Ringside Report Radio January 4: UFC Fight Night 34 preview. Now online

This is the January 3, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon with Nash Zakaria.

Simon and Zakaria previewed UFC Fight Night 34 including every preliminary bout and the main event of Tarec Saffiedine v. Hyun Gyu Lim.

Ringside Report boxing insider Matt Casavant appeared on this episode to discuss the best of 2013 and what’s coming up in 2014 in boxing.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

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UFC Fight Night 34

Saturday January 4, 2014

Marina Bay, Singapore

—Main Card- 9am Eastern- Sportsnet 360/ UFC Fight Pass—

Tarec Saffiedine v. Hyun Gyu Lim- Welterweight

Tatsuya Kawajiri v. Sean Soriano- Featherweight

Kiichi Kunimoto v. Luiz Dutra- Welterweight

Kyung Ho Kang v. Shunichi Shimizu- Bantamweight

—Preliminary Card- 6am Eastern- UFC Fight Pass—

Max Holloway v. Will Chope- Featherweight

Katsunori Kikuno v. Quinn Mulhern- Lightweight

Royston Wee v. Dave Galera- Bantamweight

Mairbek Taisumov v. Tae Hyung Bang- Lightweight

Dustin Kimura v. Jon Delos Reyes- Bantamweight

Leandro Issa v. Russell Doane- Bantamweight

 

Ringside Report Radio. September 4, 2013 with Josh Thomson. Now online

This is the September 4, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Kevin McKough.

Josh Thomson appeared on this episode and discussed his recent TKO win over Nate Diaz and why he believes the UFC has yet to schedule another fight for him. Thomson talked about his age playing a factor and wanting to fight anyone in the UFC.

Simon and McKough discussed results from UFC 164 and UFC Fight Night 26 including Anthony Pettis becoming the new UFC Lightweight Champion, Josh Barnett’s win over Frank Mir, Jacare Souza’s KO of Yushin Okami and Glover Teixeira’s victory over Ryan Bader.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.

Tune in Alert! Josh Thomson on Ringside Report Radio + UFC 164 & Fight Night 28 recaps

thomsonmmaBe sure to tune into Ringside Report Radio tonight on TSN 690 at 11pm ET as Josh “The Punk” Thomson (@THEREALPUNK) joins the panel.

Josh Thomson (20-5-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC, 9-3 SF) made his return to the UFC after a almost nine years in impressive fashion with a second round head kick Knock of the Night victory over Nate Diaz in April on UFC on FOX. The former STRIKEFORCE Lightweight champion is currently ranked #5 Lightweight on the Ringside Report Top 10. With no fight scheduled yet, Thompson will discuss the current state of the Lightweight division, his thoughts on the new champion Anthony Pettis, who he would like to fight and much more.

Dave & Kevin will also be recapping the results of both UFC 164 and UFC Fight Night 28 events and discuss the newest matchups’ made in the UFC and much more in 2-Hours of MMAgic.

 

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Top 10 MMA Rankings- July 2013

weidmanwinsThis is the 24th monthly installment of the Ringside Report official Top 10 MMA rankings.

No movement in the Heavyweight rankings this month. 6th ranked Josh Barnett is scheduled to fight 9th ranked Frank Mir on August 31. 5th ranked Alistair Overeem is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Travis Browne on August 17.

Heavyweights- 207-265 lbs.

1. Cain Velasquez (12-1, UFC HW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Antonio Silva on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Junior Dos Santos on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

2. Junior Dos Santos (16-2) Last fight: KO win over Mark Hunt on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Cain Velasquez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

3. Daniel Cormier (12-0) Last fight: UD win over Frank Mir on April 20, 2013 for UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Roy Nelson on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

4. Antonio Silva (18-5) Last fight: TKO loss to Velasquez on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

5. Alistair Overeem (36-12-1) Last fight: TKO loss to Antonio Silva on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: versus Travis Browne on August 17 at UFC Fight Night 26

6. Josh Barnett (32-6) Last fight:  unanimous decision win over Nandor Guelmino on January 12 for Strikeforce. Next fight: versus Frank Mir on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

7. Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1) Last fight: submission win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on June 8, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 10. Next fight: TBA

8. Mark Hunt (9-8) Last fight: KO loss to Junior Dos Santos on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160.  Next fight: TBA

9. Frank Mir (16-7) Last fight: UD loss to Daniel Cormier on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Josh Barnett on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

10. Stipe Miocic (10-1) Last fight: UD win over Roy Nelson on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Gabriel Gonzaga, Travis Browne, Stefan Struve, Pat Barry, Matt Mitrione, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Shawn Jordan, Roy Nelson

No movement in the Light-Heavyweight rankings this month. 2nd ranked Lyoto Machida is scheduled to fight 7th ranked Phil Davis on august 3. 8th ranked Shogun Rua is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Chael Sonnen on August 17.

Light-Heavyweights- 205 lbs.

