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Ronda Rousey Had Suicidal Thoughts After Losing To Holly Holm

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey revealed that she thought about 'killing herself' soon after her shocking loss to Holly Holm in November. During an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show, which is set to air Tuesday, the current SI Swimsuit cover model admitted that she plummeted to da

Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza set for UFC 197

UFC 197's lineup can officially be considered stacked now that Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza has been added to a bill which already included a pair of title fights.

Video: Former UFC Champ Randy Couture Does What?

Yes, this clip is real and not a troll job. Apparently, Randy Couture took part in Spike’s “ Lip Sync Battle,” and this is the comedic result.

UFC Full Fight Download: Watch Conor McGregor Stun Chad Mendes

Watch the legend of Conor McGregor grow as he put away Chad Mendes with punches.

UFC Full Fight Download: Watch Alex Oliveira Submit K.J. Noons

Re-live the moment that Alex Oliveira made K.J. Noons cry uncle.

Report: Nike to drop Manny Pacquiao over anti-gay remarks

Manny Pacquiao has apologized for his remarks about same-sex marriage, but Nike is reportedly planning to cut ties with the boxing legend.

Kimbo and Dada 5000 Fire Up Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie Press Conference

Watch the heated "Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie" Press Conference featuring: Ken Shamrock, Royce Gracie, Kimbo Slice, Dada 5000 and Bellator President Scott Coker.

Referees, judges set for dos Anjos vs. McGregor, Holm vs. Tate at UFC 196

Officials for the two title fights at UFC 196 next month -- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor and Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate -- have been put in place by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Scott Coker: Bellator did talk with Alistair Overeem's reps, but 'we chose not to make an offer'

Though the UFC's newly signed heavyweight Alistair Overeem said he never considered signing anywhere other than with the UFC, Bellator's Scott Coker says that's not entirely the case. "Of course there were negotiations going on," he said on Tuesday.

'Rampage' Jackson agrees to settlement, new contract with Bellator

Quinton Jackson is heading back to Bellator.

Review: 'Deadpool' Is A Triumph For Comic Book Films And Fans - SocialUnderground

It takes a lot for a movie to capture a character from a comic book and nail it, but Deadpool managed to do it to the point that I had to actually lean in to listen because the audience was laughing so hard. Ryan Reynolds has...

Latest UFC Fight Night 83: Cowboy vs. Oliveira Fight Card

Event page and fight card rumors for UFC Fight Night 83 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Feb. 21.

Exclusive Video - Conor McGregor talks dos Anjos, Cerrone, 170lbs, relationship with UFC brass and more | SevereMMA.com - UFC, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Irish MMA

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MMA Psychology: Can religion make you a better UFC fighter?

Expressions of religious faith are a common, oftentimes controversial, occurrence in mixed martial arts. How do fighters view their faith in the context of such violent occupation? And what role does belief play in the career of a fighter?

Brock Lesnar, Holly Holm and Mike Tyson React To Ronda Rousey's Revelation

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar, boxing legend Mike Tyson and Holly Holm all had reactions to Ronda Rousey's revealing appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Rousey surprised viewers when she admitted that after her KO loss to Holm at UFC 193, she had suicidal thoughts. Losing

Icey Mike adamant Dada 5000 is 'going to get f------ hurt' by Kimbo Slice

The longtime manager of Kimbo Slice is adamant his client's opponent is going to be soundly beaten on Friday at Bellator 149.

Royce Gracie believes competitive jiu-jitsu doesn't help with self defense

MMA pioneer Royce Gracie believes competitive jiu-jitsu doesn't help with real-world self-defense needs or fighting in general.

Greg Jackson: I believe in BJ's comeback 100% or I wouldn't have said yes to it

In a recent interview with the Three Amigos Podcast, Greg Jackson weighed in on B.J. Penn's comeback and work ethic since coming out of retirement.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira meets Patrick Cummins at UFC 198

Lil' Nog will try to end a two-fight losing skid when he takes on Patrick Cummins at UFC 198 in Brazil on May 14th.

