Found November 09, 2012 on
Dana White has gone back on his word once again. But this time it is a positive thing. The UFC's head honcho has long been an opponent of women fighting in the UFC - he said it would never happen. But with the swirling rumours that Strikeforce is going to close up shop early next year and the UFC is going to annex its fighter roster, including its women fighters, it seems that "never" is here.
But all that is being publicized about this move is that Ronda Rousey is the first female fighter in UFC history. Huh? Am I missing something here? Correct me if I'm wrong, but last time I checked a UFC fight involved two people. Rousey is one person. She needs to fight someone, and I'm imagining it isn't going to be a guy (although would it really be shocking if Chael Sonnen talked his way into a fight with her?!). So Rousey being the first - and only - female fighter in UFC history is a bit pointless. She needs to fight someone.
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Our mutal friends at TMZ broke the news just moments ago. The inevitable has become a reality, Ronda Rousey is officially your first UFC female champion. Just like Dominick Cruz' WEC bantamweight title, Ronda Rousey's Strikeforce Bantamweight title has become absolved by the UFC. A shortlist of challengers await the undefeated armbar assassin, and none of them are in for...
The Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre fight talk is about to take a really interesting twist. According to Silva’s management, the often reclusive Silva will be in Montreal for GSP’s next fight vs. Carlos Condit and could make his presence known if GSP can pull out the win.
Nineteen years after the Ultimate Fighting Championship hosted their first event, and one year after UFC president Dana White claimed a women would never set foot inside of his Octagon, TMZ.com is reporting Strikeforce bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey (Pictured) has joined the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion.
According to the celebrity gossip website, Rousey will relinquish...
According to UFC president Dana White, reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva will be the biggest Georges St-Pierre (Pictured) fanboy when he’s sitting front row watching UFC 154, despite the fact the event jumps off in GSP’s backyard of Montreal. Guess who couldn’t care less about “The Spider’s” presence?
“Well, there’s no doubt Anderson Silva’s showing up there...
First the bad news – while there’s no official word yet from Strikeforce, its parent company Zuffa LLC, or Showtime, it appears that Strikeforce’s incredibly-anticipated January event that promised to make up for the canceled September and November events will indeed be the organization’s last. TMZ, the world’s leading news source for mixed martial arts business dealings...
After a brief hiatus, it’s once against fight week for the UFC. So, you know what that means – blog week for UFC president Dana White.
Before the Octagon makes its debut in China, White released behind-the-scenes footage from UFC on FX 5 in Minnesota and UFC 153 in Brazil.
The most interesting pieces from the clip:
An upset Travis Browne (Pictured) pleading with UFC matchmaker...
You knew it was coming! Strikeforce MMA is closing shop. The promotion’s January event will be the last. Fighters will begin to migrate over to the UFC starting with a brand new UFC champion.