China’s premiere fighting organization will open its door to more international women’s talent December 15th in Beijing, China.
The promotion announced it will hold a twelve bout card with nine of them featuring female combatants. Continue reading Kunlun Fights to Feature 9 Female MMA Bouts Including Cindy Dandois
Some of the best amateur female talent have descended in Prague in the Czech Republic for the second annual IMMAF European Open.
Competitors from over a dozen countries will look to shine on the amateur’s biggest world stage. Several World and European champions will look to face a fresh batch of hungry fighters to gain medals and put their names on the international stage. Continue reading IMMAF European Open 2016 Coverage
It was a surprising ending to what has been a long 20 card journey for InvictaFC as a new champion was crowned in the bantamweight division.
Russia’s Yana Kunitskaya submitted champion Tonya Evinger to end her 9 fight win streak and take the belt, much to the shock of the MMA world. Kunitskaya improves to 10-2 with the win. Continue reading InvictaFc 20 Aftermath – What is next for the Athletes
With over four years worth of fights, InvictaFC reaches its 20th offering Friday with two titles on the line.
44 athletes have passed through the promotion onto the UFC, making Invicta the place to develop and shine before getting the call to the big time. This card sees what could be the future of the sport.
Three fighters (Miranda Maverick, Pam Sorenson, & Ashley Yoder) missed weight and will forfeit 25% of their fight purse.
Here are the weigh-in results and a breakdown of the card. Continue reading InvictaFC 20 Primer
World boxing champion Heather Hardy is heading to MMA.
Hardy decided to crossover and has inked a deal with InvictaFC. She announced the signing via Ring TV. Ironically it was the new insurance plan for fighters under MMA legalization in home state of New York that drove her to the decision. She is still expecting to box along with her MMA career. Continue reading Watercooler: Boxing’s Hardy to Invicta; Schneider to Bellator
It was a sad night for the women’s divisions of MMA.
After losing to Raquel Pennington by decision this past Saturday, Miesha Tate stated she was hanging up her gloves. “It’s time for the next generation” Tate explained in her post fight comments.
When I first started covering the women’s divisions of the sport, one of the first I got to interview and cover was Miesha. It was right after she lost to Sarah Kaufman in 2009; Tate was a last minute replacement going into the fight. I remember how impressed I was with her wrestling, and how warm and friendly she was. Continue reading Miesha Tate: A Career of Adversity and Triumph
Over the next couple of weeks, we will be doing profiles of some of the top female teams in the world.
The names change several times over the years, but it has been the Syndicate MMA name that has given the gym the biggest prestige in its history. Continue reading Women’s Team Profiles: Syndicate MMA
After a year of traveling, Invicta announced they will once again stay in Kansas City for their next card. The promotion announced its 19th offering for September 23 at the Scottish Rite Temple. Continue reading InvictaFC 19 Heads Back to Kansas City with Two Title Bouts
Germaine de Randamie has broken her foot in training and had to bow out of her match with Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC Fight Night Hamburg September 3rd. Sources tell us Venezuela’s Veronica Macedo will be the replacement. Continue reading Veronica Macedo Signs to UFC; Replaces de Randamie on Hamburg Card
The Association of Boxing Commissions has made significant changes to the Unified Rules of MMA this past week at their annual convention in Las Vegas. Continue reading Association of Boxing Commissions Hand Down New MMA Rules
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