Irene Aldana eyeing title fight against the winner of Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2: "I'm ready"

UFC women’s bantamweight contender Irene Aldana believes it’s her turn to get a title shot. Later this year, Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes are set to meet in a rematch for the women’s bantamweight title. Their first outing at UFC 269 last December, saw ‘The Lioness’ submitted in the second round. The bout was one […]

Ketlen Vieira dismisses Irene Aldana rematch following UFC Vegas 55 win: "I don’t think it’s necessary"

Ketlen Vieira has no interest in a rematch with Irene Aldana at this time. Vieira shared the Octagon with Holly Holm in the main event of UFC Vegas 55 this past Saturday night (May 21). It was a competitive fight that ended in a controversial split decision. Vieira took the split nod but many felt […]

Former featherweight champ Germaine de Randamie forced out of UFC 268 due to injury

Germaine de Randamie (10-4) will no longer be a part of the big upcoming UFC 268 event in November. ESPN Deportes revealed Wednesday that the Netherlands’ “Iron Lady” had been forced out of her bantamweight contender bout with Irene Aldana on Nov. 6 due to an undisclosed injury. It remains to be seen if Mexico’s […]

Yana Kunitskaya announces pregnancy a month after Irene Aldana loss

Yana Kunitskaya is going to be taking some time away from the octagon. The No. 6 ranked UFC bantamweight contender teased her pregnancy on Sunday. On April 1, Kunitskaya and her partner, UFC light heavyweight Thiago Santos, announced a fake pregnancy for April Fool’s Day. MMA Fighting has confirmed that this time the announcement is […]

Irene Aldana issues statement after decisive loss to Holly Holm

Irene Aldana has issued a statement after she came up short opposite former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm over the weekend. Aldana took on Holm in the main event of UFC Fight Island 4 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi last Saturday. The bout represented the biggest test of her MMA career thus far, but […]