Tecia Torres, Jessica Penne Earn Big Wins At UFC 265In one of her best performances to date, Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres extended her winning streak to three with a well-deserved Unanimous Decision victory tonight at UFC 265 in Houston, Texas. Torres outpointed strawweight rival Angela “Overkill” Hill in a featured main card rematch.

In other strawweight action on tonight’s card, former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Jessica Penne continued her climb back up the 115-pound rankings with a quick and impressive victory. Penne submitted former UFC title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz with a slick first-round armbar.

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UFC 265: "Lewis vs Gane" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to Toyota Center in Houston, Texas tonight for UFC 265: “Lewis vs Gane.” The event was headlined by a UFC Interim Heavyweight Championship bout between Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis and undefeated rising star Ciryl “Bon Gamin” Gane.

In the bantamweight co-feature, José “Scarface” Aldo battled Pedro “The Young Punisher” Munhoz. Elsewhere on tonight’s main card, “Maverick” Michael Chiesa took on Vicente “The Silent Assassin” Luque in featured welterweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC 265.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For August 2021While grudges may not have been settled, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier picked up his second victory over rival “The Notorious” Conor McGregor on July 10th at UFC 264 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Poirier defeated McGregor by doctor stoppage after one round to retain his top-two ranking at 155 pounds.

On the same UFC 264 card, Gilbert “Durinho” Burns earned a Unanimous Decision victory over Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson to remain in the top three at welterweight, and T.J. Dillashaw returned to the bantamweight rankings thanks to his contentious Split Decision win at UFC on ESPN 28.

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UFC On ESPN 28: "Hall vs Strickland" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship stayed at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada today for UFC on ESPN 28: “Hall vs Strickland.” The event featured a middleweight matchup between veteran contender Uriah “Primetime” Hall and rising star Sean “Tarzan” Strickland, who had won four straight fights.

In the revised co-main event, Cheyanne “The Warrior Princess” Buys faced Gloria “Glorinha” de Paula in a women’s strawweight matchup. Also on the main card, Niklas “Green Mask” Stolze battled Jared “Nite Train” Gooden in welterweight action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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Two Title Bouts Set To Headline Eight-Fight Invicta FC 44 CardTwo new champions will be crowned on August 27th at Invicta Fighting Championships 44: “A New Era” in Kansas City, Kansas. In the main event, Emily “Gordinha” Ducote makes her second bid for the vacant Invicta FC Strawweight Championship when she faces “Dynamite” Danielle Taylor.

The Invicta FC 44 co-main event sees Lisa “Battle Angel” Verzosa take on Taneisha “Triple Threat” Tennant for the vacant Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship. Both title bouts were first reported by MMAFighting.com, and the rest of the card was subsequently announced by the promotion.

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UFC On ESPN 27: "Sandhagen vs Dillashaw" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC on ESPN 27: “Sandhagen vs Dillashaw.” The event featured a bantamweight contender’s matchup between Cory “Sandman” Sandhagen and ex-champ T.J. Dillashaw, who returned from suspension.

In the bantamweight co-main event, Kyler “Matrix” Phillips looked to extend his winning streak when he took on Raulian Paiva. Elsewhere on the main card, Darren “The Damage” Elkins squared off against Darrick Minner at featherweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s card.

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Ayaka Hamasaki vs Emi Fujino Rematch Announced For Rizin FF 30Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki makes her return to action on September 19th at Rizin Fighting Federation 30 in Saitama, Japan. Hamasaki is set to face off against fellow veteran Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino in a rematch from the pair’s first fight in 2012.

Rizin FF officials announced the non-title 49kg matchup today. Hamasaki regained her championship in December and successfully defended it at Rizin FF 27. Fujino, who captured the Pancrase Women’s Strawweight Championship in late 2019, will drop down in weight for her Rizin debut.

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Miesha Tate Triumphs In Return To MMA At UFC On ESPN 26Following a layoff of more than four and a half years, former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha “Cupcake” Tate made a triumphant return to competition tonight at UFC on ESPN 26: “Makhachev vs Moises.” Tate stopped the retiring Marion “The Belizean Bruiser” Reneau in round three.

Tonight’s victory was Tate’s first since she captured the title at UFC 196 in March 2016, while Reneau capped off her 11-year career. Also on the UFC on ESPN 26 card, Amanda “Amandinha” Lemos steamrolled former Invicta FC contender Montserrat “Conejo” Ruiz in a brief strawweight matchup.

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