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A New Chapter for Women's MMA Starts With Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko

The main event of UFC 213 marks the first time in six years that a women's bantamweight title fight hasn't featured Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate.
Jeff Harder
7.6.17
Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes on KO'ing Ronda Rousey and Creating Her Own Shine

The mainstream world became acquainted with Amanda Nunes after she knocked out Ronda Rousey in the first round, but that was far from the beginning of her story.
VICE Sports
2.8.17
Fightland
Fightland

Brace Yourself for Some Serious Action at Bantamweight

The next few months will see several bantamweight contenders duke it out to bring some order to the division.
Tom Taylor
11.3.16
Fightland
Fightland

Fixing the ‘Face’ of Women’s MMA in the Bantamweight Division

The idea that one woman would, somehow, embody the sport in its entirety, and thus bring women’s MMA into the mainstream has been around since the 90s. But what happens when that woman is no longer the champion?
L.A. Jennings
7.13.16
Fightland
Fightland

Cyborg's Debut and the Viability of 140lbs Catchweight "Super Fights"

Cyborg refrained from calling out Ronda Rousey directly after her win over Leslie Smith at UFC 198. But, what other options are there?
Jake Hughes
5.16.16
Fightland
Fightland

Cruz and TJ Grab the Glare for UFC's Bantamweights in Boston

After Cruz’s split decision win over Dillashaw, the bantamweight bracket is more interesting than ever, in fact, it could be the most intriguing division in UFC.
Peter Carroll
1.19.16
Fightland
Fightland

Bad News, TJ Dillashaw: Bantamweight Is a Shark Tank

A few years ago, the bantamweight division was hurting for talent. Today, it's emerging as one of the UFC's finest divisions.
Tom Taylor
11.11.15