Weekly Women’s MMA Review 5/11

Posted: May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

aa6d0889Rin Nakai Remains Unbeaten at Pancrase 258
photo by Lady Go!

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


To see last weeks results, (click here).

–Upcoming Bouts–

May 16 –  Valerie “Trouble” Letourneau (4-3) returns to the cage after a two-year hiatus to face Jazmin Quezada (1-3) at Absolute Fighting Championship 20 in Hollywood, FL.

May 16 –  Ending her amateur career on a three-fight win streak, Sarah “TNT” McLeod (0-0) makes her long awaited pro debut against Shawna “The Lion Heart” Lang (0-0) at PFC 6: “Brakken Rumble” in Williston, ND.

May 16 –  Intense Cage Fighting 13 is the first ever all-female event held in Montana and features seven amateur and three pro bouts headlined by Invicta vets “Lightning” Liz McCarthy (1-1) vs Cassie “The Hulk” Robb (0-1). In other pro action, Emily Corso (0-0) takes on Lynnell House (2-1) and Katie Howard (2-1) faces an opponent to be determined.

May 17 –  Austria’s Jasminka “Impressive” Cive (5-1) looks to bounce back after a loss to Bec Hyatt in her last outing when she meets undefeated Polish prospect Karolina Kowalkiewicz (4-0) at KSW 27 in Gdansk, Poland.

May 17 –  In South Karelia, Finland at Lappeenranta Fight Night 10, Invicta vet Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää (8-1-1)takes on Ukraine’s Alyona Rassohyna (8-2), Vuokko Katainen (2-1) faces UK’s Kate Jackson (4-2) and Suvi Salmimies (0-0) makes her pro debut against Belgium’s Clemence Schreiber (0-3).

May 18 –  At Deep Jewels 4 in Japan:
Shizuka Sugiyama (11-3-1) vs Takayo Hashi (14-4-1)
Mei “V.V Mei” Yamaguchi (11-7-1) vs Yukiko Seki (12-23)
Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka (12-7) vs Satomi “Sarami” Takano (3-3)
Yuko Kawabata (0-5) vs Naomi Taniyama (0-2)
Shiori Hori (0-1) vs Maya Dobashi (0-0)
Ayaka Miura (0-0) vs Ella “Power” Wu (0-0)
Brittney “Briko” Decker (0-0) vs Tomo Maesawa (2-3)

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


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