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Who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC? Is it Conor McGregor? Is it Jon Jones? Or is it Ronda Rousey? Maybe the newcomer Paige VanZant? We'll never know due to weight classes, but there is one equalizer: Rock Em' Sock Em' Robots. Find out who wins when McGregor, Jones and VanZant battle it out in our version of "the Octagon."Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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After 14 years, the echo of "We rollin'!" will not come crashing off the backstage walls at UFC events. read news >>

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Burt Watson, the beloved site coordinator affectionately dubbed the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars," announced Tuesday that his 14-year run with the UFC had reached an end. Known for his booming rallying cry -- "WE ROLLLLLIIINNN" -- Watson was in many ways the glue that held fight weeks together, a relentlessly exuberant rock who just this year received a lifetime achievement award from the World MMA Awards for his service. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lor read news >>

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The longtime "Babysitter to the Stars," Burt Watson, has parted ways with the UFC. The longtime site coordinator announced his departure via Twitter on Tuesday. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson (@BurtWatson4real) March 3, 2015 Watson wore many hats with the UFC, but was generally considered the glue behind the curtain for the live events and throughout fight week. His trademark yell -- read news >>

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We rollinnnnnnn' ... right out the door and into retirement. After 14 years of babysitting mixed martial arts (MMA) stars for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's leading combat sports promotion, Burt Watson is walking away from the fight game, announcing his retirement earlier today (Tues., March 3, 2015) on Twitter. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson (@BurtWatson4real) Mar read news >>

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Now that UFC 184 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Before UFC 184, many of the UFC's top stars with upcoming fights squared off at the UFC's 'Welcome to the Show' event Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles. read news >>

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If Cat Zingano upsets Rona Rousey on Saturday at UFC 184, the former will be one of the biggest breakout stars this year. However, Rousey is my pick to win a tough main event matchup. Zingano won't embarrass herself, but Rousey's persistence, toughness and skill on the ground will ultimately get her another successful title defense. If we're looking for stars who'll break out on Saturday, the list begins with a young lady making her UFC debut in the co-featured bout. Holly Holm The powerful stri read news >>

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The mixed martial arts night sky is littered with glowing entities of all shapes and sizes. From perennial champions to fearless contenders, these burning giants ignite the cage whenever they fight. But along the way, in accordance with life itself, some of these masterful virtuosos fade away into MMA darkness. Not to worry. The sport has a weird way of creating new famous fixtures right before our very own eyes. 2015 is the next stop along this cosmic combat timeline. Here are five UFC fighters read news >>

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Now that UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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MMA stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both face a temporary suspension for failed drug tests at UFC 183. Bleacher Report Lead MMA Writer Jeremy Botter reported on the matter Tuesday: Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com reports that Silva tested positive for the steroid drostanolone, and Diaz failed due to traces of marijuana metabolites detected in his system. Okamoto also provided succinct specificity regarding Silva's recent history of failed tests: UFC 183 was held on January 31 at MGM Grand Garden Ar read news >>

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Now that UFC Fight Night 60 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be well represented -- though not in a good way -- at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) meeting on Feb. 17, 2015, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET from inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. That's where temporary suspensions are expected to be enforced for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith, who all failed recent drug tests and will likely be scheduled for disciplina read news >>

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While former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen is still banned from the Octagon, he might just be poised to start appearing in the squared circle. Speaking on Off the Record with Michael Landsberg on TSN, "The American Gangster" spilled the beans that he would be meeting with representatives of the WWE at WrestleMania 31. "I got a call. WWE said, 'Look, we've got WrestleMania. We've got a Hall of Fame show coming up,'" he explained. "If you want to come out...co read news >>

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