Lisa Ling visits the ring to find out why more women are becoming MMA fighters. Iaquinta fight card. The win was her fourth in five UFC fights, but like Waterson, she fought just once in
Most recently, Cerrone came up short against Justin Gaethje in a September showdown in Vancouver and pocketed a Fight of the Night bonus during defeat to Tony Ferguson before that. McGregor, meanwhile, has been teasing a return to competition ever since being outclassed and outmuscled by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC in October last year.
The Notorious One tapped to a vicious neck crank in the fourth round on that night and has since wrestled to keep his reputation outside of the Octagon intact following a number of well-documented brushes with the law.
Thankfully fight fans can look forward to seeing McGregor back in the headlines for the right reason with his long-awaited return now confirmed by boss Dana White. However, the Dublin brawler scratched that defeat during a five-round war against Diaz at UFC before going on to become the first reigning two-weight UFC world champion three months later when he knocked out Eddie Alvarez at UFC That meant he briefly held UFC gold at both featherweight and lightweight but he was later stripped of the titles due to his inactivity.
Featuring six title fights — including a WBO bantamweight world championship contest — BT Sport brings you some of the best in British boxing exclusively live from the Birmingham Arena on Saturday night. Carl Frampton takes on unbeaten American Tyler McCreary hoping to keep his dreams of winning a third world title alive before former WBO featherweight king Oscar Valdez makes his debut at lb against Andres Gutierrez.
Topping the bill, the welterweight title will be on the line in a bad blood showdown between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington while Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski trade leather for featherweight honours in the co-main event.
Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight championship against Germaine de Randamie while Jose Aldo debuts at bantamweight against Brazilian countryman Marlon Moraes.