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Ronda Rousey And The Problem With The UFC’s Aggressive Matchmaking

So-called ‘gimme’ fights are all too common in the sport of professional boxing. Fighters take them for far too long at the beginning of their careers in order to build impressive looking records and any type of setback – defeat, injury, suspension – seems to necessitate another lengthy run of battering helpless canvas-seekers. The proliferation of mismatches in the sport …

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UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne Wants A Piece Of Michael Page Over Ronda Rousey Skit

If you saw the video that Bellator MMA welterweight mega-prospect Michael ‘Venom’ Page posted to Instagram shortly after Amanda Nunes wrecked a returning Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207, you won’t be surprised to learn that Rousey’s boyfriend, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, has responded to it. If you didn’t see Page’s video, which it must be said …

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Watch: Rogan And Schaub Claim Conor McGregor Is The UFC’s Only Star Following Rousey Loss

UFC colour commentator Joe Rogan and former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub believe that Conor McGregor is the only genuine star left on the company roster in the aftermath of Ronda Rousey’s crushing defeat at the hands of Amanda Nunes last Friday night. Schaub made the bold claim during a recent appearance on ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ and Rogan, rarely one …

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Post-Fight Murmurs Suggest Ronda Rousey Did Not Spar Ahead Of Return, Claim Anik And Florian

During this week’s episode of their regular podcast, UFC commentator Jon Anik and multiple-weight world title challenger Kenny Florian made some very interesting claims about Ronda Rousey’s preparation for her UFC 207 bout with Amanda Nunes According to ‘Ken-Flo’ and Anik, murmurs circulating shortly after last Friday’s event suggested that Rousey had done little or no sparring ahead of her …

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Twitter: Jon Jones Offers Words Of Support And Advice For Ronda Rousey Following Latest Defeat

Following Ronda Rousey’s second straight stoppage loss, which came at the heavy hands of Brazil’s Amanda Nunes in Las Vegas on Friday night at UFC 207, there have been celebrations in some quarters. The ‘Rowdy’ former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has her fans, but there is also a large section of the MMA community and fan-base that are not so …

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Listen As Panic Takes Over In Ronda Rousey’s Corner During Brief, Brutal Bout With Amanda Nunes

Ronda Rousey marched to the octagon with astounding intensity on Friday night at UFC 207 and the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion continued to exude that intensity right up until the moment that Amanda Nunes landed her first crushing blow. After that, Rousey looked like the proverbial deer in the headlights. It’s a strange thing to write considering how dominant …

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Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt: The Bantamweight King Or The Young Pretender?

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Urijah Faber (blue gloves) and Dominick Cruz (red gloves) during their bantamweight championship bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Will Dominick Cruz or Cody Garbrandt come out on top tonight in Las Vegas? The UFC’s bantamweight division has become something of a shark-tank in recent times. Its top 10 currently boasts some of the promotion’s most highly-touted prospects in any weight division and going into 2017, it will be interesting to see how recognisable the landscape at 135lbs will look …

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Opinion – Does The UFC Really Have One Rule For Conor McGregor And One Rule For Ronda Rousey?

When we first start playing sport, we’re all thought the basic and fundamental principle of equality. Equality is defined as the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities, but in sports, it can be used as both a motivator and as a benefit. ‘It doesn’t matter where you’re from, or what your background is, we’re all the same here’, …

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Watch The UFC 207 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins Live: Ft. Ronda Rousey, Amanda Nunes, Dominick Cruz And More

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes faces off with Ronda Rousey after UFC 205 Weigh-ins in preparation for their UFC 207 fight that will take place on December 30, 2016 at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Tonight will finally see this weekend’s UFC 207 combatants come face-to-face and step onto the scales as they enter the final hours of preparation ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated fight card in Las Vegas. The weigh-ins will feature the likes of the defending women’s 135lb champion Amanda Nunes, her opponent, the returning Ronda Rousey, the now-legendary men’s bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, …

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Watch: UFC 207 Countdown Takes A Close Look At Friday Night’s Championship Combatants

UFC 207, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Friday night, is headlined by a pair of title fights at 135lbs – Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey for the women’s bantamweight strap and Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt for the men’s bantamweight belt. Both are mouth-watering scraps and both have really intriguing backstories. The women’s title …

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Watch Ronda Rousey Vs Miesha Tate 2, As You Count The Days To The ‘Rowdy’ One’s Return

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and returning former titleholder Ronda Rousey have an astounding seven common opponents on their professional records. That’s right, seven. The two women who will headline next Friday night’s UFC 207 Pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas have both fought Ediane Gomes, Sarah D’Alelio, Julia Budd, Miesha Tate, Sara McMann, Alexis Davis and …

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