Jennifer Maia will receive next flyweight title shot, responds to reigning champ Valentina Shevchenko

Jennifer Maia made the most of a huge opportunity in the co-main event at UFC Vegas 5. After her original opponent fell off the card less than two weeks ago, Maia was ultimately matched up with Joanne Calderwood, who accepted the fight despite previously being granted a title shot against reigning champion Valentina Shevchenko. Maia […]

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Joanne Calderwood releases statement after ‘rough night at the office’ at UFC Vegas 5

Joanne Calderwood has released a statement after a scary moment following her UFC Vegas 5 submission loss to Jennifer Maia. UFC president Dana White announced during the event’s post-fight press conference that Calderwood passed out backstage after the fight. The Scottish fighter’s manager Danny Rubenstein confirmed to MMA Fighting that she was transported to a […]

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Sean O’Malley jab at Cody Garbrandt starts Twitter sparring session

Bantamweight standout Sean O’Malley wasn’t cheering Cody Garbrandt’s push for a flyweight title shot against Deiveson Figueiredo. Since his fourth octagon win, a highlight-reel knockout over Eddie Wineland, O’Malley had turned up the heat on the ex-champ on social media and was undoubtedly laying the groundwork for a fight. So when Garbrandt told ESPN.com about […]

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Trevin Giles hospitalized after fainting at UFC Vegas 5; Dana White says fighter’s ‘anxiety went through the roof’

UFC middleweight Trevin Giles will remain overnight in a Las Vegas hosptial on the advice of doctors after fainting backstage at UFC Vegas 5. Giles, 27, was moments away from a bout with Kevin Holland on Saturday at UFC APEX when he passed out and was unresponsive for approximately 15 seconds, according to his camp. […]

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