Bethe Correia News
Bethe Correia confirms her MMA career is over but says she is open to boxing: “I would like that adventure”
Harry Kettle - April 1, 2022
Former title challenger Bethe Correia retires following loss at UFC Vegas 38
Adam D Martin - October 3, 2021
Photos | Bethe Correia shares graphic photos following emergency appendectomy
Adam Martin - January 6, 2021
UFC 237 | Returning Bethe Correia: 'The division needs me'
Drake Riggs - May 8, 2019
It has been six years since former UFC title challenger, Bethe ‘Pitbull’ Correia picked up a victory in her native country of Brazil. However, she looks to change that come this Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. At UFC 237, Correia will make her return to action when she takes on Mexico’s Irene Aldana. For the 14-fight veteran in Correia, this will be her first fight since she headlined UFC Singapore opposite Holly Holm in June 2017. Unfortunately for the Brazilian, she suffered defeat that night via third-round knockout.
Bethe Correia discusses UFC 227 exit, calls it the most difficult situation of her career
Tom Taylor - August 2, 2018
Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia was supposed to battle Irene Aldana at UFC 227 in Los Angeles, California this Saturday. Unfortunately, the California State Athletic Commission announced that Correia’s vision wasn’t on point, which prompted the UFC to remove her from the matchup as a precaution. Even though she was cleared by multiple doctors. Speaking in a Wednesday Instagram post, Correia explained her withdrawal from UFC 227. Suffice it to say that she’s disappointed.
UFC 227 takes a late hit as Bethe Correia is pulled from bout with Irene Aldana mid fight week
Drake Riggs - July 31, 2018
Losing fights is never a good thing for all involved. Especially when it’s right in the middle of fight week, making the task of finding a replacement even harder. And for Mexican bantamweight prospect Irene Aldana, no one is going to be able to fill in for her opponent Bethe Correia.
Bethe Correia updates on accident and emergency surgery that thwarted Octagon return
Tom Taylor - October 25, 2017
Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia was planning on returning to action this January, when she expected to fight Mexico’s Irene Aldana. Regrettably, Correia has apparently gone through an accident, and has been sidelined due to an emergency surgery. The Brazilian fighter updated on this unfortunate turn of events in a Monday morning Instagram post.
Bethe Correia believes she's a bigger draw than all other female UFC fighters combined
Tom Taylor - June 28, 2017
Bethe Correia issues statement after knockout loss to Holly Holm
Tom Taylor - June 18, 2017
On Saturday, the UFC returned to Singapore with UFC Fight Night 111. In the main event of this anticipated card, which aired entirely on Fight Pass, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia stepped onto the canvas with former champion Holly Holm. Unfortunately for Correia and her fans, this one did not go her way, as Holm put her down with a head kick in the third frame. In the wake of this disappointing loss to Holm, Correia took to Instagram with a statement, congratulating Holm and promising to be back stronger.
UFC Singapore Results: Holly Holm KO's Bethe Correia (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - June 17, 2017
UFC Singapore Results: Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia A key women’s bantamweight scrap between former division champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Bethe Correia served as the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 111 card in Singapore.
PHOTO | Holly Holm & Bethe Correia cutting weight together
bjpenndotcom - June 16, 2017
Saturday night in Singapore, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia will square off in a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. Ahead of the fight, the two women actually shared a sauna while attempting to make weight for their highly anticipated showdown Saturday night in a showing of good sportsmanship before a fight:
Bethe Correia blasts "overrated" Holly Holm, suspects she will retire early
Tom Taylor - June 12, 2017
This coming weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s upcoming trip to Singapore, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will collide with former title challenger Bethe Correia. In advance of this fight, Correia has made no secret of her opinions on Holm. Her latest criticisms of Holm occurred in a Monday interview with Daily Star, during which she called the former champ “overrated,” among other things.
