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  • Bellator 181: Emily Ducote vs. Valerie Letourneau extended fight preview

    Bellator 181: Emily Ducote vs. Valerie Letourneau extended fight preview

    The upcoming fight between Emily "Gordinha" Ducote (5-2) and Valerie "Trouble" Letourneau (8-6) is unofficially a No. 1 contender bout to determine who will collide with Ilima "The Iliminator" Macfarlane later this year for Bellator's female flyweight championship. Ducote, 24, is set to battle the...
  • Letourneau to thank for 'TUF 26' and UFC's new female flyweight division

    Letourneau to thank for 'TUF 26' and UFC's new female flyweight division

    Not long ago, Dana White told an AXS contributor that he had no plans to open a female 125-pound division in the UFC. He stated quite simply that natural flyweights "would have to cut down to 115 [pounds]" if they wanted to compete inside the world-famous Octagon. He stuck to his word for a while...
  • Valerie Letourneau becomes first female in UFC to compete in three different divisions

    Valerie Letourneau becomes first female in UFC to compete in three different divisions

    Canadian superstar Valerie "Trouble" Letourneau made a unique kind of history over the weekend at UFC 206, becoming the first female to compete in three different divisions inside the world-famous Octagon. The 33-year-old competed at strawweight opposite Brazilian prospect Viviane Pereira, just a...
  • Valerie Letourneau is set to meet with Reebok

    UFC: Valerie Letourneau working with Reebok to eliminate wardrobe malfunctions

    Canadian UFC flyweight sensation Valerie "Trouble" Letourneau (8-4) revealed via Instagram that she has been invited to meet with Reebok's creative team to provide constructive criticism and advice on fight gear, particularly sports tops for female fighters. As most fight fans know, the 33-year-old...
  • Joanne Calderwood defeated Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89

    Biggest takeaways from Joanne Calderwood's UFC fight with Valerie Letourneau

    Hard-hitting Scottish sensation Joanne "Dr. Knee-vil" Calderwood turned in her finest performance ever inside the world-famous Octagon, demolishing Canadian talent Valerie Letourneau with a body kick and spinning back fist last weekend at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood, 29, improved to 11-1, scoring...
  • Holly Holm humbles Ronda Rousey at UFC 193

    Holly Holm humbles Ronda Rousey at UFC 193

    A new bantamweight world champion was crowned at UFC 193, as Holly Holm shocked the world with an upset victory over Ronda Rousey, according to a Nov. 14 report from the Los Angeles Times. Holm, 34, stunned Rousey with a head kick early in the second round. She finished the fight seconds later...
  • Paige VanZant is hoping to fight at UFC 191

    Valerie Létourneau makes sense as Paige VanZant's next opponent

    Two of the UFC's most marketable young strawweight superstars -- Paige "12 Gauge" VanZant and Valerie Létourneau -- haven't yet faced each other inside the world-famous Octagon, according to a June 15 report from MMA Fighting. That may change this fall, as both ladies look to get back to action...
  • Strawweights shine in UFC 186 Fight Pass prelims

    Strawweights shine in UFC 186 Fight Pass prelims

    Before the televised prelim portion of the UFC 186 fight card, the first three bouts of the evening aired live on UFC Fight Pass. The card opened up with a strawweight bout between Randa Markos and Aisling Daly. Daly came out swinging, but Markos was able to light her up on the feet, landing some...
  • Valérie Létourneau ready to make a splash in UFC's strawweight division

    Valérie Létourneau ready to make a splash in UFC's strawweight division

    Fast-rising Canadian sensation, Valérie "Trouble" Létourneau, said Jan. 19 in an exclusive interview with AXS that she's excited to be fighting in front of her hometown fans this April at UFC 186 in Montreal. Létourneau, 31, fought in Canada in her promotional debut last June at UFC 174, so this...
  • Exclusive interview with UFC bantamweight superstar Valerie Letourneau

    Exclusive interview with UFC bantamweight superstar Valerie Letourneau

    UFC bantamweight contender Valerie "Trouble" Letourneau (6-3) admitted on June 21 in an exclusive interview with AXS that she's a bit disappointed at not being selected for any of the fight night bonuses handed out following UFC 174, especially after thousands of fight fans posted on Twitter and...
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