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If all the big fights this past weekend in Los Angeles were only possible because of women’s MMA trailblazer Gina Carano, then Marion Reneau was only happy to see the day. The bantamweight Reneau was there at the Staples Center to watch Ronda Rousey defend her 135-pound title against Cat Zingano on Saturday night.But she only came to the sport after watch Carano do her thing a decade ago. With no Carano, there might not have been a Rousey-Zingano -- and there most certainly wouldn’t have been a read news >>

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Following the long-awaited announcement of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing superfight, Bloody Elbow's Mookie Alexander looks back at the UFC's failure to set up MMA's superfight of Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre. Last Friday, the long-awaited and sought after superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao was finally made official. It will surely be boxing's highest grossing fight of all-time and is expected to set PPV box office records come May 2nd in Las Vegas read news >>

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At UFC 184, Ronda Rousey will look to keep her impressive women's bantamweight title run going against one of her most dangerous challengers to date, Cat Zingano. With four straight title defenses, Rousey has already matched the great UFC reigns of Chuck Liddell, Frank Shamrock and Pat Miletich. Should she remain undefeated against Zingano, Rousey would draw even with the likes of Tito Ortiz, Matt Hughes and Demetrious Johnson. Undefeated in nine pro bouts, Zingano needed only two wins inside th read news >>

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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 >>

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Temporary suspensions are going like hot cakes in the February 17th Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith's cases were all up for review. Today was a big day for the Nevanda State Athletic Comission (NAC) four UFC fighters were up on review for drug test failures in connection with recent UFC events. The biggest news was centered around dealing with the drug test failure of Anderson Silva, who tested positive for drostanolone read news >>

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Frank Mir has been on the UFC roster since November 2011. Though, his time with the promotion could soon be coming to an end. At UFC Fight Night 61, Mir will attempt to avoid extending his losing streak to five straight bouts. Despite his recent struggles, Mir does find himself in Saturday's main event opposite Antonio Silva. While not slumping as bad as Mir, Silva has also been on a troubling skid. The Brazilian has not had his hand raised in his past three outings and failed a drug test follow read news >>

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Hot on the heels of the announcement that Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar would headline UFC Fight Night Manila comes confirmation of five more fights. read news >>

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Maybe we’re all feeling a little bit like Alexander Gustafsson right now. You remember how Gustafsson’s 2015 started, right? The erstwhile light heavyweight No. 1 contender rolled into a Jan. 24 title eliminator against underdog Anthony Johnson with sky-high expectations, only to get flattened—crushed, really—in two minutes, 15 seconds. Gustafsson left the Octagon in tears in front of roughly 30,000 fans in his hometown of Stockholm, Sweden. He was probably still a little dazed, wondering how a read news >>

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The "oversaturation" of UFC events has been a hot topic over the last 12 months. That's valid, of course. Hardcore fan status requires the sacrifice of nearly 40 weekends a year these days. What do you get in return for that? Should-be-regional-level fighters you've never heard of wheezing their way to a decision. UFC Fight Night 60, set to go down Saturday, represents a new low for the fans. While mediocre events have become the UFC's standard and outright bad cards have become increasingly com read news >>

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Following a second straight loss in the lightweight division, Benson Henderson accepted an opportunity to return to the Octagon on short notice as a replacement opponent for Brandon Thatch. Originally expected to meet Stephen Thompson in the UFC Fight Night 60 main attraction, Thatch was in desperate need of a new opponent when Wonderboy was forced to withdraw due to a rib injury less than two weeks ago. Despite competing at 156 pounds less than a month ago, Henderson didn't hesitate to accept a read news >>

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Through many seasons of watching football, you learn to condition the reflex to cheer on a big play. You see it, want to believe it, but there’s a brief second where you hold off on the high fives to make sure there aren’t any flags on the field. If there aren’t, boom, rejoice. If there are, let’s be clear -- somebody is sucking the life out of the game. See enough plays wiped out because of a penalty and you can’t help but guard against your own swing in emotions. The UFC is a bit like that the read news >>

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Following the stunning news on Tuesday that Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids and Nick Diaz was hot for pot, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Following the stunning news on Tuesday that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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VanZant spoke to the assembled media at UFC 183, where she addressed criticism of her "hot girls" comments, as well as her experiences with bullying and her good luck in avoiding the Ultimate Fighter. read news >>

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