This week’s episode of Janet TV’s “Women’s Fight Night” is posted with an interview with amateur MMA fighter and BJJ champion Ashley Yoder. You can watch it here.
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In action from Thursday night, Rachael Cummins defeats Maia Kahaunaele via Armbar in round 2 at Fight Club OC in Costa Mesa, CA.
Also Thursday, Silvaneide Pereira def. Dany Felix by unanimous decision at Fight Arena MMA 6 in Brazil.
Friday morning at the Super Fight League in Mumbai, India, Manjit Kolekar def. Monika Mallik by unanimous decision. With the win, Kolekar is now 6-0.
Brittany Dugas will take on Courtney Stowe for their featherweight title, while Alex Stobbe faces Katy Collins.
Mei Yamagucgi will be back in a shootboxing ring June 23 as she will take on Lorena Kline for the opportunity to face Shootbox champion RENA. Also on the card, there will be tournament featuring Andy Souwer, Shishido Daiki, and Suzuki Hiroak.
This week on the Wombat Sports podcast we will interview recent UFC signee and veteran fighter Rosi Sexton on her upcoming match with Alexis Davis, plus her work with SafeMMA in the UK. You can listen here Sunday at 1 p.m. pacific/4 p.m. eastern.
Although they haven’t found a matchmaker to book it yet, Maria Hougaard Djursaa and Yana Kunitskaya have agreed to rematch each other at some point this year. Djursaa is the only blemish on Kunitskaya’s record, with Djursaa getting the decision win in their first match back in 2010.
At Sparta Combat League in Denver, CO, #7 Unified ranked atomweight Lacey Schukman returns to action as she faces a pro debuter in Jody Lynn Reicher. Schukman is coming off a win over Darla Harris and has found a home in the atomweight division. Reicher is hoping to have better success as a pro coming off a losing record as an amteur.
In Poland, Karolina Kowalkiewicz will take on Marta Chojnoka in a battle for the KSW flyweight title. Kowalkiewicz is coming off a win over Paulina Bonkowska by unanimous decision, while Chojnoka is coming off a submission in her MMA debut.
In ammy MMA action:
- Let’s Fight 7 MMA in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada will feature a pair of bouts, including Nina Rutherford vs. Aurelie Bolduc and Jade Blais vs. Nazdana Zirakhi
- Two female bouts are booked for LegacyFC’s Amateur Series on Houston, TX. Ashley Cannon will take on Colbey Northcutt, while Leomana Martinez faces Rene Saucedo.
- In a battle for the Universal Cage Combat featherweight title, Hannah Fitzpatrick will take on Amanda Rose-Wyatt in Lawrenceburg , IN.
- At Reality Fighting in Uncasville, CT, Dasha Hamilton will take on Fernanda Araujo.
In boxing, Victoria Argueta will defend her WBC Silver minimumweight title for the first time against Suri Tapia in Guerrero, Mexico. Argueta won the title in March and has only lost once. Tapia is coming off a decision loss this past May after going on a seven fight win streak.
Nadia Hokmi and Guadalupe Martinez will battle for the vacant WBF bantamweight title in Morocco. Hokmi is riding a nine fight win streak and is the former WIBF super flyweight champion. Martinez is coming off a unanimous decsion loss to interim WBA super flyweight champion Daniela Romina Bermudez this past April.
In other boxing action
- Gabriela Marcela Zapata battles Gabriela Ramos inSanta Fe, Argentina
- In Kunming, China, Li Yun Ting vs. Naina Rani
Three female title bouts will be a part of the Fighter’s Legion kickbxoing card in Differdange, Luxembourg.
- Claire Haigh will defend her 62 kg ISKA World Title against Veronica Vernocchitab.
- In an amateur title bout, Corrina Michely faces Caroline André for the FLB Luxembourg International Title
- Also Kelly Rischard takes on Laétitia Locascio for the amateur FLB Luxembourg Title