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For BJ Penn, Refusal to Acknowledge End Was Both Blessing and Curse

  • a month ago
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The first time BJ Penn openly discussed retirement was more than five years ago. He slipped away to his warm Hawaiian paradise and contemplated life and decided that no, he preferred the raw and unfo read news >>

Amanda Nunes, First Openly Gay UFC Champ, Accepts Equality Award |

  • 5 months ago
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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes was honored this weekend at the annual Equality California Awards in Los Angeles. read news >>

VIDEO: Amanda Nunes on Being First Openly Gay UFC Champion

  • 7 months ago
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Newly crowned women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes talks about her UFC 200 win over Miesha Tate and being the first openly gay UFC champion. read news >>

Video: Francisco Rivera talks lack of bonus, possible rematch with Urijah Faber

  • a year ago
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After a 21-second thrashing of Alex Caceres, Francisco Rivera openly begged for a $50,000 fight-night bonus. He didn’t get it, but he hopes UFC officials will grant his other wish.Filed under: Featur read news >>

UFC 182 Video: An Emotional Daniel Cormier Breaks Down His Loss to Jon Jones |

  • 2 years ago
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An openly emotional Daniel Cormier breaks down his performance against Jon Jones at UFC 182, admitting that Jones was the better fighter and won the fight. read news >>

Brian Stann talks Sonnen, Belfort at NSAC hearings: 'Consistency is extremely important'

  • 2 years ago
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Brian Stann has openly admitted drug-testing issues played a “major part” in his decision to retire from MMA. So like many others, Stann kept a close eye on Wednesday’s NSAC meeting Filed under: News read news >>

Openly gay Jessica Andrade plans business as usual vs. Carmouche at UFC on FOX 8

  • 3 years ago
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SEATTLE – For the first time in the UFC's history, two openly gay fighters will meet in the octagon when Jessica Andrade takes on Liz Carmouche at UFC on FOX 8. But for Andrade, it's business as usua read news >>

Jon Jones on Anderson Silva: 'He got disrespectful, war gods made him pay'

  • 3 years ago
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UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was openly critical of recently deposed middleweight champ Anderson Silva during a press conference today in support of his fight with Alexander Gustafsson at UF read news >>

CSAC Director on Transgendered Fighter’s Licensure

  • 3 years ago
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Fallon Fox, the first known openly transgendered mixed-martial artist, is only a couple of steps away from receiving a license to compete in California according to California State Athletic Commissi read news >>

Transgender MMA Fighter Fallon Fox Hopes to Compete at Highest Level

  • 3 years ago
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Fallon Fox, MMA’s first known openly transgender athlete, has high hopes for her fighting career. read news >>

UFC’s First Openly Gay Fighter “Never Expected That It Was Gonna Be a Big Deal” (Video)

  • 4 years ago
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Liz Carmouche has gained notoriety for being the first woman to challenge UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon, but also for a surprising new-found role in the LGBT community. read news >>

Referee Franklin stands behind decision not to penalize Bellator's Santos

  • 5 years ago
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In an interview Monday with, Eric Prindle openly questioned whether Thiago Santos committed an intentional foul that forced a premature end to their bout in the finals of Bellator's read news >>