Weekly Women’s MMA Review 12/22

Posted: December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

larissaLarissa Pacheco strikes Gold at Jungle Fights 63
photo by Tatame

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

–Quick Results–

December 18 –  Valentina Shevchenko (9-1) defeats Priscila Orellana (0-1) via TKO in round 1 at FFC 5

December 20 –  Luciana Pereira (4-3) defeats Paula Baack (0-1) via Unanimous Decision at Shooto: Brazil 45

December 21 –  Larissa Pacheco (9-0) defeats Irene Aldana (3-1) via TKO in round 3 at Jungle Fights 63

–Upcoming Bouts–

December 28 –  Ukraine’s Anna Moldavchuk (1-1) travels to Poland in search of gold when she takes on Lena Tkhorevska (2-1) for the Professional League of MMA’s Atomweight title at PLMMA 26.

December 28 –  Poland’s Barbara Nalepka (1-0) and Sweden’s Lina Länsberg (1-1) look for their second wins of 2013 when they face-off at Trophy MMA.

December 28 –  The most anticipated rematch in women’s MMA history takes place at UFC 168 in Las Vegas as undefeated UFC Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (7-0) defends her title against her arch-rival Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (13-4). The bout serves as the co-main event and is available for purchase on PPV.

December 31 –  Cage Warriors 63 takes place in Dublin, Ireland and features three female bouts. Defending their home tuff will be Aisling “Ais the Bash” Daly (13-5), Catherine Costigan (2-0), and Amanda English (0-0). Their opponents are Spain’s Karla Benitez (11-5), France’s Morgane Delagnau (0-0) and Italy’s Slavka Vitaly (2-0), respectively. This event will be streamed live on Facebook and MMAjunkie.

Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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