1. Jon Jones (18-1, UFC LHW Champion) Last fight: TKO win over Chael Sonnen on April 27, 2013. Next fight: versus Alexander Gustafsson on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

2. Lyoto Machida (19-3) Last fight: SD win over Dan Henderson on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus Phil Davis on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

3. Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on December 8, 2012 at UFC on FOX 5. Next fight: versus Jon Jones on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

4. Rashad Evans (18-3-1D) Last fight: SD win over Dan Henderson on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight:TBA

5. Dan Henderson (29-10) Last fight: SD loss to Rashad Evans on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

6. Gegard Mousasi (34-3-2) Last fight: UD win over Ilir Latifi on April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Next fight: TBA

7. Phil Davis (11-1-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Vinny Magalhaes on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: versus Lyoto Machida on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

8. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7) Last Fight: UD loss to Alexander Gustafsson on December 8, 2012 at UFC on FOX 5. Next fight: versus Chael Sonnen on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26

9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5) Last fight: UD win over Rashad Evans on February 2, 2012 at UFC 156. Next fight: TBA

10. Glover Teixeira (21-2) Last fight: submission win over James Te-Huna on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Ryan Bader on at UFC Fight Night 28 on September 4, 2013

Honourable mentions: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, Jimi Manuwa, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Attila Vegh, James Te-Huna, Wanderlei Silva, Fabio Maldonado, Chael Sonnen, Ryan Bader, Thiago Silva, Ryan Jimmo

Chris Weidman’s KO win over Anderson Silva on July 6 moves him from 2nd in last month’s rankings to 1st overall this month. Anderson Silva drops from to 2nd in this month’s rankings. Mark Munoz’ decision win over Tim Boetsch on July 6 bumps him from 9th in June 2013 to 8th overall in July. Costa Philippou drops from 8th to 9th. There are no Top 10 Middleweights scheduled to compete in August 2013.

Middleweights- 185 lbs.

1. Chris Weidman (10-0, UFC MW champion) Last Fight: KO win over Anderson Silva on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: versus Anderson Silva on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168

2. Anderson Silva (33-5) Last fight: KO loss to Chris Weidman on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: versus Chris Weidman on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168

3. Vitor Belfort (23-10) Last fight: KO win over Luke Rockhold on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Tim Kennedy, date TBA

4. Yushin Okami (29-7) Last fight: SD win over Hector Lombard on March 3, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 8. Next fight: versus Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28

5. Michael Bisping (24-5) Last fight: technical unanimous decision win over Alan Belcher on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: versus Mark Munoz on October 26, 2013 at UFC Fight Night in Manchester

6. Luke Rockhold (10-2, Strikeforce MW champion) Last fight: KO loss to Vitor Belfort on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Tim Boetsch on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

7. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (18-3-1) Last fight: submission win over Chris Camozzi on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Yushin Okami on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28

8. Mark Munoz (13-3) Last fight: UD win over Tim Boetsch on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: versus Michael Bisping on October 26, 2013 at UFC Fight Night in Manchester

9. Costa Philippou (12-2-1) Last fight: TKO win over Tim Boetsch on December 29 2013 at UFC 155. Next fight: TBA

10. Tim Boetsch (16-6) Last fight: UD loss to Mark Munoz on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: versus Luke Rockhold on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

Honourable mentions: Mamed Khalidov,Rousimar Palhares, Alan Belcher, Hector Lombard, Ronny Markes, Tom Watson, Alexander Shlemenko, Francis Carmont, Tim Kennedy

Rory MacDonald’s decision win over Jake Ellenberger on July 27 moves him from 6th overall in June 2013 to 5th in this month’s rankings. Demian Maia goes from 5th to 4th as Nick Diaz drops from 4th to 6th as he remains retired. Jake Ellenberger drops from 7th to 8th and Martin Kampmann jumps from 8th in last month’s rankings to 7th overall in July 2013. 3rd ranked Carlos Condit is scheduled to fight 7th ranked Martin Kampmann on August 28. 9th ranked Ben Askren is scheduled to fight Andrey Koreshkov on July 31.

Welterweights- 170 lbs.

1. Georges St-Pierre (24-2 UFC WW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Nick Diaz on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158 for UFC WW title. Next fight: versus Johny Hendricks on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167

2. Johny Hendricks (14-1) Last fight: UD win over Carlos Condit on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: versus Georges St-Pierre on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167

3. Carlos Condit (28-7) Last fight: UD loss to Johny Hendricks on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: versus Martin Kampmann on August 28, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 27

4. Demian Maia (18-4) Last fight: UD win over Jon Fitch on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: rumored to be fighting Jake Shields, date TBA

5. Rory MacDonald (15-1) Last fight: UD win over Jake Ellenberger on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

6. Nick Diaz (26-9-1D) Last fight: UD loss to Georges St-Pierre on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: TBA

7. Martin Kampmann (20-6) KO loss to Johny Hendricks on November 17, 2012 at UFC 154. Next fight: versus Carlos Condit on August 28, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 27

8. Jake Ellenberger (29-7) Last fight: UD loss to Rory MacDonald on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

9. Ben Askren (11-0, Bellator WW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Karl Amoussou on January 24, 2013 at Bellator 86. Next fight: versus Andrey Koreshkov on July 31, 2013 at Bellator 97

10. Jake Shields (28-6-1D-1NC) Last fight: SD win over Tyron Woodley on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: rumored to be fighting Demian Maia, date TBA

Honourable mentions: Dong Hyun Kim, John Hathaway, Erick Silva, Thiago Alves, Rick Story,Mike Pierce, Mike Pyle, Nate Marquardt, Tarec Saffiedine, Tyron Woodley, Robbie Lawler, Andrey Koreshkov, Josh Koscheck, Matt Brown, Josh Burkman, Robbie Lawler, Mike Pierce, Jon Fitch

No movement in the Lightweight division rankings this month. 1st ranked Benson Henderson is scheduled to fight 4th ranked Anthony Pettis on August 31. 8th ranked Michael Chandler is scheduled to fight David Rickels on July 31.

