ronda rousey

February 22nd, 2017
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey lands role on NBC series ‘Blindspot’ Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has landed a guest role on the TV crime-drama series “Blindspot,” which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. The 30-year-old former women’s bantamweight champion will appear on Season 2, Episode 20 scheduled for early May.  This isn’t the first…

January 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Denver, CO for the sixth time in promotional history last Saturday (January 28, 2017) with UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena. It was an incredible night of mixed martial arts action that saw eight of 12 bouts end inside the distance. The scraps are now behind us, so…

January 2nd, 2017
Matty

UFC 207: Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey Fight Recap UFC 207: Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt Video Highlights UFC 207: TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker Video Highlights UFC 207: Post-Fight Show with Dana White

December 31st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The final UFC event of the year is in the books, and it was a big one. With Ronda Rousey finally returning in a bid to recapture her bantamweight title from Amanda Nunes, to the latest chapter in the Dominick Cruz-Team Alpha Male blood feud, there were plenty of stories at the top of the…

December 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 207: Nunes vs Rousey Date: December 30, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Women’s Bantamweight title bout: Amanda Nunes (+130) vs Ronda Rousey (-140) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 207 will be a former champ versus current champ matchup between former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and the…

December 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 207: “Nunes vs Rousey” takes place today (Thursday, December 29, 2016) from inside Mobile 1 Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 6:00 pm ET, although due to the new weigh-in procedures, the official weights will be available beginning at noon EST. The event…

December 28th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC 207, as Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon for the first time in over one year to challenge Amanda Nunes for the women’s…

December 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 207 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

December 26th, 2016
Gabe Killian

She’s back! Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns from an extended year-long layoff to challenge current champ Amanda “Lionheart” Nunes for the 135-pound gold. The matchup will take place in the main event of the evening for UFC 207 in Las Vegas this Friday (December 30th, 2016). The UFC 207 fight card is…

December 23rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In the final MMA Analysis of 2016, Brad, Shaun, and Wes take a look at the stacked year-end card going down on December 30th. In addition to breaking down the return of Ronda Rousey, they also recap UFC on Fox 22 from last weekend, and talk about the interim lightweight title business going on at…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict champion Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey women’s bantamweight matchup at UFC 207. Click below to see who picked who. Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson – UFC welterweight – 00:00:09 Marion Reneau – UFC women’s bantamweight – 00:00:55 Amanda Bobby Cooper – UFC women’s bantamweight – 00:01:12 Peter & Max Barrett – Cage Titans 155er /…

December 20th, 2016
Matty

I may not be the biggest fan of Ronda Rousey, but I am a fan nonetheless. If you know her story and dedication to the sport of MMA, it is very hard not to be, especially after reading Ramona Shelburne’s article about Rousey’s return to the Octagon following a hiatus of more than a year when…

December 17th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 187 Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC on FOX 22 and preview UFC 207. The Big Three with Blake Stevenson (@MoneyBlakeWeather) 1) Michelle Waterson submits Paige VanZant in the first round.  What does the UFC do with PVZ? 2) Anything else stand out to you on the card? 3) Quick Picks – UFC  207   Fight Fixin’  …

December 17th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The latter half of 2016 has seen the UFC put together some impressive cards. From the Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz rematch at UFC 202, to the debut of the Octagon in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205. Even last weekend’s UFC 206 card, which paled in comparison to some others, resulted in perhaps the most entertaining…

November 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey says UFC 207 “Definitely one of [her] last fights” On an appearance Tuesday on “Ellen”, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey hinted at a possible retirement in the near future. “I’m wrapping it up, This is definitely one of my last fights. Everyone better watch because the show isn’t going to be around…

October 16th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 178  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no MMA events until November 4th. The Big Three  1) Thoughts on Ronda Rousey opening as the betting favourite against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207? 2) Is the current UFC 206…

October 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes set for UFC 207 UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd on FS1 that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will return at UFC 207 against current champion Amanda Nunes. In addition our own Nick Kalikas released the opening line for the championship matchup via ESPN.  Rousey…

October 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Date: December 30, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: T-Mobile Arena Broadcast: PPV After over a year away from the sport, mixed martial arts superstar Ronda Rousey will return to action this December 30 when she challenges current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for the title in the main event of UFC 207. The last time we saw…

