'Cyborg' batters Holm to retain belt

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LAS VEGAS -- The ever-growing quality of women's mixed martial arts fighting was celebrated Saturday when Cris "Cyborg" Justino defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision to retain her UFC women's featherweight belt.

Justino (19-1) endured her first five-round fight against former bantam-weight champion Holm in the main event of UFC 219 at T-...Read more

Holly Holm finds herself in the familiar spot as underdog

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LAS VEGAS -- Holly Holm has ridden perhaps the UFC's most volatile career roller coaster, from the zenith of her upset of Ronda Rousey two years ago to a three-fight losing streak that left her in tears earlier this year.

"It definitely is that," Holm said Wednesday. "I don't know anybody else it's happened to."

Holm, 36, buckles up again ...Read more

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