Augusto Mendes replaces John Lineker, meets Cody Garbrandt at UFC Fight Night 83

John Lineker pulled out of UFC Fight Night 83 due to dengue fever, and the promotion called another Brazilian to face Cody Garbrandt on Sunday night.

Gleison Tibau admits EPO use: 'I took it without imagining I was doing something wrong'

Gleison Tibau decides not to fight the two-year suspension after testing positive for EPO, but says he used a banned substance "without imagining I was doing something wrong."

Live Chat: Bellator 149 preview, MMA free agency talk, UFC Fight Night 83 discussion

Join Luke Thomas at 1 p.m. ET for his weekly Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today's topics include Bellator 149, MMA free agency and more.

Augusto Mendes vs Cody Garbrandt set for UFC Pittsburgh with John Lineker sat

Augusto Mendes vs. Cody Garbrandt set for UFC Fight Night 83 with John Lineker sat ahead of the "Cowboy vs. Cowboy" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sun., Feb. 21, 2016, on FOX Sports 1 from inside Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ronda Rousey Reveals ‘Intimate’ Details of Nude SI Body Paint Shoot

In a recent not-safe-for-TV interview with Ellen Degeneres, Ronda Rousey revealed the "intimate" details of what's involved in a body paint photo shoot.

Patrick Cummins vs. ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira added to UFC event in Brazil

Patrick Cummins, who fought three of his last four UFC bouts in Brazil, wil fly to the country one more time in May to take on Antonio Rogerio "Minotouro" Nogueira.

An Emotional Ronda Rousey Admits to Thinking of Suicide Following Holly Holm Loss

Ronda Rousey, during a guest appearance on The Ellen Show, admitted that she briefly went to an extremely dark place following her knockout loss to Holly Holm.

Video: Who's ready for Round 2 ? Ronda Rousey SI Swimsuit Bodypainting - Part II | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

You’ve seen her in the black and white swimsuit, now check her out in this new footage of “Rowdy” in her Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot. Check out Round 2 to her SI shoot. How did she do?

Ronda Rousey had suicidal thoughts after suffering loss to Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey reveals that immediately after she lost to Holly Holm last November that suicidal thoughts crept into her head because she couldn't comprehend what she would be now that she was no longer the most dominant fighter on the planet.

Ronda Rousey: ‘I was knocked out on my feet the first time I got hit' by Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey's UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm was a tough one to swallow, and she still can't remember most of the fight.

Team Nogueira

O programa esportivo da Team Nogueira Kids é estruturado a partir do conhecimento profundo dos diferentes estágios de desenvolvimento humano, levando-se em consideração todas as suas dimensões: física, motora, cognitiva e afetiva. A principal ambição do programa, é através de uma experiência esportiva, moldar o caráter das crianças a partir de valores morais e fundamentos das artes marciais.

Ronda Rousey shares two new stunning photos from her body-paint shoot

Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is getting pretty good at this modeling thing.

Paradise Warrior Retreat : Martial Arts Training : MMA Training Routine :

The Paradise Warrior Retreat will bring UFC world champions and MMA legends to the LA Convention Center on February 7th and 8th allowing the fans of Mixed Martial Arts a chance of a lifetime to learn from the best in the fighting game the "secrets" which made them who they are. On Saturday and Sunday a mixed body of participants; males and females of all ages and families will come to learn from UFC world champion Robbie Lawler and MMA rising stars, Luke Rockhold, Chad Mendez and Russian sensation Kabib Nurmagomedov. In attendance will be as well top MMA trainers Jiu Jitsu legend, Renzo Gracie and Muay Thai master and the coach of the year 2103 and 2014, Rafael Cordeiro.

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Brock Lesnar to Ronda Rousey: 'You have to learn how to lose'

"When you're a top athlete, and even people in the movie industry, people that are great at one thing — their work ethic is there," Lesnar said. "I had no idea I was going to become UFC heavyweight champion of the world, but that was a goal of mine. As I stepped into the Octagon and faced a number of different foes, I knew that I could be. You just work hard at it. If it's in your heart and your mind and you work at it and want to do it and believe in yourself, things can happen.

