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UFC Fight Night: Amanda Ribas ruptured bicep tendon before loss to Katlyn Chookagian, father says

Amanda Ribas lost to Katlyn Chookagian via split decision at UFC Fight Night on Saturday, but her father revealed after her fight what she was dealing with ahead of the bout. The judges scored the fight 29-28, 29-28 and 28-29 in favor of Chookagian in the event. The fight garnered the UFC "Fight of the Night" honors. Marcelo Ribas revealed on social media his daughter was far from 100% in the fight.
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Amanda Ribas reportedly suffered ruptured bicep tendon before Katlyn Chookagian fight

Amanda Ribas lost her flyweight fight to Katlyn Chookagian on Saturday at UFC Vegas 54. However, considering what she went through to get to fight night and the questions she ahead of — and during — the 15-minute scrap, Ribas can take some solace in the fact that she was able to contribute toward the fight winning “Fight of the Night” bonus honors.
MMA Fighting

UFC Vegas 54 results: Katlyn Chookagian uses volume striking attack to edge Amanda Ribas by split decision

Katlyn Chookagian has now put together her longest UFC winning streak after picking up a fourth victory in a row with a split decision over Amanda Ribas. The flyweights battled it out for three rounds with Chookagian’s striking being the deciding factor, as she connected with the better shots while Ribas constantly looked to take the fight to the ground. In the end, Chookagian produced more offense and that led to two judges scoring the fight 29-28 in her favor, with the third official going 29-28 for Ribas.
MMA Fighting

UFC Vegas 54 bonuses: Katlyn Chookagian earns first Fight of the Night award for scrap with Amanda Ribas

Katlyn Chookagian is a Fight Night bonus winner for the first time after six years with the UFC. “Blonde Fighter” and opponent Amanda Ribas earned the UFC Vegas 54 Fight of the Night award for their back-and-forth three-round battle, officials announced shortly after the conclusion of the show. This is the first bonus for both women, who will each receive an extra $50,000 as a reward.
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UFC on ESPN 36 results: Katlyn Chookagian edges Amanda Ribas by split decision

Katlyn Chookagian proved she’s still the biggest hurdle for anyone who wants a women’s flyweight title shot when she defeated Amanda Ribas at UFC on ESPN 36. It was a razor-close fight, but Chookagian (18-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) proved to have the more effective striking over three rounds, and it likely made the difference in a split decision win over Ribas (11-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

UFC Vegas 54 Preview: Katlyn Chookagian – Amanda Ribas

Tomorrow night on the main card of UFC Vegas 54, we are going to see a fun matchup in the women’s flyweight division. Former title challenger Katlyn Chookagian (17-4) will be taking on top strawweight contender Amanda Ribas (11-2). Ribas will be moving up to 125 pounds for this...

By The Numbers: Katlyn Chookagian vs. Amanda Ribas

The thrill of the big-game hunt evidently lured Amanda Ribas back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s flyweight division. The former Jungle Fight champion will move to 125 pounds for the first time in nearly two years when she takes on Katlyn Chookagian in a three-round UFC on ESPN 36 showcase this Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Ribas has rattled off six wins across her past seven appearances. She last fought at UFC 267, where she was awarded a unanimous decision over onetime Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Virna Jandiroba on Oct. 30. Chookagian, meanwhile, climbs on the Octagon on the strength of a three-fight winning streak. She last competed on Jan. 15, when she took a unanimous verdict from Jennifer Maia in their three-round UFC on ESPN 32 pairing.

Katlyn Chookagian To Namajunas/Esparza Critics: Why Don’t You Do It?

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Katlyn Chookagian has a message for the critics of the UFC 274 fight between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza. Esparza defeated Namajunas via split decision in the UFC 274 co-headliner. Chookagian is far from the first fighter to make her opinion known on the matchup, as Aljamain Sterling and Belal Muhammad are just a few of the other names who have weighed in.

Katlyn Chookagian Criticizes UFC As Fighters Don’t Get Revenue Share Of Signed Fight Gear

Katlyn Chookagian doesn’t understand why fighters don’t get a bit of money from all the signed fight gear the UFC sells. Recently, fighter pay has been a talking point as fighters are reportedly getting around 18% of revenue sharing. Along with that, Chookagian recently revealed that fighters have to sign one item after every fight and the UFC sells them, but the fighters don’t get any money from it.