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Ronda Rousey on having kids: 'I'm an ovarian goldmine'

Ronda Rousey may be intensely focused on her MMA career at this stage in her life, but the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion insists she can envision a time in the future when she’ll want to have children. In fact, Rousey jokingly suggested during a wide-ranging interview that she might be doing humanity a great disservice...Read More The post Ronda Rousey on wanting to have...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

CABMMA overturns botched Silva-Dober result to No Contest

The most refreshing news of the day in the world of MMA comes out of Brazil, where the Comissão Atlética Brasileira de MMA did the right thing by overturning the result of the match that took place between Drew Dober and Leandro Silva this past weekend in Rio. As awful as his mistake was (take a look at the video below) referee in charge Eduardo Herdy was man enough to admit...
Via Fight Booth
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Just another storyline for the WWE

Brock Lesnar on Tuesday night’s SportCenter went on air and confirmed that he was going to stay in the WWE and forgo any return to the UFC.  Many UFC fans were awaiting Brock’s return because, while many knew he couldn’t compete with the elites, there were going to be a lot of fun fights for him.  However, nobody wanted him back more then UFC. President Dana White. With...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injury forces Dillashaw out of main event at UFC 186

On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White revealed that a broken rib suffered by current bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw had forced the promotion to postpone his upcoming rematch against Renan Barao at UFC 186 on April 25th in Montreal. Originally set as the evening’s main attraction, Dillashaw’s second title defense will now be replaced by a flyweight title-tilt between reigning...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Featherweight Division is Full of Absolute Killers Chomping at the bit for Title Shot

(Mandatory Credit: Eric Jamison/Associated Press) The UFC Featherweight Division is full of absolute killers.  Some of the most dangerous fighters on the planet fall in line right behind consensus #2 pound-for-pound prince Jose Aldo.  Men like Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, Chad Mendes, Ricardo Lamas, Dennis Bermudez, and of course, we can’t forget the man who will be fighting...
Via The Sports Journal
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey armbars Jimmy Fallon on ‘The Tonight Show’ (VIDEO)

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is in New York this week and has appeared on numerous talk shows. She also took a trip up to Albany to state her case on why the state should legalize professional MMA. Rousey recently appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show to talk with Jimmy Fallon about how dominant she has been in the Octagon and her efforts to make MMA legal in...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sorry UFC, Brock Lesnar re-signs with WWE

Brock Lesnar put all lingering rumors of a UFC return to sleep Tuesday when he announced live on SportsCenter that he had signed a multi-year extension with the WWE. The current WWE World Heavyweight Champion was scheduled to become a free agent the night after Wrestlemania. Lesnar left the UFC in 2011 after struggling with a bout of diverticulitis. Rumors have swirled for months...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw out of UFC 186 main event with rib injury

The highly anticipated rematch between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao has been delayed once again. Due to a broken rib suffered in training camp, Dillashaw will be unable to defend his strap against Barao on April 25th, which in turn makes the flyweight title contest between champion Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi. Rampage Jackson’s return to the...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator: Unfinished Business – Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock

Two of MMA’s biggest superstars clash on Friday, June 19 at “Bellator: Unfinished Business” – Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock   Also: Former Lightweight Champ and Mizzou wrestling star Michael Chandler takes on Derek Campos   Event date changed to June 19 – Tickets on-sale March 27 SANTA MONICA, Calif. (March 24, 2015) – Their names transcend the sport of MMA. ...
Via BadCulture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Fined/Suspended For Postitive Drug Test

When you cheat, you have to pay the cost. This is a lesson Hector Lombard is learning the hard way. On Monday the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handed down their punishment for Lombard’s failed post UFC 182 test.   Post-fight drug test results revealed that Lombard tested positive for Desoxymethyltestosterone, a designer steroid. As a result, his January 3rd win over...
Via BadCulture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keeping judo ‘pure’ in Europe means keeping MMA out

One of the major open questions over the last decade has been the capacity of American MMA promotions to expand out into Europe. Throughout continental Europe, martial arts and combat sports enjoy public prestige, but MMA has had trouble gaining a foothold, especially in continental Europe. The major strategy of the UFC in recent years has been to partner with the judo community...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Offers UFC Featherweights Ultimatum

Some fans and media members alike can’t get enough of Conor McGregor and his unfiltered ways. His fellow UFC featherweights, particularly reigning 145 pound king Jose Aldo, however, seem to have had about enough of the chatty Irishman. Well, if the featherweights want to rid themselves of McGregor once and for all, the process is quite simple. First, Aldo needs to lose the title...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Intends to Spoil Jones’ Plans for a Move up to Heavyweight

(Mandatory Credit: Felipe Dana/Bleacher Report) Jon “Bones” Jones (21-1) looks to defend his belt in what may be his last outing at Light Heavyweight against challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (19-4) on May 23rd at UFC 187.  A win over Johnson would further cement Jones’ place atop the 205-pound division he has so aptly hollowed out through years of dominant performances...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Weidman’s Grit and Technical Prowess be too Much for Belfort at UFC 187?

(Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) The two best middleweights in the world, champion Chris Weidman (12-0) and challenger Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (24-10), were supposed to meet nearly a year ago at UFC 173.  Between then and now, due to injuries and questions surrounding PED use, the highly anticipated bout has been scheduled 4 different times.  Hopefully the 4th time’s...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Erick Silva gets guillotine choke win at home over Josh Koscheck

Former world title challenger Josh Koscheck stepped up to fight for the second time in three weeks, Saturday, against Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night, but will go home disappointed once more, with his second choke submission loss in less than a month. On Feb. 28, Koscheck lost to Jake Ellenberger via I-choke. When Silva needed a new opponent for Saturday's UFC Fight Night co-main...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Erick Silva Submits Josh Koscheck In First Round At UFC Fight Night 62

Erick Silva racked up another impressive first round finish tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 as he submits Josh Koscheck with a guillotine choke. Round One: Koscheck with a big overhand to start as he looks to get aggressive early. Silva with a body kick. Silva attempts a takedown, but it’s stuffed and Koscheck lands a nice elbow and presses him up against...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Amanda Nunes stops Shayna Baszler in the first, jumps back into title contention

Amanda Nunes got back on the winning track with a first round TKO win over women's MMA pioneer Shayna Baszler, in Rio at UFC Fight Night, Saturday. From the start, Nunes put it on Baszler, hard. First came a hard right hand to the head that hurt Baszler. Then, a flurry of other punches followed, including a big left to the liver. "The Lioness" stalked Baszler and marched forward...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey to face Bethe Correia at UFC 190

During the three weeks that have passed since Ronda Rousey’s 14-second destruction of Cat Zingano at 184, it seemed as though everyone from actual, octagon-experts to bus drivers had their thoughts on who the resident queen of MMA should beat, sorry, I mean fight, in her next octagon-appearance. As usual, the sport’s leading promotion took full advantage of the spotlight generated...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Aldo Vs McGregor Press Conference

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor got up close and personal today as they joined Dana White on stage in Brazil for a UFC 189 press conference as tickets for the show go on sale. Watch the full presser below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Fan gets terrible Ronda Rousey haircut

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Ronda Rousey is one of the most popular figures in the wide world of sports, and her fan base is growing with each fight that she wins. She has been so good in her career, that many are calling for her to begin fighting men to make it a fair fight. That isn’t likely to happen, but it is still very impressive and intriguing to think about. That...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Suffers Broken Orbital Bone In UFC Title Loss

Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) said he couldn’t see out of his right eye after Rafael dos Anjos connected on his first punch. That means Pettis fought for nearly 25 minutes with a broken orbital bone in Saturday’s lopsided unanimous decision defeat at UFC 185. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced the facial injury will keep Pettis...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rafael dos Anjos beats Pettis at UFC 185

Rafael dos Anjos (pictured) was supposed to be the co-star at UFC 185. The event was even dubbed “Welcome To The Show,” a tribute to lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Petts.  Make that, now-former UFC lightweight champion. Despite being a 3.5-1 underdog, dos Anjos stole the show by serving up an upset special with a dominant performance to cruise to a lopsided...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roy "Big Country" Nelson With the Fat Guy Play of the Day Against Alistair Overeem

According to Roy "Big Country" Nelson's wikipedia page he weighs in at just 254 pounds, but he looks a little bit thicker than that in this fat guy's opinion. So when I watched the highlights of his fight against Alistair Overeem I couldn't help but be a little proud. Here he is fighting a guy that has four inches on him and is a ripped 247 pound ball of muscle. Conventional wisdom...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhem Miller arrested for battery, resisting arrest

Jason “Mayhem” Miller continues to find himself in trouble. The problematic MMA fighter was arrested outside “The White House” restaurant/bar in Laguna Beach, Calif., Saturday night and is being held on charges of misdemeanor battery and resisting arrest. Bloody Elbow says bail is being set at $20,000. The footage at the top shows a person...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones thinks he can beat Cain Velasquez

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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