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Jessica Eye: “Bethe, this isn’t a call-out. Let’s make some money and put on a show.”

UFC Bantamweight Jessica Eye is hoping for a return to the Octagon in early 2016. Eye (11-4-0-1 MMA, 1-3-O-1 UFC) is coming off two-straight losses against Miesha Tate and Juliana Pena. Jessica says she will fight anyone in the top ten, but likes the idea of fighting Bethe Correia. “I’m pushing man, like I’ve already been saying some things online. Someone said: ‘just call Bethe Correia out,’ that would be an awesome fight, right”! Eye told Niall McGrath on last week’s Talking Brawls podcast. The Cleveland native said she would fight any one in the top 10 and believes a match […]

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Episode 94 of the Talking Brawls Podcast featuring: Lou Giordano, Jessica Eye, Randa Markos & Tommy Quinn

Niall McGrath & the’s Simon Head are back with a stacked line up on this week’s podcast. First up, we look back at UFC Monterrey. Johny Hendrick’s new Weight Management specialist Lou Giordano then joins Niall to talk about his weight cutting, IV’s, Aljamain Sterling & more. Next up, Jessica Eye joins Niall again to talk about Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey, training, Tate, Pena, Bethe Coreira & more. Simon & Niall then look ahead to this weekend’s UFC Seoul main event between Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal. Tristar’s Randa Markos then joins Niall to talk about her upcoming bout […]


Former Invicta champ Michelle Waterson feels her speed will be key against UFC Strawweights

The Talking Brawls MMA Podcast caught up with the ‘Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson following the news that she had departed top Women’s MMA promotion Invicta FC in order to join the UFC’s Women’s Strawweight division. As one of the ‘original Atomweights’, Waterson (12-4) established herself as a marquee name as the Invicta FC Atomweight title holder. Fighting out of the renown Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Waterson accumulated a six fight win streak from 2010-2014 which included three submissions and two TKO’s. However, Waterson lost the coveted Invicta Championship to Brazilian submission machine Herica Tiburcio in December. While Waterson has always […]


Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp confirms Catherine Costigan will fight on the promotions July event in Las Vegas

Undefeated Irish atomweight Catherine Costigan (5-0) is set to make her Invicta Fighting Championship debut July 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.The unbeaten Limerick native signed for the all female organisation last week and will fight on the Invicta FC 13 card (Opponent T.B.C). The 35-year-old has secured four of her five wins via submission, including an armbar finish of Noelia Molina in her last outing at CWFC 70. Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp broke the news exclusively to “We’re working on finding the right opponent, but Catherine Costigan will fight on that July card, It makes perfect sense for Catherine […]


Jessica Eye has One eye on the Gold, but it’s “Disrespectful” Miesha Tate first

Jessica Eye has turned up the heat ahead of her scheduled number-one-contenders bout against Miesha Tate this summer. Eye believes she has not been granted the respect she deserves from Tate and the rest of the women’s 135lb division. The winner will be in line for a shot at the Women’s Bantamweight Championship, currently held by Ronda Rousey who faces Bethe Correira in Brazil at UFC 190, August 1. For Eye, the year is about two things. First, disposing of Miesha Tate and second, winning championship gold. The Ohio native was expecting a shot at Ronda’s gold after meeting with UFC […]

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Aisling Daly Ahead of TUF 20 Premiere: “I know I’m going to come across well; I know how I am as a person”

The fabled Ultimate Fighter house has for years brought the most hardened athletes down to their knees in submission, whilst at the same time bringing out the best in those that choose to embrace the struggle of sharing a house with people you’ll be fighting for six weeks. Aisling Daly has chosen to do the latter, admitting the trials and tribulations she faced for six weeks will ultimately make her a better fighter, and more importantly, a better person for it. “It was definitely the toughest thing I’ve ever done,” Daly admitted to this week. “It was a really […]