In an effort to develop female talent in Mexico, Xtreme Kombat MMA has announced a flyweight tournament August 31 in Cuautitlán Izcalli, Mexico. MMARising.com broke the news Monday.
Four competitors have been announced for the tournament.
- Anely Jimenez (7-0) – Having finished all but one opponent in her career, she started her career in 2008 with three straight submission victories. She is one of Mexico’s top talent and will be dropping from 135 to 125 for the tournament.
- Alexa Grasso (2-0) – Starting her career last December, she has yet to see a second round having two finishes to her credit.
- Karina Rodriguez (1-0) – Debuting in June, she got a first round TKO over fellow debuter Gabriela Garcia.
- Sandra Chimeyo (pro debut) – Training out of Top Brothers MMA, she is coming from a BJJ background.
No word on if the event will be televised or streamed. The pairings will be announced at weigh-ins. No word on when the finals will take place.