Watch the UFC 199 Weight Announcements at 4 p.m. pst/7 p.m. est

penne_andradeIn what will be a UFC first, the “official” weigh-ins won’t be televised.

The California State Athletic Commission are instituting new rules and the fighters will weigh-in officially between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday. The commission officials and a representative of the other fighter’s team will be present when the fighter decides to hit the scales. If they don’t make weight on the first try, like before they will re-weigh a second time and if they don’t make it, they will have two hours to lose the weight.

The live stream, which will stream below at 4 p.m. pst/7 p.m. est, will see Joe Rogan announce the weights for the record and the fighters will do staredowns.

UFC 199 sees Jessica Andrade making her debut at strawweight facing former InvictaFC atomweight champion Jessica Penne. Their match will air on the Fox Sports 1 Saturday.

USA Women’s Olympic Combat Sports Teams Official

The four major hand to hand combat sports sees some familiar and new faces to the Olympic teams.

Judo was the last to see their team Monday as we awaited the May rankings to be announced. Two medalists from London will return to the grand stage as gold medalist Kayla Harrison (78 kg) and bronze medalist Marti Malloy (57 kg) earned their tickets to Rio. Joining them will be Olympic newcomer Angelica Delgado (52 kg).

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New Reserve Bout Announced for Glory Women’s Tournament

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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.

Valentina Shevchenko and Coach Pavel Fedotov Take on Robbers in Shoot-out

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Left to right – Antonia Shevchenko, Pavel Fedotov, Valentina Shevchenko

Scary incident Monday night as UFC fighter Valentina Shevchenko and her coach Pavel Fedotov will caught in the middle of a robbery.

Shevchenko and Fedotov were at a local Lima, Peru chicken restaurant when the robbers came in, holding up the patrons and employees.  Video of the robbery has surfaced online.

Continue reading Valentina Shevchenko and Coach Pavel Fedotov Take on Robbers in Shoot-out

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

Watch Cyborg and Leslie Smith Hit the Scales Here at Noon pst/3 p.m. est

Finally!

InvictaFC featherweight champ Cyborg Justino will make her UFC debut at 140 pounds as she takes on the game Leslie Smith at UFC 198 in Curicba, Brazil Saturday night.

Considered the best pound for pound fighter on the planet, Cyborg will fight in her hometown for the first time in nearly ten years. Smith will look to have one of the biggest upsets in MMA history.

Continue reading Watch Cyborg and Leslie Smith Hit the Scales Here at Noon pst/3 p.m. est

InvictaFC 17 Primer

Starting its 5th year in operation, InvictaFC has a stacked eight fight card which sees two title fights with dominat champions.

Bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger looks to defend her title for the second time as she takes on the scrappy Colleen Schneider. The co-main event sees the strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza facing a resurging Angela Hill.

Here is a breakdown of the entire card plus weigh-in results.

Continue reading InvictaFC 17 Primer

Your Guide to TUF 23 (Updated bi-weekly)

As we head to July, one strawweight will be crowned “The Ultimate Fighter”.

Eight women qualified to get into the house to be only the third woman to hold the title.

Here is all you need to know, and results updated by-weekly.

“Get in the House” results

  • Amanda Bobby Cooper def. Mellony Geugjes by armbar 1:00 round 1 (video)
  • Lanchana Green  def. Ashley Cummins by TKO round 2 (video)
  • Jamie Moyle def. Alyssa Krahn by rear naked choke 4:02 round 1 (video)
  • Ashley Yoder  def. Jodie Esquibel by split decision (video)
  • JJ Aldrich def. Kristi Lopez by unanimous decision (video)
  • Tatiana Suarez  def. Chelsea Bailey by unanimous decision (video)
  • Kate Jackson def. Irene Cabello-Rivera by TKO round 2 (video)
  • Helen Harper def.Amy Montenegro by armbar round 1 (video)

The Teams

Team Claudia

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Name Age Record Hometown Twitter Instagram
Amanda Bobby Cooper  24  1-1 Bath, Michigan @ABCnation125 @abcnation125
Lanchana Green  26  2-1 Darlington, England @LanchanaGreen @lanchanagreen
Tatiana Suarez  25 3-0 Fontana, California @tspmma115 @tatianasuarezpadilla
Kate Jackson  29  7-2-1 Lostwithiel, England  @KPAJackson @kpajackson

Team Joanna

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 Name Age  Record  Hometown  Twitter  Instagram
 Jamie Moyle  27 3-1 Las Vegas, Nevada  @LoveBoatJamie  @loveboatjamie
Ashley Yoder  28  4-1 Indianapolis, Indiana @Yoda_BaBay  @spydermonkey_yoda
JJ Aldrich  23 2-1 Aurora, Colorado @JJAldrich1 @jjaldrich
Helen Harper 28 4-1 Farnborough, England @HHHellraiser @fightergirl2012

Quarterfinals

Team Claudia Result  Team Joanna
Tatiana Suarez  

Rear naked choke

round 2

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Tatiana Suarez (Winner) Week 1 JJ Aldrich
Lanchana Green Unanimous decision

(After three rounds)

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Lanchana Green (winner) Week 3 Helen Harper
amanda cooper Majority decision jamie moyle
Amanda Bobby Cooper (winner) Week 5 Jamie Moyle
kate jackson Unanimous decision ashley yoder
Kate Jackson (winner) Week 7 Ashley Yoder

Semi- finals

Result
636003184346023779-Amanda-Bobby-Cooper-portrait Rear naked choke

Round 1

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 Amanda Bobby Cooper (winner) Lanchana Green
Tatiana Suarez tuf Guillotine

Round 1

 

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Tatiana Suarez (Winner) Kate Jackson

Finals

Result
Tatiana Suarez tuf Darce choke

round 1

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 Tatiana Suarez (Winner)  Amanda Bobby Cooper

Wombat Sports Announces Alliance with Amateur Athlete Website

9f599ee2-666c-4a2a-a8a2-5d30aa09e183Amateur fighters a lot of times have little resources to get their name out.

AmateurAtheletes.com has made it a bit easier. The website gives out free profiles to athletes in many different amateur sports from all over the planet. They reached out to us to let ammy fighters know about their services.

The website gives fighters worldwide the ability to upload videos, pictures and statistics to share with the international community, giving athletes a platform to show off their talents.

These profiles can help with finding sponsors and gaining exposure to fans and promoters.

We will be starting a channel soon, but for now you can get your free profile by going to AmateurAthletes.com.

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