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Oct 11, 2015 1:27 am

17 jaw-dropping facts about this UFC champ

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is getting ready to make her return to action in less than a month when she goes toe-to-toe with Holly Holm. Rousey was originally expected to face either Miesha “Cupcake” Tate in a third bout, but UFC officials went in a different direction with Holm. There is no doubt...

Oct 5, 2015 3:23 pm

EEK! Fighter Unhappy With Florian’s Bias Commentary

Based on information gathered from some of the greatest fighters of all time, stepping into the octagon can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the sport. Chael Sonnen said it best when he stated he felt a wave of “relief” wash over him after a fight concludes. The second toughest job on fight...

Oct 3, 2015 1:34 pm

Return To “Mayhem” — Miller Hits Instagram Heavy, And It’s About Time!

Guess who started blowing up Instagram again? If you guessed ‘Mayhem’ Miller than you win. The former UFC fighter has been rather busy keeping fans up to date on his happenings, posting tons of pictures in the past week. And sticking to true ‘Mayhem’ fashion, no two are alike. Oh and there’s some video in...

Sep 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Gus: I would rather rematch Jon Jones than fight DC for the title

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson will be stepping into the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 3 at UFC 192. While Gustafsson is excited for another opportunity to grab gold in the octagon, if he was given the choice between fighting for Cormier’s title or a rematch with Jon...

Sep 15, 2015 7:33 am

Elvis ‘The King’ Mutapcic Is Eager To Take On The Best The UFC Has To Offer

Some fighters are motivated by money, others are motivated by titles and and awards and some do it just for the competition, to prove that they are the best. Elvis Mutapcic fights for that last option. Mutapcic, a middleweight fighter who holds wins over UFC fighters Sam Alvey, Cezar Ferreira and Zak Cummings, spoke with...

Sep 4, 2015 6:57 am

Arlovski still has fire in his eyes, wants to be champion again!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (24-10 MMA) almost retired from the sport of mixed martial arts back in 2011, this after suffering a knockout loss to Sergei Kharitonov which at the time marked his fourth setback in a row. Since then, “The Pit Bull” has gone 9-1 with 1 no-contest, including back-to-back first-round knockout victories in...

Aug 30, 2015 1:41 am

UFC Fighters react to the MTV VMAs and it isn’t pretty

For better or worse, MTV’s “Video Music Awards” always becomes one of the most talked-about nights in American culture. Whether it’s because it is the only night of the year MTV actually acknowledges music videos or because something crazy happened, mainstream outlets are usually picking up on it and breaking down the best and the...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Following his historic two-division two-time championship UFC career, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn was recently awarded the sports biggest honor, a UFC Hall-Of-Fame induction. On July 11, 2015 Penn was inducted into the UFC’s Modern Era wing for his contributions to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Having made his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut at...

Jul 29, 2015 4:01 am

Is The NBA’s LeBron James Afraid Of Ronda Rousey?

UFC champion Ronda Rousey is a star in MMA and now out of the sport as well. She’s in movies and has won several awards that span across several sports. Most recently at the ESPYs she picked up two awards, for best fighter and best female athlete. While there it turns out another sport superstar...

Jul 28, 2015 5:39 am

REPLAY! Maurico Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

‘Before their anticipated rematch at UFC 190, UFC FIGHT PASS presents the first matchup between Maurico Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira where the two engaged in an epic encounter at PRIDE: Critical Countdown 2005 which won several “fight of the year” awards.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! –...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

Luke Rockhold is DWARFED By These Bodybuilders

Luke Rockhold is by no means a small man. The American Kickboxing Academy championship contender trains with the likes of Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier, so he’s used to throwing down with bigger guys. It doesn’t get much bigger than Jay Cutler and Akim Williams, though. Cutler has won several body building awards including the...

Jul 20, 2015 4:14 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Payout Report: Duffee Earns $12,000 for Main Event Bout

Todd Duffee’s first trip into a UFC main event did not end well, to say the least. The heavyweight kept the fight standing and traded shots with long-time veteran Frank Mir and was holding his ground. Duffee fired off a wild shot that left him susceptible to a counter and Mir dropped him like a...

Jul 20, 2015 9:10 am

“Cyborg” to Rousey: ‘This Is What Happens When You Talk Too Much!’

This past weekend, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino sent out a message to Ronda Rousey congratulating her on winning ESPN’s “ESPY” award. It seemed like a peace offering, but “Cyborg” just dished out another diss to the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion— it seems like all the love is lost! funny!!!look what happens when you talk too much!...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

Rousey Admits ESPYs Jab at Mayweather Was Payback — WATCH!

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is preparing to defend her title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in August, but she had to take time away from training to accept ANOTHER award. Rousey was presented with the ESPY for “Athlete of the Year” and she took a serious verbal-jab at Floyd Mayweather Jr. She...

Jul 17, 2015 8:07 am

Rousey Reveals Why She Dissed Mayweather

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won two ESPY awards, for Best Fighter and for Best Female Athlete. When she was given the award for Best Fighter Rousey did not hold back and slammed her fellow nominee Floyd Mayweather, saying that she wondered how he felt getting beat by a girl for once. She was obviously...

Jul 17, 2015 12:01 am

Ronda Rousey Wins ESPY, Delivers Heartfelt Speech

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won two ESPY awards, for Best Fighter and Best Female Athlete. Here’s her acceptance speech for the Best Female Athlete award. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 15, 2015 4:59 pm

OH-SNAP! Rousey Wins ESPY, Burns Mayweather

Ronda Rousey #MicDrop Posted by UFC on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Ronda Rousey was presented with the ESPY award for best fighter and had something to say about fellow nominee Floyd Mayweather Jr. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez