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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.

20 for TUF 20 – Confirmed List of Tryout Fighters
As you may know “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ tryouts are this Monday and we are expected a solid turnout. Not surprising many have been vocal about making the trip to Vegas to get into what has become the most prestigious tournament in women&rsqu...[Read on]
Weekend Results – Tate Gets 1st UFC Win; Persoon Gains 4th World Title
Pro MMA Miesha Tate has gotten her first UFC, defeating Liz Carmouche at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando, Florida Saturday by unanimous decision. Tate (14-5) looked a little sluggish in the first round, with Carmouche controlling the takedown and g...[Read on]
Montenegro versus Acevedo to Main Event ICF All Female Card
Intense Cage Fight will have a solid main event with two solid strawweight prospects. Amy Cadwell-Montenegro and Rosa Acevedo will headline the all female card in Great Falls, MT May 16. Washington’s Montenegro (3-0) is looking to win her 4th...[Read on]
The MRS (WMMA & WBoxing News) – April 19
Miscellaneous News In pro MMA action from Friday night, Lacey Schuckman submitted Melissa Meyers by rear naked choke 1:35 round 1 at Fight to Win MMA in Denver. In Shoot Boxing in Tokyo, Japan, Rena Kubota defeated Seo Hee Im by KO (Standing Guillotine ...[Read on]
Weekend Results: Shafir Wins Pro Debut; Holmes & Moyle Advance at Tuff-n-uff
Pro MMA World Class Judoka Marina Shafir was successful in her pro debut this past weekend, taking on last minute opponent Chandra Engel by armbar at Chaos at the Casino 4 in Inglewood, CA. Shafir got the takedown early, and tried for the...[Read on]
Alexis Davis Gets Next UFC Title Shot Against Ronda Rousey
Rousey Davis UFC champion Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis will throw down for the gold July 5th in Vegas. UFC president Dana White tweeted the news Friday night. It was expected that Rousey would be defending the title against #1 contender Cat Z...[Read on]
The MRS – April 11
Miscellaneous News In MMA action Wednesday at OFC 2 in Brazil, Bruna Vargas defeated Rafaela Garcia via Unanimous Decision and Carolina Karasek defeats Nanda Gadea via TKO in round 1. On Thursday, Rosy Duarte defeated Cristina Araujo via Armbar in round...[Read on]
Muay Thai Thursday – April 10
Results New Zealand’s “Leathal Ladies” held a card which featured a battle for the WKBF New Zealand Welterweight (66.8 kg) title. Natalia Teller outpointed Melody Downs to win the title. In other action on the card: Glonaz Tabar...[Read on]
Future Stars – Gianna Cilenti
Nine year old Gianna “BamBam” Cilenti is preparing early for her future career as a MMA fighter. The New York native trains grappling and kickboxing at Nanuet Tiger Schulman School and BJJ at Renzo Gracie’s Academy in new Jersey.&n...[Read on]
Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith II Set for TUF Nations Finale Next Week
Courtesy Ester Lin/InvictaFC After Amanda Nunes had to withdraw from her match with Sarah Kaufman next week due to a thumb injury, MMA fans will get a rematch of what was “Fight of the Year” nominee last year. Leslie Smith will get a secon...[Read on]