UFC Fight Night 158: "Cerrone vs Gaethje" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada tonight for UFC Fight Night 158: “Cerrone vs Gaethje.” The event was headlined by a lightweight showdown between fan favourites Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje.

In the light heavyweight co-main event, Glover Teixeira battled Ukrainian finisher Nikita “The Miner” Krylov. Todd Duffee returned to action after a four-year hiatus to face Jeff “Lights Out” Hughes in a featured heavyweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s UFC card.

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Ham vs Yamamoto, Kubota vs Ram Announced For Rizin FF 19 In OsakaFresh off of a dominant victory in July, Road FC champion Seo Hee Ham returns to action on October 12th at Rizin Fighting Federation 19 in Namba, Osaka, Japan. Ham is set to face off against Miyuu Yamamoto in a bout that will likely serve as a 49kg super atomweight title eliminator.

Rizin FF officials announced the bout today along with many additional participants and matchups for the upcoming Osaka event. In 51kg action, promotional star Rena Kubota looks to get back on the winning track when she takes on Canada’s Shawna Ram, who won her pro debut in October.

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UFC 242: "Nurmagomedov vs Poirier" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates tonight for UFC 242: “Nurmagomedov vs Poirier.” The event was headlined by a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov and Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier.

In tonight’s lightweight co-main event, Edson Barboza and Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder squared off in a rematch more than four years in the making. Also at 155 pounds, Islam Makhachev battled Davi “Tasmanian Devil” Ramos. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 242 card.

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Invicta FC: “Phoenix Rising Series 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its flyweight division tonight with the second edition of the Phoenix Rising Series at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. The event featured a one-night, single-elimination grand prix as eight women competed to become flyweight tournament champion.

In addition to tonight’s tournament bouts, “Phoenix Rising Series 2” also featured two non-tournament matchups in the flyweight division. Alexa Conners battled Mariya Agapova in one bout. Josee Storts met Helen Lucero in the other. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Shizuka Sugiyama, Hikaru Aono Earn Stoppage Wins At Deep Jewels 25Veteran contender Shizuka Sugiyama picked up a decisive victory tonight in the Deep Jewels 25 headliner at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. Sugiyama dominated prospect Asami “Akaringo” Nakai en route to an impressive second-round submission finish in the night’s flyweight main event.

Sugiyama has not lost under the Deep Jewels banner in more than five years, and she is now one of the promotion’s top flyweights. Elsewhere at Deep Jewels 25, Hikaru Aono earned her second straight submission victory with a slick finish of Miyuki Furusawa in the atomweight co-feature.

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Deep Jewels 25 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased its 25th all-female fight card on Sunday night at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. The Deep Jewels 25 card was headlined by a flyweight contender’s matchup between veteran promotional standout Shizuka Sugiyama and fast-rising prospect Asami “Akaringo” Nakai.

In the atomweight co-main event, Hikaru Aono squared off against Miyuki Furusawa. Elsewhere on Sunday’s seven-fight card, Momoko Yamazaki took on Mizuki “Nisse” Oshiro in a featured minimumweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the Deep Jewels 25 card.

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UFC Fight Night 157: "Andrade vs Zhang" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China tonight for UFC Fight Night 157: “Andrade vs Zhang.” The event featured a UFC women’s strawweight title bout between Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade and Weili “Magnum” Zhang.

In the welterweight co-main event, Jingliang “The Leech” Li battled Elizeu “Capoeira” Zaleski dos Santos. Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France faced Mark “Bumblebee” De La Rosa in other featured action on the main card. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 157 tonight.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For August 2019Following a 13-month layoff, Stipe Miocic regained the UFC Heavyweight Championship and the top spot in the heavyweight division on August 17th at UFC 241 in Anaheim, California. Miocic stopped former champion Daniel “D.C.” Cormier in the fourth round of the night’s championship main event.

Also at UFC 241, Paulo Henrique “The Eraser” Costa narrowly edged out Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero to crack the top three in the competitive middleweight ranks. UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko retained her title with a clear-cut win at UFC Fight Night 156.

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