Archive: Sara McMann

Aug 7, 2015 7:02 am

Sara McMann: ‘I’m The One To Dethrone Rousey’

Despite having lost her first fight with Ronda Rousey via first-round TKO, former Olympic wrestler Sara McMann (8-2 MMA) still believes she will be the one to dethrone the undefeated champ. Here is what McMann had to say during a recent interview with Fox Sports: “Any time I lose, I want revenge,” McMann told FOX...

Nov 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Miesha Tate on “loud mouth” Bethe Correia: ‘She seems cocky’

Miesha Tate recently signed to fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. Tate believes that a fight with McMann would give her a better shot at getting back to title contention than a fight with Bethe Correia, who Tate wanted to fight at one point. Tate spoke to MMAJunkie about the decision to fight McMann. “I’ve...

Nov 16, 2014 5:39 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC books 7 bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been busy recently, as always, making matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matchmaking decisions from this past week below! First we have Darren Elkins vs. Hacaran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Elkins is coming off a split-decision win over Lucas Martins,...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...


Oct 8, 2014 11:25 am

QUICK TWITT | McMann vs. Tate In The Works

A battle between two former title challengers is apparently in the works between Sara McMann and Miesha Tate. The Olympic Silver Medalist, McMann has been lobbying for a shot at Tate since her last UFC outing. Here’s her update: One step closer to the fight with @MieshaTate!! hopefully i can announce it soon!! @ufc @seanshelby...

Sep 22, 2014 9:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Tate Responds To McMann’s Callout, “Any Time Any Place”

After defeating Rin Nakai this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate was politely called out by Sara McMann via Twitter. Today, Tate responded to McMann’s callout, saying she’s down to fight whenever and wherever McMann wants. @Sara_McMann @ufc any time any place pretty lady! — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) September 21, 2014 This...

Sep 21, 2014 8:57 am

Tate has a new Olympian suitor, Called Out By McMann

Yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate got back on track after defeating undefeated Rin Nakai. Sara McMann saw an opportunity to politely call out Tate, and earn her way back to the top of the 135-pound ladder. Hey @ufc, I'd like to fight @MieshaTate since she just beat an undefeated fighter Rin...

Sep 14, 2014 12:22 pm

Sara McMann Details Time She Beat Up The School Bully

UFC women’s bantamweight Sara McMann might not have been the right person for a school bully to pick on when she was a kid. The Olympic silver medalist spoke to MMAJunkie about the last time a school bully picked on her. One of McMann’s friends even warned the bully that McMann was the wrong girl...

Sep 4, 2014 10:50 am

PHOTO | McMann Feeds A Buffalo With Her Mouth!

Former UFC title challenger, and Olympic Silver Medalist, Sara McMann is taking some time for extracurricular activities in her time off. Check it: After @Sara_McMann spoke with the kids we decided to let her feed some buffalo…with her mouth pic.twitter.com/mUs81GSLPh — David Michaud (@bulldawgUFC) September 4, 2014

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 17, 2014 1:34 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Ross Pearson’s Win Over Maynard

Last night Ross Pearson picked up a much-needed victory over a former title-challenger in Gray Maynard. (Replay HERE) The victory catapults Ross into contender talks, a position every UFC fighter strives for. Following his second round stoppage, the twitterverse exploded with reactions. Check it: Hate to see Maynard go out like that once again! As...

Aug 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White To Have Serious Talk With Gray Maynard About Fighting Future

“Obviously he came here to fight, and he’s been cleared medically to fight, I think the kid is healthy. But, you know, it’s probably a discussion we might have. I’m not looking to chase Gray out of the game or anything like that. I’ll talk to him though. These guys go through extensive medical testing...

Aug 16, 2014 11:21 pm

UFN 47 Bonus Report: Four Main Card Fighters Walk With $50K

UFC Fight Night 47 took place tonight in Bangor, Maine and the card did not disappoint. In the main event Ryan Bader controlled Ovince St. Preux in a grueling 5 round grind to earn himself a unanimous decision victory in typical Ryan Bader fashion. Ross Pearson shined brightly tonight as he earned an impressive TKO...

Aug 16, 2014 9:16 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Ross Pearson Looks Sharp in TKO Victory Over Gray Maynard

Maynard landed first, looked light on his feet and utilized good head movement. Pearson quickly started finding his timing, though, landing several straights and jabs. Maynard shot in and took Pearson down against the cage but Pearson got back up and separated from Maynard, landing a nice strike on the way out. Pearson started landing...

Aug 16, 2014 7:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Jordan Pounds Out May in 3rd; Earns TKO Victory

The two started off by feeling each other out before Jordan finally landed a nice strike a minute in to the fight. May had the reach advantage but could not catch Jordan early on. May finally landed some nice counter strikes that cut Jordan slightly over the left eye. Jordan continued to try to keep...