Amanda Nunes, Amanda Lemos Score Quick Victories At UFC 259UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes posted another quick and emphatic victory tonight at UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs Adesanya” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nunes finished title challenger Megan Anderson with a reverse triangle straight armbar early in the first round.

In addition to Nunes’s latest successful title defence, UFC 259 featured a women’s strawweight bout on the preliminary card. Rising star Amanda Lemos made short work of former Invicta FC champ Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza, finishing with a barrage of punches in a brief and one-sided fight.

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UFC 259: "Blachowicz vs Adesanya" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship stayed at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs Adesanya.” The event featured a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Jan Blachowicz and current middleweight titleholder Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya.

In the co-feature, two-division UFC champ Amanda “Lioness” Nunes put her women’s featherweight title on the line against Megan Anderson. UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr “No Mercy” Yan defended against Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC 259.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For March 2021UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman made another successful defence of his title on February 13th at UFC 258 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Usman stopped ex-training partner Gilbert “Durinho” Burns in the third round and remains on top of the 170-pound rankings.

Other UFC 258 winners included flyweight Alexa Grasso and middleweight Kelvin Gastelum. At heavyweight, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis rallied to knock out Curtis “Razor” Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 185, and Ciryl “Bon Gamin” Gane outworked Jairzinho “Bigi Boy” Rozenstruik one week later.

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UFC Fight Night 186: "Rozenstruik vs Gane" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC Fight Night 186: “Rozenstruik vs Gane.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout between heavy-handed knockout artists Jairzinho “Bigi Boy” Rozenstruik and Ciryl “Bon Gamin” Gane.

In the light heavyweight co-main event, Nikita “The Miner” Krylov took on Magomed Ankalaev. Elsewhere on the main card, Montana De La Rosa squared off against Mayra “Sheetara” Bueno Silva in a featured flyweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 186.

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UFC Fight Night 185: "Blaydes vs Lewis" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship stayed at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC Fight Night 185: “Blaydes vs Lewis.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight contender’s bout between standout wrestler Curtis “Razor” Blaydes and hard-hitting Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis.

In tonight’s co-main event, Ketlen “Fenômeno” Vieira, who weighed in over the bantamweight limit, took on Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya. Elsewhere on the main card, Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa battled Darrick Minner in featherweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Alexa Grasso, Polyana Viana Earn Impressive Wins At UFC 258Former strawweight contender Alexa Grasso made it two for two as a UFC flyweight with a hard-fought Unanimous Decision victory tonight at UFC 258: “Usman vs Burns” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grasso held off a late rally from the returning Maycee “The Future” Barber in tonight’s co-main event.

Also on tonight’s card, Polyana “Dama de Ferro” Viana earned her second straight first-round finish in a featured strawweight bout. Viana showcased her slick ground skills en route to submitting Malloy Martin with an armbar, and the quick victory earned Viana a Performance of the Night bonus.

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UFC 258: "Usman vs Burns" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC 258: “Usman vs Burns.” The event was headlined by a UFC Welterweight Championship bout between champion Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman and challenger Gilbert “Durinho” Burns.

In the flyweight co-main event, Maycee “The Future” Barber returned to face off against standout striker Alexa Grasso. Elsewhere on the main card, Kelvin Gastelum took on Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch in middleweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s UFC 258 card.

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Ayaka Hamasaki vs Kanna Asakura Title Rematch Set For Rizin FF 27After regaining her title in December, Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki will face a familiar foe in her first championship defence on March 21st at Rizin Fighting Federation 27 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Hamasaki is set to face 2017 Grand Prix winner Kanna Asakura.

Rizin FF officials announced the rematch today. Hamasaki and Asakura first clashed in the inaugural women’s super atomweight title bout at Rizin FF 14 in late 2018, with Hamasaki prevailing via second-round armbar. Asakura earned her second shot at the belt by racking up four straight victories.

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