Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann Becomes New Headliner For UFC 170

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

  • 8-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Liz Carmouche, Miesha Tate (x2), Sarah Kaufman

Sara McMann

Sara McMann

 

  • 7-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Hitomi Akano, Shayna Baszler, Sheila Gaff

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, defended her title successfully for the second time at UFC 168, submitting Miesha Tate in the third round with her patented armbar. All eight professional victories have come by the armbar submission, all but her most recent fight ending in the first round.

Former Olympic wrestling silver medalist, Sara McMann made the right first impression in her UFC debut, finishing Sheila Gaff in the first round via TKO. She remains undefeated in her young mixed martial arts carter, including key wins over Hitomi Akano and Shayna Baszler.

 

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Robert McDaniel vs Brad Tavares, Sarah Kaufman vs Sara McMann Added to UFC on FOX Sports 1 2

Bubba McDaniel

Robert McDaniel

  • 21-6 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Kyacey Uscola, Gilbert Smith, Eric Schambari

Brad Tavares

 

Brad Tavares

  • 10-1 MMA / 5-1 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Seth Baczynski, Riki Fukuda, Tom Watson

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Sarah Kaufman

 

Sarah Kaufman

  • 16-2 MMA / UFC Debut
  • Won 4 of Last 5 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Shayna Baszler, Liz Carmouche, Alexis Davis

Sara McMann

 

Sara McMann

  • 7-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Hitomi Akano, Shayna Baszler, Sheila Gaff

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UFC on FOX Sports 1 2

August 28th, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

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Ultimate Fighter 17 cast member, Robert McDaniel earned a third round submission victory over Gilbert Smith in his UFC debut on the show’s televised finale. The win was his seventh straight victory in the cage, including wins over Kyacey Uscola, Johnny Rees, and Eric Schambari.

Brad Tavares has been debatably the biggest surprise from season eleven of the Ultimate Fighter, putting together an impressive 5-1 record since making his debut with the promotion in June of 2010. He’s currently on a three-fight win streak, including victories over Dongi Yang, Tom Watson, and Riki Fukuda.

Former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion, Sarah Kaufman makes her UFC debut following a grueling split decision victory over budding prospect, Leslie Smith at Invicta FC 5. She’s won four of her last five fights, with her only loss coming to current UFC champion Ronda Rousey in Strikeforce.

Former Olympic wrestling silver medalist, Sara McMann made the right first impression in her UFC debut, finishing Sheila Gaff in the first round via TKO. She remains undefeated in her young mixed martial arts carter, including key wins over Hitomi Akano and Shayna Baszler.

 

UFC 159 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Jon Jones def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 4:33
  • Michael Bisping def. Alan Belcher via Technical Decision
  • Roy Nelson def. Cheick Kongo via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 2:03
  • Phil Davis def. Vinny Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision
  • Pat Healy def. Jim Miller via Rear Naked Choke – Round 3, 4:02

Preliminary Card:

  • Rustam Khabilov def. Yancy Medeiros via TKO (Thumb Injury) – Round 1, 2:32
  • Ovince St. Preux def. Gian Villante via Majority Technical Decision
  • Sara McMann def. Sheila Gaff via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 4:06
  • Bryan Caraway def. Johnny Bedford via Guillotine Choke – Round 3, 4:44
  • Cody McKenzie def. Leonard Garcia via Unanimous Decision
  • Steven Siler def. Kurt Holobaugh via Unanimous Decision

Sara McMann vs Sheila Gaff Set for UFC 159

Sara McMann

 

Sara McMann

  • 6-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Hitomi Akano, Shayna Baszler

Sheila Gaff

 

Sheila Gaff

  • 10-4-1 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Aisling Daly, Jennifer Maia

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UFC 159

April 27th, 2013

Newark, New Jersey

Prudential Center

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Olympic silver medalist, Sara McMann is widely considered one of the top prospects in all of women’s MMA. She’s a perfect 6-0 to begin her career, but not without the help of a controversial decision win over Shayna Baszler at Invicta FC 2.

German product, Sheila Gaff is currently on a three-fight win streak, with all three victories coming by way of knockout. Most recently, Gaff defeated Jennifer Maia in just 10-seconds into the opening round at Cage Warriors FC: Fight Night 4.

Sara McMann vs Liz Carmouche Added to Strikeforce: Cormier vs Mir

Sara McMann

  • 6-0 MMA / Strikeforce Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Hitomi Akano, Shayna Baszler

 

Liz Carmouche

  • 7-2 MMA / 2-2 Strikeforce Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jan Finney, Ashleigh Curry, Kaitlin Young

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Strikeforce: Cormier vs Mir

November 3rd, 2012

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Chesapeake Energy Arena

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Sara McMann turned pro in May of 2011 and has since amassed a perfect 6-0 record in her mixed martial arts career. She earned her first notable victory in January, defeating Hitomi Akano via unanimous decision at Pro Elite 3. Most recently, she won a debatable unanimous decision victory against Shayna Baszler at Invicta FC 2.

Liz Carmouche went 1-2 in her last stint under the Strikeforce banner, losing to two of the best women fighters in the world, Marloes Coenen and Sarah Kaufmann. She has since won back-to-back fights for Invicta, defeating Ashleigh Curry and Katilin Young by stoppages.

Sara McMann Signs with Strikeforce

 

 

Sara McMann

  • 6-0 MMA / Strikeforce Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Hitomi Akano, Shayna Baszler

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Former Olympic wrestling silver-medalist, Sara McMann signs a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce. No debut or opponent has been named, but could possibly compete as early as November 3rd event.

Sara McMann turned pro in May of 2011 and has since amassed a perfect 6-0 record in her mixed martial arts career. She earned her first notable victory in January, defeating Hitomi Akano via unanimous decision at Pro Elite 3. Most recently, she won a debatable unanimous decision victory against Shayna Baszler at Invicta FC 2.