UFC Fight Night 205: "Lemos vs Andrade" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship remained at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC Fight Night 205: “Lemos vs Andrade.” The card was headlined by a strawweight bout between Amanda “Amandinha” Lemos and former champ Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade, who returned to 115 pounds.

In the lightweight co-feature, veteran Clay “The Carpenter” Guida took on Claudio “El Niño” Puelles. Elsewhere on tonight’s main card, Maycee “The Future” Barber faced Montana De La Rosa in a featured flyweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC Fight Night 205 card.

Read More…

Seika Izawa Defeats Ayaka Hamasaki Again, Wins Title At Rizin FF 35Deep Jewels Strawweight Champion Seika Izawa stayed unbeaten and also added a second title to her collection tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 35 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. Izawa defeated Ayaka Hamasaki once again in a rematch to become Rizin FF Women’s Super Atomweight Champion.

While tonight’s victory was not as dominant as in December, when Izawa stopped Hamasaki in the second round of their non-title bout at Rizin FF 33, it was nevertheless an excellent performance from the fast-rising star. Izawa discussed future plans and potential opponents following her win tonight.

Read More…

Kanna Asakura Earns Key Win Over Satomi Takano At Rizin FF 35Former two-time Rizin FF title challenger Kanna Asakura got back on track with a much-needed victory tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 35 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. Asakura took a hard-fought Unanimous Decision over Shooto champion Satomi “Sarami” Takano in a 49kg super atomweight bout.

Asakura, who was coming off of back-to-back Split Decision defeats in 2021, used her wrestling skills to take Takano down multiple times tonight. Takano was active off of her back with submission attempts, but Asakura’s top control and ground and pound were enough to earn her a close win.

Read More…

UFC On ESPN 34: “Luque vs Muhammad 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC on ESPN 34: “Luque vs Muhammad 2.” The event featured a welterweight rematch between Vicente “The Silent Assassin” Luque and fellow contender Belal “Remember The Name” Muhammad.

In the middleweight co-feature, Caio Borralho battled Gadzhi Omargadzhiev. Elsewhere on the main card, Miguel “Caramel Thunder” Baeza faced Andre Fialho at welterweight. Mayra “Sheetara” Bueno Silva met Yanan “Mulan” Wu at 135. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC on ESPN 34.

Read More…

Flyweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Matchups Set For Deep Jewels 37The semi-final matchups in the Deep Jewels Flyweight Grand Prix are now official for Deep Jewels 37, which takes place on May 8th at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In one of two semi-finals, determined by a random draw conducted earlier this week, Rin Nakai will face Tae “Te-a” Murayama.

The second semi-final bout pits promotional veteran Shizuka Sugiyama against Aoi Kuriyama, and the winners of the semi-finals will then face off later in the night to crown the first Deep Jewels Flyweight Champion. The Deep Jewels 37 card will also feature two additional championship fights.

Read More…

UFC 273: "Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida tonight for UFC 273: “Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie.” In the main event, UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski faced challenger “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung.

The UFC Bantamweight Championship was also on the line tonight in the co-main event as Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling battled Petr “No Mercy” Yan in a rematch from the pair’s first bout in March 2021, which ended in a disqualification. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 273 card.

Read More…

Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For April 2022Strawweight contender Marina Rodriguez took a step closer to a UFC title shot with a close and hard-fought victory on March 5th at UFC 272 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rodriguez edged out Xiaonan “Fury” Yan on the scorecards and she now enters the top five in the stacked 115-pound women’s rankings.

At UFC Fight Night 204, Tom Aspinall earned his fifth straight stoppage win inside the Octagon by submitting Alexander “Drago” Volkov to crack the heavyweight top ten. At Deep Jewels 36, Namiko “Hime” Kawabata earned a spot in the women’s super atomweight ranks by upsetting Saori Oshima.

Read More…

UFC On ESPN 33: "Blaydes vs Daukaus" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio tonight for UFC on ESPN 33: “Blaydes vs Daukaus.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight matchup between Curtis “Razor” Blaydes and Chris Daukaus, who both looked to get back into contention.

In the flyweight co-main event, Joanne “JoJo” Wood took on Alexa Grasso. Elsewhere on the main card, 14-year UFC veteran Matt “The Immortal” Brown battled fellow striker Bryan “Bam Bam” Barberena in a featured welterweight matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

Read More…