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Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Bas Rutten Explains Ludwig’s Dislike For Women’s MMA

Team Alpha Male’s split with former head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig seemed like an amicable one when it first happened. All was not as it seemed, though, and trouble was brewing beneath the surface. Urijah Faber recently revealed some dirty details behind Ludwig’s stint as head coach at Team Alpha Male including the Denver native’s...

Aug 3, 2015 7:43 am

Cyborg: ‘I’m The Mike Tyson of Women’s MMA’

When it comes to women’s mixed martial arts, there are two women who need to clash to decide who is the best of the best: Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”. There is no doubt that the talent pool in which Rousey’s competition lies is better than Cyborg’s, but both have been on a tear as...

Jun 15, 2015 11:50 am

Dana White Shows Off ‘The Future’ of Women’s MMA

Invicta FC is the sister promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship who created their women’s strawweight and bantamweight divisions in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Several Invicta FC fighters were featured in the twenty-first season of “The Ultimate Fighter” which featured a tournament that crowned the first women’s strawweight champion. Alexa Grasso and Irene Aldana, both...


Apr 11, 2015 3:00 pm

Rousey: ‘Why Is It Called Women’s MMA? Why Not Just MMA?’

“Everyone has an instinct to fight. It’s something human. It’s not something invented— it’s not amazing women can fight. Think about it— women have the most powerful, protective instinct out there. Women are hardwired to fight more than men are… It IS amazing that we are given a venue now. I’ll be even more amazed...

Apr 5, 2015 1:00 am

FAIL! Brutal Faceplant in Women’s MMA Bout

While regional MMA fighter Stephanie Gonzalez did a good job at lighting her opponent up, her opponent got the worst of it when she couldn’t take anymore and dropped face first on the canvas. Watch the faceplant below! A video posted by Stephanie Gonzalez (@sharkbabeoohlala) on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:31pm PDT WATCH! KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV...

Mar 11, 2015 10:58 am

Brown: ‘I’ve always had respect for women’s MMA

“I’ve always had respect for women’s MMA, and I definitely have a deeper respect at this point than I did then for what Rousey’s done, and I have a high respect for all them girls. They work their tails off and they get in there and perform well. They put on really good fights all...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Jun 3, 2014 2:44 pm

Fedor Emelianenko Doesn’t Support Women’s MMA

Arguably the greatest fighter of all time, Fedor Emelianenko. The Last Emperor spoke in a recent interview about women’s MMA, and it turns out, Fedor doesn’t support women’s MMA. For those who speak Russian check out the full interview

Jan 10, 2014 10:11 am

Revealing Stats for Women’s MMA in 2013

Following recent controversial comments from UFC Welterweight, Matt Brown, regarding the low number of knockouts in Women’s MMA, Wombat Sports gathered up the Women’s Pro fight statistics for 2013. Check out the list below! 415: The number of pro WMMA fights this year. This number is up from 285 from last year; a 46% increase....

Dec 13, 2013 9:03 am

UFC Strawweight Bec Hyatt On The “Huge Role” Of Sex Appeal In Women’s MMA

When you type “MMA women” into Google’s search engine, you get a fairly accurate representation of societies outlook on the fairer sex in the world of combat sports. “The 12 Hottest Women in MMA“… “Brutal Women’s MMA Knockout!”… “The Pound-For-Pound best Women in MMA Today” and “Sexiest arms in Women’s MMA” are just some of the headlines you’ll...

Sep 5, 2013 10:25 am

The Ultimate Fighter 18: The Debut of Women’s MMA

Upon the announcement of women being cast on the 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter, fans and media alike held their collective breaths as they waited to see what kind of talent would join the roster in the inaugural season for women. When the cast (now narrowed down to eight upon the airing of the...

Mar 9, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey – Fraud’ Cyborg nearly destroyed women’s MMA | UFC NEWS

“I mean, she’s obviously not willing to go through the effort to go for the fight,” UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told ‘Showdown’ Joe Ferraro. “If you’re pumped full of steroids and the lightest you can get it 145 it’s obvious the lightest you can get without steroids is lighter. She refuses to do...

Dec 31, 2012 3:07 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Results

  As I always say, a true warrior is not defined by gender or physical abilities. It has nothing to do with what you are but everything to do with who you are. A warrior is an individual that rises up when the majority expects them to fall. A warrior is a competitor that continues...

Dec 28, 2012 1:57 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards| VOTE NOW

The nominations for the 2012 Women’s MMA Awards presented by BJPenn.com have been submitted and the voting polls are now officially open. To vote, simply email your picks for the categories below to [email protected] or [email protected] Voting will officially close on Dec 31 at 12 am Eastern Standard Time and the winners for each category...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

Jul 23, 2012 10:10 am

InvictaFC.com To Stream Entire Baszler vs. McMann Women’s MMA Event Live, Free Of Charge This Saturday | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Returning to the Invicta FC broadcast booth to call...

Nov 27, 2016 5:50 am

Kyle Noke Retires from MMA after UFC Fight Night 101 Loss

Earlier this month, we saw women’s MMA trailblazer Miesha Tate hang up the gloves after a loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205. Not long thereafter, WEC and UFC veteran Manny Gamburyan did the same after a TKO loss to the dangerous Johnny Eduardo. Last night another experienced fighter rode off into the MMA sunset...

Nov 23, 2016 12:20 pm

CABMMA defends Cortney Casey following backlash over reaction to controversial kick

This past weekend during the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ top ranked women’s strawweight fighters Claudia Gadelha and Cortney Casey stepped into the Octagon in a highly anticipated showdown. For Casey, the fight was an opportunity to extend her win streak to 3, as she hoped to pick up a win over...

Nov 22, 2016 9:26 am

CABMMA explains why Claudia Gadelha wasn’t deducted point for controversial kick

This past weekend on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ on Fox Sports 1, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon against Cortney Casey for a highly anticipated strawweight showdown. For Gadelha, the bout was a chance for her to return to the win column after dropping a unanimous...

Nov 20, 2016 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez’s wife Keri Anne Taylor Melendez scores a big KO in her MMA debut

Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (Gilbert Melendez's wife) just starched her opponent in her MMA debut. #Bellator165 pic.twitter.com/1rFTJK8RV0 — Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) November 20, 2016 Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with Bellator 165. It was a card of tremendous highs and unfortunate lows, as Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson dazzled in the main...

Nov 15, 2016 10:32 am

Could Cris Cyborg be the face of Women’s Bare Knuckle Fighting?

By Dennis Taylor Psst … somebody’s been flirting with Cris Cyborg, and the world’s most-feared female fighter apparently just winked back. The Brazilian mixed martial arts superstar is coyly hinting about her attraction to a sexy new player in the world of international combat sports, Bare Knuckle Fighting (BKF), which, for the uninitiated, is precisely...

Nov 12, 2016 8:03 pm

MMA community reacts to Miesha Tate’s retirement

Saturday night in New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate returned to the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington, where she looked to return to the win column after losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes earlier this year at UFC 200. Tate lost the fight against Pennington via unanimous decision, nearly...

Nov 5, 2016 11:01 am

Miesha Tate doesn’t think UFC needs women’s featherweight division yet

While Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is 2-0 inside the Octagon, she is still primarily an Invicta FC fighter due to the fact that the UFC doesn’t have a women’s featherweight division. In her two Octagon appearances, Cyborg fought at a catchweight of 140 pounds, both times enduring horrific weight-cuts, and both times delivering...