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Watercoler – Olympic Gold Medalists Kayla Harrison Going to MMA; Rizin NYE Shapes Up

After months of speculation, Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrision has decided to sign World Series of Fighting to begin her MMA career. Continue reading Watercoler – Olympic Gold Medalists Kayla Harrison Going to MMA; Rizin NYE Shapes Up

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Frausto vs. Graf Announced for Glory Kickboxing 33

The third quarterfinal match in the Glory Kickboxing Bantamweight (122 pound) tournament.

Bellator MMA tournament champion Zoila Frausto (4-0 kickboxing;) will face Germany’s Daniela Graf (23-5-1 kickboxing/Muay Thai) in Trenton New Jersey on the promotion’s 33rd card September 9th. Glory announced the match Friday night. Continue reading Frausto vs. Graf Announced for Glory Kickboxing 33

New Reserve Bout Announced for Glory Women’s Tournament

Vanessa De Waele
Vanessa De Waele

With Irina Mazepa taking Iman Barlow’s place in the Glory Grand Prix, a new reserve bout has been put together and will happen at Glory 32 in Norfolk, Virginia July 22.

Belgium’s Vanessa De Waele and Turkey’s Funda Alkayis (28-2, 12 KO) will square off to see who will replace an injured fighter in the tournament.

The second quarterfinal will take place at Glory 31 between Netherland’s Isis Verbeek and Russia’s Mazepa in Amsterdam June 25th.

Both fights will stream live on UFC Fight Pass.

Wombat Watercooler – Damm vs. Alpar; MacFarlane vs. Ruth Announced

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.

Continue reading Wombat Watercooler – Damm vs. Alpar; MacFarlane vs. Ruth Announced

Watercooler: InvictaFC 17 Changes; UFC Gets Flyweight Bout

13151921_1150559741643980_5243507510679537103_nInvictaFC 17 loses a bout, but gains a new fighter.

Mizuki has dropped out of her match with Aline Serio due to injury, so Kaline Medeiros has stepped up to take her place. Medeiros (6-4) has a KO of the Year win over Stephanie Eggink, and has a kimura win over Sarah Payant in her Bellator bout last year. The fight is still announced at strawweight.

Julia Jones is out of her InvictaFC debut against Tessa Simpson due to injury, so the match has been scrapped.

We will have a primer for InvictaFC 17 shortly after weigh-ins on Friday. Continue reading Watercooler: InvictaFC 17 Changes; UFC Gets Flyweight Bout

Tiffany VanSoest Signs with Invicta; Glory Kickboxing

4b36780c-5ffa-4c76-bec1-3e946cf82ac4One 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.

Continue reading Tiffany VanSoest Signs with Invicta; Glory Kickboxing

Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez vs. Hadley Griffith Added to Dynamite

Griffith
Griffith
Melendez
Melendez

After signing with Bellator a few months ago, Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez was also announced to be on the GLORY portion of the upcoming Dynamtie Supercard. Tuesday they announced her opponent.

Pro debuter Hadley Griffith will step up to take on Melendez at the Bellator/GLORY co-promotion September 19th in San Jose. The fight will take place at 120 pounds.

Wife of UFC star Gilbert Melendez , Taylor (2-1) is returning to action after several year off in kickboixing. Griffin has had an extensive amateur background in MMA and kickboxing and looks to make an impact.

The fight will air on Spike TV September 19th.