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Ronda Rousey

Fallon Fox Has Unfair Advantage

But I'd Still Beat Her Ass!

9/19/2014 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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091414_ronda_rousey_launchRonda Rousey tells TMZ Sports ... she believes transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox has an "unfair advantage" over naturally born women -- but she'd still kick her ass anyway.

Rousey was at LAX when we asked about Fallon -- a post-op transgender who was born a man and now fights with the women. 

FYI -- Fox has won her last two fights ... and beat her last opponent so badly, she reportedly suffered a concussion, a broken orbital bone and required 7 staples in her head (video below). 



Rousey -- the reigning female UFC champ -- says she's done a lot of research on the situation ... and ultimately feels Fox needs to be fighting with the men -- especially with the damage she's inflicting. 

But when we asked if Ronda would be afraid to get in the Octagon against Fox, Rousey makes it clear ... she fears NO ONE ... Y chromosome or no Y chromosome.

Christy Mack

First Public Outing Since Beating

9/14/2014 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Christy Mack says her recovery is going great ... and she's only a few surgeries away from fixing the damage done to her face -- allegedly by ex-boyfriend/MMA fighter War Machine.

Mack was outside an event for the Face Forward Foundation -- an advocacy group who support victims of domestic abuse -- when she gave us an update on her current condition.

As we previously reported ... War Machine pled NOT guilty to 32 charges -- including two counts of attempted murder.

Mack told police her ex came to her home Aug. 8th ... beat her friend Corey Thomas and then pummeled her --- breaking multiple bones all over her body and rupturing her liver.

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Sean O'Haire

Former WCW, WWE Star

Commits Suicide By Hanging

9/10/2014 9:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Sean O'Haire Deadupdate_graphic_red_bar12:50 PM PT -- According to local police, O'Haire committed suicide.  He was found in his bedroom beside his bed, with a red rope tied around his neck and connected to the bedpost. His body was discovered by his father, who then called 911.  
update_grey_gray_barFormer WCW and WWE wrestler Sean O'Haire was found dead Tuesday at his home in South Carolina ... TMZ has learned.

The coroner in Spartanburg, SC tells TMZ a cause of death is unknown at this time, but no foul play is suspected. They are awaiting toxicology reports that might shed light on things.

O'Haire (whose real name was just Sean Haire) made his debut with the WCW in 2000 and along with partner Chuck Palumbo, was the final WCW tag team champions when the organization folded.

Once in the WWE, he was Rowdy Roddy Piper's protege, but when Piper left in 2003 ... O'Haire fizzled out and eventually left the WWE in 2004.

He eventually transitioned into kickboxing and MMA before becoming a hair stylist.

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War Machine

Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder

Of Christy Mack

9/3/2014 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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War Machine is pleading NOT guilty to 32 charges -- including two counts of attempted murder -- in connection with the beating of his ex-GF, porn star Christy Mack and another man.

The ex MMA fighter entered the plea in a Las Vegas courtroom Wednesday morning where prosecutors added 25 additional charges to their original complaint ... including multiple counts of battery, strangulation, kidnapping, coercion, burglary, and sexual assault ... in addition to attempted murder.

Mack told police her ex came to her home Aug. 8th ... beat her friend Corey Thomas and then pummeled her --- breaking multiple bones all over her body and rupturing her liver.

War Machine eluded capture for a week ... until he was arrested at a hotel outside L.A. He remains in custody without bail. 

War Machine's attorney tells TMZ ... this is a case of "overzealous prosecution."

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War Machine

BLACKLISTED FROM PORN

After Alleged Attack at Porn Party

8/25/2014 8:38 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ex-MMA star War Machine took a stab at a porn career after he was kicked out of the UFC -- but was quickly blacklisted after beating up several porn people ... so says XXX star Brooke Haven

Haven tells TMZ Sports ... she invited Mr. Machine to her birthday party back in 2009 after they performed a sex scene together. 

But when he got to the party, Haven says someone hit on the fighter's date -- and things got violent ... quick. 

According to Haven, Machine didn't just ruin the party -- he ruined his shot at a porn career ... because after the "massacre," no one wanted to work with the guy again. 

Probably a good move.

MMA Robbery Hero

18-SECOND VICTORY

In 1st Post-Robbery Fight!

8/25/2014 6:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The gas station robbery fight was NO FLUKE -- Mayura Dissanyake has serious MMA skills and he proved it in the ring last night by destroying his opponent in less than 20 SECONDS!!!

Of course, Dissanyake shot to fame last month when he beat the living crap out of 3 men who were trying to rob his co-worker at a gas station in Houston. Even UFC boss Dana White said he was impressed with Mayura's heroic actions. 

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Well, last night in Houston ... Mayura got in the ring for the first time since the incident -- and dominated his opponent Jamie Garcia in an amateur welterweight bout at Bayou City Events Center in Houston.

18 seconds. That's all it took. 

