Archive: Women’s MMA

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...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...


Dec 6, 2012 1:26 pm

Liz Carmouche vs. Ronda Rousey Set for UFC 157

  Last night there were reports about a potential fight between UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Santos, but although the deal was discussed nothing was ever official. Today Dana White announced that Rousey will be defending her title at UFC 157, but it will be against Alchemist Management’s Liz Carmouche. UFC...

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...

Nov 13, 2012 10:35 am

Cris “Cyborg” Santos Advised by Doctors Not to Cut to 135

  Fans, fighters and even Dana White may be disappointed with the news that is coming out of Cris “Cyborg” Santos camp this morning. In a report on MMAWeekly it seems that doctors have advised the former Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion not to attempt to cut down to 135lbs so she can face Ronda Rousey for...

Nov 1, 2012 10:00 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| Liz Carmouche wants Ronda Rousey in 2013

With UFC President Dana White finally open on the idea of establishing a women’s division in the Octagon, top ranked bantamweight Liz Carmouche tells us that she wants a piece of champion Ronda Rousey in early 2013. A former United States Marine, Carmouche was originally slated to face Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at the...

Sep 10, 2012 8:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE| Frank Shamrock: "Women's MMA Will Save Sport From Dana White"

As I’ve stated on here multiple times, a great warrior is not defined by gender, age or physical strength. A competitor that is able to dig down deep, overcome the toughest obstacles and rise above it all is truly what being a superb fighter is all about. For years, female MMA athletes have been overshadowed...

Sep 2, 2012 10:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Kim Couture says Rousey vs. Cyborg would be the FOTY

Whether you love her or hate her, there is absolutely no denying that Ronda Rousey is the hottest fighter in MMA today. I’m not even talking about her physical hotness, which some could make a case that she is leading that department as well but no other athlete in the sport is on fire right...