Former UFC title challengers Liz Carmouche and Cat Zingano set to make MMA returns at Bellator 256

As Bellator gets set to kick off 2021 on Showtime, Cat Zingano and Liz Carmouche are ready to make their sophomore appearances in the promotion. Monday, it was revealed via ESPN that former UFC bantamweight title challenger turned Bellator featherweight, Cat Zingano, will be welcoming Olivia Parker to the promotion at Bellator 256 on April […]

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane believes UFC did Liz Carmouche 'dirty', willing to fight her for Bellator belt

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane is not happy about how the way the UFC released her friend and teammate Liz Carmouche. The two-time UFC title challenger Carmouche was released while she was in Washington D.C. doing promotional work for the company. The Bellator flyweight champ MacFarlane believes that just shows how scummy the UFC is to fighters. “Yeah, […]

Report | Bellator to sign Liz Carmouche

The UFC surprisingly released Liz Carmouche last week, but it doesn’t appear she will be on the free-agent market looking for work for long. According to Steven Marrocco of, Bellator has already been in touch with Carmouche about signing with the promotion. At this point, Bellator is just waiting for the UFC to send […]

Liz Carmouche “pained” by the fashion in which the UFC cut her: ‘It’s a little bit insane’

Former UFC women’s title contender Liz Carmouche says she was “pained” by the fashion in which the world’s biggest MMA promotion cut her from its roster. On Friday, news broke that Carmouche had been released by the UFC despite the fact she just fought Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC women’s flyweight title over the summer. […]

Report | Former title challenger Liz Carmouche cut from UFC — while doing promotional work

Liz Carmouche, who competed in the first women’s bout in UFC history, and contended for titles in two weight classes, has been cut from the promotion, her manager told ESPN reporter Ariel Helwani. To add insult to injury, Carmouche was reportedly doing promotional work for the UFC in Washington, D.C., when she learned that she […]