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UFC 187’s Anthony Johnson’s 2010 lawyer on no contest plea: “That was his and his decision alone.”

Apparently the confusion is catching. Following Dana White’s bout with amnesia regarding Anthony Johnson’s 2010 conviction for domestic violence, Johnson himself claimed ignorance of the no contest plea deal he acce...
 
Fight Announcement
 

Glasgow: ‘Cause baby now we got bad blood

Strawweights Joanne Calderwood (9-1) and Bec Rawlings (6-4) are slated for UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 18. Calderwood and Rawlings have never fought one another in the cage, including during their stints in...

 
Editorials
 

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...
 
InvictaFC
 

UFC 187: Thug Rose Gunnin’ For A Win

Anchoring the UFC 187 Fox Sports 1 prelims is the strawweight fight between TUF 20 alum Rose Namajunas (2-2) and Nina Ansaroff (6-4). Namajunas came onto TUF as a favorite to win the belt. On paper, she’s the perfect fighter: a...
 
Interview
 

Ronda Rousey on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel tonight!

Emmy-award winning Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel features Ronda Rousey on tonight’s episode! It airs at 10 pm/7 pm ET/PT on HBO. Check out the trailer below. UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey (11-0) just released he...

 
News
 

Jessica Aguilar: Free Agent

The news spread quickly throughout the twitterverse Monday: strawweight Jessica “JAG” Aguilar (19-4) had been released from her WSOF contract and was now a free agent. This was quickly followed by a flurry of tweets wondering w...
 
 
News
 

“My Fight/Your Fight” Book Review: “I will never be okay with losing”

“I fight to make the people I love proud. To make the people who hate me seethe.” UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey (11-0) didn’t speak for the first few years of her life. Some would say she’s made up for it since then, f...

 
Editorials
 

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...
 
News
 

Ronda Rousey named Sports Illustrated’s Most Dominant Athlete: “You put me under pressure and I unfold.”

This has been a pretty good week for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, 11-0. Just two days after Business Insider named her their Most Dominant Athlete, Sports Illustrated did the same. She appeared on the cover, along wi...
 
Editorials
 

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...