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With a potential Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title shot on the line, top contenders Miesha Tate and Sara McMann put on a show Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) in the "Prelims" main event of UFC 183, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (full recap here). In the end, "Cupcake" came from behind to earn a huge majority decision victory over the former Olympic silver medalist. After a first round that saw McMann nearly knockout Tate in the f read news >>

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Former UFC title challenger Sara McMann discusses her upcoming title fight against Miesha Tate, as well as the concept of sexuality in WMMA. read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defended her belt at UFC 175, destroying Alexis Davis in the opening moments of the fight. read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight contender, Miesha Tate says she's the one to beat Rousey. With women's MMA being so fresh to the UFC, rematches are bound to happen with more frequency than the male divisions, due to a much smaller roster. The bantamweight division is the hot spot right now, and all eyes are on the champion, Ronda Rousey's belt. Longtime rival, Miesha Tate will be making her 5th Octagon appearance against Olympic wrestling silver medalist, Sara McMann Saturday night at UFC 183, but she' read news >>

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Miesha Tate joins Majority Draw Radio to talk PEDs in women's MMA, her fight with Sara McMann, why Rousey doesn't need Cyborg, and much, much more! read news >>

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UFC women's strawweight standout, Joanne Calderwood discusses Paige VanZant's recent comment about the matchmaking and notes the irony of her being on the shelf due to an experience disparity. With the recent news that women's strawweight stars, Paige VanZant and Felice Herrig will be facing off in the Octagon for the 15th instllment of the UFC On Fox series of fight cards, a bit of controversy has already begun to swirl concerning a comment that VanZant made about the matchmaking for the bout, read news >>

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Video: UFC women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey reveals her "Warrior's Code" ahead of her upcoming title defense against division No. 1 contender Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. read news >>

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The best two women in mixed martial artists will be fighting in Los Angeles on the last weekend in February. Only, they won't be fighting each other. While UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her belt against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 at the Staples Center, Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino will be competing a night prior just a mile-and-a-half down Figueroa St. at the Shrine Auditorium. The Invicta FC featherweight champion will defend her title against Charmaine Tweet on Friday read news >>

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What's this? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey getting some love from the boxing community? Believe it. While "Rowdy" has been disrespected in the past by both pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and female boxing icon Ann Wolfe (probably because of comments like this), she gets nothing but love from legendary Filipino sensation Manny Pacquiao. So humbling to hear such kind words from a legend like @emmanuelpacquiao @gfc_diamond @teamgfc @mitsub read news >>

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Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza has a date and opponent for her first title defense. Robert Sargent discusses that news and more in our latest Women’s MMA Report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta confirms current negotiations underway with Cris Cyborg for the women's bantamweight division, in hopes of a blockbuster fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. In the latest round of "Will she or won't she," ESPN recently confirmed that Cris Cyborg is in contract negotiations with the UFC. Cyborg has been inactive in mixed martial arts competition since July 2013, when she claimed the Invicta featherweight belt from former champion, Marloes Coenen. Injuries and indecision ab read news >>

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A women's bantamweight contest between Liz Carmouche and Lauren Murphy has been added to UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4, 2015 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., according to UFC officials Tuesday.Carmouche will try to snap a two-fight skid at the event. She has lost to Miesha Tate at UFC on FOX 3 and Alexis Davis at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 via unanimous decision. She is 1-3 in the UFC.Murphy will try to again to get her first UFC win the Octagon. She lost to Sara McMann via split decision read news >>

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Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Strawweight Champion, Carla Esparza, will make her first-ever title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event of UFC 185, which takes place at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on March 14, 2015. Ariel Helwani shared the good news on "UFC Tonight" earlier this evening. Esparza ran the 115-pound female gauntlet on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, scoring wins over Angela Hill, Tecia Torres and Jessica Penne to punch h read news >>

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Carla Esparza's first UFC women's strawweight title defense will be made in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 on March 14th. After a full season of exposure on The Ultimate Fighter on Fox Sports 1, the women's 115 lbs division's second championship fight will be on the co-main event of a UFC PPV. Formally announced by the UFC this evening, strawweight champion Carla Esparza will go up against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185 in Dallas on March 14th. The champ @CarlaEsparza1 defends her title for the first t read news >>

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