Month: August 2017

Brooke Mayo to meet Bellator newcomer Kaytlin Neil at Bellator 183

Reported by MMA Junkie and confirmed by Bellator, flyweight fighters Brooke Mayo (0-1) and Kaytlin Neil (0-2) are set to do battle at Bellator 183 in San Jose on September 23.

Mayo made her Bellator and MMA debut in February of this year against Veta Arteaga. With less than one minute left in the fight, the doctor stopped the action due to an eye injury on Brooke, thus making leaving her with a TKO defeat on her record.

Kayltin “Katniss” Neil will be making her promotional debut. As an amateur, Neil went 4-0. Since turning pro she hasn’t had the same luck but will look to turn things around against the gritty Mayo.

Are you excited for this Bellator bout?

Tatiana Suarez returns against Viviane Pereira at UFC Fight Night 120

First reported by The MMA Kings (@mma_kings) and later confirmed by the UFC, strawweights Tatiana Suarez (4-0) and Viviane Pereira (13-0) are set to do battle at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, Virginia, on November 11.

TUF 23 winner Tatiana Suarez returns to the octagon for the first time since last July, when she defeated Amanda Bobby Cooper at the TUF 23 Finale. She was scheduled to face Juliana Lima in December but was forced to withdraw due to injury. Now fully healed, Suarez will look to extend her undefeated record against Brazil’s Pereira.

Viviane “Sucuri” Pereira heads into the fight riding high off of back-to-back wins over former title challenger Valerie Letourneau and TUF 23 competitor Jamie Moyle. Pereira has finished six of her thirteen professional career victories.

Who do you see taking home the ‘W’ in this fight?

 

 

 

Bantamweight Lauren Mueller earns UFC contract on #DWTNCS

Tonight on “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series” bantamweight hopefuls Lauren Mueller (4-0) and Kelly Valesco (2-2) went to war for a chance to earn a UFC contract.

After three hard rounds, the judges saw the contest in favor of Lauren Mueller (30-27, 30-26, 30-27).

At the end of the night, Dana White elected to sign Lauren Mueller to a UFC contract. He praised both ladies for showing “a ton of heart” but was particularly impressed with Alliance MMA’s Mueller having taken the fight on short notice.

Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Barb Honchack

On August 30th, The Ultimate Fighter will return to television for it’s twenty-sixth season to deliver fight fans a combination of mixed martial arts action and reality television drama. This season’s coaches Eddie Alvarez (28-5) and Justin Gaethje (18-0) will look to guide female flyweight stars toward the inaugural (and long-awaited) UFC flyweight championship.

Prior to TUF 26’s premiere, WMMA Rankings will be analyzing each flyweight hopeful. Scroll down to learn more about more about Barb “Little Warrior” Honchack! Continue reading “Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Barb Honchack”

Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Karine Gevorgyan

On August 30th, The Ultimate Fighter will return to television for it’s twenty-sixth season to deliver fight fans a combination of mixed martial arts action and reality television drama. This season’s coaches Eddie Alvarez (28-5) and Justin Gaethje (18-0) will look to guide female flyweight stars toward the inaugural (and long-awaited) UFC flyweight championship.

Prior to TUF 26’s premiere, WMMA Rankings will be analyzing each flyweight hopeful. Scroll down to learn more about more about Karine “Princess” Gevorgyan! Continue reading “Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Karine Gevorgyan”