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Ronda Rousey Is Engaged!

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.21.2017 | Weddings

Ronda Rousey is heading down the aisle! On Thursday, the former UFC bantamweight women’s champion told TMZ that she is engaged to UFC fighter Travis...

Transgender Weightlifter Wins International Women’s Competition, Sets National Record

Outsports | James Nichols | Posted 03.22.2017 | Queer Voices

This article originally appeared on Outsports New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has won an international powerlifting competition, raising quest...

Ronda Rousey Wants To Show You How Ripped She Is For Her Fight

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.23.2016 | Sports

After more than a year away from fighting, it remains to be seen whether dethroned UFC champ Ronda Rousey still has the skill and the will. But she de...

Lando Vannata Was Not Wrong To Call Tony Ferguson 'Predictable,' But What Else Can He Foresee?

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After his Fight of the Night performance at UFC Fight Night 91, Lando Vannata is likely looking at a long future inside the Octagon. But should things not work out inside the cage, Vannata may want to consider a career as an MMA analyst.

'Revolutionized' Tony Ferguson 'Not Trying To Look Past' Landon Vannata At UFN 91

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Last we saw of UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson (20-3 MMA, 10-1 UFC), the former The Ultimate Fighter winner delivered one of the most memorable performances of 2015, choking out Edson Barboza in wild, back-and-forth affair.

A Look Back At The Best Of UFC International Fight Week

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

With three major fight cards in three days, the Ultimate Fighting Championship wrapped International Fight Week with its annual Hall of Fame induction, this time honoring legends Don Frye, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Coleman, Pete Williams, and founder Bob Meyrowitz.

Nunes, Aldo Bring Belts Back To Brazil At UFC 200; Lesnar, Cormier, Velasquez Score Big Wins

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

On a night full of the UFC's biggest stars, it was the unsuspecting Amanda Nunes who stole the show.

Jedrzejczyk Retains UFC Title; Suarez, Sanchez Crowned The Ultimate Fighter Champions

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Joanna Jedrzejczyk remains perfect inside the Octagon.

Alvarez Stops Dos Anjos To Become UFC Lightweight Champion

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.08.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Eddie Alvarez needed less than four minutes to win the UFC title. A heavy underdog against incumbent champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90, Alvarez threw leather from the opening bell, landing crisp and clean punches.

Breaking Down The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After twelve consecutive weeks together on television, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha will finally settle their heated eighteen-month rivalry with a rematch.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC kicks off three consecutive days of fight cards as part of its annual International Fight Week with a lightweight title bout on Thursday, July 7 (6 P.M. EST, UFC Fight Pass) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Jon Jones Plans To 'DC, DC By Embracing the Grind' At UFC 200

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It seems as though UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief love affair with power lifting has come to an end. Making the final prepar...

Bisping Finishes Rockhold at UFC 199, Cruz Retains Title

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.06.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

What a night it was for UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. Fighting in his first title bout after 25 appearances inside the Octagon, Bisping claimed t...

Breaking Down UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will attempt to defend his title for the first time, this Saturday, June 4 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), as he faces challenger Michael Bisping in the UFC 199 main event, live at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Breaking Down UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic

Dan Shapiro | Posted 05.11.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the first time in nearly a year, the UFC heavyweight championship is on the line, as current belt holder Fabricio Werdum attempts to make his first title defense, taking on challenger Stipe Miocic in the UFC 198 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View) main event.

Breaking Down UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs. Evans

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.15.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Two former title challengers will headline this weekend's card, as light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans collide in the main event, live from the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on April 16.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.05.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pivotal heavyweight matchup between Ben Rothwell and Junior Dos Santos headlines the UFC's first ever fight card in Zagreb, Croatia, this Sunday.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 85: Hunt vs. Mir

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.18.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pair of top-ten heavyweights headlines this Saturday's UFC Fight Night (10 P.M. EST, FOX Sports 1) card, with veterans Frank Mir and Mark Hunt squaring off in the evening's main event.

Dana White Explains The Secret To Ronda Rousey's Success

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.29.2016 | Sports

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's road to mainstream recognition has been helped tremendously by the force that is Ronda Rousey, and UFC president ...

Breaking Down UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.28.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Headlining the UFC on FOX 18 main card (8 P.M. EST, FOX) are Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader, a pair of top-five light heavyweights, both of whom are hoping to earn a title shot with a win this weekend.

Holly Holm's Advice For Athletic Girls Who Get Bullied

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports

Fresh off her "unthinkable" win against the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey, UFC fighter Holly Holm shared with HuffPost Live her advice for tackli...

Breaking Down UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Dan Shapiro | Posted 09.29.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Less than five months after claiming the vacant UFC light heavyweight belt, champion Daniel Cormier is back in action, and looking for his first title defense, headlining the UFC 192 main event against former challenger Alexander Gustafsson.

Breaking Down UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson

Dan Shapiro | Posted 09.03.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is back in action on Saturday, September 5, headlining the UFC 191 main card against a familiar foe, challenger John Dodson.

One Thing Even a Total Wuss Can Learn From Ultimate Fighter Ronda Rousey

Mary Laura Philpott | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Laura Philpott

What could a wimpy little scrap like you or me learn from UFC champion Ronda Rousey? Plenty. First of all, after seeing "UFC" all over the headline...

Mir Devastates Duffee with Knockout at UFC San Diego

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.15.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

At 36 years old, former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has re-invented himself as a striker.