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Video: Newly signed UFC fighter Holly Holm talks about 'beatable' Ronda Rousey

Holly Holm spoke about Ronda Rousey, saying that while she will make the UFC decide who she faces, she's looking forward to an eventual match up with the women's bantamweight champ.

"Talking Monkeys In Columbus"

Behind the scenes of Joe Rogan's comedy special "Talking Monkeys In Space" filmed in Columbus, OH. This video was directed, shot, and edited by Redban.

Coundown to Metamoris: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

Check out Metamoris' Countdown video highlighting their upcoming card's feature match between Chael Sonnen and Andre Galvao.

Reign Training Center with Nick Benson

Going down south to checkout a couple gyms. Had a dope time at Reign Training Center, ended up dropping in on the AM conditioning class taught by Coach Reill...

Video: Learn Dana White's full name, and the first street fight he ever organized

Dana White appeared on 'Cabbie Presents', and the UFC president shared a few details that he hasn't said anywhere else... like his middle name, or the first street fight he ever organized.

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UFC on the Fly: Conor McGregor (preview) - Fighters Only

The promotional power of McGregor can be seen clearly in the week leading up to the UFC's return to Ireland with Countdown shows previewing the card's main and co-main events, and even a full behind-the-scenes documentary with Conor as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life on Saturday July 19th.

After UFC run, former two-division champ Daniel Pineda returns to Legacy FC

Although once sporting a 10-7 pro record, the 28-year-old Pineda won his next seven bouts, which included a string of five straight stoppage wins with Legacy FC, where he won titles at both lightweight and featherweight, and a pair of wins in his first two UFC fights.

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It's time to let your voice be heard as The ESPYS voting is now live! Make sure to cast your ballot carefully as you only get one vote per category. Enough with the reading, GO VOTE!

7 Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life. #2 Is Awesome!

Have you ever wondered how to filter water, keep away the mosquitos or how to make a solar microwave? These tips might save your life one day.

Meet the medical student who wants to bring down Dr. Oz

Organized medicine has an interest in protecting physicians as a profession. They want to maintain the prestige, trust, and income that physicians have historically received in the US. In order to protect the profession as a whole, organized medicine sometimes has to protect individual doctors, even if they are not acting in the best interest of patients. The AMA may fear that undermining Dr. Oz could undermine overall trust in doctors.

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I never wanted to be a professional yo-yo dieter, that's why I always refused to have off seasons body composition wise. In my world it's embarrassing if you look like a totally different person in real life compared to your photos or competition pics. If you need to spend half a year at leaning out all the flab just to do a show or two or a photo shoot or two, because your appetite is too big or your discipline to weak, is it really worth it? Looking great two days a year and then be soft and mushy. For me it never was anyway. I'm not talking about having a few healthy pounds to shed for an event, I'm referring to all those who get FAT, yeah FAT when the show time is over. The ladies get double butt size and with that follows stretch marks which don't look great on stage. It's manageable

The Case for the End of The Modern Zoo

A couple of years ago, the essayist David Samuels published a long piece in Harper's on the Bronx Zoo. It got attention mostly for a discovery Samuels made, in the archives, that the leading figure in the early history of the Bronx Zoo was a eugenicist propagandist named Madison Grant who corresponded with Hitler, and saw his work at the Zoo in the same vein, as rescuing the perfect form of a species before it declined. (Grant once exhibited a human pygmy named Ota Benga at the Zoo; crowds of 40,000 greeted Ota Benga by jeering and poking him; eventually, he committed suicide.) The Grant story caught on in part because it highlighted what is anachronistic about zoos. For a very long post-Enlightenment period, human beings asked themselves what made them different from the apes, and fixed on logic and reason as the highest human characteristics; zoos were a way to engage that question while emphasizing that there was a great distinction indeed. Now we understand that animal cognition and social behavior is for many species pretty sophisticated, and there is a new form of intelligence to define ourselves against: Not what makes us different than a chimpanzee, but what makes us different than Siri? Perhaps this is pushing us toward a closer identification with the animals and helping to shape some of the discomfort with zoos.

