Amanda Nunes is the one wearing the UFC women's bantamweight belt, not Ronda Rousey.
But Nunes understands the perception, and now she's intent on underlining the reality.
"I don't have the same visibility yet," Nunes said Monday, following the UFC announcement last week that Brazil's Nunes (13-4) will make her first title defense Dec. 30 at T...Read more
The long wait for Ronda Rousey is scheduled to end Dec. 30 when she meets new UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC President Dana White announced Rousey's return Wednesday, saying the former champion from Venice "has been the biggest, baddest female fighter on the planet...Read more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined Conor McGregor $150,000 and slapped him with 50 hours of community service for his can-throwing response to Nate Diaz's news conference exit and water-bottle throwing in August.
"I get fined more than these bums get paid," a tweet from McGregor's Twitter account, @thenotoriousmma, came after the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The increasing depth of Bellator MMA will be on display Friday at Honda Center in Anaheim when the organization stages a lightweight fight between one of its top athletes, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire, and former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson.
A win by Freire could lead to him having a chance to avenge his brother ...Read more
LAS VEGAS--All the hostility and hard feelings between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were released marvelously Saturday in a classic, five-round battle won by McGregor's drive for revenge.
In a technical, rugged and smart performance that answered his disappointment from a March loss to the bigger, heavier Diaz, McGregor won a majority decision ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- A heated exchange that included the throwing of plastic bottles, cans and tape rolls brought a premature end to the UFC 202 news conference Wednesday for Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor.
After Diaz answered a few questions alone because McGregor arrived nearly 30 minutes late for the session at the MGM Grand, Diaz stormed off the ...Read more