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Ronda Rousey goes topless for Buffalo David Vitton

Undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was announced as the first female face of Buffalo David Vitton, a highly successful lifestyle brand founded in Montreal back in the mid-80’s. Some racy photos featuring Rousey, and a lucky male model, were released earlier today and we have them for you below. We’ll even add in a bonus behind-the-scenes video for good measure.
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TUF 20: Aisling Daly keeps Team Pettis rolling with a win over Angela Magana

Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Aisling Daly and Angela Magana put on the fight of the season so far. It was an exciting action filled fight with one of the worst referees in the show’s history. How much he influenced is hard to quantify but he did influence it. Which is unfortunate because it does take way from the fight and Daly’s win a little just by being a distraction...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Two UFC Title Fights Announced For February

UFC President Dana White took to Twitter to announce two upcoming title fights for the February 28th event. Chris Weidman will finally defend his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort, while a bantamweight championship bout between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been moved to the card, which will take place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Our new head of...
Via Ring Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weidman-Belfort, Rousey-Zingano official for UFC 184 in Los Angeles

Reunited and it feels so violent If it ain’t broke – don’t fix it. The undefeated duo of Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey will reunite once again to headline a UFC PPV together for the 3rd time is just 14 months. Weidman (12-0) and Rousey (10-0) will defend their straps against current #1 contenders Vitor Belfort (24-10) and Cat Zingano (9-0) in two highly anticipated and long...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Coach TUF Brazil 4, Won’t Fight Each Other

On Wednesday, the UFC announced former champions Anderson Silva (pictured) and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth installment of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” Contrary to TUF tradition, the two Brazilian icons will not face each other at season’s end. UFC president Dana White said they will meet different opponents when the show wraps. “A lot of people were...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Boetsch Battles Thales Leites at UFC 183

A middleweight bout between Tim Boetsch (pictured) and Thales Leites has been added to UFC 183. UFC officials confirmed the scrap Tuesday. The January 31 event takes place at a yet-to-be determined venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boetsch collected a much needed win by beating Brad Tavares in his last outing. “The Barbarian” had lost three of his last four prior to August’s bout...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez’s Knee Injury Worse Than Anticipated

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez just can’t seem to get any luck injury wise with it now emerging that his latest knee issue has turned out to be worse than was originally anticipated. Velasquez had originally been dealing with a slight tear to his miniscus during fight camp, but had intended to compete against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 with it anyway. However, a slip...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Focusing On Weight Cut For Title Fight At UFC 180

Mark Hunt was recently handed the opportunity of a lifetime when Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta asked him if he’d step in at short notice for an interim heavyweight title fight against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Hunt, who knocked out Roy Nelson just a month ago, says he immediately said yes when asked about the fight, but confesses that since he hadn’t been anticipating getting...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Brown wants to welcome Georges St-Pierre back to UFC

Not many people have begged to fight the dominant former Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, but not many people are Matt “The Immortal” Brown. Prior to St-Pierre vacating his title at the end of 2013, Brown had been vying for a title shot against GSP, believing his style meshed well against the former champion. Now nearly a year later, and with rumors of a St-Pierre comeback...
Via Fight Hub TV
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anderson Silva signs 15-fight extension with UFC

Just two fights into the unprecedented 10-fight UFC contract extension Anderson Silva signed in 2013, Silva claims they have ripped up that agreement and inked a new 15-bout deal. “I had seven fights on my contract (including upcoming fight with Nick Diaz),” Silva told Brazilian website Combate. “I met (UFC co-owners) Lorenzo [Fertitta] and Dana [White] on Thursday, and that...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo tested, but not beaten in UFC 179

After five of the most competitive rounds Jose Aldo has ever fought, he remains the UFC featherweight champion. UFC 179 was Chad Mendes’ opportunity to show the world how far he’d come since being knocked out by Aldo two years ago. Even though Mendes displayed monumental strides in the evolution of his striking game, it […] The post Jose Aldo: The Phenomenon Tested But Not...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC may regret premature pairing of Conor McGregor, Dennis Siver

Following weeks of speculation related to the possibility of an upcoming title shot and an ongoing war of words with both Chad Mendes and featherweight champ Jose Aldo, the UFC pulled another rabbit out of it’s bottomless hat late last week with a somewhat surprising decision to give Conor McGregor one final obstacle to overcome before fighting for the 145-pound belt. Conveniently...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 179 Recap: Jose Aldo Holds off Chad Mendes