The Karyn Bryant Podcast

As everyone knows, Karyn is one of the top personalities covering MMA. Between her work at MMA H.E.A.T. and FOX Sports, she definitely knows the inside scoop on what’s going on and has access to the biggest names in the sport. I love how the podcast isn’t just about MMA, she and comedian Pete Cummin cover pop-culture, too. It’s a really fun and entertaining hour. I look forward to it every week!

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Cathal Pendred's mother wrote this beautiful open letter ahead of his UFC debut

If this doesn't melt your heart, you're a robot. MMA fighter Cathal Pendred is due to make his UFC debut in the O2 Dublin next Saturday in front of a sold-out audience. No doubt the man is deep in training and it's looking to be a cracker of a fight.

“Casa Futebol” Proposes a Different Olympic Legacy For Brazil’s Stadiums

So it’s the same shipping containers inserted to every stadium? The adaptive re-use of the stadiums would be a great design exercise, but to assume that only housing can go into these things is too simple of a solution. Breaking down something as massive as a stadium to the pedestrian scale takes a lot more than the insertion of modern, rounded cubes as shelter. There are a million other program opportunities for the re-use of these stadiums, and its unfortunate those possibilities were not explored. A stadium is the size of a city block, and the design of this should be considered at the urban scale, not at the scale of housing alone.

Tweets of the Day: Jacob Volkmann slams WSOF, gets released

"This entire situation is ridiculous," Abdelaziz said. "We went out of out way to give Jacob Volkmann money without even fighting. And now he’s attacking us on Twitter? If he needs a release letter, call me and ask for a release letter. I let him take those other two fights, no problem, and after he lost to T.J. O’Brien, I told him we didn’t need him anymore."

TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero signs with Titan, debuts on Aug. 22 card

Escudero (22-8), a native of Sonora, Mexico who now lives in Tempe, Ariz., defeated Philipe Nover to win TUF 8 back in 2008. He had a pair of stints in the UFC, the last one ending after a decision loss to Mac Danzig at UFC 145 .

Stefan Struve '100 percent, definitely wants to fight,' according to manager

"He had essentially what boiled down to a panic attack," McMahon said. "It manifested itself physically, he had a fainting episode backstage before his fight occurred. I don't think he took full account of the emotions to step into the Octagon. I think he had some lingering questions about where health was even though he'd been cleared by specialist. All those things came together in a perfect storm and unfortunately it created a tremendous amount of anxiety, and it caused him to faint. ... Stefan has already seen several doctors, the doctors have reiterated there is nothing physically wrong with him, it was more the psychological response which created the physical manifestation of him fainting."

Roger Huerta vs. Christian Holley highlights latest additions to ONE FC 19

A trio of bouts have been officially added to ONE Fighting Championship's upcoming quadruple-header, including the return of onetime UFC standout  Roger Huerta .

WSOF 12 set for Aug. 9 in Las Vegas, including Gonzalez-Palomino, Markes-Tiller

Markes will make his WSOF debut after going 3-2 in the UFC. He started his UFC run with three straight decision wins, but in November, he was stopped by Yoel Romero with a third-round knockout, and in March, Thiago Santos knocked him out in 53 seconds at UFC Fight Night 39. That loss came after Markes badly missed weight. Still, he was a heavy favorite in the fight. After the weight-cut infraction at middleweight, Markes returns to light heavyweight to meet Tiller.

Mark ‘Fightshark’ Miller’s body of work is like no other

Even from the dark booth at El Compadre on Sunset Boulevard you can see Mark Miller’s right eye is bloodshot. The day before, he was wearing a patch over that eye, and he tweeted out that image with his hands curled into a hook, playfully, like a pirate. The day before that he had surgery on that eye, to fix burst blood vessels that blinded him. This was brought on by high blood pressure, which goes back to his acute renal failure, which became chronic, irreversible renal failure after a series of follies at a county hospital. Mark Miller’s life can be described as extraordinary. The trail from the here and now going backwards to where he began is harrowing. That he smiles as he tells you that they’re "trying to turn me into Frankenstein," is enough to give you goose bumps. He needs a new pancreas, and he’s awaiting one with Dr. Donald Dafoe, actor Willem’s older brother, the foremost pancreatic transplant surgeon going. He needs a new kidney, too, and pronto. Because his story is remarkable, and because he’s become a symbol of perseverance in the fight game for keeping his chin high through every dour forecast, he has no less than 15 willing live donors offering up their kidneys.

