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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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Watch: Amanda Nunes Destroys Ronda Rousey At UFC 207

Ahead of her UFC 224 title defense against Raquel Pennington this weekend, relive Amanda Nunes’ most famous victory, her destruction of Ronda Rousey. UFC 207 was the date and while Amanda Nunes was in possession of the UFC’s women’s bantamweight title, the brunt of the attention was fixated on the former champion Ronda Rousey – who was looking to bounce …

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Dominick Cruz’s Views On Why Cody Garbrandt Defeated Him Make Some Serious Sense

Dominick Cruz recently appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast and at one point, gave his own personal view on why Cody Garbrandt got the better of him late last year. The UFC’s former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is known for his unique and methodical approach to the martial arts. As a fighter, his unorthodox footwork and head-movement have seen …

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VIDEO : Raphael Assuncao Calls Out Dominick Cruz Post-Fight And His Response Is Absolutely Brutal

UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao was declared the winner in a razor-thin decision over top-prospect Aljamain Sterling and wasted no time in trying to get himself a title-contender bout with the recently-dethroned 135lb legend, Dominick Cruz. Raphael Assuncao bounced back from his UFC 200 loss to TJ Dillashaw with a close decision victory over Aljamain “The Funk Master” Sterling at last …

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Chael Sonnen: Grounded Fighter Rule Change ‘Extremely Dangerous’

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 17: Chael Sonnen celebrates with his team after winning the fight with a tap out by guillotine choke against Mauricio Rua in their light heavyweight bout at TD Garden on August 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

The new definition of a ‘grounded fighter’ is ‘extremely dangerous’ for the UFC, according to Chael Sonnen. Under the previous law, if a fighter had one hand on the canvass he was considered grounded – this is no longer the case. “I don’t know them all yet,” Sonnen said (via MMA Fighting) of the new rules on Wednesday at a Bellator 170 …

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TJ Dillashaw On Cody Garbrandt: “I’m Going To Break Him”

BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 17: T.J. Dillashaw reacts after being defeated by Dominick Cruz (not pictured) in their bantamweight bout during UFC Fight Night 81 at TD Banknorth Garden on January 17, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt seem destined to fight, with the bitterness between the two bantamweights growing by each passing day. Garbrandt defeated Dominick Cruz in spectacular fashion at UFC 207 in December to claim the bantamweight crown from “The Dominator”. Almost immediately after that fight ended speculation started to emerge around who would Garbrandt’s first title defence be against, …

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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: When Conor McGregor & Cody Garbrandt Got Into A Scuffle On The Ultimate Fighter

Having just won the bantamweight title at UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt has already begun to talk up the possibility of a catch-weight fight with Conor McGregor. 12 months ago, Cody Garbrandt was a relatively small name on the UFC scene. However, after an extraordinary performance against Dominick Cruz at UFC 207, the 25-year-old ensured fans will remember his name going …

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Cris “Cyborg” Ends Longterm Beef With Ronda Rousey With A Heartfelt & Admirable Show Of Class

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos has officially laid her ‘beef’ with the UFC’s former 135lb champion Ronda Rousey to rest with a classy and admirable response to her latest setback. Ronda Rousey has come under a lot of criticism in recent times, in part due to her underwhelming 48-second return to MMA last month against Amanda Nunes, but also due to her …

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Ben Rothwell Blasts “Man-Wh*re” Travis Browne And “Sugar Mama” Ronda Rousey In Explosive Rant

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 30: Ben Rothwell of the United States celebrates his second round submission win by guillotine choke against Josh Barnett (not pictured) of the United States as he leaves the Octagon after their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has had a pop at fighting couple Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey. It’s no secret that 2016 hasn’t been the best year for UFC pair Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey. Browne suffered back-to-back losses to Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum while Rousey was demolished in her comeback fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Browne has been …

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Cody Garbrandt Claims To Have Footage Of Himself Knocking T.J. Dillashaw Cold In Sparring

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Cody Garbrandt waits for the start of his bantamweight bout against Takeya Mizugaki at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt won by first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The war of words between former Team Alpha Male training partners Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw continues. In December, prior to the bantamweight pair’s separate assignments at UFC 207, Garbrandt claimed that Dillashaw lacked both the punching power and the chin to give him a real challenge. ‘No Love’ suggested that experiences sparring T.J. in the gym informed him of …

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