Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Montana De La Rosa (L) has a MMA record of 11-6, while Mayra Bueno Silva (R) has an MMA record of 7-1.

UFC Fight Night: Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief March 1, 2021

On February 27, fighter Montana De La Rosa from Fort Worth, Texas takes on Mayra Bueno Silva from Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Competing in the Flyweight Division, 26 year old De La Rosa has the third highest time percentage in UFC Flyweight history. 29 year old Bueno Silva won her last fight vs....

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 Four Time Winning Champion Valentina Shevchenko defends her title against Jennifer Maia. She has 20 MMA Pro wins along with the Highest Striking Defense in UFC Flyweight History with 71.2%.

UFC Fight Night: Defending Champion Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief November 30, 2020

November 21,  UFC fight Shevchenko and Maia went head to head for the CO-main event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 19-3 while having the highest striking accuracy of 55.4% in UFC Flyweight History. Brazilian Challenger and Black Belt in Muay...

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Holly Holm and Irene Aldana face off for the first time at a Main Card Event. Aldana won 5 of her last 6 fights and has the 2nd highest Striking Rate in UFC Bantamweight History. Holly Holm is not only former 3-Division Boxing World Champion, but has the 3rd highest Takedown Defense in UFC Bantamweight History.

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief October 6, 2020

While Germaine de Randamie was putting Julianna Peña, the Venezuelan Vixen, to sleep, Holly Holm and Irene Aldana were preparing for the Main Card Event. This past Sunday, 18-time winning champion Holly Holm took on new blood in Irene Aldana for the Main Card Event. Competing in the bantamweight division,...

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Brazil Prevailed at the End at UFC Fight Night

David Ibarra, Reporter May 12, 2019

At UFC Fight Night: Rio De Janeiro, in the end, Brazil prevailed. What began as a brutal start for the host country's fighters ended with Brazil’s own Jessica Andrade capturing the strawweight title in devastating fashion. Andrade defeated Rose Namajunas by KO in the 2nd round on Saturday to become...

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UFC Fight Night: Rio de Janeiro

David Ibarra, Reporter May 11, 2019

The Strawweight Queen is back. “Thug” Rose Namajunas will return this weekend against Brazilian powerhouse Jessica Andrade in UFC 237’s headliner in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. This will be the champions first fight back since last April. UFC 237 is live from the Jeunesse Arena this Saturday. Coverage...

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Cerrone Unanimous Winner At UFC Canada

David Ibarra, Reporter May 5, 2019

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone seems to be getting better with age. The 36-year old turned back the clock on Saturday night when he defeated Al Iaquinta in the main event.  The official scorecard read 49-45, 49-45, and 49-46, all in favor of Cowboy. The fight was a dominant display from Cerrone from...

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UFC Fight Night: Canada

David Ibarra, Reporter May 5, 2019

A clash between two of the most entertaining scrappers is set to take place this weekend. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will take on Al Iaquinta in the main event Saturday, May 4 in Ottawa, Canada. Prelims start at 2 p.m. at Canadian Tire Center on ESPN leading up to the main card at 5 p.m. on ESPN+. The...

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UFC Fight Night: Florida Brings Middlewight Duel

David Ibarra, Reporter April 26, 2019

Jacare Souza and Jack Hermansson will meet in the main event this Saturday live from Sunrise, Florida. Two middleweights known for their durability and their ability to finish fights will try to prove they belong in title contention conversations in a local Tampa night clubs. The event, live from the...

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UFC Fight Night: Nashville

David Ibarra, Reporter April 1, 2019

It was showtime in Nashville on Saturday. Anthony Pettis became only the third fighter to win bouts in the featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight division. His shocking knockout victory over Stephen Thompson came in the final five seconds of the second round. The fight was an entertaining display...

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Jorge Masvidal, red, lands a left hook on Darren Till, black, that sends him falling down in the main event on Saturday night. Till has now lost two fights in a row after starting off his career 17-0. Photo credit: Steven Flynn, USA Today.

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Goes to London

David Ibarra, Reporter March 19, 2019

It was an eventful night at the O2 Arena Saturday, March 16. The main event of the night saw Darren Till suffer his second loss in a row, this time in a much more devastating fashion. No. 13 ranked Welterweight Jorge Masvidal connected with a shattering left hook that turned the lights off for the former...

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UFC Fight Night: Lewis done in two rounds as Junior Dos Santos wins third straight

David Ibarra, Reporter March 10, 2019

The UFC showed out in fashion in the Midwest Saturday evening. The night consisted of impressive performances. However, the most impressive of all might be Junior Dos Santos’ TKO of Derrick Lewis in the main event. With this win, Dos Santos has now captured 3 straight victories in a row and looks...

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UFC 235: Jones vs Smith Preview

David Ibarra, Reporter March 2, 2019

The UFC is back on Pay-Per-View with its strongest card this year. Two-time light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Anthony Smith this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event is a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman. Jones...

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