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Tate: I Would Have Done Same Thing as Pennington Corner

Miesha Tate has spoken up in defense of the Raquel Pennington UFC 224 corner. The main event saw Raquel Pennington challenge Amanda Nunes for the UFC bantamweight championship. The first two rounds were competitive, but Nunes began to pull away in the second half of the fight. At the end...

Raquel Pennington’s Corner Failed Her At UFC 224

The corner of Raquel Pennington failed its fighter in the main event of UFC 224, which took place last night at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the end of the fourth round, after Pennington was already down 40-36 on the judges scorecards to UFC women's bantamweight champion...

Mackenzie Dern ‘Ashamed’ She Missed Weight by 7 Pounds Ahead of UFC 224

Mackenzie Dern is celebrating her second win in the UFC but there's no doubt her latest victory was overshadowed by the controversy that surrounded her weigh-in just 24 hours earlier. On Friday, Dern stepped onto the scale at 123 pounds — a full seven pounds over the strawweight limit —but...

Amanda Nunes Says Raquel Pennington’s Corner Failed at UFC 224

Amanda Nunes doesn't believe Raquel Pennington's corner had their fighter's best interest in mind. Last night (May 12), Nunes defended her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title against "Rocky." The title fight headlined UFC 224 inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This was "The Lioness'" third title defense. While Pennington found some...

6 Takeaways & Reflections from UFC 224

UFC 224 has wrapped up and we've got six takeaways and reflections from the event: #6: What a Comeback! Jack Hermansson could be seen visibly wincing during a completed Thales Leites takedown that saw his leg pretzeled underneath him in an awkward manner. At the time, it seemed impressive that Hermansson...

UFC 224 Highlights: Amanda Nunes Butchers Raquel Pennington (Video)

Amanda Nunes was able to top Raquel Pennington in brutal fashion. In the main event of UFC 224, Nunes defended her women's bantamweight title against Pennington. This was "The Lioness'" third title defense. Like her last title defense, the fight went to the fifth round. The difference is, Nunes was...

UFC 224 Predictions: Can Pennington Pull Off The Upset?

The day has arrived for UFC 224. Tonight (May 12), UFC 224 will take place inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the main event, women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her 135-pound gold against Raquel Pennington. The co-main event will see middleweights Jacare Souza and Kelvin Gastelum do battle in...

The Parting Shot Podcast 5/11 UFC 224 Preview

The Parting Shot Podcast with your hosts James Lynch and Adam Martin is back with another brand new episode for MMA fans to enjoy. In today's episode, James and Adam preview UFC 224. Thanks as always to our sponsors MMAOddsbreaker.com and Bad Boy MMA. If you would like to support the podcast,...

MMANews Fantasy League Tips: UFC 224

UFC 224 takes place on the 12th May at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event is headlined by a UFC women's bantamweight championship fight, as champion Amanda Nunes takes on challenger Raquel Pennington. This event marks the second round of our MMANews Fantasy League which gives...

Colby Covington Makes Controversial Comments Towards UFC Staffers Robbed In Brazil

UFC employees working Saturday's UFC 224 event in Rio de Janeiro were robbed outside the host hotel on Thursday according to President Dana White (via ESPN's Brett Okamoto). https://twitter.com/bokamotoESPN/status/994806605936984064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thesun.co.uk%2Fsport%2Fmma%2F6262664%2Fufc-employees-credit-cards-stolen-after-robbed-gun-point%2F&tfw_site=thesun According to the report, no injuries were suffered however several employees had personal phones, wallets and passports stolen. In addition, Brazilian police are...

Full UFC 224 Early Weigh-In Results: Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight By Seven Pounds

Mackenzie Dern's weigh-in issues continue to haunt her young MMA career. The jiu-jitsu sensation missed weight this morning by a staggering seven pounds over the strawweight limit at 123-pounds ahead of her fight against Amanda Bobby Cooper. Watch her step on the scales below 123-Pounds https://twitter.com/MMAFighting/status/994921771160649728?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mmamania.com%2F2018%2F5%2F11%2F17343826%2Fvideo-mackenzie-dern-misses-weight-ufc-224-staggering-seven-pounds-brazil-mma&tfw_site=mmamania Dern (6-0) will now compete tomorrow night...

Kelvin Gastelum Says he Needs to Make a Statement at UFC 224 to Receive Title Shot

Kelvin Gastelum believes an impressive finish over Jacare Souza should get him a shot at middleweight gold. Gastelum knocked out former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Michael Bisping in the first round of their bout at UFC Shanghai. It was a crucial win for Gastelum, who was submitted...

Amanda Nunes Says She Knows What Raquel Pennington Has Planned

Amanda Nunes doesn't believe Raquel Pennington can do anything to surprise her. Nunes is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title holder. She'll be defending her gold against Pennington in the main event of UFC 224. The action will take place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this Saturday...

Raquel Pennington Confident on Her Chances of Beating Amanda Nunes

Raquel Pennington is prepared for the biggest bout of her professional mixed martial arts career. This Saturday night (May 12), Pennington will challenge Amanda Nunes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title. The championship tilt will headline UFC 224. This is "Rocky's" first UFC title opportunity. She'll be dealing...

5 Fighters to Watch at UFC 224 This Weekend

UFC 224 is around the corner and there are five fighters to keep a close eye on. The event will take place this Saturday night (May 12). UFC 224 will be held inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This will be the UFC's second trip to Brazil in 2018. In the main event,...