“Women’s MMA Today” gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.
February 28 – Pound-for-Pound Boxing Queen, Holly “The Preachers Daughter” Holm (3-0) made a triumphant return to the cage with a second round TKO victory over Katie Merrill (1-1) at Bellator 91.
March 1 – Lauren Taylor (5-0) remained unbeaten with a first round TKO stoppage of Jennifer Scott (2-3, 1NC) at Legacy FC 18. All five of Taylor’s victories have come via (T)KO.
March 1 – Nina “The Stina” Ansaroff (4-3) picked up her third consecutive win with a TKO in the second round over Trisha Clark (2-7) and Marciea “Black Widow” Allen (2-1) got back in the winners circle with a first round TKO victory over Ashleigh Curry (1-3) at Centurion Fights.
March 2 – The crowd was treated to four exciting fights in the 8-woman Featherweight Tournament at CFA 10. Fallon Fox (2-0) got things started with a 39-second KO over Ericka Newsome (0-2), while Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0) advanced via unanimous decision over Tori Adams (1-1). Peggy “The Daywalker” Morgan (2-0) picked up a hard fought unanimous decision over Revelina “Nana” Berto (3-1) and Kelsey De Santis (0-1) dropped a close split decision to Allanna “Hands of Stone” Jones (2-1). You can read a play-by-play of the action (here).
March 8 – In the promotions first ever women’s bout, Kailin Curran (0-0) makes her pro debut against Kaiyana Rain (0-1) at PXC 36 in Guam.
March 9 – Both Lina “Linx” Eklund (2-2) and Marzena Wojas (0-2) look to rebound from losses in their last outings when they face-off at IRFA 4 in Sweden.
March 9 – Daniela Cristina (0-0) makes her pro debut against former boxing champion “Diamond” Duda Yankovich (0-1) at Bitetti Combat 14 in Rio de Janeiro and
March 9 – Nikita Netjes (0-1) meets Jozette Cotton (1-0) at DCMMA 17: “St Patty’s Showdown 3”.
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