Tag: Sijara Eubanks

Back at 135 pounds, Sijara Eubanks feels ‘like an athlete for the first time in two years’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatt MMAfighting.com Please excuse Sijara Eubanks if UFC Rochester starts to feel a little familiar by the time Saturday night rolls around. That’s because after a seesaw two-year experiment at flyweight, one which featured plenty of ups and downs, Eubanks will make her return to the 135-pound division against undefeated contender Aspen Ladd. The […]

Former UFC flyweight contender Sijara Eubanks is headed to bantamweight

By Jose Youngs@JoseYoungs   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sijara Eubanks is leaving the world of 125 pounds behind her. On Wednesday night, MMAFighting confirmed the initial report from ESPN of the former flyweight contender’s intention of moving up to bantamweight. Eubanks would later take to Twitter to confirm the news herself. This news come a […]

UFC 230 weigh-in results: Sijara Eubanks, Brian Kelleher miss weight

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  Sijara Eubanks Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sijara Eubanks’s past weight troubles reared their ugly head again on Friday. The would-be women’s flyweight contender came in at 127.2 pounds for her fight with Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 230, which takes place Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York. That put Eubanks […]

Sijara Eubanks unhappy with ‘disrespectful’ Joe Rogan: ‘He can’t avoid interviewing me’

mmafighting.com By Jose Youngs@JoseYoungs   UFC women’s flyweight Sijara Eubanks knows she’s not popular with the fans. Eubanks (3-2), a veteran of Season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, was expected to challenge Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant 125-pound title in the main event of UFC 230 next month inside Madison Square Garden. The booking was not met with much […]

Sijara Eubanks says she ‘screamed’ at Dana White over losing title shot at UFC 230: ‘Veins were coming out of my forehead’

mmafighting.com By Jose Youngs@JoseYoungs The UFC women’s flyweight title picture has been in flux seemingly since it was the division was introduced in 2017. The 125-pound division was expected to crown it’s inaugural champion at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale when Sijara Eubanks and Nicco Montano squared off in the […]