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BREAKING NEWS: Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano set for UFC 175 … Or is it?

In a surprising twist of events, a recent announcement was made regarding the rumors of the Ronda Rousey versus Gina Carano fight. The rumors were swirling particularly around the beginning of March when Joe Rogan made a comment about Ronda Rousey’s next opponent. From the way the announcement sounded, it hinted that her opponent would be a high profile woman. The top three names thrown around in the rumor merry

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: March 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is ineligible. Also note the rankings are done by a panel MMA Freak writers: ~ 1 (1) ~ Jon Jones UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones is currently on course for his UFC 172 title fight with title challenger Glover Teixeira. He’s also had a few words to say about who should get his title shot next and Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson

Top 10 MMA flyweights: March 2014

Please note that the rankings are done by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings were on 2/3/14 and are in parenthesis: ~ 1 (1) ~ Demetrious Johnson The word right now is that Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense will probably be against rising contender Ali Bagautinov at a date and event to be determined. Bagautinov may be a unique challenge for Johnson, however if he fights like

TUF Brazil 3: Episode three in review

The standoff that started in episode two between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen regarding Silva’s demand that Sonnen apologizes ends when Silva decides to go through with the show but claims he will make Sonnen apologize by defeating him in the Octagon. With that Silva flips the coin to determine which teams gets the choice to pick the first fight or the first fighter. Silva wins the toss and opts

‘Beyond the Cage Podcast’ breaks down Hendo vs Shogun 2

Beyond the Cage is back with a jam packed five round show. This week on Beyond the Cage, Jim & The ‘Juice’ dive into the top headlines from this past week in MMA including the UFC not interested in Holly Holm, Diego Sanchez food poisoning and the shuffling of UFC 173 card. All of this is featured inside of round 1. For round number 2, they discuss the upcoming World Series

UFN: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 & Bellator 113 in review, plus Bellator 114 preview

We are finally coming to a off week for the UFC. However, Bellator is still going and there are still some good fights to do reviews on: UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Main Event: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua #7 Light Heavyweight vs. Dan Henderson #10 Light Heavyweight Prediction: Rua by strikes. Result: Henderson by strikes. Henderson proved that he isn’t going out quietly and that he’s still a heavy

Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: March 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings. Also note the rankings are done by a panel of MMA Freak writers: ~ 1 (tied) (1) ~ Jon Jones  Jon Jones is currently on course for his UFC 172 title defense against challenger Glover Teixeira who could be his toughest challenge. In addition should he defeat Glover Teixeira he may have to face former opponent Alexander Gustafsson in

Top 10 MMA welterweights: March 2014

Please note that the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (2/27/14) are in parenthesis: ~ 1 (1)~ Johny Hendricks Supposedly Johny Hendricks fought Robbie Lawler with a torn bicep which he recently underwent surgery for. Taking that into consideration that was a pretty good performance that earned the Fight of the Night honors. Because of the injury Hendricks will be out until

TUF Brazil 3: Episode two in review

The second episode of the show opens with the preliminary round continuing on beginning with a heavyweight clash between Richardson Moreira and Alexandre Machado. It becomes apparent from why Moreira earned his fight name “Monster” as he goes after Machado with a furry. The match ends within the first thirty seconds as Moreira knocks out Machado. Next is a middleweight bout between Guilherme de Vasconcelos and Markus Perez with Vasconcelos

The 50 Greatest Finishers in MMA

MMA has surpassed boxing in many ways, and finishing opponents in nasty fashion is one of them. Some mma fighters have awesome highlight finishes on their resume, while others are just known as finishers. Either way, finishing your opponent will always raise your stock in the world of mixed martial arts, and we love watching them over and over as fans. How many fights have you finished? How many of them