Lightweights- 155 lbs.

1. Benson Henderson (19-2, UFC LW Champion) Last fight: SD win over Gilbert Melendez on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Anthony Pettis on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

2. TJ Grant (21-5) Last fight: KO win over Gray Maynard on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

3. Gilbert Melendez (21-3) Last fight: SD loss to Benson Henderson on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7 for UFC LW title. Next fight: versus Diego Sanchez, date TBA

4. Anthony Pettis (16-2) Last fight: TKO win over Donald Cerrone on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus Benson Henderon for UFC LW title on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

5. Josh Thomson (20-5-1NC) Last fight: TKO win over Nate Diaz on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

6. Gray Maynard (11-2-1D-1NC) Last fight: KO loss to TJ Grant on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

7. Nate Diaz (16-9) Last fight: TKO loss Josh Thomson on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

8. Michael Chandler (11-0, Bellator LW champion) Last fight: submission win over Rick Hawn on January 17, 2013 at Bellator 85. Next fight: versus David Rickels on July 31, 2013 at Bellator 97.  

9. Pat Healy (29-16-1) Last fight: No Contest (submission win, overt-tuned after Healy tested positive for marijuana metabolites). Next fight: versus Khabib Nurmagomedov on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

 10. Jim Miller (21-4-1) Last Fight: No Contest (submission loss, over-tuned after opponent tested positive for marijuana metabolites) with Pat Healy on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Rafael Dos Anjos, Jorge Masvidal, Joe Lauzon, Edson Barboza, Takanori Gomi, Shinya Aoki, Rustam Khabilov, Jamie Varner, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez, Melvin Guillard

No movement in the Featherweight rankings this month. 1st ranked Jose Aldo is scheduled to fight 5th ranked Chan Sung Jung on August 3. 3rd ranked Chad Mendes is scheduled to fight 10th ranked Clay Guida on August 31. 7th ranked Erik Koch is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Dustin Poirier on August 31. 9th ranked Darren Elkins is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Hatsu Hioki on August 31.

Featherweights-145 lbs.

1. Jose Aldo (22-1, UFC FW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Frankie Edgar on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156 for UFC FW title. Next fight: versus Chan Sung Jung on August 3, 2013 for UFC FW title at UFC 163

2. Frankie Edgar (16-4-1) Last fight: UD win over Charles Oliveira on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: TBA

3. Chad Mendes (14-1) Last fight: KO win over Darren Elkins on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Clay Guida on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

4. Ricardo Lamas (13-2) Last fight: TKO win over Erik Koch on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: TBA

5. Chan Sung Jung (13-3) Last fight: submission win over Dustin Poirier on May 15, 2012 at UFC on Fuel 3. Next fight: versus Jose Aldo on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

6. Cub Swanson (20-5) Last fight: TKO win over Dennis Siver on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162. Next fight: TBA

7. Erik Koch (13-2) Last fight: TKO loss to Ricardo Lamas on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus Dustin Poirier on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

8. Pat Curran (19-4, Bellator FW champion) Last fight: submission win over Shahbulat Shamhalaev on April 4, 2013 at Bellator 95 for Bellator FW title. Next fight: TBA

9. Darren Elkins (16-3) Last fight: TKO loss to Chad Mendes on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Hatsu Hioki on August 28, 2013 at UFC on Fight Night 27

10. Clay Guida (30-13) Last fight: SD win over Hatsu Hioki on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus Chad Mendes on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

Honourable mentions: Joe Warren, Bart Palaszewski, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Nik Lentz, Pablo Garza, Dustin Poirier, Charles Oliveira, Diego Nunes, Hatsu Hioki, Dennis Siver, Diego Brandao, Conor McGregor, Dennis Bermudez, Rony “Jason” Mariano

No movement in the bantamweight rankings this month. 3rd ranked Urijah Faber is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Yuri Alcantara on August 17. 6th ranked Michael McDonald is scheduled to fight 8th ranked Brad Pickett on August 17.

Bantamweights- 135 lbs.

1. Dominick Cruz (19-1, UFC Bantamweight Champion) Last fight: UD win over Demetrious Johnson on October 1, 2011 to defend UFC BW title. Next fight: TBA

2. Renan Barao (30-1-1, UFC interim BW champion) Last fight: submission win over Michael McDonald on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 7. Next fight: versus Eddie Wineland on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

3. Urijah Faber (28-6) Last fight: submission win over Scott Jorgensen on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: versus Yuri Alcantara on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26

4. Eddie Wineland (20-8-1D) Last fight: SD win over Brad Pickett on December 29, 2012 at UFC 155. Next fight: versus Renan Barao on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

5. George Roop (14-9-1) Last fight: TKO win over Brian Bowles on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

6. Michael McDonald (15-2) Last fight: submission loss to Renan Barao on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 7. Next fight: versus Brad Pickett on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26

7. Brian Bowles (10-3) Last fight: TKO loss to George Roop on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

8. Brad Pickett (23-7) Last fight: SD win over Mike Easton on April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Next fight: versus Michael McDonald on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26

9. Scott Jorgensen (14-7) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: TBA

10. Ivan Menjivar (25-10) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

Honourable mentions: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton, Takeya Mizugaki, TJ Dillashaw, Tyson Nam, Hugo “Wolverine” Viana, Edwin Figueroa, Erik Perez, Yuri Alcantara, Bibiano Fernandes, Raphael Assuncao

No movement in the Flyweight rankings this month. 3rd ranked Ian McCall is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Iliarde Santos on August 3. 7th ranked John Lineker is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Phil Harris on August 3. 10th ranked Louis Gaudinot is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Tim Elliott on August 31.

