Weekly Women’s MMA Review 7/7

Posted: July 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

734539_436845989741447_2044125219_nFeatherweight Gold Up For Grabs at Invicta FC 6

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


Invicta Fighting Championship 6 takes place this weekend at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The main event pits Marloes “Rumina” Coenen against Cris Cyborg for the inaugural Invicta FC Featherweight Championship and in the co-main event, Ayaka Hamasaki battles Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha for the #1 contenders spot in the Strawweight division. In all, IFC 6 features 13 HUGE bouts. (Full fight card listed below)

Also, for the first time ever, Invicta FC will be available on televised PPV in North America for only $14.95. Televised PPV in the US includes DirecTV, Dish TV, iN Demand Networks (including Cox, Time Warner, Charter, Cablevision, Comcast and local/regional providers), Avail-TVN (including Verizon Fios and AT&T Uverse). Televised PPV in Canada includes Bell TV, Shaw Cable and Satellite, Telus, SaskTel, MTS. As in the past, Invicta FC will also be available on internet PPV at UStream.tv.

—Quick Results—

July 5 – Sarah McRann (1-0) defeats Farlynn Smallchild (0-1) via TKO at 3:20 of round 1 at AFC 19

July 6 – Ania Fucz (1-0) defeats Jana Lorenz (0-2) via Unanimous Decision at GMC 4

July 6 – Hadley Griffith (1-0) defeats Elisha “Knuckles” Helsper (0-4) via Unanimous Decision at CageSport 25

July 6 – Jessica “Black” Doerner (4-2) defeats Margaret “Brutal” Bloom (0-2) via TKO in round 1 at Golden Cage MMA

July 6 – Kathina “Kill Switch” Catron (3-2) defeats Summer Artherton (0-3) via TKO in round 2 at DCMMA 21

July 7 – Ana Maria India (5-4) defeats Maria Elisabete Tavares (4-4-1) via Armbar in round 1 at WebFight Combat 2

—Upcoming Bouts—

July 12 – After having her three-fight win streak snapped by UFC bantamweight Jessica Andrade, Luciana dos Passos Pereira (3-3) looks to get back on track against Alinilce Soares Correa (1-0) at UFE 2.

July 13 – Two of Australia’s top prospects clash when Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe (1-1) faces off with Jessy Jess (1-0) at Nitro 9.

July 13 – Coming off her stunning KO of Alessandra Silva in May, Bianca Daimoni (1-0) attempts to make it two in a row against Jessica Suelen (2-0) at IMMAF.

July 13 – MMA Super Heroes 1 in Brazil features a four-woman Flyweight Grand Prix featuring Vanessa Melo (1-0) vs Julie Aguiar (5-3) in one semi-final and Carina “Barbie” Damm (18-9) vs Kalindra Faria (10-3-1) in the other. Also in Strawweight action, Herica Tiburcio (5-2) takes on Kimberly Novaes (6-1).

July 13 – Invicta FC 6 available on televised and internet PPV
Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (21-5) vs Cris Cyborg (11-1, 1NC) – Invicta FC Featherweight Championship
Ayaka Hamasaki (9-0) vs Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha (9-0)
Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (7-3) vs Lauren Taylor (6-0)
Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (5-3-1) vs Jennifer Maia (7-2-1)
Jessica Penne (10-2) vs Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-6)
Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood (6-0) vs Norma Rueda Center (2-0)
Ediane “India” Gomes (10-2) vs Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet (4-3)
Bec “Rowdy” Hyatt (5-20 vs Mizuki Inoue (5-1)
“The Queen of Mean” Miriam Nakamoto (1-0) vs “Diamond” Duda Yankovich (1-1)
“Thug” Rose Namajunas (2-0) vs Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres (2-0)

Ashley “Smashley” Cummins (3-1) vs Emily Kagan (2-1)
“Miss” Mollie Estes (1-2) vs Veronica “The Heartbreaker” Rothenhausler (1-0)
Cassie “The Hulk” Robb (0-1) vs Livia “T-Rex” von Plettenberg (1-1)

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