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Gina Carano Out of Comeback Match in Strikeforce; Kaufman vs. Carmouche Signed for July
posted on June 7, 2011 at 9:30pm

The comeback will have to wait. Strikeforce announced today that Gina Carano is out of her match with Sarah D'Alelio due to undisclosed medical reasons. Carano did pass the Texas Athletic Commission physical, but her personal physician did not clear he...more

Miesha Tate vs. Marloes Coenen Announced Plus More News
posted on June 6, 2011 at 7:30am

New NAAFS chmapion Ais "The Bash" Daly   In breaking news, #9 ranked 125 pounder and Ireland's own Aisling Daly has gotten a well deserved win over #10 ranked Jessica Eye at the NAAFS card in Cleveland, OH over the weekend, making her the new champion...more

Video - Strikeforce Champ Cyborg Santos Dominate at BJJ Worlds
posted on June 3, 2011 at 9:08pm

As much of a superstar as champion Cris Cyborg Santos is in the Strikeforce cage, she has only been competing at the top level of Brazilain jiu-jitsu for the past two years. She has competed at the Abu Dhabi World Championships a few years ago, which some...more

Olympian Impressive Pro MMA Debut Plus More MMA News
posted on May 30, 2011 at 4:23am

Welcome to the Fightergirls column brought to you by your source for women’s mma gear and clothing Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week.   Sara McMann at the UCC Weigh-ins Courtesy Adenei Photography Olympic silver me...more

G2 Women’s MMA Summit July 1-3: Seminars, Fights, and Networking
posted on May 27, 2011 at 6:00am

GFight has been a leader in women’s MMA, hosting an annual conference of some of the best female fighters on the planet to help support the next generation. This year, the event heads to Vegas. Tuff-n-uff MMA has teamed up with GFight to host the...more

Colleen Schnieder Racks up 17 second TKO, Julie Kedzie Sighs with Strikeforce, Plus More MMA News
posted on May 23, 2011 at 9:37am

Welcome to the Fightergirls column brought to you by your source for women’s mma gear and clothing Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week. Colleen Schneider Racks up a Quick Win Colleen Schneider has been a pro since last Aug...more

Hel’z Belles: Montana's Latest Roller Derby Addition
posted on May 22, 2011 at 5:20am

Roller Derby is spreading like wildfire across the nation as teams are starting in smaller and bigger cities. Montana is no exception. In a year’s span, four teams have former in the Treasure State, including the newly developed Hel’z Bell...more

Strikeforce Announces Carano's Opponent Plus More MMA News
posted on May 16, 2011 at 7:43am

Welcome to the Fightergirls column brought to you by your source for women’s mma gear and clothing Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week. LaVoy (right) stops Gutierrez (left) Courtesy Chicago MMAniacs Amanda LaVoy snapp...more

Looks vs. Talent – the Biggest Question in Women’s MMA
posted on May 16, 2011 at 12:55am

Gina Carano in Maxim Magazine I was on a recent episode of “MMA Gospel” to debate the future of the women’s division in MMA, which is a great two hour debate if you have time. On the panel was MMA fighter Michelle Ould, Chris Schenk f...more

Strikeforce Fighters Meet with Zuffa Brass, Rousey Heads North of the Border, plus More MMA News
posted on May 9, 2011 at 6:32am

Welcome to the Fightergirls column brought to you by your source for women’s mma gear and clothing Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week.   Amanda Nunes on set at her Zuffa photoshoot Women’s MMA has a big opport...more

Princess Kate - The Athlete Under the Tiara
posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:30pm

Princess Kate Rowing for a Cause in 2007 (All photos courtesy The London Daily Mail) With all the "Royal Wedding" talk going on Friday, some people have been critical about the perception of royalty and where women stand in it. Princess Kate is lookin...more

WTS Podcast - Wrestling Champion Mickie James
posted on April 28, 2011 at 6:32pm

Some people might not consider it a sport, but pro-wrestling takes a lot of physical ability and toughness to entertain fans week in and week out. Total Non-Stop Action's Knockout women's champion Mickie James took some time out of her busy schedule to...more