September 28th, 2016
Matty

Michael Johnson to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 205 The final piece to what looks like the best MMA card of all-time was announced by the UFC on Tuesday, as lightweights Michael Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will clash at UFC 205 on November 12th in New York City. The matchup between two top contenders at 155…

September 20th, 2016
Matty

This Saturday night in Brazil, you will get the opportunity to watch arguably the best women’s mixed martial artist ever “compete” in the main event at UFC Fight Night 95 against a severely overmatched opponent. If you’ve seen the betting line at 5Dimes for the 140-pound catchweight bout between Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino and Lina Lansberg,…

June 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says he’s looking at ‘another fight’ for Conor McGregor instead of Nate Diaz UFC president Dana White joined ESPN’s SportsCenter Thursday and mentioned that featherweight champion Conor McGregor may not face Nate Diaz in his next fight. But he did open it up as a possibility in an interview later with FS1’s “The Herd” “It’s just been tough….

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 takes place in New York on Nov. 12th at Madison Square Garden  On Thursday Governor Andrew Cuomo – joined by Lorenzo Fertitta, Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman – signed off on paperwork and officially legalized MMA in the state of New York. Fertitta announced that Madison Square Garden will play host to the UFC’s first…

April 1st, 2016
James Lynch

DA recommends curfew, courses for former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones Following his five traffic citations last week, Jon Jones now requires permission from probation officer to use a motor vehicle. However the most important news for MMA fans, Jones will still compete at UFC 197 against Daniel Cormier, which takes place April 23 at Las Vegas’ MGM…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Date: TBD Location: TBD Venue: TBD Broadcast: TBD UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate A Strikeforce bantamweight champion at 25 years old, Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (18-5) shocked the world when she submitted Marloes Coenen at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson to win the belt. Tate has great takedowns, a good chin and is willing to brawl or take the fight to…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 82 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update. To access the full MMAOddsBreaker rankings,…

February 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson returns to Bellator following settlement agreement Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has come to a settlement agreement with Bellator MMA and will be returning to the organization. Bellator revealed the news in a press release on Tuesday “Following an amicable agreement to settle the litigation between the two parties, the always entertaining and exciting Quinton…

January 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ Marcin Tybura signs with the UFC According to Marcin Tybura’s management, the Russian heavyweight is the newest member of the UFC roster. Tybura (13-1) is a former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion and boasts 11 of his 13 career wins by stoppage including a victory over UFC/Bellator veteran Damian Grabovski. He…

January 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says Ronda Rousey won’t fight at UFC 200  UFC President Dana White told Yahoo! Sports that Rousey’s work on the “Road House” remake movie now has a delay in filming. The change in timing has forced White to announce that Rousey won’t scheduled to compete on UFC 200. “She could do both, but the question is, should…

January 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197: Dos Anjos vs McGregor Date: March 5, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm Holly Holm is one of the most successful female boxers in history, being a longtime light welterweight and welterweight champion, and even holding titles as high as 154lbs. Her boxing record…

January 7th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC welterweight Martin Kampmann retires at 33 to focus on family Martin Kampmann announced Wednesday on UFC.com that he is retiring from the sport to focus on his family after a stint coaching at Team Alpha Male. “I’ve known for a while,” Kampmann  told the website. “I just haven’t really made it official. I’m not sure why.”…

January 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Despite her UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm last November, Olympic bronze medalist “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is still on the A-list, as far as Hollywood is concerned. It was announced early this morning that the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will be hosting NBC’s Saturday Night Live on January 23rd. After going off the…

December 27th, 2015
James Lynch

Our 2015 Awards Show is brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) hand out a number of awards for the following categories. Knockout Of The Year Award – 01:17 Submission Of The Year Award – 02:48 Fight Of The Year Award – 04:29 Upset Of The Year Award – 07:19 Surprise Of The…

December 10th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC 36 event on Dec. 18th cancelled Shocking news came out yesterday evening that Titan FC 36, headlined by Tim Elliott taking on Pedro Nobre for the flyweight title, had been cancelled. Titan FC first made the announcement on Twitter. Unfortunately we have had to cancel #TitanFC36 on #December18. We will be releasing a statement shortly. Look…

