The UFC’s first trip to Maine next month has its latest addition with a women’s bantamweight bout between recent title challenger Sara McMann and Invicta champ Lauren Murphy.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Sara McMann has finally found an opponent willing to fight her.
Well, it's not Sarah Kaufman, as requested, but it's probably the next best thing.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight number one contender, Sara McMann, will welcome undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy to the Octagon when they hook 'em up at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 47 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Aug. 16, 2014, inside the 6,000 capacity Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, on FOX more
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
LOS ANGELES - You can analyze the X's and O's of what goes into making a champion all day if you'd like.
But UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says she simply wants to be the champion more than her opponents.
Specifically, Rousey said she wanted it more than her last foe, Sara McMann.
Rousey was asked at a Friday UFC 175 media luncheon about what it takes to stay at the top of the heap. The undefeated bantamweight champion singled out McMann, whom she defeated in just over a minute more
After failing to wrest the belt from UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, former Olympian Sara McMann will face another champion in her next bout. more
Sara McMann (7-1) will return to the cage for the first time since losing to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170, and she will do so against Lauren Murphy (8-0).
McMann, ranked as the No. 4 contender in the UFC, suffered her first loss in the February bout against Rousey. The former Olympic silver medalist was thought to be Rousey's toughest test, but it was a knee to the body that spelled her doom.
Murphy, ranked as the No. 8 best bantamweight, will make her promotional debut at Ultimate Fight Night 47. Th more
Brandon Vera has found a home for himself after being released from the UFC.
One FC announced Sunday the signing of "The Truth", who is expected to make his promotional debut later this year. The promotion didn’t announce if the 36-year-old veteran will compete at light heavyweight or heavyweight.
Vera (12-7, 1 no-contest) fights outside the Octagon for the first time since 2005, when he won a one-night tournament under the WEC banner.
The Alliance MMA fighter, who once aimed to win two UFC titl more
Guess who's back (back back)? Back again ('gain 'gain)...Homie's back (back back). Tell a friend.
Nick Diaz is back, ladies and gentlemen, and that's downright exciting stuff. UFC President Dana White sent out the following tweet Thursday evening, even including a full-on press release for our enjoyment: UFC.com's Matt Parrino wrote up the full release, contradicting White's tweet by saying Diaz's extension is good for three, not two, fights. "UFC superstar Nick Diaz has come out of retirement a more
Sara McMann will return to the Octagon for the first time since a failed title bid against Ronda Rousey, as the Olympic silver medalist faces Lauren Murphy on Aug. 16. more