1245 Search Results for women's mma

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Bas Rutten Explains Ludwig’s Dislike For Women’s MMA

Team Alpha Male’s split with former head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig seemed like an amicable one when it first happened. All was not as it seemed, though, and trouble was brewing beneath the surface. Urijah Faber recently revealed some dirty details behind Ludwig’s stint as head coach at Team Alpha Male including the Denver native’s...

Aug 3, 2015 7:43 am

Cyborg: ‘I’m The Mike Tyson of Women’s MMA’

When it comes to women’s mixed martial arts, there are two women who need to clash to decide who is the best of the best: Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”. There is no doubt that the talent pool in which Rousey’s competition lies is better than Cyborg’s, but both have been on a tear as...

Jun 15, 2015 11:50 am

Dana White Shows Off ‘The Future’ of Women’s MMA

Invicta FC is the sister promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship who created their women’s strawweight and bantamweight divisions in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Several Invicta FC fighters were featured in the twenty-first season of “The Ultimate Fighter” which featured a tournament that crowned the first women’s strawweight champion. Alexa Grasso and Irene Aldana, both...


Apr 11, 2015 3:00 pm

Rousey: ‘Why Is It Called Women’s MMA? Why Not Just MMA?’

“Everyone has an instinct to fight. It’s something human. It’s not something invented— it’s not amazing women can fight. Think about it— women have the most powerful, protective instinct out there. Women are hardwired to fight more than men are… It IS amazing that we are given a venue now. I’ll be even more amazed...

Apr 5, 2015 1:00 am

FAIL! Brutal Faceplant in Women’s MMA Bout

While regional MMA fighter Stephanie Gonzalez did a good job at lighting her opponent up, her opponent got the worst of it when she couldn’t take anymore and dropped face first on the canvas. Watch the faceplant below! A video posted by Stephanie Gonzalez (@sharkbabeoohlala) on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:31pm PDT WATCH! KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV...

Mar 11, 2015 10:58 am

Brown: ‘I’ve always had respect for women’s MMA

“I’ve always had respect for women’s MMA, and I definitely have a deeper respect at this point than I did then for what Rousey’s done, and I have a high respect for all them girls. They work their tails off and they get in there and perform well. They put on really good fights all...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Jun 3, 2014 2:44 pm

Fedor Emelianenko Doesn’t Support Women’s MMA

Arguably the greatest fighter of all time, Fedor Emelianenko. The Last Emperor spoke in a recent interview about women’s MMA, and it turns out, Fedor doesn’t support women’s MMA. For those who speak Russian check out the full interview

Jan 10, 2014 10:11 am

Revealing Stats for Women’s MMA in 2013

Following recent controversial comments from UFC Welterweight, Matt Brown, regarding the low number of knockouts in Women’s MMA, Wombat Sports gathered up the Women’s Pro fight statistics for 2013. Check out the list below! 415: The number of pro WMMA fights this year. This number is up from 285 from last year; a 46% increase....

Dec 13, 2013 9:03 am

UFC Strawweight Bec Hyatt On The “Huge Role” Of Sex Appeal In Women’s MMA

When you type “MMA women” into Google’s search engine, you get a fairly accurate representation of societies outlook on the fairer sex in the world of combat sports. “The 12 Hottest Women in MMA“… “Brutal Women’s MMA Knockout!”… “The Pound-For-Pound best Women in MMA Today” and “Sexiest arms in Women’s MMA” are just some of the headlines you’ll...

Sep 5, 2013 10:25 am

The Ultimate Fighter 18: The Debut of Women’s MMA

Upon the announcement of women being cast on the 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter, fans and media alike held their collective breaths as they waited to see what kind of talent would join the roster in the inaugural season for women. When the cast (now narrowed down to eight upon the airing of the...

Mar 9, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey – Fraud’ Cyborg nearly destroyed women’s MMA | UFC NEWS

“I mean, she’s obviously not willing to go through the effort to go for the fight,” UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told ‘Showdown’ Joe Ferraro. “If you’re pumped full of steroids and the lightest you can get it 145 it’s obvious the lightest you can get without steroids is lighter. She refuses to do...

Dec 31, 2012 3:07 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Results

  As I always say, a true warrior is not defined by gender or physical abilities. It has nothing to do with what you are but everything to do with who you are. A warrior is an individual that rises up when the majority expects them to fall. A warrior is a competitor that continues...

Dec 28, 2012 1:57 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards| VOTE NOW

The nominations for the 2012 Women’s MMA Awards presented by BJPenn.com have been submitted and the voting polls are now officially open. To vote, simply email your picks for the categories below to [email protected] or [email protected] Voting will officially close on Dec 31 at 12 am Eastern Standard Time and the winners for each category...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

Jul 23, 2012 10:10 am

InvictaFC.com To Stream Entire Baszler vs. McMann Women’s MMA Event Live, Free Of Charge This Saturday | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Returning to the Invicta FC broadcast booth to call...

Feb 11, 2017 11:44 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Michelle Waterson shows appreciation for teammate Holly Holm

Tonight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will step into the Octagon against kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown that will see one woman crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. Ahead of the fight, top ranked women’s strawweight, and Holly Holm’s Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate,...

Feb 10, 2017 12:16 pm

The 5 Best Women’s Title Fights in the UFC So Far

In 2011, UFC President Dana White infamously assured that women would never fight in the UFC. This statement has proven to be incredibly inaccurate. First, the UFC introduced a women’s bantamweight division, centered around MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. When this new division proved itself to be incredibly lucrative, the UFC introduced yet another women’s division...

Feb 10, 2017 9:24 am

UFC 208 weigh in results: inaugural women’s featherweight title fight gets green light

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC 208. This card, which will emanate from beautiful Brooklyn, New York, will be headlined by a bit of history, as former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie battle to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. The co-main event,...

Feb 7, 2017 5:52 am

New women’s featherweight division will not coax Miesha Tate out of retirement

In November of 2016, on the main card of the landmark UFC 205, former women’s bantamweight champion and veritable WMMA pioneer Miesha Tate gave up a decision to Raquel Pennington. Without any intention of taking away from Pennington’s win, it’s safe to say that the version of Tate we watched that night was far from...

Jan 24, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | WMMA pioneer Gina Carano offers advice to Ronda Rousey

Though Ronda Rousey is widely credited with putting women’s MMA on the map, Gina Carano was the first real female star the sport ever produced. The Muay Thai specialist realized her stardom – which admittedly paled in comparison to the eventual megastardom of Ronda Rousey – in the cage of the long defunct Strikeforce organization....

Jan 5, 2017 6:46 am

Former teammate: Ronda Rousey needs to change her coaches

When Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November of 2015, a lot of fingers were pointed in regards to who should shoulder the blame for Rousey’s loss. With this, many fingers ended up pointed at Rousey’s head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, who many believe gave Rousey a false sense of security...

Dec 30, 2016 10:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Ronda Rousey

In the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes stepped into the Octagon against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a highly anticipated matchup. Nunes put on a spectacular performance as she finished Rousey in the very first round, just 48 seconds into the bout, leaving the MMA community...