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Ronda Rousey needed less than 30 seconds to put away Cat Zingano and retain the UFC women's bantamweight crown. The former Olympic judoka defended her belt for the fifth time and pushed her record to 11-0. As she looks down at the rest of the division chasing her, questions arise as to who will be her next opponent. There are a number of individuals to pick from, but Holly Holm should not be the answer. When looking at the UFC rankings for the 135-pound women's division it's clear that Rousey ha read news >>

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Ronda Rousey needed all of 14 seconds to defend her UFC women's bantamweight title and defeat Cat Zingano at UFC 184. Almost immediately after the opening bell rang, Rousey saw an opening and locked in her armbar. From there, Zingano had no choice but to tap. The result tied the UFC record for quickest submission: Perhaps even more impressive was the fact that Rousey admitted the armbar was completely improvised in the middle of the Octagon, per MMA Fighting: MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani noted h read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – Alan Jouban needed only one small opening to flip things on Richard Walsh in their bout on the UFC 184 pay-per-view.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Frank Mir needed less than two minutes tonight (Sat., Feb. 22, 2015) to erase more than four years of mediocrity and frustration. The former Heavyweight champion stopped Antonio Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, his first win inside the Octagon since snapping Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's arm in half way back in Dec. 2011. And he didn't even need to rely on his Brazilian jiu-jitsu. On the contrary, it was a left jab that he used to star read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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First came the news that Glover Teixeira needed to drop out of his Feb. 22 fight against Rashad Evans. Then came the info, dropped almost as an aside by UFC president Dana White after UFC 183, that Evans is hurt, too. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has been out of action since he defeated Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. An injury to his right knee caused him to pull out of a planned fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, which led to the infamous substitution of Patrick Cummins in his place. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Chael Sonnen had a lot to say about Anderson Silva's recent drug test result, which was positive for steroids, noting the former champ had to do what was necessary. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – After missing weight by four pounds, John Lineker needed a win over Ian McCall just to climb out of the UFC’s doghouse before being banished to bantamweight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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It was 14 months ago that UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy knocked out Rafael Natal. But the effects of that blow lingered for the Brazilian. Filed under: News read news >>

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Daniel "DC" Cormier is committed to learning from his mistakes. After a five-round battle with UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier was left beaten, battered and bruised. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career, Cormier's hand was not raised by the end of his contest. The sting was real. But it's something he says he needs. Speaking on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, Cormier said he's rewatched his fight with Jones several times because he needs to read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones needed five grueling rounds to defeat Alexander Gustafsson. Anthony Johnson made the task look far simpler on Saturday night. read news >>

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Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver. His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo. What's interesting about this case is that McGregor has done so in such a way that his messaging outside of the Octagon has been almost more important than what he was able to do within the cage. In less than two years, Conor McGregor and the UFC have learned how to properly book and promote growing stars that will benefit those to follow. With read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

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UFC officials today announced Boston’s Orpheum Theatre will play host to Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 59 weigh-ins, but fans should note they will need to secure complimentary tickets for admission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Couched in the paperwork that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 fight with Daniel Cormier is a figure that concerns an anti-doping expert and endocrinologist consulted by MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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