Five divisions make the majority of female MMA weight classes. Each has their top fighters.
We honor these athletes every year in WMMA Press Divisional Awards.
The awards are voted on by the WMMA Press committee, a set of journalists that have covered the female divisions of martial arts for years on may different levels. Continue reading WMMA Press 2016 Divisional Award Winners
Korea’s RoadFC is expanding their women’s divisions and starting their new sister promotion Saturday morning.
Seven matches are on the docket with the main event featuring flyweight prospects Emiko Raika battling Jin Hee Kang. Continue reading Watch RoadFC XX All Female Card here at Midnight PST/3 a.m. EST
The UFC has repeated as WMMA Press Promotion of the Year, as V-Moda picks up its first award for Sponsor.
The awards are voted on by the WMMA Press committee, a set of journalists that have covered the female divisions of martial arts for years on may different levels. Continue reading UFC & V-MODA Take WMMA Press 2016 Promotion & Sponsor Awards Respectively
It was the fight that had the MMA world talking.
Angela Lee and Mei Yamaguchi’s war at ONE Championship: Ascent to Power in May takes home the WMMA Press 2016 Fight of the Year. Continue reading Lee vs. Yamaguchi Takes WMMA Press 2016 Fight of the Year
Asia’s One Championship made its mark in the women’s divisions this year and one highlight sub stood out.
Jenny Huang is taking home the WMMA Press Award for the 2016 Submission of the Year. Continue reading Jenny Huang Takes WMMA Press Submission of the Year 2016
(Photo courtesy Esther Lin/InvictaFC)
It was the spin the got her the InvictaFC title shot.
Canada’s Charmaine Tweet takes home the WMMA Press Knockout of the Year 2016. Continue reading Charmaine Tweet Takes WMMA Press Knockout of the Year 2016
Venezuela has a new star and she has won a WMMA Press award.
UFC’s Veronica Macedo has been voted to be the Newcomer of the Year for 2016. Continue reading Veronica Macedo Takes the WMMA Press Newcomer of the Year 2016
The IMMAF World and European strawweight champion eared another honor.
Bulgaria’s Aleksandra Toncheva takes on the WMMA Press Award for Amateur fo the Year.
The awards are voted on by the WMMA Press committee, a set of journalists that have covered the female divisions of martial arts for years on may different levels.
Six journalists who voted on the award:
Toncheva (8-0) finished in all of her wins in 2016, and became a 2 time European champion for the IMMAF after aging her first World championship. This awards shiws how the female fighting world is expanding in its reach wit the help of the IMMAF. This is the third year in a row an IMMAF champion has won the award.
“Thank you everyone about the recognition!,” Toncheva told us after accepting the award. “I am very excited! Hope more women will compete and feel the beauty of this lovely sport of MMA.”
Toncheva will be making her pro debut at Rizin’s April 16th.
Congratulation Aleksandra Toncheva on winning the 2016 WMMA Press Award for Amateur of the Year.
Two additional matches will round out the InvictaFC 22 card March 25th in Kansas City.
Ashley Cummins will be making her way back to the InvictaFC cage taking on friomer title challenger Amber Brown in an atomweight bout.
Cummins (4-3) is coming off a submission of the year candidate of Nikki Smith, which broke a three fight losing streak. This will be her first cut to 105 of the St. Louis police after going to a 110 catchweight in her last fight. Continue reading Watercooler: Kagan Retires; Invicta & Rizin Add Matches
Montana based Fusion Fight League will highlight the female divisions on their April 1 card at the Billing Metra, and have added a stellar match-up.
InvictaFC and UFC star Roxanne Modafferi (19-13) will face Brazilian Priscila de Souza (12-6) in the main event on the card. The match was announced Wednesday. Continue reading Roxanne Modafferi vs. Prisilla de Souza to Headline Fusion Fight League All Women’s Event
Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be defending her strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Dallas May 13th. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the pay per view. Continue reading Wombat Watercooler: Jedrzejczyk vs. Andrade Announced, RoadFC Announces Card Plus Dandois Signs with UFC
The Queens of women’s collegiate wrestling once again comes from King University.
This past weekend the WCWA women’s college national wrestling tournament took place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Teams from 32 universities and colleges from across the country were represented. Continue reading King University Women’s Wrestling Takes 4th Straight Title