Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 5/27

Posted: May 28, 2012 in Uncategorized

Ayaka Hamasaki retains title at Jewels 19th Ring

“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—

5-26   Julia Berezikova (6-3) scored a Split Decision over Karla Benitez (6-3-1) at Khabarovsk Mayor’s Cup in Russia.

5-26   At Jewels: 19th Ring, 3rd ranked Strawweight Ayaka Hamasaki retained her title in dominant fashion by submitting Yuka “Vale Tudo Queen” Tsuji via a Kimura in the very first round and in Atomweight action, number 1 ranked Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama scored a Majority Decision over Yasuko Tamada.

Jewels 19th Ring Full Results:
Ayaka Hamasaki (7-0) defeated Yuka “Vale Tudo Queen” Tsuji (23-3) via Kimura at 3:41 of round 1
Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-0) defeated Yasuko Tamada (12-8-3) via Majority Decision
Sadae “Manhoef” Suzumura (3-1-1) defeated Sachiko “Sachi” Yamamoto (9-7-1) via Unanimous Decision
Yukiko Seki (11-21) defeated Yuko Kawabata (0-5) via Unanimous Decision
Mika “Future Princess” Nagano (9-7) defeated Anna Saito (1-10) via Armbar at 1:50 of round 1
Mayumi “Super Benkei” Aoki (6-8) defeated Keiko Tomita (0-1) via Armbar at 2:06 of round 1

—Upcoming Fights—

6-2   In the second semi-final of the Cage Warriors 125-pound tournament, Rosi “The Surgeon” Sexton (12-2) returns to action after a sixteen month hiatus to face 3rd ranked Aisling “Ais The Bash” Daly (13-2) at Cage Warriors 47 in Dublin, Ireland. The winner of this bout moves on to face number 1 ranked Sheila Gaff for the title this Fall.

6-2   Scotland’s “Queen of MMA”, Joanne Calderwood (2-0) looks to remain unbeaten as she meets Aïnara Mota (0-0) of France at On Top MMA 5 and

6-2   Peggy Morgan (0-0) makes her pro debut against Kaline Medeiros (1-2) at Reality Fighting.

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

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