Sara McMann, Randa Markos Victorious At UFC Fight Night 105Former UFC title challenger Sara McMann earned her third straight win in quick and easy fashion tonight at UFC Fight Night 105: “Lewis vs Browne” in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. McMann submitted an overmatched and overweight Gina “Danger” Mazany early in a would-be bantamweight bout.

Tonight’s card also featured a much more competitive women’s bout in the strawweight division, and rising star Randa “Quiet Storm” Markos took a razor-thin Split Decision victory over former UFC champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza after three entertaining rounds of back-and-forth action.

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Germaine De Randamie Defeats Holly Holm In UFC 208 Title BoutDecorated Muay Thai striker Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie made history with a hard-fought victory tonight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. De Randamie defeated Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm in the main event to become the inaugural UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion.

Tonight’s competitive title tilt was contested entirely on the feet, and de Randamie’s strong start in the early rounds was marred only by two late punches after the bell. Holm was more aggressive in the final ten minutes, but de Randamie stuffed numerous takedowns and edged out the win.

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UFC 208: "Holm vs De Randamie" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York tonight for UFC 208: “Holm vs de Randamie.” The event featured a UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship bout between Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm and Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie.

In tonight’s co-main event, former long-time UFC champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva took on Derek Brunson at middleweight. Also at 185 pounds, grappling ace Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza faced Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 208 main card.

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Herrig, Andrade & Torres Earn Decision Wins At UFC Fight Night 104Veteran strawweight contender Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig picked up the biggest victory of her mixed martial arts career tonight at UFC Fight Night 104: “Bermudez vs Korean Zombie” in Houston, Texas. Herrig defeated fellow striker Alexa Grasso in the featured 115-pound co-main event.

In other strawweight action on tonight’s UFC card, Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade set up a future UFC title shot by defeating Invicta FC champion Angela “Overkill” Hill. In preliminary card action, Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres defeated rival “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings for the second time.

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UFC Fight Night 104: "Bermudez vs Korean Zombie" Live ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Toyota Center in Houston, Texas tonight for UFC Fight Night 104: “Bermudez vs Korean Zombie.” The event was headlined by a featherweight bout between Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez and popular contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung.

In tonight’s strawweight co-main event, Mexican standout Alexa Grasso put her undefeated record on the line against veteran Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig. Abel “Killa” Trujillo battled James “The Texecutioner” Vick at 155 pounds. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s UFC card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For February 2017Welterweight veteran Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal made a strong case for a future UFC title shot with an impressive stoppage victory on January 28th at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver, Colorado. Masvidal finished Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the second round and vaults up the 170-pound rankings.

In the UFC on FOX 23 headliner, Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko earned a rematch with reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes by submitting Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña, and Megan Anderson captured 145-pound interim gold at Invicta FC 21.

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Valentina Shevchenko Submits Julianna Peña At UFC On FOX 23Decorated Muay Thai champion Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko earned a shot at UFC title gold with an impressive submission victory tonight at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver, Colorado. Shevchenko finished off TUF 18 winner Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña in the bantamweight main event.

Shevchenko, who dropped a razor-thin decision to current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes in March, earned a rematch with Nunes tonight. Peña got off to a strong start in round two, but Shevchenko caught her in an impressive armbar for the tapout victory.

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Jéssica Andrade vs Angela Hill Planned For UFC Fight Night 104Top strawweight contender Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade looks to secure a UFC title shot with a victory in her return to the Octagon on February 4th at UFC Fight Night 104: “Bermudez vs Korean Zombie” in Houston, Texas. Andrade is expected to face Invicta FC champion Angela “Overkill” Hill.

MMARising.com confirmed plans for the rescheduled bout with multiple sources close to the fight on Saturday. Andrade and Hill were first set to meet at UFC 207 in December, but Hill was pulled from the fight due to USADA’s four-month testing requirement for returning UFC fighters.

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