Archive: Amanda Nunes

Sep 30, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano’s Son Surprises Her At Airport

Cat Zingano stated after her UFC 178 win over Amanda Nunes that she couldn’t wait to go home and see her son after the win. ‘Alpha’ got her wish, and was surprised at the airport by her son. My homecoming surprise at the airport!!! @ufc #UFC178 — Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) September 28, 2014

Sep 27, 2014 10:37 pm

Dana White Announces Rousey Is Next For Zingano

Earlier tonight Cat Zingano made her successful return to the UFC against Amanda Nunes, defeating her via TKO in the third round. During Zingano’s post-fight speech in the Octagon, she stated that she was ready for a bout against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White stated...

Sep 27, 2014 7:37 pm

UFC 178 Results: Zingano Bloodies Nunes and Earns TKO Win

In the opening moments of the first round, Zingano outstruck Nunes and was looking impressive until Nunes turned the tables and took her down. Nunes cracked her with a right hand and proceeded to pummel her. While things were looking bleak for Zingano, she showed great heart by defending intelligently and ultimately escaped danger by...

Sep 27, 2014 4:34 pm

“UFC 178” Results: Gamburyan Makes Comeback, Submits Gibson In Round 2

Manny Gamburyan may have earned himself a “Performance of the Night” bonus with his showing in the octagon tonight against Cody Gibson. This was the first bout of the night and it aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. All signs were pointing to Gamburyan losing by technical knockout as he kept getting wobbled with Gibson’s...

Sep 27, 2014 10:46 am

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” Official Results Thread

In case you can’t catch UFC 178 tonight, you can read up on all the results below! Main Card (Pay-Per View) Demetrious Johnson def. Chris Cariaso by way of Submission (Kimura) 2:29 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Eddie Alvarez by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Conor Poirier def. Dustin Poirier by way...

Sep 27, 2014 7:50 am

DANACAM: Zingano vs. Nunes Intense Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Unbeknownst to the public, a cameraman was filming all the action over Dana White’s shoulder, getting a first-person view of the intensity. Check out the UFC President’s view of the staredown between Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes.

Sep 27, 2014 5:05 am

Nunes Plans To Finish Zingano, Fight Rousey

Cat Zingano has one thing standing between herself and a title shot against reigning women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, a fight against Amanda Nunes tonight at UFC 178. Nunes plans on altering Zingano’s plans to get a title shot.

Sep 26, 2014 5:23 pm

Zingano Wants Title Shot With Win Over Nunes

Cat Zingano hasn’t stepped into the Octagon in over a year. In her last outing she finished Miesha Tate via TKO to become the women’s bantamweight #1 contender. Unfortunately, ‘Alpha’ tore her ACL in the bout, and was sidelined for over a year, but hopes that with a win over Amanda Nunes tomorrow night at...

Sep 26, 2014 4:50 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 178 Weigh-ins

UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The weigh-ins for the event took place just moments ago. Check out the staredowns from all the main card fighters below! Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso – for flyweight title Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Sep 26, 2014 10:02 am

Zingano Ready To Return To Action At UFC 178, Focused On “Moving Forward”

Cat Zingano hasn’t fought in the UFC since April of 2013 when she stopped Miesha Tate via TKO. Zingano will be returning to competition this Saturday at UFC 178 against Amanda Nunes, who is 2-0 in the UFC. Ahead of her return bout, the undefeated ‘Alpha’ joined MMAJunkie to discuss the bout. “I’m just trying...

Sep 22, 2014 3:51 pm

PHOTO | Cat Zingano Stuns With Selfie

UFC women’s bantamweight Cat Zingano is currently weight cutting for her UFC 178 match against Amanda Nunes this Saturday. Zingano posted the following photo on Twitter of herself at 145 pounds, meaning she only has 9 pounds left to cut in the next 4-days to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds. Today I weigh 145...

Sep 2, 2014 9:11 am

Cat Zingano Warrior Code

History’s first mom to ever triumph inside the Octagon illuminates the Warrior Code that drives her hunt for a UFC belt.

