Livia Renata Souza inks UFC contract

UFC has signed a former Invicta FC strawweight champion.

Brazilian contender Livia Renata Souza (11-1) is headed to the UFC. Souza announced the move via  Instagram on Friday.

Souza captured the Invicta FC strawweight title by tapping Katja Kankaanpaa in April of 2015. She lost the title and was handed her first professional loss by split-decision to Angela Hill in May of 2016.

“Livinha” fought the last fight on her Invicta contract in August, defeating Janasia Morandin by unanimous decision.

Who would you like to see Souza face in her UFC debut?

Source: MMAFighting.com

Miesha Tate weighs in on Cyborg vs Holm, ‘1000 percent agrees with Holly’

Earlier this week, UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg took to social media request that her potential future opponent Holly Holm is tested by USADA as much as she is. When Holm caught wind of Cyborg’s comments, she replied with an Instagram video addressing the “drama”.  Cyborg then posted a YouTube video in response to Holm’s video, firing back at the former bantamweight champion.

Now, former bantamweight champion Miesha “Cupcake” Tate has shared her thoughts on the situation on Sirius XM’s MMA podcast. Read what Miesha had to say below!
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Heather Hardy confronted by former foe Shelly Vincent at Bellator weigh-ins

 

 

Heather Hardy makes her way to the scale. She officially weighs in at 126 pounds for her Bellator 185 bout with Kristina Williams. As the Brooklyn-native leaves the scale and walks toward her opponent to face-off for the cameras, a familiar voice begins shouting at her. That voice belongs to none other than Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent (20-1 boxing), a heated former rival of Hardy’s. Vincent makes her way toward Hardy as Bellator officials haul her off. As Vincent is escorted out of the building, she hurls insults at Hardy while Hardy laughs it off and applauds sarcastically. Continue reading “Heather Hardy confronted by former foe Shelly Vincent at Bellator weigh-ins”