Felice Herrig News
Felice Herrig explains why she ended retirement to sign with BKFC, reveals they "tripled my UFC contract"
Cole Shelton - July 13, 2022
Just Scrap Radio Ep. 86 with Michelle Waterson, Dustin Jacoby, Felice Herrig, and Cody Brundage
Cole Shelton - July 12, 2022
Karolina Kowalkiewicz reveals plans to retire if she lost to Felice Herrig: "Better her than me"
Josh Evanoff - June 8, 2022
Felice Herrig explains what caused Vegas street fight following UFC 246
Chris Taylor - February 1, 2020
UFC veteran Felice Herrig was attacked on the streets of Las Vegas shortly following the conclusion of last month’s UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cerrone event. The women’s strawweight standout had previously taken to Instagram where she revealed the shocking news.
Felice Herrig attacked in Las Vegas following UFC 246
Chris Taylor - January 19, 2020
UFC veteran Felice Herrig was attacked in Las Vegas shortly following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC 246 event. The women’s strawweight standout took to Instagram late this evening where she revealed the shocking news.
UFC 229 Results: Michelle Waterson defeats Felice Herrig (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - October 6, 2018
A women’s strawweight bout between Felice Herrig and Michelle Waterson kicked off tonight’s UFC 229 main card from Las Vegas. Felice Herrig is coming off a split-decision loss to former title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz in her most recent outing at UFC 223. Prior to the setback, Herrig had reeled off four straight wins.
VIDEO | Felice Herrig on Conor McGregor: 'I'm always going to think he's a piece of sh*t'
Drake Riggs - October 4, 2018
UFC strawweight @FeliceHerrig doesn't care about the fan backlash of speaking out against Conor McGregor: "What he did was wrong. I still think he's a piece of sh*t and I'm always going to think he's a piece of sh*t." #UFC229 pic.twitter.com/6IPIzY56q8 — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) October 4, 2018
Fired up Felice Herrig rips UFC strawweight rankings to shreads
Tom Taylor - May 18, 2018
Yesterday afternoon, formerly ranked UFC strawweight contender Angela Hill took to Twitter to share her concern that her spot in the rankings had been usurped by Mackenzie Dern, who has not yet defeated a top-15 strawweight, and whose last fight was not even in the division. Well this is a big fat slap in the face. I’ve fought top competition, beat #14 and the rankings finally grace me with #15 ranking, just to get bumped by a fucking Flyweight. pic.twitter.com/ZYlP5Ogs6w
UFC 223 Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Felice Herrig (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - April 7, 2018
UFC 223 Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Felice Herrig A key women’s strawweight fight between former title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz and surging division contender Felice Herrig took place on tonight’s UFC 223 prelims from Brooklyn.
Felice Herrig calls out major newspaper after they mistake her for her opponent
Tom Taylor - January 29, 2018
On April 7, at the stacked UFC 223 in Brooklyn, red-hot strawweight contender Felice Herrig will battle former title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz in one of the most important fights of her impressive career thus far. As this big bout looms on the horizon, Herrig is getting plenty of love from the media as one of the strawweight division’s top contenders. Regrettably, one publication made a pretty significant blunder when covering Herrig’s upcoming fight.
UFC 218 Results: Felice Herrig defeats Cortney Casey
Chris Taylor - December 2, 2017
A key women’s strawweight fight between Cortney Casey and Felice Herrig kicked off tonight’s UFC 218 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Herrig comes out quickly. She is trying to close the distance on Casey. Cortney lands a nice combination that ends in a leg kick. Both women seem cool with trading leather early. Casey is countering well early. She lands a nice combination that ends in an overhand right. Herrig paws with her jab. She throws a leg kick that lands. Casey with a right hand but she gets countered beautifully be Herrig. Casey returns fire with a combination that lands. Herrig presses forward and pushes Casey up against the cage. She is able to drag Cortney to the floor and immediately moves to half guard. Casey is doing a good job of defending here. She attempts a kimura and uses the submission to escape and get back up to her feet. Herrig with a jab to the body followed by a low kick. Casey and Herrig trade bombs to end round one.
Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents
Chris Taylor - August 19, 2017
VIDEO | Felice Herrig explains why poop did not faze her in the Octagon
Russell Ess - July 3, 2017
on #TheMMAHour, Felice Herrig addresses Kish's "accident" during their bout — watch the show live now: https://t.co/kkn0OSHyW3 pic.twitter.com/YAAxGfoI3n — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) July 3, 2017
Felice Herrig comments on opponent Justin Kish's mid-fight accident
Tom Taylor - June 27, 2017
Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112, strawweight veteran Felice Herrig scored an impressive decision win over the highly regarded Justine Kish. With this win, Herrig moved onto an impressive, three-fight win-streak and reestablished herself as a definite contender in the UFC strawweight division. Unfortunately, Herrig’s impressive win has been somewhat overshadowed by a mid-fight accident, during which brown splotches began to appear on the surface of the Octagon. It was later learned that Kish – who made light of the incident with incredible confidence – briefly lost control of her bowel during the fight.
VIDEO | Felice Herrig breaks down to tears, feels she is 'not young and beautiful enough' to be promoted by the UFC
Russell Ess - June 26, 2017
The UFC marketing machine can help push fighters to new levels of stardom if the athletes can back it up with good performances in the Octagon. However, with so many fighters in the UFC, how does the promotion choose which fighters to highlight? UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Justine Kish at UFC Fight Night 112, now putting her on a three-fight winning streak. With going 4-1 in the UFC, Herrig feels that she isn’t getting as many opportunities as other fighters that may look more physically marketable.
UFC Fight Night 112 results: Felice Herrig grapples Justine Kish to decision win (highlights)
Tom Taylor - June 25, 2017
On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. The fourth fight of this event’s six-fight main card occurred at strawweight, where established veteran Felice Herrig took on the gritty Justine Kish. This one was all Herrig. Though Kish showcased all the boundless heart for which she’s become known, she simply could not keep up with her veteran foe on the mat. By the time the third round was over, Herrig had wracked up 9:22 of control time, and landed more than 100 significant strikes. She also nearly finished the fight with a deep-looking rear naked choke. Needless to say, she left Oklahoma City with a unanimous decision win.
After UFC Houston win, Felice Herrig wants Michelle Waterson or Paige VanZant
Tom Taylor - February 5, 2017
On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with UFC Fight Night 104. In the co-main event of this exciting card, 23-year-old strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso took on veteran Felice Herrig. From the early vantage point, Grasso was widely expected to blow through her experienced foe – as evidenced by her status as a 3-1 betting favorite. In the end, however, Herrig pulled off the upset with a nice unanimous decision win.
Alexa Grasso to Return to the Octagon on February 4
Tom Taylor - December 4, 2016
Earlier this year, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Mexican strawweight Alexa Grasso made her long awaited UFC debut against a game Heather Jo Clark. Grasso would win this debut with a dominant unanimous decision, improving her record to a flawless 9-0 in the process. In victory, Grasso proved that she absolutely deserves a spot in the UFC’s ever-growing strawweight division, and left fans eager for her next bout. Now, the details of that next bout have emerged.
Clip | Felice Herrig forces Kailin Curran to tapout
Chris Taylor - July 23, 2016
UFC strawweight Felice Herrig made a successful return to the octagon tonight in Chicago by forcing Kailin Curran to tapout in the very first-round of their UFC on FOX 20 main card bout. Here is a clip of Herrig’s slick rear-naked choke submission victory:
PHOTO | Is Felice Herrig's weight cut ahead of UFC on FOX 20 concerning?
Russell Ess - July 21, 2016
UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is set to take on Kailin Curran at UFC on FOX 20 this Saturday night in Chicago, Illinois. Leading up to the fight, Herrig has been cutting weight to make the strawweight limit of 115 pounds.