Flyweights

 1. Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1, UFC Fly-W champion) Last fight: submission win over John Moraga on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

2. Joseph Benavidez (18-3) Last fight: TKO win over Darren Uyenoyama on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Jussier Formiga on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28

3. Ian McCall (11-4-1) Last fight: UD loss to Joseph Benavidez on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: versus Iliarde Santos on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

4. John Dodson (14-6) Last fight: UD loss to Demetrious Johnson for UFC Fly-W title on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: TBA

5. John Moraga (12-2) Last fight: submission loss to Demetrious Johnson on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

6. Jussier Da Silva Formiga (15-2) Last fight: UD win over Chris Cariaso on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Joseph Benavidez on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28

7. John Lineker (21-6) Last fight: TKO win over Azamat Gashimov on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Phil Harris on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

8. Darren Uyenoyama (8-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Joseph Benavidez on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

9. Chris Cariaso (14-5) Last fight: UD loss to Jussier Da Silva Formiga on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: TBA

10. Louis Gaudinot (6-2) Last fight: submission win over John Lineker on May 5, 2012 at UFC on FOX 3. Next fight: versus Tim Elliott on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

Honorable mentions: Tim Elliott, Josh Ferguson, Phil Harris, Ulysses Gomez, Yasuhiro Urushitani, Azamat Gashimov, Iliarde Santos

Germaine De Randamie moves from an honorable mention in June 2013 to 8th overall in July 2013 after a split-decision win over Julie Kedzie on July 27. Lauren Taylor drops from 8th to 9th and Shayna Baszler from 9th to 10th. Leslie Smith leave the Women’s Bantamweight Rankings after making a successful debut in the Flyweight division on July 13. 2nd ranked Sarah Kaufman is scheduled to fight 5th ranked Sara McMann on August 28 in the only Top 10 WBW bout scheduled for August 2013.

Women (135 lbs.)

1. Ronda Rousey (7-0, UFC Women’s BW champion) Last fight: submission win over Liz Carmouche on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus winner of Miesha Tate on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168

2. Sarah Kaufman (16-2) Last fight: SD win over Leslie Smith on April 5, 2013 for Invicta FC 5. Next fight: versus Sara McMann on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

3. Cat Zingano (8-0) Last fight: TKO win over Miesha Tate on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: TBA

4. Miesha Tate (13-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Cat Zingano on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: versus Ronda Rousey on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168

5. Sara McMann (7-0) Last fight: TKO win over Sheila Gaff on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: versus Sarah Kaufman on August 28, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 27

6. Liz Carmouche (9-3) Last fight: TKO win over Jessica Andrade on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

7. Alexis Davis (14-5) Last fight: UD win over Rosi Sexton on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

8. Germaine De Randamie (4-2) Last fight: SD win over Julie Kedzie on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. Next fight: TBA

9. Lauren Taylor (7-0) Last fight: UD win over Sarah D’Alelio on July 13, 2013 at Invicta FC 6. Next fight: TBA

10. Shayna Baszler (15-8) Last fight: submission loss to Alexis Davis on January 5, 2013 at Invicta FC 4. Next fight: TBA

Honorable mentions: Rosi Sexton, Julie Kedzie, Sarah D’Alelio, Hitomi Akano , Holly Holm, Amanda Nunes, Kaitlin Young, Jessamyn Duke, Rin Nakai, Sheila Gaff, Raquel Pennington, Miriam Nakamoto, Jan Finney, Jessica Andrade

CLICK HERE FOR THE JULY 2013 TOP 10 MMA RANKINGS

Ringside Report Radio July 12, 2013: Invicta FC 6 preview. Now online

This is the July 12, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia previewed Invicta FC 6 on this episode including all 9 fights on the pay-per-view card and the main event featherweight championship bout between Marloes Coenen and Cristiane “Cyborg”.

Simon and Garcia discussed the potential Anderson Silva- Chris Weidman rematch and super-fights with Jon Jones.

Simon and Garcia talked about TJ Grant’s injury and Anthony Pettis replacing him for an August 31 UFC 164 lightweight title shot versus Benson Henderson.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.

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Invicta FC 6

Saturday July 13, 2013. Kansas City, Missouri.

9pm Eastern Pay-Per-View

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino v. Marloes Coenen- Invicta FC Featherweight Championship

Ayaka Hamasaki v. Claudia Gadelha- Straw-weight

Sarah D’Alelio v. Lauren Taylor- Bantamweight

Leslie Smith v. Jennifer Maia- Flyweight

Jessica Penne v. Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc- Atomweight

Joanne Calderwood v. Norma Rueda-Center- Straw-weight

Bec Hyatt v. Mizuki Inoue- Straw-weight

Miriam Nakamoto v. Duda Yankovich- Bantamweight

Tecia Torres v. Rose Namajunas- Straw-weight

 

Ringside Report Radio. July 5, 2013- UFC 162 preview. Now online

This is the July 5, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia previewed and gave their predictions for every fight on the UFC 162 card including all preliminary bouts and the main event UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.

