10152019_599058443516100_1951852847_nA Bloodied Renata Baldan Wins MMA Super Heroes 3 Grand Prix

“Women’s MMA Today” gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.

–Results–

To see last weekend’s results, (click here).

–Upcoming Bouts–

April 4 – Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (6-0) goes for her seventh consecutive win when she faces Brazil’s Julie Werner (7-3) at Legacy 30 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This event will be televised on AXS.tv starting at 10pm ET.

April 5 – After two close decision losses, Glena “Heartless” Avila (2-2) looks to get back in the winners circle against Katie Howard (1-0) at Rumble at the Roseland 77 in Portland, Oregon.

April 5 – Finland’s Veera Nykänen (0-0) makes her pro debut against Iman Darabi (1-0) at IRFA 6 in Sweden while fellow countrywomen Anne Merkt (2-1) and Aitek Emadi (0-1) collide at Respect FC 11 in Germany.

April 5 – Amanda Torres (3-1) takes on Lucia Senna (0-0) and Paula Baack (0-2) meets Mayara “Dojo” Aguiar (0-3) at Arena Fight Night 3 in Brazil.

April 5 – Also in Brazil at Jungle Fights 68, Larissa Pacheco (9-0) looks to catch the eye of the UFC brass with her tenth consecutive victory within the distance against Liziane Silveira (2-0).

April 6 – Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion Seo Hee Ham (12-5) competes in her home country for the first time in her MMA career against Shino VanHoose (3-2) at Road FC – Korea 3 in Seoul, South Korea and

April 6 – Italy’s Annalisa “No Fear” Bucci (6-2) faces off with Milana Dudieva (9-3) at ProFC 53 in Russia.

Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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Deep Jewels Featherweight Champion Seo Hee Ham competes in her home country for the first time in her MMA career at Road Fighting Championship Korea 3: “Nations Fight: Korea vs Brazil” on April 6th in Seoul, South Korea. Ham is scheduled to face teen prospect Shino VanHoose on the card.

The 105-pound bout between Ham and VanHoose was officially confirmed this week following an announcement from VanHoose. Ham has won three straight fights and captured Jewels title gold in May. VanHoose recently relocated to the U.S. and she competes for the first time since late 2012.

To read the full article, (click here).

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3-1 Catherine Costigan defeats Irene Cabello via Split Decision at Cage Warriors 65

3-1 Rosa Acevedo defeats Sharice Davids via Unanimous Decision at Legion Combat 18: Purgatory

3-1 Jessica Zomcik defeats Summer Bradshaw via Armbar at 3:17 of round 1 at Driven MMA 1

3-1 Tania Pereda defeats Anely Jimenez via Unanimous Decision at Xtreme Combat 22

3-6 Danielle Taylor defeats Maia Stevenson via Unanimous Decision at KOTC: Beaten Path

3-7 Mariana Leonardo defeats Pamela Rivelles via TKO at :35 of round 2 at Talent Draft 1

3-8 Randa Markos defeats Lynnell House via Armbar at 1:57 of round 1 at Provincial FC 2: War

3-8 Débora Ferreira defeats Betina Baino via TKO in round 2 at Collision Fight 7

3-9 Takayo Hashi and Kim Ji-Yeon fight to a Draw at ROAD FC – Korea 2: Korea vs Japan

3-12 Michelle Young defeats Jennifer Johnson via RNC in round 1 at AFC 106

3-15 Jessica Andrade defeats Raquel Pennington via Split Decision at UFC 171

3-15 Deise Lee defeats Priscila Souza via Unanimous Decision at Gladiator Combat Fight 4

3-15 Kalindra Faria defeats Aline Serio via Unanimous Decision at XFCi 2: Brazil

3-15 Lena Tkhorevska defeats Anna Moldavchuk via RNC at :39 of round 1 at PLMMA 29

3-15 Stephanie Bragayrac defeats Pamela Boveda via TKO(doctor stoppage) at 1:46 of round 1 at GP Super 8

3-15 Victory Iron Girls 1
Gisele Moreira defeats Kessiny Mara via Armbar at 2:12 of round 2
Karine Silva defeats Helaine Ribeiro via KO at 4:03 of round 1

3-21 Fallon Fox defeats Heather Bassett via Armbar at :44 of round 2 at XFO 50

3-22 Lina Akhtar Lansberg defeats Emma Delaney via TKO at 2:26 of round 3 at Cage Warriors 66

3-22 Kamila Porczyk defeats Iryna Shaparenko via Unanimous Decision at KSW 26

3-22 Dora Perjes defeats Eleonora Tassinari via Armbar in round 1 at Premium MMA Liga 1

3-22 Laura Salazar defeats Jackie Bollinger via TKO in round 1 at XFS: Fire

3-22 Rachel Head defeats Ginny Conners via TKO at 2:30 of round 1 at Storm Damage 4

3-28 Erin McDougall defeats Jaymee Jones via Unanimous Decision at Rumble on the River

3-28 Diana Atkin defeats Michelle House via TKO in round 1 at Unified MMA 18

3-28 BAMMA: BadBeat 12
Melanie Lacroix defeats Brooksie Bayard via Unanimous Decision
Kyra Batara defeats Misha Nassiri via Armbar at 2:35 of round 1

3-29 Gina Iniong defeats Mei Yamaguchi via Split Decision at PXC 43

3-29 Mariah Prussia defeats Brandis Lafrombois via TKO at :27 of round 1 at Max Fights 19

3-29 Natalie Roy defeats Nikki Lowe via TKO at 1:40 of round 1 at Triple A MMA 5

3-29 Holly Cline defeats Jen Aniano via Unanimous Decision at Extreme Combat Challenge

