Katrina Mahoney is a combat sports writer for EMG. She is a recent Professional Writing and Publishing graduate from Curtin University and currently resides in Perth, Western Australia. Follow her on Twitter at @katrinajmahoney.

Ashkan Mokhtarian out of bout with Kai Kara France at UFC Adelaide

Ashkan Mokhtarian has withdrawn from his flyweight bout against Kai Kara France at UFC Adelaide citing injury. MMAjunkie first reported the news early this morning. UFC Fight Night 142 takes place next Sunday 2 December at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia. The UFC is now seeking an oceanic-based replacement opponent for France who was scheduled to…

Rachael Ostovich’s husband arrested for attempted murder following alleged domestic violence attack

Arnold Berdon, the husband of UFC flyweight Rachael Ostovich, was arrested for second-degree attempted murder after allegedly attacking Ostovich in their family home in Waianae, Hawaii, on Sunday morning. The charge was confirmed with MMAFighting, but the incident was first reported by TMZ. In the alleged attack, Ostovich suffered a broken orbital bone and was taken to…

Kai Kara France vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian official for UFC Adelaide

Kai Kara France has his first appointment with the UFC. Officially announced this morning, the newly-signed Kiwi flyweight will make his promotional debut against Iranian-born Australian Ashkan Mokhtarian at UFC Adelaide on December 2. After his overwhelming success in the Oceanic region, France’s addition to the UFC’s roster last month came as little surprise. True to his moniker,…