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The MRS (WMMA and Boxing News Plus Results) – July 21
by Wombat Sports
posted July 21, 2014 at 9:32pm

Miscellaneous News Congratulations to Ronda Rousey on breaking not only a WMMA barrier but a MMA one in general, being the first Mixed Martial Artist to win an Espy. She was awarded “Female Athlete of the Year” at the sports awards. You can w...more

Open Letter to New WMMA Fans – A New World to Discover
by Wombat Sports
posted July 18, 2014 at 10:29pm

Santos Courtesy Astra Fight Team I have been wanting for a while to write to the new influx of fans that came during the Rousey/UFC era and welcome you to what I have been writing about for the past 6 years.  Love her or hate her, Ronda Rousey had...more

by Women's MMA Roundup
posted July 16, 2014 at 10:12pm

WHO'S NEXT FOR RONDA ROUSEY? - ROUNDUP - JULY 15, 2014 In the wake of UFC 175 and Ronda Rousey's 16 second KO victory over Alexis Davis, Zuffa is looking to sign more talent to the 135 division. Dana finally lands breakout standup phenom Holly... From:...more

Amanda Bell to Square off with Marina Shafir in August
by Wombat Sports
posted July 16, 2014 at 10:09pm

Bell Shafir After a few opponent changes, Marina Shafir will now has her toughest opponent yet in InvictaFC vet Amanda Bell. Bell’s management announce the bout Tuesday. The fight will take place at Chaos At The Casino 5 in Inglewood, CA...more

Ana Julaton Returns to Action at OneFC in August
by Wombat Sports
posted July 15, 2014 at 9:10pm

Mazepa Julaton Boxing champion Ana Julaton is back in the MMA cage, and this time it will be a fire fight against Russian Muay Thai kickboxer Irina Mazepa. The match was announced this past week and will take place on OneFC’s card in Dub...more

Four Fights Booked for MMA Super Heroes 5
by Wombat Sports
posted July 15, 2014 at 9:06pm

MMA Super Heroes continues its efforts to be the place for female fights in Brazil with four bouts set for their August 2nd card. In the co-main event, strawweight tournament winner Renata Baldan will look for her fourth win as a pro as she takes o...more

Close and Personal with Invicta FC Fighter NicDali Rivera-Calanoc
by syndee
posted July 10, 2014 at 10:22pm

When a fighter is described as the “Female Wanderlei Silva” by King Mo due to her hard charging and aggressive style, I had to know more about her....more

by syndee
posted July 10, 2014 at 10:21pm

Check out the new series on Iconici TV MMA Just before Rose Namajunas left to join the rest of The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 cast to begin filming in Las Vegas. Rose demonstrates how to set up one of her favorite elbow techniques, accompanied by Ic...more

Cat Zingano Makes Return to Face Amanda Nunes at UFC 178
by Wombat Sports
posted July 10, 2014 at 8:26pm

Zingano Nunes Cat Zingano’s title shot will have to wait. The undefeated #1 contender will return to the UFC September 27 in Las Vegas to take on Amanda Nunes in a fight that could determine who is the next person to face champion Ronda Rouse...more

Close and Personal with WMMA Jessy Rose
by syndee
posted July 10, 2014 at 4:55pm

Close and Personal with WMMA Jessy Rose "Jessy Jess" Clark This Australian up and coming star got my attention with the news from her last dominating win by out-striking and out-working her opponent Kate De Silva in the second round at XFC 21....more

2014 Half Year Report – Pro WMMA Stats by the Numbers
by Wombat Sports
posted July 8, 2014 at 8:46pm

Letourneau vs. Phillips Courtesy UFC We are over half way done with 2014 and we are looking at yet another spurt in growth of the women’s pro divisions of MMA. We are one pace to to reach the 600 mark as the last half of the year tends to be the...more

Weekend Results – Rousey Gets Second Striking Finish; Moras Gets 1st UFC Win
by Wombat Sports
posted July 7, 2014 at 9:07pm

Pro MMA Courtesy UFC Ronda Rousey got her second finish that wasn’t an armbar Saturday at she has able to get to a knockout in 16 seconds over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. Rousey and Davis took the center of the octagon quickly with Da...more

IMMA Federation World Championships Conclude in Vegas
by Wombat Sports
posted July 6, 2014 at 7:46pm

Ribas Courtesy Eduardo Ferreira It was an action packed first year for the IMMA Federation’s World Championships. Many fighters from around the world traveled to Las Vegas, NV to test their skills and make an impact on the international stage. T...more

TUF 20 Primer – Rivials, Friends, and What to Look Out for
by Wombat Sports
posted July 5, 2014 at 9:37am

With the full cast announced and inside the house, the The Ultimate Fighter 20 cast are ready to make tv magic and turn heads. Some of the more recent WMMA fans or those UFC fans that will be tuning in may not know the history between some of the fighters...more

July 2014 Rankings – Fly and Feather See Movement
by Wombat Sports
posted July 1, 2014 at 9:23pm

Jedrzejczyk With her win over Rosi Sexton at Cage Warriors, Joanna Jedrzejczyk moves from #5 to #4 in the flyweight rankungs this month. With Jedrzejczyk now signed to the UFC, she will most likely drop off the list next month as she will be ...more

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Signs to UFC; Faces Lima in Debut
by Wombat Sports
posted June 30, 2014 at 10:24pm

Jedrzejczyk Lima Coming off a huge win over Rosi Sexton, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has signed to the UFC. The Polish prospect will take on Brazilian Juliana Lima in what will be the second strawweight fight in the promotion at UFC on Fox 12 card in San Jo...more

Thai Boxing Association Tournament Crowns 2014 Champions
by Wombat Sports
posted June 30, 2014 at 5:02pm

Lee The annual amateur Thai Boxing Association tournament took place this past weekend in Des Moines, Iowa with some of North America’s best kickboxing vying for championships in over a couple of dozen divisions. Over a hundred female competitors...more

The MRS (WMMA and WBoxing News) June 27
by Wombat Sports
posted June 28, 2014 at 9:25am

Miscellaneous News At PXC Friday morning in Guam, Cortney Casey defeats Tomo Maesawa by TKO (corner stoppage) round 1. Rin Nakai is officially a part of the UFC. Nakai was at the UFC Japan press conference Thursday, formally announcing the fight be...more

Close and Personal With Pro WMMA Fighter Stevie VanAssche
by syndee
posted June 23, 2014 at 12:08pm

Stevie VanAssche is a pro WMMA fighter who trains at The Submission Factory in Wenatchee Wash. What first got my attention with Stevie was the video of her last fight at Conquest of the Cage back in May against Kristen Stenzel. Stevie took away the ...more

European MMA Pioneer Rosi Sexton Retires
by Wombat Sports
posted June 21, 2014 at 9:58am

Sexton Rosi Sexton officially announced on her website her retirement from competition after a 12 year run in MMA Thursday. Sexton ends her storied career with a 13-5 record. After three losses, Sexton felt she had more to offer outside the cage than ...more

The MRS – (WMMA & WBoxing News) June 20, 2014
by Wombat Sports
posted June 21, 2014 at 9:49am

Miscellaneous News Quick reminder to check out our sponsors MMA Somnia and xxIonxx performance bands. Make sure to shop at these places as they continue to support Wombat Sports. In pro MMA action Thursday, Kelly McGill defeated Leslie Rodriguez vi...more

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