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After Losing Nike Deal, Jon Jones Reportedly in Talks with Reebok

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who squandered a landmark endorsement deal with Nike earlier this year, is now in negotiations with Reebok for a new partnership. That's according to broadcaster Ariel Helwani, who reported the...Show More Summary

UFC 181 Cannot Get Here Soon Enough: Very Early Preview and Predictions

2014 has been a trying year as an MMA fan. We have been given a plethora of fight cards, but many have come up short on excitement. Those that have delivered have not been big on drawing power. The current shortlists for Fight of the...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Las Vegas MMA judges should do everyone a favor and kill themselves

And we're all invited to the funeral! "You can definitely quote me on this: The Las Vegas, Nevada, Athletic Commission's MMA judges should do everyone a favor and kill themselves and invite everyone to the funeral. The fight againstShow More Summary

Rose City Digest - Shudokan 3

With an audible grunt I hit the hardwood poorly and rolled to my side and back, looking up sheepishly at the two Senseis. As part of the class we were reviewing Bunkai (practical applications coming from kata) from Wando. This particular component was how to get out a double lapel grasp. Show More Summary

O-Sensei had no wrists! “Morihei Ueshiba’s remarkable physical development,” by Stanley Pranin

This is quite an interesting photo taken in the early 1960s at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo which would put the Founder in his late 70s. O-Sensei’s body development was quite remarkable, and the Founder took pride in his physical conditioning. I once remember Sadateru Arikawa Sensei saying, “The Founder had no wrists!” By that he… Read More

Marcus Brimage Talks Kangaroo Fights, Calls for Judges to 'Kill Themselves'

Marcus Brimage won't allow his Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night 55 bout against Jumabieke Tuerxun to go the distance. That simply cannot happen, not after what happened in his most recent fight, a split-decision loss to Russell Doane at UFC 175. Show More Summary

Hand-Bra of the Day: Ronda Rousey Goes Topless for Buffalo Pro Ad Campaign

(Full gallery is after the jump.) UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was recently named the new female face of Buffalo Pro, a clothing line from Buffalo David Bitton, and our dear friends at Bro Bible have dug up some rather sexy photos of Rowdy's first promotional shoot for the label, in which she cavorts shirtless with some dude. Show More Summary

Assumptions (Katei [??] Assumption; supposition; hypothesis)

A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. A fact or statement taken for granted. An assuming that something is true. When teaching and training for self-defense often assuming that someone understands your meaning can be an assumption that leads to that persons misunderstanding. Show More Summary

Video: Ronda Rousey topless photo shoot for Buffalo Pro

Remember when Neneh Cherry had the Buffalo Stance? Yeah, this is nothing like that at all, but who am I to turn down a chance to talk about 1989? Anyway, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey...Show More Summary

UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 179

Usually dominant, Jose Aldo ran into a tough bout Saturday against Chad Mendes. In his first meeting with Mendes, Aldo took care of business quickly. After stuffing several takedowns, the featherweight champion defended his belt with a knee as the opening round neared an end. Show More Summary

Video Highlights: Aisling Daly TKO’s Angela Magana In a Barnburner on Last Night’s TUF 20

(Props: TheUltimateFighter on YouTube) Team Pettis' Aisling Daly has a style that can be best described as...unorthodox. She throws awkward, repetitive 1-2 combos and standing hammerfists that evoke memories of Jade Chun vs. Taeler Jackson. Show More Summary

Power up! Michael Bisping 2.0 can now generate MAWR POWER with his strikes

Luke Rockhold may want to think twice about keeping this fight on the feet. That's because Michael Bisping has evolved as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and ever since he started working with a new coach, has noticed a considerable increase in power with his punches, as well as his kicks. Show More Summary

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Ross Pearson and sports psychologist Jim Afremow on Michael Bisping

The new UFC World Podcast. Gareth A Davies talks with sports psychologist Jim Afremow PhD, who assesses the powerful mindset of Michael Bisping ahead of his contest with Luke Rockhold. Plus Ross Pearson looks ahead at his contest with Al Iaquinta, assesses the challenges for Conor McGregor at featherweight, and calls out the Irishman at [...]

Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Booked as Co-Main Event for UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver

(Eddie Alvarez briefly turns Donald Cerrone into Karl Childers during their three-round war last month. / Photo via Getty) As first reported by the Boston Herald, a lightweight bout between former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey Halloween costume: Tiny tykes dress up as UFC champ, armbar fellow toddlers (Video)

So it appears that not only will parents dress their children as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, they will also arrange them in various fight poses to emulate the "Rowdy" armbar finish. Good...Show More Summary

Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury Set for Early January at UFC 182

Donald Cerrone won't quite fulfill his wish of fighting six times in 2014, but five times in a calendar year is still pretty good. On January 3, Cowboy will take on up-and-coming lightweight Myles Jury at UFC 182. That's according to a Tuesday post from UFC president Dana White on his Instagram account. Show More Summary

Invicta 9's Kelly McGill: Ready to Show the World Who the 'Killer' Is

Women's MMA has hit a boom period, as it seems ladies are coming out of the woodwork to participate in MMA. This boom has been evident in more recent times, as the UFC, Bellator, WSOF and all-women's organization Invicta FC are signing...Show More Summary

Latest UFC Fight Night 59 fight card and rumors for 'McGregor vs. Siver' on Jan. 18 in Boston

It's bedlam in "Beantown" as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor puts his considerable hype on the line against venerable German kickboxer Dennis Siver at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 59 event...Show More Summary

Andrei Arlovski sidelined with shoulder surgery, 'not thinking about his next UFC fight'

So much for momentum. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Andrei Arlovski is back in the official top-10 rankings at 265 pounds, clocking in at No. 7 after disposing of Antonio Silva last month in Brazil. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to Coach The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4

("Yes, baby, it is so normal." / Photo via Getty) The UFC has confirmed that Brazilian MMA legends Anderson Silva and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua will serve as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, which will begin filming early next year in Las Vegas and feature bantamweight and lightweight contestants. Show More Summary

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