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  • Ronda Rousey's documentary series 'Why We Fight' to debut on Go90

    Ronda Rousey's documentary series 'Why We Fight' to debut on Go90

    UFC icon Ronda Rousey might be finished with her MMA career, but she has moved on to a nice career in entertainment with Hollywood movie appearances and more. Fans of “Rowdy” Ronda will also get to see a documentary that she helped produce and there is a way for fans to see this documentary when it...
  • UFC 216: Borella becomes 45th Invicta FC athlete to score Octagon opportunity

    UFC 216: Borella becomes 45th Invicta FC athlete to score Octagon opportunity

    Hard-hitting MMA talent Mara "Kunoichici" Borella (11-4) is set to become the 45th Invicta Fighting Championships athlete to make an appearance inside the world-famous Octagon. The 31-year-old scored a UFC call-up -- for a coveted UFC 216 pay-per-view main card fight against Kalindra Faria -- after...
  • Las Vegas MMA community stepping up to help shooting victims

    Las Vegas MMA community stepping up to help shooting victims

    Not only is the UFC based in Las Vegas, but dozens of world-class MMA fighters call "Sin City" their home. As host city for scores of professional boxing and MMA events every year, Las Vegas is rightfully known as the "fighting capital of the world." That said, when news broke earlier this week that...
  • UFC: Katlyn Chookagian calls out Paige VanZant

    UFC: Katlyn Chookagian calls out Paige VanZant

    Hard-hitting MMA standout Katlyn Chookagian (9-1) hopes to welcome Paige "12 Gauge" VanZant (7-3) to the UFC's new female flyweight division. The 28-year-old "Blonde Fighter" tweeted that its nothing personal against the 23-year-old "12 Gauge" -- she only wants the fight because of the timing of it...
  • UFC: Chookagian takes dig at 'TUF 26' star Gevorgyan

    UFC: Chookagian takes dig at 'TUF 26' star Gevorgyan

    New Jersey flyweight sensation Katlyn Chookagian (9-1) doesn't like that "TUF 26" star Karine "Princess" Gevorgyan (3-2) claims to be the first and only female Armenian fighter in the UFC.  The 28-year-old UFC vet took a dig at Gevorgyan via Twitter, tweeting that she feels the youngster's idea of...
  • Andrea Lee says Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 'could be' her last hometown fight

    Andrea Lee says Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 'could be' her last hometown fight

    Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 could be the last MMA card that Andrea "KGB" Lee (7-2) ever gets to compete on in her hometown of Shreveport, La. The 28-year-old phenom revealed via her official Instagram page that she's likely taking her talents elsewhere after her fight with Jamie Thorton (4-3) is in...
  • Video: Long Island bar pops for Floyd Mayweather's victory over Conor McGregor

    Video: Long Island bar pops for Floyd Mayweather's victory over Conor McGregor

    Conor McGregor's new normal -- competing under the UFC banner as well as inside the boxing ring -- looked like a good idea for the early part of his historic Aug. 26 fight against Floyd "Money" Mayweather. The "Notorious" one got off to a hot start, shocking the world by winning each of the first...
  • Spike exec takes dig at UFC during Bellator NYC pre-fight press conference

    Spike exec takes dig at UFC during Bellator NYC pre-fight press conference

    The rivalry between Bellator and the UFC is no longer under wraps and behind closed doors. In past years, Bellator boss Scott Coker kept things classy between the promotions, noting that they stay out of each other's way for the most part, and do their own things to build a successful business. But...
  • Mitrione says NYC event guarantees Bellator will cruise past UFC as world's top MMA promotion

    Mitrione says NYC event guarantees Bellator will cruise past UFC as world's top MMA promotion

    Matt "Meathead" Mitrione said at the "Bellator NYC" pre-fight press conference that by the time he wakes up Sunday morning, Bellator will be the world's top MMA promotion. The 38-year-old believes Bellator's June 24 pay-per-view spectacular at Madison Square Garden -- headlined with a light...
  • Silva says he won't shake Sonnen's hand after Bellator NYC fight

    Silva says he won't shake Sonnen's hand after Bellator NYC fight

    During the "Bellator NYC" pre-fight press conference, legendary MMA reporter Phoenix Carvevale asked Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva if their long-running feud will be squashed once their June 24 bout at Madison Square Garden is in the books. "The American Gangster" Sonnen didn't provide a solid...
  • McGregor will be the one behind Mayweather's inevitable 49 and 1

