Weekly Women’s MMA Review 2/10

Posted: February 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

404880_10151282616241860_364353466_nDarla Harris and Lacey Schuckman battle at Thunderdome
Photo by Paul Kincaid, SANskrit Photography

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

—News—

Invicta Fighting Championships announced 10 of their 14 bouts for their fifth event which takes place on April 5th and is targeted for the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is headlined with Jessica Penne defending her Atomweight title against Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson and in the co-main event, Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak battles Vanessa Porto for the inaugural Flyweight title.

Current Fight Card:
Jessica Penne vs Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson – Atomweight Championship
Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak vs Vanessa Porto – Flyweight Championship
Sarah Kaufman vs Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith
Zoila “Warrior Princess” Gurgel vs Jennifer Maia
Kaitlin Young vs Amanda “Lioness of the Ring” Nunes
Ediene “India” Gomes vs Julia “The Jewel” Budd
“Rowdy” Bec Hyatt vs Jasminka “Impressive” Cive
Jodie Esquibel vs Alex Chambers
Veronica “The Heartbreaker” Rothenhausier vs “Miss” Mollie Estes
River “Ruckus” Jones vs Lauren Barefoot

The remaining 4 bouts are expected to be announced this week.

—Weekend Results—

February 8 –  DeAnna “The Argentine Assassin” Bennett (2-0) kept her unbeaten streak in tact by besting Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Pena (3-2) via Unanimous Decision at Showdown Fights 10 and

February 9 –  Lacey “The Ladie” Schuckman (8-6) picked up her first victory as an Atomweight with a hard fought Unanimous Decision over Darla “Train Wreak” Harris (3-2) at SCL: “ThunderDome”.

A play-by-play review of both these fights can be found (here).

—Upcoming Bouts—

February 16 –  Thea Wolfe (0-0) meets Sarah “The Midget” Lagerstrom (0-0) in what will be both fighters pro debuts at CageSport 23 and

February 16 –  Belinda “The Bellringer” Sedgwick (0-1) replaces an injured Jessy Rose to face Amy Adam (0-1) at BFC 19.

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