Julia Berezikova, Poliana Botelho Victorious At XFC International 9Veteran Russian contender Julia Berezikova earned one of her biggest wins to date in a featured flyweight bout tonight at XFC International 9 in São Paulo, Brazil. Berezikova entered hostile territory and submitted Brazilian standout Juliana “Julie” Werner with an impressive second-round kneebar.

In the XFCi 9 co-feature, Poliana Botelho picked up her second straight win by knocking out Antonia “Marretinha” Silvaneide da Silva to win the XFC women’s flyweight tournament. In strawweight tournament semi-final bouts, Viviane “Sucuri” Pereira and Vuokko Katainen both earned big wins tonight.

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Germaine De Randamie Win Big At UFC 185Undefeated striking sensation Joanna Jędrzejczyk made history tonight by becoming the UFC’s first Polish champion at UFC 185: “Pettis vs dos Anjos” in Dallas, Texas. Jędrzejczyk battered and ultimately stopped Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza to claim the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship.

In addition to capturing UFC title gold, Jędrzejczyk also ascended to the number one spot in the 115-pound women’s division with her dominant win in the UFC 185 co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie picked up a key victory over Larissa Moreira Pacheco.

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UFC 185: "Pettis vs Dos Anjos" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas tonight for UFC 185: “Pettis vs dos Anjos.” The event was headlined by a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and top-ranked challenger Rafael dos Anjos.

In tonight’s co-main event, UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza made her first title defence against Joanna Jędrzejczyk in a much-anticipated bout that determined a new number one at 115 pounds. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For March 2015In her shortest fight to date, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey retained her UFC title with a 14-second submission win on February 28th at UFC 184. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion finished top contender “Alpha” Cat Zingano with a straight armbar and remains atop the 135-pound rankings.

One night before Rousey won at UFC 184, rival Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino retained her Invicta FC Featherweight Championship with a 46-second destruction of Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet at Invicta FC 11. On the same card, Alexa Grasso picked up a big win in the strawweight co-feature.

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Satoko Shinashi Submits Emi Yamamoto At Deep: "71 Impact"Deep Women’s Flyweight Champion “Princess” Satoko Shinashi earned another quick and easy submission win on Saturday night at Deep: “71 Impact” in Tokyo, Japan. Shinashi finished Emi Yamamoto with an armbar early in the first round of their featured 45-kilogram (99-pound) bout.

Since returning to MMA in October following a six-year retirement, Shinashi has set her sights on securing a future fight against Road FC star Ga Yeon “Deadly Beauty” Song, who defeated Yamamoto this past August. Shinashi has now racked up three straight first-round finishes in a four-month period.

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Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm Victorious In UFC 184 HeadlinersUFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey retained her title with another lightning-fast victory in the main event of UFC 184: “Rousey vs Zingano” tonight in Los Angeles, California. Rousey submitted top contender “Alpha” Cat Zingano with a straight armbar in just 14 seconds.

Rousey kept her perfect professional record and aura of invincibility intact with tonight’s slick submission win. In the co-main event, a potential future title challenger, Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm, made a successful UFC debut with a close decision win over Raquel “Rocky” Pennington.

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UFC 184: "Rousey vs Zingano" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Staples Center in Los Angeles, California tonight for UFC 184: “Rousey vs Zingano.” The event is headlined by a long-awaited UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship showdown between “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and “Alpha” Cat Zingano.

In the bantamweight co-main event, Raquel “Rocky” Pennington welcomes former pound-for-pound boxing star Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm to the Octagon. Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger battles Josh Koscheck in a welterweight bout. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Invicta FC 11 Bonuses: Grasso-Inoue Named Fight Of The NightMexican strawweight standout Alexa Grasso earned her biggest victory to date in the co-main event of Invicta Fighting Championships 11 on Friday night in Los Angeles, California. Grasso outpointed highly-touted Japanese prospect Mizuki Inoue in the action-packed Invicta FC 11 Fight of the Night.

Grasso and Inoue earned an extra $1500 for Fight of the Night honours, but they were not the only fighters on the card who took home bonuses. Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino and Grasso’s teammate, Irene Aldana “Robles,” each earned Performances of the Night.

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