Raquel Pennington wasn't able to pull the trigger to make it to the final fight on The Ultimate Fighter, but she didn't have that trouble against former housemate Roxanne Modafferi on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
With a superior boxing game that included some huge power shots landed in each round, Pennington was the more dominant fighter over the course of all 15 minutes...
It seems that seasons 18 and 5 of TUF are linked together. This was the first season since that season that a fighter has missed weight; not just one but two fighters missed their mark. Manny Gamburyan who coached with Ronda on this season was a finalist on season 5. The winner of that season was Nate Diaz who was a guest coach on this season for Team Rousey. He will face another...
Coming out of the groundbreaking The Ultimate Fighter season, it would be a shame not to highlight one of the women that made this season so fun to watch. The ladies in this season put on spectacular fights to get in the house and even better ones once they were in. The Breakout Star this week is one who has clearly paid her dues. She is a true mixed martial artist...
The final bout for The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale was announced on Wednesday as veteran competitor Roxanne Modafferi will take on fellow cast member Raquel Pennington in a bantamweight bout on the undercard.
Pennington landed in the slot after losing in the semifinal round against Jessica Rakoczy to determine who would meet Julianna Pena in the finale for the series.
She will now...
4-2 MMA / UFC Debut
2 Fight Losing Streak
Notable Wins: Stephanie Webber
1-3 MMA / UFC Debut
Lost 3 of Last 4 Fights
15-10 MMA / UFC Debut
5 Fight Losing Streak
Notable Wins: Marloes Coenen, Vanessa Porto, Tara LaRosa
3-3 MMA / UFC Debut
2 Fight Losing...
The two tallest female cast members of TUF 18 will throw down in Vegas this weekend as a part of the stacked finale card on FS1. Jessamyn Duke (pictured) and Peggy Morgan, both members of Team Rousey, have been added to the TUF 18 Finale card, along with Team Tate's Roxanne Modaferri who will fight an opponent to be named later (likely the loser of this seasons final fight:...
Top UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate spends some time training with Roxanne Modafferi. Roxanne lost her most recent fight on The Ultimate Fighter but she is a veteran that I imagine will be given another shot in the octagon.
Miesha Tate gets felt up by a fan
Miesha Tate shoots for Fitness Gurls magazine
The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 saw the second women’s fight in the house, this time between 10-year veteran Roxanne Modafferi and Jessica Rakoczy. Rakoczy attempted to regain control of the fight picks for Team Rousey, who have lost their last three matches to Team Tate.
Watch the highlights below:
TUF 18 Coaches Cat Zingano & Ronda Rousey
Many female fighters have remarked how difficult it is to
find opponents or a fight card to be on in the male dominated world of mixed
martial arts. It's no surprise then, than many of the rumored TUF 18 female
cast members have history with each other. Many of them are good friends
(despite punching each other in the face) and others...