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A bout for the new women’s featherweight title will headline UFC 208.

The newest UFC title will be competed for in the main event of UFC 208. The event, which goes down February 11th in Brooklyn, will be headlined by Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie for the UFC women’s featherweight title. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news in an interview with Fox 5 in New York (via MMA Weekly).

The move was widely expected, considering they didn’t have another title bout to add to the card.

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It has been confirmed that Rousey will not be present for next Wednesday’s Ultimate Media Day to promote UFC 207.

Ronda Rousey has completely shut out the media ahead of her bantamweight showdown with Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, MMA Junkie confirmed on Friday.

Rousey, the former 135-pound champion, lost the belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193. The Olympic bronze medalist was knocked out in the second round by a vicious head kick and follow-up punches, and has shunned the MMA media ever since.

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WWE’s Stephanie McMahon is open to offering Rousey a more regular fixture in the promotion.

Ronda Rousey’s future in the UFC is a question mark. After losing her prized bantamweight title to Holly Holm last year, the Olympic bronze medalist has been largely absent from the media.

In fact, it’s being reported that ‘Rowdy’ may avoid the press altogether in the lead up to her UFC 207 bout with current 145 lbs champion Amanda Nunes on Dec. 30.

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Frank Mir would like to compete in Submission Underground, possibly against Jon Jones.

Frank Mir is coming off a first-round knockout defeat to Mark Hunt last March. With that loss marking his second consecutive one so far and also facing a long suspension, the former heavyweight champion has been forced to contemplate his future and has some second thoughts about his professional fighting career.

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Conor McGregor claims he has yet to be contacted by the UFC regarding the stripping of his featherweight title.

In late November, reports surfaced about the stripping of Conor McGregor’s UFC featherweight title. After being unable to defend it for an entire year, the UFC had apparently decided to take it away from him and reinstate then interim titleholder Jose Aldo as the undisputed 145-pound world champion.

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