Weekly Women’s MMA Review – 12/16

Posted: December 17, 2012 in Uncategorized

YujiTakagiAyaka Hamasaki Retains Jewels Title
*photo by Yuji Takagi

“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—

December 14 –  The Super Fight League female Flyweight title bout between Colleen Schneider and Sanja Sučević was postponed until January. In its place, Manjit Kolekar (2-0) defeated Monika (1-1) via RNC at 1:27 of round one.

December 14 –  In similar fashion to their April bout, Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig (8-4) scored an Unanimous Decision victory over late replacement “Little” Patricia Vidonic (7-4) at Bellator 84.

December 15 –  At Jewels: “22nd Ring”, Ayaka Hamasaki (9-0) retained her title with a hard-fought Unanimous Decision victory over veteran contender Emi Fujino (11-6). In other bouts:

Yasuko Tamada (14-8-3) defeated Satomi Takano (2-1) via Unanimous Decision
Mika Nagano (11-8) defeated Rina Tomita (3-8) via Armbar at 2:12 of round one
Mizuki Inoue (4-1) defeated Hyo Kyung Song (0-2) via Armbar at 2:14 of round two
Kikuyo Ishikawa (8-3) defeated Tomo Maesawa (0-2) via Unanimous Decision
Yurika Tanaka (1-1) defeated Rie Fukui (0-1) via Arm-Triangle Choke at 1:22 of round two
Keiko Tomita (1-1) defeated Yasuko Mogi (3-7) via TKO at :20 of round two
Mina Kurobe (1-0) defeated Naomi Taniyama (0-1) via RNC at 1:55 of round two
Jade Marie Anderson (1-0) defeated Megumi Yabushita (19-21) via Unanimous Decision
Celina Haga (3-11) defeated Miyoko Kusaka (3-5-1) via Unanimous Decision

December 15 –  Nina “The Strina” Ansaroff (3-3) picked up her second win in less than a month as she submitted Tyra Parker (2-3) via Armbar in the second round at Wild Bill’s Fight Night 51 and

December 15 –  Carol Correia (1-0) was successful in her pro debut, stopping late replacement Larissa Dias (0-1) via RNC in the second round at The Gladiador in Brazil.

—Upcoming Bouts—

December 21 –  At Brace 18, Jessy Rose (0-0) makes her pro debut against Mae-Lin Leow (0-1) and Lana Kate (0-1) takes on debutting Amy Adam.

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