In a match that could determine the number 1 contender for the UFC strawweight title, Joanne Calderwood and Jessica Andrade will battle at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio September 10th. The UFC announced the bout Wednesday. Continue reading Calderwood vs. Andrade Set for UFC 203
Two strawweight bouts have been announced for two upcoming UFC Fight Night events.
Michelle Waterson will return to the octagon as she faces Aisling Daly as the UFC heads to Hamburg, Germany September 3rd. The former InvictaFC champion Waterson (13-4) is coming off a win in her UFC debut with a third round rear naked choke submission over Angela Magana. Before her loss to Herica Tiburcio, she was on a six fight win streak. Continue reading Waterson vs. Daly; Kish vs. Moroz Announced
Four fighters took home gold medals at the IMMAF World Championships Sunday in Las Vegas.
Coming off her 2015 IMMAF European strawweight title, Bulgarian Aleksandra Toncheva adds the IMMAF World title to her resume defeating Poland’s Aleksandra Rola by armbar in round 1. She also remains undefeated at 6-0, having only started fighting in November of last year. Continue reading IMMAF Crowns 2016 World Champions
No female MMA fighters made the ESPN the Body Issue this year, but women’s combat sports did get two representatives.
Olympians Adeline Gray (wrestling) and Claressa Shields (boxing; 2012 gold medalist) are both in the issue. Both will represent Team USA in Rio. Continue reading Wombat Watercooler -Bellator, POP, and Invicta Adds Fights to a Busy Summer
Coming into its third year, the IMMAF World Amateur MMA Championships are ready to show the best the international community has to offer.
So far 34 female athletes have signed up to make the trip to Las Vegas during UFC’s International Fight week. We will see some familiar faces from tournaments past, nationally recognized talent, and some new faces from some new places including Nepal. Continue reading 2016 IMMAF World Championships Participants Tenatively Set
Carina Damm has an opponent for her TitanFC debut.
Sarah Alpar has stepped up to take on the long time vet at the promotion’s June 10th event in Coral Gables, Florida. It will stream on UFC Fight Pass.
We are less than two weeks away until the premiere of The Ultimate Fighter 23 and the cast has been finally revealed.
Team coaches UFC champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gahdelha have already seen some drama leading up to the show, with rumors of a fight on set after taping and a war of words in the media.
On a positive side note, Claudinha Gadelha will be carrying the Olympic torch in her home town of Mossoró, Brazil June 6
Sixteen female ahletes will try to fight into the TUF house April 20th on Fox Sports 1. Five InvictaFC vets made the list. Here is a breakdwn of the fighters and what you need to know.
One of the top stars of Muay Thai will look to dominate two sports at once.
It was announced this week Lion Fights champion Tiffany Van Soest has signed contracts with two UFC Fight Pass staples, InvictaFC and Glory Kickboxing.
Over two years ago, Lynn Le had a vision: to make female fight gear that actual fit and was more reliable.
Le soon began her journey giving creation to Society Nine, a company that will change the combat sports world as a whole. Her kickstarter found huge support, garnered her some awards, and got needed funding to get started.
It wasn’t easy though. Pressure to deliver a completed and well working product is a monumental task. Le and the company had to deal with delays due to find more appropriate vendors for materials, dealing with factories that need to manufacture the products just right, and finally getting the gear in the hands of the individuals who paid good money for a high quality product. Society Nine was able to pull through the hurdles and deliver their product as promised.
The dust has settled from InvictaFC 16 but President Shannon Knapp is right back getting ready for the next event.
Knapp has announced on UFC Fight Pass this past Friday the main event for the 17th installment May 7th in California will feature Tonya Evinger defending her bantamweight title against number 1 contender Colleen Schneider.
After InvictaFC 16, Andrea Lee will be fighting again July 1.
Sources tell us Lee will defend her flyweight title against Sarah Alpar at Legacy 57 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Invicta returns to Sin City for the second time as they take over the Tropicana’s Trinidad pavilion Friday.
There are nine bouts on the card including two title matches plus several fan favorite fighters returning to the cage.
Due to a reported error on their contracts, Irene Aldana’s and Herica Tiburcio’s fights were made at 136 and 106 respectively and were given a pound allowance over that weight. Invicta will pay their opponents 25% more of their fight pay for the mistake.
People can watch on UFC Fight Pass Friday night.