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UFC 207 will give Ronda Rousey redemption … or send her to irrelevance

The former champion has kept a low profile before her return to the cage against Amanda Nunes. And no one is sure which Ronda Rousey we will see on Friday Speaking to the press ahead of her first UFC title defense this Friday in Las Vegas, bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes said shes not sure what to make of her challenger …

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Yield of the ruler: Jon Jones searches to outdo past against Daniel Cormier

Josh Gross: After a self-inflicted fall from grace encompassing virtually three years, Jon Jones is finally back to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight designation he surrendered in disgrace Somewhere along the way, Jon Jones stopped attending. On the register of sins against the knacks he was given, its arguably his worst. I precisely took everything there is for conceded, Jones …

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Mayweather-McGregor will display one aspect of excellence: self-promotion

Theres really only one true contest in the fighters grab for a dump truck filled with cash: a two-month clash of mouths Few in sports are taking the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight seriously. Why should they? As boxer Lennox Lewis¬†told ESPN this week: Mayweather is the best in his weight class, no one can touch him in boxing. Hes a …

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UFC 209: Tyron Woodley outpoints Stephen Thompson to retain title

Woodley holds UFC welterweight claim with majority-decision acquires but rematch between challengers substantiated no more conclusive than first fight Over the past three and a half months Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson opposed 10 rounds in the octagon, totaling 50 minutes, hitherto few people who watched can constitute strong subjects viewing which of the two was better. Whats clear, nonetheless, …

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UFC 207 will give Ronda Rousey redemption … or cast her to irrelevance

The former champ has hindered a low profile before her return to the enclosure against Amanda Nunes. And no one is sure which Ronda Rousey we will see on Friday Speaking to the press ahead of her first UFC designation security this Friday in Las Vegas, bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes said shes not sure what the hell is build of …

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Ronda Rousey ready to exploit UFC vacuum left by Miesha Tate’s win | Josh Gross

UFCs female bantamweight division is now incredibly hard to predict but Ronda Rousey is meaner than ever after her aura of invincibility was stripped away Then there were three. When Miesha Tate put Holly Holm to sleep with a fifth-round choke on Saturday night, the 29-year-old former Strikeforce champion became the third woman in six months to claim ownership of …

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UFC 207 will give Ronda Rousey redemption … or move her to irrelevance

The former endorse has maintained a low profile before her return to the enclosure against Amanda Nunes. And no one is sure which Ronda Rousey we will see on Friday Speaking to the press ahead of her first UFC title defense this Friday in Las Vegas, bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes said shes not sure what to manufacture of her challenger …

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Amanda Nunes’ title-winning beatdown of Miesha Tate salvages UFC 200

Josh Gross: The Brazilians first-round submission at UFC 200 was the highlight of a card that showcased the best and worst of mixed martial arts UFC 200 was sold, rightly so, as the biggest event in the history of mixed martial arts ubiquitous promotion. Yet through four fights on the pay-per-view portion of the card, action had been slim and …

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James Deen takes on MMA, saying porn faces ‘unfair’ government scrutiny

Deen, who was punished for his production companys alleged violations of condom and workplace regulations, says MMA company violated same HIV rules James Deen, the porn star accused of exposing performers to sexually transmitted infections, has filed a complaint against mixed martial arts company Bellator MMA in an effort to draw attention to what he described as the unfair persecution …

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