Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 4/15

Posted: April 15, 2012 in Uncategorized

Felice Herrig victorious at XFC 17

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

—News—

Invicta FC 1 is less than 2 weeks away and great seats still remain for as low as $35. To get your tickets for this historic event, (click here).

Also, Aaron Tru put together this awesome documentary featuring Invicta FC 1 fighters, Sofia Bagherdai, Michele Gutierrez, Liz Carmouche and Jessica Penne. Check it out:

“Rising to the Challenge…..A Day in the Life”

—Weekend Results—

4-13   Standup specialist, Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig (6-4) used her improved wrestling skills to defeat “Little” Patricia Vidonic (6-3) at XFC 17: “Apocalypse”. Herrig scored multiple takedowns and worked ground-n-pound from top position throughout the fight to earn the clear cut unanimous decision victory, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28.

4-13   Due to an injury to Katie Merrill, her bout with Janice Meyer at AFO: “Night of Champions” was canceled.

4-13   After a two-and-half year layoff, Jessica “Raising Havoc” Halverson (3-1) returned to the cage and picked up a first round TKO victory over debuting Nikita Netjes (0-1), while Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger (10-6) scored a first round KO over Lacie Jackson (1-2) at “Fight Me MMA” in St Louis, MO.

4-14   In France at PFC 4, it was France’s own, former World boxing champion Myriam ”Dollar Baby” Lamare (1-0) winning her debut via unanimous decision over Italy’s European K1 champion Annalisa ”No-Fear” Bucci (1-2). Also on the card, Tevi Say (4-2) submitted Jenna Rea (0-1) via triangle choke in the first round.

4-14   It was Bec “Rowdy” Hyatt (2-1) picking up her second submission victory in a row by choking out Daniela Marjonovic (0-1) in 21 seconds at Australian FC 3.

4-14   At “Night of Mayhem 4”, not only did Meg Gallagher (1-0) win her pro debut, but she and her opponent, Sarah Morrison (0-2) made history as the first female MMA fighters to ever compete in Victoria, Australia……congratulations ladies!

—Upcoming Fights—

4-19   (In honor of Bas Rutten) “Someone’s 0 Must Go”, as Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Pena (3-0) takes on Sarah “Cheesecake” Moras (1-0) at Conquest of the Cage.

4-20   Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau (4-2) meets Claudia Gadelha (6-0) in a 130-pound catchweight bout at WRECK MMA: “Road to Glory”.

4-20   Due to injury to Aisling “The Bash” Daly, 5th ranked Flyweight Jessica “Evil” Eye (6-1) now faces Anita “El Tigre” Rodriguez (5-2) at Bellator 66. This bout will be a part of the preliminary card and will stream LIVE on Spike.com.

4-21   Hatice “The Turkish Delight” Ozyurt (1-0) battles Kamila Balanda (0-1) at Respect FC 7 and

4-21   Maria “The Real Deal” Andaverde (1-1) takes on vs Avery “Psycho” Vilche (3-6-1) at Rogue Fights: “Night of Champions”.

**Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings. To join us on Facebook, (click here).

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