Weekly Women’s MMA Review 5/19

Posted: May 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

936936_601451116540954_1134220266_nRin Nakai and Brenda Gonzales battle at Pancrase 247

“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—

May 18 –  Roberta Paim (1-0) picked up the win in her pro debut via TKO in round one over Ligiane Coelho (0-1) at JVT 4.

May 18 –  Due to severe swelling around her eye, Kate Jackson’s (4-2) corner stopped the fight after the second round, giving Joanna Jedrzejczyk (3-0) the TKO victory at Warmia Heroes PLMMA 17 and

May 19 –  At Pancrase 247, Emi “The Kamikaze Angel” Fujino (12-6) scored a hard fought victory via a second round neck crank over Amber “The Bully” Brown (2-1) and Rin Nakai (14-0-1) keep her unbeaten streak alive with a first round rear-naked choke over Brenda “Boom Boom” Gonzales (4-1).

—Upcoming Bouts—

May 24 – Jessica “Raising Havoc” Halverson (3-2) takes on Kate “The Great” Bloomfield (1-2) at DCMMA: “The Tribute”.

May 24 –  India’s Ritika Singh (1-1) meets Spain’s Irene “La Nina” Cabello (0-1) at SFL 18. This event will be streamed live starting at 11:30am ET on SFL YouTube channel.

May 24 –  Ana “India” Maria (3-4) returns to the cage after a three year absence to face Luana Teixeira (7-3) at Team Nogueira MMA 3.

May 24 –  In the semi-finals of the CFA Featherweight tournament, Allanna “Hands of Stone” Jones (3-2) faces Fallon “The Queen of Hearts” Fox (2-0) and Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0) battles Anna “Smiles” Barone (2-3) at CFA 11.

May 25 – Jocelyn “Lights Out” Lybarger (1-0) looks for the second win of her pro career when she takes on Jessica Kennett (0-1) at KOTC: “World Championships”.

May 25 – Brace for War continues their support of women’s MMA by showcasing a bout between Kerry Barrett (1-0) and Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe (0-1) at Brace 20.

May 25 – No Compromises 2 features a four-woman one night tournament. In semi-final action, Alexandra Buch (6-2) battles Jannie Schmits (0-0) and Jessy Schwarz (1-2) meets Anne Merkt (0-0). The winners will then face off later that night to crown a champion.

May 25 –  At Jewels: “24th Ring”, Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-2) defends her 48kg title against Seo Hee Ham (10-5), Mika “Future Princess” Nagano (12-8) takes on Takumi Umehara (1-0), Jade Marie Anderson (2-0) faces Yurika Nakakura (0-1) and Seo Ye Jung (0-1) meets Mei “V.V” Yamaguchi (10-5-1).

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