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Kelvin Gastelum, Efrain Escudero coach TUF: Latin America season 2

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America is set with two former show winners serving as coaches with Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero on board to head up two teams made up of welterweights and lightweights on the reality show. UFC officials confirmed the pairing and the new series on late Tuesday night. Gastelum was a winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 17 after...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar says his matchup with Urijah Faber is absolutely a super fight

Frankie Edgar had a bad feeling when Conor McGregor defeated Dennis Siver in Boston in January that he was going to get some rather unpleasant news from UFC president Dana White. Edgar was hoping to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo later this year with the title up for grabs after he dismantled Cub Swanson in his last fight in November 2014.  The former lightweight champion...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is there anyone who can stop Ronda Rousey's reign in the UFC?

Ronda Rousey has proven that she's the most dominant fighter in the women's bantamweight division, but are physical advantages really the biggest keys to her victory? On this week's Great MMA Debate, the crew discusses how much Rousey's mental edge leads her to victor over the top fighters at 135-pounds. Plus following losses by Josh Koscheck and Mark Munoz, is it time to think about...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA: Halsey Meets Grove May 15th On Spike

Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon Halsey meets Kendall Grove at California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino – Friday, May 15 on Spike TV SANTA MONICA, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon “Bull” Halsey (8-0) looks to defend his belt for the first time when he takes on towering Hawaiian scrapper Kendall “Da Spyder”...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski on Travis Browne: I don't want to fight him, but I have to

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski never shys away from fights, but he has to admit that he isn't looking forward to his next one. At May 187, "The Pitbull" will take on a man he knows very well, Travis Browne.  According to a recent interview with Submission Radio (full interview below), Arlovski doesn't relish the thought of trading punches with Browne, as he considers...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ronda Rousey Sexy SI Swimsuit Video

Ronda Rousey stars in the newest SI Swimsuit video, which is essentially awesome bonus material from the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Watch both Ronda Rousey and Caroline Wozniacki on the set of their photo shoots.   Ronda’s having one hell of a week after defeating Cat Zingano in 14 seconds flat at UFC 184. If you’re looking for more SI Swimsuit content, we...
Via COED
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator Middleweight Champion Halsey meets Kendall Grove

Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon Halsey meets Kendall Grove at California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino – Friday, May 15 on Spike TV     SANTA MONICA, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight ChampionBrandon “Bull” Halsey (8-0) looks to defend his belt for the first time when he takes on towering Hawaiian […]
Via MMA PRIME
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch The Gracie Breakdown Of Ronda Rousey’s Win Over Cat Zingano

Ronda Rousey’s latest armbar victory against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Saturday night lasted just 14 seconds, but nevertheless there was still a lot going on there technique wise and who better than the Gracie’s to break it all down for us in their latest video. —
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‘Babysitter To The Stars’ Burt Watson Confirms He’s Left The UFC

Burt Watson, the man dubbed the UFC’s ‘babysitter To The Stars’ by Joe Rogan, has officially confirmed rumors that he has left the promotion. “After 14 AMAZING YEARS I’ve decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini,” Watson wrote on Twitter. In his role as the UFC’s site coordinator he became one of the most familiar faces behind...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan: Ronda Rousey could beat half the men

At the moment, it doesn’t look like there is a woman on the planet who could get the best of Ronda Rousey inside the octagon. Rousey is 11-0 in her MMA career. She disposed of her most recent opponent in just 14 seconds, which was a world record. UFC analyst Joe Rogan believes Rousey could...Read More
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey lands free ticket to Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

Ronda Rousey previously stated she planned to spend a substantial portion of her winnings from her 14-second victory over Cat Zingano at UFC 184 Saturday on tickets to the upcoming Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight. Thanks to boxing promoter extraordinaire Bob Arum, she won’t have to drop a single dime of her own money. According to...Read More The post Ronda Rousey lands...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey’s Mom Provides Perfect Response to ‘Cyborg’s’ Tweet

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) is very witty when it comes to providing retorts to the media. Now we know where she gets it. Rousey’s mother, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, noticed a tweet Cris “Cyborg” Justino issued to her daughter Monday and couldn’t resist chiming in. “Hey @RondaRousey let me know if you need Lorenzo’s phone number #championVSchampion,”...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

You’re Overrating Ronda Rousey

Let me preface this by saying that Ronda Rousey is the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion for a reason. She’s decimated anyone that’s stepped in front of her and she truly is an incredible athlete, and quite possibly a once-in-a-generation fighter. I’ve given her high praise plenty of times, check out my Fighter Profile over here to see [&hellip (Visited 20 times, 20...
Via No Coast Bias
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Buzz: Ronda Rousey trains everywhere; Sarah Stephens is Fox-y