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Veteran referees Herb Dean and John McCarthy will oversee the headlining fights at next month’s UFC 196 event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted today at a meeting.

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Bellator 149 LIVE Pre-Fight Press Conference

Press conference with Bellator President Scott Coker, Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Kimbo Slice, and Dada 5000. Subscribe for more great Bellator MMA content! http://bit.ly/SubscribeBellatorYT Check out the Bellator MMA App: http://bellator.spike.com/app iTunes: http://bit.ly/1tHUGym Android: http://bit.ly/1OaBqDX Join #BellatorNation to gain exclusive access and benefits including exclusive access to fan-fests, pre-sales for tickets and much more! http://bellator.com/newsletter Follow Bellator MMA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BellatorMMA Twitter: @BellatorMMA https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA Instagram: @BellatorMMA https://instagram.com/bellatormma/ Snapchat: BellatorNation Periscope: BellatorMMA Vine: BellatorMMA Bellator MMA is about the fighters and the fans. It’s the fighters who put it all on the line each day, leaving every ounce of themselves inside the cage. Our mission is to create, promote and produce the most exciting, competitive and entertaining Mixed Martial Arts competition in the world. See every punch, kick and submission attempt and share it with your friends.

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UFC 196: Dos Anjos vs McGregor - Extended Preview

It’s a championship doubleheader as Conor McGregor moves up to challenge lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Plus, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Meisha Tate. Get an inside peek at how each fighter is preparing, training, and getting mentally motivated for their toughest test yet at UFC 196 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Quinton Jackson Returns to Bellator MMA Following ‘Amicable Agreement’

Bellator MMA ’s light heavyweight division just got a little bit more interesting. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be returning to the Bellator “following an amicable agreement to settle the litigation between the two parties,” according to a statement released by the California-based promotion on Tuesday. A timetable for Jackson’s return to action was not given. Jackson initially signed with Bellator in 2013 and won three straight fights under the promotion’s banner before announcing that he had terminated his contract in December 2014. Bellator then filed a preliminary injunction to prevent “Rampage” from fighting in the UFC, but that ruling was eventually overturned , allowing the ex-light heavyweight king to compete at UFC 186 in April 2015. While Jackson said that terms of his original Bellator deal were not fulfilled, he reportedly received a number of lucrative provisions , including a 2013 Tesla Sport worth $129,00, a $100,000 signing bonus and guaranteed fight purses beginning at $200,000. He also received a $200,000 bonus from Bellator’s first-ever pay-per-view offering even though it did not exceed 190,000 buys as his contract stipulated.

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MAYHEM MILLER INDUSTRIES PODCAST EPISODE 3 (RAW-ISH FOOTAGE) do not listen with laces in your shoes.

MAYHEM MILLER INDUSTRIES PODCAST EPISODE 3 (RAW-ISH FOOTAGE) do not listen with laces in your shoes.

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The Bottom Line: Bellator Bets Big on the Past

Editor’s note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. For much of Bellator MMA ’s existence, it was a forward-looking organization. The focus was on creating new stars through a tournament format and building around the fighters who proved themselves the best. As its latest “tent pole” event approaches -- Bellator 149 is built around 52-year-old Ken Shamrock vs. 49-year-old Royce Gracie and 42-year-old Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs. 38-year-old youngster Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris -- on Friday in Houston, it’s clear those days are gone. Who is the best in the present has never meant less to Bellator, and the future might as well not exist. For 2016 Bellator, it’s all about squeezing every last drop of juice remaining in the fighters from the past and the distant past. Shamrock and Gracie can pretend that this fight has significance to their legacies, but it just isn’t so. It will say as much about their prime fighting years as would Larry Bird challenging Magic Johnson to a one-on-one game at next year’s NBA All-Star Weekend.