"Each time I was punching, I was thinking about kicking him (while he was down)," Mayura tells TMZ Sports ... "but I had to stop myself. This isn’t the parking lot! It’s not a street fight!”

The 24-year-old -- who still works at the gas station -- says he's been in talks to train with Blackhouse MMA (Anderson Silva's gym) in California ... but so far no contract has been signed. 

Still, Mayura tells us he expects to fight again next month. Stay tuned ...

'Sons of Anarchy' Star Chuck Zito

If War Machine's GF Cheated

She Deserved Beating

8/18/2014 12:27 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chuck Zito says he would beat the crap out of his girlfriend if he ever caught her cheating.

The "Sons of Anarchy" actor was leaving Coogies restaurant in Malibu when our photog asked about War Machine's brutal assault on his GF, porn star Christy Mack.  His reaction was loud and clear ... if she cheated, she deserved everything she got.

You gotta see his gestures as he describes the plan of action.

Apparently cops disagree ... War Machine is now in custody and faces 7 criminal charges in connection with the beating.

Porn Star Christy Mack

Free Facial Reconstruction

8/18/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Christy Mack Plastic SurgeryChristy Mack faces a long road to recovery after being viciously beaten ... allegedly by War Machine ... but a Bev HIlls plastic surgeon has come to the rescue.

Dr. Harrison H. Lee has reached out to Mack ... offering facial reconstructive work for free. Dr. Lee says he feels a special responsibility because he's trained in mixed martial arts and knows it should never be abused.

It's unclear if Mack is down with the offer ... but it sounds like a good deal.

As TMZ previously reported, Mack's porn star friends have been raising money on her behalf ... nearly $65,000 so far on GiveForward.com.

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War Machine

Dropped From His Own Clothing Line

8/15/2014 4:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The company has a new owner, who wants nothing to do with the wanted MMA fighter, saying, "ALPHA MALE clothing has been taken over by a NAVY SEAL. We have NO affiliation with Jon/WarMachine."

The Alpha Male clothing website links to a site for Christy Mack merchandise, which weirdly still features War Machine.

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War Machine & Christy Mack

Happily Together

3 Weeks Ago

8/14/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Porn star Christy Mack and War Machine were still close enough 20 days ago that they were holding hands in public at an MMA fight.

TMZ obtained the pic taken in Temecula, CA while they were attending the fight ... and their coziness seems to contradict Christy's initial claim that they've been broken up for several months. 

Christy's family and friends tell us although the pair "officially" broke up in May ... they still consistently hooked up from time to time. The pic may explain War Machine getting jealous of Christy's new boyfriend Corey Thomas.

What it doesn't do is justify the fugitive's alleged brutal beating of Christy and Corey last Friday.

Christy Mack

Porn Stars Raise $$$ For Face Reconstruction

8/13/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Porn star Christy Mack is strapped for cash because she needs major reconstructive surgery after being beaten by ex-BF War Machine ... but her fellow porn stars have come to the rescue.

Adult actress Kendall Karson has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money so Christy can be pretty again.  So far she's raised $30K to help pay for the cost of repairing her nose, eye socket and various other procedures. The goal is $100K.

In addition to Kendall, Kendra Lust, Ava Addams and Tasha Reign have donated money ... and so has Dave Navarro.  Jenna Jameson has also given her support.

And the kind folks at Brazzers.com have pitched in $10K.

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War Machine

Dog's On The Hunt

... And the Clock's Ticking

8/12/2014 3:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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War Machine has until 7 PM Tuesday to turn himself in to cops ... or else the most famous bloodhound in the US -- Dog the Bounty Hunter -- will be gunnin' for him.

TMZ has learned ... a member of Christy Mack's family reached out to Dog through a mutual friend with MMA ties, hoping the mulletted one will succeed where the cops haven't.

Dog's told us he's already made contact with War Machine and given him the ultimatum --  24 hours, and then you're mine.  We're told War Machine was not receptive.

We're told Dog's entire crew will rock immediately after the deadline passes.

War is facing 7 criminal charges after using Christy as a punching bag during the 3-person altercation in her home Friday.  She was left with 18 broken facial bones and a ruptured kidney.

Cops say he choked Christy's new BF, then licked his finger ... then rubbed Christy's genitals.

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War Machine

Joked About Killing

Christy Mack

8/12/2014 4:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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MMA fighter War Machine joked about killing porn star Christy Mack, the girlfriend he allegedly almost killed Friday.

War Machine, with Christy Mack sitting right next to him, was doing an interview with MMAfighting.com a year ago ... talking about the "Mack" tattoo on his neck. 

When the interviewer asked how he would explain the tat if they ever broke up ... War Machine said he would simply add the letters "R.I.P." so it would serve as "a memorial to my dead girlfriend."

Mack then chimed in, "Honestly, I would probably deserve it."

War Machine is currently a wanted man with seven warrants out for his arrest in Las Vegas over the alleged beating ... which left Christy with 18 broken bones in her face and a ruptured kidney.

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