Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Submits Valerie Letourneau to Retain Flyweight Title at Bellator 213

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane was emotional as she walked down to the Bellator MMA cage and after she won, the Hawaiian said it was the best day of her life. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Lucie Pudilova Moves to Flyweight, Meets Liz Carmouche at UFC Fight Night Prague

Lucie Pudilova will drop from bantamweight to flyweight to face Liz Carmouche at UFC Fight Night Prague. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Sergio Pettis says he could get up to 172 pounds between fights at flyweight

MILWAUKEE — At UFC on FOX 31 open workouts, Sergio Pettis discussed his bantamweight fight against Rob Font, the state of the flyweight division, moving up back up in weight, his future, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

LFA Women’s Flyweight Champion Sabina Mazo Signs with UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bolstering the talent pool in its women’s flyweight division, as the promotion has signed LFA 125-pound queen Sabina Mazo. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Shevchenko Cements Flyweight Strap

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UFC 231 results: Valentina Shevchenko defeats Joanna Jedrzejczyk to claim vacant UFC flyweight title

Valentina Shevchenko is finally a UFC champion. Shevchenko has been through fight cancellations and close calls across two weight classes during her UFC career before finally having a title belt wrapped around her waist on Saturday night. Shevchenko dominated game-but-undersized former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk to claim the vacant flyweight championship in the co-feature bout […]

Joanna Jedrzejczyk sorry – but also not – about UFC 231 flyweight title shot

TORONTO – When Nicco Montano was stripped of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title, Valentina Shevchenko was a shoo-in to fight for the vacant belt. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, maybe not as much. The installation of the once-dominant women’s strawweight champion as Shevchenko’s opponent didn’t strike some of her colleagues as fair. Bantamweight veteran Jessica Eye, for […]

Chookagian To Clash With Eye In Big-Time Flyweight Showdown

The co-main event at UFC 231 isn’t the only fight taking place in the women’s flyweight division. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Jessica Eye accepting her spot in UFC flyweight title picture – but not thrilled with Jedrzejczyk’s place

TORONTO – Just like her opponent Saturday night, Jessica Eye thinks there are big things in store for her with a win. The womens’ flyweight fight everyone is talking about is between former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and ex-strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) in the UFC 231 […]

Former UFC flyweight contender Sijara Eubanks is headed to bantamweight

Sijara Eubanks is leaving the world of 125 pounds behind her. On Wednesday night, MMAFighting confirmed the initial report from ESPN of the former flyweight contender’s intention of moving up to bantamweight. Eubanks would later take to Twitter to confirm the news herself. Swole season https://t.co/6Dwd07R0zH — Sijara SarJ Eubanks (@SarJnCharge) December 6, 2018 This […]

Flyweight Joseph Benavidez, Deiveson Figueiredo to Clash at UFC 233 in Anaheim on Jan. 26

The division may be on its way out in the long run, but UFC 233 is nonetheless going to feature some of the sport’s top flyweight talent. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator signs undefeated fighter Austin Vanderford, UFC flyweight Paige VanZant’s husband

A win at Dana White’s Contender Series 13 back in July wasn’t enough to get Austin Vanderford signed to the UFC, but the unbeaten welterweight is still headed toward the big stage. Bellator today announced Vanderford’s signing (via Twitter): Welcome to the family @austinv170mma! Who do you want to see Austin take on first? #BellatorNation […]

Poliana Botelho returns to flyweight following UFC Argentina loss to Cynthia Calvillo

Poliana Botelho’s run as a strawweight is over. The Nova Uniao fighter, who suffered a first-round submission loss to Cynthia Calvillo earlier this month at UFC Argentina, announced on her social media recently that she’s moving back up to flyweight for her future fights. Botelho fought her entire career as a 125-pounder before joining the […]

Antonina Shevchenko ready to start climb to top of UFC’s flyweight division after TUF 28 Finale win

Gallery Antonina Shevchenko def. Ji Yeon Kim at TUF Finale 28: Best photos view 5 images LAS VEGAS – Now that she’s got a first official UFC win under her belt, Antonina Shevchenko is ready to set her sights on the women’s flyweight title. And she’s ready to do that even though she knows by this […]

Open to future at bantamweight, Wilson Reis hasn’t given up on dream to win UFC flyweight title

UFC Adelaide will be a decisive moment in Wilson Reis’ career. Battling a three-fight losing skid for the first time as a mixed martial artist, Reis has his back against the wall at Saturday’s flyweight bout with Ben Nguyen. Under normal circumstances, his job would likely be on the line with the risk of a […]

UFC 231’s Valentina Shevchenko thinks ‘TUF 26’ was mistake for women’s flyweight

LOS ANGELES – One of the first questions posed to Valentina Shevchenko answered was whether she’s confident her fight will happen. Of course, Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) answered yes. It’s a question that normally wouldn’t pop up – but nothing about her recent career has been normal. The UFC women’s flyweight title challenger has […]

Report: UFC Flyweight Rachael Ostovich Hospitalized After Alleged Attack in Honolulu

Rachael Ostovich has been hospitalized for “major injuries” after allegedly being attacked in Honolulu, according to a report from

UFC Argentina fighters discuss potential elimination of UFC flyweight division

BUENOS AIRES — At UFC Argentina media day, fighters from the card discussing the potential elimination of the UFC’s flyweight division. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

T.J. Dillashaw Boasts of ‘Killing’ UFC Flyweight Division; Henry Cejudo Hints At Free Agency

Next January’s Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title fight between champion Henry Cejudo and his bantamweight challenger T.J. Dillashaw could be the last of its kind. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

T.J. Dillashaw says he’s being sent to ‘kill’ the flyweight division, but what happens if he aims and misses?

What in the world is going on with the UFC’s men’s flyweight division?Here’s the situation as it stands now, as near as we can piece it together from various public statements. According to UFC President Dana White, the company is “working on some things right now” with the 125-pound weight class. What kinds of things? […]

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