Undefeated Bellator flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will rematch Emily “Gordinha” Ducote on November 3rd to crown the inaugural Bellator flyweight champion. Continue reading “Ilima Macfarlane vs Emily Ducote set for inaugural Bellator flyweight title”
At UFC 215 on September 9th, the bantamweight division was on full display as fans were treated to three thrilling matches. To get the night started on the FS1 prelims, Sarah Moras (5-2) returned after a two-year Continue reading “What’s next for the women of #UFC215?”
After failing to make weight in her first two professional MMA appearances, BJJ ace Mackenzie Dern (3-0 MMA) will move up to the 125-pound division to face Mandy Polk (3-3) at Legacy Fighting Alliance 24.
Mackenzie Dern will move from the 115-pound division to the 125-pound division for her first since March. The weight class change should come as no surprise, as Dern has struggled to make 115 several times in the past. Continue reading “Mackenzie Dern moves up to flyweight, meets Mandy Polk in October at LFA 24”
Ronda Rousey’s infamous head coach Edmond Tarverdyan is not sure if Rousey will return to MMA. However, if she does, he knows exactly who he wants her to fight– And it’s none other than Cris Cyborg.
Earlier today, Ariel Helwani welcomed Edmond Tarverdyan to the 400th episode of The MMA Hour. Continue reading “Edmond Tarverdyan wants Ronda Rousey to return against ‘too slow’ Cyborg”
Bellator has officially revealed “The Heat’s” next opponenet.
On October 20th at Mohegan Sun, Kristina Williams (1-0) will make her promotional debut against Heather Hardy (1-0 MMA) on the main card of Bellator 185.
This will be both fighter’s sophomore MMA appearance. Williams made her MMA debut a few months back, scoring a unanimous decision win. Boxing-great Hardy made her MMA debut in June for Bellator by TKOing a game Alice Yauger in the third round.
Hardy recently spoke to The New York Post about her upcoming fight. “I can’t wait for it,” she said. “I made huge improvements in my boxing after every fight and I’m seeing the same thing in MMA. I’m looking forward to getting back
Source: Kristina Haugsjaa, Double G Sports (article here)
Number one strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha sees a trilogy fight with Joanna Jędrzejczyk in her future if she can get past Jessica Andrade on September 22nd. Continue reading “Claudia Gadelha eyes title shot with win over Jessica Andrade”
37-year-old Filipino-American boxing world champion Ana Julaton has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Continue reading “Boxing champion Ana Julaton signs multi-fight deal with Bellator”
On tonight’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter, the sixth seed, Montana Stewart of Team Gaethje, faced the eleventh seed, Ariel Beck of Team Alvarez. Check out the highlights below! Continue reading “TUF 26 Results: Montana Stewart vs Ariel Beck”
Ariel Helwani welcomed fan favorite bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington (9-5) to The MMA Hour on Monday to discuss her thoughts on UFC 215’s main event, her recent absence, and what’s next. Check out Rocky’s comments below! Continue reading “Raquel Pennington not impressed with Amanda Nunes or Valentina Shevchenko”
Last night at UFC 215 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, “The Lioness” Amanda Nunes (15-4) successfully defended the bantamweight championship against number contender Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko (14-3). After five hard rounds Nunes was declared the victor via split decision on the judges scorecards. The incredibly close fight immediately sparked controversy with fellow fighters and fans alike. Some thought “The Lioness” did enough to retain while others thought “Bullet” shot her way to victory. Take a look at the fight breakdown below and let us know who you scored the fight for! Continue reading “Breaking down Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko II, check out the stats”