UFC 224: "Nunes vs Pennington" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil tonight for UFC 224: “Nunes vs Pennington.” The event was headlined by a UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship bout between Amanda “Lioness” Nunes and challenger Raquel “Rocky” Pennington.

In tonight’s co-main event, Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza battled Kelvin Gastelum at middleweight. In a would-be women’s strawweight bout, a significantly overweight Mackenzie Dern squared off against Amanda Bobby “ABC” Cooper. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 224 main card.

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Kanna Asakura, Ayaka Hamasaki & Kanako Murata Win At Rizin FF 10Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Champion Kanna Asakura earned a clear-cut victory in non-title action tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 10 in Fukuoka, Japan. Asakura posted a Unanimous Decision win over former KOTC titleholder Melissa Sophia Karagianis in 108-pound action.

Earlier on tonight’s card, ex-Invicta FC champion Ayaka Hamasaki made a successful return to action by outpointing fellow grappler Alyssa “Tiny Tim” Garcia, and Kanako Murata overcame injuries and a late opponent change en route to submitting Lanchana Green in a 119-pound catchweight bout.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For April 2018UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion “Thug” Rose Namajunas retained her title and silenced doubters with a hard-fought Unanimous Decision victory at UFC 223 on April 7th. Namajunas defeated ex-champ Joanna JÄ™drzejczyk for a second time and remains atop the stacked 115-pound rankings.

Also at UFC 223, Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov overcame a last-minute opponent change and captured the UFC Lightweight Championship by defeating “Raging” Al Iaquinta. One week later, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier stopped Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For March 2018UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino retained her title with a dominant first-round stoppage victory at UFC 222 on March 3rd. Justino finished former Invicta FC titleholder Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya and now takes over the top spot in the women’s pound-for-pound rankings.

On the same UFC 222 card, Brian “T-City” Ortega stayed unbeaten and vaulted up the featherweight rankings with a first-round knockout win over Frankie “The Answer” Edgar. At UFC Fight Night 127, Alexander “Drago” Volkov scored a huge win by knocking out Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum.

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Deep Jewels 19 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased its 19th all-female fight card tonight at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 19 was headlined by a Deep Jewels Atomweight Championship rematch between Mina Kurobe and challenger Satomi “Sarami” Takano, who first faced off in November 2014.

In the lightweight co-feature, popular rising star “King” Reina Miura looked to get back on track against So Young Park. Yukari Nabe battled highly-touted judoka Kana Watanabe at flyweight, and Tomo Maesawa met Yuko Saito at atomweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For February 2018Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko made a big statement in her UFC flyweight debut on February 3rd at UFC Fight Night 125. Shevchenko annihilated the previously unbeaten Priscila “Pedrita” Cachoeira and enters the top ten at 125 pounds.

Also in February, Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade made a strong case for a UFC women’s strawweight title shot with a clear-cut Unanimous Decision win over Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres at UFC on FOX 28, and Marion “The Belizean Bruiser” submitted Sara McMann in bantamweight action.

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UFC 221: "Romero vs Rockhold" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship made its way to Perth Arena in Perth, Western Australia today for UFC 221: “Romero vs Rockhold.” The event was headlined by a UFC Interim Middleweight Championship bout between Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero, who missed weight, and Luke Rockhold.

In the heavyweight co-feature, Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt battled Curtis “Razor” Blaydes. Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa took on Cyril “Silverback” Asker, and Jake “The Celtic Kid” Matthews met Jingliang “The Leech” Li at 170 pounds. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 221 main card.

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UFC 220: "Miocic vs Ngannou" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts tonight for UFC 220: “Miocic vs Ngannou.” The event was headlined by a UFC Heavyweight Championship bout between Stipe Miocic and highly-touted title challenger Francis “The Predator” Ngannou.

In tonight’s co-main event, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel “D.C.” Cormier defended against Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. Calvin Kattar squared off against “Hurricane” Shane Burgos in a featured featherweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 220 main card.

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