Simon and Garcia discussed a potential boxing or MMA match between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. and the current fighter pay in the UFC.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.

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UFC 162

Saturday July 6, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada

Pay-Per-View- 10pm Eastern

Anderson Silva (C) v. Chris Weidman- UFC MW Championship

Frankie Edgar v. Charles Oliveira- FW

Roger Gracie v. Tim Kennedy- MW

Tim Boetsch v. Mark Munoz- MW

Dennis Siver v. Cub Swanson- FW

FX/Sportsnet 360 prelims- 8pm Eastern

Andrew Craig v. Chris Leben- MW

Norman Parke v. Kazuki Tokudome- LW

Gabriel Gonzaga v. Dave Herman- HW

Edson Barboza v. Rafaello Oliveira- LW

Facebook.com/UFC or Youtube.com/UFC prelims- 7pm Eastern

Seth Baczynski v. Brian Melancon- WW

Mike Pierce v. David Mitchell- WW

Top 10 MMA Rankings- June 2013

georgesstpierre1This is the 23rd monthly installment of the Ringside Report official Top 10 MMA rankings.

Stipe Miocic’s win over Roy Nelson on June 15 moves him from an honorable mention in May 2013 to 10th overall in the June rankings. Roy Nelson gets bumped from 10th to an honorable mention this month. Fabricio Werdum’s submission win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on June 8 improves his ranking from 9th last month to 7th in June 2013. Mark Hunt drops from 7th to 8th and Frank Mir moves from 8th to 9th. There are no Top 10 Heavyweights scheduled to compete in July 2013.

Heavyweights- 207-265 lbs.

1. Cain Velasquez (12-1, UFC HW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Antonio Silva on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Junior Dos Santos on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

2. Junior Dos Santos (16-2) Last fight: KO win over Mark Hunt on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Cain Velasquez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166

3. Daniel Cormier (12-0) Last fight: UD win over Frank Mir on April 20, 2013 for UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

4. Antonio Silva (18-5) Last fight: TKO loss to Velasquez on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

5. Alistair Overeem (36-12-1) Last fight: TKO loss to Antonio Silva on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: versus Travis Browne on August 17 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 1

6. Josh Barnett (32-6) Last fight:  unanimous decision win over Nandor Guelmino on January 12 for Strikeforce. Next fight: versus Frank Mir on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

7. Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1) Last fight: submission win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on June 8, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 10. Next fight: TBA

8. Mark Hunt (9-8) Last fight: KO loss to Junior Dos Santos on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160.  Next fight: TBA

9. Frank Mir (16-7) Last fight: UD loss to Daniel Cormier on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Josh Barnett on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

10. Stipe Miocic (10-1) Last fight: UD win over Roy Nelson on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Gabriel Gonzaga, Travis Browne, Stefan Struve, Pat Barry, Matt Mitrione, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Shawn Jordan, Roy Nelson

Dan Henderson’s decision loss to Rashad Evans on June 15 drops him from 3rd overall in the May 2013 rankings to 5th this month. Rashad Evans improves from 6th to 4th and Alexander Gustafsson goes from 4th to 3rd. Gegard Mousasi drops from 5th to 6th. There are no Top 10 Light-Heavyweights scheduled to compete in July 2013.

Light-Heavyweights- 205 lbs.

1. Jon Jones (18-1, UFC LHW Champion) Last fight: TKO win over Chael Sonnen on April 27, 2013. Next fight: versus Alexander Gustafsson on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

2. Lyoto Machida (19-3) Last fight: SD win over Dan Henderson on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus Phil Davis on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

3. Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on December 8, 2012 at UFC on FOX 5. Next fight: versus Jon Jones on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

4. Rashad Evans (18-3-1D) Last fight: SD win over Dan Henderson on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

5. Dan Henderson (29-10) Last fight: SD loss to Rashad Evans on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

6. Gegard Mousasi (34-3-2) Last fight: UD win over Ilir Latifi on April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Next fight: TBA

7. Phil Davis (11-1-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Vinny Magalhaes on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: versus Lyoto Machida on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

8. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7) Last Fight: UD loss to Alexander Gustafsson on December 8, 2012 at UFC on FOX 5. Next fight: versus Chael Sonnen on August 17, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 1

9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5) Last fight: UD win over Rashad Evans on February 2, 2012 at UFC 156. Next fight: TBA

10. Glover Teixeira (21-2) Last fight: submission win over James Te-Huna on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Ryan Bader at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 3

Honourable mentions: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, Jimi Manuwa, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Attila Vegh, James Te-Huna, Wanderlei Silva, Fabio Maldonado, Chael Sonnen, Ryan Bader, Thiago Silva, Ryan Jimmo

No movement in the June 2013 Middleweight Rankings. Number 1 ranked Anderson Silva will fight 2nd ranked Chris Weidman on July 6. 9th ranked Mark Munoz will fight 10th ranked Tim Boetsch also on July 6 at UFC 162.

Middleweights- 185 lbs.

