Weekend Results – Australia Sees WMMA Action; Salinas & Forrest Gain Boxing Titles

Fryer def. Malone Courtesy FWC
Fryer def. Malone Courtesy FWC


FWC held a card in Nerang, Australia with featured some developing talent down under. Kickboxing champ Claire Fryer gains her first MMA title by defeating Melanie Malone by TKO at 1:38 of round 1 for the 115 belt. Kyra Purcell became the FWC bantamweight champion by getting the unanimous decision over Jess Rose.

In a pair for featherweight bouts, Kanani Mangakahia submitted Belinda Sedgwick by strikes at 1:38 of round 1, and Zoie Shreiweis defeated Megan Anderson by majority decision.


In other pro action:

  • At XFS in Valley Center, CA Chris Stanley defeated Jackie Bollinger by KO (leg kick) 0:45 of round 1
  • Christina Daniels KOed Jen Aniano at 0:22 of round 1 at Total Warrior Combat in Lansing, Michigan
  • In a pair of bouts at Contender Fight Woman in Spain, Karla Benitez defeated Rita Marreno by TKO in round 3 and Minerva Montero submitted Esther Cardenas by rear naked choke in round 1
  • At DEEP Impact Rookies 3 in Toyama, Japan, Satomi Takano submitted Miyoko Kusaka by rear naked choke in round 1
  • Lynnell House defeated Sarah Mcrann by KO 1:56 of round 1 at KOTC in Cold Lake, Alberta


Rodriguez over Venter Courtesy South Africa MMA
Rodriguez over Venter Courtesy South Africa MMA

Ammy MMA

South Africa continues to build it’s women’s division with two bouts at Fightstar in Bez Valley.

  • Danella Eliasov submitted Natasha Elliott by armbar round 1
  •  Iris Rodrigues defeated Santa-Marié Venter by unanimous decision


A pair of bouts happened at Tri-City Thunder in Elizabethtown, TN. Ashley Hancock defeated Ashley Lane by KO at 0:52 of round 1 in a title for title bout, and Hope Halava submitted Laura Byrnes by guillotine at 2:11 of round 1.

You can watch the Hancock versus Lane fight here.


In other ammy action:

  • At Arena Fighting Championships in Tampa, Florida, Cheyanne Vlismas submitted Lisa Anistario by armbar round 1
  • Rachel Ostovich defeated JJ Aldrich by majority decision to win the Destiny MMA flyweight title in Hawaii
  • In Charlotte, NC at Fight Lab, Aracley Valenzuela defeated Andy Nguyen by unanimous decision


Shoot Boxing

Two female bouts happened at Shoot Boxing Battle Summit: “Ground Zero Tokyo 2013” in Tokyo, Japan.

  • S-Cup champion Rena Kubota defeated late replacement opponent Maylee Won by unaimous decision to win her 7th straight
  • Former Shoot Boxing Flyweight Champion Ai Takahashi defeated Miyo Yoshida by unanimous decision


Salinas over Franco Courtesy Reuters


Jennifer Salinas earn her first world title as she defeated Yolis Marrugo Franco by unanimous decision to win the vacant WBF super bantamweight title in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Salina improves to 15-3 and won her forth straight.


Eilleen Forrest moved up in weight and gained the vacant WBF lightweight title by getting the TKO over Yarkor Chavez Annan in round 1 in  Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. Forrest improves to 1-2-1.


In Barnaul, Russia, Svetlana Kulakova retained her interim WBA light welterweight title by defeating Florence Muthoni by unanimous decision. She improves to 9-0.


In other boxing action:

San Miguel, Argentina

  • Cecilia Sofia Mena won the vacant Argentina (FAB) featherweight title by defeating Paula Andrea Morales by unanimous decision
  • In Albertslund, Denmark, Klara Svensson defeated Borislava Goranova by unanimous decision
  • Jessica Balogun KOed Daniela David in round 5 in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • In Hamilton, New Zealand, Lauryn Eagle defeated Daniella Smith by split decision (135)
  • Sylwia Giedzwidz defeated Anastasiya Mazets by unanimous decision in Bialystok, Poland
  • In a pair of bouts in Podolsk, Russia, Ekaterina Izotova defeated Anna Poskrebysheva by unanimous decision and Yulia Berezikova TKOed Nadezhda Khaenok in round 3
  • Capljina, Bosnia And Herzegovina saw two fights over the weekend.  Edita Lesnik defeated Marijana Rako by points, and Matija Simovic defeated Milica Vucic by TKO
  • Soledad Capriolo defeaed Lizbeth Crespo by unanimous decision in Cordoba, Argentina
  • In Neuquen, Argentina, Mayra Alejandra Gomez defeated Cristina Pacheco by unanimous decision
  • Chantel Cordova defeated Hollie Dunaway by points in Altoona, Iowa

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