Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 9/30

Posted: September 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Michelle Ould Ground-n-Pounds her Way To Victory at Bellator 74

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


At Invicta FC 3, Raquel Pennington will now face Cat Zingano due to Kim Conner-Hamby being injured and with Elaina Maxwell suffering a concussion during training, Julia Budd will now battle Danielle West. As with the previous shows, the full event will be streamed LIVE and FREE on the Invicta website. (full card listed below)

—Weekend Results—

September 28 – Michelle “T-Cat” Ould (7-3, 2NC) utilized her superior wrestling skills to keep the fight on the mat, working her ground-n-pound to score her biggest win to date as she topped 6th ranked Flyweight Munah “The Perfect Storm” Holland (5-2) via Unanimous Decision at Bellator 74.

September 28 – Sofia Bagherdai (5-2) was successful in her return to the Flyweight division as she stopped Sarah “KO Kid’ Maloy (3-3) via TKO at 4:01 of round one at XFC 20: “High Octane”.

September 29 – Yuka “Vale Tudo Queen” Tsuji (24-3) defeated Hyo Kyung Song (0-1) via Armbar at 1:27 of the first round at DEEP: “Osaka Impact 2012″ and

September 30 – Annalisa “No Fear” Bucci (3-2) bested Lenka Smetankova (0-1) via TKO in round two at MMAA Arena.

—Upcoming Fights—

October 6 – Sarah “Too Sweet” Alpar (3-1) defends her KOTC 125-pound Championship against Brenda “Boom Boom” Gonzales (2-0) at KOTC: “Stranglehold” and

October 6 – Invicta FC 3 will crown their first world champion as Jessica Penne battles Naho Sugiyama for the Invicta FC World Atomweight Championship. The full fight card is as follows:

Atomweight – 2nd ranked Jessica Penne (9-1) vs # 1 ranked Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-0)
Bantamweight – 7th ranked Shayna “Queen of Spades” Baszler (14-7) vs 8th ranked Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (6-2)
Bantamweight – Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (3-2-1) vs Kaitlin Young (7-6-1)
Flyweight – 3rd ranked Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak (6-2) vs 4th ranked Aisling “Ais the Bash” Daly (13-3)
Flyweight – Tara “Muther F*ckin” LaRosa (21-2) vs Vanessa Porto (14-5)
Bantamweight – Cat “Alpha” Zingano (6-0) vs Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-1)
Atomweight – 5th ranked Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson (9-3) vs Lacey “The Ladie” Schuckman (7-5)
Featherweight – 5th ranked Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3-2) vs Danielle “Honey Badger” West (4-3-1)
Strawweight – Lynn “Lights Out” Alvarez (5-2) vs 4th ranked Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (7-2)
Strawweight – 9th ranked Ashley “Smashley” Cummins (3-0) vs Joanne Calderwood (3-0)
Atomweight – Stephanie “Macaquinha” Frausto (3-4) vs 7th ranked Amy “Lil Dynamite” Davis (3-3, 1NC)
Bantamweight – Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke (1-0) vs Marciea “Black Widow” Allen (1-0)
Strawweight – Tecia “Tiny Tornado” Torres (0-0) vs Kaiyana Rain (0-0)
Featherweight – Katalina Malungahu (2-0) vs 8th ranked Ediane “India” Gomes (8-2)

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

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