WMMA Today gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.
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(7-29) Olympic silver medallist Sara McMann (3-0) out wrestled Tonya Evinger for a unanimous decision victory at Titan Fighting Championship 19.
(7-30) Casey Noland (3-1) sunk in a rear naked choke at the end of round 1 to defeat Nina Ansaroff (1-3) at The Cage Inc: Battle at the Border 10.
(7-30) Sarah Alpar (2-0) defeated Erica Torres (2-3) via unanimous decision at C3 Fights.
(7-30) 5th ranked, Miesha Tate (12-2) became the new Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion by defeating Marloes Coenen (19-5) via arm-triangle choke at 3:03 of round 4. Also, 7th ranked, Alexis Davis (10-4) defeated 9th ranked, Julie Kedzie (16-9) via unanimous decision at Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson.
(7-31) Fukuko Hamada defeated Yuko Takagi via TKO in round 1 at Pancrase: Impressive Tour 7.
(8-6) UCMMA 22: “Warrior Creed” takes place at The Troxy in London and features 2 women’s bouts as Michelle Tyler (1-0) takes on Celine Haga (1-8) and world champion Thai boxers, Anna Zuchelli (0-0) and Karen Ousey (0-0) face off in their MMA debuts.
**Rankings supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.