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Jenna Renee Webb pressing charges following the UFC’s “inconclusive” Travis Browne domestic violence investigation

Just days after a possible romantic relationship between the UFC’s number one star Ronda Rousey and heavyweight Travis Browne surfaced, the UFC released a statement of their findings from investigating allegations of dome...
 
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Ronda Rousey Possibly Dating Alleged Abuser Travis Browne

It looks like the ultimate Anti-#DNB is doing something.  ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey, the UFC Bantamweight champion of the world and the apple of #DNB about DV guy Dana White’s eye wallet, may be stepping out with UFC heavyweight Tra...

 
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Don’t Ask For Permission, Ask For Forgiveness: UFC Bumbles Rumble Situation…Again

To gain forgiveness, you must earn it.  It remains to be seen whether habitual line-stepper Anthony Johnson has earned forgiveness after his apology last week, but the UFC is ready to accept it without question, as evidenced by...
 
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Anthony Johnson apparently afraid of consequences after all, apologizes; UFC issues statement

Convicted domestic abuser and the UFC’s top light heavyweight challenger Anthony “Rumble”  Johnson issued an apology on Facebook yesterday for victimizing a woman stretching on her yoga mat at a gym earlier this wee...
 
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UFC 191’s Anthony “Rumble” Johnson pulls yoga mat from under woman, throws it across gym, promises to do it again if she doesn’t listen

By Sydnie Jones Convicted domestic abuser and #1 ranked light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who fights on the pay-per-view portion of UFC 191’s card, bragged on Facebook about terrorizing a woman who d...

 
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Real Sports Forced the Domestic Violence Conversation MMA Didn’t Want to Happen

By Sydnie Jones Full disclosure: I was interviewed by Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel for their Uncaged: Domestic Violence in MMA story, although they ultimately didn’t use the footage.  HBO’s 26-time Sports Emmy awa...
 
 
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Emphatic Failure: A Brief Overview of Domestic Violence in MMA

By Sydnie Jones Mixed martial arts, commonly referred to as MMA, is a combat sport desperately grappling for legitimacy as a professional sport. Combining elements from multiple martial arts, including Brazilian jiu jitsu, wres...

 
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The Blackzilian Way: How to Abuse Women and Not Alienate People

Guest contributor pdlmma uses Twitter as a platform to offer a dissenting voice to the combat sports fanbase. His goal is to hold the MMA industry, fighters, and promotions accountable for the culture they create and the real w...
 
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“Real Sports” Takes on Domestic Violence in MMA

Domestic violence touches every segment of society. It’s not limited to one country, one culture, one socio-economic class. An abuse victim could be the person sitting next to you on the subway, the coworker you eat lunch with,...
 
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UFC fighter Travis Browne accused of domestic violence by wife Jenna Renee Webb

By Sydnie Jones Top-ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne was accused of domestic violence on July 8th by wife Jenna Renee Webb, via Instagram. She posted four images showing large bruises and the caption, “Probably one of...