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Jan 23, 2012 2:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Couture vs. Heun Set For “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

Strikeforce officials have added a lightweight contest to their return trip to Columbus and have decided to put Conor Heun up against Ryan Couture. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchup earlier today. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with a bantamweight title fight between challenger...

Jan 18, 2012 5:15 am

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Official – Tickets On Pre-Sale Today For Columbus Event

A highly-anticipated and exciting title fight featuring two of the world’s elite mixed martial artists will take place when STRIKEFORCE returns to Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 3, when newly-crowned women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate makes her first title defense against undefeated sensation Ronda Rousey. STRIKEFORCE: TATE vs. ROUSEY will air live...

Jan 5, 2012 7:00 am

MMA NEWS – Ronda Rousey Gets Wish, Showdown With Tate Likely For March

In what has probably become the biggest matchup in women’s MMA, Strikeforce champion, Miesha Tate will likely face four-fight MMA veteran and Olympic Judo medalist, Ronda Rousey in her first title defense. Rousey has been campaigning for the fight ever since her last victory over Julia Budd this past November. However in order to challenge...


Sep 24, 2016 2:35 pm

Report: Holly Holm’s hand healed, planning one more fight for this year

Former woman’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm had her hand-cast removed this week and if all goes well, she plans to fight again by the end of the year. Holm, who injured her left hand and required surgery for her left thumb in August, most recently lost a decision to Valentina Shevchenko in July. Holm suffered the...

Sep 23, 2016 8:11 am

Ronda Rousey’s coach gives update on Rousey’s return to the Octagon

Lately, talks of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey making her return to the Octagon have begun to pick up more and more steamSe. These reports have gone as far as to reveal that Rousey will be returning to the Octagon before the end of the year. The last report that surfaced revealed that...

Sep 23, 2016 5:21 am

UFC targeting Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena for UFC 205 in New York

Despite Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen’ Peña’s insistence on Ronda Rousey ‘getting in line’ after a definitive loss, it appears the UFC has different ideas for her , and it’s not a title shot. Fellow woman’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko tweeted on Thursday that she had signed a fight agreement with ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’, thus ruling out a potential...

Sep 20, 2016 10:16 am

Don Frye rips Ronda Rousey, predicts former champ will “never fight again”

UFC Hall of Famer Don Frye is one of the most polarizing figures in the sport. The often brash MMA icon frequently makes bold claims that get the MMA community rilled up. With that being said it shouldn’t be a surprise that Frye’s recent comments in regards to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey...

Sep 20, 2016 5:31 am

Julianna Peña tells Ronda Rousey to get in line after catching word of title shot

The rumors of Ronda Rousey facing champion Amanda Nunes for her comeback fight did not settle well with fellow woman’s bantamweight contender Julianna Peña. Since Rousey lost the belt, three other women have held it. First, Miesha Tate defeated Holm by submission at UFC 196, who in turn dropped the belt to Nunes by first round TKO...

Sep 19, 2016 10:54 am

Dana White adds optimism to Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes 2016 title fight

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey has not fought since losing for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career, which happened at UFC 193 back in November 2015. Holly Holm shocked the world when she dismantled Rousey in their fight and was able to become the first woman to beat Rousey in MMA, knocking...

Sep 18, 2016 7:22 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for UFC 207

According to a new report from MMA insider @TalkMMA, the UFC has some big plans for December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas. Dizz recently tweeted that the promotion is targeting a Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes women’s bantamweight title fight for their annual New Year’s Eve card in Sin City. Check it out: Amanda...

Sep 17, 2016 4:04 pm

Cat Zingano: “I love what I do & I’m here to do it”

Cat Zingano is in quite the peculiar place in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. While ‘Alpha Cat’ is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings, she holds a dominant TKO win over Amanda Nunes, who is currently the women’s bantamweight champion. In addition, Zingano holds a win over Miesha Tate, who Nunes...

Sep 16, 2016 8:37 am

Julianna Pena blasts women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes

Julianna Pena is looking for a fight! ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ is currently riding a 4-fight win streak that most recently saw her pick up a unanimous decision win over Cat Zingano at UFC 200 in July. Pena, who is ranked at #5 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings behind Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, Valentina...

Sep 12, 2016 7:12 am

Homeless Man Offers Thanks to Joanne Calderwood

Last weekend, in the opening bout of UFC 203‘s main card, Scottish strawweight Joanne Calderwood was submitted by dangerous Brazilian Jessica Andrade. Despite the loss, however, the Scotswoman’s visit to Cleveland was not entirely negative. A few days prior to the fight, Calderwood and her training partner UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky were walking down the...

Sep 9, 2016 7:03 pm

Holly Holm becomes an official Guinness World Record holder

Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm shocked the world last November when she knocked out the seemingly invincible Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Holm became the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, dethroning Rousey from her dominant run as the champ. With winning the UFC title on November 14, 2015, Holm set a Guinness World Record, becoming the...

Sep 9, 2016 12:19 pm

Video | Overeem Explains Weigh-In Tardiness

Earlier this morning, the 22 fighters competing at UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for their looming battles. The major drama of this weigh-in event was that Alistair Overeem – one half of the evening’s main event – arrived late. If UFC 203 was occurring in Nevada, Overeem’s tardiness could have resulted in...

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo go at it on The Ultimate Fighter

It’s no secret that The Ultimate Fighter has given some of the best rivalries in MMA a platform to be seen by the world. From Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping, to Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, MMA fans have seen some of the best and baddest rivalries in MMA history through TUF. On the newest...

Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reading Ronda Rousey’s book despite altercation

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate made an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience where she opened up on an altercation that occurred between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. According to Tate, VanZant was looking for Rousey to take a picture together. When Rousey found VanZant however, she proceeded to create...

Aug 4, 2016 8:36 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey knows she can’t beat me

Since losing the UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. The former champ initially planned on filming several movies in Hollywood, and then returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Rousey has maintained radio silence regarding...

Aug 3, 2016 10:09 pm

Holly Holm undergoes surgery for broken thumb

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently in the midst of a rough patch. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm recently dropped a decision to Valentina Shevchenko last month in Chicago, Illinois. During the fight with Shevchenko, Holm shattered her thumb according to her...

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Aug 2, 2016 8:14 am

UFC brass reportedly “unclear” on Ronda Rousey’s future

Earlier this month, when Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, it was revealed that Ronda Rousey could receive an immediate title shot against the newly crowed champ. While there was no word on whether or not Rousey would take the offer, news has now surfaced that the UFC is...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 23, 2016 11:13 am

Valentina Shevchenko holds 3 wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC on FOX 20 tonight, Holly Holm will look to rebound from losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Miesha Tate, as she faces Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of the fight, many aren’t giving Shevchenko much of a chance against the former champ. During a Q&A Friday afternoon, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 22, 2016 9:09 am

Holly Holm feeling the pressure ahead of UFC on FOX 20?

Saturday evening in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to bounce back from her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate as she fights Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the televised card. The fight will be Holm’s first since losing the title back in March, and one she hopes...