Women’s Flyweight

The latest updates and news from the women’s flyweight division in MMA. Bringing you up-to-date interviews, news and opinions within the UFC and other MMA organizations.

  • Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira: Why was the bout moved and did Lipski miss weight?
    For a while it appeared like Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira wasn’t going to happen. However, the fight has been moved to this weekend’s UFC Fight Night card in San Diego due to Lipski missing weight by 2.5lbs on the official weigh-in scales. The former KSW star will luckily still be able to compete against Cachoeira, this time on the undercard at UFC Fight Night: …
  • Taila Santos took home less than Brendan Allen despite narrowly losing to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275
    That’s right, despite narrowly losing to dominant UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, Taila Santos took home less money than Brendan Allen at UFC 275. The Brazilian pushed Shevchenko all the way to a decision, which many believed Santos had a strong chance of winning. Despite this, Santos took home just $132,000 according to MMA Salaries – less than undercard fighter Brendan Allen who took …
  • Watch: Ariane Lipski kneebar vs. Carolina Luana
    At UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, Ariane Lipski produced one of the most memorable moments in women’s MMA when submitting Carolina Luana in the first round of their much-anticipated bout. Lipski managed to catch Luana in a rare kneebar submission while on the ground during their fight. The submission didn’t last long, with her opponent tapping quickly before further damage could be caused …
  • Tracy Cortez vs. Amanda Ribas: Height, reach, weight and UFC record comparison
    Tracy Cortez and Amanda Ribas are scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night on December 3rd later this year. Cortez is currently ranked #14 in the women’s flyweight division, whereas Ribas is unranked within the division. However, the Brazilian is ranked #10 in the women’s strawweight division, with the bout in December taking place at 125lbs. The fight looks much riskier for Cortez than Ribas, …
  • Who is Juliana Miller fighting at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill?
    Juliana Miller will take on Brogan Walker at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill this weekend. Walker is seven years older than Miller and has considerably more experience within professional MMA than the young American. “The Bear” has a professional MMA record of seven wins and two losses and won both of her Ultimate Fighter bouts via decision. Despite “Killer” being relatively new to MMA, …