Category: Bantamweight Division

#WMMADebate: Who should the UFC sign to the bantamweight division?

As WMMA continues to evolve, the UFC’s first weight class for women is facing some changes. With the number three ranked contender, Julianna Peña, announcing her pregnancy and several current bantamweight fighters moving to the 125-pound division, the UFC is in need of some top 135-pound talent.

Below, we take a look at who’s leaving the bantamweight division, as well as explore some potential bantamweight signees. Be sure to sound in and let us know who you would like to see the UFC pursue!

Debate: Who do you think the UFC should sign to the bantamweight division and why? Continue reading “#WMMADebate: Who should the UFC sign to the bantamweight division?”

Alexis Davis vs Liz Carmouche to rematch at #UFCFresno in flyweight bout

Two former bantamweight title challengers will face each other for the second time when Alexis Davis and Liz Carmouche collide at 125-pounds at UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno, California, on December 9th.

First reported by The MMA Kings (@mma_kings) and later confirmed by the UFC, Alexis Davis (18-7) and Liz Carmouche (11-5) will make their flyweight debuts against each other in December. Continue reading “Alexis Davis vs Liz Carmouche to rematch at #UFCFresno in flyweight bout”

Edmond Tarverdyan says Ronda Rousey “wasn’t feeling good” prior to UFC title fight against Amanda Nunes

Ronda Rousey hasn’t been seen in the octagon since her loss to UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at the UFC 207 event last December. The fight was supposed to be her big return after suffering Continue reading “Edmond Tarverdyan says Ronda Rousey “wasn’t feeling good” prior to UFC title fight against Amanda Nunes”

Edmond Tarverdyan wants Ronda Rousey to return against ‘too slow’ Cyborg

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”