TUF 20 Episode 1 Recap: Randa Markos Upsets Tecia TorresThe historic 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter officially debuted tonight and the all-female title tournament began with a significant upset. Canadian standout Randa Markos scored the first win for Team Pettis by defeating Team Melendez’s number one pick, Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres.

For the first time in the show’s lengthy history, The Ultimate Fighter 20 will crown a UFC champion when the winner becomes the inaugural 115-pound UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. Markos made a big statement with her victory over Torres and she now moves on to the quarterfinal round.

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Invicta FC 8 Bonuses: Kankaanpää-Eggink Named Fight Of The NightInvicta Fighting Championships 8 featured a number of excellent fights on Saturday night at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. A strawweight title showdown between Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää and Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink was named Invicta FC 8 Fight of the Night.

In addition to the Fight of the Night, two fighters also took home bonuses for the best Performances of the Night. Those awards went to bantamweights Irene Aldana “Robles” and Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger, who both picked up impressive first-round submission victories in featured bouts on the card.

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Invicta FC 8 Results: Waterson, Kankaanpää Earn Stoppage WinsInvicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson successfully retained her 105-pound title with a dominant victory tonight at Invicta Fighting Championships 8 in Kansas City, Missouri. Waterson put on a striking clinic and stopped Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada late in round three.

In tonight’s co-main event, a new Invicta FC Strawweight Champion was crowned when Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää rallied to submit Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink in the fifth round of a 115-pound title tilt. Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger submitted Ediane “India” Gomes in bantamweight action.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 8 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships held its eighth all-female event tonight at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Invicta FC 8 was headlined by an atomweight championship bout between champ Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson and former Valkyrie titleholder Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada.

Also on the card tonight, Finnish standout Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää took on former XFC champion Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink for the vacant Invicta FC Strawweight Championship. Ediane “India” Gomes faced Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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UFC Fight Night 50: “Jacaré vs Mousasi 2” Results & RecapThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut tonight for UFC Fight Night 50: “Jacaré vs Mousasi 2.” The event was headlined by a middleweight rematch between Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza and Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi.

In the heavyweight co-feature, “Big” Ben Rothwell battled former Strikeforce and DREAM champion Alistair Overeem. Also in the heavyweight division, Matt Mitrione faced fellow knockout artist Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis. MMARising.com has play-by-play and results for the UFC main card.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 8 Live Weigh-In ResultsWeigh-ins for Invicta Fighting Championships 8 took place today at Aladdin Holiday Inn in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. An atomweight title bout between champ Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson and former Valkyrie titleholder Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada headlines Saturday’s all-female card.

In the co-feature, Finnish star Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää and former XFC champ Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink clash for the vacant Invicta FC strawweight title. Ediane “India” Gomes faces Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger at 135. MMARising.com has live coverage for the Invicta FC 8 weigh-ins.

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Seo Hee Ham vs Saori Ishioka 3 Announced For Deep Jewels 6Deep Jewels Featherweight Champion Seo Hee Ham will make the next defence of her title against a familiar foe at Deep Jewels 6 on November 3rd in Tokyo, Japan. The South Korean standout faces off against top Japanese star Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka for a third time in a three-round title fight.

Deep Jewels officials announced the championship bout today. Ham has won five straight fights and she currently reigns supreme atop the Deep Jewels 106-pound featherweight division. Ishioka returned to action with an impressive victory over Satomi “Sarami” Takano at Deep Jewels 4 in May.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For September 2014UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw overcame an ultra short-notice opponent change and successfully retained his title on August 30th at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California. Dillashaw stopped Joe “One Bad Mofo” Soto in the fifth round and he remains atop the 135-pound men’s rankings.

Elsewhere in August, Rafael dos Anjos took a big step up the lightweight ladder by knocking out former UFC champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson. Mizuki Inoue captured the Deep Jewels Lightweight Championship, and both Sara McMann and Bethe “Pitbull” Correia earned key UFC victories.

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