One week after it announced the signing of former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight (135 pounds) Champion Sarah Kaufman to fight on its upcoming event on Saturday, Oct. 6, world championship women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships has announced that it is sending 2004 Olympic Wrestling Silver Medalist Sara McMann to compete in Strikeforce.
Two dangerous 26-year-old strikers will meet when former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman (15-2) and female knockout artist Kaitlin Young (7-6-1) face off at Invicta FC 3 on Oct. 6 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.
Ronda Rousey and Cyborg Santos have been lighting up the airwaves of MMA radio and the frontpages of MMA websites for the past few days since Rousey defended her Strikeforce bantamweight title against Sarah Kaufman on Saturday night. Kelvin Hunt tells you why a title fight isn’t needed to make this fight happen.
Coming off her 54-second armbar submission win over Sarah Kaufman this weekend, Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey talked with Inside MMA this evening about the fight all the fans want to see, her versus Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. And Cyborg fires back!
Following Ronda Rousey’s 54-second defeat of Sarah Kaufman Saturday night, her mother Dr. Ann Maria Rousey DeMars talked with ProMMAnow.com about her daughter’s enormous success, the nerves she experiences watching her daughter fight and her thoughts on Ronda doing the ESPN Body Issue.
ProMMAnow.com caught up with Strikeforce women’s bantamweight fighter Julie Kedzie following her third round submission loss to former champ Miesha Tate at “Rousey vs. Kaufman” Saturday night at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.