Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For September 2014UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw overcame an ultra short-notice opponent change and successfully retained his title on August 30th at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California. Dillashaw stopped Joe “One Bad Mofo” Soto in the fifth round and he remains atop the 135-pound men’s rankings.

Elsewhere in August, Rafael dos Anjos took a big step up the lightweight ladder by knocking out former UFC champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson. Mizuki Inoue captured the Deep Jewels Lightweight Championship, and both Sara McMann and Bethe “Pitbull” Correia earned key UFC victories.

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Su Jeong Lim To Face Emiko Raika At Revolution 2 In SeoulKickboxing star Su Jeong “Beautiful Fighter” Lim makes her mixed martial arts debut on September 12th at Revolution 2: “Start of the Revolution” in Seoul, South Korea. Lim faces off against fellow MMA debutant Emiko “Fujin” Raika, one of Japan’s most decorated female boxing champions.

The striker versus striker matchup was officially announced this past week. Lim is one of South Korea’s most well-known female kickboxers and she holds a key victory over four-time Shoot Boxing Girls S-Cup Champion Rena Kubota. Raika has captured five titles during her storied boxing career.

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Bethe Correia Stops Shayna Baszler At UFC 177 In CaliforniaBrazilian rising star Bethe “Pitbull” Correia kept her undefeated record intact with an impressive stoppage victory tonight at UFC 177: “Dillashaw vs Soto” in Sacramento, California. The talented bantamweight contender finished veteran Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler on tonight’s main card.

Baszler got off to a strong start in the opening round of the fight and she showcased her slick grappling skills on the mat. Correia rallied in round two, however, and she battered Baszler with dozens of unanswered punches on the feet until the bout was waved off, giving Correia another big victory.

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UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs Soto" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California tonight for UFC 177: “Dillashaw vs Soto.” The fight card was headlined by a UFC Bantamweight Championship bout between T.J. Dillashaw and last-minute replacement Joe “One Bad Mofo” Soto.

Elsewhere, Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson battled Danny “Last Call” Castillo in the lightweight co-feature. Bethe “Pitbull” Correia aimed to take out another member of the Four Horsewomen when she faced Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s card.

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Seo Hee Ham, Ji Yeon Kim Win Impressively At Road FC 18Deep Jewels Featherweight Champion Seo Hee Ham earned a dominant Unanimous Decision victory tonight at Road Fighting Championship 18 in Seoul, South Korea. The gifted striker showcased her underrated ground game in an impressive win over Alyona Rassohyna in the co-main event.

Also on the card, talented prospect Ji Yeon Kim scored her first MMA win with a quick submission victory over Japanese kickboxer Yukimi Kamikaze. Kim, who previously fought to close Draws with Japanese stars Shizuka Sugiyama and Takayo Hashi, easily dispatched of Kamikaze tonight.

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Pannie Kianzad To Face Agnieszka Niedźwiedź At Cage Warriors 74Two of Europe’s fastest rising female stars, Pannie “Banzai” Kianzad and Agnieszka “Kuma” Niedźwiedź, will meet for the inaugural Cage Warriors Women’s Bantamweight Championship on November 15th at Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 74. The card takes place in London, England.

Cage Warriors officials announced the five-round title fight today. Kianzad and Niedźwiedź are undefeated in their mixed martial arts careers and both have picked up impressive wins in recent outings. The Kianzad-Niedźwiedź winner will become the first Cage Warriors 135-pound women’s champion.

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Weekend Recap: Marina Moroz Submits Jin Tang At Kunlun Fight 8For the second straight time, Marina “The Iron Woman” Moroz played the role of spoiler on Sunday night at Kunlun Fight 8 in Xining, Qinghai, China. The Ukrainian rising star submitted China’s top female fighter, Jin “The Fighting Rose” Tang, in round one of a featured flyweight bout on the card.

Moroz, who upset highly-touted prospect Feier Huang in her Kunlun Fight debut in June, survived an early onslaught from Tang on Sunday and took top position in a scramble on the mat. She then transitioned to a straight armbar that forced Tang to submit for only the second time in her career.

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UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs Dos Anjos" Results & RecapThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma for the second half of a doubleheader of events tonight at UFC Fight Night 49: “Henderson vs dos Anjos.” The card featured a lightweight bout between “Smooth” Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos.

Elsewhere, Mike “Quicksand” Pyle took on Jordan “Young Gun” Mein in the welterweight co-feature. Francis “Limitless” Carmont battled Thales Leites at middleweight and Max “Blessed” Holloway faced “Cassius” Clay Collard in a catchweight bout. MMARising.com has play-by-play for the main card.

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