UFC Fight Night 198: "Vieira vs Tate" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada today for UFC Fight Night 198: “Vieira vs Tate.” The event was headlined by a women’s bantamweight bout between contender Ketlen “Fenômeno” Vieira and former UFC champion Miesha “Cupcake” Tate.

In the welterweight co-feature, “Maverick” Michael Chiesa met unbeaten prospect Sean Brady. Elsewhere on the main card, Joanne “JoJo” Wood faced off against once-beaten Brazilian standout Taila Santos in a women’s flyweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Rena Kubota Stops Miyuu Yamamoto In Rizin FF 32 Main EventWhile the victory did not come easily, Rena Kubota made it two-for-two against rival Miyuu Yamamoto tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 32 in Okinawa, Japan. Kubota survived Yamamoto’s strong ground and pound, then finished her with a counter knee and punches in the 50kg main event.

Kubota, who submitted Yamamoto at Rizin FF 2 five years ago, sustained significant swelling and a cut above her right eye during tonight’s rematch, but she instantly changed the course of the bout with the single knee strike. Also tonight, Mizuki “Nisse” Oshiro narrowly edged out Aira Koga at 49kg.

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UFC Fight Night 197: "Holloway vs Rodriguez" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada today for UFC Fight Night 197: “Holloway vs Rodriguez.” The event featured a featherweight bout between ex-champ Max “Blessed” Holloway and Yair “El Pantera” Rodriguez, who returned following a two-year hiatus.

In today’s heavyweight co-main event, “Big” Ben Rothwell took on Marcos Rogério “Pezão” de Lima. Elsewhere on the main card, Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer met the returning Leah “Nidas” Letson in featured featherweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 197.

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UFC 268: “Usman vs Covington 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York tonight for UFC 268: “Usman vs Covington 2.” The card was headlined by a UFC Welterweight Championship grudge rematch as Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman met Colby “Chaos” Covington.

In the co-main event, UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion “Thug” Rose Namajunas faced former champ Weili “Magnum” Zhang, whom Namajunas quickly defeated for the title during the pair’s first fight at UFC 261 in April. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 268 card tonight.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For November 2021More than seven years after he first challenged for UFC title gold, Brazil’s Glover Teixeira captured the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 30th at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The 19-year veteran submitted Jan Blachowicz and now takes over the top spot at 205.

Elsewhere at UFC 267, Petr “No Mercy” Yan defeated Cory “The Sandman” Sandhagen to win the UFC Interim Bantamweight Championship. At Rizin FF 31, two-division Deep and Deep Jewels champion Saori Oshima upset Kanna Asakura and now debuts in the women’s super atomweight rankings.

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UFC 267: "Blachowicz vs Teixeira" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship made its return to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates today for UFC 267: “Blachowicz vs Teixeira.” The event was headlined by a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between champ Jan Blachowicz and long-time contender Glover Teixeira.

In the co-main event, Petr “No Mercy” Yan took on Cory “The Sandman” Sandhagen for the UFC Interim Bantamweight Championship. Also on the main card today, Islam Makhachev faced off against Dan “The Hangman” Hooker at lightweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC 267.

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Saori Oshima Upsets Kanna Asakura In Rizin FF 31 Co-HeadlinerTwo-division Deep and Deep Jewels champion Saori Oshima wowed fans with her breakout performance tonight in the co-main event of Rizin Fighting Federation 31 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Oshima earned her fourth straight win by upsetting Kanna Asakura via a hard-fought Split Decision.

The opening round was dominated by Oshima, who quickly took Asakura down and kept her on the defensive with punches and non-stop submission attempts. Asakura rallied in the second half of the fight, but she could not keep up with the work rate of Oshima, who took the well-deserved win.

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UFC Fight Night 196: "Costa vs Vettori" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship wrapped up its latest series of events at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada today with UFC Fight Night 196: “Costa vs Vettori.” The event was headlined by a light heavyweight matchup between Paulo “The Eraser” Costa and Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori.

In the lightweight co-main event, Grant “KGD” Dawson took on Ricky “The Gladiator” Glenn. Elsewhere on the main card, Jessica-Rose “Jessy Jess” Clark battled Joselyne “La Pantera” Edwards Laboriel in a bantamweight bout. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 196.

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