Bethe Correia interested in future boxing matches, seeks to showcase her skill against Holly Holm
Tom Taylor - April 17, 2017
BREAKING! Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore
Chris Taylor - April 12, 2017
Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore A women’s bantamweight bout between former division champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Bethe Correia will headline UFC Fight Night 111 on June 17 in Singapore.
UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau ends in a majority draw
Chris Taylor - March 11, 2017
A women’s bantamweight bout between Bethe Correia and Marion Reneau took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Reneau starts off quickly with a front kick. Bethe catches a second kick and delivers a couple of punches. Marion pulls her leg free and attacks with another kick. Bethe replies with a counter right hand. Both women seem more than happy to exchange on their feet. Marion with a left, Bethe replies with a right hand. Both women are connecting with good shots. Reneau lands a combination and then a hard leg kick. Bethe replies with a crisp right. She is only landing one shot at a time however while Reneau is landing some combos. Bethe scores a late takedown and winds up in half guard. Round one comes to an end.
Bethe Correia eyeing potential Ronda Rousey rematch
bjpenndotcom - March 11, 2017
Ahead of her ‘UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza’ scrap against Marion Reneau tonight, Bethe Correia is looking for an eventual rematch with Ronda Rousey after she found herself knocked out in just 34 seconds by the former champ two years ago. Leading up to that fight, Correia was hailed as the most dangerous fighter Rousey had ever fought given her impressive knockout power. When the pair finally stepped in the Octagon in August of 2015, it took under a minute for Rousey to knock Correia out cold in what was one of the most destructive WMMA knockouts in history.
Bethe Correia sends Amanda Nunes warning
bjpenndotcom - January 21, 2017
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had arguably one of the best years in MMA over the course of 2016. To start the year, Nunes fought top ranked women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko in a highlight anticipated UFC 196 scrap which she won via unanimous decision. In her next fight, Nunes headlined UFC 200, where she won the UFC women’s bantamweight championship by rocking and then submitting Miesha Tate in the first round of their fight. In her very first title defense, Nunes closed out the year by picking up a particularly dominant and impressive 1st round KO win over former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds.
Bethe Correia calls out Miesha Tate: Any weight, anytime, anywhere
bjpenndotcom - September 15, 2016
This past weekend, Bethe Correia made her successful return to the Octagon on the preliminary card of UFC 203, where she defeated Jessica Eye via split decision. The win put Correia in the win column once again, snapping her 2-fight losing streak that saw her get KOd by Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 190, and then drop a split decision to Raquel Pennington earlier this year.
Bethe Correia: I always said Ronda Rousey was mentally weak
bjpenndotcom - September 7, 2016
Bethe Correia may have lasted only 34 seconds against Ronda Rousey during their UFC 190 title fight, but the Brazilian has been extremely vocal about Rousey ever since. Rousey hasn’t fought since her knockout loss to Holly Holm back at UFC 193 and hasn’t had a fight lined up since relinquishing the belt to Holm a year ago. In fact, Dana White hasn’t been able to give a timeline for Rousey’s return, which may not happen until 2017, if at all.
Bethe Correia: I want to fight Cris Cyborg next
bjpenndotcom - September 7, 2016
Outspoken woman’s bantamweight Bethe Correia may be fighting Jessica Eye at UFC 203 this weekend, but a fight with Cris Cyborg is on the former title challenger’s mind. The Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion finally debuted in the Octagon at UFC 198, and has been the subject of many call-outs ever since, with Correia being the most recent:
Report: Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye targeted for UFC 203
Chris Taylor - June 12, 2016
A women’s bantamweight bout that would surely produce fireworks is being targeted for September’s pay-per-view event in Cleveland, as Combate is reporting that a fight between Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye is in the works for UFC 203. Bethe Correia (9-2 MMA) is coming off back-to-back losses in her two most recent octagon appearances. The Brazilian was knocked out cold by Ronda Rousey in her bid for the title at UFC 190, and most recently lost a close split-decision to Raquel Pennington in April.