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Mackenzie Dern Says Fight Offer Was Turned Down By Carla Esparza

Arizona native and grappling ace Mackenzie Dern claims the former inaugural strawweight champion turned her down before the Marina Rodriguez fight materialized. Slated for Oct. 9, two surging strawweights will vie for supremacy that advances them one step closer to a championship opportunity. This bout is important for the...

Report: Amanda Ribas vs. Virna Jandiroba On Deck For UFC 267

Amanda Ribas vs. Virna Jandiroba reportedly on tap for UFC 267.

Amanda Ribas Calls Out Xiaonan Yan For A Fight

With both athletes coming off a loss, Amanda Ribas is calling on Xiaonan Yan to take a fight with her following the Chinese contender's loss to Carla Esparza last month. The #11-ranked strawweight Amanda Ribas is ready to return to the Octagon after her last fight against Marina Rodriguez...

Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill Rescheduled for UFC Fight Night on June 5

Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill strawweight bout did not take long to find a new date. Amanda Ribas will be facing Angela Hill on June 5th after their fight got canceled just hours before UFC Vegas 26 was about to start this past weekend. Their bout is expected to take...

Amanda Ribas Out Of UFC Vegas 26 Fight Due to COVID-19

Amanda Ribas is out of her scheduled UFC Vegas 26 fight against Angela Hill due to COVID-19 protocols, as reported by ESPN shortly ago. The UFC will be looking to rebook the fight at a later date. Ribas was looking to bounce back from the first loss of her UFC...

Amanda Ribas Ready For Big Return After Highly Emotional Loss

After being outstruck against Marina Rodriguez in late Jan, Amanda Ribas will not dwell on the negative and is eager to step back into the octagon. Following a 4-0 start to her UFC career, her happy personality wasn't the only trait dominating the UFC headlines. With a win over...

UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs. Waterson Weigh-In Results & Preview

The UFC Vegas 26 weigh-ins are complete. While the main card remains untouched, there were two fights pulled from the lineup. Although every fight on the main card remains intact, there was still a miss from Diego Ferreira, who will be competing against Gregor Gillespie. Ferreira will be fined 30%...

Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill Agreed For May 8 Fight Night Card

A bout between two ranked strawweights is coming directly your way on May 8 when Amanda Ribas (#10) faces Angela Hill (#12). As initially reported by MMA Fighting, Ribas and Hill will be going at it in a fight that should be expected to bring the fireworks. Ribas and Hill...

Marina Rodriguez Addresses Controversial False Stoppage At UFC 257

Marina Rodriguez would love to have an extra $50,000 on top of her $50,000 bonus for Performance of the Night because she believes she had not one but two knockouts during the fight. The UFC 257 pay per view opened with two of the hottest prospects in the strawweight division...

Amanda Ribas Wants to be More Than Just Another Fighter at UFC 257

Amanda Ribas has a main card spot at UFC 257. The first pay-per-view of the year with a high profile main event between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Being attached to a card of this magnitude can carry a lot of weight for those that walk away winners on...

Amanda Ribas Details Unlikely Alliance With Paige VanZant

Rising UFC strawweight Amanda Ribas has formed an unlikely alliance with a previous opponent to aid in her preparation for Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257. The sport of mixed martial arts is a unique organism. For as violent and vicious as it is, there is still a level of camaraderie...

Marina Rodriguez Replaces Waterson To Face Amanda Ribas At UFC 257

Within hours of the news that Michelle Waterson is out of her UFC 257 bout against Amanda Ribas, Marina Rodriguez has stepped in to take her place in what is now a Brazil vs. Brazil strawweight showcase. As reported by AG Fight, Marina Rodriguez will now be facing Amanda Ribas...

Michelle Waterson Out of UFC 257 Bout Against Amanda Ribas

Michelle Waterson is out of her UFC 257 strawweight bout against rising prospect Amanda Ribas. According to an MMA Fighting report, Michelle Waterson was forced to withdraw from her scheduled bout against #9-ranked Amanda Ribas at UFC 257. There are no additional details at this time of what caused Waterson out...

Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Ribas Booked For UFC 257

A pivotal strawweight bout will be going down on Jan. 23 at UFC 257. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, Michelle Waterson will take on rising contender, Amanda Ribas on the pay-per-view-card. According to the report, the fight is not signed as of yet but both have agreed to the matchup. Michelle...

UFC 251 Highlights: Amanda Ribas Taps Paige VanZant

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant opened the main card at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a women’s flyweight bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi's Yas Island aka Fight Island. Ribas didn’t face a huge challenge against VanZant as she...