The MRS – Oct. 18

Miscellaneous News

If you missed it Thursday, we debuted the “Ammy Hot List” which features up and coming talent in amateur division. You can read the first list here.

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In a result from Friday morning at OneFC, Sherilyn Lim defeated Ann Osman by split decision

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In boxing on Thursday, Nadia Hokmi def. Linda Soto by majority decsion to win the vacant WBF flyweight title in Sarcelles, Val-d’Oise, France.

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Courtesy XC
Courtesy XC

XFC will have two female bouts this weekend in Nashville, TN on AXS-TV.

The promotion will crown its first flyweight champion as Pearl Gonzales takes Cortney Casey. Both Casey (121.6) and Gonzlaes (123.2) made weight. 

Casey is the former Tuff-n-uff flyweight champ and won impressively in her pro debut, getting the rear naked choke win over Kelly Warren in her pro debut at XFC 24.

Gonzalez went 7-1 as an ammy and lost a majority decision in her pro debut against Munah Holland. Gonzalez would rebound and win her XFC debut, getting the armbar win over Suzie Montero.

The other fight will feature strawweights Hannah Cifers (113.2) and Heather Jo Clark (113.2). Cifer will make her pro debut, as she went undefeated in her first seven fights as an amateur. She got an unanimous decision loss to Roya Darvishian in a five round fight this past July in her last amateur fight.

Clark (5-4), is coming off a split decision loss to Felice Herrig at Bellator this past March.

The match will air on AXS-TV Friday night.

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eyekaufmanOn Saturday on Fox Sports 1, the #2 Unified ranked bantamweight Sarah Kaufman will take on #2 ranked flyweight Jessica Eye as both will debut in the UFC.

Kaufman (16-2) is coming off a split decision win over Leslie Smith. Her only two losses were to former Strikeforce champ Marloes Conenen and current UFC champion Ronda Rousey.

Eye (10-1) has won her last seven fights, including a submission over fan favorite Zoila Gurgel.

The match will be a part of the preliminary bouts of UFC 166, and will air on Fox Sports 1 Saturday.

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Add  Megumi Sugimoto vesus Sachiko Fujimori and Yukiko Seki versus Madoka Ebihara to the DEEP JEWEL November 4th card in Tokyo.

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“The Ultimate Fighter” will be doing a recap show this Wednesday, but will be back to fights the following Wednesday. Sarah Moras and Peggy Morgan will duke it out in the last quarterfinal match.

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No podcast this Sunday. If this changes, we will let you know.

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Rumors

Jessica Aguilar is currently in negotiations with Invicta.

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Invicta wants atomweight champion Michelle Waterson to defend her belt once before considering a rematch with Jessica Penne. The name being pushed around a lot is DEEP-JEWELS champion Seo Hee Ham. Ham is set to defend her title November 7th in Japan, but could be available in early 2014.

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Shayna Baszler will be in L.A. for a few weeks training with Josh Barnett. She is looking also to train with fellow TUF cast member Jessamyn Duke, who is training out of Ronda Rousey’s gym. Word is Duke is will be in SoCal for a while.

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Scheduled Fights

Pro MMA

In pro bouts this weekend:

  • At Dynasty Sports Combat in Columbus, NE, Kate Bloomfield faces Taren Pennell. This will stream for free on the Dynasty Sports’ Facebook page Saturday.
  • Thaiane Souza takes on Bruna Vargas at FCC 2 in Brazil
  • In Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Taila Santos battles Carolina Karasek at JVT Championship 5
  • At Lappeenranta Fight Night in Kuopio, Finland, Vuokko Katainen faces Sylwia Juśkiewicz

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Ammy MMA

In amateur MMA action this weekend:

  • At Art of Combat in Elmira, NY, Tammy Worrick takes on Che Strait-Martino
  • Katie Taylor faces Jenna Bobik at XFC in Chester, Pennsylvania
  •  In Plymouth, MA, Shannon Harney battles Erin Cooney at Cage Titans
  • At GCC 6 in Slidell, LA, Brianna Smith takes on Steffi Obilisundar
  • Danielle Taylor faces Samantha Hester at King of the Cage in Las Vegas, NV
  •  In Tustin, CA, Jessica Nasrallah battles Rosi Peralta at FightClub OC

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Boxing

In pro boxing action this weekend:

  • In Budapest, Hungary, Gina Chamie faces Veronika Hornyak for the vacant WBC Youth lightweight title
  • Ruth Stephanie Aquino takes on Johana Estefania Sanchez in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • In Tampa, Florida, Lisa Noel Garland battles Vashon Living and Noemi Bosques dukes it out with Maria Ruiz
  • Klara Svensson faces Milena Koleva in Kolding, Denmark
  • Anna Sikora takes on Aleksandra Jasjukevica in Kalisz, Poland
  • In Razgrad, Bulgaria, Kremena Petkova dukes it out with Polina Pencheva
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