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MMA Full Contact is proud to dedicate a portion of our site to Women’s MMA. Although it still occasionally struggles to find the same acceptance as Men’s MMA, when given the chance, the women have proved time and time again that they bring it! Technical, hard-hitting, and fast-paced, Women’s MMA often steals any show that it appears on. In recognition of this, major MMA organizations like EliteXC and Strikeforce have added some great female fights to their events in the last few years, and Strikeforce even broke new ground when their nationally televised August 2009 event was headlined by Gina Carano fighting Cristiane Santos for the Women’s Lightweight Championship.

With that in mind, MMAFC has aligned with the top advocates of Women’s MMA, Fightergirls.com. They’ve been involved with the sport since its inception and continue to be the top resource for Women’s MMA news and statistics. They’ve even evolved to include a clothing line!

Women’s MMA has also seen recognition as headliners to mainstream MMA events. When this occurs the betting lines have picked up these fights, all of which adds to the fact that they are here to stay. So even within online casino reviews USA you will continue to see the number of female fighters growing in the sport and within the betting lines.

New articles will be added on a weekly basis, so continue to check back often.

Here is the latest news provided by our colleagues at Fightergirls.com:

Tonya Evinger Returns Tonya Evinger Returns

Welcome to the weekly Fightergirls MMA Insider column brought to you by your source for women’s MMA gear and clothing, Fightergirls.com. Here is the news for this week. The new women’s rankings are up with several debuts into the list…. 

Rosi Sexton Returns to the Cage Rosi Sexton Returns to the Cage

To update you on the possible Bellator 115 pound tournament, Fightergirls was able to talk to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. He said that the tournament is something they are working hard on, but cannot confirm as of yet. He also stated the tournament will… 

LaRosa vs. Modaferri Slated for May Rematch LaRosa vs. Modaferri Slated for May Rematch

A huge announcement was made from the Korean MMA promotion Moosin, who are preparing to hold the first MMA event in Massachusetts. Top pound-for-pound fighter Tara LaRosa will be facing #2 ranked 135 pounder Roxanne Modafferi in a catch weight bout at… 

Toughill Leaving Strikeforce? Toughill Leaving Strikeforce?

#2 ranked 145 pounder Erin Toughill has announced on her Facebook that she is leaving Strikeforce. In her post, Toughill stated “I will no longer be fighting for Strikeforce. It’s a personal decision that I made & one that was NOT made in haste,… 

Miesha Tate to AKA? Miesha Tate to AKA?

#10 ranked 135 pounder Alexis Davis will be replacing #6 ranked Jennifer Tate in her semi-final match with #3 ranked Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler in the Freestyle Cage Fighting Women’s Bantamweight Grand Prix on March 27. Tate withdrew from… 

Women’s MMA Rankings Change Women’s MMA Rankings Change

The Women’s MMA rankings are up, as the 135 pound division has been shaken up a bit. With her victory over Hitmoni Akano, Strikeforce 135 pound champion Sarah Kaufman is ranked #1 in the division, with last month’s #3 ranked fighter Roxanne Modafferi… 

Kaufman Dominates, Crowned Strikeforce Champ Kaufman Dominates, Crowned Strikeforce Champ

Congratulations to #1 ranked 135 pounder Sarah Kaufman, who won the first ever Strikeforce Welterweight title. It wasn’t an exciting match, with Kaufman and Hashi keeping it on their feet. Kaufman was able to knock down Hashi a few times, with Kaufman… 

Ranked Women See Action Ranked Women See Action

Five ranked fighters will see action this weekend. The biggest and most anticipated match will be for the Strikeforce 135 pound title, as #1 ranked Sarah Kaufman (10-0) will face number #2 ranked Takayo Hashi (12-1) at the Strikeforce Challengers event… 

Huge Upset in Women’s MMA Huge Upset in Women’s MMA

There was a huge upset in the 115 pound division, as #6 ranked Megumi “V1” Yamaguchi (6-2) defeated #3 ranked Yu-ka Tsuji (22-2) via Rear Naked Choke at 1:16 of R1, making Yamaguchi the new Jewel’s flyweight champion. This avenges her loss… 

Super Saturday Fast Approaching Super Saturday Fast Approaching

As Super Saturday approaches this week, two of the most prominent events deal with the Strikeforce: Miami title match between #1 ranked Cyborg Santos and #2 ranked Marloes Coenen and the Freestyle Cage Fighting 135 Women’s Grand Prix. The FCF Grand… 

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