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UFC Battle Lines: Silva vs Bisping

UFC Battle Lines: Silva vs. Bisping takes an intimate look at the lives of Anderson “The Spider” Silva and Michael “The Count” Bisping as they get set to face off at UFC Fight Night London. Examining the experiences and inspirations of these two legendary fighters in a refreshingly candid manner, fans new and old alike will gain insight into their individual journeys before the long-awaited battle goes down, only on UFC Fight Pass.

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‘Dada 5000’ and a Mentality Set on Destruction

One of the more unlikely stories in mixed martial arts over the past year involves the rise in popularity of Dhafir Harris . The Florida-based backyard brawler became a Netflix sensation with his “Dawg Fight” documentary -- a gripping account of the life of underground fighters. Though he has been criticized for allegedly attempting to replicate the path Kevin Ferguson , aka “Kimbo Slice,” took to MMA stardom years ago, Harris claims to be his own man. He believes he should have become a bigger personality sooner and blames Ferguson for holding him back. The two have known one another since they were kids. Harris -- who competes under the nickname “Dada 5000” -- thinks he deserves some of the credit for Ferguson’s jump to EliteXC and Bellator MMA headliner. The former friends turned heated rivals will meet in the Bellator 149 co-main event on Friday at the Toyota Center in Houston. “We go all the way back to when we were children,” Harris told Sherdog.com “We all grew up together in Miami. He’s a few years older than me, and he used to always run with my brother.

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Ken Shamrock and a Rivalry’s Old Wounds

Those who fancy themselves as old-school MMA fans have a soft spot in their hearts for Ken Shamrock . They remember the glory days of “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” at a time when Ultimate Fighting Championship events were defined by flying teeth, groin shots and various other types of barbarism. When the muscle-bound shoot fighter first entered the Octagon back in 1993, many expected Shamrock to steamroll the competition on his way to becoming the UFC 1 tournament winner. Of course, that never happened, as he succumbed to the submission wizardry of a lanky Brazilian named Royce Gracie in the semifinals. The two rivals met again atop UFC 5 in the promotion’s first super fight, and they battled to a draw after 36 minutes. Their score has never been settled. Shamrock will meet Gracie for a third time in the Bellator 149 headliner on Friday at the Toyota Center in Houston. They will enter the cage with the Brazilian holding a 1-0-1 edge in their head-to-head series. Shamrock, 52, returned from a five-year absence in June, only to be unceremoniously knocked out by Kevin Ferguson , aka “Kimbo Slice.

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The Early Look: Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Feb. 27, two of the UFC's biggest names lock up in London in the main event of a Fight Pass card. Elias Cepeda explains why the fight could be a lot more competitive than you expect.

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The Monster: A Sherdog Retrospective

Kevin Randleman was one of MMA’s Incredible Hulks, so when he had died on Feb. 11 at the age of 44, it was a shock. The mixed martial arts community was quick to pour out its love for the man known as “The Monster.” A two-time NCAA national champion wrestler at Ohio State University, Randleman touched off his mixed martial arts career in 1996 under the Universal Vale Tudo Fighting banner in Brazil. He competed in three vale tudo tournaments covering eight fights during the first eight months of his career. The Sandusky, Ohio, native made his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in 1997 and claimed a unanimous decision over Maurice Smith at UFC 19. Randleman then captured the heavyweight crown with a five-round verdict over Pete Williams at UFC 23 a little less than nine months later. He defended the title once -- he defeated Pedro Rizzo at UFC 26 -- before surrendering it to Randy Couture in November 2000. Randleman surfaced in Pride Fighting Championships in 2002 and loss seven of his 11 fights within the Japan-based organization.

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MMA Greats of the States | Colorado: Donald Cerrone

Mixed martial artists come from every corner of the globe, bearing a variety of styles. Sometimes, fighters are products of their environment, favoring disciplines prevalent in the country or state from which they hail. Various regions of the United States are considered factories for great fighters, though that certainly is not the case with each state. In this weekly Sherdog.com series, the spotlight will shine on the best mixed martial artist of all-time from each of the 50 states. Fighters do not necessarily need to be born in a given state to represent it; they simply need to be associated with it. For example, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight titleholder Robbie Lawler may have been born in San Diego, but few would recognize him as a Californian. * * * There are plenty of fighters from which to choose when discussing the state of Colorado, but a certain “Cowboy” stands out above the rest. Born in Colorado Springs, Donald Cerrone grew up fighting as a kid, so it was a natural move for him to enter the combat arts.

