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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.

Muay Thai Friday – November 21
Recent Fight Results Miklasova On November 14th marked the GirlsPower 60 kg tournament in Liepaja, Latvia. Ivana Miklasova of Slovakia took home the title after defeating  Anna Tatjana Lie Norum of Norway by decision in the finals. Mik...[Read on]
Lee Replaces Porto to Face Modafferi at InvictaFC 10
Courtesy InvictaFC After a visa issue has sidetracked Vanessa Porto from getting into the country, Andrea Lee will replace the title contender against Roxanne Modafferi at InvictaFC December 5. Lee (2-0) made an impressive debut over Shannon Sinn at I...[Read on]
Weekend Results: Eye Defeats Smith; Aguilar Retains & Kianzad Gains a Title
Pro WMMA Courtesy Yahoo Sports Jessica Eye looked impressive in her win against a very game Leslie Smith at UFC 180 in Mexico City, Mexico, which aired live on Fox Sports 1. Eye’s striking proved to be the factor in the fight, as Eye damag...[Read on]
Ashlee Evans Smith Signs to the UFC; Faces Pennington in UFC Debut
Smith Pennington WSOF vet Ashlee Evans-Smith has signed to the UFC. The undefeated CFA tournament champ will be the replacement for Holly Holm against Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 December 6 in Las Vegas. Pennington announced the match-up on her fa...[Read on]
Jessica Aguilar Maintains Number 1 Status; Looks for WSOF Win to Cement it
Courtesy WSOF The current number 1 ranked strawweight on the planet isn’t in the UFC, and it doesn’t bother Jessica Aguilar one bit. The World Series of Fighting champion is defending her title Saturday against the #8 ranked Kalindra ...[Read on]
After Three Year Absence, veteran Molly Helsel to Return to Action
Long time journeywoman fighter Molly Helsel is ready to come back to the fold. After starting a family and helping her gym, Undisputed Tuscan, grow in Tuscan, AZ, the 22 fight veteran will enter the cage for the first time since 2011 to take on pro debut...[Read on]
Hannah Kampf Talks Return to ICF; Improving Skills
Originally posted on Montana Cage MMA: Courtesy Ryan Hall Hannah Kampf is ready to impress the Intense Championship Fighting crowd again. The kickboxer turned MMA fighter got a win over Tagina Devereaux at ICF’s all female card this past s...[Read on]
Seven Matches Complete InvictaFC 10 Card
Tuesday morning, InvictaFC released the rest of the matches for their upcoming 10th card in Houston, TX December 5. In what will be a flyweight contender’s match, #3 Unified ranked Jennifer Maia will face #5 ranked DeAnna Bennett. Maia (9-3-1) has...[Read on]
OKG Showcases Future of Women’s Muay Thai in Vegas
Ochoa Courtesy Fight Life Media One Kick Gym held a Muay Thai card Saturday night and six girls stepped up to test their skills. All the female fighters were under 18 and the event was sanctioned by the United States Muay Thai Association (USMTA). Mos...[Read on]
DEEP-JEWELS Champ Seo Hee Ham Signs to UFC; DEEP Announces NYE Show
Ham After her successful title defense on Monday, DEEP-JEWELS 106 champ Seo Hee Ham has signed to the UFC. Charlie Jewett of the CJ Report tweeted the news after several Korean websites broke the story. Korea’s Ham (15-5) has won six straight fi...[Read on]