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Valentina Shevchenko upsets Sarah Kaufman in UFC debut

Valentina Shevchenko made an impressive debut on just one week's notice taking out former Strikeforce champion and No. 5 ranked bantamweight Sarah Kaufman in her first UFC fight.Shevchenko is a noted Muay Thai fighter, who actually holds a win in striking competition over current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Now she can consider herself a serious prospect in the women...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman meets Germaine de Randamie in Orlando

A women's bantamweight fight has been added to the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card in Orlando as Sarah Kaufman meets Germaine de Randamie on December 19. UFC officials confirmed the fight to the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday night. A former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Kaufman is still considered one of the best fighters in the world at 135 pounds while currently occupying...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexis Davis vs Sarah Kaufman: One Winner, Two reasons, Third time lucky

Kudos to Sarah Kaufman, for accepting a fight that she had so little to gain from and much to lose should the worst happens.  There can only be one triumph in each fight and while each fighter goes into the Octagon hoping to win, usually a loss could still mean a gain in experience with a different styled fighter or at least positive publicity. Kaufman had been out of sight for...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Vs Alexis Davis III Set For UFC 186

A trilogy fight between Sarah Kaufman and Alexis Davis has been announced for UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada on April 25th. It’s a slightly curious bit of matchmaking in that Kaufman already holds two victories against Davis.  The first came in 2007 earlier in both woman’s professional careers.  In fact it was actually Davis’ pro-debut and it ended in the third round when Kaufman...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Invicta FC and UFC Fight Pass come together to make each better

Here we are almost six months into the year and UFC Fight Pass just keeps getting better. The latest addition is a new deal with Invicta FC. It will bring their past events into the ever growing UFC Fight Pass library. This deal makes perfect sense for Invicta FC, the UFC, and fight fans. The UFC.com press release started with, “This is a historic multi-year, multi-event deal....
Via Fight Booth
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC announces Leslie Smith will take on Sarah Kaufman at TUF Nations Finale

First Shayna Baszler suffered an injury and Amanda Nunes stepped in to face Sarah Kaufman on short notice. Then Nunes quickly dislocated her thumb and again Kaufman was left without an opponent. Only now it was just a week before fight night. Not a problem as Leslie Smith has been asking, actually campaigning for this fight almost since the decision was read after their first fight...
Via hov-mma
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey on marijuana: ‘I feel like weed is not a performance-enhancing drug at all’

In the fallout stemming from Jessica Eye becoming the first female MMA fighter to test positive for a banned substance, Ronda Rousey railed against UFC’s policy of testing for marijuana. The UFC bantamweight champion, commenting upon how Eye tested positive for marijuana following her split-decision bout against Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 on Oct. 19, […]The post Ronda Rousey on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye Releases A Statement Regarding Her “Probated Suspension”

Photo from MSN.FoxSports.com On Monday we had reported that UFC women’s bantamweight contender Jessica Eye had her fight with Sarah Kaufman had been changed to a no-contest. She was put on a “one year probated suspension” by The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for testing positive for a banned substance. We hadn’t heard from Eye until she released a statement...
Via Between The Ropes
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye Win Over Sarah Kaufman Overturned Due To Failed Drugs Test

Female bantamweight fighter Jessica Eye’s victory over Sarah Kaufman has been overturned to a ‘no decision’ ruling after failing a post-fight drugs test at UFC 166 in Texas. when news of the story first broke details from the Texas commission were scarce and failed to mention the reason, leaving some to draw to the conclusion that the win had been changed due to the significant...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye Receives A “Probate Suspension” Fight At UFC 170 Still A Go

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation had announced on Saturday that October’s UFC 166 women’s bantamweight bout between Jessica Eye and Sarah Kaufman was overturned from an Eye split decision victory to a no-contest. No one knew why the fight overturned when the announcement was made. TLDR announced earlier that the reason the fight was overturned was due to Eye...
Via Between The Ropes
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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