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UFC lead analyst Joe Rogan not only sees women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as a special athlete, he believes she could defeat half of the men's 135ers on the roster. Ronda Rousey is the shining star this weekend after she once again easily dispatched her title challenger in less than a minute. The reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion submitted the previously unbeaten Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds, making it the fastest finish in UFC championship history and the fastest submission read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 20 days ago
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For fighters on the UFC roster, the chance to make an additional $50,000 or even $100,000 per fight with the company’s performance bonuses can prove a life-changing opportunity. Bellator MMA featherweight champ Patricio Freire wants that same shot.Filed (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes Phil "CM Punk" Brooks' Octagon debut will be competitive. While Fertitta is not sure who exactly will introduce Brooks to the cage, he recently told ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto the company will "most likely" look outside its current roster to find a suitable opponent. But that doesn't mean it's searching for any Joe off the streets who took a class or two at a local dojo. Prefacing his comments by saying he'll defer to UFC matchmaker Joe Silva for the official book read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

  • a month ago
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ONE FC added two undefeated fighters to the roster this week with Australian bantamweight Jordan Lucas and Korean welterweight Dae Ryeong Kim both putting pen to paper on long term deals. The former recently won the Brace MMA 135-pound Grand Prix while the latter is the older brother of Dae Hwan Kim. Lucas (7-0) is the Brace MMA Bantamweight Champion and won an eight-man tournament to win the belt. He holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and had a background in Muay Thai and Combat Sambo. read news >>

  • a month ago
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At least one fighter on the UFC roster thinks that Jon Jones hasn't really been busted for cocaine. With the lack of actual punishment, surge in media coverage, and multiple error laden process, at least one fighter isn't buying Jon Jones' cocaine problem as being on the up and up. Unsurprisingly, that fighter is Nate Diaz. Diaz the Younger took to twitter recently, to voice his disbelief in the idea that Jon Jones' newfound controversy is actually legitimate. His main source of incredulity, a r read news >>

  • a month ago
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Invicta FC has added to its roster with several new signings, the promotion today announced. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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It looks like the UFC has added a little bit of roster turnover to the changing of the calendar. Over the past week, the UFC has been thinning the herd a bit, apparently. 8 fighters have reported their release, retirement, or been taken off the books heading in to 2015. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the removal of 6 of them (and the previously reported Charlie Brenneman) all but confirming their release from underneath Zuffa's promotional banner. Most publicly, Phil Harris and Isaac Vallie-Flagg both read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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While most female fighters seem to aspire to join the UFC roster, veteran bantamweight Tonya Evinger insists she just doesn’t care about ever stepping in the octagon. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It looks like former WEC staple and UFC action fighter Anthony Njokuani may be taking his next bout outside the UFC. It looks like another round of UFC releases may be in the works, with the apparent removal of three fighters from the UFC's active rosters. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO first reported the changes, and barring the rare data entry error, those changes almost always mean that a fighter's time with Zuffa has come to a close. Appearing on the chopping block today are Anthony Njokuani, Bruno Santos, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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We’ve all heard the stories from the Hawaiian fighters who graced the UFC roster over the years, from Penn to Holloway, Grove to Tavares. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Cage Warriors has made a roster addition with a highly regarded British middleweight. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Titan FC continues to bolster its roster with the recent addition of fight new fighters, including a pair of UFC veterans and a Bellator vet. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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