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Women’s bantamweight division set for spotlight At UFC 184

While women’s MMA has already made huge strides towards taking it’s rightful place at the center of the sport alongside the men, Saturday’s co-main events at UFC 184 in Los Angeles will feature two women’s bantamweight fights that could headline anywhere on the planet. Originally, UFC 184 was scheduled to feature a middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman...
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UFC 184: Cat Zingano Out To Prove Herself Once Again To Dana White

“Do you see me?” It was a question screamed, not asked, of UFC president Dana White by bantamweight contender Cat Zingano —  a consequence of trying to be heard over the screams of more than 10,500 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena who had just watched the Coloradan stop Amanda Nunes in the third round of their UFC 178 bout. The win was the most important of the 32-year-old...
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Ronda Rousey: ‘I’m rooting for Manny Pacquiao’

  Ronda Rousey says she has extra motivation for her UFC 184 fight against Cat Zingano this weekend. She told TMZ that she needs to win so she can afford tickets to Mayweather vs. Pacquaio on May 2. “I really want to go so bad,” Rousey told TMZ. “I gotta go beat Cat Zingano so I can make a couple million dollars and afford that ticket.” If Rousey does get a ticket to...
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UFC 187 is an early favorite for top card of 2015

While this weekend’s main card at UFC Fight Night 61 may not have sparked interest among casual MMA fans, the promotion gave octagon-addicts of every stripe something to look forward to last week when it announced a trio of big-name bouts that will headline UFC 187 on May 23rd. Set for the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend, UFC 187 will feature a pair...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Tried To Buy M-1 Global; Purchase Fight Library Says Owner

The exact details of what went down at an infamous, ill-fated meeting between the UFC, M-1 Global and Fedor Emelianenko on an island in 2009 has never been fully disclosed, but the fighters manager and co-founder of the Russian fight promotion, Vadim Finkelchtein has shed new light on the matter. UFC President Dana White has always maintained that they offered the Russian heavyweight...
Via Fight Of The Night
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Conference Call with Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White Talking Drug Testing

Listen to the complete UFC conference call with the media with CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White as they talk with the media about new measures for the promotion regarding drug testing going forward and their hopes in working with various state athetic commissions. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts and make sure to...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White ‘Screwed Up For Days’ After Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

Imagine relentlessly pumping a guy for years as the best mixed martial artist to ever play the game, even to the point where you got into heated debates with media members who dared to think Fedor Emelianenko was MMA’s GOAT, only to have said fighter you were praising test positive for two different performance-enhancing drugs which essentially tarnishes his illustrious career...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Issues Statement Regarding Anderson Silva

UFC president Dana White has issued a statement regarding Anderson Silva after it emerged that the legendary fighter had tested positive for steroids prior to his UFC 183 fight with Nick Diaz this past Saturday night in Las Vegas. In the statement White offers his support to both Silva and the NSAC drug testing system and also confirms that the fighter will still coach The Ultimate...
Via Fight Of The Night
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Nick Diaz Hopes To Capitalize On Mental Weakness Of Anderson Silva

Nick Diaz wanted an opportunity for a big fight, so UFC president Dana White gave him one. Now, just hours away from one of the biggest main events in recent UFC history, the focus has turned to the actual matchup between the two icons of the sport. White thinks there are many factors that make this fight interesting and unique. “The fact that Anderson Silva has been out a year...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White does not know where UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is

#WhereIsNickDiaz #UFC183 #UFC — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2015 UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is nowhere to be found in Las Vegas just days before his monumental middleweight collision against Anderson Silva, and Dana White has hit Twitter to ask if anyone has seen him. Diaz has been missing in action for quite some time in fact, as he did not...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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