1. Anderson Silva (33-4, UFC MW Champion) Last fight: TKO win over Stephan Bonnar on October 13, 2012 at UFC 153. Next fight: versus Chris Weidman on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

2. Chris Weidman (8-0) Last Fight: KO win over Mark Munoz on July 11, 2012 at UFC on Fuel 4. Next Fight: versus Anderson Silva on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

3. Vitor Belfort (23-10) Last fight: KO win over Luke Rockhold on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: TBA

4. Yushin Okami (29-7) Last fight: SD win over Hector Lombard on March 3, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 8. Next fight: versus Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on September 4, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 3

5. Michael Bisping (24-5) Last fight: technical unanimous decision win over Alan Belcher on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: TBA

6. Luke Rockhold (10-2, Strikeforce MW champion) Last fight: KO loss to Vitor Belfort on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: TBA

7. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (18-3-1) Last fight: submission win over Chris Camozzi on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Yushin Okami on September 4, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 3

8. Costa Philippou (12-2-1) Last fight: TKO win over Tim Boetsch on December 29 2013 at UFC 155. Next fight: TBA

9. Mark Munoz (12-3) Last fight: KO loss to Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel 4 on July 11, 2012. Next Fight: versus Tim Boetsch on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

10. Tim Boetsch (16-5) Last fight: TKO loss to Costa Philippou on December 29, 2013 at UFC 155. Next fight: versus Mark Munoz on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

Honourable mentions: Mamed Khalidov,Rousimar Palhares, Alan Belcher, Hector Lombard, Ronny Markes, Tom Watson, Alexander Shlemenko, Francis Carmont, Derek Brunson, Brian Stann

Jon Fitch’s submission loss to Josh Burkman on June 14 bumps him from 10th last month to an honorable mention in the June 2013 rankings. Jake Shields decision win over Tyron Woodley moves him from an honorable mention in May 2013 to 10th overall in June. 6th ranked Rory MacDonald is scheduled to fight 7th ranked Jake Ellenberger on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8. 9th ranked Ben Askren is scheduled to defend his Bellator WW title versus (honorable mention) Andrey Koreshkov on July 31.

Welterweights- 170 lbs.

1. Georges St-Pierre (24-2 UFC WW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Nick Diaz on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158 for UFC WW title. Next fight: versus Johny Hendricks on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167

2. Johny Hendricks (14-1) Last fight: UD win over Carlos Condit on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: versus Georges St-Pierre on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167

3. Carlos Condit (28-7) Last fight: UD loss to Johny Hendricks on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: versus Martin Kampmann on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

4. Nick Diaz (26-9-1D) Last fight: UD loss to Georges St-Pierre on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: TBA

5. Demian Maia (18-4) Last fight: UD win over Jon Fitch on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: versus Josh Koscheck on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

6. Rory MacDonald (14-1) Last fight: UD win over B.J. Penn on December 8, 2012 at UFC on FOX 5. Next fight: versus Jake Ellenberger on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8

7. Jake Ellenberger (29-6) Last fight: KO win over Nate Marquardt on March 16, 2013 at UFC 158. Next fight: versus Rory MacDonald on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8

8. Martin Kampmann (20-6) KO loss to Johny Hendricks on November 17, 2012 at UFC 154. Next fight: versus Carlos Condit on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

9. Ben Askren (11-0, Bellator WW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Karl Amoussou on January 24, 2013 at Bellator 86. Next fight: versus Andrey Koreshkov on July 31, 2013 at Bellator 97

10. Jake Shields (28-6-1D-1NC) Last fight: SD win over Tyron Woodley on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Dong Hyun Kim, John Hathaway, Erick Silva, Thiago Alves, Rick Story,Mike Pierce, Mike Pyle, Nate Marquardt, Tarec Saffiedine, Tyron Woodley, Robbie Lawler, Andrey Koreshkov, Josh Koscheck, Matt Brown, Josh Burkman, Jon Fitch

No movement in the June 2013 Lightweight Rankings. 8th ranked Michael Chandler is scheduled to defend his Bellator LW title versus David Rickels on July 31, 2013.

Lightweights- 155 lbs.

1. Benson Henderson (19-2, UFC LW Champion) Last fight: SD win over Gilbert Melendez on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7 for UFC LW title. Next fight: versus TJ Grant on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

2. TJ Grant (21-5) Last fight: KO win over Gray Maynard on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: versus Benson Henderson on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

3. Gilbert Melendez (21-3) Last fight: SD loss to Benson Henderson on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7 for UFC LW title. Next fight: versus Diego Sanchez, date TBA

4. Anthony Pettis (16-2) Last fight: TKO win over Donald Cerrone on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: TBA

5. Josh Thomson (20-5-1NC) Last fight: TKO win over Nate Diaz on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

6. Gray Maynard (11-2-1D-1NC) Last fight: KO loss to TJ Grant on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

7. Nate Diaz (16-9) Last fight: TKO loss Josh Thomson on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

8. Michael Chandler (11-0, Bellator LW champion) Last fight: submission win over Rick Hawn on January 17, 2013 at Bellator 85. Next fight: versus David Rickels on July 31, 2013 at Bellator 97.  

9. Pat Healy (29-16-1) Last fight: No Contest (submission win, overt-tuned after Healy tested positive for marijuana metabolites). Next fight: TBA

 10. Jim Miller (21-4-1) Last Fight: No Contest (submission loss, over-tuned after opponent tested positive for marijuana metabolites) with Pat Healy on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Rafael Dos Anjos, Jorge Masvidal, Joe Lauzon, Edson Barboza, Takanori Gomi, Shinya Aoki, Rustam Khabilov, Jamie Varner, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez

No movement in the June 2013 Featherweight Rankings. 2ndranked Frankie Edgar will fight (honorable mention) Charles Oliveira on July 6. 6th ranked Cub Swanson will fight (honorable mention) Dennis Siver also on July 6.

