UFC 283: "Teixeira vs Hill" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil tonight for UFC 283: “Teixeira vs Hill.” The card featured a vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship matchup between former champion Glover Teixeira and rising star Jamahal “Sweet Dreams” Hill.

In the co-main event, UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson “Deus da Guerra” Figueiredo and interim titleholder Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno squared off for a fourth time in order to attempt to determine an undisputed champion. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 283 card.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 51 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships returned to ReelWorks Denver in Denver, Colorado tonight with its latest all-female card. Invicta FC 51 was headlined by an Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship matchup between reigning champion Taneisha “Triple Threat” Tennant and challenger Talita Bernardo.

In the co-feature, Kristina “Warhorse” Williams and Ketlen “Esquentadinha” Souza met for the vacant Invicta FC Flyweight Championship. Elsewhere on the card, Serena “The Southpaw Outlaw” DeJesus faced “Big Bad” Olga Rubin. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the Invicta FC 51 card.

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UFC Fight Night 217: "Strickland vs Imavov" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship held its first event of 2023 tonight at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight matchup between Sean “Tarzan” Strickland, who stepped in to compete as a replacement on very short notice, and Nassourdine Imavov.

In the featherweight co-main event, Dan “50K” Ige took on Damon “Action” Jackson. Elsewhere on the main card, Punahele “Story Time” Soriano squared off against Roman Kopylov in a featured middleweight showdown. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC Fight Night 217 card.

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Rin Nakai vs Aoi Kuriyama Added To Deep Jewels 40 CardDeep Jewels Flyweight Champion Rin Nakai’s hopes to return to the UFC will have to wait, as she will remain in Japan for her next fight. Nakai is scheduled to face Aoi Kuriyama in a flyweight matchup at Deep Jewels 40, which will take place on February 18th at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo.

Deep Jewels officials announced the bout on Monday. Nakai, who recently signed with new management, has not fought since she won the vacant Deep Jewels flyweight title this past May. Kuriyama was unbeaten in 2022, earning decision wins in both of her bouts under the Deep Jewels banner.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For January 2023Seika Izawa held on to the top spot in the women’s super atomweight rankings with a razor-thin Split Decision victory on December 31st at Rizin Fighting Federation 40 in Saitama, Japan. Izawa defeated Si Woo Park in the finals of the 2022 Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Grand Prix.

In December UFC action, Magomed Ankalaev and Jan Blachowicz fought to a Split Draw in their UFC 282 main event, which had been intended to crown a new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. At middleweight, Jared “The Killa Gorilla” Cannonier edged Sean “Tarzan” Strickland at UFC Fight Night 216.

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Seika Izawa Defeats Si Woo Park Again, Wins Grand Prix At Rizin FF 40Rizin FF and Deep Jewels champ Seika Izawa added a third championship to her collection with a close and hard-fought Split Decision victory tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 40 in Saitama, Japan. Izawa narrowly edged out rival Si Woo “Korean Queen Bee” Park in a closely-contested rematch.

Izawa, who previously won both the Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Championship and the Deep Jewels Strawweight Championship, captured Rizin’s women’s super atomweight grand prix title with tonight’s win. Post-fight, she expressed an interest in facing Invicta FC ace Jillian DeCoursey.

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Seven Fights Announced For Deep Jewels 40 On February 18Seven fights are now official for Deep Jewels 40, which will take place on February 18, 2023 at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. The first Deep Jewels event of the new year features a strawweight matchup between rising star Namiko “Hime” Kawabata and highly-touted prospect Machi Fukuda.

Deep Jewels officials announced the Kawabata-Fukuda fight and six more bouts today. Among them is a 49kg super atomweight showdown between former two-time atomweight title challenger Hikaru Aono and popular Deep Jewels star Kate “Lotus” Oyama, who is coming off of a win in September.

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UFC Fight Night 216: "Cannonier vs Strickland" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC Fight Night 216: “Cannonier vs Strickland.” The final UFC event of the year was headlined by a middleweight contender’s bout between Jared “The Killa Gorilla” Cannonier and Sean “Tarzan” Strickland.

In the lightweight co-main event, Arman “Ahalkalakets” Tsarukyan took on Damir Ismagulov. Elsewhere on the main card tonight, Amir “The Prince” Albazi clashed with Alessandro “Nono” Costa in a featured flyweight fight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC Fight Night 216 card.

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