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Kids in MMA: How the Youth in the Sport is Becoming More Commonplace

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History will be made this weekend as this will be the first time a mother and daughter will fight MMA on the same card.

Cindy Dandois and her daughter Lola will be taking part of the Conquest of the Cage event near Spokane, Washington Saturday. Mom will be competing in pro MMA against Bethany Christensen; while her daughter will be making her amateur MMA debut against the Juliana Pena trained Darina Glassburn.

What has surpassed this headline is the ages of Lola and Darina: 12 years old. Continue reading Kids in MMA: How the Youth in the Sport is Becoming More Commonplace

WMMA Podcast:Chelsea Rae Plus InvictaFC 38 Card Released; PFL and Tuff-n-uff coverage and UFC News

In what will be a busy week between PFL, Tuff-n-uff, UFC, One Championship, Rizin, and Combates; we give you the fights to watch. We will be live at the PFL playoffs and Tuff-n-uff and our guest Chelsea Rae helps us break them down as she prepares for her own fight at Tuff-n-uff Saturday. She will also be coaching some of the Wimp 2 Warrior participants in their first MMA bouts.

Invicta was this past weekend and we go through the results and give you the line-up for the next card.

Plus a lot of news.

2018 IMMAF World Championships (Results Updated Daily)

The best amateur talent are once again in Bahrain to see who are the best in the world.

The International MMA Federation is currently holding its World Championships with over 50 females from over a dozen countries vying for titles in six weight classes. Champions have went on to the pros to some of the top organizations on the planet.

We will be updating results throughout the week. Continue reading 2018 IMMAF World Championships (Results Updated Daily)

First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Featherweight and Higher Breakdown

Photo courtesy Dave Mandel, Invicta FC

Note: Any fights that were at above 136 for our purposes are considered featherweight. Any fights 142-144 were rounded up to 145. Any fights 137-139 were rounded up to 140 pounds.

The division that has gotten the most flack the past year has been featherweight. While Cyborg Justino has ruled to roost and yet to find a solid challenger, the future maybe looking up. Continue reading First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Featherweight and Higher Breakdown

First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Bantamweight Breakdown

Photo courtesy Dave Mandel, Invicta FC

Note: Any fights that were at above 126 for our purposes are considered bantamweight. Any fights 132-144 were rounded up to 135. Any fights 127-129 were rounded up to 130 pounds.

For years, the women’s bantamweight division has been the premier weight class. Things have drastically changed.

Continue reading First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Bantamweight Breakdown

First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Flyweight Breakdown

Continuing with the weight classes is the quickest growing divisions – flyweight.

Note: Any fights that were above 116 for our purposes are considered flyweight. Any fights 121-124 were rounded up to 125. Any fights 117-119 were rounded up to 120 pounds. Continue reading First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 5: Flyweight Breakdown

First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 4: Strawweight Breakdown

Photo courtesy Dave Mandel, Invicta FC

Continuing with out look at the weight classes, we come to one of the most popular – strawweight.

Note: Any fights that were at above 106 for our purposes are considered strawweight. This includes Rizin’s 108 division. Any fights 112-114 were rounded up to 115. Any fights 107-109 were rounded up to 110 pounds.

There were 192 total fights at the scheduled 115 pound limit (111 pro and 81 amateur).  Fights at a catchweights accounted for 8 fights (4 pro and 4 amateur). The strawweight counted for 29% of all combined fights both amateur and pro and is the most in all divisions. Continue reading First Half Stats in the Womens’ Divisions Part 4: Strawweight Breakdown

2018 First Half Stats in The Womens’ Divisions Part 3: Atomweight Breakdown

Photos courtesy Dave Mandel, Invicta FC

There has been huge debates on what women’s weight classes are sustainable or not.

This year I decided to give you a glimpse of the current and future health of the divisions broken down. Since I did both amateur and pro stats this time around, I can give you some insight into what I have been seeing and calm down some worries.

Continue reading 2018 First Half Stats in The Womens’ Divisions Part 3: Atomweight Breakdown

2018 First Half Stats in the Women’s Divisions Part 2: The Amateurs

Photos Courtesy Jorden Curran Photography

I have compiled amateur results over the years, but this has been the first time I have broken down the amateur stats.

It was popular demand and questions about the future health of the women’s divisions that got me to do this for the first year. We will dig into the weight divisions in part 3. I haven’t done this in past years because getting complete results for the amateurs was a hassle, as previously discusses in part 1. I suspect a dozen or so results have not been posted in the major databases, so with expect a small margin of error.

Since this is our first time, we can’t compare past years, but can at least compare the pro stats. Continue reading 2018 First Half Stats in the Women’s Divisions Part 2: The Amateurs

IMMAF Euro Champinships 2018 Results Women’s Semi-Finals

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The finals are set for IMMAF European Championships.

There was two submissions in the women’s divisions Thursday. Some familiar names  moving on including England’s Joanna Doyle and Germany’s Julia Dorny. Finland and Sweden sends three females to the finals each, with Sweden guaranteed gold at strawweight.

Here are the results from the semi-finals including highlights. Final round matches also posted below. Continue reading IMMAF Euro Champinships 2018 Results Women’s Semi-Finals