Archive: Women’s MMA

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 22, 2013 11:12 pm

Exclusive | Sarah Kaufman: “I’m on loan from the UFC to Invicta” | UFC News

Months have turned to weeks, weeks have turned into days and now we are just hours away from witnessing the first ever female UFC fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC 157. It’s a pivotal moment for female fighters all over the world and while all of...

Feb 21, 2013 9:35 am

Exclusive | Invicta President Shannon Knapp on Cyborg: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance” | MMA News

After years of fighting harder just to be accepted, after being constantly demoralized by ignorant doubters and after outperforming their male counterparts at almost every turn, women will finally step foot inside the UFC’s Octagon this Saturday night. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her newly appointed crown against former U.S Marine Liz...

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...

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...