Carlette “The Truth” Ewell, a multiple-time women’s boxing world champion, is set to make the transition to mixed martial arts. Ewell exclusively revealed the news to WMMA Rankings earlier today. Continue reading “Heavyweight boxing world champion Carlette “The Truth” Ewell set for transition to MMA”
Cynthia Calvillo earned the biggest win of her UFC career thus far when she scored a unanimous decision victory over Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow, Scotland. Calvillo remained undefeated against the Scottish striker and further cemented her name as one of the strawweight division’s rising stars. Calvillo’s first decision victory in the UFC didn’t come without a little controversy though– several fighters and fans alike didn’t completely agree with the judges scorecards. On the UFC FOX post-fight panelist board, middleweight champion Michael Bisping and strawweight contender Michelle Waterson exaplained why they thought Calvillo didn’t do enough to earn the decision win. Continue reading “Cynthia Calvillo: “Karate Hottie can get it too if she wants it next””
Bec Rawlings is looking to make her highly anticipated flyweight debut at the UFC Fight Night 121 event on November 19. Continue reading “Bec Rawlings looking to make flyweight debut at UFC Fight Night 121 on November 19”
Moments ago, the UFC confirmed that former featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie (7-3) will be returning to bantamweight to face Marion Reneau (7-3-1) at UFC Rotterdam in September.
de Randamie won a controversial decision over Holly Holm at UFC 208 in February to become the first ever featherweight champion. However, de Randamie’s reign as champion was short lived– she was officially stripped in June due to infamously refusing to fight number one contender, Cris Cyborg. Continue reading “Germaine de Randamie returns, draws Marion Reneau at bantamweight”
The official medical suspensions for UFC Glasgow have been released. Only one of the four female fighters that went to war on Sunday received a lengthy suspension.
- Cynthia Calvillo is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact; left forearm x-ray is negative
- Joanne Calderwood is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for hard bout
- Leslie Smith is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact; x-ray is negative
- Amanda Lemos is suspended 180-days or until cleared by negative x-ray on right thumb; suspended a minimum of 45 days
Brazilian kickboxing world champion Barbara Nepomuceno has revealed that she is looking to make the transition to professional mixed martial arts competition. Continue reading “Meet Barbara Nepomuceno, the 185-pound kickboxing world champion set to make history as she transitions to MMA”
The UFC returns to Mexico City on August 5th for the UFC Fight Night 114 event. The event will be co-headlined by a strawweight fighting pitting TUF 20 contestant Randa Markos against Continue reading “Randa Markos and Alexa Grasso feature on official UFC Fight Night 114 poster, take a look”
RIZIN heavyweight star Gabi Garcia has credited UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz for helping her to pick up the wrestling aspect of MMA. Continue reading “Gabi Garcia credits UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz for helping her pick up the wrestling aspect of MMA”
Sara McMann has her sights set on once again challenging for the UFC bantamweight world title, following an unsuccessful bid for the belt back in February 2014 when Continue reading “UFC bantamweight Sara McMann: “I just want to fight for the title””
Since her retirement from mixed martial arts competition, former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has been keeping herself busy, remaining in the public eye. She’s competed in submission Continue reading “VIDEO: Miesha Tate becomes a beer delivery driver”