The UFC has added a female bout to the Fight Night card in Maine.
Last seen in the Octagon in a title fight against bantamweight superstar Ronda Rousey in February, Sara McMann returns to action against UFC newcomer Lauren Murphy on Aug. 16, the promotion announced Thursday.
McMann (7-1) looks to bounce back in the win column for the first time in her career after suffering a 66-second loss to Rousey at UFC 170. With a 1-1 record under the UFC banner, the Olympic silver medalist in wrestling hol more
Ronda Rousey is back in action, and this time the champion takes on No. 2-ranked contender Alexis Davis in the UFC 175 co-main event.
Rousey continued her undefeated career by destroying fellow Olympic medalist Sara McMann in just 66 seconds at UFC 170. She returns for her second trip to the Octagon in 2014 for her fourth title defense.
Davis has been selected to stand opposite Rousey because No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano is still on the shelf. Davis has five consecutive victories to her cr more
The UFC will crown the first strawweight champion with The Ultimate Fighter 20, but it won’t stop the promotion from matching other strawweight fights before the season.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, unbeaten in MMA, will take on fellow UFC newcomer Juliana Lima at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., on July 26. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report from Groundandpound.
Jedrzejczyk (6-0) earns a shot in the Octagon after scoring a second-round knockout more
Fans can also turn back the clock and check out the first seven Invicta FC events as part of their Fight Pass subscription. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC), the industry's only all-female mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, to the Fight Pass digital network with its first live event on Sept. 6, 2014, inside Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.
The full fight card will include a pair of title fights, but no Cris Cyborg (yet), w more
Invicta FC's debut event on UFC Fight Pass, Invicta FC 8, is set to take place on September 6, 2014 in Kansas City, promotion president Shannon Knapp announced on a Thursday conference call.
The show will be the all-female organization's first in nine months, and is expected to be headlined by duel title bouts, with Stephanie Eggink (4-1) and Katja Kankaanpaa (9-1-1) vying for the vacant Invicta FC strawweight title in the night's co-main event, and atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (11-3) a more
Women's MMA fans were rightly overjoyed when it was announced that Invicta FC became part of the UFC family with their addition to UFC Fight Pass. Today, a special conference call was held to discuss the next step in that relationship, as well as Invicta's future.
Most importantly for MMA fans, Invicta FC 8 was announced. The card will be held September 6, and will air exclusively in the United States on UFC Fight Pass.
The event will be headlined by an atomweight title fight between reigning ch more
Hear what Marshall Zelaznik, Shannon Knapp and Invicta FC champion Michelle Waterson had to say Thursday afternoon about Invicta FC 8 coming to UFC Fight Pass on Sept. 6. You can hear the entire conference call above. more
Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson discusses her upcoming title fight and competing on UFC Fight Pass. To say that Michelle Waterson is excited to compete on UFC Fight Pass would be the understatement of the day.
""I'm beyond excited," Waterson said on Thursday. "I've got butterflies and my heart is screaming at the top of its lungs.
The Invicta atomweight champion, who was present on the conference call when the UFC announced that Invicta FC 8 would be streamed live on Fight Pass, more
A trio of bouts have been officially added to ONE Fighting Championship's upcoming quadruple-header, including the return of onetime UFC standout Roger Huerta.
Huerta (21-7-1, 1 NC), a lightweight who currently serves as head wrestling coach at Tiger Muay Thai in Phunket, Thailand, has been out of competition since suffering a brutal second-round knockout loss via soccer kick to Zorobabel Moreira in June 2012. Counting the Moreira loss, Huerta holds just a 1-6 record over his last seven contests more