UFC Fight Night 87: "Overeem vs Arlovski" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship made its way to Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands tonight for UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs Arlovski.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and former champ Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski.

In tonight’s heavyweight co-main event, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva took on Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve. Albert “Einstein” Tumenov battled Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson, and Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie faced Anna “Panda” Elmose. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Invicta FC 17 Bonuses: Ostovich vs Beck Named Fight Of The NightFlyweight prospect Rachael Ostovich earned a key victory on Saturday night at Invicta Fighting Championships 17 in Costa Mesa, California. The Hawaiian edged out Ariel Beck on the preliminary card, and both Ostovich and Beck took home an additional $1500 for Fight of the Night honours.

MMARising.com confirmed the bonus with Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, along with two Performance of the Night winners. Newly-crowned Invicta FC Strawweight Champion Angela “Overkill” Hill and featherweight contender Megan Anderson earned an additional $1000 for their wins.

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Invicta FC 17 Results: Tonya Evinger, Angela Hill Victorious In Title BoutsInvicta FC Bantamweight Champion Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger retained her 135-pound title with a dominant decision win tonight at Invicta Fighting Championships 17 in Costa Mesa, California. Evinger defeated a game but overmatched Colleen “The Thoroughbred” Schneider in the main event.

Tonight’s card also featured a second title fight. In the 115-pound co-feature, Angela “Overkill” Hill earned her third straight win and captured the Invicta FC Strawweight Championship by edging out the previously unbeaten Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza in an entertaining, back-and-forth five-round battle.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 17 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its 17th all-female card tonight at The Hangar at The OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California. The Invicta FC 17 card featured a bantamweight championship bout between Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger and Colleen “The Thoroughbred” Schneider.

In tonight’s co-main event, Invicta FC Strawweight Champion Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza put her title on the line against Angela “Overkill” Hill. Latoya “Black Mamba” Walker battled Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet at 145. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s Invicta FC 17 card.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 17 Live Weigh-In ResultsWeigh-ins for Invicta Fighting Championships 17 took place this afternoon at the Costa Mesa Marriott in Costa Mesa, California. Bantamweight champion Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger defends against Colleen “The Thoroughbred” Schneider in the 135-pound main event of Saturday’s all-female fight card.

In the co-feature, Invicta FC Strawweight Champion Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza puts her title on the line against Angela “Overkill” Hill. Latoya “Black Mamba” Walker battles Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet at featherweight. MMARising.com has live coverage for today’s Invicta FC 17 weigh-ins.

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Angela Lee Defeats Mei Yamaguchi, Wins Title At ONE Championship 42Angela “Unstoppable” Lee kept her undefeated record intact and scored the biggest win of her MMA career tonight at ONE Championship 42: “Ascent To Power” in Kallang, Singapore. The 19-year-old star edged out “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi to become the inaugural ONE Women’s Atomweight Champion.

Tonight’s main event bout was a thrilling back-and-forth battle that featured countless submission attempts from both fighters. Lee had Yamaguchi in danger on multiple occasions, but Yamaguchi nearly knocked her opponent out early in round three. After 25 minutes of action, Lee took home the title.

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TUF 23 Quarterfinal: Tatiana Suarez Padilla Submits J.J. AldrichTeam Claudia kept its perfect record intact with another victory in tonight’s first female quarterfinal bout on The Ultimate Fighter 23: “Team Joanna vs Team Claudia.” First-pick Tatiana Suarez Padilla earned a second-round submission victory over Team Joanna’s number one pick J.J. Aldrich.

With coach Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha looking on, Suarez Padilla secured a tight rear-naked choke that forced Aldrich to tap out. The submission finish gave Team Claudia an early 2-0 lead over the opposing squad, which is led by undefeated UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna JÄ™drzejczyk.

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Holly Holm vs Valentina Shevchenko Planned For UFC On FOX 20Former UFC women’s bantamweight ace Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm looks to get back into title contention when she returns to the Octagon on July 23rd at UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago, Illinois. Holm faces off against Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko in what may serve as the night’s main event.

The matchup was announced during Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight. Holm suffered her first loss and relinquished her title to Miesha “Cupcake” Tate in a thrilling back-and-forth battle at UFC 196 in March. Shevchenko lost a decision to Amanda “Lioness” Nunes earlier on the UFC 196 card.

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