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Rousey vs. Zingano: Record-Tying Victory Is Testament to Champion's Dominance

Ronda Rousey is unlike anyone else in sports today. Sometimes LeBron James misses his free throws—like he did yesterday against the Houston Rockets. Mike Trout doesn't hit a home run every time he steps to the plate. Roger Federer and...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano: Why a Rematch Makes Sense and Is Warranted

Raise your hand if you want to see Ronda Rousey defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title against Bethe Correia. What about Jessica Eye? The multitude of crickets chirping in the background can be heard a million miles away. If we are talking about what’s deserved, then by all means, give Correia or Eye the next shot at Rousey. Show More Summary

UFC 184: What We Learned, Loved and Hated

Saturday night's UFC 184 event offered more of that patented Ronda Rousey magic: the anticipation; the atmosphere; and the quick destruction of an opponent that leaves us all breathless and wondering who can possibly step up and give...Show More Summary

Bellator Files Lawsuit Against Rampage, Puts UFC Return in Jeopardy

Bellator isn’t letting Quinton “Rampage” Jackson go without a fight. A statement was released to Bleacher Report on Monday detailing a lawsuit that has been filed against the MMA legend for signing with the UFC and breaching his exclusive...Show More Summary

UFC 184: Joe Rogan Thinks Ronda Rousey Could Beat 50 Percent of Bantamweight Men

Ronda Rousey could defeat 50 percent of the fighters competing in the UFC men’s bantamweight division, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Another brilliant performance from the UFC women’s bantamweight champ Saturday night has the UFC desperately searching for contenders to challenge the pound-for-pound queen. Show More Summary

Cris Cyborg's Weight Up to 175 Pounds 3 Days After Weigh-Ins

Invicta featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino would have to cut at least 40 pounds to make bantamweight and challenge Ronda Rousey for the UFC title. Women’s MMA has led the charge in this MMA-filled weekend, spearheaded by Cyborg and Rousey ’s title defenses. Show More Summary

UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

The UFC isn't offering fans much of an opportunity to digest their latest pay-per-view offering, UFC 184. The next big card, UFC 185, is just two weeks away. The full card is as follows: Main Card Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos Carla Esparza vs. Show More Summary

Scott Coker Discusses the Future of Bellator MMA

Since becoming President of Bellator MMA in June of last year, Scott Coker has been hard at work bringing about several changes to the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts promotion. He immediately nixed the tournament format, and made his intentions clear to seek out every single potential free agent in MMA. Show More Summary

Ken Shamrock on Kimbo Slice: 'I'm Going to Smash This Guy'

If you ask Ken Shamrock if he’s fighting for money, he’ll say “Of course I am.” He’s a professional. It’s what he’s done his whole life. But after five years away from MMA, he feels that he’s earned the right to fight for fun. The 51-year-old...Show More Summary

Gene LeBell Argues That Ronda Rousey Finished Cat Zingano in 12 Seconds

One could say he's splitting hairs, but "Judo" Gene LeBell still maintains that his stopwatch proved that Ronda Rousey put Cat Zingano away quicker than the official records showed Saturday at UFC 184. After the UFC 184 post-fight press...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey: Can She Continue Destroying Opponents and Be a Huge Draw?

Ronda Rousey was called a "female version of Mike Tyson" by Dana White at the UFC 184 post-fight press conference. Her last two fights lasted a combined total of 30 seconds. She has only been past the first round once, in her second fight against Miesha Tate. UFC 184 was a historic event for not only women's MMA, but also women's sports in general. Show More Summary

UFC 184: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

Ronda Rousey remains on another level compared to the rest of the women's bantamweight division. At UFC 184, Rousey clashed with Cat Zingano, arguably the most dangerous contender in the 135-pound division. However, the champion needed...Show More Summary

UFC 184 Results: 3 Fights for Cat Zingano to Take Next

It’s fair to say that Cat Zingano didn ’t put on the performance of her career at UFC 184. Hurling herself at Ronda Rousey from the opening bell was a novel strategy, but it turned out to be as effective as all the rest. That is to say,...Show More Summary

UFC 184: Complete Results, Analysis of Ronda Rousey's Main Event Triumph

The biggest storyline to emerge from UFC 184 was Ronda Rousey 's breathtaking, 14-second submission victory over Cat Zingano in the main event. Rousey once again proved she is the unquestionable, dominant force in women's MMA, retaining her title as UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano: Highlights and Reaction from UFC 184 Main Event

It's rare when we're able to give a complete account of a fight in four sentences, but after Ronda Rousey 's 14-second demolition of Cat Zingano on Saturday night at UFC 184, here goes nothing: Zingano came out on the attack from the opening bell. Show More Summary

UFC 184: 5 Fights for Tony Ferguson

The UFC's lightweight division is filled with men who are poised to make a charge at the current title holder, Anthony Pettis. Tony Ferguson is in such a position. After an impressive win at UFC 184, "El Cucuy" should expect to faceShow More Summary

UFC 184: MMA Fans Will Have to Continue to Wait for Rousey Versus Santos

This weekend, two women's champions looked dominant as they defended their titles. Ronda Rousey needed just 14 seconds to keep her belt, while Cristiane Santos won her fight in 46 seconds. As the UFC continues to answer questions about...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, March 1, 2015

Fact: Ronda Rousey's 14-second submission at UFC 184 is the fastest finish of any kind in a UFC championship fight. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: UFC Read more MMA news on

UFC 184: Holly Holm Should Not Be the Next Opponent for Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey needed less than 30 seconds to put away Cat Zingano and retain the UFC women's bantamweight crown. The former Olympic judoka defended her belt for the fifth time and pushed her record to 11-0. As she looks down at the rest of the division chasing her, questions arise as to who will be her next opponent. Show More Summary

Rousey vs. Zingano Results: Winner and Storylines to Watch After UFC 184

Ronda Rousey didn't get the memo. At UFC 184, Cat Zingano was supposed to represent Rousey's toughest task to date. A talented offensive mind whose best trait was perseverance and the ability to sustain a lengthy bout before a storybook...Show More Summary

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