Tag: Flyweight Division

Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?

 

 

Everyone knows that MMA is a brutal sport. Blood, sweat, tears, and determination all play a part. After most matches, the combatants hug it out and put all of their animosities aside. During those moments when the fight is over, and hostilities have ended, the sport seems more like a brotherhood/sisterhood than combat. Even fighters that opposed our favorite fighters may get at least a modicum of respect from us, and sometimes more respect than we care to admit. Continue reading “Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?”

Valentina Shevchenko is still waiting for UFC flyweight title shot, taunts Nicco Montano

 

UFC flyweight contender Valentina Shevchenko continues to lobby for a title fight against champion Nicco Montano. And she is getting more strident and pointed with her words. Continue reading “Valentina Shevchenko is still waiting for UFC flyweight title shot, taunts Nicco Montano”

Report: UFC working to book Montano vs Shevchenko flyweight title fight for #UFCCalgary

It seems that the long-awaited UFC women’s flyweight title fight between champion Nicco Montano and number one contender Valentina Shevchenko is close to being finalized. Continue reading “Report: UFC working to book Montano vs Shevchenko flyweight title fight for #UFCCalgary”

Antonina Shevchenko explains why she’ll enter Dana White’s Contender Series at same weight as sister Valentina

In a move that is causing added interest where’s there’s already tons of it, Antonina Shevchenko is trying to enter the UFC fighting in the same weight class as her sister Valentina. Continue reading “Antonina Shevchenko explains why she’ll enter Dana White’s Contender Series at same weight as sister Valentina”

Lauren Mueller feels her victory over Shana Dobson confirms her UFC roster spot

Lauren “The Princess Tiger” Mueller victory over Shana Dobson on the UFC Fight Night Poirier vs. Gaethje Fight Pass Prelims meant more to her than just a notch in the win column. Continue reading “Lauren Mueller feels her victory over Shana Dobson confirms her UFC roster spot”

Shannon Sinn promises victory in LFA title fight versus Sabina Mazo

Legacy Fighting Alliance flyweight Shannon Sinn finds herself in a title fight on April 20 when not that long ago, she was considering retiring. Continue reading “Shannon Sinn promises victory in LFA title fight versus Sabina Mazo”