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Rousey's mom rips coach: He's a 'bad person'

Ronda Rousey's mother, Dr. AnnMaria DeMars, spoke out publicly against her daughter's head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, calling him a "bad person" and "terrible coach."

Rousey and Jedrzejczyk face-off (1:54)
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WSOF to host one-night tournaments

World Series of Fighting is tentatively scheduled to promote 12 live events in 2016, including multiple one-night tournaments, starting on Nov. 20 in Phoenix.

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Chat wrap: MMA writer Brett Okamoto

Brett Okamoto answers your questions about the latest news in MMA, including UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey's hosting SportsCenter and much more.

Ronda's action-packed day in Bristol (0:45)
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McDonald ready to make a comeback

For the first time in two years, UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald is healthy enough to book a fight, but it might not happen until next year.

Rousey gets new experience co-hosting SC (1:04)
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Rousey motivated by wanting to have a legacy

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has won an Olympic medal in judo, a UFC title and is one of the highest-paid female athletes on the planet. Next challenge: becoming the best MMA fighter ever.

Three things you don't know about Ronda Rousey (1:01)
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Rousey: Fight with Holm will be longer

Ronda Rousey has finished her last four opponents in a total of 2 minutes, 10 seconds. But the UFC bantamweight champion thinks Holly Holm will test her patience on Nov. 14.

Ronda Rousey has 'Game of Thrones' beef with Ken Jeong (3:33)
Ronda Rousey: 'What's more impossible -- me losing a fight, or the Cubs ever winning the World Series?' (1:35)
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Divisional rankings -- Light heavyweight conundrum

Daniel Cormier defended his UFC light heavyweight crown in an all-action affair against Alexander Gustafsson. But was it enough for him to supplant an idle Jon Jones in the rankings?

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Dillashaw switches camps ahead of Cruz fight

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, a longtime member of Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, has decided to move his next training camp to Denver.

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Pettis has his doubts regarding dos Anjos

Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis suggests the UFC's new anti-doping policy could influence the performance level of the man who took his title.

Cormier wins, Jon Jones in his future? (0:49)
MMA Live Extra: Light Heavyweight rankings (2:40)
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Report Card: Youth is served at UFC 192

While Daniel Cormier's victory over Alexander Gustafsson certainly lived up to expectations in the main event, the real theme to follow at UFC 192 had to do with MMA's new blood.

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UFC 192 photos: Cormier-Gustafsson

Look back at the best shots from UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier's all-action victory over Alexander Gustafsson and the rest of UFC 192 in Houston.

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Cormier decisions Gustafsson to keep UFC title

Daniel Cormier successfully defended the light heavyweight championship for the first time at UFC 192 on Saturday, defeating Alexander Gustafsson via split decision in a gutsy performance.

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Bader dominates Evans at UFC 192

Ryan Bader ruined Rashad Evan's return to the Octagon, defeating the former light heavyweight champion by unanimous decision at UFC 192 Saturday in Houston.

Martins lands a massive knockout against Makhachev (0:24)
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Nineteen-year-old scores great finish at UFC 192

Nineteen-year-old mega prospect Sage Northcutt won his UFC debut on Saturday, knocking out veteran Francisco Trevino in spectacular fashion in less than a minute.

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ESPN3 replay: UFC 192 official weigh-in

Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson go face-to-face one last time before Saturday's UFC 192 card in Houston.

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Hendricks-Woodley bout at UFC 192 called off

Saturday's UFC 192 welterweight bout between former champion Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley has been called off after Hendricks experienced health issues while cutting weight.

Rousey's rowdiest moments inside her Accord (1:31)
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Best bets for UFC 192

ESPN Chalk's Reed Kuhn takes a look at where the betting value lies for Saturday's UFC 192 card in Houston, including Rashad Evans' return against Ryan Bader.

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Daniel Cormier: 'I need Jon Jones'

As Daniel Cormier prepares for his first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192, unfinished business with Jon Jones still lingers.

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Evans recalls long road back to Octagon

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans makes his first appearance since 2013 Saturday against Ryan Bader at UFC 192.

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Hendricks, Woodley look back on "The Bite"

Before they meet Saturday at UFC 192, welterweights Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley recall an infamous moment from their college wrestling days.

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Five Rounds: When should Jones come back?

UFC heavyweight champion Chris Weidman squares off with Brett Okamoto to tackle the hottest topics, including Jon Jones' future, Uriah Hall's value, UFC in New York and more.

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UFC event scheduled at Garden -- with asterisk

The UFC has scheduled an April 23 event at Madison Square Garden, with a major catch -- the event will take place only if a federal judge grants a preliminary injunction against state officials.


Rousey's mom: Daughter's coach 'bad person'

Dr. AnnMaria DeMars told LatiNation her daughter's longtime coach Edmond Tarverdyan is a "terrible coach" and that "he hit the lottery when Ronda walked in there. She was winning before she even met him." Mom speaks out

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Carlos Condit @carlos_condit

Leading up to the fight with Robbie Lawler I'll be doing a series of Q&A sessions, answering questions from people on Twitter and Facebook. Check out the first video in the link in my profile.