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The MRS (WMMA and WBoxing News) – October 3, 2014

Miscellaneous News


In action Thursday night:

  • At King of the Cage in Highland, CA, Danielle Taylor defeated Maria Andaverde by unanimous decision, Taylor goes 4-0 as a pro.
  • Naomi Staller defeated Cinja Kiefer by TKO in round 1 at German Cagefight Championship
  • At Circuito de Lutas Fight Night 4 in Brazil, Ketlen Vieira defeated Juliana Leite via TKO at 1:36 round 2

Cage Warriors has announced two more female bouts on their upcoming cards.

At Cage Warriors 73 in Newcastle, England on November 1, Spain’s   Irene Cabello (1-2) will take on Germany’s Vanessa Reinsch (1-1) in an atomweight match. This will be Reinsch’s promotional debut.

Two weeks later, Denmark’s Anna Elmose will battle Emma Delaney in an bantamweight contest at Cage Warriors 74 in November 15 in London, England. This will be Elmore pro debut and her first cut to 135.

Cage Warriors 74 will also feature the crowning of its first bantamweight champion in a match between Agnieszka Niedzwiedz and Pannie Kianzad.

Both the Cabello versus Reinsch and Elmore versus. Delaney match will be streamed on the Cage Warrior’s facebook page as a part of their preliminary card. Niedzwiedz versus Kianzad will be streamed on MMA Junkie.

XFCi will start their strawweight tournament November 1 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Participants to be announced in the coming weeks.


Expect an announcement on WSOF champion Jessica Aguilar’s next opponent next week. It will be her toughest test she has had in a long while.

Angela Hill has been stating she will be on the TUF 20 finale card in December.

Scheduled Fights


India’s Super Fight League will make it’s US debut with two female bouts in Tacoma, WA Saturday.

Colleen Schneider will make the first defense of her SFL flyweight title against Brenda Gonzales. Schneider (5-5) won four straight before losing to DeAnna Bennett at Showdown Fights in June. Gonzales (5-1) has finished in all but one of her wins and her only loss was to UFC fighter Rina Nakai.

Also on the card, Cheryl Chan and Hadley Griffith look to get their records back on track.

The fights will stream live and free on the Super Fight League’s Youtube channel.

In other pro bouts:

  • In a pair of bouts at Magic City Mayhem 4 in Fargo, ND, Ashleigh Heustis takes on Shannon Gunville and Mary Charbonneau faces Raquel Leeper
  • At Steelfist 28: Intensity in Salt Lake City, UT, Killastina Matatohi battles Heather Martin
  • Gabrielle Holloway fights Marciea Allen at King of the Cage in Slaon, Iowa
  • At Melo International in Brazil, Leona Machaito takes on Thais Machado
  • Graziele Ricotta faces Tabatha Ricci at BRFC in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • At Diamond Fight in Singapore, Lena Ovchynnikova battles Madagmaa

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In amateur action:

  • At Aspera FC in Sao Jose, Brazil, Marina Rodriguez faces Fabiane Schmitt
  • Nachi takes on Kanna Asakura at Vale Tudo Japan on Tokyo, Japan
  • At NAAFS in Canton, OH, Jessica Dinch battles Meghan Joyce (115)
  • Lauren Braccia fights Sadee Monserrate Williams at Dead Serious in Rahway, New Jersey
  • In a pair of bouts at Cage Wars in Grand Junction, Colorado Amanda Nold faces Nicole Upshaw and Rachel Liverman takes on Jasmine Higgs
  • At XFO in Rockford, Illinois, Shelby Hungness battles Brittany Giddings and Shaena Cox fights Ricarda Gomes


In boxing action:

  • In Diciembre, Panama, Nataly Delgado faces Maria Milano (108)
  • Pasa Malagic takes on Borislava Goranova in Basel, Switzerland
  • In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Karen Elizabeth Carabajal battles Maria Soledad Capriolo
  • Noemi Bosques fights Ivana Coleman in Tampa, Florida






Weekend Results – Danielle Taylor & Annalisa Bucci Picks Up Key Wins

Bucci Courtesy Fabio Corelli
Bucci Courtesy Fabio Corelli


Italy’s Annalisa Bucci has made an argument to be the next star at 145 with her win over Maria Hougaard Djursaa at EUMMA in Copenhagen, Denmark this past weekend.

Bucci (7-3) recovers from her loss to Pannie Kianzad just a few weeks ago to get the unanimous decision victory over Djursaa and wins the EU 145 title . Bucci had been on a five fight win streak since her loss to Kianzad. Currently ranked #10 in the Unified rankings, Bucci should move up come the June list.

You can watch highlights here.

Having gone 4-1 as an amateur, Danielle Taylor earned her second win as a pro getting the TKO victory over Jillian Lybarger at King of the Cage in Scottsdale, AZ.

Taylor had tried out for “The Ultimate Fighter 20” and the win puts a spotlight as a rising star in the strawweight division.

On other pro MMA bouts (all in Brazil):

  • At Top 3 Fight, Jessica Suelem defeated Kessiny Mara by unanimous decision
  • Carina Damm submitted Giseli Casca Grosa by rear naked choke round 1 Ironman Championship Fight 18
  • At America’s FC 1, Mariana dos Santos submitted Bruna Gabriel by guillotine 1:09 round 1
  • Liana Pirosin got the TKO over Geisyele Nascimento in round 2  at Striker’s House – Brazil
  • In a pair of bouts at Aspera FC 7, Karine Silva defeated Patricia Marques by TKO 1:33 round 1 and Janaisa Morandin submitted Ana Luiza de Jesus by rear naked choke 0:59 round 1

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In amateur action:

  • At KCFA in Kansas City, MO, Gabrielle Grimes submitted Stephanie Hull by rear naked choke round 2
  • Jaime Chesney defeated Katelyn Dykas by unanimous decision at Pinnacle FC in Pittsburgh, PA
  • At Caged Combat in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Cheyanne Vlismas submitted Brianna Smith by armbar 2:27 round 1

Nava Courtesy Boxeo-Boxing.com
Nava Courtesy Boxeo-Boxing.com


Jackie Nava came back after a two year absence from the ring and didn’t lose a step.

Nava (29-4-3) returned in spectacular fashion getting the knockout over Alys Sanchez in round 7 to win the interim WBA super bantamweight title in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. She was the champion before vacating the belt due to the long layoff.

Nava wins her 5th straight fight.

Krasnodar, Russia saw two title bouts and a new champion crowned.

Natalia Smirnova remains undefeated and gains another two titles as she defeated Yarkor Chavez Annan by TKO in round 1.  Smirnova becomes the WIBA and UBO super featherweight.

WIBA and WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler successfully defended her title by outlasting  Gifty Amanua Ankrah, who called “no mas” in round 8. Adler improves to 12-0.

EBU flyweight champion Simona Galassi was able to retain her title by getting a technical decision over Galina Koleva Ivanova in Emilia Romagna, Italy. Galassi imprvoes to 20-3-1.

In other boxing action:

  • In Entre Rios, Argentina Karen Elizabeth Carabajal def. Johana Estefania Sanchez by unanimous decision
  • Klaudia Vigh defeated Rita Kenessey by points in Budapest, Hungary
  • In Montebello, California, Keela Byars defeated Bridgette Davis by unanimous decision