White thinks Jedrzejczyk should move back to strawweight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk moved up a weight class to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231 over the weekend in a bout for the vacant flyweight title. At the post fight press conference many were expecting her to announce a return to strawweight but going by what she said this might not happen until after her next … Read more

Odds for UFC 231 main and co-main are all over the place

UFC 231 doesn’t seem to have much of a hype train behind it even with two amazing fights atop the card. There is a championship main event between featherweights Brian Ortega and Max Holloway(c) and a flyweight title fight pitting Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Valentina Shevchenko. Both of those have the potential to be fight of … Read more

Mackenzie Dern makes baffling choice to stay at strawweight after weight fails

Mackenzie Dern is skilled at two things. Fighting skill and occasionally missing weight. In her last attempt to make the 115 pound limit of strawweight she missed the mark by 7 pounds. That is an astounding misstep and an oddly impressive achievement to weigh in that far over the limit. The UFC asked her to … Read more

UFC fighter punches fan in the jaw

The last time former UFC and Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza knocked out an opponent is when she stopped Lynn Alvarez in the first-round at Invicta FC 3 back in 2012. However, the 29-year-old “Cookie Monster” recently gave a fan a solid left hook to the jaw that might have KO’d a lesser opponent, especially … Read more

CES 41’s Sarah Click: ‘This Will Be A Very Entertaining Fight’

Before Sarah “Switch Kick” Click returns to action for the third time as a professional versus Maria Rivera at CES MMA 41 on Friday in Lincoln, R.I., the hard-hitting strawweight prospect sat down with Pro MMA Now. If someone told you when you were growing up that you’d someday be fighting for a living, would … Read more

UFC’s Anna Elmose talks upcoming strawweight debut against Amanda Cooper

After winning her first three pro fights via knockout, Denmark’s Anna Elmose made her UFC debut at bantamweight back in May against Germaine De Randamie but unfortunately came up short. Anna “Panda” is now planning to drop to the straw-weight division where she will face TUF 23 finalist Amanda Cooper on November 19, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 99. I recently had the opportunity … Read more

XFC suing WSOF over fighter contract

Kalindra Faria (15-3-1) is a 28-year-old Brazilian strawweight with an impressive resume, including a submission win over Carina Damm  (22-11) last year. Faria is currently riding an 11-fight winning streak, most recently having won a unanimous decision over Sanja Sucevic (4-3) at XFCi 4 in April. She also fought for XFCi the month prior, scoring … Read more

Ten questions with TUF 20’s Tecia Torres

Twenty-four-year-old Tecia Torres is undefeated in her mixed martial arts career. She went 7-0 as an amateur and is currently 4-0 as a pro, with wins over such names as Paige VanZant, Rose Namajunas, and most recently, Felice Herrig — all inside the Invicta FC cage. Torres is one of the strawweight female fighters the … Read more

Jessica Aguilar talks about her new gold wardrobe accessory

Chances are you’ve seen Jessica Aguilar sporting her World Series of Fighting (WSOF) belt. She’s been wearing it everywhere from backstage with Talib Kweli to having tea time with friends. Yes, it’s safe to say she doesn’t leave home without it.