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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Must Make Ronda Rousey vs. Cyborg

It took a combined 60 seconds for Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg Justino to dominate their opponents this past weekend. The time for joking is over, it’s time for Rousey to either fight or face the consequences that come with avoiding her most devastating opponent.
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Set To Star In New Movie ‘Mile 22′

After her latest Octagon triumph in which she armbarred Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds at UFC 184 this past weekend, UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is now headed back to Hollywood to star in another movie. Rousey will star in ‘Mile 22′, a new film produced by Peter Berg who previously directed the hit action movie, ‘Lone Survivor’ which will also star ...
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Gegard Mousasi Vs Costas Philippou Goes Down At UFC Fight Night 66

A middleweight fight between Gegard Mousasi and Costas Philippou will serve as the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 66 in the Philippines on May 16th. The No.7 ranked Mousasi is coming off a 70 second TKO victory against Dan Henderson in Sweden earlier in the year. He’ll now be hoping that’s the start of a more consistent run of form in the UFC as the former Strikeforce light...
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The Hit List: The Top 5 Moments from UFC 184

Ronda Rousey was the big story of UFC 184, but there were also plenty of other moments from last week's big fight card that caught our attention. Ronda, Cat, stacks of submissions, and more! Read on to find out our five favorite moments from UFC 184, and then let us know yours in the comments section and on Twitter! Rousey continues to rise above the rest Ronda Rousey just keeps...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187: Jones vs Johnson; Weidman Collides With Belfort

TWO TITLE FIGHTS HEADLINE UFC® 187 AS JONES MEETS JOHNSON AND WEIDMAN COLLIDES WITH BELFORT MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PLUS: (# 2) KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV vs. (# 3) DONALD CERRONE (# 3) TRAVIS BROWNE vs. (# 7) ANDREI ARLOVSKI (# 9) DONG HYUN KIM vs. JOSH BURKMAN (# 2) JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ vs. (# 5) JOHN MORAGA   TICKETS FOR UFC® 187: JONES vs. JOHNSON AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou Added to UFC Fight Night Manila

On Monday, a middleweight shootout between Gegard Mousasi (pictured) and Costas Philippou was announced for UFC Fight Night 65. The May 16 event takes place inside SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines. Mousasi has alternated between wins and losses over his past five outings. The former Strikeforce champion most recently TKO’d Dan Henderson in January. Philippou snapped...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Star-Studded Main Card Set for ‘UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson’

The injury bug has already done its fair share of wreckage in the opening two months of 2015, so please oh please leave UFC 187 alone. I know it’s asking a lot since the card’s not until May 23, but just one favor? On Monday, the UFC confirmed the show’s main card, and it is nothing short of star-studded. It’s the deepest lineup the octagon has hosted in quite some time...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt: 'Once you get hit, it's lights out, baby'

Mark Hunt is not looking backwards, to his title KO loss to Fabricio Werdum, last November. In fact, the heavyweight contender recently told Submission Radio (full interview below) that he hasn't even watched the fight, since it happened, in Mexico City.  According to the kickboxer, no good could come from watching Werdum come from behind to knock him out. "Well no. I didn't even...
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Bethe Correia: Ronda Rousey is a selfish champion

Don't count bantamweight contender Bethe Correia among those impressed with the news that champion Ronda Rousey is set to film another movie, after successfully defending her title this past week at UFC 184. According to the Brazilian, who was in Los Angeles Saturday to watch Rousey fight Cat Zingano, Rousey's exploration of opportunities outside of the Octagon make her "selfish...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Inspiring Young Girls to Beat the **** Out of People

UFC star Ronda Rousey is 11-0-0 in her dominant career, capped by a 14-second defeat of Cat Zigano at UFC 184. But it’s her impact outside of the octagon that is drawing the most attention. “She become a role model for a lot of young girls out there,” said Dale Williams, principal at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Glendale, Calif., Rousey’s hometown. “I’d say that most...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bellator files injunction to stop Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson from fighting in UFC

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's return to the UFC may have to go through the legal system following an injunction filed in a New Jersey by Bellator MMA as they seek to stop his fight at UFC 186 stating that he has not fulfilled his contractual obligations to the promotion. According to a release from Bellator MMA, the injunction was filed in Burlington County, New Jersey with the hope...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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