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Mike Tyson: 'Ronda Rousey Might Kick My A**'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.12.2015 | Sports

It takes a real man to admit that.

Breaking Down UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.11.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Last losing in June 2011, Pettis has improved his takedown defense and wrestling, evolving into a complete mixed martial artist; however, Dos Anjos is equally well rounded.

Rousey Taps Zingano, Defends Title at UFC 184

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.02.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It's only fitting, that on women's MMA's biggest day, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey delivered the finest performance of her career. Needing all of 14 seconds to finish Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event, Rousey bested her own personal stoppage record by two full seconds.

Bua-ism and the Matrix: Art Meets MMA

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts
Dan Shapiro

Imagining a Venn diagram of combat sports and painting, it's difficult to conceptualize any logical correlation between the two art forms. Martial arts favor heavy, powerful strikes, while visual arts prefer the finesse of light, deft strokes.

Breaking Down UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.23.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A fight nearly two years in the making, this matchup between Rousey and Zingano dates back to April 2013, when Zingano (9-0, 2-0 UFC) scored a brutal TKO win over Miesha Tate to earn a crack at promotional gold.

50 Shades of... Relax Already!

Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw

Yes, there are real sex/violence issues to be concerned about and you don't have to look far to find them. But let's just leave 50 Shades where it belongs -- in fantasy-land.

Breaking Down UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.30.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The Ultimate Fighting Championship closes out an active month this Saturday, January 31 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), as two of the promotion's biggest stars make their long-awaited comebacks in the UFC 183 main event.

The Irish Muhammad Ali is in the UFC

Ian Carey | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Ian Carey

Conor McGregor is selling tickets now, he will increase Pay-per-view purchases anytime he's on pay-per-view, and spike ratings any time he is on TV. But will that continue if he loses to Aldo? Barring an injury, we should find that out in a few months.

Make a Level Ground

Michael Levin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact
Michael Levin

Already an experienced youth worker with an MBA, Ali quit her job four months after starting the pilot program, immediately realizing that addressing issues of systemic social injustice, poverty, and marginalization would require her attention full-time.

How to Be a Fighter With MMA Champ Anthony Pettis

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.12.2015 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Lightweight champion MMA fighter Anthony Pettis stopped by What's Trending to show off his headphones, talk about the surging popularity of the UFC, and to talk about his signature move, a pretty badass jump kick.

Breaking Down UFC 182

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.02.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Five months after an impromptu, press-conference brawl, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and contender Daniel Cormier return to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on January 3 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), to finally settle their score at UFC 182.

Fallon Fox and the Legacy of Satchel Paige

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Just how good is Fallon Fox? We will probably never know. Just like Satchel Paige the odds are we will still be arguing this 30 after she has passed away.

UFC Eyes Female Demo With Friday Strawweight Coronation

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.10.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

According to the census bureau, there are currently more than 35-million women ages 18-34 living in the United States. And after Friday, one of them will be wearing a brand new UFC championship belt.

Lawler Wins UFC Title, Pettis Retains Belt at UFC 181

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.06.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the second time in nine months, welterweights Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks squared off in a heated 25-minute battle. But unlike their first encounter, Lawler exited the victor, winning his first UFC title after debuting with the promotion twelve years ago.

Lawler Reflects on MMA Career Ahead of UFC 181 Title Tilt

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Back when UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler first began competing in professional mixed martial arts in 2001, the biggest shows took place on Fridays, and fighters possessed anonymity.

Breaking Down UFC 181

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.30.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A four-time NCAA Division-I All American at Oklahoma State University, Hendricks is an elite wrestler with tremendous knockout power in his left hand, who displayed improved boxing and low kicks during his last outing against Lawler.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

Bonnar Gets His Man at Bellator 131 Comeback

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.14.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For years, light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar dreamed of squaring off with Tito Ortiz. But despite numerous attempts to secure a matchup against the former world champion, the contest never materialized.

Breaking Down UFC 180

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.11.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC's interim heavyweight championship is on the line this Saturday, November 15, as challengers Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum headline UFC 180 at Arena Ciudad de México.

Breaking Down UFC 179

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.20.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Now some 34 months later, the pair are set to collide in a second installment, and all eyes will be watching to see if Mendes can unseat the UFC's longest reigning champion.

Breaking Down UFC 178

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.24.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson puts his belt on the line for the second time in three months this Saturday, September 27.

Meet The Iraqi Refugee-Turned-UFC Fighter

espnW | Posted 09.23.2014 | Sports
Read More: Mma, Sports News

Randa Markos didn't have much of a childhood. War will do that to a kid. In the late 1980s, near the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Markos and her famil...

UFC Unveils Strawweight Championship Tournament

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Twenty-one years after the the Ultimate Fighting Championship broadcast its first open-weight competition in 1993, the world's largest MMA promotion is returning to its roots with a single-elimination tournament to crown its initial women's 115-pound title holder.

Breaking Down UFC 177

Dan Shapiro | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It was just three months ago, at UFC 173, that Dillashaw captured the title with a near-perfect finish of Barao. On that night, Dillashaw demonstrated superior speed and striking. Now it remains to be seen if he can deliver a repeat performance.

WATCH: The Personal Story Of 'Rowdy Rhonda Rousey'

espnW | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

On Feb. 23, 2013, Ronda Rousey made history by becoming the UFC's first female bantamweight champion. After locking up her signature armbar on Liz Car...