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[ARCHIVES] Rousey Shares Why Pretty Girls Are Better At Combat Sports

"Rowdy" Ronda gives her theory on why pretty girls excel at combat sports.

Liz Carmouche: UFC Wanted Me Fighting At 145-pounds Before Release

Liz Carmouche is set to make her Bellator debut on Saturday against DeAnna Bennett and mentioned prior to parting ways with the UFC, the Las Vegas-based promotion wanted her to fight at featherweight. "(Signing with Bellator) was actually something that I was trying to work out even before I...

Newly Signed Bellator Fighter Liz Carmouche Happy To Move On From UFC’s ‘PR Nightmare’

Liz Carmouche is glad that she can put the circumstances surrounding her UFC release behind her. Carmouche wasn't surprised to be given her walking papers from the UFC despite coming off a flyweight title fight. What did throw "Girl-Rilla" off was the way in which she was notified of her...

Bellator Announces Liz Carmouche Signing

It didn't take long for Liz Carmouche to find a new home. Fight fans were surprised to hear the news of Carmouche's UFC release. "Girl-Rilla" competed against Ronda Rousey in the first-ever women's bout in UFC history. She went 4-2 in her last six outings and is coming off a...

Liz Carmouche and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Express Interest in Potential Bout

Free agent and former UFC mainstay Liz Carmouche and the Bellator flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane fully agree that Carmouche would fit in well with Bellator and that a matchup between the two would make sense. After being released from the UFC last week, Liz Carmouche naturally began considering what lies in...

Liz Carmouche Reveals Reason for UFC Release

Liz Carmouche wanted to know why she was released from the UFC, and she got her answer. Liz Carmouche competed in the very first UFC WMMA fight, challenging Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In some light, it is apropos that her final UFC fight was also for a world...

Liz Carmouche Reacts To UFC Release: ‘I’m A Little Bit Pained’

Liz Carmouche admits the way she was released by the UFC caught her off guard. Carmouche was brought out to UFC Washington for fight week. Little did she know, the promotion had already decided to release her. A UFC official told MMAJunkie that matchmakers were unaware that Carmouche was serving...

Liz Carmouche Released By UFC

Liz Carmouche is no longer under contract with the UFC. ESPN's Ariel Helwani has reported that Carmouche has been released from the promotion. She found out she was cut while doing promotional work for the company in Washington D.C ahead of the upcoming UFC on ESPN 7 card. https://twitter.com/arielhelwani/status/1203043781781676034 Carmouche is...

Michael Bisping Compares Valentina Shevchenko To Anderson Silva

Valentina Shevchenko faced several critics following her latest win and now, Michael Bisping is here to debunk those theories. The UFC women's flyweight champion outclassed Liz Carmouche over the course of five rounds in the main event of last weekend's UFC Uruguay. Although it was a wholly dominant performance,...

Valentina Shevchenko Fires Back At Henry Cejudo’s ‘Intergender’ Callout

Valentina Shevchenko isn't having any of Henry Cejudo's nonsense. UFC two-division champion Cejudo called out 'Bullet' in the aftermath of her decision win over Liz Carmouche in the main event of last weekend's UFC Uruguay. The win was so decisive that many began calling Shevchenko the most dominant UFC...

UFC Uruguay Medical Suspensions: Mike Perry Sidelined Six Months For Gruesome Injury

Mike Perry is justifiably headed to the sidelines for quite some time following his gruesome nose injury last weekend. Perry took on surging welterweight Vicente Luque in the co-main event of Saturday's (August 10, 2019) UFC Uruguay. It was a rousing, violent bout that ultimately saw Luque take home a...

Valentina Shevchenko Responds To Criticism Over Boring UFC Uruguay Fight

Valentina Shevchenko dominated Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC Uruguay. There, she won every single round on each judge's scorecards, yet many fans inside the arena were booing the fight. There were no highlight-reel knockouts like her last fight. So, following her win, Shevchenko responded to the...

UFC Uruguay Highlights: Valentina Shevchenko Retains Over Liz Carmouche

Valentina Shevchenko beat Liz Carmouche at UFC Uruguay. The two fighters met in a women’s flyweight title bout at the UFC Uruguay event from the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay on ESPN+. The UFC actually tried to make this fight happen at the UFC San Antonio event. However, it did...

Liz Carmouche On Why Ronda Rousey Retirement Was Unsurprising

The night was February 23, 2013. That is the day the sport of mixed martial arts changed forever….and not just women’s mixed martial arts, but the sport as a whole. It was on this night that the first ever UFC women’s fight took place, with “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey defending...

Liz Carmouche Recalls “Shady” First Fight Against Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina Shevchenko's only one loss to someone not named Amanda Nunes took place nearly a decade ago against the woman whom she will be making her next flyweight title defense against: Liz Carmouche. Valentina Shevchenko and Liz Carmouche will do battle as the headliner of UFC Uruguay on Saturday,...