor’s dominant win over Dennis Siver in Boston on Sunday, fighters took to Twitter to react to the Irishman earning a title shot. read news >>

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BOSTON – It was far from a dominant victory, but Gleison Tibau did just enough to edge out Norman Parke in a workmanlike effort over the course of three close rounds.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic. The move came after a December 4, 2014 drug screening by the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. While the UFC issued a short statement, little is known about how the promotion intends to proceed or what will read news >>

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With his failed Welterweight experiment a not-so-distant memory, Nate Marquardt looked to continue building his Middleweight momentum tonight (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) against Brad Tavares at UFC 182, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And he failed again. Tavares looked to establish his presence early taking the center of the Octagon and taking the fight to Marquardt. To keep him at distance, Marquardt fired off inside leg kicks as the pair attempted to figure out e read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Marion Reneau battered Alexis Dufresne in a fight that should have been stopped before time expired.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In the aftermath of his dominant unanimous decision victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 13, Rafael dos Anjos was the recipient of some very good news. read news >>

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On a heavyweight-centric main card, lightweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Nate Diaz took part in the UFC on Fox 13 co-main event. A much-anticipated match-up between Rafael dos Anjos and Nate Diaz was changed to a catchweight after Diaz failed to make weight on Friday, but it still had plenty of importance pertaining to the lightweight division. It was a huge opportunity for the Brazilian to make another splash and state his case for a title shot, while the much-scrutinized character that read news >>

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In the end, it was perhaps too much, too soon for Rose Namajunas. They came to the cage as opposite portraits. Namajunas was all bounce and intensity, singing along with Young MC and generally looking like someone who came to Las Vegas to complete her journey. Carla Esparza, who perhaps won walkout song of the decade by strolling to the cage to the dulcet tones of "Harvester of Sorrows" by Metallica, looked calm and perhaps even a little scared. It was as though the moment had gotten to her and read news >>

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