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Carla Esparaza: ‘I Had a Lot of Expec...

Dec 13, 2014NoNo Comments3003 Views

Despite being the outgoing Invicta FC champion when she arrived at the UFC, Carla Esparza was happy to fight through a tournament and prove herself.

TUF 20 Finale Fighter Bonuses: Carla Esparz...

Dec 13, 2014NoNo Comments1930 Views

Carla Esparza not only became the first UFC women’s strawweight champion on Friday night, she also led the charge on the post-fight fighter bonuses.

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Post-Fight P...

Dec 13, 2014NoNo Comments2298 Views

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned post-fight press conference took place at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas following Friday's event.

TUF 20 Finale Results: Carla Esparza Makes ...

Dec 13, 2014NoNo Comments2956 Views

Carla Esparza solidified her place in UFC history on Saturday by submitting Rose Namajunas to become the first UFC women's strawweight champion.

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Results

Dec 12, 2014NoNo Comments3004 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale full results from Las Vegas. Featuring Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas for the strawweight title.

Bec Rawlings vs Heather Jo Clark

TUF 20 Finale Weigh-in Photo Gallery

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments14335 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Weigh-in photo gallery from Thursday in Las Vegas. Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas fight for the strawweight title in the

TUF 20 Finale Main Card Weigh-in and Face-O...

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments3014 Views

Check out the TUF 20 Finale weigh-in and staredown between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas and the other fighters on the five-fight main card.

Felice Herrig vs Lisa Ellis

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Full Weigh-I...

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments4865 Views

Watch the 22 fighters participating on The Ultimate Fighter Finale : A Champion Will Be Crowned officially make weight for Friday's event at the palms

Carla Esparza vs Rose Namajunas

The TUF 20 Finale Weigh-In Results: Carla E...

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments3793 Views

The 22 fighters competing on The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale officially weighed in on Thursday in Las Vegas.

Watch the TUF 20 Finale Weigh-In Streaming ...

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments3053 Views

Watch the fighters officially weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter Finale: A Champion Will Be Crowned streaming live on Thursday, at 7 p.m. ET.

Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas

TUF 20 Finale Faceoff Photos

Dec 11, 2014NoNo Comments7215 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Media Day photo gallery from Wednesday's festivities in Las Vegas.

TUF 20 Finale Video: Carla Esparza Out to P...

Dec 10, 2014NoNo Comments2929 Views

TUF 20 finalist and former Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza talks about her Dec. 12 fight against Rose Namajunas for the inaugural UFC women's strawweight

TUF 20 Episode 12 Notes: The Finals Are Set...

Dec 10, 2014NoNo Comments1986 Views

After the twelfth and final episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, only two women remain. One will be crowned the

Jessica Penne vs Carla Esparza

Jessica Penne and Carla Esparza Prepare for...

Dec 10, 2014NoNo Comments3195 Views

Check out Jessica Penne and Carla Esparza as they prepare for their semifinal showdown, which takes place on TUF 20 twelfth episode, Wednesday night.

Fighters React on Twitter To Anthony Pettis...

Dec 07, 2014NoNo Comments2207 Views

Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defended his title at UFC 181 on Saturday by becoming the only fighter to finish Gilbert Melendez and fighters reacted to

Knockout Radio Podcast: TUF 20’s Carl...

Dec 07, 2014NoNo Comments1815 Views

Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Dec. 4 broadcast that features the latest The Ultimate Fighter 20 fight winner and now a semifinalist,

Fighters React to the UFC Signing CM Punk V...

Dec 07, 2014NoNo Comments4244 Views

Fighters react to the UFC 181 announcement that former WWE star CM Punk had been signed to a multi-fight UFC deal via Twitter.

Six Bouts Announced for The Ultimate Fighte...

Dec 04, 2014NoNo Comments2566 Views

On Wednesday evening, The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced six matchups that will be featured on the Dec. 12 The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale fight card.

TUF 20 Episode 11 Notes: The Semifinals Are...

Dec 03, 2014NoNo Comments1973 Views

The eleventh episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned featured the last two quarterfinal match ups.

Fighters React to UFC Implementing Uniforms...

Dec 03, 2014NoNo Comments3364 Views

Following the UFC's announcement that it had signed a multi-year deal with Reebok and that fighter uniforms are coming in 2015, fighters took to Twitter

Hot Tweets: Fighters and Insiders React to ...

Nov 23, 2014NoNo Comments2002 Views

Following Frankie Edgar’s domination of No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, fighters and industry insiders took to Twitter to react.

TUF 20 Episode 4 Notes: Pressure Begins to ...

Oct 01, 2014NoNo Comments2814 Views

The top seed, Carla Esparza, starts to feel the pressure of being the favorite heading into her fight against sixteenth seeded Angela Hill.

Carla Esparza Knew it was Just a Matter of ...

Sep 10, 2014NoNo Comments2078 Views

Once Ronda Rousey ushered in female fighters to the UFC, Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza knew it was just a matter of time before

Getting to Know The Ultimate Fighter 20 Fav...

Sep 10, 2014NoNo Comments3048 Views

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor and Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life.

Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal at Strikeforce

Gilbert Melendez Re-signs with UFC, Will Co...

Feb 24, 2014NoNo Comments1871 Views

Gilbert Melendez has agreed to re-sign with the UFC and will coach the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis,

With TUF Target on Her Back, Carla Esparza ...

Dec 25, 2013NoNo Comments4573 Views

Carla Esparza returned a call to a number she didn't recognize, only to find out it was UFC President Dana White.

Shameless MMA Radio: Invicta FC’s Sha...

Dec 16, 2013NoNo Comments1484 Views

Join Matt Sierra and Conner Cordova as they talk with Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp and two of the UFC’s newest strawweights: Carla Esparza and

Carla Esparza and Claudia Gadelha

Canceled Bouts, Twitter Wars and Now TUF 20...

Dec 12, 2013NoNo Comments4219 Views

Invicta FC stawweight champion Carla Esparza and top contender Carla Esparza have history, and it spilled over on Twitter and will carry over on The

UFC Picks Up 11 Female Fighters to Create 1...

Dec 11, 2013NoNo Comments6321 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has assigned the contracts of 11 female strawweight fighters to the organization, UFC President Dana White said on Wednesday.

Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith Full Event ...

Dec 09, 2013NoNo Comments2011 Views

Watch the full Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith event, including the prelims, for free on-demand on