Women’s MMA’s Super Saturday is coming up quick, and with each day, more matches in different cities have been announced.
Sarah Goodlaxson (105 lbs) and Michele Sydor (145 lbs) will be on the Revolution Cage Fighting card in Illinois Jan. 30. This on an already packed night, including:
– The title match between #2 ranked Featherwieght Marloes Coenen and #1 ranked Cyborg Santos at Strikeforce Miami.
– #3 ranked 135 pounder Roxanne Modafferi facing Molly Helsel at King of the Cage Okinawa.
– The Freestyle Cage fighting tournament, which includes AJ Jenkins (16-2) facing Sarah Schnieder (4-2), Liz Carraro (5-5) facing Jan Finney (6-7), #7 ranked Jennifer Tate (5-1) facing Kaitlin Young (4-3), #4 ranked Shayna Baszler (9-6) facing Megumi Yabushita (18-15). And just announced #3 ranked 145 pounder Erin Toughill (10-2) will face Romy Ruyssen in a non-tournament match. HDNet passed on televising the event, put there is a possibility it will be live on the internet.
– Cat Albert faces Barb Honchak at Fight to Win: Phenoms in Denver.
– Alexandra Sanchez faces Melissa Lan, MMA Berlin Turniere 19 in Germany.
This last weekend, #10 ranked Bantamweight Miesha Tate won her bout with Valerie Coolbaugh via an armbar in 4:45 in the first round, retaining her FCF 135 pound title.
As for this weekend –
Christina Domke will face Bethany Marshall at Raging Wolf 6: The Mayhem Continues in Niagra Falls, NY and Leslie Smith faces Louise Johnson at KickDown 74: Grudge in Denver.
On next week’s column – the fighters give their picks on who will win the Coenen-Santos title match, and a breakdown on the 135 pound FCF tournament.
Women’s MMA’s Super Saturday
By: MarQ Piocos, News Editor