Archive: Sarah Kaufman

Oct 28, 2013 1:26 pm

Kaufman: Tate playing it smart, Rousey needs to grow up

  It would stand to reason that Sarah Kaufman is keeping an eye on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18. A perennial contender in the 135-pound division, Kaufman could fight either coach, UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey or challenger Miesha Tate, in the future. BloodyElbow caught up with Kaufman after her split decision loss to Jessica...

Oct 25, 2013 10:03 am

Sarah Kaufman: ‘I Don’t Feel Like My Last Fight Was A Loss’

“When they read [the decision], I was honestly in disbelief.  I was pretty upset.  I felt like I’d won.  The crowd thought I won.  Almost everyone thought that I won,” UFC women’s bantamweight fighter, Sarah Kaufman, said following her loss to Jessica Eye at UFC 166.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Following UFC 166,...

Aug 24, 2013 1:25 pm

UFC 166: Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye Booked

Two top ranked female combatants have agreed to square off in a UFC 166 match that will serve as both their promotional debuts. Former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Sarah Kaufman, has agreed to face off with former Bellator fighter Jessica Eye. UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos III is set to take place on October 19,...

Aug 19, 2013 9:23 am

Sarah Kaufman off UFC Fight Night 27 card

After losing her scheduled UFC Fight Night 27 opponent Sara McMann (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) earlier this month and without a suitbale replacement available, Sarah Kaufman (16-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been scratched from next week’s ‘UFN 27’ lineup. Kaufman’s most recent effort came while under the Invicta FC banner, where she earned a split-decision...

Aug 6, 2013 11:47 am

Sara McMann Out of UFC Fight Night 27, Replacement Needed for Kaufman

Sara McMann (pictured) has withdrawn from her upcoming UFC Fight Nigh bout against Sarah Kaufman, leaving Kaufman and the UFC seeking an opponent with only three weeks to fight night.   By Christopher Murphy   Sara McMann has withdrawn from her August UFC Fight Night 27 fight against Sarah Kaufman, it was reported Monday night. ...

Jun 4, 2013 8:13 pm

Sarah Kaufman vs. Sara McMann Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

  A women’s bantamweight fight between Sarah Kaufman (16-2) and undefeated Sara McMann (7-0) has been confirmed for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1. UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2 takes place on August 28th at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. That card will be headlines with a welterweight rematch as Carlos Condit...

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...

Feb 19, 2013 11:20 am

Five Great Guests Join BJPenn.Com Radio Wednesday Night at 8pm EST

  Join hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli this Wednesday night beginning at 8pm. We will go over this past Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 7 card as well as preview this coming Saturday’s historic UFC 157 event featuring the first female fight in UFC history. Joining us will be World Series of Fighting welterweight Josh...

Sep 10, 2012 8:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE| Frank Shamrock: "Women's MMA Will Save Sport From Dana White"

As I’ve stated on here multiple times, a great warrior is not defined by gender, age or physical strength. A competitor that is able to dig down deep, overcome the toughest obstacles and rise above it all is truly what being a superb fighter is all about. For years, female MMA athletes have been overshadowed...

Sep 2, 2012 10:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Kim Couture says Rousey vs. Cyborg would be the FOTY

Whether you love her or hate her, there is absolutely no denying that Ronda Rousey is the hottest fighter in MMA today. I’m not even talking about her physical hotness, which some could make a case that she is leading that department as well but no other athlete in the sport is on fire right...

Aug 20, 2012 7:10 am

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Bonus Winners and MVP

If the time eventually comes where Zuffa disbands Strikeforce it will be a sad day for fans of mixed martial arts. Not only will we lose the opportunity to watch some great fights without paying nearly $50 for them, we will also lose out on the ability to watch the ladies get in the cage...

Aug 20, 2012 7:04 am

Video | Gracie Breakdown – Ronda Rousey Does It Again ! | Strikeforce News

Everyone knows Ronda Rousey is good, but on August 18, 2012, she proved that she truly is in a class of her own. Not only did she defend her bantamweight title, but she did it an devastating fashion against, Sarah Kaufman, one of the most respected female MMA fighters in the world. In this episode,...

Aug 17, 2012 1:03 am

Video | Ronda Rousey: 'I'm Trying to Kill Them With My Bare Hands' | Strikeforce News

Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey comments on becoming more comfortable at 135-pounds, She also shows off that she is in the best shape of her life. Rousey also comments on her opponent Sarah Kaufman and wants to beat her at her own game. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Aug 15, 2012 11:26 pm

Video | Training Camp Journal: Sarah Kaufman | Strikeforce News

Sarah Kaufman gives MMA Fighting an all-access pass into her training camp before the biggest fight of her career this weekend when she faces Ronda Rousey for the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight title. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 13, 2012 3:13 am

Video | Strikeforce: On the Set with Rousey and Kaufman | Strikeforce News

Go behind the scenes of the promo shoot for the highly-anticipated Strikeforce title fight between Ronda Rousey and Sarah Kaufman. Hear from both fighters and find out what fans can expect when they enter the cage on Saturday, August 18th on SHOWTIME. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 9, 2012 7:27 am

Exclusive: Ovince St. Preux Ready to Rebound From Loss to Mousasi

Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux has spent the last eight months preparing for August 18th. The last time fans saw him inside the cage he was losing via decision to Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak for the Knoxville, Tennessee resident who was well on...

Jul 19, 2012 8:25 am

Rockhold vs. Kennedy broadcast pulls average numbers | MMA NEWS

Yahoo Sports reported earlier today that the numbers for this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy card drew an audience of 420,000 viewers. “While that isn’t a blockbuster number, it holds up well in relation to the promotion’s other offerings on Showtime. The Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in May did slightly better at 463,000 viewers,...

Jul 7, 2012 7:57 am

"I Think A Lot Of Questions Will Be Answered In This Fight" I MMA News

  In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discusses Why Chael Sonnen doesn’t stand a chance against the long-regining middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Rousey has always been an outspoken fighter and compares her own hype skills to that of Chael Sonnen: “I think it’s a similar idea. Chael has more of...

Jun 9, 2012 8:33 am

Champ Ronda Rousey Opens Up As 5-1 Favorite Over Kaufman | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Even though the bout has yet to be announced, sources close to the fight confirmed that the bout is going to happen and that’s good enough for the bookies. With the numbers at a staggering 5-to-1 in favor of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, it’s safe to assume that the...