How and Why to Run Hill Sprint Intervals

Choosing time or distance will give you an endless array of variety in this case and can make for many more challenges. The walk down the hill is your recovery period and your time will vary due to fatigue, but make a conscious effort to make your way back down quickly, turn, establish your proper sprint position, then sprint the hill again. Turn and do another rep until all reps are completed. In this manner, you will get more rest due to the walk back but that will simply enable you to go at the hill harder so when it’s all said and done, the difference in the benefits will be nominal.

UFC 178 Gets Brian Ebersole-‘Doomsday’ Howard Welterweight Bout

Brian Ebersole will return to the cage after a nine-month layoff. | Dave Mandel/ Veteran welterweights Brian Ebersole and John Howard are set for a meeting at UFC 178 . Ultimate Fighting Championship officials Sunday announced the booking. The bout will be part of a Sept. 5 card in Las Vegas which is topped by a UFC light heavyweight title showdown between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson . Ebersole, 33, has been away from the cage since suffering a decision loss to Rick Story at UFC 167 last November. The Tiger Muay Thai “Bad Boy” has gone 4-2 since joining the UFC in 2011 but has now lost back-to-back outings against Story and James Head , a first in Ebersole’s 68-fight career. Howard, 31, will also look to rebound from a loss after being outpointed by Ryan LaFlare in April. Prior to that setback, “Doomsday” began his second UFC run with a pair of decision wins against Uriah Hall and Siyar Bahadurzada .

UFC Fight Night 46 pre-fight facts: Brad Pickett tops bonus list for lighter weight classes

The UFC hasn’t traveled to the fight-rich Republic of Ireland in five years, but on Saturday, the octagon finally returns as UFC Fight Night 46 takes place at The O2 in Dublin.

Fact Check: UFC Fight Night ‘Cerrone vs. Miller’

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has finished his last three opponents. | Photo: Dave Mandel/ Two of the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight division’s most consistent performers will soon cross paths in the center of the Octagon, as Donald Cerrone meets Jim Miller in the UFC Fight Night “Cerrone vs. Miller” main event on Wednesday at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The two 155-pound standouts have combined for 15 post-fight performance bonuses between them. Cerrone will enter the cage on a three-fight winning streak. The 31-year-old Jackson-Wink MMA representative last appeared at UFC on Fox 11 in April, when he submitted former Ring of Combat champion Edson Barboza with a first-round rear-naked choke at the Amway Center in Orlando. “Cowboy” has delivered more than half (15) of his 23 career victories by submission. Cerrone owns a 10-3 mark in the UFC. An experienced Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Miller has rattled off back-to-back wins. The 30-year-old AMA Fight Club export last competed at UFC 172 in April, when he rendered Yancy Medeiros unconscious with a first-round rear-naked choke at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore.

Pictures: Grandslam MMA ‘Way of the Cage’ - Victor Henry vs. Hideo Tokoro

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Amanda Nunes: '100 percent,' I beat Ronda Rousey after fight with Cat Zingano

According to McCarthy, they zeroed in on two possible candidates: Zingano and former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman. When word spread that Zingano would be returning to fight someone other than Rousey in her first bout since a TKO victory over Miesha Tate in April 2013, both Nunes and McCarthy knew that would be the quickest path to a title shot.

Jessica Andrade-Valerie Letourneau, Igor Araujo-George Sullivan Added to Sept. 13 UFC

Jessica Andrade will attempt to win her third straight fight on home turf. | Dave Mandel/ Top-10 women’s bantamweight talent Jessica Andrade will get to fight on Brazilian soil when she faces Canada’s Valerie Letourneau in September. Ultimate Fighting Championship officials Monday revealed that Andrade and Letourneau will square off as part of UFC Fight Night “Bigfoot vs. Arlovski,” which takes place Sept. 13 at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. Also announced today was a welterweight tilt pitting Brasilia native Igor Araujo against American George Sullivan . The card is headlined by a heavyweight rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski . Since faltering in her UFC debut against Liz Carmouche one year ago, Andrade has looked powerful in picking up a pair of decision wins over Raquel Pennington and Rosi Sexton . Tristar Gym representative Letourneau made her first Octagon appearance on June 14 and eked out a split decision against fellow newcomer Elizabeth Phillips .

