UFC.com's rankings were updated following Saturday's "Fight Night" event, with the biggest mover being flyweight Jennifer Maia. Moving up three spots, Maia took third place in the flyweight division. The move came after a win on Saturday night over Joanne Calderwood, finishing her in the first round with an armbar. Due to her loss, Calderwood … Continue reading 8/3 UFC Rankings: Jennifer Maia Moves To Third In Flyweight Division
In the main event of UFC's "Fight Night" on Saturday, undefeated middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan fought Derek Brunson. Here's how the three-round fight went. Bout 8: Derek Brunson (20-7) vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (11-0) (Middleweight) Brunson got a takedown in the second minute of the fight, getting on the back of Shahbazyan shortly after. They got up … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Play-by-Play
UFC is set to have their return to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on Saturday night when they hold "UFC on ESPN+ 31" from the UFC APEX. The nine-fight show is headlined by up-and-coming middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan fighting in a three-round bout versus veteran Derek Brunson. Follow along throughout the night for live coverage. A full … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Live Coverage
After three weeks at "Fight Island," UFC returns to their hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA for a "Fight Night." On Saturday night, the UFC will present another show from the "UFC APEX," which is headlined by veteran Derek Brunson and rising middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan. Here's a preview of the event. Click here to skip … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Preview
For an undefeated fighter, every fight is a new test of their limitations. Every win against an opponent illustrates how high on a ladder of a division someone can climb before they're stopped. Most fighters can be compared to a balloon, as they fill and fill until they reach their limit and pop, or, in … Continue reading Edmen Shahbazyan’s Biggest Test Yet: Will He Pass?
UPDATE 7/23/20 2:35PM EDT: Article updated to reflect news of Aldana testing positive for COVID-19. UFC's August 1st show has seen a sudden change, as a five-round main event between Holly Holm and Irene Aldana has been taken off the card and postponed to a later date. On Wednesday night, it was announced by Aldana … Continue reading Irene Aldana Tests Positive For COVID-19, Taken Out of August 1st UFC Main Event
An August fight night from UFC has seen two fight bookings lately, including a main event bout between Holly Holm and Irene Aldana. First reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN, the five-round fight is expected to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. "The Preacher's Daughter," Holm, is no stranger to five-round fights, this being … Continue reading Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana To Headline August 1st UFC Event, Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Also Booked