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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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Try to pick a fight with one Rousey, and it appears the rest of the clan is ready to jump in.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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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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Dana's face is priceless! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass put together a special "Welcome to the Show" press conference this afternoon (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015), highlighting several of the upcoming major bouts the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion has scheduled in the coming months. Watch the replay of the press conference here. After about two hours of introductions, media questions, and a fantastic fan Q & A, White announced to the glee of everyone watching and in atte read news >>

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Gilbert Burns needs a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, who was set to meet Burns on March 21 at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was forced out of the match-up with an undisclosed injury. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from Lance. The promotion is trying to find a new opponent for "Durinho" (9-0), who recently scored a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in his lightw read news >>

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One of Bellator MMA’s key young talents has been forced out of his showcase fight at Friday’s Bellator 134 event.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission of touted prospect Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60—the former UFC lightweight champ called out one of the best welterweights alive: top contender Rory MacDonald. "I hear there's a big MacDonald up in Canada who needs a fight," Henderson told broadcaster Jon Anik in the cage after the fight. "If he wants it, I'm game." It d read news >>

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The welterweight bout between Shane Campbell and Derek Boyle seemed like just an ordinary fight.That is, until the third round, when Boyle dropped to his knee following a body kick from Campbell.What happened next was both strange and amazing: Campbell took a step back and appeared to fire a hadouken.For those of you not familiar with the "hadouken" term, it was made popular in the late 1980s and early '90s through the video game Street Fighter.No fire appeared from Campbell's hands, but the tac read news >>

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Leonardo Santos has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Less than 24 hours after the media day that officially announced the fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the promotion announced that Matt Wiman won’t be able to face off against Santos on March 21 due to an injury. Tony Martin has agreed to step up and face the Nova Uniao fighter. Martin (9-2) returns to the same arena where he tapped Fabricio Camoes with a kimura in the first-round at UFC 179 in October, earning his first victory in read news >>

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Kevin Belingon is one of the smallest 135-pounders on the ONE Championship roster and is being constantly linked with a drop down to 125 pounds but after a dominant decision win over former Shooto champion Koetsu Okazaki, he feels he has finally proved that he belongs in this division. "I was happy with my performance against Okazaki because even though I could not get the finish, I dominated the fight completely for three rounds. I think it would be possible for me to go down, but I want to fig read news >>

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Canadian lightweight attraction, Andrew McInnes weighs in on his WSOF opponent, Cody McKenzie, the PED epidemic, new age training implements, diet coaches, what it was like fighting for MFC and more. This Thursday evening, former UFC lightning rod, Cody McKenzie will meet up with Canadian lightweight attraction, Andrew McInnes in the World Series Of Fighting cage. McKenzie will be coming off an extended, two-month-long layoff, and says that this is a "one off thing," and that MMA is more like a read news >>

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It seems as if UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce title challenge Jorge Masvidal isn't keen on his new match-up with Al Iaquinta this April. Jorge Masvidal is 5-1 in the UFC and one of the more exciting guys in the lightweight division. He was expected to get a step up in competition after defeating James Krause last September, and the UFC set him up for an April 4th clash with Bobby Green. When Green pulled out with an injury, former UFC champion Ben Henderson stepped up to take on Masvidal read news >>

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Thales Leites eyes a top 10 opponent for his next bout. And the UFC's resurgent middleweight has somebody in mind. Fresh off a second-round submission victory over Tim Boetsch at UFC 183, which earned him performance of the night and fight of the night bonuses, Leites would like to face former Strikeforce middleweight title contender Tim Kennedy next. Kennedy, ranked No. 8 in the UFC middleweight division, had his four-fight winning streak snapped in a controversial third-round loss to Yoel Rome read news >>

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A late change of opponent has reshuffled the line up for Bellator's next big card on Friday the 13th. The injury bug bites again again. Spike TV recently sent out the word that Julia Budd's original opponent, Talita Nogueira, has withdrawn from their match at Bellator 133, which takes place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., on Feb. 13, 2015, because of an undisclosed injury. Gabrielle "Gabanator" Holloway (4-1) has agreed to step up and fight Budd on short notice, taking the fight just two read news >>

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