3-29 Vuokko Katainen defeats Yana Lyashko via TKO in round 1 at Shooto Finland: Chicago Collision 11

3-29 XFCi 3: Brazil
Vanessa Guimaraes defeats Marcela Yineris via Split Decision
Vanessa Melo defeats Gloria Bravo via Unanimous Decision

3-30 Jin Tang defeats Song Xiaoqing via TKO at 2:15 of round 2 at Kunlun Fights 3

3-30 Fatality Arena 6
Vanessa Porto defeats Ana Maria India via Unanimous Decision
Aline Serio defeats Mayara Aguiar via TKO in round 1

3-30 MMA Super Heroes 3
Kalindra Faria defeats Laura Balin via RNC at 2:43 of round 2
Herica Tiburcio defeats Aline Sattelmayer via Unanimous Decision
Renata Baldan defeats Michele Angelo via TKO at 3:42 of round 1
Michele Angelo defeats Roberta Marreta via KO at 4:13 of round 2
Renata Baldan defeats Bruna Wing via Unanimous Decision
Luciana Treze and Graziele Riccota fight to a Draw

 
*Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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WSOF Women’s Strawweight Champion Jessica “Jag” Aguilar is expected to make the first defence of her title against veteran Japanese contender Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino at World Series of Fighting 10. The event is tentatively planned for June 21st at a venue that remains to be announced.

MMARising.com confirmed plans for the championship fight tonight with Fujino’s manager, Shu Hirata. Aguilar became WSOF’s inaugural female champion in January when she submitted the previously unbeaten Alida Gray. Her targeted opponent, Fujino, has won four of her past six fights.

To read the full article, (click here).

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Japanese star Shizuka Sugiyama and former Strikeforce title challenger Takayo Hashi will face off for the inaugural Deep Jewels Bantamweight Championship at Deep Jewels 4 on May 18th in Tokyo. The championship matchup was officially announced during a press conference today.

Sugiyama returned to the win column after fighting to a disappointing Draw with Ji-Yeon Kim in November by stopping Mizuho Sato in just 75 seconds at Deep Jewels 3. Hashi stepped back into action this month following a two-year hiatus and she also fought to a two-round Draw against Kim.

To read the full article, (click here).

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photo by Dolly Crew

“Women’s MMA Today” gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.

–Quick Results–

March 21 -  Fallon Fox (4-1) defeats Heather Bassett (1-1) via Armbar in round 2 at XFO 50

March 22 -  Lina Akhtar Lansberg (2-1) defeats Emma Delaney (0-2) via TKO in round 3 at Cage Warriors 66

March 22 -  Kamila Porczyk (2-0) defeats Iryna Shaparenko (5-1) via Unanimous Decision at KSW 26

March 22 -  Dora Perjes (6-0) defeats Eleonora Tassinari (1-2) via Armbar in round 1 at Premium MMA Liga 1

March 22 -  Laura Salazar (1-0) defeats Jackie Bollinger (0-3) via TKO in round 1 at XFS: Fire

March 22 -  Rachel Head (1-0) defeats Ginny Conners (1-2) via TKO in round 1 at Storm Damage 4

–Upcoming Bouts–

March 28 -  Elodie Puget (1-1) vs Vanessa Rico (0-1) at Cage Warriors Fight Night 10

March 28 -  Unified MMA 18
Kris Pomerleau (0-0) vs Rachael Swatez (4-4)
Diana Atkin (0-0) vs Michelle House (0-0)

March 28 -  BAMMA: BadBeat 12
Melanie Lacroix (2-1) vs Brooksie Bayard (0-0)
Kyra Batara (0-0) vs Misha Nassiri (1-0)

March 29 -  Mei Yamaguchi (11-6-1) vs Gina Iniong (2-1) at PXC 43

March 29 -  Mariah Prussia (1-0) vs Brandis Lafrombois (0-0) at Max Fights 19

March 29 -  Nikki Lowe (0-0) vs Natalie Roy (0-0) at Triple A MMA 5: Redemption at the Rock

March 29 -  Jen Aniano (0-1) vs Holly Cline (0-0) at Extreme Combat Challenge(?)

March 29 –  XFCi 3: Brazil
Vanessa Guimaraes (2-2) vs Marcela Yineris (0-0)
Gloria Bravo (1-1) vs Vanessa Melo (2-2)

March 30 -  Fatality Arena 6
Vanessa Porto (16-6) vs Ana Maria India (5-4)
Aline Serio (7-5) vs Bianca Daimoni (3-1)

March 30 -  MMA Super Heroes 3
Kalindra Faria (13-3-1) vs Laura Balin (4-1)
Herica Tiburcio (7-2) vs Aline Sattelmayer (5-4)
Grand Prix A- Roberta Marreta (0-2) vs Michele Angelo (1-1)
Grand Prix B- Bruna Wing (0-1) vs Renata Baldan (0-0)
Grand Prix – Winner A vs Winner B
Grand Prix Alt- Luciana Treze (0-0) vs Graziele Riccota (0-1)

Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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A second women’s bantamweight bout between Amanda “Lioness” Nunes and Alexis Dufresne has been added to UFC on FOX 11: “Werdum vs Browne” on April 19th in Orlando, Florida. Globo first reported on plans for the matchup between Nunes and UFC newcomer Dufresne on Saturday.

Nunes has posted a pair of quick and impressive first-round TKO victories in both of her UFC appearances to date and she has won three of her past four fights overall. California’s Dufresne remains unbeaten in her five-fight MMA career and she has yet to see the second round as a professional.

To read the full article, (click here).