Jessica Andrade, Valerie Letourneau matched for UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil

UFC announced Monday that Andrade is set to battle Valerie Letourneau at the Fight Night 51 card at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia on Sept. 13. This is the first UFC female match-up in Brazil since UFC 163 ’s Amanda Nunes vs. Sheila Gaff in 2013.


Robin van Roosmalen on GLORY title shot, crossover fights in Bellator

Hard-hitting GLORY lightweight contender Robin van Roosmalen has been told he is likely the next in line for a title shot at 155lbs. He holds two wins over current champion Davit Kiria but doesn’t see that as any guarantee of another victory. In addition to the title shot news, Van Roosmalen is also excited about a rumor that GLORY and Bellator might do some crossover matches now that Scott Coker has taken over at Bellator.

Coach: Today's Conor McGregor would ‘murder’ pre-injury Conor McGregor in one round

"I like this [fight] a lot better," Kavanagh admitted. "When I was kinda reading a few things online, no offense to Cole, but it seems like Diego got a much stronger reaction online. He does have stopping power on his feet, and he is very slick on the ground. He's very emotional. I'm curious to see how the guys are going to meet for the first time on Wednesday evening at the open workouts. It's going to be a face-to-face stare-off, so I'm curious how that goes, and then obviously the weigh-ins on Friday.

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Floyd Mayweather: Facing Marcos Maidana is Like Battling an MMA Fighter

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana will do it again. | Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Floyd Mayweather’s antennas are up. He won’t admit it. He never does. This time, however, it appears he did -- in a sense. He heard the calls for a rematch -- and much to his credit, he’s giving the boxing public what it wants: a rematch against Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. On Monday, before a media throng and a hoard of fans, Mayweather and Maidana launched their media blitz with a press conference at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Maidana may have come the closest to beating Mayweather since Oscar De La Hoya lost a split decision to “Money” in May 2007; he certainly rattled the 37-year-old WBC and WBA welterweight world champion in their May 3 fight -- enough so that Mayweather was willing to listen to the clamor for a rematch. Mayweather won by majority decision, according to judges Dave Moretti (116-112) and Burt A. Clements (117-111). But judge Michael Pernick had it a 114-114 draw, which many also viewed the fight as, after Maidana forced Mayweather into a number of uncomfortable situations through the first six rounds.

NSAC: After failed tests, Chael Sonnen must appear before commission on July 23

Chael Sonnen may not waive his right to a hearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission and will be required to appear at the regulatory body’s next meeting to answer for his UFC 175 drug failures, according to Nevada’s deputy attorney general.

Head 2 Head Breakdown: Will the Cowboy ride away victorious?

Head 2 Head: Will the Cowboy ride away victorious?

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Thoughts on BJ Penn's retirement following his loss to Frankie Edgar

After he became the lightweight champion, Penn still clearly wanted another crack at GSP at 170. The now-welterweight champ had outpointed Penn over the last two rounds, but Penn had hurt him on the feet and broken his nose. In the rematch St-Pierre, who was younger, bigger, stronger, and more disciplined, came in with a perfect gameplan, wearing Penn out and crushing him on the ground. The final indignity came when BJ, who had mocked St-Pierre as a "quitter" prior to their showdown, was forced to retire on his stool at the end of the fourth. It was the kind of beating which many men would not have recovered from, mentally as well as physically. Yet when Penn returned to lightweight he put on career-high performances, dominating Diego "The Nightmare" Sanchez and Kenny Florian .

UFC 177 Update: Lightweights Yancy Medeiros, Justin Edwards to Meet in Sacramento

Yancy Medeiros will try to get his first official UFC win next month. | Dave Mandel/ Yancy Medeiros and Justin Edwards , two lightweights seeking a return to the win column, have been matched for UFC 177 . The 155-pound bout was announced Monday by Ultimate Fighting Championship officials. Set for Aug. 30 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., UFC 177 will be headlined by a UFC bantamweight title tilt between newly crowned king T.J. Dillashaw and former champ Renan Barao . Medeiros, 26, is still looking for his first official win inside the Octagon, as the Hawaiian saw his November 2013 knockout of Yves Edwards overturned after testing positive for marijuana metabolites. “The Kid” last saw action in April, when he was choked out by an arm-in guillotine from Jim Miller at UFC 172. Edwards, 31, holds a 2-4 record in the UFC and will look to halt a two-fight losing skid when he meets Medeiros. In his most recent outing, the Jorge Gurgel purple belt suffered a decision loss to onetime “The Ultimate Fighter 13” teammate Ramsey Nijem .


