KOTC: Shockwave takes place at the Gold Country Casino in Oroville, California on July 23rd and features a matchup between Elaina “Beef” Maxwell, the 8th ranked Featherweight by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings, and Angela Samaro. The bout will be contested at 135-pounds.
Maxwell (5-4) is coming off an impressive victory over Strikeforce vet, Shana Olsen via unanimous decision this past April. She also holds a victory over recent Strikeforce signee, Alexis Davis. After losing a hard fought match with Cat Zingano in only her second professional bout, Samaro (3-1) has bounced back with victories over LeAnn Jenkins and Brittany Howard. Now, she goes for the hat trick against Maxwell.