- Ronda Rousey wasn't just trying to pump up the buys for her return to the Octagon when she appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and stated UFC 207 would be one of her final fights. UFC president Dana White backed up that talk during a recent interview with TMZ.
"Listen, I don't want to take the wind out of her sail, let her say her own stuff, obviously I know what's going on with her, but yeah it's winding down for Ronda," White said. "That's up to her to say (on how many fights she has left). I don't want to steal her thunder. It's her career but she'll have enough for us to still enjoy watching her."
Rousey returns this December 30 to face Amanda Nunes for the belt. She lost the title last November to Holly Holm and has not fought since. Among her movie roles, Rousey has been featured in "The Expendables 3," "Entourage" and "Furious 7."
"Ronda Rousey's made a lot of money. She made a lot of money, she accomplished what she set out to do. You get to a point, especially in this business, when you have to start looking at things and she loves acting," White said. "She loves acting, she's good at it and if she dedicates herself to it, she'll be even better at it."
- Weigh-ins for Friday night's Bellator 163 card took place earlier today, and both main event fighters made it official. Liam McGeary will defend his light heavyweight title against Phil Davis on Spike.
One planned fight between Marloes Coenen an Talita Nogueira was pulled after Nogueira was unable to come close to the signed weight. Also, Paul Daley is expected to weigh-in later in the day for his bout with Derek Anderson.
MAIN CARD (Spike/9 p.m. ET)
* Liam McGeary (204 lbs.) vs. Phil Davis (204) for McGeary's light heavyweight title
* Saad Awad (170.25) vs. Brennan Ward (170.5)
* Derek Anderson (170.5) vs. Paul Daley (n/a)
* Javy Ayala (265) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (263.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com/7:50 p.m. ET)
* Dustin Collins-Miles (192) vs. Ed Ruth (190.25)
* Tyrell Fortune (248.75) vs. Cody Miskell (263)
* Rudy Bears (172.5) vs. Neiman Gracie (174.25)
* Josh Diekmann (228) vs. Tyler King (238)
* Walter Smith-Cotito (144.5) vs. Blair Tugman (145)
* Tim Caron (193.25) vs. Mike Zichelle (193.75)
* Carlos Correia (170.5) vs. Ilya Kotau (169.5)
* Sarah Payant (126) vs. Hannah Regina (124)
* Keenan Raymond (159.75) vs. Kastroit Xhema (159)
* Tom English (144.5) vs. Chris Foster (144.5)
* James Boran (168.25) vs. Vinicius De Jesus (170)