Jose Aldo survived an early onslaught from a very game Chad Mendes and went on to retain his UFC Featherweight Championship by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 179, Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mendes scored the first knockdown of the contest, dropping the champion with a left hook, but Aldo responded with a knockdown of his own in the first round, setting...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

40-Year-old Mark Hunt defying the odds with unlikely shot at interim belt

As always, injuries are the mother of opportunity for mixed martial artists, but being in the right situation when a promotion comes calling for a replacement is the difference between having a chance to capitalize on that opportunity, and adding another ”I almost” story to an unlikely contender’s post-fight career. Earlier this week, one of those potentially career-making...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Weidman vs Belfort To Be Rescheduled for UFC 184 in LA

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been sidelined by injuries since his July victory over Lyoto Machida but the long awaited matchup against Vitor “No More TRT” Belfort is back on the radar. MMAjunkie.com has the scoop on the UFC talks: A middleweight title fight between champ Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort is likely headed to Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Feb...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Sends Bulletproof Car to Pick Up Conor McGregor From Brazil Airport (Video)

Conor McGregor is doing his best to steal the show at UFC 179. He’s not on the fight card but somehow he’s still featured on the latest episode of UFC Embedded. You can watch as Conor lands in Rio and is picked up by a bulletproof car. The latest episode also features the headliners of UFC 179 preparing for saturday’s fight. Jose Aldo is shown joking with fellow Brazilian...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Has Now Pulled Out Of UFC 180 As Well

The woes continue for the injury plagued UFC 180 event in Mexico on November 15th as now Diego Sanchez has pulled out of the event too. Sanchez had already seen two potential match-ups at the event fall through after both Myles Jury and then Joe Lauzon both succumbed to injuries, and now it’s turn with the fighter reporting that he’s torn a knee ligament. “To all my fans I...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldo-Mendes rematch has become three-pronged affair

Finally, after a three-week layoff that felt much longer, MMA’s leading promotion will return on Saturday with one of the sport’s most highly-anticipated rematches in the main event of UFC 179 when featherweight champ Jose Aldo will put his belt on the line against top-ranked contender Chad Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In January of 2012, Aldo won the first battle of this...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tito Ortiz: Bonnar’s been living on his knees with UFC giving as many BJ’s as possible

Former UFC Light Heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA contender Tito Ortiz has never been one to mince words. In his most recent rivalry with fellow former UFC star Stephan Bonnar, Ortiz is definitely not pulling any punches. Speaking with FightHubTV yesterday, Ortiz gave some fiery anecdotes when asked about his upcoming opponent. Noting his displeasure with Bonnar bringing...
Via Fight Hub TV
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Velasquez Out – Won’t Defend Title Against Werdum

MMA News, – According to reports, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be defending the heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum. This bout, which was scheduled to take place in Mexico City, was to be the first UFC big splash in the Latino MMA market. Werdum will remain on the card and will now face Mark Hunt in a interim title bout. Hunt is coming off of...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir wants a rubber match with Brock Lesnar

Combate recently interviewed former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who shared on why he still dislikes his old rival Brock Lesnar, his rivalry with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and more. Below are some highlights: Mir on if he would accept a rubber match with Lesnar: “I think that his comeback would be good for MMA. He’s still popular, people know who he is and he brings attention...
Via WZR Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: War Machine attempted to commit suicide in jail

Jonathan Koppenhaver—aka War Machine—is currently awaiting trial on 32 felony charges (including attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault) for the alleged beating of then-girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend, Corey Thomas. He recently sent a jailhouse letter to a friend, in which he claimed he was "ambushed" by Thomas. And now, according to TMZ, he reportedly...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

War Machine tried to commit suicide in jail

MMA fighter War Machine tried to commit suicide in jail on Tuesday, according to a report. TMZ says War Machine, real name Jonathan Koppenhaver, was found on the ground of his jail cell by an officer at the Clark County Jail. War Machine was said to be unresponsive and had a piece of linen tied...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

War Machine reportedly attempted suicide in jail cell

Former MMA fighter War Machine is in a medical isolation cell on suicide watch, after a corrections officer foiled the inmate’s attempt to kill himself last Tuesday night.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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