Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 5/13

Posted: May 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

Stephanie Frausto Strikes Gold at WFC 1

“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—

5-12   World champion kickboxer turned mixed martial artist Marta Chojnoska (1-0) wasted little time in her pro debut against Paulina “Pika” Suska (1-4), winning via scarf hold armlock at just 42-seconds of round one at KSW 19.

5-12   It what was described as an all-out war, Sarah “Too Sweet” Alpar (2-1) captured the KOTC 125-pound championship via split decision over Monica Lovato (5-3) KOTC: “Nightmare”.

5-12   In the co-main event at the Women’s Fighting Championship 1, Darla “Train Wreck” Harris (3-0) remained unbeaten as she topped Stephanie “The Scrapper” Skinner (1-4) via unanimous decision and in the main event, Stephanie “Macaquinha” Frausto (3-4) made her 105-pound debut a successful one, winning the WFC Atomweight Championship by defeating 10th ranked Diana “Dynamite” Rael (3-3) via a first round armbar. Also on the card in amateur action, Katie Moerke (Strawweight), Margaret Bloom (Flyweight) and Haelle Smith (Welterweight) won titles.

—Upcoming Fights—

5-17   Elisha “Knuckles” Helsper (0-2) looks for her first win as a pro as she faces Fallon Fox (0-0) at KOTC: “Wild Card”.

5-18   It’s a battle of the top two Strawweights in the world as 2nd ranked Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (13-4) meets number 1 ranked Megumi “Mega Megu” Fujii (25-1) at Bellator 69. The bout will be featured on the main card and will be televised on MTV 2.

5-18   After winning the first ever female MMA fight in Victoria, Australia, Meg Gallagher (1-0) looks to make it two it a row against debuting Erin Nota (0-0) at King of the Cage 2.

5-19   Kamila Bałanda (1-1) takes on Lenka Smetankova (0-0) while Joanna Jędrzejczyk (0-0) and Sylwia Juśkiewicz (0-0) clash in a second woman’s bout at MMA Fight Night Diva SPA and

5-20   At Pancrase Progress Tour 6, 3rd ranked Atomweight Kikuyo Ishikawa (6-3) battles Shino VanHoose (3-0) and Kyoko Kimura (2-0-1) faces off with 5th ranked Featherweight Rin Nakai (10-0-1).

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

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