Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
But Holm's next two fights gave her the first two losses of her career, one of which came with her losing the belt she just won, getting choked out by Miesha Tate. Holm's two losses were to opponents who were bad matchups for her. De Randamie is no easy feat, and will certainly pose a challenge.
For The Barbarian, this fight is, stylistically speaking, a bad matchup if Souza can find his way to the mat whether he's in top control or in full guard.
Does victor fight Cyborg Justino? Since Ronda Rousey took over the sport a few years ago, and female athletes were added to the UFC roster, the women's divisions have been going from strength to strength. More so than the inaugural featherweight title up for grabs between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, there are also a couple of really interesting fights, including Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson and Jacare Souza vs. Tim Boetsch.
This was a division created exclusively for the appreciation the UFC and its figureheads have for what destruction "Cyborg" is capable of accomplishing inside the cage. Rousey walked into the counter striker and Holly made her pay.
The UFC opted to go with Holm vs de Randamie instead.
She is appealing her positive test, which she says was caused by a diuretic prescribed by her doctor. While Cris Cyborg has been a powerful name in this weight category, the Brazilian was not able to fight the first title match as she was out due to weight-cut related health issues and now a suspension for United States Anti-Doping Agency doping violation.
After years of turning a blind eye to the world's best 145-pound female mixed martial artist, Dana White and the UFC are finally embracing the featherweight ladies and giving them the sport's ultimate stage. "Now she's in this position with USADA".
"I don't think you're going to see any of the stuff he did against [Michael] Bisping, hanging against the cage with his hands down".
Donald Trump gives up on Patriots 'friends' after halftime
LeGarrette Blount is the team's short-yardage back, but the Patriots made a decision to not substitute by the goal line. The New England Patriots are slated to take on the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl 51 Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston .
At the same time, though, they've all got their merits, and as we learned back in December at UFC 206 in Toronto, just because a card feels cobbled together doesn't mean it won't produce a memorable night in the octagon.
Holly Holm is looking to become the fourth two-division champion in UFC history on Saturday. "Our styles make exciting fights".
"(Waes had) 40 pounds [on me].
When this fight was announced, a lot of pundits were scratching their heads. Therefore, I expect Holm to control the majority of the fight and with four of her last seven going to decision, I'm backing Holm to win by decision at 9/4.
All of this misses the point, though. Live streams will be available on UFC.tv, the UFC YouTube account, and various UFC apps on connected smart devices.
Both wound up providing a wealth of entertainment, Holm vs.de Randamie stands a good chance of doing the same.
She has the better credentials standing, even with Randamie's undefeated Kickboxing background. It was a useful lesson to learn before facing one of the most talented kick boxers we've seen in the Octagon. However, her career seems to be back on track with impressive back to back stoppages of her last two opponents to earn this title shot.
Many in the mixed martial arts world believe it's time for 'The Spider' to call it a day and hang up his gloves.
The Thursday evening commute may be challenging in southeast New England, including the Boston and Providence metro areas. It's the weather, things can and likely will change! The storm was expected to pack a punch, but it's not a nor'easter.
The show's popularity is unmatchable without a doubt making it eligible for more great awards for "Stranger Things" Season 2 . Lucas Sinclair ( Caleb McLaughlin ), and Mike Wheeler ( Finn Wolfhard ) were seen at school while clad in Ghostbuster suits.
Residents should check with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency for current restrictions, the weather service said. The weather service said snow would be heavy at times late Sunday afternoon and evening, creating low visibility.
This recent burst of violence is disappointing when one considers that Berkeley is the birthplace of modern student protest. Although, in a live Facebook video , he mentioned that he was safe and planned on discussing cultural appropriation.
Pryor also joined a 2011 ruling favoring a transgender woman who said she was sacked when she transitioned from male to female. I'm not qualified to speak to his decision-making as a judge, but I think it would be hard to find fault with the person.
With all Democrats and Independents, plus two Republicans, voting against DeVos, the vote now stands at 50-50. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania released a statement in which he said he would vote to confirm DeVos.
Public and private funds poured into the charter initiatives, but there was virtually no transparency on how that money was spent. His claim rests largely on a study that purports to show Detroit's charter schools have failed students in the city. "She does.
Pence said he interprets the "repair" language being used by Alexander and others as referring to that orderly transition. When asked, however, whether they supported the Affordable Care Act , 44% of people approved while just 40% disapproved.
Rahul was bowled for 22 by Ben Stokes but replays later showed the umpire had missed the paceman overstepping the bowling crease. England lost eight wickets for just eight runs as they threw away the chance of winning a Twenty20 series in India this morning.
We could, however, be left with no more than a tussle for Champions League qualification after the next two rounds of fixtures. They only have the eighth best defensive record in the league, with twenty-seven goals conceded in their twenty-two games.
Triple Play in Philadelphia Skies Tonight
Unfortunately, it's looking like there will be more clouds this evening then clear skies across CT . Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusáková will make its closest approach to our planet at around 10:30 p.m.
AIADMK is now under Panneerselvam's control: former MP
All the legislators who attended the emergency meeting were bundled into two luxury buses and taken to an undisclosed location. According to reports, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Centre will back OPS as "he was chosen by Jayalalithaa".
India dominate, Kohli's record double ton
The dashing skipper and batsman Virat Kohli, as usually hogged the limelight even in Hyderabad test with his double century. The replays suggested that the ball was hitting the stumps but the impact of the ball on his pad was outside the off stump.
TriMet responds to false rumors of immigration raids on buses
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was hurt early this morning while trying to arrest a person in Northwest Austin. Attorneys called us, that this was happening, that this was not normal", said CHIRLA Executive Director Angelica Salas.
Matt Ryan named NFL's Most Valuable Player for 2016 season
Bradshaw's four starts came during a six-year span from 1974-1979, and Montana's four games spanned nine seasons (1981-1989). He and his wife, Stacey, have hosted a number of special events for military members and their families over the years.
Falcons' Have NFL's Top Offense, But Belichick & Co
His defenders will live in the gray area and the Falcons receivers' personal space at the line of scrimmage. I'd expect the Pats run more than usual to milk the clock and keep Atlanta's offense off the field.
Snapchat unveils $3bn IPO details
Snap Inc., the parent company behind Snapchat, has today filed the relevant documents for their initial public offering (IPO). The lawsuit was originally filed by an individual in February 2013 against Snap's predecessor entity.
Falcons linebacker 'grew up being a Patriots fan'
In retrospect, it was the Eagles' finest performance of the season, even better than their Week 3 victory over the Steelers. Two players to watch this Sunday are Atlanta wide receiver Justin Hardy, and Duron Harmon for New England.