“Women’s MMA Today” gets you caught up on the week that was and the week that will be in women’s MMA.
Last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter featured the final 2 quarterfinal bouts. Team Rousey’s Anthony Gutierrez won via default when Cody Bollinger couldn’t make weight and Sarah Moras of Team Tate submitted Peggy Morgan. After the fight, the semi-final bouts were announced. In the women’s bracket, Sarah Moras takes on fellow Team Tate member Julianna Peña and Raquel Pennington meets Team Rousey representative Jessica Rakoczy. On the men’s side, Team Rousey’s Anthony Gutierrez takes on teammate Davey Grant and Team Tate’s Chris Holdsworth faces Michael Wootten of Team Rousey. The Holdsworth-Wootten matchup airs Wednesday night at 10pm ET on Fox Sports 1.
November 1 – Sharice Davids (1-0) defeats Nadia Nixon (0-1) via Triangle Choke in round 1 at Shamrock FC: Conquest
November 1 – Monica Flores (1-0) defeats Maria Lopez (0-2) via TKO in round 2 at STFC 17: Carnage
November 2 – Amy Davis (4-4) defeats Thea Wolfe (1-1) via Armbar in round 3 at Caged Warrior Combat 9
November 2 – Justine Kish (3-0) defeats Jin Tang (14-5-2) via Unanimous Decision at WCK Muay Thai/MMA
November 3 – Ariane Lipski (1-0) defeats Daiana Torquato (1-1) via Unanimous Decision at NCF 17
November 4 – Deep Jewels 2
Seo Hee Ham defeats Sadae Numata via Unanimous Decision
Mizuki Inoue defeats Emi Fujino via Unanimous Decision
Emi Tomimatsu defeats Mika Nagano via Unanimous Decision
Naho Sugiyama defeats Masako Yoshida via Unanimous Decision
Yukiko Seki defeats Madoka Ebihara via Unanimous Decision
Sachiko Fujimori defeats Megumi Sugimoto via Split Decision
Tamaki Usui defeats Naomi Taniyama via Unanimous Decision
November 6 – UFC Fight Night for the Troops 3 takes place at Fort Campbell in Kentucky and includes 2 women’s bantamweight bouts. In preliminary action, Amanda “Lioness” Nunes (8-3) meets Muay Thai specialist Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie (4-2), while the main card features a matchup between Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis (14-5) and Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche (9-3). The prelims air at 5pm ET followed by the main card at 7pm, both on Fox Sports 1.
November 7 – Looking for another victory inside the EuMMA cage, Danish featherweight Maria Hougaard Djursaa (4-4) takes on Germany’s Alexandra Buch (8-2) at EuMMA 7 in Denmark.
November 8 – In a battle of Polish flyweights, Weronika Zygmunt (0-0) makes her pro debut against fellow countrywoman Izabela Badurek (2-2) at Thunderstrike Fight League 1.
November 9 – Spain’s Karla Benitez (10-4, 1NC) goes for her third win of 2013 when faces unbeaten Finnish flyweight Tina Lähdemäki (4-0) at Cage 24 in Finland.
November 9 – Atomweight’s collide at PXC 41 when Gina “Conviction” Iniong (1-1) of the Philippines welcomes France’s Nathalie Heidel (0-0) to the PXC cage.
November 9 – In strawweight action, Sweden’s Iman Darabi (0-0) travels to Poland to make her pro debut against unbeaten Lena Tkhorevska (2-0) at MMA Fighters Club.
November 10 – At Brazil Combate 2, Aline Sattelmayer (3-4) takes on Bruna Wing (0-0) in a strawweight bout and in featherweight action, Roberta Marreta (0-0) and Daiane Firmino (0-0) face off in their pro debut.
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