Reina Miura, Emi Fujino & Kanako Murata Win At Deep: 79th ImpactRising star “King” Reina Miura stayed unbeaten with a dominant first-round stoppage victory tonight in featured action at Deep: “79th Impact” in Tokyo, Japan. The charismatic Miura finished South Korean newcomer Young Ji Kim with an armbar late in round one of a 161-pound catchweight bout.

Elsewhere on the card, long-time strawweight contender Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino cruised to an easy first-round submission win against an overmatched Hyun Ju Baek, and standout wrestler Kanako Murata took a three-round Unanimous Decision victory over Yukari Nabe at 121 pounds.

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TUF 26 Episode 3 Recap: Montana Stewart Submits Ariel BeckTalented grappler Montana Stewart showcased her slick submission skills en route to a quick victory during tonight’s third episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26: “A New World Champion.” Team Gaethje’s Stewart finished Team Alvarez representative Ariel Beck with a first-round Brabo choke.

Coach Eddie Alvarez tried to motivate and inspire Beck, who struggled with her confidence prior to the fight, and she fared well on the feet in the early striking exchanges. Stewart wisely took the fight to the mat, where she dominated the action until she was able to secure the fight-ending choke.

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Nunes Retains Title, Vieira & Moras Win Big At UFC 215 In EdmontonUFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes retained her title with a narrow Split Decision victory tonight at UFC 215: “Nunes vs Shevchenko 2” in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Nunes edged out rival Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko in their five-round main event rematch.

In other bantamweight action earlier on tonight’s preliminary card, Ketlen “Fenômeno” Vieira earned the biggest victory of her career by submitting former UFC title challenger Sara McMann, and Canadian standout Sarah “Cheesecake” Moras returned with a big win over Ashlee Evans-Smith.

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UFC 215: “Nunes vs Shevchenko 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada tonight for UFC 215: “Nunes vs Shevchenko 2.” The event was headlined by a UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship rematch between Amanda “Lioness” Nunes and Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko.

With injuries resulting in late changes to the card, tonight’s co-main event featured a welterweight showdown between Neil Magny and former 155-pound champion Rafael dos Anjos. Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo battled Wilson Reis at flyweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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TUF 26 Episode 2 Recap: DeAnna Bennett TKOs Karine GevorgyanFormer Invicta FC title contender DeAnna “The Argentine Assassin” Bennett won in quick and impressive fashion during tonight’s second episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26: “A New World Champion.” Bennett, representing Team Alvarez, finished Team Gaethje’s Karine “The Princess” Gevorgyan.

Bennett’s victory evened the team competition at 1-1, following Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi’s stoppage win for Team Gaethje during last week’s premiere. Bennett took Gevorgyan down and dominated the action on the mat before finishing her foe with a barrage of ground and pound.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For September 2017Three-time title challenger Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya reclaimed the belt that was taken from her this past year with a hard-fought decision win on August 31st at Invicta Fighting Championships 25. Kunitskaya defeated Raquel “Lionheart” Pa’aluhi to become the new Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion.

In atomweight action, Emi Tomimatsu and teen standout Kanna Asakura both climbed the 105-pound rankings thanks to key victories at Deep Jewels 17, and Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe solidified her spot among the top five at featherweight by defeating Sinead “KO” Kavanagh at Bellator 182.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 25 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its 25th all-female card tonight at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, California. Invicta FC 25 was headlined by a vacant bantamweight championship bout between Raquel “Lionheart” Pa’aluhi and top contender Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya.

In the strawweight co-feature, “The Brazilian Gangster” Livia Renata Souza took on the unbeaten Janaisa “Evil Princess” Morandin. In a would-be bantamweight bout, Alexa Conners faced Katharina Lehner, who missed weight by five pounds. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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TUF 26 Episode 1 Recap: Roxanne Modafferi Stops Shana DobsonNumber one seed Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi took her first step toward a shot at UFC title gold with a dominant victory on tonight’s premiere episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26: “A New World Champion.” The veteran Modafferi stopped #16 seed Shana Dobson with first-round elbows.

This season of The Ultimate Fighter will culminate with the inaugural UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship bout, and the 16 women vying for the title were divided into two teams – led by former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez and ex-WSOF champ Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje – during the premiere.

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