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Raise your hand if you want to see Ronda Rousey defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title against Bethe Correia. What about Jessica Eye? The multitude of crickets chirping in the background can be heard a million miles away. If we are talking about what’s deserved, then by all means, give Correia or Eye the next shot at Rousey. But are either of those matchups what pay-per-view customers want to see? It’s obviously slim pickings from here on out, seeing as Rousey has made the rest of the divisio read news >>

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Ken Shamrock and Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson admit there are two primary reasons they’ve agreed to an upcoming Bellator MMA fight: It’s a chance to have fun, and it’s also a chance to make a little money.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, (...) read news >>

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Anthony Johnson: Destroyer of worlds, DEFIER OF LOGIC! The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender, who scored a devastating first-round knockout over Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC on FOX 14 main event, has promotion president Dana White baffled over the shocking turn of events. That's according to White's comments on The Jim Rome show (via MMA Fighting). "It's crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn't lik read news >>

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UFC President Dana White may not have been in attendance for Anthony Johnson's massacre of Alexander Gustafsson this past Saturday at UFC on FOX 14, but even he can't believe the ease with which Johnson handled the mighty Swede in his own backyard. "It's crazy," White said Wednesday on The Jim Rome Show. "If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn't like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it's three pounds. You move up a weight class here, read news >>

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Daniel Cormier may have just lost his chance at winning the UFC light heavyweight title, but he thinks a win over Alexander Gustafsson gets him right back in the mix. Daniel Cormier is trying to figure out how to get back into the title hunt, and his answer just might be Alexander Gustafsson. The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner is coming off a unanimous decision loss to champion Jon Jones, and Gustafsson was stopped in the first round by Anthony Johnson last weekend. Johnson will now f read news >>

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A fight promoter is always at the mercy of reality, in the sense the best laid plans can and often do blow up in a promoter's face on a regular basis. It was very obvious from the moment it was announced what Sunday night's UFC Fight Night main event with Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver was supposed to be. Siver was a good, if aging, stand-up fighter who is hard to finish. But he was going in with both a major speed and reach disadvantage. He was tailor-made to showcase McGregor, whose gift of g read news >>

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With his win over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, No. 5 featherweight contender Conor McGregor earned a shot at 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. In the stacked featherweight class, multiple other competitors were deserving of a title shot, but McGregor rose above the rest by igniting MMA fans with his confidence inside and outside the Octagon. With a 5-0 start to his UFC career, the Irishman has set up what will be one of the most highly anticipated 145-pound bouts in MMA history. During the UF read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- During a scrum at UFC 182, Travis Browne talks about wanting a rematch with Fabricio Werdum, his personal expectations, the conversation Joe Rogan had with Brendan Schaub following their fight, a potential match-up with Junior dos Santos, and more. read news >>

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UFC President today confirmed what Rory MacDonald wanted to avoid. The welterweight standout has to wait his turn. read news >>

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Why is there still so much consternation over leg attacks in MMA and more specifically, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares' history of them? Is the scrutiny about leg locks or is Palhares' use of them forcing an examination of the practice entirely? Do the MMA and grappling communities even have a fair view of leg attacks at all? Should these techniques be reviewed for use in MMA? In the wake of the brutal kneebar submission of Jon Fitch at WSOF 16, MMA Fighting spoke with elite grappl read news >>

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The UFC’s heavyweights have never really found their stride. For a brief time during the Brock Lesnar Administration, the 265-pound division felt fresh and vital. It felt—for lack of a better word—big. But first diverticulitis and then increasingly difficult competition felled Lesnar, and the heavyweight ranks lapsed back into their old, unstable tricks again. Such was the case for almost all of 2014. Current champion Cain Velasquez may be the most talented man ever to fight in the UFC’s heavies read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Although she still has only one UFC bout to her credit, big things appear to be on the horizon for strawweight Claudia Gadelha.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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When it recently came to light that the UFC signed former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil “CM Punk” Brooks to a multifight deal, the news sent shock waves throughout the world of mixed martial arts. The signing came as a shock to many UFC fighters and fans alike, mainly due to Brook’s lack of MMA experience. The sports world immediately responded: Seriously though this isn't pro wrestling, this is fighting, this is mixed martial arts. I understand the CM Punk thing, but it's a read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, we look at the UFC’s deal with Reebok from every angle imaginable, then move on to discuss UFC 181, Brock Lesnar’s prospects in Bellator, and Cung Le’s request for his walking papers.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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