Roxanne Modafferi Seeks Mastery

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UFC on ESPN 4: Jennifer Maia stresses respect for Roxanne Modafferi ahead of rematch

Gallery Jennifer Maia def. Roxanne Modafferi at Invicta FC 19: Best photos view 25 images Jennifer Maia believes her rematch against Roxanne Modafferi is a totally different bout from their first fight, but the Brazilian is eying the same outcome. Saturday, Maia (16-5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Modafferi (23-15 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will square off […]

Roxanne Modafferi, Jennifer Maia Set for Rematch at UFC on ESPN 4

After losing her initial opponent, Roxanne Modafferi will remain on the UFC on ESPN 4 card and face Jennifer Maia in a rematch on July 20 in San Antonio. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Roxanne Modafferi to meet replacement Jennifer Maia at UFC San Antonio

Roxanne Modafferi has a new opponent for UFC San Antonio. The veteran fighter, who was originally scheduled to fight Liz Carmouche, has been booked to fight Jennifer Maia (16-5-1) in a flyweight bout. The news was first reported by Combate and was later confirmed by MMA Fighting. This will be the second time Modafferi (23-15) […]

UFC San Antonio bouts announced, including Liz Carmouche vs. Roxanne Modafferi, Aleksei Oleinik vs. Walt Harris

The UFC’s upcoming trip to Texas will feature some key matchups at flyweight, bantamweight, and heavyweight. Top 10 ranked fighters Liz Carmouche and Roxanne Modafferi will meet in a 125-pound bout at UFC San Antonio this July, one of several announced bouts according to the San Antonio Express News. ESPN was the first to report […]

Flyweights Liz Carmouche, Roxanne Modafferi to Meet at UFC San Antonio on July 20

Liz Carmouche will square off against Roxanne Modafferi in a flyweight showdown at UFC San Antonio on July 20. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, April 23: Where to rank Overeem, Makhachev, Modafferi?

UFC on ESPN+ 7 on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia, produced a series of interesting results. The ageless Alistair Overeem was victorious in the main event, taking big shots from late replacement Aleksei Oleinik and rallying for a first-round TKO win. Islam Makhachev left no doubt he belongs in the lightweight rankings, as he earned […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, April 23: Where to rank Alistair Overeem, Islam Makhachev, Roxie Modafferi?

UFC on ESPN+ 7 on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia, produced a series of interesting results. The ageless Alistair Overeem was victorious in the main event, taking big shots from late replacement Aleksei Oleinik and rallying for a first-round TKO win. Islam Makhachev left no doubt he belongs in the lightweight rankings, as he earned […]

After Besting Antonina Shevchenko, Roxanne Modafferi Targets Title-Holding Sister

Roxanne Modafferi was a moderate betting underdog heading into her featured flyweight title with previously-unbeaten Antonina Shevchenko on Saturday, but she came out of the skirmish triumphant. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC St. Petersburg results: Roxanne Modafferi outmuscles Antonina Shevchenko for split decision win

Never count out Roxanne Modafferi. “The Happy Warrior” was one of the biggest underdogs on Saturday’s UFC St. Petersburg main card, but she beat the odds with a grappling heavy split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) win over previously unbeaten flyweight Antonina Shevchenko (7-1). Modafferi’s game plan was clear as she used her trademark unorthodox movement […]

Five Questions with Roxanne Modafferi

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Awkward but accurate, Roxanne Modafferi hoping for all-out war at UFC St. Petersburg

Sure, a quick victory would be great, but if Roxanne Modafferi has her way, she’s going to endure a crowd-pleasing battle on Saturday. “I’m frankly excited to fight somebody who’s not a short, muscular grappler girl who’s going to, like, take me down and not let me back up again,” Modafferi told MMA Junkie. “I’m […]

Roxanne Modafferi: UFC 230 Q&A

      View this post on Instagram Thrilled to be here in New York City, baby! WHOOO!!! ニューヨークに着いた!#ufc230 #bigwoodmma @bigwoodmma702 #monsterenergy A post shared by Roxanne Modafferi (@roxyfighter) on Oct 30, 2018 at 4:15pm PDT Roxanne Modafferi sat down with UFC.com to discuss her history with Sijara Eubanks, their upcoming matchup and much more […]

Eubanks and Modafferi to meet again at MSG

Women’s flyweight contenders Sijara Eubanks and Roxanne Modafferi first met in the semifinals of The Ultimate Fighter 26 last year. On November 3, they will face off again, with Eubanks seeking a repeat win over the veteran Modafferi in UFC 230 action at Madison Square Garden in New York City.In the main event of UFC […]

Sijara Eubanks Remains on UFC 230 Card, Meets Roxanne Modafferi in New York on Nov. 3

Sijara Eubanks will get to stay on the UFC 230 card – just not in the spot she had hoped. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After first UFC win, Roxanne Modafferi not afraid to fight anyone – including Valentina Shevchenko

LAS VEGAS – The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale will be remembered as one of the most significant fights in the storied career of women’s MMA pioneer Roxanne Modafferi. Not only did Modafferi (22-14 MMA, 1-2 UFC) avenge a seven-year-old loss to Barb Honchak (10-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) with a second-round TKO finish, but she also got […]

Roxanne Modafferi defends Nicco Montaño: She’s ‘not afraid of anybody’

LAS VEGAS — At a UFC media day, Roxanne Modafferi discusses her TUF 27 Finale fight with Barb Honchak, what that rematch with Honchak means to her, Nicco Montaño getting criticism from fans for inactivity and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Done playing catch-up, Modafferi ready for title run

Nearly 15 years into her mixed martial arts career, Roxanne Modafferi feels like she’s playing catch-up with the current crop of competitors who populate the UFC’s flyweight division.For the first decade of her career, fighting was a hobby for the 35-year-old veteran, who lived and worked in Japan, but following her stint on Season 18 […]

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