InvictaFC 27 Primer

InvictaFC kicks off 2018 with its 27th event January 13th in Kansas City.

The main event sees the return of Sarah Kaufman to the Invicta cage as she takes on perennial bantamweight contender Pannie Kianzad.

The co-main event sees a flyweight title eliminator when Brazilians Vanessa Porto and Mariana Morais.

Both Kianzad (136.7) and Tiffany Masters (117.4 lb) missed weight for their respective bouts and are fined 25 percent of their purses.

Here are the breakdown of the fights and the weigh-in results.

Photos courtesy Dave Mandel, Invicta FC

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InvictaFC 26 Primer

InvictaFC ends the year with a battle of the top flyweights in the main event.

Jennifer Maia will look to remain on top of the flyweight ladder as she takes on the undefeated Aga Niedźwiedź. The co-main event sees the promotional debut of BJJ sensation Mackenzie Dern taking on former strawweight title challenger Kaline Medeiros .

The eight fight card will stream on UFC Fight Pass starting at 7 p.m. central time.

Four fighters missed weight Thursday, with  Kinberly Novaes, Vanessa Porto,  Amy Montenegro, and Amber Brown fined 25% of their purse. Continue reading InvictaFC 26 Primer

IMMAF 2017 World Championships Coverage

In what will be the first time Bahrain will see a female MMA fights, 53 women athletes from across 22 countries will competing for the IMMAF World Championship. Five champions will be crown in a six day tournament November 11-19.

Two countries will be sending representatives for the first time as Tunisia and the host country Bahrain will have athletes taking part.

The US has one lone representative in bantamweight Fotini Kandris.

The fight sill be streamed on the Bahrain tv app. We will have results throughout the week. Continue reading IMMAF 2017 World Championships Coverage

Video: Christine Ferea Talks Upcoming Bout at InvictaFC 26

One of the most talent strikers in Invicta, Christine Ferea looks to get back on the winning track when she faces Mexican standout Karina Rodriguez  at InvictaFC 26 in Kansas City December 8th.

Ferea us coming off a loss to fellow Muay Thai specialist Tiffany Van Soest in a spirited bout at InvictaFC 23 earlier this year and will look to go back to flyweight for this bout.

We caught up with Ferea at her gym in Las Vegas to talk about coming back to the cage and her continuing to be a multi-sport combat athlete as we head into 2018.

Photo Gallery: Finals of Dave Schultz 2017

It was an exciting women’s championship final of the Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament with 6 Americans taking the top spots.

The highlight was  Kayla Miracle getting the only pin of the finals, earning her “Outstandlung Wrestler” for the women’s divisions.

2016 Olympic team member Adeline Gray made a triumphant return to the mat in the last match of the night, getting the points win over fellow Olympic teammate Tamayra Mensah. Continue reading Photo Gallery: Finals of Dave Schultz 2017

Live Coverage of the Dave Schultz Women’s Wrestling Tournament

We are in world famous Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado for the 20th installment of the Dave Schultz International Wrestling tournament. Wrestlers from across the globe have some to earn championships in honor of the legendary wrestler.

The women have 10 divisions to gain titles with some familiar names and up and coming talent.

Here are the complete results.

You can find photos of the finals and awards here.
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Video: Meet 3 of the Initial Lady Argos Wrestling Team

The growth of women’s wrestling from the kids to the collegiate level has been growing by leaps and bound the past few years.

The newest college to start a team has been the University of Providence in Great Falls, Montana. After the announcement early this year, Coach Tony DeAnda has assembled a solid team headed by All American Tatum Sparks, who already took third at the U23 World Team Trials a few weeks ago.

Wombat Sports and their media branch “Flairdog Productions” will be following the Lady Argos through their first season.

We will start by introducing you to three of the wrestling team members; the aforementioned Sparks; local Montana wrestler Austin Wortman; and Japan’s Yurie Yoneoka.


Video: Ana Julaton talks Signing to Bellator; State of Women’s Boxing

Ana Julaton is the latest flyweight to sign to Bellator.

Julaton is a former world champion in boxing, and has made the transition to MMA with her stint in One Championships. With a new focus, she is hoping to continue her success in Bellator, going back to her martial arts roots. Continue reading Video: Ana Julaton talks Signing to Bellator; State of Women’s Boxing

Video: Kyra Batara Talks Possible Title Shot; Combates 105 Division

With 4 wins in Combate Americas, Kyra Batara is no doubt the #1 contender for the currently vacant 105 title.

Batara was looking for win number 5 a few weeks ago, but an injury sidelined her. The injury isn’t sidelining her for long as she looks to be back in “la jaula” before year’s end in. Continue reading Video: Kyra Batara Talks Possible Title Shot; Combates 105 Division

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