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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Ayaka Hamasaki Captures Title, Gabi Garcia Wins Quickly At Rizin FF 14Former Jewels and Invicta FC champ Ayaka Hamasaki added another title to her collection with an impressive second-round submission win tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 14 in Saitama, Japan. Hamasaki finished Kanna Asakura to become Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Champion.

Also on tonight’s card, Gabi Garcia rebounded from a series of controversial results earlier in the year and easily submitted striker Barbara Nepomuceno in light heavyweight action. Miyuu Yamamoto, competing in honour of her late brother, Norifumi, dominated veteran Mika “Future Princess” Nagano.

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UFC 232: “Jones vs Gustafsson 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to The Forum in Inglewood, California tonight for UFC 232: “Jones vs Gustafsson 2.” The event, despite a venue change, featured a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship rematch between Jon “Bones” Jones and Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson.

In the co-main event, UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino defended against 135-pound titleholder Amanda “Lioness” Nunes. “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit battled “Maverick” Michael Chiesa at 170. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 33 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its 33rd all-female card tonight at the Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. Invicta FC 33 was headlined by an atomweight championship rematch between champ Jinh Yu Frey and top-ranked challenger Minna “Brutsku” Grusander.

In the strawweight co-feature, UFC veteran “Dynamite” Danielle Taylor took on Montserrat “Conejo” Ruiz. Also at 115 pounds, standout wrestler Sharon “The Dream Catcher” Jacobson battled 19-year-old prospect Kay Hansen. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the Invicta FC 33 card.

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Seo Hee Ham Defeats Jeong Eun Park, Retains Title At Road FC 51Road FC Women’s Atomweight Champion Seo Hee Ham retained her title with a hard-fought Unanimous Decision victory tonight at Road Fighting Championship 51 in Seoul, South Korea. Ham defeated challenger Jeong Eun “Little Wolf” Park in the competitive three-round main event.

Ham, who previously knocked out Invicta FC champion Jinh Yu Frey one year ago, had a much tougher fight on her hands tonight, but her superior striking and ground and pound propelled her to victory. In the action-packed co-main event, Su-Yeon Lee made a successful debut against Ye Ji Lee.

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UFC 231: "Holloway vs Ortega" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada tonight for UFC 231: “Holloway vs Ortega.” The event was headlined by a UFC Featherweight Championship bout between champion Max “Blessed” Holloway and top contender Brian “T-City” Ortega.

In tonight’s co-main event, Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko battled long-time rival Joanna Jędrzejczyk for the newly-vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira took on Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson at welterweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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