Category: Features

The WMMA Ranking’s Backfist: A Recap of the Week in WMMA

The mixed martial arts world is fast moving. Whether it’s a thrilling fight announcement or a social media showdown, there is so much going on in the WMMA world as women continue to revolutionalize their place in the sport.

In case you missed any of this weeks major WMMA updates, catch up below! Continue reading “The WMMA Ranking’s Backfist: A Recap of the Week in WMMA”

Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member DeAnna Bennet

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 “The Argentine Assassin” DeAnna Bennet! Continue reading “Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member DeAnna Bennet”

#UFC214 Countdown: Cris Cyborg vs Tonya Evinger

This Saturday at UFC 214 in Anaheim, California, Cris Cyborg (17-1, 1 NC) will clash with Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger (19-5, 1 NC) in a five round title fight for the vacant UFC featherweight championship. This highly anticipated match-up will be Cyborg’s first UFC title fight and Evinger’s UFC debut. In anticipation of what can very well be Cyborg’s toughest test to date, the UFC released “UFC 214 Countdown: Cris Cyborg vs Tonya Evinger”. Check out the feature below. Continue reading “#UFC214 Countdown: Cris Cyborg vs Tonya Evinger”

Cynthia Calvillo: “Karate Hottie can get it too if she wants it next”

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””