Flyweight Championship Double-Header Set For UFC 255

UFC's November 21st pay-per-view is set to have two flyweight championships on the line, as Valentina Shevchenko will fight Jennifer Maia and Deiveson Figueiredo will attempt to retain his belt for the first time, facing Cody Garbrandt. News of the two matchups was reported first by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Garbrandt Moves Down Garbrandt, a … Continue reading Flyweight Championship Double-Header Set For UFC 255

8/3 UFC Rankings: Jennifer Maia Moves To Third In Flyweight Division

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

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia Play-by-Play

In the co-main event of the evening, Joanne Calderwood took a short notice fight versus Jennifer Maia. Here's how the flyweight fight went. Bout 7: Joanne Calderwood (14-4) vs. Jennifer Maia (17-6-1) (Flyweight) The fight started with close striking. Calderwood caught a head kick halfway through the round for a takedown. Maiai tried for submissions … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Live Coverage

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

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Preview

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

Joanne Calderwood Takes Short Notice Bout, To Face Jennifer Maia on August 1st UFC Card

Joanne Calderwood was stepped in on short notice to face Jennifer Maia on UFC's August 1st show. First reported by Instagram page Dama De Ferro MMA, Calderwood steps in to replace Viviane Araujo, who was pulled from the show after testing positive for COVID-19. The change in opponent presents a bigger challenge than before for … Continue reading Joanne Calderwood Takes Short Notice Bout, To Face Jennifer Maia on August 1st UFC Card

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

Dan Hooker and Dustin Poirier Set For Headlining Bout on UFC’s June 27th Show

A main event for UFC's June 27th card was announced on Friday, with UFC President Dana White revealing Dan Hooker and Dustin Poirier have been booked for a five-round fight. The announcement came on ESPN's MMA channel.  The fight will be Poirier's first after a loss to the UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov. Before the … Continue reading Dan Hooker and Dustin Poirier Set For Headlining Bout on UFC’s June 27th Show