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Dec 27, 2015 11:10 pm

UFC champion on Ronda Rousey: ‘she’s still one of the greatest’

Many were quick to run over Ronda Rousey while she was down after her knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Rousey tasted defeat for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career and many gave the former champion a heavy amount of flack with the loss. UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Dec 25, 2015 9:16 am

UFC 193 Rousey vs. Holm estimated at over 1 million PPV buys

It was a first for women’s combat sports and one of the biggest events the UFC has ever held. The draw of Ronda Rousey leading up to her bout with Holly Holm at UFC 193 ballooned up to a level that was unimaginable for a women’s fight, let alone a UFC fight and broke records...


Dec 24, 2015 3:58 pm

Is Dominick Cruz taking lessons from Conor McGregor?

Fighters can take note of Conor McGregor’s success in the UFC as one of the most popular fighters in the organization. The featherweight champion’s loud persona has caught the attention of fans as well as fighters in the UFC. Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz may be learning from McGregor and his success by trying...

Dec 23, 2015 4:00 pm

Mike Dolce doesn’t want Rousey to fight at UFC 200

While the UFC brass may want former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to fight at UFC 200 in July, her nutritionist Mike Dolce has other plans. Dolce has been a role member of Rousey’s camp for quite some time, handling the nutrition & weight cutting aspect of Rousey’s game plan. While Rousey may not...

Dec 23, 2015 6:28 am

Ronda Rousey gets WWE Slammy Award

Earlier this week on WWE’s ‘Monday Night Raw’ it was revealed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had been awarded the WWE Slammy award for ‘This is Awesome moment of the Year’. The moment which earned Rousey the award was her appearance at WrestleMania 31 alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson which saw her...

Dec 22, 2015 7:48 pm

WATCH! Countdown to UFC 200 starts NOW

With each UFC event, the hype builds for UFC 200 on July 9th 2016. As of December 22nd we are officially 200 days away from UFC 200, which prompted the UFC to release this short promo video in anticipation for what is sure to be an iconic event. While the UFC would like to see...

Dec 22, 2015 6:09 pm

Holm isn’t losing any sleep over Rousey not congratulating her

It’s been over a month Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193 in Melbourne Australia to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Since then the two female UFC stars have had vastly different lives. Holm went on a massive media tour, while Rousey sought shelter in privacy for several weeks with her boyfriend,...

Dec 22, 2015 12:40 pm

Video: Bisping and Florian detail what Ronda Rousey needs to do against Holly Holm

Michael “The Count” Bisping with fighter turned analyst Kenny Florian break down the key points that caused Ronda Rousey to lose her title at UFC 193 against Holly Holm via KO. Check out the video that could see the former champ with a gold belt around her waste once again.  Holly Holm has responded in...

Dec 22, 2015 11:46 am

Carano empathizes with Rousey following KO loss

Back in the main event of UFC 193 Holly Holm put on a flawless performance against Ronda Rousey that saw her ultimately claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship after a head kick left Rousey out cold on the canvas. One woman who understands the pain Rousey is going through is WMMA pioneer Gina Carano. Carano...

Dec 22, 2015 8:50 am

Dana White ‘blew off’ Gina Carano when she told him Holly Holm was legit

When Holly Holm KO’d Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193, nearly everyone was shocked at the flawless performance of Holm. One person who wasn’t surprised however was Gina Carano, who spent some time training with Holy prior to the fight, and tried to give UFC President Dana White a heads up that...

Dec 22, 2015 1:42 am

Miesha Tate says Ronda Rousey might go 0-2 against Holly Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate still wants the title shot she was told she was going to get, and she isn’t happy Ronda Rousey is getting the immediate rematch with Holly Holm. Tate spoke with MMA Junkie Radio about how the rematch for Rousey may not be the smartest choice for the former champion. “I’m not...

Dec 19, 2015 1:01 pm

Top 5 Sexiest Female MMA Stars 2015: Who brought sexy back?

I remember almost five years ago Dana White said that “We’ll never see women in the UFC” and brother, have they come a long way. It was only a year later from White making those comments when Meisha Tate defended her Strikeforce belt against Ronda Rousey in Columbus OH in 2012. Since then we’ve seen...

Dec 18, 2015 11:37 am

Edgar to McGregor: “If you’re scared get a dog”

Frankie Edgar is really trying to do everything in his power to bait UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor into a fight rather than seeing ‘Notorious’ go up to lightweight. While it’s believed that McGregor will go up in weight to challenge the winner of Saturday’s Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone lightweight title fight, Edgar is hoping...

Dec 17, 2015 9:44 am

Exclusive Video | Coker: Female MMA Champion Rousey will be ‘a different girl’ when she returns

[ooyala code=”JqaGpjeTr9FNx4a3bDBKMROVGYhAM3ib” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Lorenzo Fertitta is hoping former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is ready to have a rematch with Holly Holm at UFC 200, we’re stuck anxiously awaiting news on when the two women will square off again. Bellator MMA President spoke to BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage recently...

Dec 16, 2015 11:16 am

Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor: Is he worth the millions?

Lorenzo Fertitta is a entrepreneur that has a vision.  Back in 2001 Dana White called up his old childhood buddy about an investment deal and the rest is history.   Having the ability to visualize the “what if” scenarios and orchestrate the master plan according as planned is a feat not just for the organization,...

Dec 12, 2015 9:16 am

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum signs 7 figure deal with the UFC

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has gone undefeated since returning to the UFC back in 2012. Werdum has gone on a 6-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but one fight, claimed the UFC interim heavyweight championship, and even unified the heavyweight championship and the interim heavyweight championship by defeating Cain Velasquez. Werdum...

Dec 3, 2015 1:00 pm

Dana White CONFIRMS Rousey will get immediate rematch

Since Holly Holm demolished Ronda Rousey en route to a 2nd round KO win at UFC 193 to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship last month, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Ronda Rousey should get an immediate rematch given how dominant of a performance Holly Holm put on. UFC President...

Nov 30, 2015 12:18 pm

McGregor to Jon Jones: “Once a champ, always a champ”

The man who is set to face Jose “Scarface” Aldo Jr. at UFC 194 is known for his bold, in your face abrasiveness that makes you want to root against him or for him. That part of the “bigger than life” persona that fans around the world are intrigued with or outright turned off by...

Nov 17, 2015 11:39 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. extends offer to help Ronda Rousey with her boxing

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recognition of former UFC champion Ronda Rousey has taken a big shift. The two who have had a history of criticizing one another in the media, but that seems to be taking a shift in the other direction, at least from Mayweather’s end. The undefeated retired boxing superstar first defended Rousey after her...

Nov 11, 2015 6:08 pm

Lorenzo Ferita buys Jose Aldo protective training vest ahead of UFC 194

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta isn’t taking any chances when it comes to having UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo withdraw from UFC 194 with another rib injury. The UFC boss bought Jose Aldo 2 shirts with rib padding according to Aldo’s wife, who gave the scoop to Combate. “Lorenzo gave two shirts for him with protection...