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UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones Says Bill Cosby Too Classy & Famous to ‘Have’ to Rape

You’d think Jon Jones would’ve learned by now that he should probably not allude to or comment on anything relating to rape or sexual assault, but when TMZ asked him about the multiple allegations of rape levied aga...
 
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Anthony Rumble Johnson LOLs at the Multiple Allegations of Domestic Violence Against Him, Calls Concerns a “Joke”

With the stubborn oblivion the UFC is known for, they trumpeted a Q&A with Anthony Rumble Johnson on Twitter, who has had three allegations of domestic violence against him over the course of five years. As we’ve disc...

 
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Rowdy Bec Rawlings Details Abuse; War Machine Laughs While Christy Mack Testifies

TUF 20 contestant and Invicta veteran ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings, who spoke about the abusive relationship she was in on episode 8, posted multiple screen caps of exchanges from, she says, Dan Hyatt. The full post is here...
 
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Holly Holm out of UFC 181 with injury; Tate vs McMann scheduled for UFC 183

Due to an undisclosed injury, Holly Holm (7-0) is out of her bout with Raquel Pennington(4-4), which was scheduled for December 6th. No word yet on whether the UFC plans on a replacement.   In what promises to be an exciti...
 
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Bedfellows for the Impotent: Stealing Miesha Tate’s Pictures is Misogyny

At the end of August, some super bad-ass people released almost 200 stolen, private pictures from, almost exclusively, famous women. On the tenth of October, word spread that MMA’s own Miesha Tate was one of the numerous ...

 
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Our Editor-in-Chief Talks to Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek published a piece by David Armstrong entitled Mixed Martial Arts Courts More Female Fans, and he asked me some questions for it. A quote from me is at the end, but since I’m prone to long explanatio...
 
 
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Tamikka Brents Criticizes Fallon Fox for Exploiting Trans Status, Then Exploits Fox’s Trans Status

Fallon Fox fights Saturday night at the Capital City Cage Wars in Springfield, Illinois. She’s fighting Tamikka Brents, who went on a doofy rant last year in a bid for publicity, apparently not realizing the flagrant hypo...

 
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The UFC is an Embarrassment & We Can’t Call Thiago Silva a Domestic Abuser for Legal Reasons

Photograph by Ryan Loco But if it weren’t considered libel, we would. Thiago Silva was cut from the UFC back in February after he had a standoff with a SWAT team. According to police reports, the standoff was spurred beca...
 
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UFCPresidentDanaWhite

White-washing: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I discussed casual sexism among the biggest names in MMA, the types of MMA stories that reach mainstream media, and touched on how Dana White’s stubbornness is the bullet he’s putti...
 
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The Rising Cost of Indifference: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 1

Misogyny and sexism have found strongholds in professional sports. They’re similar to athlete’s foot; they have an environment in which to thrive, often go unchecked at the source, and are treated as minor, fleeting...