Rin Nakai, Syuri Kondo Earn Stoppage Victories At Pancrase 282In spite of a late opponent change, Bantamweight Queen of Pancrase Rin Nakai cruised to a one-sided victory in flyweight action tonight at Pancrase 282 in Tokyo, Japan. Nakai dominated Charlene “The Machine” Watt en route to a second-round TKO stoppage in tonight’s co-main event.

Nakai took Watt down in both rounds and battered her opponent with strikes from the top until the bout was finally waved off. Elsewhere on the card, Krush kickboxing champion Syuri Kondo kept her perfect MMA record intact with a first-round TKO win over short-notice replacement Sharmah Devaiah.

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Jędrzejczyk, Pennington & Carmouche Earn Big Wins At UFC 205UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk successfully retained her title with a hard-fought victory tonight at UFC 205: “Alvarez vs McGregor” in New York City, New York. Jędrzejczyk took a Unanimous Decision win over challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a rematch from 2012.

Tonight’s card also featured a pair of bouts in the women’s bantamweight division. Raquel “Rocky” Pennington defeated former UFC champion Miesha “Cupcake” Tate, who retired after the fight, and Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche edged out the previously unbeaten Katlyn “Blonde Fighter” Chookagian.

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UFC 205: "Alvarez vs McGregor" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York tonight for UFC 205: “Alvarez vs McGregor.” The event was headlined by a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between Eddie Alvarez and 145-pound titleholder “The Notorious” Conor McGregor.

In the co-main event, Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley defended his UFC Welterweight Championship against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk battled Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a rematch. MMARising.com has play-by-play for the card.

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Rena Kubota, Mio Tsumura Victorious At Shoot Boxing World S-CupShoot Boxing Women’s Flyweight Champion Rena Kubota extended her winning streak to 18 with a Unanimous Decision victory tonight at the 2016 Shoot Boxing World S-Cup in Tokyo, Japan. Kubota defeated Brazilian MMA standout Kinberly Novaes in a 51kg matchup that headlined tonight’s card.

In featured action, Kubota’s teammate and protégé, two-time Girls S-Cup winner Mio Tsumura, captured the inaugural Shoot Boxing Japan Women’s Minimumweight Championship with a very hard-fought, six-round decision victory over long-time rival Akari “Union” Nakamura in an excellent fight.

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Alexa Grasso Defeats Heather Clark At UFC Fight Night 98 In MexicoStrawweight rising star Alexa Grasso made a successful UFC debut in front of a partisan crowd tonight at UFC Fight Night 98: “Dos Anjos vs Ferguson” in Mexico City, Mexico. The undefeated Mexican standout took a convincing Unanimous Decision victory over TUF 20 alum “Hurricane” Heather Clark.

Grasso hurt her opponent with a head kick and a barrage of punches in the opening round tonight, but Clark survived the onslaught and kept the fight competitive in rounds two and three. Grasso’s superior striking kept her ahead on the scorecards, and she was rewarded with a well-deserved win.

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UFC Fight Night 98: "Dos Anjos vs Ferguson" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico tonight for UFC Fight Night 98: “Dos Anjos vs Ferguson.” The event was headlined by a lightweight bout between former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos and popular rising star Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson.

In the 155-pound co-feature, Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez battled Marcin Held. Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas took on Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira in a makeshift lightweight bout, and Alexa Grasso debuted against “Hurricane” Heather Clark. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Mina Kurobe, Tomo Maesawa Earn Upset Wins At Deep Jewels 14Atomweight rising star Mina Kurobe earned the biggest victory of her career in the main event of Deep Jewels 14 today in Tokyo, Japan. Kurobe put together a strong performance en route to a Unanimous Decision win over former Deep Jewels title challenger Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka.

The Deep Jewels 14 co-main event also featured a significant upset, as atomweight prospect Tomo Maesawa finished former Deep Jewels Interim Strawweight Champion Emi Tomimatsu with a third-round rear-naked choke. At 125, former boxing champ Emiko “Fujin” Raika defeated Jin Hee Gan.

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Deep Jewels 14 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased its 14th all-female fight card on Thursday afternoon at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 14 was headlined by an atomweight contender’s bout between popular promotional veteran Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka and highly-touted rising star Mina Kurobe.

In the Deep Jewels 14 co-feature, recent atomweight title challenger Emi Tomimatsu looked to get back on the winning track when she battled Tomo Maesawa. Former boxing champion Emiko “Fujin” Raika took on Jin Hee Gan at flyweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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