Sarah Kaufman versus Miesha Tate II just makes sense

Before Alexis Davis was announced as Ronda Rousey’s next opponent there was a lot of speculation about who was next for Ronda. One name that did not get mentioned was Sarah Kaufman. After her impressive win over Leslie Smith in Quebec earlier this week, that should all change. She is now another big win away from being next after Davis. The win could and should come against Miesha...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Liz Carmouche

When Liz Carmouche steps into the octagon tomorrow night to fight Miesha Tate on national television, it will be a stage she has gotten accustomed to while in UFC. Despite female MMA still being relatively young in America, Carmouche is no stranger to the biggest of stages. She was one of the participants in UFC’s first female bout and will be making her second appearance on national...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale: Kaufman outclasses Smith

The first fight between Victoria, B.C. native Sarah Kaufman and Pleasant Hill, CA’s Leslie Smith was so close that the decision could’ve went either way. The rematch – not so much. The story of the fight was Kaufman’s crisp boxing and stellar clinch work. The former Strikeforce world champion looked every bit the part tonight. Kaufman was in control from the opening bell...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale Weigh-In Results: Michael Bisping And Tim Kennedy On Weight For Main Event

UFC TUF Nations Finale takes place tomorrow night from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The main event is a battle of top ten middleweights as Michael Bisping battles Tim Kennedy. The co-feature has the TUF Nations coaches as Patrick Cote faces off with Kyle Noke in welterweight action. Before the fights can happen, all 26 fighters stepped on the scale today to weigh...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale ‘Bisping vs. Kennedy’ mini preview and start times

The Colisée Pepsi in Quebec (where the Nordiques would be playing hockey if they still had a team) will be the setting for what could very well be the deepest TUF Finale in history. Instead of having them trade verbal jabs for a full season in a coaching role, the UFC decided to spare us from watching a third full TUF season with Michael Bisping, for now. Instead, he’ll squash...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Now Fights Leslie Smith At TUF Nations Finale

Sarah Kaufman now has yet another opponent in her sights after late replacement Amanda Nunes pulled out due to injury. Kaufman had originally been scheduled to fight Shayna Baszler, but she too suffered an injury, and so now Leslie Smith has stepped in to take the fight on just a week’s notice. Smith will be making her UFC debut after competing in six of all-female promotion Invicta...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Leslie Smith Gets Call Up To UFC

It’s been a struggle for the UFC to get an opponent for Sarah Kaufman. Scheduled to fight on the TUF: Nations finale card next Wednesday, a string of unfortunate injuries to Shayna Bazler (knee) and Amanda Nunes (thumb) left the UFC scrambling to try and find a fight at the last minute. On Tuesday, a second replacement […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Amanda Nunes Steps In To Fight Sarah Kaufman At The TUF Nations Finale

With Shayna Baszler out injured, Amanda Nunes has stepped in as a late replacement to fight Sarah Kaufman at the TUF Nations Finale event on April 16th. It’s a tall order for Nunes to come in on less than two weeks notice to face the former Strikeforce 135lb champion who’s currently ranked No.5 in the division. The 25 year-old is in good form at the moment though with two first...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Shayna Baszler Injury Sees Amanda Nunes vs Sarah Kaufman

After sustaining an injury that saw her forced out of her bout versus Sarah Kaufman (16-2 (1nc), pictured) Shayna Baszler (15-8) will have to wait a little longer to make her UFC debut.Fortunately for Sarah the UFC brass has been able to find her a new opponent as Amanda Nunes (9-3) has been pegged as a replacement.  Initially scheduled to compete against Alexis Dufrense (5-0) at...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Amanda Nunes steps up to face Sarah Kaufman at the TUF Nations Finale

With less than two weeks to go until the Ultimate Fighter Nations finale card, Amanda Nunes has accepted a bout against Sarah Kaufman following an injury suffered by Shayna Baszler earlier this week.
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Shayna Baszler Out Of Sarah Kaufman Fight At TUF Nations Finale

