Kanna Asakura, Reina Miura Victorious In Deep Jewels 23 HeadlinersRecent Rizin Fighting Federation title challenger Kanna Asakura returned to the win column with a clear-cut and impressive Unanimous Decision victory tonight at Deep Jewels 23 in Tokyo, Japan. Asakura defeated Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion Tomo Maesawa in the non-title 49kg main event.

Asakura controlled most of the three-round matchup on the ground, where she kept Maesawa on the defensive with strikes from the top en route to a crucial rebound win. In the 68kg catchweight co-main event, popular star “King” Reina Miura needed just 25 seconds to knock out Mao Ueda.

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Deep Jewels 23 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased its 23rd all-female fight card on Saturday night at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 23 was headlined by a 49kg catchweight bout between Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion Tomo Maesawa and former Rizin FF title challenger Kanna Asakura.

In the 68kg co-feature, “King” Reina Miura took on Mao Ueda. Unbeaten flyweight Kana Watanabe squared off against Soo Min Kang, and former Jewels champion Emi Tomimatsu faced Hikaru Aono in atomweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the Deep Jewels 23 card.

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UFC 235: "Jones vs Smith" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC 235: “Jones vs Smith.” The event featured a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between reigning champion Jon “Bones” Jones and underdog challenger Anthony “Lionheart” Smith.

In the co-feature, UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley put his title on the line against Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman. Also at 170 pounds, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler battled “Funky” Ben Askren. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 235 card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For February 2019Former UFC title challenger Francis “The Predator” Ngannou picked up his second straight first-round stoppage victory on February 17th at UFC on ESPN 1. Ngannou finished one-time UFC champion Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds and resumes his climb back up the heavyweight rankings.

Elsewhere at UFC on ESPN 1, Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling defeated Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera at bantamweight, and Cynthia Calvillo outpointed Cortney “Cast Iron” Casey at 115. At UFC 234, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya defeated Anderson “The Spider” Silva in middleweight action.

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UFC On ESPN 1: "Ngannou vs Velasquez" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona tonight for UFC on ESPN 1: “Ngannou vs Velasquez.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight contender’s bout between Francis “The Predator” Ngannou and returning former champion Cain Velasquez.

In the lightweight co-main event, James “The Texecutioner” Vick took on Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder. Cortney “Cast Iron” Casey battled Cynthia Calvillo in strawweight action, and Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres met Kron Gracie at 145. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For January 2019UFC Flyweight Champion Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo retained his title with a quick stoppage victory on January 19th at UFC Fight Night 143. Cejudo finished current bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw in the brief main event to maintain the top spot in the men’s 125-pound division.

Also at UFC Fight Night 143, Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood earned a key win over former KSW Women’s Flyweight Champion Ariane “Violence Queen” Lipski. At Bellator 214, Ryan “Darth” Bader became a two-division champion by stopping “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko at heavyweight.

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UFC Fight Night 143: "Cejudo vs Dillashaw" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York tonight for UFC Fight Night 143: “Cejudo vs Dillashaw.” The event was headlined by a UFC Flyweight Championship bout between Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo and current bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw.

In the heavyweight co-main event, controversial signee Greg Hardy made his Octagon debut against Allen “Pretty Boy” Crowder. Gregor “The Gift” Gillespie squared off with Yancy “The Kid” Medeiros in featured lightweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s main card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For December 2018UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes became the first woman to simultaneously hold two UFC titles on December 29th at UFC 232. Nunes knocked out Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino to capture the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship and the top pound-for-pound spot.

Nunes’s top rival, Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko, ascended to the top of the 125-pound ranks by claiming the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship at UFC 231. Also at 125 pounds, Ilima-Lei “The Ilimanator” Macfarlane retained her Bellator flyweight crown at Bellator 213 in her home state of Hawaii.

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