Analysis: Jon Jones' special treatment moves him closer to regaining UFC belt

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There are rules for the rest of us, and then there are those reserved for the likes of Jon Jones.

After testing positive for cocaine in December, he fought in January.

He then ran his car into one driven by a pregnant woman and on Tuesday he walked out of court a free man, troubled only by the details of probation.

Take away his Ultimate ...Read more

Ronda Rousey to fight Holly Holm on Nov. 14 in Australia

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Ronda Rousey's next Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense will come Nov. 14 at UFC 193 in Australia instead of Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.

UFC President Dana White announced Friday night that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler injured his thumb Friday and was ruled out of his scheduled Nov. 14 title defense against Carlos Condit.

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'Excited' Holm says, 'Let's do this,' to Rousey fight

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Holly Holm wasn't expecting the Tuesday night phone call she received from Ultimate Fighting Championship officials telling her she would be Ronda Rousey's next opponent.

"It was definitely a shock, a surprise," Holm told The Los Angeles Times on Friday. "It wasn't something I thought would happen right now. But I immediately got chills and ...Read more

Ronda Rousey will fight former boxer Holly Holm next

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Ronda Rousey announced Friday that she will defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight title against former boxer/kickboxer Holly Holm on Jan. 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

After defeating Jessice Eye in July, top-ranked contender Miesha Tate had appeared to be in line for a third shot at Rousey, but the UFC opted to instead ...Read more

Cris 'Cyborg' Justino threatens to sue Ronda Rousey over steroid comment

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Ronda Rousey's next fight with Cris "Cyborg" Justino won't be in the octagon, but it could be in a court of law.

After Rousey's 34-second knockout victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on Saturday, the bantamweight champion was asked whether MMA fans would next see her in the octagon against Cris "Cyborg" Justino, which the champion shrugged ...Read more

As Ronda Rousey rampages, Miesha Tate thinks she's the one to stop her

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Miesha Tate senses what most Ultimate Fighting Championship fans are thinking about Ronda Rousey's dominant four-fight stretch of stopping opponents in less than 1 minute 7 seconds.

"It was so fascinating to see that happen -- domination like that in any division, that's exciting -- but then it gets to some point where people start losing ...Read more

Rousey needs 34 seconds to make a point

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Ronda Rousey flipped her script but kept the timing the same Saturday night.

Using her newly developed punching power instead of her famed armbar, Rousey knocked out challenger Bethe Correia 34 seconds into their Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title bout in Brazil.

Rousey (12-0) has now won 11 of her 12 fights in the first round, ...Read more

Correia vows to take fight to Rousey in UFC title match

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It's difficult to take what Bethe Correia is saying seriously.

The unbeaten Brazilian has a Saturday night fight in Rio de Janeiro with Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's also unbeaten.

"I'm not worried. ... I don't have to respect anything she's going to do in there because I'm going to be imposing my ...Read more