Marina Shafir just won her fifth MMA fight as an amateur. This past Sunday night Shafir submitted Nicole Upshaw at “University of MMA: Fight Night 5” at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Shafir is the reigning Tuff-N-Uff featherweight champion, and like her best friend Ronda Rousey before her, has been submitting all her opponents in the first round — actually, most of them within the first minute. This last win took her 1:53, but who’s counting.
UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey discusses her upcoming UFC 170 bout with Sara McMann during a media scrum held Monday in L.A. Rousey talks about fighting so soon after her recent win over Miesha Tate, facing a fellow Olympian, her loyalty to her coach Edmond Tarverdyan, living with her fellow Four Horsewomen and her upcoming movie projects. Enjoy.
It was first reported on Wednesday that TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena would have to withdraw from her UFC 171 bout against Jessica Andrade due to a knee injury suffered in training. At today’s UFC 169 pre-fight media scrum White explained why he advised Pena to “leave that gym now” as he recounted the story as it was told to him immediately after the incident by the “Venezuelan Vixen” herself.
The first episode of ProWMMA Now! of 2014 is loaded with great guests and tonight Gina and Emily return for their 49th installment. Roxanne Modafferi will return to the program to discuss her new book that is out, “Memoirs of a Happy Warrior”. Gina and Emily are reading it and they will discuss the first few chapter in a planned series of shows to go over Modafferi’s work.
Happy New Year! I was able to finally lock down Ronda Rousey’s 2004 Olympic Teammate and fellow Pro MMA Now Staff Writer Dr. Rhadi Ferguson to ask him some questions about Ronda Rousey and here’s what he had to say. Jack Bratcher: Dr. Ferguson, what is your assessment of Ronda’s last fight with Miesha Tate? … Read more