Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 3/25

Posted: March 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

Katja Kankaanpää remains unbeaten at Botnia Punishment 11
*photo courtesy of Antti Latva-Kyyny

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

—Weekend Results—

3- 23   Undefeated Finnish prospect Katja Kankaanpää (6-0) scored the biggest win of her career when she defeated 6th ranked Flyweight Mei “V.V” Yamaguchi (9-4-1) via unamious decision at Botnia Punishment 11.

3-24   In an exciting back-n–forth affair, Hannah Stephens (2-0) picked up her second victory via majority decision over Chloe Hinchliffe (0-1-1) at Kore MMA Championships.

—Upcoming Fights—

3-30   After almost a year’s absence from the cage, number 1 ranked 125-pounder, Tara “MFing” LaRosa (20-2) returns to take on Kelly Warren (3-2) and 6th ranked Featherweight Elaina “Beef” Maxwell (6-4) meets Ashley “Loca” Sanchez (4-2). Also on the card, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke battles Elizabeth Phillips for the RFA Amateur 135-pound title at RFA 2: “Yvel vs Alexander”. This event will be streamed LIVE and FREE on Sherdog.com.

3-30   Munah Holland (3-1) meets 8th ranked 125-pounder, Marianna “The Crushen Russian” Kheyfets (5-0) at Bellator 63. This matchup is expected to be a part of the preliminary bouts which will stream LIVE and FREE at Spike.com.

3-31   Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink (1-0) faces Kaline Medeiros (0-2) at Beatdown MMA.

3-31   Nicole Chua (0-0) makes her pro debut against Jeet Toshi (1-0) at One FC 3

4-1   UK’s Danielle “The Curse” West (4-2) heads to Russia to face off with 4th ranked Featherweight Milana Dudieva (7-1) at Pro FC 40 and

4-1   Naoko Omuro (12-8-4) takes on “Happy” Fukuko Hamado (7-6) while Kyoko Kimura (1-0) meets Sung Eun Kim (0-0) at Pancrase Progress Tour 4.

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



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