Legacy Fighting Alliance has announced Monday Andrea Lee will be defending her newly won LFA title July 14th against Brazilian Davina Maciel on AXS TV. This will be the main event of the promotion’s 16th card which will happen in Texas. Continue reading Andrea Lee to Face Davina Maciel in LFA 16 Main Event
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It was nearly at capacity at the Thomas and Mack center in Las Vegas for Tuff-n-uff’s “Pack the Mack” event Saturday night. Two female title bouts plus a 135 contenders bout were on the docket on the 16 fight card.
Tuff-n-uff had streamed the event live on facebook but due to time constraints the stream was interrupted. We are told Tuff-n-uff will be re-uploading the stream and we will update you where you can find it in the coming days. Continue reading Tuff-n-uff “Pack the Mack” Crowns 2 New Female Champs
Three female bouts with two belts on the line will be in front of a huge crowd Saturday night in Las Vegas for Tuf-n-uff’s annual “Pack the Mack” amateur MMA event.
The main event features champion Cheyanne Vlismas battling Ohio’s Crystal Vanessa Demopoulos for the strawweight title. Vlismas tipped the scales at 115 while Demopoulos weighed at 114.6. Continue reading Tuff-n-uff “Pack the Mack” – All Female Fighters Make Weight
It was delayed, but Heather Hardy will finally make her way into a MMA cage.
Hardy was set to be on the InvictaFC card this past spring, but opponents dropped out and delayed her from making her MMA debut. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise as Hardy got an opportunity to make her debut in her hometown of New York City in the place known as the Mecca for fighting, Madison Square Garden for Bellator 180, which will air on Spike TV Saturday June 24th. Continue reading Bellator Heat: Boxing Champ Heather Hardy to Make MMA Debut
Someone to look forward to in the next few years is New Jersey’s Brooke Fahey.
The 16 year old already has an accomplished career in BJJ as a blue belt, earning 12 regional titles to her credit. At the world renowned Miller Brothers gym, she is coached not only the by UFC vets, but also rising stars in their own right pro fighter Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella (16-6-1) and amateur Mike Pagano (8-1).
Fahey will look to follow their footsteps into MMA. Continue reading Future Stars – Brooke Fahey
For the 4th year, one of the best amateur promotions in the world will make history.
Tuff-n-uff will look to break its own record for attendance for an all amateur MMA show as they “Pack the Mack” this Saturday. The free event will draw MMA fans from the Las Vegas area and beyond to see 17 live fights, which includes three female bouts. Continue reading Pack the Mack Returns with Three Female Bouts Saturday
The south is somewhere we haven’t heard much from in terms of up and coming talent, but this is changing.
Riley Mullins, a ten year old out of Alabama, has be moving up the BJJ ranks, winning state and national titles. Out of 10th Planet Atmore under Justin Ramer, she is only an orange belt and has yet to see the extent of her potential. Continue reading Future Stars – Riley Mullins
Wombat Sports from time to time likes to highlight the next generation of female combat athlete.
Our “Future Stars” column profile these athletes under 18 who are taking combat sports serious and finding success as they grow. These are the next generation of sports such as MMA, kickboxing, boxing, wrestling and BJJ. Continue reading Future Stars – Sophie Sharp
The flyweight division has been getting a lot of attention as of late, and InvictaFC is no exception.
The 23rd offering comes this Saturday as some of the best 125 pound athletes on the planet converge in Kansas City and will be live on Fight Pass.
The main and co-main event will determine number 1 contenders for Jennifer Maia’s flyweight title. Two bright prospects in Agnieszka Niedźwiedź and Sarah D’Alelio will look to upset veterans Vanessa Porto and Roxanne Modafferi (respectively).
Fan favorite Andrea Lee taking and newcomer Liz Tracey round out the flyweight talent Saturday. Continue reading InvictaFC 23 Primer
For undefeated champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk it has never been an easy road.
Saturday maybe her toughest test as she takes on Brazil’s Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas. The match will serve as the co-main event. Continue reading Jedrzejczyk and Andrade Make Weight for Strawweight Title Fight
The pioneer of women competing in MMA has been honored for her move to movies.
Gina Carano was live last week to accept the “Action Warrior” award from the Artemis Film Festival. The festival is known for promoting female action stars, stunt women, and movie makers who promote heroines, real life and fictional. This is the third year for the festival, which also honored Melissa McCarthy, Nichelle Nichols, and Tom Cruise. Continue reading Video: Watch Gina Carano Accept the Artemis “Action Warrior” Award
Bellator has bolstered its flourishing flyweight division.
The company announced Friday the signing of six different fighters all from different countries; including the first Chinese and Turkish female stars to sign to a major MMA promotion. Continue reading Bellator Signs Six Female Flyweights; Will Crown Champ in 2017