Ronda Rousey left the Staples Center in Los Angeles with another arm to add to her collection. The most dangerous woman on the planet was able to tap out her opponent, the previously undefeated Cat Zingano, with a straight armbar in just 14 seconds flat. This beat the previous record for fastest finish in a title fight which was held by former heavyweight king Andrei Arlovski that had held up since UFC 55. Rousey came just one second away from beating the record back at UFC 175 when she knocked out Alexis Davis in just 16 seconds. After last night, she now holds the 1st...Continue reading »
Rousey has said it herself. Cat Zingano is the most complete opponent she’s ever been matched up against. She has the wrestling, she has the jits, her Muay Thai is above average and she oozes confidence. Cat Zingano believes that this is her time. She’s been through a lot worse than anything Rousey can throw at her in her personal life over the past couple of years. She plans on turning Rousey’s face into soup and she will not stop until someone wearing a black and white striped uniform pulls her off. One of the things Zingano is known for is her ability...Continue reading »
8 fighters will look to impress this Friday night in Los Angeles in an effort to make that jump to the main card in their next Invicta FC outing. Check out the live Invicta FC 11 ‘Cyborg vs. Tweet’ prelims for free below. via UFC: Invicta FC 11 Prelims begin at 10p/7p ETPT and include J.J. Aldrich vs. Jamie Moyle, Amy Montenegro vs. Brianna Van Buren, Rachel Cummins vs. Christine Stanley and Aspen Ladd vs. Ana Carolina Vidal. Watch the main card live on UFCFIGHTPASS.com cover image credit – Esther Lin/Invcta FC ...
The Event Deck in Los Angeles will be the setting for today’s UFC 184 weigh-in where UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and longtime #1 contender Cat Zingano will look to make it all official. Also on the card, pro boxing phenom Holly Holm will bring her Octagon debut when she takes on TUF 18 semi-finalist Raquel Pennington in a pivotal women’s bantamweight bout that carries title implications. Plenty of eyes will also be on welterweight veterans Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck who both are returning to the Octagon after extended layoffs. ...
Mohammed Alshatri made quite the impression in his pro mixed martial arts debut this past weekend inside of the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. From the word go, the Michigan Top Team product looked very comfortable in the contest, especially in the clinch where he would victimize his opponent, Luke Hnevsa, for most of the fight. Showing his killer instinct, Alshatri would follow Hnevsa to the ground to pound him out after dropping him with a left knee that landed flush. Alshatri would then make a veteran move by letting Hnevsa back up when he knew...Continue reading »
The smart money was on the underdog in Porto Algre, Brazil for UFC Fight Night 61. One man even turned a dollar into almost 50 G’s by betting 8 men and 1 woman who the oddsmakers were betting against. Below, we’ll take a quick look at the four finishes that earned the fighters involved an extra $50K of their own. SuperDwyer This superman punch that Canadian welterweight Matt Dwyer landed beats the last 1000 thrown by WWE Superstar Roman Reigns – combined. Too old for what? 37-year-old Marion ‘The Bruiser’ Reneau was told to find...Continue reading »
His name is “Smile’n” Sam Alvey (25-6 MMA, 2- UFC), and he’s one of the most likeable guys in the sport of mixed martial arts today. His nickname comes from the sadistic almost Jokeresque look he has on his face whether he’s getting punched in the face or knocking you senseless – it tends to be the latter. Last night in Porto Alegre, Alvey pocketed an extra $50K for his brutal short coma inducing performance of the night KO over Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira (8-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC). That makes it 16 career KO’s for the Team...Continue reading »
UFC 184 co-main eventer Raquel Pennington will have a tough test ahead of her in Los Angeles this coming Saturday night when she takes on pro boxer turned MMA KO machine Holly Holm. So, what does Pennington have heading into her fight with Holm that could be called an advantage. Certainly sharing time inside of the cage with competitors like current #1 contender Cat Zingano, future Hall of Violence inductee Leslie Smith and WMMA pioneer Roxanne Modaferri doesn’t hurt. Holm has yet to have that “marquee” fight in mixed martial arts. And while she may...Continue reading »