Archive: leslie smith

Nov 20, 2014 12:31 pm

Leslie Smith update on injured ear: “My days as an ear model are over”

In one of the most gruesome injures in UFC history, Leslie Smith had her cauliflower ear exploded by Jessica Eye at UFC 180 last weekend (See that HERE). After the bout, a gruesome image surfaced of the ear (See that HERE). Smith spoke to ESPN about the injury, and her hopes to return to the...

Nov 17, 2014 5:03 am

Dana White gives props to “warrior” Leslie Smith

UFC President Dana White took to Twitter to show respect to UFC 180 fighter Leslie Smith, who demanded to continue fighting, despite having her ear ruptured by Jessica Eye. What a warrior!!! Her cauliflower ear busted open and she still demanded to fight. Much respect. @… http://t.co/CyIzHZ1BNq — Dana White (@danawhite) November 16, 2014 You...

Nov 16, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTO | Gruesome Aftermath Of Leslie Smith’s Ruptured Ear – GRAPHIC

Last night, at UFC 180, Jessica Eye landed a hook on Leslie Smith. Not only did the hook land clean, it also ruptured Smith’s cauliflower ear, ultimately forcing the ringside doctor to call the bout (Watch that HERE). Armbar Nation, Ronda Rousey’s official fan club took to Facebook with a graphic photo of Smith’s ear...


Jul 16, 2014 7:07 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Lineker TKOs Ozkilic with 9 Seconds Remaining

Flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic put on a hard-hitting display in their fight tonight on Fox Sports 1. Lineker proved to the world tonight that he has the heaviest hands in the flyweight division. This may have confused some viewers, though, as Ozkilic took a lot of punishment before he was finally knocked out....

Jul 16, 2014 6:31 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Martins Drops White, Picks Up KO Win in Round 3

The issue with White’s offense in the first was that he leaned forward with every lunging shot he tried to land. This created an issue because whenever Martins would fire off with a counter hook, White would not only have to step backwards, but he also had to posture up first. This allowed Martins to...

Jul 16, 2014 5:52 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Tibau Beats Healy by way of Unanimous Decision

Last time Pat Healy fought in New Jersey (UFC 165) he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov by way of unanimous decision. Tonight’s result was no different, and he has yet to pick up a win since January 2013 in Strikeforce. Gleison Tibau looked to be in another league at the start of the bout. Healy’s reach...

Jul 16, 2014 5:13 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Smith Crumbles Duke, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Leslie Smith is a killer. Jessamyn Duke may have an impressive physique, but if you cannot keep your opponent a safe distance away then the reach is pointless. Smith did a great job at closing the distance and for every shot she took, she countered with two of her own. Smith eventually backed Duke up...

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Sterling Outclasses Viana, Earns TKO Win in Round 3

Aljamain Sterling completely outclassed Hugo Viana tonight in their bout at “UFC Fight Night 45”. Sterling showed rays of brilliance in his standup and grappling on the path to his TKO victory. Sterling not only put on a great display of offense, but he did a fantastic job at neutralizing any form of offense Viana...

Jul 16, 2014 4:05 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Gadelha Dominates Lahdemaki, Gets Decision Win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welcomed the straweight division with a fight between Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki. The bout aired on UFC Fight Pass and Gadelha would claim the glory when it was all over. It was no surprise when the bookies revealed their odds for the event that Gadelha was the most favored fighter....

Apr 16, 2014 8:58 pm

Sarah Kaufman Landed 202 Strikes, 3rd Most In a Single UFC Fight

Sarah Kaufman put on a striking clinic tonight in her bout against Leslie Smith. Smith was Kaufman’s third opponent of the night as the previous two were forced to pull out due to injuries. Kaufman came prepared regardless and ended up putting up some of the most impressive numbers we have seen in UFC history....

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...

Jul 19, 2013 1:32 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cesar Gracie On Why Anderson Is Going To Start Losing More, Rousey vs. Tate II, and Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Famed BJJ coach and longtime fan favorite of BJPenn.com, Cesar Gracie, joined our own Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews on Wednesday night’s episode (July 17th) of BJPenn.com Radio. Cesar is a staple in the training circles of the MMA community, he’s the head of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in California, and he has...

Jul 13, 2013 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Leslie Smith Talks Upcoming Invicta 6 Fight on Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   This Saturday, MMA fighter Leslie Smith will be fighting Jennifer Maia at Invicta 6 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Before she enters the cage, the Cesar Gracie fighter spoke with BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio to talk about her last fight with Sarah Kaufmann, her training for Maia and much more.  ...

Apr 22, 2013 10:21 am

Invicta 6: Cyborg v Coenen 2 Full Fight Card

Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg will go down Jul. 13, 2013 at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Headliners Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen will be squaring off for the organization’s inaugural featherweight title. Check out the full fight card…. Main Event: 145 lbs.: Cris Cyborg vs. Marloes Coenen for Invicta...

Feb 22, 2013 11:12 pm

Exclusive | Sarah Kaufman: “I’m on loan from the UFC to Invicta” | UFC News

Months have turned to weeks, weeks have turned into days and now we are just hours away from witnessing the first ever female UFC fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC 157. It’s a pivotal moment for female fighters all over the world and while all of...

Jan 8, 2013 5:00 am

Invicta FC 4 Lands a Home Run, Here’s What We Learned

In 2012, the all-female promotion known as the Invicta Fighting Championships took the MMA world by storm with three of the most thrilling fight cards of the entire year. Despite an unfortunate struggle with the online PPV streaming, President Shannon Knapp and her crew kicked off the year 2013 with another home-run. Of course, everyone...