Category: Bantamweight Division

Bethe Correia receives potential six month medical suspension

Last Saturday in Singapore, Bethe Correia (10-3-1) and Holly Holm (11-3) headlined UFC Fight Night 111. The first ten minutes of the bantamweight affair were relatively uneventful– referee Marc Goddard even stepped in at one point to warn the fighters about timidity. Following referee Goddard’s orders, the fighters turned it up in the next round. Corriea began taunting Holm, in which Holm responded with a question mark kick for the knockout.  Continue reading “Bethe Correia receives potential six month medical suspension”

Tonya Evinger steps in for Megan Anderson to headline Invicta FC 24

With the breaking news of Cris Cyborg versus Megan Anderson taking place at UFC 214 for the vacant UFC featherweight title, it looked like Invicta FC 24 would be left without a headliner. Things changed though when Invicta announced that their long-reigning bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger (19-5, 1 NC) would step in for Megan Anderson to face Invicta newcomer Helena Kolesnyk (5-0). Continue reading “Tonya Evinger steps in for Megan Anderson to headline Invicta FC 24”