All fighters hit their mark on the scales yesterday ahead of tonight’s Invicta FC 13 event that takes place at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Brera Ballroom. Cristiane Justino will defend her Invicta title against hard charger Faith Van Duin. The vacant bantamweight title will be up for grabs as Tonya Evinger meets Irene Aldana. A … Read more
The Four Horsewomen featherweight Marina Shafir (1-1) took to the cage tonight in her sophomore showing as a professional. Talk has been Shafir was eyeing a fight eventually with Cris Cyborg Justino but she would have to win her fight at Chaos at the Casino in California to make that happen sooner. That fight is … Read more
By: Joey Krebs GLENDALE, Calif. — The Four Horsewomen Clinic was a big hit this weekend at the Glendale Fighting Club where UFC women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, along with Marina Shafir, Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke, hosted a power punch clinic which benefitted the non-profit Didi Hirsch Foundation. Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is … Read more
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.
“I want to say thank you to Ronda for changing my life forever.” Those were the words of undefeated female MMA fighter Marina Shafir following her 59-second victory over Danielle Mack at Tuff-N-Uff’s “Mayhem in Mesquite II” Saturday night. Like Ronda Rousey, Shafir also comes from a judo background and guess how she finished the fight — you guessed it — via armbar — just like the signature move of her BFF. Shafir trains alongside Rousey at Glendale Fighting Club under the tutelage of coach Edmond Tarverdyan.