Liz Carmouche books main event fight against Mandy Bohm in Bellator debut

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC title contender Liz Carmouche will compete in the main event at Bellator 243 on May 29 against undefeated flyweight prospect Mandy Bohm. Bellator officials announced the pairing on Friday. Carmouche will be making her debut for the Viacom owned promotion after she was released from her UFC contract following […]

Today in MMA History: Ronda Rousey, Liz Carmouche become first women to fight in UFC

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Liz Carmouche has no issue fighting teammate and Bellator champ Ilima-lei Macfarlane

HONOLULU – Liz Carmouche has no issue going to battle with a friend and teammate. The former two-time UFC title challenger is now part of Bellator’s flyweight roster, a division that’s currently being ruled by champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane. Both Carmouche (13-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) and Macfarlane have trained alongside each other for quite some time […]

Liz Carmouche: UFC ‘PR nightmare’ ended up being a ‘blessing for me’ to sign with Bellator

HONOLULU – Liz Carmouche is happy with the way things turned out in the latest chapter of her MMA career. The former two-time UFC title challenger signed with Bellator last week after she was abruptly released from the UFC earlier in the month. Carmouche (13-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), a notable name in the UFC women’s […]

Bellator signs two-time UFC title challenger Liz Carmouche to multi-fight contract

As soon as Bellator confirmed Liz Carmouche’s release from the UFC, promotion officials began working on a deal to bring the two-time title challenger over to the Viacom-owned property. Less than one month after Carmouche’s unceremonious exit from the industry-leader, Bellator has signed the women’s MMA pioneer to a multi-fight deal, promotion president Scott Coker […]

Two-Time UFC Title Challenger Liz Carmouche Signs With Bellator MMA

The Ultimate Fighting Championship‘s loss is Bellator MMA‘s gain, with the latter promotion picking up a fighter suddenly released earlier in the month. View full post on Recent News on

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane hopes Bellator signs Liz Carmouche: ‘I want to lose the belt to her’

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane wants good friend and training partner Liz Carmouche to sign with Bellator, and she’s more than open to meeting her in a championship bout. Not only would Macfarlane (10-0 MMA, 9-0 BMMA) be down to put her Bellator flyweight title on the line against Carmouche (13-7 MMA), but she wouldn’t be mad if […]

Liz Carmouche: UFC Released Me Because I Was Taking Out Potential Contenders

Liz Carmouche seems to have made peace with her Ultimate Fighting Championship release in a relatively short period of time. View full post on Recent News on

Liz Carmouche ‘a little bit pained’ by unexpected UFC release during promotional appearances

WASHINGTON – Liz Carmouche thinks her sudden release from the UFC could have been better handled. An Iraq War veteran in the Marine Corps, Carmouche (13-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC) was brought out for UFC DC fight week to serve as a guest fighter in the nation’s capital and to participate in promotional appearances, including a […]

Two-Time UFC Title Challenger Liz Carmouche Released During Promotional Appearance

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to say goodbye to a pioneer of its women’s divisions. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN+ 14 post-event facts: Valentina Shevchenko, Liz Carmouche record dubious low for strikes

The UFC made its debut in Uruguay on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 14, which took place at Antel Arena in Montevideo with a 13-fight lineup that streamed on ESPN+. One of the UFC’s most dominant champions lived up to her reputation in the main event. Valentina Shevchenko (18-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) kept her firm […]

Valentina Shevchenko responds to criticism about less than exciting fight against Liz Carmouche

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Valentina Shevchenko is leaving Uruguay with the UFC flyweight title still around her waist and that’s what matters most to her. Following the second defends of her championship on Saturday night, Shevchenko answered criticisms about her fight against Liz Carmouche, which was showered with boos on several occasions from the sold […]

Valentina Shevchenko Quiets Liz Carmouche in Five-Round Shutout Atop UFC Fight Night 156

Valentina Shevchenko retains flyweight title with one-sided unanimous decision in the UFC Fight Night 156 main event. View full post on Recent News on

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche 2 full fight video highlights

Photo by Alexandre Schneider /Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Watch Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche 2 full fight video highlights from UFC Uruguay’s fight above, courtesy of UFC. UFC Uruguay: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 took place Aug. 10 at the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay. Valentina Shevchenko (18-3) squared off against Liz Carmouche (13-7) on the main […]

UFC Uruguay Results: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2

Valentina Shevchenko and Liz Carmouche will square off in the UFC Uruguay rematch. | MMA Fighting MMA Fighting has UFC Uruguay results for the Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 event Saturday night at the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay.
 In the main event, UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will try to avenge a past loss to […]

UFC Fight Night 156 ‘Shevchenko vs. Carmouche’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

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UFC on ESPN+ 14 predictions: Does Liz Carmouche have massive upset shot vs. Valentina Shevchenko?

Shevchenko vs. Carmouche Luque vs. Perry Bandenay vs. Garagorri Latifi vs. Oezdemir Piechota vs. Vieira Barzola vs. Moffett MMA Junkie readers’ consensus picks 2019: 131-71 (65%) Shevchenko (92%) Luque (65%) Garagorri (70%) Oezdemir (64%) Vieira (60%) Barzola (58%) Nolan King @mma_kings 2019: 43-12 (78%) Shevchenko Perry Garagorri Oezdemir Vieira Barzola Simon Head @simonhead 2019: 45-15 […]

A Clean Slate For Liz Carmouche

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Unfiltered Episode 315: Luque and Oezdemir, Shevchenko vs Carmouche 2 Preview

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UFC on ESPN+ 14: How to watch Shevchenko vs. Carmouche, fight card, start time

For the first time in the promotion’s history, the UFC is in the South American country of Uruguay this week, and the women’s flyweight title is on the line. In the main event, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (17-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) puts her title on the line against former bantamweight title challenger Liz Carmouche […]

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