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Pictures: ‘GGG’-Wade Press Conference - Golovkin-Wade

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Axed: Nevada Athletic Commission Suspends Wanderlei Silva for Three Years

It looks like former Pride Fighting Championships ace Wanderlei Silva will have to wait quite a bit longer if he is to make a return to the combat sports as a competitor. The Nevada Athletic Commission voted to suspend “The Axe Murderer” for three years Wednesday morning following an oft-delayed re-hearing on a lifetime ban he was plastered with 17 months ago. Silva was given the ban from the commission for allegedly fleeing his Las Vegas gym when an official arrived to collect a random urine sample for his proposed fight with Chael Sonnen . When his lifetime ban from the NAC was overturned by a Nevada judge nine months ago, there was a glimmer of light that he might be able to fight again. But things didn’t work out favorably for the Brazilian fan favorite as the panel this morning, led by commission chair Anthony Marnell, voted to continue to keep him out of action. Silva was not present at the hearing and was represented by his attorney Ross Goodman, but Marnell countered Goodman’s arguments that Wanderlei was unlicensed at the time of the sample collection attempt, calling them “irrelevant.

26 Mike Tyson Reacts To Ronda Rousey’s Suicide Comments

TMZ caught up with MMA fan and legendary boxer Mike Tyson and asked him about the comments from Rousey, asking if she was taking the fight game to seriously.

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Sherdog’s Top 10: Mismatches - Top 10

Aside from the heavily favored fighters who trounce their opposition, virtually no one enjoys watching an egregious mismatch. The outcome is almost never in doubt, and the only purpose it serves is to make the superior fighter look good at the expense of a far lesser foe. Glaring mismatches often result in highlight-reel finishes, and while those are fun to watch, such happenings do not take away from the pointlessness of it all. Over the years, there have been countless mismatches, and the latest installment in the Sherdog Top 10 series series sets out to dig up the worst of the worst. Only major promotions were included, as mismatches on the regional level are too numerous to count: Soccer Mom KO, anyone? *** HONORABLE MENTIONS: Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Tony Valente (K-1 Max World Grand Prix 2004 Opening Round); Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Gilles Arsene (Pride 23); Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen (UFC 159); Gary Goodridge vs. Yoshiaki Yatsu (Pride 16) *** Number 10 » Kerr-Stott

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WSOF Bantamweight Champ Marlon Moraes Open to Fights at 145, 155 Pounds

Following a 2015 during which he fought twice, World Series of Fighting bantamweight king Marlon Moraes is willing to change weight classes in order to have a more active 2016 campaign. Moraes defends his 135-pound title against Joseph Barajas in the WSOF 28 headliner on Saturday at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, Calif. The evening’s main card airs on NBC Sports Network at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT. The Floridian would like to follow the blueprint provided by the UFC’s Donald Cerrone , who has one of the most frequent fighting itineraries in the sport today. Thus far, Moraes has never fought more than three times in a calendar year for WSOF. “My dream is to fight five times a year, six,” Moraes told Sherdog.com. “I’m a guy like Cowboy. I’m a big fan of those guys. I don’t pick fights; I want to fight. If they want to see me at [145], if want to see me at [155] for short notice, I can fight. I’m a guy that the organization wants to have. I’m training all year. I need two to three weeks to be ready. My dream is to fight five times this year, but I’ll be very happy with four.

