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