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Can Shayna Baszler Stop Bethe Correia's Horsewoman Vendetta?

Shayna Baszler is set to make her UFC debut at UFC 177. She was a member of The Ultimate Fighter 18 cast that put women in the spotlight for a full season. She was submitted in the first round of action by eventual winner Julianna Pena, but she continued to train with her TUF coach Ronda Rousey after the show ended. Show More Summary

UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 48 and 49

Following UFC Fight Night 48, it didn't look like the UFC rankings would be shaken up too much. Middleweight contender Michael Bisping disposed of unranked former Strikeforce champion Cung Le in the main attraction. Similarly, TyronShow More Summary

5 Reasons to Watch UFC 177

I get it. UFC 177 isn't the best pay-per-view the UFC has ever presented. I think that's obvious. Injuries have ravished the 177th numbered show from the prelims to the main events. It has seemingly taken the wind out of the sails of...Show More Summary

Dillashaw: 'I Don't Know If Barao Had Enough Time to Recover from May's Beating'

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly isn't lacking confidence heading into his UFC 177 title defense against Renan Barao. The first UFC titleholder in Team Alpha Male history, Dillashaw questioned if his Brazilian counterpart...Show More Summary

UFC Contender Luke Rockhold Bets His Purse Against Michael Bisping

Luke Rockhold wants Michael Bisping to put his money where his mouth is, and he is even willing to throw his own money into the fray. Speaking with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour (transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti), Rockhold claimed that he would put his purse on the line in an interesting stipulation. "He wouldn't take my bet," Rockhold said. Show More Summary

'Karate Clerk' Mayura Dissanayake Knocks out Real Opponent in 18 Seconds

Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands? Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July when he used his MMA training to fight off a group ofShow More Summary

Bobby Green Claims Donald Cerrone Is the 'Most Obnoxious As---Le I've Ever Met'

Bobby Green may be a new name to a lot of UFC fans, but he's already picking up the nuances of being a major player in a competitive division. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, Green blasted his former UFC 178 opponent and fan-favorite...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Renan Barao Driven by Revenge, Redemption

When a fighter goes more than a decade without experiencing the bitter taste of defeat the way Renan Barao had going into UFC 173 back in May, there is a sense of complacency that can settle in. Not to say the former bantamweight king had overlooked the young upstart in T.J. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

At UFC Fight Night 49, Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division with a surprise win over former 155-pound champion Benson Henderson. The Brazilian recorded only one knockout win in his first 14 UFC bouts. However, with a stoppage victory over Henderson on Saturday, Dos Anjos has scored knockouts in back-to-back outings. Show More Summary

Female Fighter Scores Brutal Spinning Hook Kick Knockout in 5 Seconds

Christine Stanley took a page out of UFC middleweight Uriah Hall's book over the weekend by rendering her opponent unconscious with a devastating spinning hook kick just five seconds into the first round. In a weekend dominated by back-to-back...Show More Summary

Barao vs. Dillashaw II: A Complete Guide to UFC 177

Hello. Come in, I'm glad you came. Sit down. Can I get you something to drink? Coffee, distilled water, perhaps something stronger, Nos Active, whiskey? Great, that's great. But let's get down to brass tacks now. I called you in today because I want to level with you. Show More Summary

Benson Henderson and the 5 Best Fighters Fans Love to Hate

Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet probably gets you a ticket into the UFC. Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet doesn't make you an automatic qualifier as a fan favorite,...Show More Summary

UFC 177 Will Show TJ Dillashaw Has Renan Barao's Number

It's funny what conclusions people will jump to when consuming modern media, where click bait abounds and reading a headline is akin to reading the thousand words that follow it in the minds of many. You needn't look any further than...Show More Summary

Get to Know UFC Newcomer Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo joins the growing lists of UFC competitors who are looking to add a title belt to their mantle that includes an Olympic medal. Scott Jorgensen will welcome Cejudo into the Octagon at UFC 177 and attempt to be the first man to add a blemish to the 27-year-old's career. Show More Summary

Gina Carano: Should She Sign with the UFC or Bellator?

Gina Carano 's return to MMA looks inevitable at this point. There have been rumors of the former EliteXC and Strikeforce product coming back into the fold in a big way, but the striker has yet to sign a deal. The initial rumblings began with the UFC. Show More Summary

TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

In arguably the biggest and most shocking title upset in UFC history, current bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw dominated former kingpin Renan Barao at UFC 173. With tactical precision, overwhelming pressure and the sort of five-round...Show More Summary

Dana White: 'I Think We're Close' to Signing Gina Carano

UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference,...Show More Summary

Jordan Mein Says He Wasn't Distracted, but Father's Arrest Was on All Our Minds

Maybe it was just the rest of us who were distracted. Clearly, Jordan Mein was in an unenviable spot Saturday night, fighting Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 just a day after his father was arrested on sexual battery charges, accused...Show More Summary

Rafael Dos Anjos Makes a Mess of the UFC's Lightweight Title Picture

When Benson Henderson fights, you can usually count on getting comfortable. There's time to secure your popcorn, visit the loo and make sure your stamp collection is in order. There is no rush, no funny feeling in your stomach, no threat of imminent violence. Show More Summary

Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: Video Highlights from Main Event

Michael Bisping proved there’s no substitute for speed, good footwork and a solid jab in his fourth-round TKO win over Cung Le at UFC Fight Night 48 on Saturday. The Count promised fans they would see the best Bisping yet at the official...Show More Summary

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