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Tachi Palace Fights 26 Weigh-in Results: Velasco, Neal on Point

Tachi Palace Fights returns on Thursday with another edition of MMA action inside the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California. At Wednesday’s weigh-ins, all but one combatant made weight. Tachi Palace Fights 26 will be headlined by a bantamweight battle between Rolando Velasco and Joe Neal . Both fighters made weight rather easily, paving the way for their showdown. At the scales, Velasco officially clocked in at 135 pounds while his adversary came in at 134.8. The co-featured bout will see lightweights Cleber Luciano and Danny Navarro go at it. Both men were on point, as well; Luciano tipped the scale at 155 pounds while Navarro came in at 155.6. TPF 26 will be streamed live on Sherdog.com starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. TPF 26 weigh-in Results: Rolando Velasco (135) vs. Joe Neal (134.8) Cleber Luciano (155) vs. Danny Navarro (155.6) Zoila Frausto (136) vs. Corina Herrera (129.6) Cain Carrizosa (156) vs. Ray Cervera (155.8) Martin Sandoval (125.4) vs. Alex Sandoval (*127) Danny Ramirez (157.

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‘Big’ John McCarthy Elected as Boxing Judge by Nevada Athletic Commission

John McCarthy, the most recognizable and longest-tenured referee in all of American mixed martial arts, will take the next step in his professional career in the coming weeks. At a meeting with the Nevada Athletic Commission Wednesday morning in Las Vegas, the commissioners voted unanimously to elect “Big” John as a professional boxing judge. Though McCarthy is known almost primarily as a referee, the retired Los Angeles law enforcement agent has acted as a cageside judge for many smaller events throughout the years. But with the NAC approving him to be a ringside judge for professional boxing in Nevada, he’ll have much more on his plate. McCarthy, who has long been considered to be as great an official as there is across the country, immediately adds some much-needed credibility to a commission that has been languishing under scrutiny and suffering from an almost unshakeable image of ineptitude. The move also runs perpendicular with Tony Weeks, one of boxing’s greatest all-around referees, who has been sitting the judge’s seat for MMA and kickboxing for several years. There was no announcement as to when McCarthy’s first assignment as a boxing judge for the NAC will be.

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Video: Kimbo Slice, Dada 5000, alleged baby nuts steal show at Bellator 149 presser

Slice to Dada 5000: “Be yourself, [expletive]. Don’t do what I do.” –  The moment that kicked the fireworks off. As Slice walked to his chair, he turned to Dada 5000 and threw out the line. It is in keeping with Slice’s standard talk regardling Dada 5000, that the man is just a low-rent version of himself who stepped up after Kimbo left the streetfighting game.

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The Savage Truth: Sterling’s Silver

Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. Aljamain Sterling hit free agency in December after his fourth consecutive victory in the UFC’s bantamweight division. In the lead-up to his last bout, the 26-year-old New Yorker had been a vocal critic of the way he was promoted and how often he fought. A lot of interested observers thought he was headed for greener pastures, but that plan hit a snag when other promoters declined to bring the big-money offers that would make it profitable for the young, undefeated prospect to exit the safer confines of the world’s top MMA promotion. Just two short months ago, it seemed like a foregone conclusion the UFC was going to let one of their top young fighters walk after fighting out his contract. It’s something that happens rarely, if ever. How did we go from there to Sterling re-upping with the UFC in such a short time? What does it say about the market when an ascending star has to settle for nothing more than a token raise, even with the threat of free agency in his back pocket? With more fighters talking about testing the market, I have to wonder how the outcome of Sterling’s negotiations will play in other fighter’s minds.

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Bellator 'thrilled' to have Rampage back - Fighters Only Magazine

"Bellator MMA is thrilled to have 'Rampage', one of the most recognizable fighters in the history of the sport, joining a very competitive light heavyweight division featuring champion Liam McGeary, Phil Davis, King Mo, Tito Ortiz, Emanuel Newton, Linton Vassell among others."

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Video: Bellator 149 open-workout highlights with Shamrock-Gracie, Ferguson-Harris

HOUSTON – Bellator 149 open workouts took place today, and the event’s top four fighters were all in attendance. Check out the highlights.