Featherweights-145 lbs.

1. Jose Aldo (22-1, UFC FW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Frankie Edgar on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156 for UFC FW title. Next fight: versus Chan Sung Jung on August 3, 2013 for UFC FW title at UFC 163

2. Frankie Edgar (15-4-1) Last fight: UD loss to Jose Aldo on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156 for UFC FW title. Next fight: versus Charles Oliveira on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

3. Chad Mendes (14-1) Last fight: KO win over Darren Elkins on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Clay Guida on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

4. Ricardo Lamas (13-2) Last fight: TKO win over Erik Koch on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: TBA

5. Chan Sung Jung (13-3) Last fight: submission win over Dustin Poirier on May 15, 2012 at UFC on Fuel 3. Next fight: versus Jose Aldo on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

6. Cub Swanson (19-5) Last fight: UD win over Dustin Poirier on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 7. Next fight: versus Dennis Siver on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162

7. Erik Koch (13-2) Last fight: TKO loss to Ricardo Lamas on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus Dustin Poirier on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

8. Pat Curran (19-4, Bellator FW champion) Last fight: submission win over Shahbulat Shamhalaev on April 4, 2013 at Bellator 95 for Bellator FW title. Next fight: TBA

9. Darren Elkins (16-3) Last fight: TKO loss to Chad Mendes on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Hatsu Hioki on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

10. Clay Guida (30-13) Last fight: SD win over Hatsu Hioki on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus Chad Mendes on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

Honourable mentions: Joe Warren, Bart Palaszewski, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Nik Lentz, Pablo Garza, Dustin Poirier, Charles Oliveira, Diego Nunes, Hatsu Hioki, Dennis Siver, Diego Brandao, Conor McGregor, Dennis Bermudez, Rony “Jason” Mariano

No movement in the June 2013 Bantamweight rankings. There are no Top 10 Bantamweights scheduled to compete in July 2013.

Bantamweights- 135 lbs.

1. Dominick Cruz (19-1, UFC Bantamweight Champion) Last fight: UD win over Demetrious Johnson on October 1, 2011 to defend UFC BW title. Next fight: TBA

2. Renan Barao (30-1-1, UFC interim BW champion) Last fight: submission win over Michael McDonald on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 7. Next fight: versus Eddie Wineland, date TBA

3. Urijah Faber (28-6) Last fight: submission win over Scott Jorgensen on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: versus Yuri Alcantara on August 17, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 1

4. Eddie Wineland (20-8-1D) Last fight: SD win over Brad Pickett on December 29, 2012 at UFC 155. Next fight: versus Renan Barao, date TBA

5. George Roop (14-9-1) Last fight: TKO win over Brian Bowles on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

6. Michael McDonald (15-2) Last fight: submission loss to Renan Barao on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 7.  Next fight: versus Brad Pickett on August 17, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 1

7. Brian Bowles (10-3) Last fight: TKO loss to George Roop on May 25, 2013 at UFC 160. Next fight: TBA

8. Brad Pickett (23-7) Last fight: SD win over Mike Easton on April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Next fight: versus Michael McDonald on August 17, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 1

9. Scott Jorgensen (14-7) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: TBA

10. Ivan Menjivar (25-10) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165

Honourable mentions: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton, Takeya Mizugaki, TJ Dillashaw, Tyson Nam, Hugo “Wolverine” Viana, Edwin Figueroa, Erik Perez, Yuri Alcantara, Bibiano Fernandes, Raphael Assuncao

No movement in the June 2013 Flyweight rankings. Number 1 ranked Demetrious Johnson will fight 5th ranked John Moraga on July 27 for the UFC Flyweight Championship.

Flyweights

 1. Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1, UFC Fly-W champion) Last fight: UD win over John Dodson on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: versus John Moraga for UFC Fly-W title on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8

2. Joseph Benavidez (18-3) Last fight: TKO win over Darren Uyenoyama on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: versus Jussier Formiga on September 4, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 3

3. Ian McCall (11-4-1) Last fight: UD loss to Joseph Benavidez on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. Next fight: versus Iliarde Santos on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

4. John Dodson (14-6) Last fight: UD loss to Demetrious Johnson for UFC Fly-W title on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6. Next fight: TBA

5. John Moraga (12-1) Last fight: submission win over Chris Cariaso on December 29, 2012 at UFC 155. Next fight: versus Demetrious Johnson for UFC Fly-W title on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8

6. Jussier Da Silva Formiga (15-2) Last fight: UD win over Chris Cariaso on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Joseph Benavidez on September 4, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 3

7. John Lineker (21-6) Last fight: TKO win over Azamat Gashimov on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: versus Phil Harris on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163

8. Darren Uyenoyama (8-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Joseph Benavidez on April 20, 2013 at UFC on FOX 7. Next fight: TBA

9. Chris Cariaso (14-5) Last fight: UD loss to Jussier Da Silva Formiga on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. Next fight: TBA

10. Louis Gaudinot (6-2) Last fight: submission win over John Lineker on May 5, 2012 at UFC on FOX 3. Next fight: versus Tim Elliott on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164

Honorable mentions: Tim Elliott, Josh Ferguson, Phil Harris, Ulysses Gomez, Yasuhiro Urushitani, Azamat Gashimov, Iliarde Santos

No movement in the June 2013 Women’s Bantamweight rankings. 6th ranked Liz Carmouche is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Jessica Andrade on July 27 for UFC on FOX 8. 8th ranked Lauren Taylor is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Sarah D’Alelio on July 13 at Invicta FC 6. 10th ranked Leslie Smith is scheduled to make her flyweight debut for Invicta FC on July 13 versus Jennifer Maia.

