Wombat Watercooler April 21

tate-eye-300x300Miscellaneous News

We finally have a date and location for Miesha Tate versus Jessica Eye.

The two will square off in a title eliminator at UFC on Fox 16 in Chicago July 25. The fight is expected to be on the main televised card.

Arlene Blencowe has a new opponent for her Bellator debut. Veteran fighter Adrienna Jenkins will step in to take on the Australian at the promotion’s May 15th card in Temecula, CA.Jenkins replaces her teammate Alexis Dufresne, who announced she was pregnant last week.

Jenkins (18-5) returned to action earlier this month with a TKO win over Kelsey Jorgenson. She was out of the game for five years after losing three straight in 2010. She would win seven straight before that.

Blenclowe (5-4) is a world champion boxer and is on a three fight win streak.

The match will air on Spike.com during the post-liminary card.

Valentina Shevchenko is looking to continue her four fight win streak when she takes on veteran Carina Damm at Legacy June 26th in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Shevchenko (9-1) has won three straight fights including a decision over Jan Finney in February.

Damm (22-12) is coming off a loss to Marceia Allen this past weekend, snapping a five fight win streak.

This will air on AXS TV June 26.

InvictaFC president Shannon Knapp verified this week Irish atomweight Catherine Costiagn will be fighting on the promotion’s 13th card in Vegas July 10. No word on an opponent.

The match joins Cyborg Justino defending her featherweight title and the atomweight title bout between champion Herica Tiburcio taking on Ayaka Hamasaki.

Jenny Liou Shriver has another fight booked after her Invicta return. She will take on Glena Avila at King for the Cage June 4th in Worley, Idaho. Avila is coming off a five round war with Danielle Taylor, losing by split decision.


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