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Daily Discussion: How Will We Remember Ronda Rousey?

The UFC announced recently that Ronda Rousey is to be inducted into their hall of fame, something that elicited a mixed response from the MMA community. Fans of mixed martial arts tend to have short memories. Making a point of noting this is not headline news by any means but over the years we have seen fan opinion do a …

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Ronda Rousey Retirement Talk Cools As New Coach Is Confirmed

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (L-R) Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes of Brazil face off in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

It has been three months since Ronda Rousey’s last appearance in the octagon and we are yet to receive a substantial update on what the former woman’s bantamweight champion’s current fighting status is. On that eventful night of December 30, at UFC 207, Rousey was comprehensively battered by the ferocious stand up skills of Brazilian brawler Amanda Nunes. After such …

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Holly Holm Voices Her Doubts About Ronda Rousey’s Mentality Going Into Her UFC 207 Comeback Fight

The UFC’s former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has spoken about her former opponent Ronda Rousey’s mindset in the lead-up to her short-lived UFC 207 comeback fight against Amanda Nunes. Holly Holm’s name is one that will forever be relevant in the sport of MMA for several reasons but perhaps none more so than due to the thunderous head-kick she …

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Watch: Ronda Rousey Returns In Inspiring Official UFC 207 Promo

GLENDALE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Fighter Ronda Rousey Hosts Media Day Ahead of The Rousey Vs. Holm Fight at the Glendale Fighting Club on October 27, 2015 in Glendale, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey will square off with Amanda Nunes on 30th December in her first bout since her loss to Holly Holm. It is time to get excited. “Rowdy” is back, and is looking in shape for her return to the Octagon following her stunning loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. The promotional footage for UFC 207 was posted December 7th …

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UFC Fight Night Melbourne: Whittaker Vs Brunson Preview

This time last year Melbourne played host to one of the most iconic highlight reel knockouts in MMA history. Against all the odds Holly Holm destroyed the mystique of Ronda Rousey in front of a record breaking crowd in a showcase event for the UFC. Twelve months on and the Octagon makes only its second appearance in the Victorian capital …

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Watch: UFC Fighters Test Soccer Skills Ahead Of Fight Night Melbourne

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This coming Sunday morning the UFC makes its highly anticipated return to Melbourne after over a year’s absence. The word ‘historic’ doesn’t do enough justice for what happened the last time the famous octagon graced the Victorian capital. An astonishing crowd of 56,214 packed Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium for UFC 193, a figure that surpassed the long standing attendance record set …

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The Time For Ronda Rousey To Arise And Prove Her Greatness Has Arrived

What choice did she have? If Ronda Rousey was ever going to recover mentally from her humbling defeat to Holly Holm last November, she had to alter her perspectives. Once a seemingly unstoppable juggernaut, Rousey would routinely brag about some day retiring undefeated – perfect. However, perfection is no longer a possibility. No matter what she does going forward, the …

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Video: Joe Rogan Explains Why Rousey Lost To Holm At UFC 193

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15: Ronda Rousey of the United States (L) and Holly Holm of the United States compete in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Seven months on from her upset loss to Holly Holm, former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is showing no signs of returning to the octagon. Coming back from a defeat is always tough, but Rousey’s knockout loss to Holm hurt more given her undefeated streak and stock within the promotion at the time. Outside the octagon Rousey’s star power led …

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Watch: Dana White Offers Update On Ronda Rousey And Suggests Possible Return Date

In a March interview with Sports Illustrated, recently crowned UFC women’s bantamweight queen Miesha Tate expressed a belief that her old rival Ronda Rousey’s mind was no longer on fighting. Speaking about a Rousey return, “Cupcake” said that she expected any comeback campaign to be brief, just “one or two” fights perhaps. “One if she loses and two if she wins …

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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino’s UFC Debut Confirmed For UFC 198

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino sits Octagonside during the UFC Fight Night event at the U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Forget UFC 200. Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino is coming to UFC 198. After what seems like forever, the Invicta FC featherweight champion is coming to the UFC and will make her debut in a 140lb catchweight bout against Leslie Smith at the Arena de Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. BREAKING: @criscyborg makes her UFC debut at #UFC198 facing @Lesliesmith_GF. …

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Holly Holm’s Coach Has No Doubt About How A Ronda Rousey Rematch Would Unfold

After Holly Holm lost the women’s bantamweight title to Miesha Tate at UFC 196 earlier this month, the chances that a rematch between “The Preacher’s Daughter” and former champion Ronda Rousey will take place in 2016 have become much slimmer. However, this hasn’t stopped the boxing champion’s coach Mike Winkeljohn from predicting how the fight would go. For over two decades, …

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Ronda Rousey’s Suicide Comments Highlight Problems With UFC Hype Machine

Ronda Rousey had reached such heights prior to her UFC 193 defeat that nothing could have prepared her for the fall which followed. The second scene of the third act of Shakespeare’s Twelfth night provides a poignant line. Destitute and abandoned by his friends, Sir Andrew Aguecheek utters the words: “I was adored once too”. More than 400 years after Shakespeare penned …

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Holly Holm To Endorse Products Prohibited By The UFC And The World Anti-Doping Agency

Holly Holm has signed a new endorsement deal with a supplement company called Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, and it is one that has caused quite a bit of a stir. Why? Because the pharmacy in question makes a number of products that contain a stimulant included on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s(WADA’s) prohibited substances list, is banned by the UFC, and is considered …

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Holly Holm Signs New Deal With The UFC

Holly Holm has signed a contract extension with the UFC according to her manager. The life of Holly Holm changed dramatically on November 14th in Melbourne, Australia when her left-foot collided with the head and neck of Ronda Rousey. Previous to that she may have been the long-reigning queen of women’s boxing, but she had never really been a superstar. …

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