Holly Holm Claims Gold at Legacy 30
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“Women’s MMA Today” gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.
To see last weekend’s results, (click here).
April 9 - Rafaela Garcia (0-0) makes her pro debut against Bruna Vargas (1-0) and Carolina Karasek (2-0) takes on Nanda Gadea (1-1) at Octagon Fighting Championship 2 in Brazil.
April 11 - Jocelyn “Lights Out” Lybarger (2-1) looks to rebound from a decision loss in her last outing when she meets Rosa Acevedo (1-0) at RFA 14 in Cheyenne, WY. This event will be televised on AXS.tv starting at 10pm ET.
April 12 - Brianna “Tha Bull” Van Buren (2-1) battles Katie Casimir (1-2) at Rogue Fights in Redding, CA.
April 12 - In Brazil, Naiara “Guerreira” Pereira (1-0) takes on Jackeline Sales Ferreira Leite (0-0) at Arena Combat 2 while Rosangela dos Santos (0-0) and Fabrina Vanessa (0-0) meet in their pro debuts at Rolim Fight Combat 2.
April 12 - World Boxing Champion Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe (3-4) returns to the cage to face Kenani “Madhouse” Mangakahia (2-1) at Fightworld Cup 17 in Queensland, Australia.
April 12 - At Cage Warriors 67 in Wales, Monica Gaitan (1-0) meets Kate Jackson (4-2) and Gemma Hewitt (1-0) takes on unbeaten prospect Agnieszka “Kuma” Niedzwiedz (5-0). This event streams live on Facebook and MMAjunkie and
April 12 - Marina “The Supernova From Moldova” Shafir (0-0) makes her highly anticipated pro debut against an opponent yet to be named at Chaos at the Casino 4 in Los Angeles, CA.
Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.