UFC 253: "Adesanya vs Costa" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates tonight for UFC 253: “Adesanya vs Costa.” The event was headlined by a UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya and Paulo Henrique “The Eraser” Costa.

In tonight’s co-main event, Dominick “The Devastator” Reyes battled Jan Blachowicz for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Also on the main card, Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France met Brandon “Raw Dawg” Royval at flyweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s card.

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UFC Fight Night 178: "Covington vs Woodley" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship staged its latest event tonight at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Night 178: “Covington vs Woodley” was headlined by a welterweight grudge match between former training partners Colby “Chaos” Covington and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley.

In the welterweight co-feature, Octagon veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone clashed with Niko “The Hybrid” Price. Elsewhere on tonight’s main card, Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev faced off against Gerald “GM3” Meerschaert at 170 pounds. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 178.

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Invicta FC 42 Results: Alesha Zappitella Captures Atomweight TitleAlesha “Half Pint” Zappitella earned her third straight victory and captured championship gold tonight at Invicta Fighting Championships 42 in Kansas City, Kansas. The standout wrestler submitted long-time contender Ashley “Smashley” Cummins to win the vacant Invicta FC atomweight title.

Zappitella gained momentum as tonight’s championship main event bout progressed and she employed a shoulder choke to secure the title victory and a Performance of the Night bonus in the fourth round. In the co-main event, Lisa “Battle Angel” Verzosa edged out Raquel “Lionheart” Canuto.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 42 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its latest all-female card tonight at Police Athletic League in Kansas City, Kansas. Invicta FC 42 featured a vacant Invicta FC Atomweight Championship bout between top-ranked contenders Ashley “Smashley” Cummins and Alesha “Half Pint” Zappitella.

In the bantamweight co-feature, former title challenger Lisa “Battle Angel” Verzosa squared off against the returning Raquel “Lionheart” Canuto. Also on the card, Jéssica Correa Delboni met Hérica Tibúrcio at strawweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s Invicta FC 42 card.

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Tomo Maesawa vs Hikaru Aono Title Bout Headlines Deep Jewels 30Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion Tomo Maesawa will make the final defence of her title on October 31st at Deep Jewels 30 in Tokyo, Japan. Maesawa, competing in her retirement bout, will face off against challenger Hikaru Aono in one of eight matchups announced for the card today.

In addition to the championship headliner, Deep Jewels 30 will also feature a flyweight bout between veteran grappler Yuko “Amiba” Oya and prospect Aoi Kuriyama. Elsewhere on the card, Deep Jewels mainstay Pan “Kai” Hui squares off against Sakura Mori in a 49kg super atomweight matchup.

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Rena Kubota vs Emi Tomimatsu Announced For Rizin FF 24Multi-time Shoot Boxing Girls S-Cup Champion Rena Kubota faces one of her toughest MMA opponents to date on September 27th at Rizin Fighting Federation 24 in Saitama, Japan. Kubota will square off against former Jewels titleholder Emi Tomimatsu, a 31-fight veteran, in a 53kg matchup.

Rizin FF officials announced the fight today. Kubota capped off 2019 with back-to-back TKO victories including a third-round stoppage of Lindsey “Damsel” VanZandt in the pair’s Rizin FF 20 rematch on New Year’s Eve. Tomimatsu looks to rebound from a decision setback at Road FC 57.

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UFC Fight Night 177: "Waterson vs Hill" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC Fight Night 177: “Waterson vs Hill.” The card was headlined by a strawweight contender’s bout between former Invicta FC titleholders Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson and Angela “Overkill” Hill.

In the lightweight co-main event, Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar squared off against Khama “The Deathstar” Worthy. Elsewhere on tonight’s main card, Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi took on Andrea “KGB” Lee in a flyweight rematch. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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UFC Fight Night 176: "Overeem vs Sakai" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship staged its latest event tonight at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Night 176: “Overeem vs Sakai” was headlined by a heavyweight matchup between veteran contender Alistair “Demolition Man” Overeem and Brazilian rising star Augusto Sakai.

In the light heavyweight co-main event, Ovince “OSP” St. Preux squared off against Alonzo Menifield. Elsewhere on the main card, Michel “Demolidor” Pereira faced off against Zelim Imadaev in a featured welterweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s abbreviated UFC card.

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