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UFC 185 Free Fight: Carla Esparza Chokes Ro...

Mar 03, 2015Comments off1498 Views

Check out the first-ever UFC women's strawweight championship bout between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas.

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Hot Tweets! Fighters React to Burt Watson L...

Mar 03, 2015Comments off1032 Views

Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter

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Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s UFC ...

Mar 02, 2015Comments off2419 Views

Following women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s arm bar finish of Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to

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Fighters React to Hector Lombard Testing Po...

Feb 11, 2015Comments off3319 Views

Following the news on Tuesday that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive to steroids following UFC 182, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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Carla Esparza Co-Headlines UFC 185 Against ...

Jan 14, 2015Comments off2311 Views

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza puts her title on the line for the first time against No. 1 ranked Joanna Jedrzejczyk in

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Carla Esparza Talks Life as UFC Champion an...

Jan 08, 2015Comments off1532 Views

UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza spoke with the media about her life as a UFC champion, winning The Ultimate Fighter and her first opponent,

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Treat Yo’ Self: Carla Esparza Drops $...

Jan 05, 2015Comments off1742 Views

What does one do when they win their first UFC bonus? Buy a $1,000 sundae, of course. Duh.

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MMAWeekly 2014 Female Fighter of the Year: ...

Jan 05, 2015Comments off1573 Views

Women’s mixed martial arts continued to make its mark on MMA’s biggest stage in 2014, but a few women's performances stood above the rest.

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TUF 20 Finale Fighter Salaries: Charles Oli...

Dec 15, 2014Comments off2191 Views

New UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and co-main eventer Charles Oliveira topped the list of the TUF 20 Finale fighter salaries released to MMAWeekly.com.

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk Earns Strawweight Title...

Dec 14, 2014Comments off2338 Views

Less than 24 hours after crowning Carla Esparza the first UFC women's strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk earned a shot at the newly crowned champ.

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Carla Esparaza: ‘I Had a Lot of Expec...

Dec 13, 2014Comments off2084 Views

Despite being the outgoing Invicta FC champion when she arrived at the UFC, Carla Esparza was happy to fight through a tournament and prove herself.

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TUF 20 Finale Fighter Bonuses: Carla Esparz...

Dec 13, 2014Comments off1350 Views

Carla Esparza not only became the first UFC women’s strawweight champion on Friday night, she also led the charge on the post-fight fighter bonuses.

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Post-Fight P...

Dec 13, 2014Comments off1051 Views

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned post-fight press conference took place at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas following Friday's event.

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TUF 20 Finale Results: Carla Esparza Makes ...

Dec 13, 2014Comments off2396 Views

Carla Esparza solidified her place in UFC history on Saturday by submitting Rose Namajunas to become the first UFC women's strawweight champion.

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Results

Dec 12, 2014Comments off2254 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale full results from Las Vegas. Featuring Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas for the strawweight title.

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TUF 20 Finale Weigh-in Photo Gallery

Dec 11, 2014Comments off9850 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Weigh-in photo gallery from Thursday in Las Vegas. Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas fight for the strawweight title in the

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TUF 20 Finale Main Card Weigh-in and Face-O...

Dec 11, 2014Comments off2280 Views

Check out the TUF 20 Finale weigh-in and staredown between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas and the other fighters on the five-fight main card.

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Full Weigh-I...

Dec 11, 2014Comments off3271 Views

Watch the 22 fighters participating on The Ultimate Fighter Finale : A Champion Will Be Crowned officially make weight for Friday's event at the palms

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The TUF 20 Finale Weigh-In Results: Carla E...

Dec 11, 2014Comments off2582 Views

The 22 fighters competing on The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale officially weighed in on Thursday in Las Vegas.

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Watch the TUF 20 Finale Weigh-In Streaming ...

Dec 11, 2014Comments off2266 Views

Watch the fighters officially weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter Finale: A Champion Will Be Crowned streaming live on Thursday, at 7 p.m. ET.

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TUF 20 Finale Faceoff Photos

Dec 11, 2014Comments off4305 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Media Day photo gallery from Wednesday's festivities in Las Vegas.

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TUF 20 Finale Video: Carla Esparza Out to P...

Dec 10, 2014Comments off2088 Views

TUF 20 finalist and former Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza talks about her Dec. 12 fight against Rose Namajunas for the inaugural UFC women's strawweight

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TUF 20 Episode 12 Notes: The Finals Are Set...

Dec 10, 2014Comments off1569 Views

After the twelfth and final episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, only two women remain. One will be crowned the

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Jessica Penne and Carla Esparza Prepare for...

Dec 10, 2014Comments off2267 Views

Check out Jessica Penne and Carla Esparza as they prepare for their semifinal showdown, which takes place on TUF 20 twelfth episode, Wednesday night.

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Fighters React on Twitter To Anthony Pettis...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off1681 Views

Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defended his title at UFC 181 on Saturday by becoming the only fighter to finish Gilbert Melendez and fighters reacted to

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Knockout Radio Podcast: TUF 20’s Carl...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off1367 Views

Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Dec. 4 broadcast that features the latest The Ultimate Fighter 20 fight winner and now a semifinalist,

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Fighters React to the UFC Signing CM Punk V...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off3395 Views

Fighters react to the UFC 181 announcement that former WWE star CM Punk had been signed to a multi-fight UFC deal via Twitter.

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Six Bouts Announced for The Ultimate Fighte...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off1826 Views

On Wednesday evening, The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced six matchups that will be featured on the Dec. 12 The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale fight card.

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TUF 20 Episode 11 Notes: The Semifinals Are...

Dec 03, 2014Comments off1553 Views

The eleventh episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned featured the last two quarterfinal match ups.

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Fighters React to UFC Implementing Uniforms...

Dec 03, 2014Comments off2517 Views

Following the UFC's announcement that it had signed a multi-year deal with Reebok and that fighter uniforms are coming in 2015, fighters took to Twitter