Gaff Upsets The Bash Olympic Medalist Makes Pro MMA Debut Plus More MMA News
posted on April 26, 2011 at 7:32am

Welcome to the Fightergirls column brought to you by your source for women’s mma gear and clothing Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week.   Gaff Takes out Daly Courtesy MMAMail.com There is a new 125 pounder making waves in Europe. ...more

Women's MMA - Deep Potential
posted on April 21, 2011 at 4:41am

Strikeforce Grand Prix Participants Courtesy Ester Lin Okay. I admit it. There are more male fighters than females in MMA. Does that mean there is no depth in the women’s division? Absolutely not. I was recently a guest on MMA Gospel Radio, deba...more

Journalist Verses the News Blogger – An MMA Perspective
posted on April 20, 2011 at 4:23am

  Information is powerful. So powerful in fact that in the past we had to rely on television, newspapers, and radio to make sure what was going on in our world. Our information streams were relatively clean, with some mistakes and editorial editio...more

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Wombat sports is dedicated to women in combat sports. Former news editor of “Fightergirls” MarQ Piocos has been covering Women’s MMA for over three years, having picked up coverage of wrestling, boxing, and grappling. It is his vision to bring some of the best coverage to help bring and promote the ever expanding popularity of women’s MMA, wrestling, and martial arts with some of the best writers and athletes.

The MRS (WMMA & WBoxing News, Rumors, and Results) August 18
Miscellaneous News The XFC has announced the first five female bouts of their second Brazilian season, and it will prove to be a truly international affair. On September 27 in Araraquara, Brazil, the XFC will kick off their 125 tournament and crown a st...[Read on]
Nordic Coliseum Boxing Ready for Historic All Female Card
West & Gerula What the increasing demand for women’s pro boxing in North America, Nordic Coliseum Boxing is hoping to bank on 14 fighters on their initial card Friday night. The main event will see American star Kaliesha West (16-1-3) take o...[Read on]
InvictaFC’s Ashley Cummins on the Front Lines at Ferguson Riots
Cummins Several years ago, Ashley Cummins decided she wanted to serve her community as a police officer for the St. Louis Police department. She couldn’t have imagined the scene she would be involved in in Ferguson, MO. Among the violent protest...[Read on]
The MRS (WMMA and WBoxing News and Results) – Aug. 11
Miscellaneous News X-1 World Events will be holding a card at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii September 26. Three female bouts have been announced featuring some familiar faces. InvictaFC vet Raquel Pa’aluhi will look to even her recor...[Read on]
Kailin Curran to Fight Paige VanZant in October
Curran VanZant The UFC continues to expand their strawweight division as Kailin Curran has signed to the promotion. She and current signee Paige VanZant will slug it out at UFC Fight Night in Halifax, Canada October 4 according to a post on MMAFight...[Read on]
TUFF Girls – The Card that Changed Amateur WMMA
Palmer vs. VanDermeer Courtesy Dave Mandel/Sherdog It was five years ago a card was held in the amateur ranks that launched careers and made a statement that the amateur women’s divisions were expanding. Tuff-n-uff already broke some barriers in...[Read on]
Milana Dudieva UFC Debut Planned for China
Phillips Dudieva Long time Russian MMA standout Milana Dudieva will look to make an immediate impact in the UFC as she heads to China to face Elizabeth Phillips. The match is planned to take place at UFC Fight Night Macao August 29 according to seve...[Read on]
The MRS (WMMA and Boxing News Plus Results) – July 21
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...[Read on]
Open Letter to New WMMA Fans – A New World to Discover
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...[Read on]
Amanda Bell to Square off with Marina Shafir in August
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...[Read on]

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Little League World Series
Aug 14 - 24: Williamsport
Dukes OceanFest
Aug 16 - 24: Waikiki Beach

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