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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

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...
Via Fight Booth
April 19, 2014  |  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...
Via hov-mma
April 16, 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

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...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 04, 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

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...
Via hov-mma
February 09, 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

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...
Via MMAInsider
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

Eye wins by split decision

Welcome a new contender to the UFC women's bantamweight division after newcomer Jessica 'Evil' Eye pulled off a major upset defeating former Strikeforce women's champion Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 on Saturday night. A top prospect from Ohio who fought most of her career at 125 pounds, Eye came into the Octagon with a fearless spirit facing Kaufman, who holds wins over...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Set To Make UFC Debut

HOUSTON — A former Strikeforce bantamweight contender who fought Ronda Rousey, Sarah Kaufman (16-2) was one of the biggest names in women’s mixed martial arts to join the likes of many other fighters that created the historic women’s bantamweight division in the UFC. Finally, after signing February 25, Kaufman will make her UFC debut Saturday in Houston at […]
Via Full Scale Sports
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Women's debut on tap for UFC 166

Sarah Kaufman was forced to wait a bit longer than expected to make her UFC debut, but she now has a date and opponent. The former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion will face Jessica "Evil" Eye at UFC 166 in Houston . The UFC recently announced the matchup, which takes place at the Toyota Center. Kaufman (16-2) had been preparing for an August bout with Sara...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye & Sarah Kaufman To Make Promotional Debuts At UFC 166

  Less than forty-eight hours had passed since Jessica Eye (10-1, pictured) signed with the UFC, and it would appear she now has her first fight booked, after ‘Evil Eye’ confirmed that she will meet Sarah Kaufman (16-2) at UFC 166, in their promotional debuts. Eye confirmed the news on MMA DieHards Radio Kaufman has been […]
Via MMAInsider
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC News: Jessica Eye Talks Leaving Bellator And Signing With The UFC

On today’s podcast, Steve talks to top-ranked women’s fighter, UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Jessica Eye. “Evil” discusses what led to her no longer being with Bellator MMA, what organizations talked to her right after her release from Bellator and what led Eye to signing with the UFC. Eye also tells Steve if Sarah Kaufman is the next opponent, how soon she wants to...
Via Between The Ropes
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Officially Pulled From UFC Fight Night 27 Card

  News broke earlier this month of Sara McMann (7-0) having to withdraw from her proposed UFC Fight Night 27 bout with Sarah Kaufman (16-2), which left UFC officials looking for a replacement fighter to take her place on the card. However, with less than ten days until the fight is scheduled to take place and […]
Via MMAInsider
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UFN 27: With McMann out, Kaufman awaits replacement

One of the most highly anticipated women's mixed martial arts bouts of the year has been scrapped due to an untimely injury. The fine folks over at MMAJunkie.com reported just moments ago that top ranked UFC bantamweight Sara McMann has been forced to withdraw from her main card bout with Sarah Kaufman on the promotions 2nd FOX Sports 1 card due to an undisclosed injury.  ...
Via hov-mma
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Rousey Breaks Down Strikeforce Title Fight With Sarah Kaufman

Last Tuesday, ‘UFC Tonight’ featured a ‘Fighter’s Cut’ episode that detailed the remarkable rise of UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. The UFC has released a clip which features Rousey breaking down her first bantamweight title defense in Strikeforce against Sarah Kaufman.  While the match-up did not hold the bad blood that is between Rousey and Miesha Tate, it was certainly...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Sara McMann vs. Sarah Kaufman Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 in Indianapolis

An interesting female showdown has been added to the second UFC on FOX Sport 1 event in Indianapolis as Sarah Kaufmann faces Sara McMann in a bantamweight bout. The match-up was announced on UFC Tonight as was later confirmed on their twitter feed.    #BREAKING: @sara_mcmann will fight @mmasarah at the 2nd @foxsports1 fight on August 28th in indy! #FOXSports1 — UFC Tonight (...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Leslie Smith Talks About her Invicta FC bout vs Sarah Kaufman

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Via MMA PRIME
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson - Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

Two title fights. The return of 'Cyborg'. Zoila Gurgel's Invicta debut. A potential fight of the year contender in Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith. What more could you possibly ask for? How about nine more incredible match ups, and it's only one month away. Keep it locked here for the eventual details on how to watch Invicta's 5th offering which will feature the...
Via hov-mma
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Top five candidates to defeat Ronda Rousey

photo credit - espn The UFC's female Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey seems to be head and shoulders the best female fighting at 135 pounds currently. That being said, there are others out there who have a shot at The Rowdy One. We saw her in trouble against Liz Carmouche last Saturday night, and there's plenty more trouble in the form of these five superstars.There...
Via hov-mma
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 5 : 'Penne vs. Karate Hottie' heading to California

Two title fights. Sarah Kaufman's Invicta debut. Fan favorites Bec Hyatt, Jessamyn 'The Gun' Duke, Rose Namajunas, and KO artist "Heartbreak" Rothenhausler will return. I'm not going to lie to you guys. The first four Invicta events all delivered. This one won't be any different.  Invicta not only has arrived, they have the potential to be a leading...
Via hov-mma
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Invicta FC 4 Edition

While the pay-per-view plans didn't exactly work out how Shannon Knapp and co. would've have liked the fact remains that Invicta's 4th offering was another great success inside of the cage. Every single fighter brought it once again, and even though the number of decisions went up and finishes went down - it wasn't for lack of trying. Take our first star for example...
Via hov-mma
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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