    McGregor will be the one behind Mayweather's inevitable 49 and 1

    "Notorious" Conor McGregor has opened as a massive underdog for his boxing match against Floyd Mayweather, with some oddsmakers pegging the undefeated "Money" as an 8-to-1 favorite. Many in the combat sports community have openly stated their feelings on why the Irishman will lose to the 40-year-old...
  • 'Yaya' Rincón primed to become MMA's next breakout star

    'Yaya' Rincón primed to become MMA's next breakout star

    Invicta Fighting Championships isn't officially a feeder league for the UFC, but the promotion has already propelled Paige "12 Gauge" VanZant, Amanda Nunes, "Thug" Rose Namajunas and countless others into the national spotlight. The Kansas City-based organization has earned a reputation as the top...
  • Reebok's sponsorship payouts have netted UFC fighters over $12 million since 2015

    Reebok's sponsorship payouts have netted UFC fighters over $12 million since 2015

    Since the UFC aligned with Reebok in 2015, countless fighters and media members have spoken out against the deal, reasoning that it takes sponsorship dollars away from the athletes. Heavyweight talent Brendan Schaub famously walked away from the UFC after the six-year, $70 million agreement was...
  • UFC: Angela Magana deserves next crack at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    UFC: Angela Magana deserves next crack at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    As the UFC moves forward into the WME-IMG era, maximizing profits at all costs -- regardless of logical, rankings-based matchmaking -- remains the top priority.  The UFC's new owners want an immediate return on the $4 billion purchase they made last summer, which is why there has been an uptick in...
  • Invicta FC is set to run its 24th show on July 15

    Five bold strategies to increase Invicta FC's ratings and attendance

    With 23 Invicta Fighting Championships events in the books, company co-founder and former Strikeforce exec Shannon Knapp has learned some important lessons on what works and what doesn't. To say that it has been a roller-coaster ride since Invicta FC 1 would be a major understatement. The promotion...
  • Modafferi eyes UFC gold

    Honchak, Modafferi and Ostovich early favorites to win 'TUF 26'

    A pair of wily veterans and a surging prospect are among the early favorites to win "The Ultimate Fighter 26" tournament, as Barb "Little Warrior" Honchak, Roxanne "Happy Warrior" Modafferi and Rachael "Wonder Woman" Ostovich made a major splash during the opening day of tryouts for the show. The 1...
  • Amber Leibrock has signed with Bellator MMA

    UFC lets pair of female featherweights ranked in top 20 slip away to Bellator

    With news leaking this week that Amanda "The Lady Killer" Bell (4-4) and Amber Leibrock (2-1) have signed with Bellator, and Megan Anderson continuing to cry about not being offered a contract to fight Cris "Cyborg," it's pretty clear the UFC isn't committed to investing in the future of its female...
  • Letourneau to thank for 'TUF 26' and UFC's new female flyweight division

    Letourneau to thank for 'TUF 26' and UFC's new female flyweight division

    Not long ago, Dana White told an AXS contributor that he had no plans to open a female 125-pound division in the UFC. He stated quite simply that natural flyweights "would have to cut down to 115 [pounds]" if they wanted to compete inside the world-famous Octagon. He stuck to his word for a while...
  • Andrea Lee is set to fight at Invicta FC 23

    Invicta FC 23: UFC-bound Lee, Niedzwiedz look to build momentum

    With "TUF 26" official again after a week of confusion, Invicta FC 23 has transformed from standard UFC Fight Pass fodder into a high-stakes affair -- with at least a couple UFC roster spots on the line. Three of the eight fights on the May 20 card are flyweight bouts, and all six women scheduled to...
  • Alex Oliveira, Eric Ott win Triton Fights title belts

    Alex Oliveira, Eric Ott win Triton Fights title belts

    UFC star Ryan LaFlare is widely regarded as one of the top fighters in the world. But as a coach, the 33-year-old has managed to fly under the radar over the years. For one reason or another, LaFlare's Long Island MMA and Fitness never gets talked about quite like Renzo Gracie Fight Academy or...
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