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    Ray Longo, on “Beatdown,” discussing why he believes Chris Weidman will have the mental edge when he rematches Anderson Silva on Dec. 28 at UFC 168:

    “[Silva’s] going to fight a more confident guy who now knows. It’s...

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    Ronda Rousey is branching out into action films. | Photo: Sherdog.com



    Ronda Rousey has suddenly become a hot commodity in Hollywood.

    According to a report in Variety, the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight titleholder is currently in negotiations to join the cast of the seventh installment of the popular “Fast & Furious” series. The film, which will be directed by James Wan, is expected to begin shooting in the fall and will include familiar faces such as Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “Fast & Furious 6” grossed more than $740 million worldwide and featured former Strikeforce talent Gina Carano.

    “Fast & Furious 7” is the second film to seek Rousey’s services in the past few weeks; last month, Sylvester Stallone announced the Olympic judoka would have a role in “The Expendables 3.” The 26-year-old Rousey in February signed a representation deal with global talent agency William Morris Endeavor.

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  • Podcast: Kings MMA’s Rafael Cordeiro

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    TJ De Santis and Jeff Sherwood returned to the Sherdog Radio Network on Wednesday for another episode of “Beatdown.” Joining them was longtime mixed martial arts coach Rafael Cordiero.

    The former Chute Boxe instructor joined the show to talk about his upcoming book, the old Pride days with Anderson Silva, Wanderlei Silva and Mauricio Rua, and his new Kings MMA standouts...

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    Anderson Silva will get his rematch on Dec. 28. | File Photo: Sherdog.com



    After some doubt, deliberation and more than a little speculation, a date and venue have been set for the rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva.

    Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced on ESPN’s SportsCenter on July 13 that the bout will take place on Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event, which is expected to be UFC 168, also includes a women’s bantamweight title clash between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate in the co-main event.

    After a 16-fight winning streak in the Octagon, which included 10 successful middleweight title defenses, Silva was upset by Weidman in the UFC 162 headliner. “The Spider” clowned and taunted his opponent throughout the fight but paid dearly for his antics when...

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