Sarah Kaufman is today in need of a new opponent after Shayna Baszler was forced to pull out of their scheduled fight later this month at the TUF Nations Finale due to an undisclosed injury. A veteran of the sport having fought professionally since 2003, Baszler was looking to make her UFC debut at the event following a stint on TUF 18 last year, but it seems she’ll now have to...
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19 days ago  |  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...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Shayna Baszler to make long overdue UFC debut versus Kaufman in April

When you talk about the history of women in mixed martial arts one of the names you cannot omit is that of the 'Queen of Spades' herself - Shayna Baszler. Baszler was one of the must see, and must hear personalities of WMMA before it became what it is today.The last time we saw the QOS was during her stint on the 18th season of TUF, where she would begin a true friendship...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Welcomes Shanya Baszler To The Octagon At The TUF Nations Finale

UFC women’s bantamweight competitor Sarah Kaufman (16-2, 1nc, pictured) is set to welcome TUF 18 cast member Shanya Baszler (15-8) to the octagon at the TUF Nations Finale, after UFC officials confirmed the bout earlier today.News of the bout comes just a few days after it was revealed that Kaufman’s first UFC fight, which was originally a decision loss to Jessica Eye (10-1 1nc...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What is the real motive behind the Jessica “Evil” Eye turmoil in Texas are the other female fighters in the UFC afraid of her?

The world of sports is a confusing place sometimes. There are so many people trying to get to the top, they would do anything to get there. This doesn’t even come close to describing, UFC female fighter Jessica “Evil” Eye. Anyone who saw her first UFC fight with former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman, knows Eye came away with the victory. Eye totally out-classes Kaufman...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye Releases A Statement Regarding Her “Probated Suspension”

Photo from 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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC & Jessica Eye Issue Statement Regarding Failed Drug Test

After it was revealed that Jessica Eye (10-1, 1nc) had failed a post-fight drug test following her UFC 166 bout with Sarah Kaufman (16-2, 1nc), which led to the result being changed to a no contest, the UFC and Jessica have opted to release a statement to clear up any confusion.Eye was given a one-year probationary suspension, in addition to a $1,875 fine, which means she is still...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC and Jessica Eye Release Statement Regarding Failed Drug Test

The UFC has released a statement regarding the Texas Athletic Commission’s ruling on women’s bantamweight competitor Jessica Eye’s recent failed drug test. It appears Eye did indeed fail a drug test following her UFC debut against Sarah Kaufman but will still compete in her upcoming bout at UFC 170, due the suspension being labeled as “probationary.” “The UFC received...
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February 05, 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 tests positive for banned substance, win at UFC 166 overturned

The fight between Jessica Eye and Sarah Kaufman from UFC 166 in Houston in October 2013 has been overturned and ruled a no decision by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The news of the fight being overturned first surfaced on Saturday although the commission gave no reason at the time for the decision being changed. Now that information has become available. Eye tested...
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February 03, 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...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation a corrupt organization turning a UFC 166 decision around.

What motive is behind the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR ) decision to take away the win Jessica “Evil” Eye took in the UFC 166 over Sarah Kaufman? The TDLR  has to be getting something in return for making such a horrendous decision about a fight that took place damn near 4 months ago. What is in this for TDLR? This is what people want to know. The commission...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jessica “Evil” Eye made her debut in UFC-166 by defeating Sara Kaufman Now Eye is debuting in another fight and needs your help.

It wasn’t too long ago when Jessica “Evil” Eye made he debut in UFC-166 with a defeat over Sara Kaufman. Eye showed the world from Houston Texas she was ready to make the transition into the UFC. Eye dominated over Kaufman in the fight. For the first two rounds Kaufman, the well established UFC fighter didn’t know what was hitting her. Eye speed and agility out-matched Kaufman...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Speed & precision gave Jessica Evil Eye her first win in the UFC166, she beat Sarah Kaufman in her UFC Debut.

Jessica “Evil Eye beat Sarah Kaufman, in her UFC debut last night. As soon as the bout started you could see, Eye was too much for Kaufman to handle. Eye, who move up from her 125Lbs. weight class to the 135 Kaufman fights at, was just too precise and too fast for Kaufman to contend with. Eye wasted little time, as soon as the bell rung, she was able to land punches to the face...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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