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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.

UFC 178 Post Fight Presser – Listen to Cat Zingano after her Victory
Courtesy UFC Cat Zingano made a successful return to the UFC as she defeated Amanda Nunes in what was a fight of the year candidate. Overcoming adversity in the first, Zingano pulled off some awesome wresling moves and got thew TKO in round 3. You can...[Read on]
Hook’n’Shoot Inks Deal with UFC Fight Pass
The pioneers of WMMA are coming to UFC Fight Pass. Hook’n’Shoot announced late Friday evening they have signed a deal with the UFC streaming and digital library service. The deal will include their 19 years of events and tape delayed upcoming...[Read on]
“Glena” Documentary Goes Inside Motherhood, Starting Late, and Tackling Struggles in WMMA
For 15 minutes, Glena Avila is a warrior in a cage and the person people cheer (or sometimes boo) for. Outside the arena, she is a warrior in a different way. Showtime premiered “Glena” Thursday night which followed Avila for a year as she en...[Read on]
Jessica Eye versus Leslie Smith Booked for UFC Mexico
Smith Eye It will be a shootout south of the border for Jessica Eye and Leslie Smith. The two will square off at UFC’s first ever Mexico card November 15. Eye (10-2-; 1 NC) is coming off a close split decision loss to title challenger Al...[Read on]
Barb Honchak to Defend her Title Against Takayo Hashi at InvictaFC 9
Honchak Hashi InvictaFC flyweight champion Barb Honchak will be fighting in her hometown as she takes on Japanese vet Takayo Hashi at InvictaFC 9 in Davenport, Iowa November 1. Honchak (9-2) has been on a roll since her split decision loss to TUF 2...[Read on]
Video – Interview with Stephanie Skinner Ahead of Fight with
Stephanie Skinner has waited two long years to fight Angelica Chavez and after her backing out twice due to health issues, Skinner is hoping third time is a charm. Skinner is looking for a much needed win to help jump start her career and impress her new...[Read on]
TUF 20 Primer – What You Should Know Going in
After what seemed like a long 9 months, we are ready to see the start of what will be the most exciting season of The Ultimate Fighter, whicjh will air on Fox Sports 1. Sixteen fighters will vie for for the first ever UFC strawweight championship in what...[Read on]
Video – Charmaine Tweet Talks Win; Going up in Weight
Courtesy Ester Lin/InvictaFC Being there in person, you saw a different Charmaine Tweet that you may have in the past. No MMA fighters are ever smiling ear to ear during weight cuts, but Tweet seemed like the happiest fighter on the planet and tipping...[Read on]
Video – InvictaFC 8 Pre-fight Interview with Champion Michelle Waterson
Courtesy Ester Lin/InvictaFC In what was a hectic few months, Atomweight champion Michelle Waterson has become the face of InvictaFC in their return to action. Waterson is now focused on defending her title for the first time in the tough and dura...[Read on]
InvictaFC 8 Preview – Alexa Grasso vs. Ashley Cummins
For the three days we will previewing InvictaFC 8 which will emanate from Kansas City Municipal Auditorium September 6, and will stream on UFC Fight Pass. Check out Wombat Sports as we will give you continuing coverage live on location. Fourth fight s...[Read on]