UFC on ESPN+ 35: Julia Avila vs. Sijara Eubanks Play-by-Play

Finishing off Saturday's UFC preliminary card, Julia Avila fought Sijara Eubanks. The bantamweight fight went like this. Bout 6: Julia Avila (8-1) vs. Sijara Eubanks (5-4) (Bantamweight) Avila charged forward with punches early on. Eubanks was returning with her own punches as well. Eubanks shot for a takedown, landing in side control when she landed … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 35: Julia Avila vs. Sijara Eubanks Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 35: Waterson vs. Hill Live Coverage

UFC is scheduled to present a 12-fight card on Saturday night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Headlining the card is ranked strawweights Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates. A full preview of the show can be read here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (5:00PM EDT … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 35: Waterson vs. Hill Live Coverage

UFC on ESPN+ 35: Waterson vs. Hill Preview

Continuing their residency at the "UFC APEX" in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the UFC will hold a 12-fight "Fight Night" card on Saturday night. Headlining the card is strawweights Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill. The five-round fight will be history for the UFC, as Hill will become the first Black woman to headline a UFC … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 35: Waterson vs. Hill Preview

Sijara Eubanks To Face Julia Avila on September 12th UFC Card

With her September 5th bout against Karol Rosa cancelled, Sijara Eubanks will stay another week in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to face Julia Avila on the UFC's September 12th card. News of the new matchup was first reported by Mike Heck, Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting. News broke on Thursday night that … Continue reading Sijara Eubanks To Face Julia Avila on September 12th UFC Card

September 5th UFC “Fight Night” Down To Nine Bouts Following Positive COVID-19 Tests

UFC's September 5th event has lost two fights due to positive COVID-19 tests. Nicco Montano Out of Bout Against Julia Avila UFC bantamweight Nicco Montano was removed from her matchup against Julia Avila after testing positive for COVID-19. News of the change was first reported by Mike Heck and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting. The … Continue reading September 5th UFC “Fight Night” Down To Nine Bouts Following Positive COVID-19 Tests

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

Weidman vs. Akhmedov Among Three Fights Added To UFC’s August 8th Show

Three new fights have been added to UFC's August 1st event, including a battle between Chris Weidman and Omari Akhmedov. The event, which now has five fights attached to it, does not have a venue announced as of yet. Chris Weidman vs. Omari Akhmedov First reported by Igor Lazorin of TASS, Weidman and Akhmedov have … Continue reading Weidman vs. Akhmedov Among Three Fights Added To UFC’s August 8th Show

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: Julia Avila vs. Gina Mazany Play-by-Play

Bantamweights Julia Avila and Gina Mazany fought on the prelims of the UFC Fight Night on Saturday. Here's how the fight panned out. Bout 3: Julia Avila (7-1) vs. Gina Mazany (6-3) (Bantamweight) Mazant had a takedown attempt stuffed by Avila early, with Avila landing a knee to the body in the clinch. After, Avila … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Julia Avila vs. Gina Mazany 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