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  • Bellator's biggest female star goes bar-hopping in a bunny onesie

    Bellator's biggest female star goes bar-hopping in a bunny onesie

    Bellator MMA flyweight sensation Ilima-Lei "The Ilimanator" Macfarlane (5-0) made a major fashion statement over the weekend, sporting an adorable bunny onesie during a bar crawl in California. The undefeated Hawaiian took to Instagram to post a photo of the outfit, as well as her bar-hopping...
  • UFC 205 is set to hit Madison Square Garden

    UFC 205: Murphy gives bold prediction for Carmouche vs. Chookagian fight

    The feud between Lauren Murphy and Katlyn Chookagian rages on. Three months have passed since the ladies collided inside the world-famous Octagon, but it's quite clear there's no love lost between them. Murphy and Chookagian haven't done much to squash their juicy, heated real-life rivalry.  The 3...
  • Liz Carmouche hopes to return to the UFC in the near future

    Liz Carmouche waiting not-so-patiently for another UFC opportunity

    Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche is campaigning hard for another UFC opportunity, taking to social media to get fans behind her cause. Carmouche, 32, has started up the "BringLizBackUFC" hashtag, making sure to loop UFC head honcho Dana White and matchmaker Sean Shelby in on her efforts. Will her tweets...
  • Liz Carmouche wants to fight Bethe Correia

    UFC: Liz Carmouche's coach calls for Bethe Correia bout

    UFC bantamweight Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche (10-5) scored the opportunity of a lifetime -- a world title shot against "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey at UFC 157 -- by pestering Dana White and Sean Shelby on Twitter. Now nearly three and a half years later, she's taking the same approach to secure a fight...
  • UFC has never had an openly gay male fighter

    Examining why there has never been an openly gay male fighter in the UFC

    The UFC has been in business for over 20 years, running live events all over the world and featuring fighters -- male and female -- from across the globe. They have had competitors of all different religions, cultures and races. The UFC has had young fighters and aging legends. It's a promotion that...
  • UFC Fight Night 63 preview: Can Lauren Murphy inch back into title contention?

    UFC Fight Night 63 preview: Can Lauren Murphy inch back into title contention?

    A key collision in the UFC's female bantamweight division is set for this weekend, as Lauren Murphy fights Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche on the Fox Sports 1 portion of the UFC Fight Night 63 card in Fairfax, Virginia, according to a March 30 report from the Baltimore Sun. Whoever wins will likely be in...
  • Exclusive peek inside San Diego Combat Academy

    Exclusive peek inside San Diego Combat Academy

    Manolo Hernandez, head MMA instructor at San Diego Combat Academy, said Oct. 5 in an exclusive interview with AXS.com that his facility is now fully stocked with rare and hard to find combat sports apparel, including the hotly sought-after "Mean Girls" walkout tee. The shirt, which features the...
  • Liz Carmouche's coach still irked by controversial UFC loss to Miesha Tate

    Liz Carmouche's coach still irked by controversial UFC loss to Miesha Tate

    Liz Carmouche's longtime coach Manolo Hernandez said May 16 in an exclusive interview with AXS.com that he's still annoyed Miesha "Cupcake" Tate (14-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC) was awarded a unanimous decision victory over his fighter in the co-main of last month's UFC on FOX card in Orlando, Fla. Hernandez...
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