Women (135 lbs.)

1. Ronda Rousey (7-0, UFC Women’s BW champion) Last fight: submission win over Liz Carmouche on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus winner of Miesha Tate, date TBA

2. Sarah Kaufman (16-2) Last fight: SD win over Leslie Smith on April 5, 2013 for Invicta FC 5. Next fight: versus Sara McMann on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

3. Cat Zingano (8-0) Last fight: TKO win over Miesha Tate on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: TBA

4. Miesha Tate (13-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Cat Zingano on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: versus Ronda Rousey, date TBA

5. Sara McMann (7-0) Last fight: TKO win over Sheila Gaff on April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Next fight: versus Sarah Kaufman on August 28, 2013 at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

6. Liz Carmouche (8-3) Last fight: submission loss to Ronda Rousey on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. Next fight: versus Jessica Andrade on July 27, 2013 at UFC on FOX 8

7. Alexis Davis (14-5) Last fight: UD win over Rosi Sexton on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. Next fight: TBA

8. Lauren Taylor (6-0) Last fight: UD win over Kaitlyn Young on April 5, 2013 at Invicta FC 5. Next fight: versus Sarah D’Alelio on July 13, 2013 at Invicta FC 6

9. Shayna Baszler (15-8) Last fight: submission loss to Alexis Davis on January 5, 2013 at Invicta FC 4. Next fight: TBA

10. Leslie Smith (5-3) Last fight: SD loss to Sarah Kaufman on April 5, 2013 at Invicta FC 5. Next fight: dropping to 125 lbs. to face Jennifer Maia at Invicta FC 6 on July 13, 2013

Honorable mentions: Rosi Sexton, Julie Kedzie, Sarah D’Alelio, Hitomi Akano , Holly Holm, Amanda Nunes, Kaitlin Young, Jessamyn Duke, Rin Nakai, Sheila Gaff, Raquel Pennington, Germaine De Randamie, Miriam Nakamoto, Jan Finney, Jessica Andrade

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Ringside Report Radio June 14, 2013: UFC 161 preview. Now online

This is the June 14, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia previewed and gave their predictions for UFC 161 including every preliminary bout and the main event of Dan Henderson versus Rashad Evans.

Simon and Garcia discussed TUF Nations: Australia versus Canada with coaches Patrick Cote and Kyle Noke.

Simon and Garcia talked about Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre and Cain Velasquez’ next title defenses being announced, Anthony Pettis’ injury and Renan Barao saying he is ready to return.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.

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UFC 161

Saturday June 15, 2013

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Pay-Per-View-10pm Eastern

Dan Henderson v. Rashad Evans- LHW

Roy Nelson v. Stipe Miocic- HW

Ryan Jimmo v. Igor Pokrajac- LHW

Alexis Davis v. Rosi Sexton- WBW

Pat Barry v. Shawn Jordan- HW

Televised prelims (FX/Sportsnet)- 8pm Eastern

Jake Shields v. Tyron Woodley- WW

James Krause v. Sam Stout- LW

Kenny Robertson v. Sean Pierson- WW

Roland Delorme v. Edwin Figueroa- BW

Youtube.com/UFC prelims- 7pm Eastern

Mitch Clarke v. John Maguire- LW

Yves Jabouin v. Dustin Pague- BW

 

 

Ringside Report Radio June 7, 2013: UFC on Fuel TV 10 preview. Now online

This is the June 7, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia previewed and gave their predictions for UFC on Fuel TV 10 including every preliminary bout and the main event of Fabricio Werdum versus Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.

Simon and Garcia discussed Georges St-Pierre’s car being stolen, Daniel Cormier dropping to light-heavyweight and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s debut in TNA Wrestling.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.

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UFC on Fuel TV 10

Saturday June 8, 2013

Fortaleza, Brazil

Main Card-8pm E.T.- Fuel TV/ Sportsnet

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira v. Fabricio Werdum- HW

Leonardo Santos v. William “Patolino” Macario- WW-TUF Brazil 2 Final

Thiago Silva v. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante- LHW

Daniel Sarafian v. Eddie Mendez- MW

Erick Silva v. Jason High- WW

Rony “Jason” Mariano v. Mike Wilkinson- FW

Preliminary Card- 5:15 pm E.T.- Facebook.com/UFC or Youtube.com/UFC

Raphael Assuncao v. Vaughan Lee- BW

Felipe Arantes v. Godofredo “Pepey” Castro- FW

Ildemar Alcantara v. Leandro Silva- WW

Rodrigo Damm v. Mizuto Hirota- FW

Karlos Vemola v. Caio Magalhaes- MW

Antonio Brago Neto v. Anthony Smith- MW

Ringside Report Radio May 31, 2013. Now online

This is the May 31, 2013 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia discussed Ronda Rousey versus Miesha Tate as coaches on TUF 18 and the current state of the women’s bantamweight division in the UFC.

Simon and Garcia discuss a potential UFC super-card to celebrate the 20th anniversary in November, Nick Diaz’ MMA promotion and Bellator signing undefeated prospect Bubba Jenkins.

All this and much more MMA on this 2-hour episode.