Archive: WMMA

Jul 13, 2013 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Leslie Smith Talks Upcoming Invicta 6 Fight on Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   This Saturday, MMA fighter Leslie Smith will be fighting Jennifer Maia at Invicta 6 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Before she enters the cage, the Cesar Gracie fighter spoke with BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio to talk about her last fight with Sarah Kaufmann, her training for Maia and much more.  ...

Jun 21, 2013 9:46 am

Invicta Makes Shift To Television With Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen

Two of the premier women mixed-martial-arts fighters in the world, Cris Cyborg (11-1) and Marloes Coenen (21-5), headline the July 13th Invicta Fighting Championships 6 pay-per-view event, airing live from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Brazilian KO artist Cyborg, arguably the top pound-for-pound fighters in women’s MMA, and equally dangerous Dutch submission specialist...


May 25, 2013 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Fallon Fox vs. Allanna Jones at CFA 11 Full Fight

    In case you missed Fallon Fox and Allanna Jones fighting last night at CFA 11, here is the full video.   Fallon Fox made her return to professional fighting after a few months of controversy surrounded Fox coming out as a transgender fighter in March.

May 25, 2013 12:11 pm

Fallon Fox Defeats Allanna Jones at CFA 11

Fallon Fox kept her improved her undefeated record to 3-0 last night by defeating Allanna Jones at CFA 11.   With a third-round submission victory over Jones, Fox advances to the finals of Championship Fighting Alliance’s women’s featherweight tournament.  That fight will feature Fox taking on Ashlee Evans-Smith.   Fox’s submission was a modified choke...

May 21, 2013 9:55 am

Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox Says She Has the Disadvantage

In a recent appearance on Inside MMA, transgender fighter Fallon Fox stated that when she steps into the cage with her opponents, she is the one at a disadvantage.   Over the past few months, many have commented on the unfair advantage they perceived Fox to hold over her opponents.  Ranging from the tirade of...

May 2, 2013 8:01 pm

Rumored Female Cast for The Ultimate Fighter 18: Rousey vs. Zingano

Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer has released a list of 16 female MMA fighters who he claims will be the cast of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter 18: Rousey vs. Zingano.   Meltzer stated that this list did not come from the UFC, nor anyone from FOX network, but that he did receive...

May 1, 2013 10:31 am

VIDEO | The History of WMMA

From Youtube: This video was inspired by that time I hung out with and watched Kedzie & Kaufman get their celebrity on at the UFC 157 Weigh-ins, witnessing in person the historic moment that was Rousey vs Carmouche, Julie Kedzie’s Fightland blog and all of the incredible women fighters I’ve met over the past year....

Apr 18, 2013 8:52 am

VIDEO | TUF 18 Female Tryouts Highlights

Tryouts for the first ever female season of “The Ultimate Fighter’ went down earlier this week and it was a phenomenal showing of the top female fighters from around the world. Some faces you may recognize, and some you may not, but the women showed up in full force to try to get that UFC...

Apr 17, 2013 7:56 am

Boxing’s #1 Rated Female Leaving Sport To Pursue Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing’s leading lady, Holly Holm, is hanging up her boxing gloves permanently to enter the world of Mixed Martial Arts as a full-time job. She is an 18-time, three-division boxing world champion who has only suffered defeat twice in 37 pro-fights. She also boasts an undefeated 3-0 record as a Mixed Martial Artists. The news...

Apr 15, 2013 7:31 am

Miesha Tate “Pissed” With Ref Stoppage In Zingano Bout

“I’m pissed to say the least. I’m definitely not happy. I still feel like I was in the fight. I don’t for one second feel like it should have been stopped. I’m a fighter and I wanted to keep fighting.” “Kim came in and told me before we ever left the locker room that, ‘If...

Apr 8, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | INVICTA 5 Full Fight Replays

The UFC wasn’t the only promotion in town last weekend. Invicta FC put on their fifth show which featured a title fight, the return of Cyborg and many other highlights for WMMA. If you didn’t get a chance to check out the live broadcast of the event we have two of the fights here for...

Apr 1, 2013 11:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jocelyn Lybarger Talks WMMA, Training at The LAB, and More | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Jocelyn Lybarger, one-half of the first pair of twin, professional female fighters, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to join the night’s Women’s MMA Roundup.  During the show, she discussed her introduction to MMA, her training in Arizona, that state of women’s MMA today and plenty more.   For Jocelyn, the competitive drive and athleticism to...

Mar 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Cyborg defends Fallon Fox’s Right to Fight Women | MMA NEWS

Invicta FC featherweight, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos has spoken out on the issue of transgender ‘female’ MMA fighter Fallon Fox. Fox, who used to be a genetic male, is now a transgender female and is campaigning (with plenty rightful resistance) to fight females. Joe Rogan was vocal about her not fighting and brought up the fact...

Mar 19, 2013 6:39 pm

WSOF plans for women’s fights, makes deal with Univision Deportes

The World Series of Fighting promotion will at some point offer women’s fights, hopes to stage events in New York, and has signed an agreement to broadcast its fights on a Spanish-language station, President Ray Sefo said Tuesday. Sefo made the announcements during a conference call with media members. On having women’s fights in the...

Mar 15, 2013 10:13 pm

Does The Progress of Women’s MMA Come at the Expense of Men’s MMA? | Editorial

  Following the introduction of female mixed martial artists into the UFC, the UFC has taken heavy liberties in reducing the size its roster in their other respective divisions. Last month, headlines were made when top tier welterweight Jon Fitch was handed his walking papers alongside fifteen other fighters. While Fitch’s cut remains the most...

Mar 5, 2013 1:24 pm

UFC Adds Women’s Bantamweight Rankings | UFC NEWS

  The UFC has recently added the Women’s Bantamweight division to its lists of top-10 rankings.  The UFC Ranking format places the champion and interim champion, where applicable, at the top of the list.  Following these are the top-ranked challengers.  There being only ten women signed to the UFC, the current rankings only show 9...

Feb 25, 2013 12:10 pm

UFC Women’s Division Bulks Up: Sarah Kaufman and Three Others Added | UFC NEWS

In order to build and develop their women’s division, the UFC has signed former Strikeforce fighters Sarah Kaufman, Julie Kedzie, Amanda Nunes, and Germaine de Randamie. Fox Sports reporter A.J. Perez confirmed the signings via Twitter: Here are the four newest UFC women under contract per Dana White: Germaine de Randamie, Julie Kedzie, Sarah Kaufman,...