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UFC 187’s Anthony Johnson on allegations of domestic violence: “It’s pure comedy to me.”

Guest contributor Nick Yidiaris has discovered that Anthony Johnson still thinks three women accusing him of domestic violence and his past conviction for the same is pretty funny.  On May 23rd, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson faces D...
 
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UFC president Dana White lies, plays dumb about convicted domestic abuser Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on Off the Record

UFC President Dana White appeared in a brief segment on Off the Record Friday to talk about Reebok, Anthony Johnson, and CM Punk (embedded at bottom of post). We’ve written about Anthony Johnson’s history of domesti...

 
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When a Convicted Domestic Abuser gets a Title Shot: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 The UFC has really had a rough go of it lately. Between the light heavyweight champ arrested for a hit and run, their fighters saying really stupid things, buy/view rates dropping, Mike Goldberg’s N...
 
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Time for An Atomweight Division in the UFC?

The UFC officially signed Invicta’s former atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (12-4) this week, and with her addition to the UFC strawweight roster, we can’t help but wonder: when will the UFC launch an atomweigh...
 
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Think women’s achievements in sports are ‘cute’? Evolve or get out of the way.

Guest contributor Rachel Piazza is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt living in New York City. She has a master’s degree in women’s & gender studies, and aside from teaching courses in social justice at a university, leads f...

 
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Despite Sexist Past, UFC Becomes Champion for Women

Guest contributor Rachel Piazza is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt living in New York City. She has a master’s degree in women’s & gender studies, and aside from teaching courses in social justice at a university, leads f...
 
 
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“Rowdy” Bec Rawlings equates oppression with weakness, denounces “feminism” (NSFW pics)

UFC fighter Bec Rawlings (5-4) went on an impassioned, misinformed rant against what she calls feminism today on social media, posting two nude pictures of herself holding a sign that read, “FUCK FEMINISM I BELIEVE IN HUM...

 
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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...