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  • 10 days ago
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The Lion Fight 20 bout between Julio Pena and Tom Evans ended with a bang—and then a thud.Pena delivered a powerful right hook to Evans' head, and that was that. The blow sent Evans down hard, ending the match and giving Pena the victory.Here's an even better look at the knockout:[SportsViner]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Julianna Pena returns to action for the first time in 16 months when she steps inside the cage to take on Milana Dudieva at UFC Fight Night 63 in April. It has been a long road back, and it comes at the right time for the division. Pena won the first female season of The Ultimate Fighter as a part of Miesha Tate's team. She was not the favorite coming into that season, but she progressed further than any other cast member. TUF was a blessing for Pena. She developed her skills and ran through the read news >>

  • a month ago
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A highly intriguing match-up between Juliana Penna and Milana Dudieva is scheduled to take place on the April 4 fight card in Fairfax, VA. After being forced onto the sidelines with a harrowing knee injury that was initially supposed to keep her out of competition for the better part of two years, Julianna Pena will finally make her return to the octagon 14 months later against Ossetia -native Milana Dudieva. The match-up, which was first announced by ESPN, will take place on April 4 in Fairfax, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Julianna Pena made history by becoming the first-ever female winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), defeating Jessica Rakoczy via first-round technical knockout at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on Nov. 30, 2013. Shortly thereafter, "Venezuelan Vixen" suffered a near career-ending injury that had Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White up in arms because of the "disgusting" manner in which it happened -- Pena was allegedly blindsided by a male training partner. Pena, though, lat read news >>

  • a month ago
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After more than a year-and-a-half out of action, Julianna Pena is returning to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 63. read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Julianna Pena first suffered a catastrophic knee injury last January, estimations for her return ranged from the optimistic (two years) to the downright fatalistic (career-ender). Yet in the end, it took her a little less than 15 months to make her way back. Pena is slated to make her long-awaited Octagon return on April 4 at UFC Fight Night 63 against Milana Dudieva, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday following an initial report by ESPN. The underdog winner of The Ultimate Fighter 18, Pena read news >>

  • a month ago
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After winning her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in 2013, Julianna Pena suffered a devastating knee injury while training and has been on the shelf ever since. read news >>

  • a month ago
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At long last, Julianna Pena will make her return to the UFC following a severe knee injury. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mighty bold statement. The women's bantamweight division is about to get a bit more crowded, as Julianna Pena is eying a return to the Octagon in March of 2015. The "Venezuelan Vixen" has been out of action for over a year after she suffered a horrific knee injury, initially described as an "attack" by one of her male training partners at Team "Sikjitsu" in Spokane, Washington. Pena has since set the record straight. Still recuperating after tearing her ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus, and hamstring, Pe read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If 2014 was the year of the injury, 2015 is looking like the year of the comeback. A handful of key UFC fighters are targeting returns from injury in the early stages of next year, led in part by women's 135-pound prospects Holly Holm and Julianna Pena, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's episode of 'UFC Tonight.' Coaches initially worried the herniated disc which sidelined Holm (7-0) from her UFC 181 debut would be career threatening. Luckily now that doesn't appear to be th read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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UFC bantamweight fighter Jessica Rakoczy has kept a low profile since losing to Julianna Pena at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in November, however, she is expected to return to the Octagon later this year. According to sources close to the 37-year-old fighter, Rakoczy is planning on competing at the UFC's Sept. 27 event in Toronto. The decision makes sense considering she is a native of nearby Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Rakoczy, a professional boxer with a record of 33-3-1, surprised many when read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Juliana Pena spoke to Ariel Helwani and said she 'shouldn't have been on the phone' when injury happened, will be out 6 months to 1 year. In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani, Julianna Pena shed some light on her injury and how it happened, and turns out she may have over-reacted. "I think that I'm a girl, and I was a block away from the hospital from my gym. I shouldn't have had the phone in my hand when I was screaming in an intense amount of pain. I thought it was a good idea at the time, read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Juliana Pena's injury story, however actual or fictionalized, caught my attention. I had never considered it fully, but her situation sparked a thought I've been unable to shake: women face a training environment that is essentially impossible to replicate for men. Men face no gender where they are at near constant disadvantage when it comes to physical prowess. Whatever challenges they may face in the course of their career, it is highly unlikely men will ever succumb to the contours of gender read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Ending a months-long silence, the Ultimate Fighter winner gives her side of the story on the training incident that put her out of action with severe knee injuries. Julianna Pena, the Ultimate Fighter 18 winner, appeared on The Jason Ellis Show (quotes transcribed by MMA Mania) and spoke for the first time on the record about the incident with Josh Gow at Sik-Jitsu Fighting Systems in Spokane, WA that forced her to pull out of her UFC 171 bout with Jessica Andrade. Here's what Julianna had to sa read news >>

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