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May 2015 Rankings – Strawweights Shake Things Up


A lot of changes this month in the rankings as we have saw many ranked fighters hit the cage.

The most action happened at strawweight as there were many upsets in the division.

With her win over Joanne Calderwood, Maryna Moroz makes her debut in the rankings at #6. Calderwood drops to #9, moving  Karolina Kowalkiewicz to #5. The new InvictaFC champion Livia Renata Souza makes her debut on the top 10 at #7. Former champ Katja Kankaanpää drops to #10.

Due to inactivity, Aline Serio has drop off the rankings at flyweight, which pushes Elaine Albuquerque (now #6), Reina Cordoba (now #7), and Roxanne Modafferi (now #8) move up a spot. Two enter the top ten this month, Silvana Gomez (#9) and Taila Santos (#10).

With her win over Sarah Kaufman, Alexis Davis moves two spots to #3 at bantamweight. Kaufman drops from #4 to #7. Miesha Tate drops to #4, giving Cat Zingano the #2 spot. Eye (now #5) and Sara McMann (now #6) move up a spot. Lauren Murphy  drops off the list due to her second ever loss and moves Bethe Correia to the #10 spot.

Due to her loss to Faith VanDuin, Amanda Bell drops to #10 in the featherweight rankings.

With her signing to the UFC strawweight division, Michelle Waterson moves off the atomweight top 10, moving most of the division up a spot. Mei Yamaguchi moves into thr #10 spot.

You can read the complete May Unified Women’s Pro MMA rankings here.



Kowalkiewicz vs. Faria Set for KSW in Poland


InvicaFC star Karolina Kowalkiewicz will defend her KSW strawweight title against Brazilian star Kalindra Faria in Poznań, Poland on February 21. DemadeferroMMA.com reported on the fight Saturday.

Kowalkiewicz (6-0) won her InvictaFC debut, defeatind Mizuki Inoue back in November. She won the KSW this past May with her win over Jaminka Cive.

Faria (15-4) is coming off a loss to the #1 raked Jessica Aguilar in Faria’s U.S. debut. Before the loss, she had won 11 straight fights. She has finished in 10 of her 15 wins.