Archive: Women’s MMA

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 4, 2014 5:07 am

Coach Talks Gina Carano’s Possible Return To MMA

Gina Carano is considered not only a pioneer in women’s MMA, but also a legend. Her coach caught up with MMAFighting.com to talk about the movie-star’s return to MMA. “She’s doing great. She trains well, but she has a lot of things to do, like interviews and movies. I always tell her ‘no pressure, do...

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

Dec 7, 2013 1:49 pm

Claudia Gadelha Forced To Withdraw From Invicta FC 7 Title Bout Due To Illness

Invicta Fighting Championships Strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha was forced to withdraw from Saturday’s scheduled title bout against Carla Esparza after contracting a bacterial infection. “Claudia ran a high fever late Friday evening and went to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a bacterial infection in her intestines,” said Shannon Knapp, President Invicta Fighting Championships....

Dec 4, 2013 9:51 am

VIDEO | INVICTA FC 7 – Road to Honchak vs Smith

Get to know the Invicta Flyweight Champion Barb Honchak and the #1 contender and challenger for the title, Leslie Smith, as they train for their upcoming clash on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at INVICTA FC 7, live from the Star Pavilion in Kansas City, on Pay Per View. For more info, visit invictafc.com

Apr 5, 2013 4:12 pm

Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson Live Results | MMA NEWS

  Live from Kansas City, Missouri, Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson   Main Card Michelle Waterson defeats Jessica Pennevia sub. (Armbar) at 2:31 of round 4 to take the Invicta Atomweight Championship. Barb Honchak defeats Vanessa Porto via Unanimous Decision to claim the Invicta Flyweight Championship. Cris Cyborg defeats Fiona Muxlow via TKO at 3:46...

Mar 23, 2013 11:23 am

CFA to Promote Trending Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

Internet trending transgender fighter, Fallon Fox, has been all the buzz in the past couple weeks. She has been a controversial topic for many as mma fans and fighters alike debate whether a transgender fighter is something that should be included in women’s mma. The CFA however has their own opinion on the matter and...

Mar 19, 2013 9:58 am

Miesha Tate Turns Down Idea of Fighting Fallon Fox | UFC NEWS

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Contender went on the record recently on whether or not she’d be willing to fight Fallon Fox, a female fighter who recently came out to admit that she in fact is a transgendered woman. Tate voiced her opinion to ESPN.com: “I wouldn’t do it,” Tate said, “If there was solid research that...

Feb 11, 2013 12:41 pm

UFC Announces Meisha Tate vs Cat Zingano at TUF 17 Finale | UFC NEWS

The UFC has confirmed it’s second women’s fight. On April 13, Meisha Tate will make her UFC debut against Cat Zingano at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Tate is coming off a submission armbar win against Julie Kedzie in August after losing to a first round armbar in her previous fight...

Nov 19, 2012 8:52 am

Miesha Tate Calls GSP’s WMMA View Ignorant | UFC NEWS

I think the problem with GSP’s view about WMMA is that he doesn’t have one. If he hasn’t ever watched us women fight then he can’t say how he really feels about it because he’s ignorant. Being old fashioned is fine, but us “modern day” girls aren’t asking for your protection, we are asking for...