Weekly Women’s MMA Review 9/22

Posted: September 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

1280865_432152743559746_939530279_nArlene Blencowe Victorious at MMA Downunder 4

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

—TUF News—

Last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter featured a matchup between Chris Holdsworth of Team Tate and Chris Beal of Team Rousey. Holdsworth would get the win via submission keeping Team Tate in control of the next fight pick. With the pick, Team Tate chose Roxanne Modafferi to faceoff against former boxing champion and Team Rousey member Jessica Rakoczy. TUF airs each Wednesday night at 10pm ET on Fox Sports 1.

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September 21 –  Tina Lähdemäki (4-0) kept her undefeated record in tact with a second round armbar submission of Stephanie Page (0-1) at Cage 23 in Finland.

September 21 –  Lena Tkhorevska (2-0) scored her second first-round stoppage with her win over Sylwia Juskiewicz (2-3) at PLMMA 21 in Poland and

September 21 –  Boxing champion Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe’s (3-4) improving ground game was on full display with her first round TKO victory over Mae-Lin Leow (2-2) at MMA Downunder 4 in Australia.

–Upcoming Bouts–

September 28 –  Aitek Emadi (0-0) makes her pro debut against Fran Vanderstukken (1-1) at Respect FC 10 in Germany.

September 28 –  Talita “Treta” Nogueira (4-0) returns to the cage after a three-year hiatus to take on Rosemary Amorim (0-0) at Circuito Talent de MMA 3 in Brazil.

September 28 –  Stacey “Mad Dawg” Sigala (1-0) returns to the Rocktagon cage in search of her second victory when she faces TJ “Soo Bee Doo” Cunanan (1-1) at Rocktagon 29 in El Paso, TX.

September 28 –  Jasminka “Impressive” Cive (5-1) looks to bounce back from her first loss as a pro when she meets unbeaten Polish prospect Karolina Kowalkiewicz (3-0) at KSW 24 in Poland.

September 29 –  MMA pioneer Tara LaRosa (21-3) travels to Japan in hopes of handing Rin Nakai (14-0-1) her first loss as a pro at Pancrase 252 and

September 30 –  Ana “India” Maria (5-4) goes for her third win of 2013 when she faces Dayana Silva (4-2) at Web Fight Combat 3 in Brazil.

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