Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 11/13

Posted: November 13, 2011 in Uncategorized

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


– Unfortunately, another member of the WMMA community has lost her life far too soon as 32-year old Maryellen Cano was shot and killed during a domestic dispute. According to Marietta police spokesman David Baldwin, Cano’s boyfriend, Sonny South shot Cano and then turned the gun on himself. If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1 (800) 799-SAFE.

—Weekend Results—

11-9  The bout between late replacement, Luiza Rashidova and 5th ranked Featherweight, Milana Dudieva at ProFC 37 was canceled.

11-12  Kyoko Kimura (1-0) won her pro debut over veteran, Megumi Yabushita (19-19) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 5:00 of round 1 at Pancrase Impressive Tour 11. Yabushita was unable to stand after the round was over, causing the ringside doctor to stop the fight due to what was believed to be a broken left ankle.

11-12  In the rubber match between Katie Merrill (1-0) and Kaline Medeiros (0-2), it was Merrill winning via an armbar at 1:40 of the second round at Victory Promotions: “Clementi vs Rogers”. The two had met twice as amateurs, with each earning a victory.

In Amateur action at Tuff-n-uff: “The Future Stars of MMA” it was Jillian Lybarger winning the 115-lb title by defeating former champion, Jordan Gaza (3-1) via a second round stoppage. Also on the card, Samantha Mosqueda defeated Bridgette Batch via unanimous decision.

—Upcoming Fights—

11-18  In a Featherweight bout, 6th ranked Julia “The Jewel” Budd (2-1) battles 9th ranked “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (3-0) at Strikeforce Challengers 20. This event will be televised LIVE on Showtime starting at 11pm EST.

11-18  Tandi “Tandilion” Schaeffer (1-0) returns to action against Jenny Trujillo (1-3) at Showdown Fights: “Evolution”. This event will be streamed LIVE for $10 at GoFightLive.

11-18  Trisha Clark (1-4) meets Angela Hayes (4-6) at NME Fighting: “Annihilation 36”.

11-18  Chelsea “The Italian Princess” Colarelli (6-3) defends her 115-pound XFL title against Ashley “Smashley” Cummins (0-0) at XFL: “Xtreme Fight Night”. Cummins will be making her pro debut.

11-19  In a battle between top ranked Flyweights, 3rd ranked Lisa Ellis (14-6) takes on 2nd ranked Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (11-4) at Bellator 58. This event will be televised LIVE on MTV 2 starting at 9pm EST.

11-19  Bushido Women’s Champion, 7th ranked Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya (4-1) defends her title against Arune Lauzeckaite (0-1) at Bushido: “Hero’s World GP Lithuania”.

11-19  Hatice Ozyurt (0-0) makes her pro debut vs Lena Buytendijk (0-1) at Battle Under the Tower in Steenwijk, Netherlands and

11-20  Jasminka “Holy Terror” Cive (3-0) rematches Lilla Vincze (0-1) at Cage Fight Series 6.

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


  1. SchenkMMA says:

    Looks like another great weekend of fights coming up MarQ!!! Thanks for always keeping us updated with the latest and greatest news in WMMA.

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