6/23 UFC Rankings: Lauren Murphy Goes Up Three Spots

The weekly ranking update on UFC.com saw strawweight Lauren Murphy move to fourth place following a win over Roxanne Modafferi on Saturday. The move bumped Jennifer Maia and Modafferi down a spot each, as they sit in sixth and seventh respectively now. Burgos Drops To 14th After losing a co-main event battle on Saturday via … Continue reading 6/23 UFC Rankings: Lauren Murphy Goes Up Three Spots

6/17 UFC Rankings: Calvillo Debuts At #2 As Flyweight

UFC's ranking update on Wednesday saw Cynthia Calvillo debut at second place in the flyweight rankings, following a win over Jessica Eye last Saturday. After losing her five-round battle on Saturday, Eye dropped three spots in the flyweight division, now ranked in fourth. The entry of Calvillo in the 125-pound rankings moved everyone else below … Continue reading 6/17 UFC Rankings: Calvillo Debuts At #2 As Flyweight

Laying Down Leather #13: The Little Fight Night That Could

Laying Down Leather is a Monday morning blog series where I share my tidbit thoughts on MMA, share the past week’s work, and look at what’s ahead. Good morning everyone and welcome to another week of everything. The big story last weekend was that UFC's overlooked fight card ended up impressing with big performances from … Continue reading Laying Down Leather #13: The Little Fight Night That Could

UFC Fight Night: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo Play-by-Play

In the main event of UFC's Saturday night event, Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo fought in a flyweight battle. The five-round battle went like this. Bout 10: Jessica Eye (15-7) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1) (Flyweight) Eye was landing her jab early. She was able to catch a leg kick from Calvillo in the second minute. … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo Play-by-Play

UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC will hold a "Fight Night" event from their studio, the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In the main event of the show, strawweights Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo collide. Follow this article throughout the night for live updates! A full preview of the evening can be viewed here. Quick … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo Live Coverage

Breaking Down The UFC Strawweight Division After UFC 248

Last weekend delivered one of the most exciting and action packed fights the UFC strawweight has ever seen. After five rounds of stand-up combat, Zhang Weili retained her UFC Strawweight Championship against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a split decision. With the win, Zhang made her first defence of the belt she won in August. With a … Continue reading Breaking Down The UFC Strawweight Division After UFC 248