Liz Carmouche News
Former UFC title challengers Liz Carmouche and Cat Zingano set to make MMA returns at Bellator 256
Drake Riggs - March 22, 2021
Ilima-Lei MacFarlane believes UFC did Liz Carmouche 'dirty', willing to fight her for Bellator belt
Cole Shelton - December 11, 2019
Liz Carmouche “pained” by the fashion in which the UFC cut her: ‘It’s a little bit insane’
Adam D Martin - December 8, 2019
Liz Carmouche releases statement on UFC Uruguay loss to Valentina Shevchenko
Adam D Martin - August 11, 2019
UFC women’s flyweight contender Liz Carmouche has released a statement following her unanimous decision loss to Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of UFC Uruguay. Here’s what ‘Girlrilla’ had to say on her Instagram:
Pros react to Valentina Shevchenko defeating Liz Carmouche
Natasha Hooper - August 10, 2019
Valentina Shevchenko put her UFC women’s flyweight title on the line against Liz Carmouche in this evenings UFC Uruguay main event. Tonight’s fight served as a rematch, as the ladies first met at C3 Fights, Red River Rivalry in 2010. There, Shevchenko (17-3) would suffer the first loss of her professional career. “Girl-Rilla” knocked out Valentina during the second round. However, Shevchenko believes it was a lucky strike that could have easily been stopped.
UFC Uruguay Results: Valentina Shevchenko defeats Liz Carmouche (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - August 10, 2019
A women’s flyweight title fight headlined tonight’s UFC Uruguay event as Liz Carmouche challenges reigning division champion Valentina Shevchenko. This evenings main event will serve as a rematch, as Shevchenko was previously defeated by Carmouche via TKO (cut) at C3 Fights in September of 2010.
UFC Uruguay Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - August 10, 2019
The Octagon invades Montevideo tonight for UFC Uruguay, a 13-bout fight card headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight between Liz Carmouche and Valentina Shevchenko. This evenings main event will serve as a rematch, as Shevchenko was previously defeated by Carmouche via TKO (cut) at C3 Fights in September of 2010.
UFC Uruguay | Valentina Shevchenko preparing for any surprises Liz Carmouche may have
Cole Shelton - August 9, 2019
UFC Uruguay | Valentina Shevchenko says first fight against Liz Carmouche ended with 'lucky strike'
Cole Shelton - August 8, 2019
Valentina Shevchenko is set for her second title defense when she takes on Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC Uruguay. The lead up to the fight has been interesting given the two fought back in 2010, when Carmouche beat Shevchenko by TKO after the doctor stopped the fight. Carmouche says it was a legit stoppage, while the current champion Shevchenko says it was a lucky strike and the fight shouldn’t have been stopped.
UFC Uruguay | Pro fighters make their picks for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche
Cole Shelton - August 8, 2019
In the main event of UFC Uruguay, flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will look to defend her title against Liz Carmouche. The champion is coming off of a knockout win over Jessica Eye at UFC 238, while the challenger is on a two-fight winning streak. The Kyrgyzstani champion is a -1200 favorite, while her American challenger is a +700 underdog.
UFC Uruguay | Liz Carmouche says she will finish Valentina Shevchenko again
Cole Shelton - August 6, 2019
Liz Carmouche is the only person to ever finish Valentina Shevchenko, and she expects to do that again. In the main event of UFC Uruguay, Carmouche will rematch Shevchenko for the UFC flyweight belt. The two fought back in 2010, and the American defeated the future UFC champ from Kyrgyzstan by stoppage. Although that was nine years ago, the outcome is still somewhat controversial.
Valentina Shevchenko to defend title vs Liz Carmouche at UFC Uruguay
Mike Pendleton - June 18, 2019
UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is getting right back into the Octagon after her first successful title defense. Shevchenko defeated Jessica Eye at UFC 238 in Chicago with a highlight reel head kick earlier this month, and she’s getting a quick turnaround for her second title defense. According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN citing multiple sources, Shevchenko will defend her flyweight title against Liz Carmouche on August 10, in the main event of UFC Uruguay.
Liz Carmouche vs Roxanne Modaferri targeted for UFC San Antonio
Drake Riggs - May 14, 2019
The UFC is headed back to Texas for UFC San Antonio on July 20. With no fights yet to be announced… that’s about to be changed. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has confirmed that a pivotal flyweight match-up between seasoned veteran top contenders and former title challengers, one at bantamweight and the other at flyweight, is close to finalization for the event.
Ronda Rousey says UFC debut against Liz Carmouche 'felt bigger' than Wrestlemania
Cole Shelton - May 13, 2019
Ronda Rousey has done a lot in her combat sports career. She competed in the Olympics, she was the first ever female UFC champion, she headlined UFC pay-per-views, and then she went to the WWE and took part in the first all-female Wrestlemania main event. While Wrestlemania was a big deal for Rousey, she says it doesn’t compare to her first UFC fight, in which she defended her title with a submission of Liz Carmouche.
VIDEO | Liz Carmouche says she was tricked into first encounter with Valentina Shevchenko
Drake Riggs - February 23, 2019
“I think it goes down similar to how it went down the first time,” Liz Carmouche said of a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko. “The first time I was tricked, honestly, by the commission that I was fighting for, the organization [C3 Fights]. “I was supposed to fight her sister [Antonina], who had just as little experience as I did. Instead, I went against somebody who had 10 years more experience than myself. And it was just at that point, I wasn’t willing to say no for an opportunity to fight so I took it and somehow managed to come out with the win.
EXCLUSIVE | Liz Carmouche struggled to find willing opponent ahead of UFC Prague fight
Cole Shelton - February 22, 2019
Liz Carmouche last fought in July of 2018 and wanted to return sooner. She will finally get that chance on Saturday when the UFC makes its debut in the Czech Republic. “I’m ready to fight,” Carmouche said to BJPENN.com. “That’s what I’m looking forward to. I haven’t fought since July and I have been nagging the UFC. I have tried to get booked well before but I’m excited to finally be able to go out there and do what I do.”