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Rousey accepts invite to Marine Corps Ball

Ronda Rousey's next fight got moved up to November, which frees her schedule so she can attend the Marine Corps Ball with a die-hard fan.

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11hBrett Okamoto

Johnson focused on Dodson, not on selling fight

Not many fighters are in position to give UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson advice on how to win a cage fight, but he could use some help on how to increase his mainstream value.

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9hBrett Okamoto

Rousey plans to retire in next couple of years

Ronda Rousey isn't planning on fighting into her 30s, and she thinks a megafight against Cris "Cyborg" Justino would "definitely" provide a sense of finality to her mixed martial arts career.

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15hBrett Okamoto

Former champ Nogueira retires from MMA career

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts Tuesday, bringing to a close one of the most accomplished careers in the sport's history.

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MMA Rewind: Paige VanZant goes back in time

Strawweight Paige VanZant turns back the clock and breaks down tape from her road to UFC stardom ahead of her showdown with Alex Chambers on Saturday.

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Mighty Mouse looks for seventh title defense

Brett Okamoto and Reed Kuhn break down the most important factors in Saturday's UFC flyweight title rematch between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson.

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2dBrett Okamoto

UFC 194 adds Torres-Waterson strawweight bout

An intriguing strawweight bout between potential title contenders Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson has been added to UFC 194 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas.

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2dBrett Okamoto

Report Card: Tough breaks for Guillard

Not only did Melvin Guillard's Bellator debut fail to impress on the scorecards against underdog Brandon Girtz, the veteran lightweight also shattered his right hand in defeat.

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4dBrett Okamoto

UFC ends temporary ban for heavyweight Browne

The UFC has reinstated heavyweight Travis Browne from a suspension after an investigation determined there was "inconclusive evidence" to support domestic violence accusations made by his wife.

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4dBrett Okamoto

Rousey-Holm tilt moved to Nov. 14 in Australia

A UFC female bantamweight championship fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, originally scheduled to take place Jan. 2, now will headline UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mayweather to Rousey: 'Big bank take little bank'

The verbal feud between boxer Floyd Mayweather and the UFC's Ronda Rousey continued into Thursday, when Mayweather issued a response to comments Rousey had directed at him a day earlier.

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4dBrett Okamoto

Bellator sets bracket for Sept. 19 tournament

Emanuel Newton will face Phil Davis on one side of Sept. 19's one-night light heavyweight tournament. Muhammed Lawal will square off against Linton Vassell on the other side of the bracket.

7dBrett Okamoto

Charles Oliveira released from hospital

Charles Oliveira was released from the hospital on Tuesday, two days after suffering a left shoulder injury in his loss against Max Holloway.

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What's the hook on Rousey-Holm?

On this edition of MMA Live Extra, Brett Okamoto and Reed Kuhn discuss Ronda Rousey's next opponent, Holly Holm, and how she stacks up as a challenger for Rousey compared with Miesha Tate.

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7dBrett Okamoto

Edgar, Mendes to headline TUF 22 Finale

A non-title featherweight bout between former UFC title contenders Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes will headline The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale on Dec. 11 in Las Vegas.

8dBrett Okamoto

Dos Santos-Overeem set for Dec. 19 UFC card

A long-anticipated fight between former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem has been added to UFC Fight Night on Dec. 19 in Orlando.

MMA Live Extra: Holloway wins seventh straight (2:11)
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8dBrett Okamoto

Johnson to attend counseling after rant at woman

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson has agreed to undergo counseling and make a donation to a women's charity following a social media outburst directed at a female at his gym.

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9dBrett Okamoto

Henderson-Alves to headline UFC's Korea debut

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson will welcome longtime welterweight Thiago Alves to the 155-pound division on Nov. 28 in South Korea.

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9dBrett Okamoto

Rousey to defend UFC title vs. ex-boxer Holm

Undefeated UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will seek her seventh title defense against former world-champion boxer Holly Holm on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.

12dBrett Okamoto

Nurmagomedov's layoff to end at TUF 22 Finale

Undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will return from a 20-month layoff to face Tony Ferguson at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale on Dec. 11 in Las Vegas.

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14dBrett Okamoto

Teixeira, Cummins to meet in Fight Night event

Fresh off victories earlier this month, UFC light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins have agreed to meet Nov. 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Ronda Rousey accepts marine's invite

A member of the U.S. Marine Corps invited Ronda Rousey by video to the Marine Corps Ball. In a video posted today by TMZ, the UFC champ accepted. Plans for first date? (Watch)

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CRISTIANE V JUSTINO ????? @criscyborg

I have plenty of rythym! My problem is I was going for reps instead of going with the song. Cutting weight problems!!! Getting the most of my work out! Keep Up if you can. I feel 15 again Heyyyyy Eu tenho muita ritmo ??! O Meu problema é que eu estava tentando ir no ritmo da música mas como sou muito acelerada foi assim... Cortando peso e aprendi que exagera no movimento gasta mais caloria.. ?????? Achando outra alternativa! Aproveitando melhor meu tempo fora do horário de treino. Me Senti novamente 15anos! Lol #criscyborg


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After Scott Van Slyke's strikeout, he chucked his bat then got into it with Mike Winters, who stalks over to the dugout to continue arguing