We posted the new Unified rankings last week, but the only changes were in atomweight division. Lacey Schuckman entered the rankings at #7, pushing Stephanie Frausto (8), Diana Rael (9), Sadae Numuta (10) down a spot.
Early Friday morning in the Philippines, Kailin Curran defeated Kaiyana Rain via Unanimous Decision at PXC 36.
Boxers are rallying to get their fights on U.S. TV. Kaliesha West did an interview on the Sweet Science website with some compelling arguments.
Angelica Chavez (4-2) finally has an opponent for her fight at XFC 23 in Louisville, KY April 19. Stephanie Skinner (2-4) will step up to face Chavez in the growing 105 division. The match will air on AXS TV.
Two days later on April 21, Kikuyo Ishikawa and Miyoko Kusaka will sqaure off at Pancrase in Okinawa, Japan.
Pro atomweights Jinh Yu and Meghan Wright will fight for the Sugar Creek Showdown title April 6 in Hinton, Ok. This will be Yu’s pro debut.
Word is InvictaFC 6 will be sometime in June or July.
This weekend will be the busiest of the month with over a dozen female fights.
Saturday is featuring 3 pro bouts.
- Nikita Netjes vs. Jozette Cotton at Disorderly Conduct 17:in Omaha, NE
- Lina Eklund vs Marzena Wojas at IRFA 4 on Stockholm, Sweden
- Duda Yankovich vs Daniela Cristina at Bitetti Combat in Brazil
Action starts Friday as…
- Jules Winter vs. RiRi Whiting –for theSteelfist Fights 135 title in Orem, UT
- Up north in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, Lynnell House takes on Susy Watson at Warpath MMA
- Marley D’Ettorre will take on Katlyn Chookagian at EFC 6: Relentless in. Woodland Park, NJ.This will stream on GoFIghtLive.tv for $10.
- Two bouts are set at Rumble at the Roselands in Portland, OR. Katie Howard and Robin Woods will fight for the 130 pound title, while Myndi Stalnaker will take on Hillary VanOrnum for the light heavyweight title. The event wopn’t be streamed, however Glena Avila (@MMAHeartless) will be tweeting results.
- in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Livia Renata Souza takes on Cintia Candela in both of their MMA debuts at PredadorFC 23.
- Jenna Fox and Kim Woods will battle for the ECR bantamweight title at Caged Aggression in Rock Island, IL.
- Mercedes Gonzales will face Mariah Schenkelberg at Grand Junction Fight Night in Colorado Springs, CO.
- Raja Amasheh vs. Corina Carlescu in Saarland, Germany
- Cecilia Sofia Mena vs. Valeria Gramajo in Tucuman, Argentina
- Anna Boyarkina vs. Judy Waguthii in Moscow, Russia
- Christina McMahon vs. Karina Kopinska in Dundalk, Ireland
- Naoko Fujioka vs. Maribel Ramirez in Tokyo, Japan
- Erica Anabella Farias (c) vs. Liliana Palmera for the WBC female lightweight title in Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Kate Stables vs. Ruth Ashdown for the WBC International Super Flyweight title in Liverpool, England
- Brenda Mace vs. Pauline David in Lorie, France