Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 11/20

Posted: November 20, 2011 in Uncategorized

Lisa Ellis and Jessica Aguilar slug it out at Bellator 58
*photo courtsey of Dave Bottomley/Kris Bengtson

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

—Weekend Results—

11-18  In a bout between top-10 Featherweights, it was 9th ranked “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (4-0) claiming another sub-minute armbar submission as she defeated 6th ranked Julia “The Jewel” Budd (2-2) in just 39 seconds.  All four of Rousey’s wins have come within a combine total of 138 seconds.

11-18  Tandi “Tandilion” Schaeffer (2-0) suffered a broken eye socket in the first round, but fought through the pain and won a hard fought unanimous decision over Amanda LaVoy (2-5) at Showdown Fights: “Evolution”. Schaeffer had successful surgery today and is already looking forward to getting back in the cage.

11-18  Angela Hayes (5-6) defeated Trisha Clark (1-5) via guillotine choke at 1:10 of round one at NME Fighting: “Annihilation 36″.

11-18  In her pro debut, Ashley “Smashley” Cummins (1-0) became the new XFL Women’s 115-pound Champion by defeating Chelsea “The Italian Princess” Colarelli (6-4) via a rear-naked choke at 1:41 of the fifth round at XFL: “Xtreme Fight Night”.

11-19  The scheduled Flyweight bout at Bellator 58 between 3rd ranked Lisa Ellis (14-7) and 2nd ranked Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (12-4) became a catchweight affair when Aguilar missed weight for the first time in her career. Aguilar would go on to take the victory by out-slugging Ellis in a three round war.

11-19  Bushido Women’s Champion, 7th ranked Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya (5-1) defended her title by defeating Arune Lauzeckaite (0-2) via TKO at 1:35 in the first round at Bushido: “Hero’s World GP Lithuania”.

11-19  Hatice Ozyurt (1-0) won her pro debut over Lena Buytendijk (0-2) via unanimous decision at Battle Under the Tower in Steenwijk, Netherlands and

11-20  Jasminka “Holy Terror” Cive (4-0) defeated Lilla Vincze (0-2) via a second round TKO at Cage Fight Series 6.

—Upcoming Fights—

11-23  NAAFS: “Night of Champions” features 8th ranked Aisling “Ais the Bash” Daly (12-2) defending her NAAFS Women’s 125-pound Championship against unbeaten, Kelly Warren (3-0). Also on the card, Jennifer “Superstar” Scott (2-1) challenges 9th ranked, Jessica “Evil” Eye (4-1) and in amateur action, Rachel Dovidio battles Evva Johnson for the NAAFS Women’s Amateur 135-pound Championship.

11-26  Katrina Teer (0-0) travels to Sweden to make her pro debut against Hanna Sillen (4-1) at Rumble of the Kings while

11-26  Jeri “Fists of Fury” Sitzes (3-1) and Jessica “Bam-Bam” Bartness (0-0) face-off at MUCF: Titans Rumble and

11-27  “Happy” Fukuko Hamada (7-6) battles Kayo Nagayasu (7-6-3) at Pancrase Impressive Tour 12

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

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