December 8th, 2015
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey staying with head coach Edmond Tarverdyan Suffering the first blemish on her resume in devastating fashion, many pundits and fans were quick to suggest that former UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey should switch camps. Even prior to the loss against Holly Holm, Rousey’s mother Dr. AnnMaria DeMaras also suggested a change of scenery would be…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Dana White says Ronda Rousey will fight Holly Holm next  UFC president Dana White mentioned on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Thursday that newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm make her first title defence in a rematch against Ronda Rousey. “I think that if we didn’t make the rematch, me and Lorenzo [Fertitta] should probably lose…

November 19th, 2015
Betting Bruiser

In light of perhaps the most shocking upset in MMA history coupled with news of Ronda Rousey’s mother openly criticizing her daughter’s head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan – it’s about time someone gives further weight to the “terrible coach” claims. I have decided to look further into three particular accusations made by Ronda’s mother, Dr. AnnMaria De…

November 19th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 78 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

November 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Now three days post-UFC 193, the leading news in MMA is still centered around Ronda Rousey and how she will recover from her brutal KO to Holly Holm. Floyd Mayweather is offering to help her with her boxing, memes are popping up all over the place, she’s hiding her face from reporters in airports, and…

November 17th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

The amount of hype headed into UFC 193 was unusual for a number of reasons. The fight card was set to be witnessed by the largest live audience in the history of MMA, and so was generously stacked with double title fights. And yet none of the participants in the in the final two fights…

November 16th, 2015
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Girodano gives his thoughts on Ronda Rousey’s weight cut and how it affected her performance at UFC 193 during a  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Lou also talks about a variety of other topics including – Thoughts on Valerie Letourneau’s weight cut at UFC 193 – Working with his new client…

November 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In the minds of many, there were very few ways for UFC 193 to live up to the billing that the organization had promoted it with. While Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium is larger than Toronto’s Rogers Centre, and the event ended up drawing the biggest attendance in UFC history, there wasn’t the same type of energy…

November 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

One of the most shocking upsets in the history of mixed martial arts took place last night (November 14, 2015) when Holly Holm not only beat Ronda Rousey but destroyed her, finishing the bout via second round head kick knockout after putting on a one-sided striking showcase. And of course, we’re almost certain to see…

November 15th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 131 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by WSOF lightweight Jason High who will be taking on Estevan Payan at WSOF 25 on Nov. 20th. Then we’re joined once again by BloodyElbow.com Associate Editor Karim Zidan who discusses his recent commentating duties abroad and…

November 15th, 2015
Brad Wharton

November 14th, 2015. The night that one kick changed everything… or at least it has the potential to. It’s why we love MMA; a sport equal ­parts thrilling and cruel where the trajectory of fights and careers can change in an instant. Ronda Rousey, the darling of women’s MMA and one of the most engaging characters…

November 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with tomorrow’s (Saturday, November 14, 2015) UFC 193 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the women’s bantamweight title headliner of Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm and the flyweight…

November 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 193: “Rousey vs Holm” takes place today (Friday, November 13, 2015) from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Holly Holm. UFC 193 Weigh-in Stream:  UFC 193 Weigh-in Results:  Main Card 135 lb title: Ronda Rousey…

November 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is back to recap Bellator 145 and UFC Fight Night 77. The guys discussed the hardest hitters in each division and then depressingly broke down UFC 193 with the lone bright spot being the American hero Jared Rosholt. Listen here: Consensus Bets: Jared Rosholt (+100) Jared Rosholt ITD (+416) – Half Consensus…

November 11th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC 193 is a bantamweight title fight between UFC champion Ronda Rousey and former boxing champ Holly Holm. Rousey’s stock has never been higher, as she has now become a superstar across the globe due to her success in the cage and at the box office. Holm, on the other hand,…

November 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our UFC 193 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

November 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Each of the four remaining weekends in November will feature a UFC event — spanning four continents — and UFC 193 will be the biggest of those cards. Ronda Rousey has indisputably become a massive star for the organization, and her presence alone should make UFC 193 one of the more successful cards commercially for…