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Fight Night Atlantic City Free Fight: Evan Dunham vs. Per Eklund

In this lightweight battle, it was all Evan Dunham in the first round as he knocked out Per Eklund using a straight left hand. Dunham takes on Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night Atlantic City.

Claudia Gadelha doesn't like Felice Herrig's style: 'I don't show my butt in that way'

"They want to talk s***, they want to promote themselves in this way," Gadelha said. "If that's the way they think is the right way, it's their problem. There's hard feelings still about what they [said] on Twitter, because they were wrong. … I just think if you're a fighter, you don't see me showing my butt in that f***ing way. I don’t think that's the right way. You can do photos, you can show your body. But getting there and getting the opportunity the UFC gives you, to weigh in and show your butt and say 'Hey, here I am, I have a butt,' I don’t think that's cool."

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Ronda Rousey in group photo from Vanity Fair shoot for Expendables III.

Urijah Faber discusses the rib injury that ruled him out of UFC 177

Faber, who’s now 5-1 in his past six fights (the lone loss came in a title fight and rematch with champ Renan Barao), said he never considered halting the fight because of the injury. At 35, he said he’s never felt better in the cage, though he knows Father Time is looming larger and larger as he enters the second decade of his pro MMA career.

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Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medeiros booked for UFC 177

Edwards, who joined the UFC after appearing on “The Ultimate Fighter 13,” is likely in a must-win situation following back-to-back losses to Brandon Thatch and Ramsey Nijem and an overall 1-3 skid since his first UFC win. The 31-year-old Ohioan recently dropped from welterweight to lightweight for his bout with Nijem.

Big FOX to air UFC prelims for first time with UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose

FOX Sports 1 will play host to a baseball game at the same time the UFC on FOX 12 televised prelims need to start at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT) while an International Champions Cup soccer game between Real Madrid and Inter Milan fills the time slot on FOX Sports 2. (Coincidentally, that soccer game takes place not far from San Jose, in Berkeley, Calif.)

Studio contract may prevent Gina Carano's debut in the UFC

But now, with a new kid on the block, in Ronda Rousey , and one badly in need of new name opponents, Gina Carano has been teased for a potential MMA return and UFC debut. What seemed to start as little more than publicity building for her latest film project has turned into a seemingly reasonable expectation that fans will soon be seeing Carano in the octagon, potentially in a major PPV headliner. The sport needs her and the interest is there. Unfortunately, her aforementioned film career may not allow it. Jeremy Botter reported the news on twitter, that Carano's movie deal has become a potential roadblock to her UFC signing.


And Now He’s Hired: Brandon Vera Signs With ONE FC, Debut Date TBA

UFC Flyweight Sensation Kyoji Horiguchi: ‘I’m Always Looking to Finish the Fight’

Horiguchi could be on the fast track to UFC title contention. | Taro Irei/ It’s a long-standing belief that Japanese imports have struggled in the Ultimate Fighting Championship . Hatsu Hioki , Norifumi Yamamoto , Takanori Gomi , Caol Uno , Hayato Sakurai -- the list goes on and on. Some have tasted mild success. Yushin Okami once challenged Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title. Often forgotten due to dubious circumstances and a botched referee stoppage by “Big” John McCarthy, mixed martial arts legend Kazushi Sakuraba -- a late replacement for the injured Yoji Anjo -- captured a one-night heavyweight tournament after getting a second chance against Marcus Silveira at UFC 15.5: Ultimate Japan 1 . Tsuyoshi Kosaka was an early Octagon pioneer and paved the way for many Asian fighters, but largely does not get the respect his résumé warrants amongst even the most hardcore of fans. Many Japanese fighters left their mark in the rings of Pride Fighting Championships and Shooto , but have yet to achieve the ultimate level of success on the sport’s modern day biggest stage.

Roger Huerta vs. Christian Holley joins ONE FC 19's championship quadruple-header

Next month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event, which includes four title fights, has some new non-championship additions.

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