Jul 23, 2014 9:19 am

Cat Zingano Fires Back At Upcoming Opponent For Blatant Disrespect

  Top female bantamweight, ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano is fed up with Amanda Nunes running her mouth. Nunes has been on a media tour, hexing the UFC’s bantamweight division and doing her best Chael Sonnen impersonation in the process. (See all that HERE). Cat took to twitter with the following: Keep running your mouth @Amanda_Leoa ,...

Jul 23, 2014 6:39 am

Amanda Nunes: ‘I’ll punch Ronda Rousey and make her give up’

Of all the people that were amazed and impressed by Ronda Rousey’s recent 16-second knockout of Alexis Davis, there were a few that didn’t find the feat to be all that great. One of the nay-sayers is possible title contender, Amanda Nunes. Nunes is scheduled to battle Cat ZIngano on September 27th in Las Vegas,...

Jul 22, 2014 1:57 pm

Amanda Nunes Looks To KO Zingano And Take Rousey’s Belt

Amanda Nunes believes extending her win streak to 3 with a win over Cat Zingano in September will put her in the running for a shot at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title. Nunes spoke with to talk about how she is going to prove she is ready for a shot against Rousey. “I want to...

Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm

Nunes Wants To KO Zingano And Earn Title Shot

“I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title. This is the fight that I needed to prove I’m ready to fight for the UFC title… She will keep it standing, and that’s what I want, but as soon as she feels my hands, she will try to...

Jul 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Amanda Nunes ‘100% Sure’ She Can Beat Rousey

Amanda Nunes will be fighting Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in September. The fight will serve as Zingano’s return to the UFC after a layoff that lasted over a year due to a knee injury. Nunes is 2-0 in the UFC, and should she defeat Zingano, will likely get a title shot, given that Zingano...

Apr 9, 2014 8:57 am

Leslie Smith Will Face Sarah Kaufman At TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale goes down on April 16 in Quebec City. Sarah Kaufman was scheduled to face Shayna Baszler. Baszler suffered an injury. The UFC got Amanda Nunes as a replacement. Nunes then suffered a broken hand. Now, a week away, Kaufman has a third opponent lined up. Leslie Smith will make her...

Apr 8, 2014 2:28 pm

Amanda Nunes injured, out of Sarah Kaufman fight at ‘TUF Nations Finale’

The UFC is once again searching for an opponent to fight Sarah Kaufman at next week’s ‘TUF Nations Finale,’ this after Amanda Nunes was forced to pull out of the match due to a dislocated finger. Kaufman was initially targeted to fight Shayna Baszler at the event, but she was also forced off the card...

Apr 3, 2014 4:36 pm

Nunes in for Baszler at TUF Nations Finale

  Amanda Nunes has stepped in for an injured Shayna Baszler. Nunes was set to face Alexis Dufresne at UFC on FOX 11 but she has agreed to replace Baszler against Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card in Quebec, Canada, on April 16. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to...

Mar 15, 2014 10:42 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez Media Scrum

Yesterday in Dallas, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez was on scene to field questions from the media. See what he had to say by clicking play above. Enjoy!

Sep 26, 2013 5:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 31 Lineup is Set With 13 Bouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next “Fight for the Troops” card is set for November 6, and the lineup of 13 fights has been officially set for their broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and live stream on Facebook. Headlining the night of fights will be a middleweight showdown between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and Tim Kennedy.  ...

Sep 10, 2013 10:35 am

Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie set for ‘UFC Fight for the Troops 3’ card

UFC officials announced Monday that a second women’s bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s “Fight for the Troops 3” card, set for November 6 at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell. Amanda Nunes (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet Germaine de Randamie (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) that evening, likely as part of the preliminary card. Amanda Nunes made her...

Jun 5, 2013 7:25 am

Rani Yahya vs. Josh Clopton and Amanda Nunes vs. Sheila Gaff added to UFC 163

Two bouts have been added to the UFC 163 event set for August 3 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A featherweight bout between Rani Yahya (18-7 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Josh Clopton (6-1-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was the first announced by UFC officials on Tuesday evening. The former WEC bantamweight title...