Sijara Eubanks News
Sijara Eubanks issues statement following domestic violence allegations
Adam Martin - February 21, 2021
Sijara Eubanks issues statement following loss to Pannie Kianzad at UFC Vegas 17
Adam Martin - December 20, 2020
Sijara Eubanks and Mick Maynard respond to criticism of the UFC's safety protocols
Chris Taylor - December 5, 2020
Sijara Eubanks planning her own "David and Goliath story" against Ketlen Vieira at UFC 253
Cole Shelton - September 23, 2020
Marion Reneau injured, Sijara Eubanks steps up on short notice for UFC 253 fight with Ketlen Vieira
Harry Kettle - September 17, 2020
UFC Rochester bonuses revealed
Cole Shelton - May 19, 2019
On Saturday night, UFC Rochester captured the attention of fight fans all over the world. The main event of this ESPN+ card saw “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee make his welterweight debut, taking on former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. But, the fight that stole the show was the main event of the prelims, which saw Aspen Ladd defeat Sijara Eubanks by decision in a thrilling war.
UFC Rochester Results: Aspen Ladd defeats Sijara Eubanks (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - May 18, 2019
A key women’s bantamweight fight between Aspen Ladd and Sijara Eubanks served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Rochester prelims. Tonight’s contest will serve as a rematch, as Ladd and Eubanks originally collided under the Invicta banner in January of 2017, with Aspen emerging victorious by way of unanimous decision.
UFC Rochester | Sijara Eubanks believes Aspen Ladd is 'perfect' opponent for return to bantamweight
Cole Shelton - May 14, 2019
Sijara Eubanks had a whirlwind 10 days back in the fall. Initially, it was announced that she would headline UFC 230 in Madison Square Garden and fight for the vacant flyweight title against Valentina Shevchenko. However, that plan did not come to fruition, and Eubanks was later booked for an undercard rematch with Roxanne Modafferi instead. Now, Sijara Eubanks is getting ready for another rematch, this time at bantamweight against Aspen Ladd. Eubanks lost her first fight against Ladd by decision.
Aspen Ladd and Sijara Eubanks set to run it back at UFC Rochester
Drake Riggs - March 7, 2019
UFC 235 took place this past Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. As stacked of a card as it was it actually ended up staying completely intact as well… For the most part, anyway. When it comes to complete fight removals, during fight week the card lost out on a bantamweight clash between Marlon “Chito” Vera and Frankie Saenz after Vera pulled out with an illness. Saenz was a late replacement for Thomas Almeida.
Sijara Eubanks headed back to bantamweight after weight troubles at 125
Drake Riggs - December 5, 2018
Sijara Eubanks calls out Mackenzie Dern
James Lynch - November 15, 2018
After a title shot was taken away from her, and her picking up a win at UFC 230, Sijara Eubanks has her sights set on another opponent. The Ultimate Fighter Season 26 finalist called out jiu-jitsu sensation Mackenzie Dern for a matchup. Found this old gem…Hey @MackenzieDern how bout we run it back with the 4oz gloves! Let’s see who the realest bjj black belt in mma is! @AliAbdelaziz00 @danawhite @Mickmaynard2 pic.twitter.com/jVVyBMp8PB
VIDEO | Sijara Eubanks puts Ben Askren on blast after backstage encounter
Drake Riggs - November 6, 2018
“What are you stepping to me for?”@SarJnCharge confronted @Benaskren at MSG on Saturday. Full: https://t.co/uo1C71zuhH pic.twitter.com/XBcam07D2Y
Sijara Eubanks embracing recent fan backlash: ‘You’re gonna tune in to watch me’
Tom Taylor - November 6, 2018
Sijara Eubanks has received her fare share of fan backlash over the last few weeks. First, it was when she was briefly linked to a UFC 230 main event flyweight title fight with Valentina Shevchenko. Then, it was when missed weight for the UFC 230 fight she ultimately got, an undercard scrap with former title challenger Roxanne Modafferi. While Sijara Eubanks has of course heard this backlash, she’s not letting it bother her. Instead, she’s embracing it, as she knows her haters will be tuning in to watch her next fight.
UFC 230 Results: Sijara Eubanks defeats Roxanne Modafferi
Chris Taylor - November 3, 2018
A key women’s flyweight scrap between Roxanne Modafferi and Sijara Eubanks took place at tonight’s UFC 230 event in New York. Sijara Eubanks narrowly missed weight for tonight’s contest with Modafferi, weighing in at 127.2 pounds.
Ben Askren lectures Sijara Eubanks for UFC 230 weigh-in miss: 'Time to grow up'
Tom Taylor - November 2, 2018
Sijara Eubanks: 'I'm going to get my belt one way or another'
Cole Shelton - November 1, 2018
For a moment, Sijara Eubanks was expected to headline this Saturday’s UFC 230 card against Valentina Shevchenko. Then, after a wave of fan backlash surrounding this main event, she was reallocated to an undercard bout with Roxanne Modafferi, while a heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis was inserted into the headlining spot. Sijara Eubanks, as you can imagine, was mad, and quickly went on a Twitter rant targeting the UFC.
Sijara Eubanks on Joe Rogan: "One day he is going to find himself with me in the cage"
Christopher Taylor - October 23, 2018
Women’s flyweight contender Sijara Eubanks plans on giving UFC commentator Joe Rogan a piece of her mind the next time she has a post-fight interview. Earlier this month it was reported that Sijara Eubanks (5-3 MMA) was set to face former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant UFC flyweight championship in the main event of UFC 230.
After UFC 230 title fight cancellation, Sijara Eubanks now set to rematch Roxanne Modaferri
Drake Riggs - October 10, 2018
Getting to UFC 230, in general, has just been one of the more wilder rides that the MMA community has witnessed as it’s gotten closer. After waiting a whole lot longer than we could have imagined, fans and pundits alike began to start just hoping that the event’s big lightweight co-main event between top-ranked contender Dustin Poirier and the returning Nate Diaz should have just gotten promoted up to the headliner.
Sijara Eubanks reacts to Valentina Shevchenko fight cancellation, 'Quit running this thing like a circus'
Drake Riggs - October 9, 2018
It’s pretty safe to say that today the No. 4 ranked flyweight contender and Ultimate Fighter season 26 finalist Sijara Eubanks didn’t get the news that she was expecting. That news, of course, being the announcement that her UFC 230 vacant flyweight title bout main event with Valentina Shevchenko was now canceled and Shevchenko vs former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was back on for UFC 231 in December.
Joe Rogan: 'I don’t even know who Sijara Eubanks is and I’m the commentator for the UFC'
Tom Taylor - October 3, 2018
Sijara Eubanks and Jessica Eye in the works for UFC 232
Drake Riggs - August 29, 2018
After a brief back and forth on Twitter that led to an agreement to fight each other, the wheels have now actually been put into motion. The newest division in the UFC is the women’s 125-pound flyweight division and things are starting to heat up at the top of it.
Sijara Eubanks Expects Finish over Lauren Murphy and Valentina Shevchenko to Win Title
Drake Riggs - March 8, 2018
Believe it or not, Sijara Eubanks was supposed to be one half of MMA history. After competing and winning her way through season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, ‘Sarge’ was all set to fight for the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title against Nicco Montano. Eubanks, essentially a career bantamweight with only one fight at 125-pounds prior to the season, had felt that this was her perfect opportunity to shine. And for the most part, it was.