AsianMMA.com reported Wednesday Pancrase MMA in Japan has added a second female bout to their May 19 card .JEWELS standout Emi Fujino will take on Monica Lovato in a strawweight contest .A bout between Rin Nakai and Brenda Gonzalez is also set to take place.
#9 Unified strawweight Fujino (11-6) is looking to fight at InvictaFC, and a win over Lovato could help her case. Having won her first eight pro bouts, Fujino has rebounded from a losing streak and went 3-2 in her last five bouts. The losses were decsion to two of the top strawweights on the planet, #3 ranked Ayaka Hamsaki and #2 Megumi Fujii.
Lovato (5-3) went 4-0 to start her pro career, but is coming off two close losses to Tomomi Sunaba and Sarah Alpar. This is Lovato’s second match in Pancrase, having fight there in September 2010 against Sunaba. She is also an accomplished boxer with a record of 12-1.
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