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UFC Battle Lines: Silva vs Bisping

UFC Battle Lines: Silva vs. Bisping takes an intimate look at the lives of Anderson “The Spider” Silva and Michael “The Count” Bisping as they get set to face off at UFC Fight Night London. Examining the experiences and inspirations of these two legendary fighters in a refreshingly candid manner, fans new and old alike will gain insight into their individual journeys before the long-awaited battle goes down, only on UFC Fight Pass.

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Ronda Rousey files trademark for expletive filled catchphrase

Ronda Rousey is adding to her growing media empire with a very unique trademark that was filed in her name this week.

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“IT’S TIME!” PODCAST: BUFFER TALKS WITH “NICK THE TOOTH" - Bruce Buffer

On this week’s “IT’S TIME!” show Buffer’s special guest is “Nick The Tooth” who hosts his own podcast titled “Motus V” and is the co-star of the new YouTube series “Dana White… Looking For A Fight” along with Dana White and former UFC champion Matt Serra. Nick and the V.O.T.O. share a passion for the great sport of surfing along with Nick’s love for Jiu-Jitsu as he is training for the upcoming Pan Am Games.

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Holm on Rousey’s Suicide Remark: ‘It’s Something You Have to Dig Through on Your Own’

Before Holly Holm was formally introduced at a press conference in Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday afternoon, her UFC 193 triumph over Ronda Rousey was replayed on a pair of projection screens inside Legends Theater at Route 66 Casino. To say the new UFC women’s bantamweight champ enjoyed the presentation wouldn’t be entirely accurate. Instead, Holm used the time to critique her performance, one that turned out to be one of last year’s most shocking and dominant efforts. “It’s like, ‘Chill out, you already know what happens,’” Holm said sheepishly. “I’m always looking for holes in my game, things that I didn’t do perfect. That’s what we’re doing right now: perfecting some of the things that I didn’t do just right in that fight. Yes it was awesome, turned out in my favor and everything we worked on panned out in the fight, but there are things to perfect, things to get better at and that’s what we’re working on for this next fight.” Holm, of course, has moved on from Rousey for the time being as she prepares to make her first title defense against Miesha Tate at UFC 196 in Las Vegas on March 5.

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Augusto Mendes to Meet Cody Garbrandt on Short Notice at UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh

Cody Garbrandt will remain on the UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh bill, as Augusto Mendes has agreed to face the Team Alpha Male member on short notice. Promotion officials confirmed the matchup after John Lineker withdrew from the contest when he contracted dengue fever . UFC Fight Night takes place at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Sunday and is headlined by a welterweight title pitting Donald Cerrone against Alex Oliveira . A Legacy Fighting Championship veteran, Mendes was supposed to make his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night in Boston on Jan. 17 but had to withdraw from a bout against Charles Rosa after suffering an injury. “Tanquinho” is unbeaten in five pro outings, including three under the Legacy FC banner. Garbrandt is 7-0 since beginning his pro career in 2012. “No Love” debuted in the Octagon with a third-round stoppage of Marcus Brimage at UFC 182 before outpointing Enrique Briones in his most recent appearance at UFC 189 this past July.

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Ronda Rousey: 'Road House' filming pushed back until at least May

Ronda Rousey promises that she's returning to the Octagon to get a second shot at Holly Holm, but filming for her upcoming movie "Road House" has been pushed all the way until at least May.

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Derek Brunson: 'Blatant cheater' Yoel Romero deserves 2 year suspension

Derek Brunson doesn't feel any sympathy for former opponent Yoel Romero after his recent positive drug test and says that he should receive at least a two year suspension for what he did.

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The Comeback: Rousey back in headlines, 'Rampage' back in cage, Gracie-Shamrock

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Tuesday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”

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'Cowboy' Cerrone: You've got to know what you put in your body, that's it

"I thought that Yoel Romero and Tim Means got the only two tainted bottles of protein in the world. I thought it was crazy," Cerrone said with sarcasm in his voice. "You never know with these companies, you've got to be careful. Everyone should know -- there's tainted s--t out there. You've got to know what you put in your body. That's it."

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Cowboy Cerrone on Twitter

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BREAKING: Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza set for lightweight bout on April 23rd at UFC 197. Location TBA.

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