Weekly Women’s MMA Review 6/23

Posted: June 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

20130623043430_130622182909Megumi Fujii Announces Retire Plans at VTJ 2
*photo from Sherdog

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

—News—

Japanese legend Megumi “Mega Megu” Fujii is set to retire from active competition following an illustrious MMA career spanning nine years. Fujii announced plans for her retirement during Vale Tudo Japan 2nd event in Tokyo. She will compete one final time at VTJ 3rd in October. To read the complete article, (click here).

—Weekend Results—

June 20 –  Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk (4-0) scored the biggest win of her young career with a Unanimous Decision victory over Russia’s Julia Berezikova (7-4) at Fight Night: “Battle of Moscow 12”.

June 22 –  Kelly Faszholz (1-0) won her pro debut via a first round Rear-Naked Choke over Kristen “The Automatic” Gatz (0-2) at Cage Combat and

June 22 –  Celine “Hell-Girl” Haga (5-11) picked up her fourth consecutive victory via a first round Rear-Naked Choke against Masako Yoshida (16-18-5) at Road FC 12.

—Upcoming Bouts—

June 29 –  Catherine Costigan (1-0) makes her long awaited return to the cage after successful neck surgery against Vanessa Rico (0-0) at ECFF: “Pure Combat” and

June 29 –  Erica Paes (2-1), the only woman to ever defeat Cris Cyborg, looks for her second victory since returning to action in 2013 when she meets undefeated Bethe “Pitbull” Correia (5-0) at Jungle Fight 54.

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