All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘UFC’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Penne Battle of Wills Precedes the Fists

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is no new-comer to kicking ass. She may be more recent to the MMA game, but as five-time Muay Thai world champion, she is a force to be reckoned with. Jessica Penne aims to find out how much of a force, and if that fore has any weaknesses that she can exploit. She aims to make Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s …

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Ronda Rousey On Fighting A Man: “It’s Not Like It’s A Movie”

Ronda Rousey has been challenged by virtually everyone in the MMA world now that she’s proven herself to be such a hardcore contender; with a career record of 11-0, she’s made it known that she’s not to be taken lightly in a sport that is dominated by men. In fact, there’s been talk–some lighthearted, some not–of Rousey getting into the …

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Ronda Rousey Says Fighting A Man Would Hurt The Sport Of MMA

Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey is running out of opponents to fight. The UFC bantamweight champion has easily dispatched all that have been pitted against her, often within just minutes into the first round. She stopped Cat Zingano with an acrobatic armbar in just 14 seconds in UFC 184. It has come to the point that people are speculating who can even …

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Ronda Rousey: Cyborg Is Desperate For A Fight

Ronda Rousey has risen through the ranks of the women’s division of UFC with an impressive record–undefeated, in fact–and while her skill is impressive to many, others find it a challenge. Cris “Cyborg” Justino is one of those people, and has been working for months to make weight in order to fight Rousey. While some might be intimidated by Rousey’s …

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Ronda Rousey: UFC President Doesn’t Know What To Do With Her

Ronda Rousey has been dominating her sport in recent months, and UFC President Dana White says that if she keeps going at this pace, he doesn’t know what he’ll do with her outside of putting her up against some male fighters. “She’s gonna have to start fighting men if she walks through Cat Zingano,” White said of Rousey’s February 28 …

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Miesha Tate Was “Hanging On For Dear Life” After Brutal Injury

Miesha Tate earned the win in Saturday night’s Las Vegas fight against Sara McMann, but it came with a price: a severe injury that left her unable to see clearly for most of the match. McMann broke Tate’s orbital bone in the first round, leaving the UFC fighter shaken. In a post-match interview, Miesha said she knew she had to …

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Miesha Tate: “Cupcake” Won’t Be Returning Your Fan Mail

Miesha Tate, a.k.a. “Cupcake”, said recently that she won’t be signing autographs for fans expecting return mail anymore, because too many people are cashing in on her signature. The UFC star explained on Twitter that it doesn’t make sense for her to keep sending out autographs for other people to make money off of. “If anyone is going to sell …

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Paige Vanzant: MMA “Wasn’t The Plan At All”

Paige Vanzant is now a professional UFC fighter. She won her UFC debut Saturday, beating Kailin Curran (3-0) with a third-round TKO. Paige Vanzant used to be a model with no dreams of UFC success at all. “Oh gosh, this wasn’t the plan at all, at first,” Paige Vanzant told FOXSports.com before the fight. “When I started training to fight, …

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Ronda Rousey Signs First Apparel Endorsement

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has officially signed her first apparel endorsement deal. On Thursday, Buffalo David Bitton and Rousey announced their decision for Ronda to be the first and only woman to represent Buffalo Pro “It’s such an amazing opportunity to be able to represent Buffalo Pro,” Rousey said in a statement. “Not only am I the first female …

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Dana White Defends Decision To Rehire Thiago Silva

In February, after he was arrested for domestic assault, UFC president Dana White said that ‘Untainted’ Thiago Silva would never return to the octagon. However, it seems as though White has had a change of heart as Silva was reinstated by the UFC last Thursday, September 4, after he was cleared of all charges. The Blackzilians, Silva’s team, announced on …

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Gina Carano: Dana White Getting Close To Deal

Rumors of Gina Carano making an MMA comeback to the UFC have been swirling for months. However, Dana White recently revealed that, although it is complicated, he is getting “close” to signing a deal with Carano. White has been seeking out Carano in hopes of having her sign a contract so that she could fight against the current women’s bantam …

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Ronda Rousey Gets Great Reviews For “Expendables 3″

Ronda Rousey has been making headlines for time spent in the UFC ring this year, but now that she’s a movie star she’s getting a lot more press…and a lot more critiques. Rousey is used to being a standout female in a male-dominated sport, and Expendables 3 was no exception. The bantamweight champ is getting great reviews for her turn …

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