Germaine De Randamie Meets Larissa Pacheco At UFC 185Following a 16-month hiatus from competition, Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie has an opponent for her Octagon return on March 14th at UFC 185: “Pettis vs dos Anjos” in Dallas, Texas. De Randamie meets Jungle Fight Women’s Bantamweight Champion Larissa Moreira Pacheco.

Sub-Zero MMA first Tweeted news of the fight this afternoon. De Randamie has not fought since November 2013 when she was stopped by Amanda “Lioness” Nunes. Pacheco suffered her first professional defeat in her UFC debut against Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51.

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Julianna Peña Set To Face Milana Dudieva At UFC Fight Night 63TUF 18 winner Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña is set to make her long-awaited return to the Octagon on April 4th at UFC Fight Night 63: “Mendes vs Lamas” in Fairfax, Virginia. Peña takes on Russian standout Milana Dudieva in a featured bantamweight matchup on the card.

ESPN first reported on the bout earlier today. Peña has been sidelined for more than a year after suffering the third serious knee injury of her career. She became the first female winner of The Ultimate Fighter in November 2013. Dudieva won her August UFC debut by defeating Elizabeth Phillips.

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Cyborg vs Tweet, Grasso vs Inoue Headline Invicta FC 11 CardAfter an ankle injury delayed her return to action, Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino steps back into the cage on February 27th at Invicta Fighting Championships 11 in Los Angeles, California. The hard-hitting Justino defends against Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet.

The Invicta FC 11 strawweight co-feature pits undefeated Mexican knockout artist Alexa Grasso against highly-touted Japanese prospect Mizuki Inoue. Grasso is 2-0 inside the Invicta FC cage. Inoue most recently dropped a razor-thin decision to KSW champ Karolina Kowalkiewicz at Invicta FC 9.

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Saya Ito vs Chihiro Kira WPMF Title Bout Set For April 5 In TokyoWPMF Japan Women’s Pinweight Champion Saya Ito makes the first defence of her title on April 5th at Muaylok: “The Battle of Muay Thai 7” in Tokyo, Japan. The 16-year-old “Muay Thai Genius” is set to face J-Girls Pinweight Champion Chihiro Kira in a five-round bout on the card.

Officials announced the championship fight this past week. Ito avenged a past loss and captured the WPMF title in September when she edged out Haru “Taj Mahal” Tajima. She most recently defeated Kira’s sister, Yuuki, in December. Kira won a one-night J-Nexus tournament on December 20th.

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UFC On FOX 14: "Gustafsson vs Johnson" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden tonight for UFC on FOX 14: “Gustafsson vs Johnson.” The event was headlined by a light heavyweight contender’s bout between hometown star Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson.

Also on the card tonight, former Strikeforce champ Dan “Hendo” Henderson battle Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi in the middleweight co-main event. Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis took on Ryan “Darth” Bader in a featured 205-pound bout. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Satoko Shinashi To Face Emi Yamamoto At Deep: "71 Impact"Deep Women’s Flyweight Champion “Princess” Satoko Shinashi looks for her fourth straight win when she next competes at Deep: “71 Impact” on February 28th in Tokyo, Japan. The submission specialist is set to battle Emi Yamamoto in a featured 45kg bout on the event’s main card.

Deep officials announced the matchup on Wednesday. Shinashi returned to MMA in October following a six-year retirement and she has since earned back-to-back stoppage wins against overmatched opponents. She will be a significant favourite against Yamamoto, who dropped her August pro debut.

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Eight-Woman Featherweight Grand Prix Set For Deep Jewels 7With Deep Jewels Featherweight Champion Seo Hee Ham competing in the UFC, Deep Jewels officials have booked an eight-woman featherweight grand prix. The 48kg tournament takes place at Deep Jewels 7 on February 21st in Tokyo, Japan and features some of the promotion’s top talent.

Among those competing in the tournament is former Deep Jewels Interim Lightweight Champion Emi Tomimatsu, who drops down to 106 pounds. She joins former Valkyrie Featherweight Champion “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi as an early tournament favourite. In a reserve bout, Miyoko Kusaka faces Pan Hui.

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Liz Carmouche vs Lauren Murphy Booked For UFC Fight Night 63Former UFC title challenger Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche steps back into the Octagon on April 4th at UFC Fight Night 63: “Mendes vs Lamas” in Fairfax, Virginia. Carmouche is set to face off against the inaugural Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion, Lauren Murphy, in featured action on the card.

UFC officials announced the fight today. Carmouche has not fought since April 19th, when she dropped a competitive decision to Miesha “Cupcake” Tate at UFC on FOX 11. Murphy seeks her first UFC victory after suffering a razor-thin Split Decision loss to Sara McMann in her Octagon debut.

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