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Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche Main Event at UFC 157

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Dana announces Rousey vs. Carmouche will main event UFC 157.
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Ronda Rousey BOOKS 1ST UFC FIGHT -- Main Event at UFC 157


We've known for a few weeks that Strikeforce women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be coming over the UFC. Now, according to a report from TMZ, we know when and against whom.

If the report is true, Rousey will make her UFC debut against Liz Carmouche in the headliner of UFC 157 in Anaheim, California on February 23, 2013. So far the other fights expected to be on that card are a Light Heavyweight #1 contenders bout between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida and a Bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Ivan Menjivar.



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Dana just crowned Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC women's champ. http://twitpic.com/bjnj3e



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Liz is a decent fighter, but she will most likely suffer than same fate as everyone else,

R1 Rouseybar

It's a shame there is that beef with Golden Glory, Coenen would have been a better opponent.

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at all the male fighter's facial expressions.

And Dana's is the best.

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I think this is great news for Dan Henderson that his fight with Machida is for 3 rounds and not 5.

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at Dana lookin at that ass

1. funny to me that Liz was the only one who wanted this fight (Ariel tweeted Dana said this earlier)
2. i would much prefer Carmouche vs Cyborg for a shot at the champ, but i don't expect the UFC to make much sense w/ WMMA any time soon.

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Posted by Shawn91111

I think this is great news for Dan Henderson that his fight with Machida is for 3 rounds and not 5.



That's a great point!




I thought the best way to break Rousey into the UFC, would have been on a Fox card.

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This shouldn't be the main event just because it could end so quickly.

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*fart noise

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Posted by Copenhagen

at all the male fighter's facial expressions.

And Dana's is the best.



Their faces are priceless. They all look board to hell at what she is saying. Benson is in a Daze. Diaz looks like he is about to fall asleep. Whoever is next to Diaz is looking at the ceiling. HAHAHA

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Posted by Goatenstein

This shouldn't be the main event just because it could end so quickly.



disagree. w/ that logic, we don't need Velasquez/JDS II as a ME either

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Posted by Theoutlaw08

Whoever is next to Diaz is looking at the ceiling. HAHAHA



Gustaffson?

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This is a decent bout to kick off the female division
I'm glad they quit waiting around for Cyborg.

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Posted by Poor_Franklin


Posted by Theoutlaw08

Whoever is next to Diaz is looking at the ceiling. HAHAHA



Gustaffson?



Yup, couldnt tell at first glance of the photo cause i couldnt see his whole face. Plus then i noticed the name tag in front of him. HA

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