The finals for the all-women’s Ultimate Fighter season 20 took place Friday night from the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Fighting in the finals for the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight championship were Carla Esparza, representing Team Pettis, and Rose Namajunas, representing Team Melendez. Despite being taken down three times in round one, Namajunas came out aggressive … Read more
http://youtu.be/iMM6Pim4AWs Rose Namajunas finally put Team Melendez on the scoreboard on The Ultimate Fighter 20. Rose and her fiancee Pat Barry joined Karyn Bryant after Wednesday’s episode to discuss the bout. Rose also opened up about abuse she’s experienced in her own life and why she chose to reveal that on the show. [ads1] [ads2] … Read more
All the guessing games can be over as the complete cast of The Ultimate Fighter 20 was announced earlier today. We had previously known all but eight of the contestants but following tryouts earlier this year the finals slots were filled and the show is ready to start filming. This will be the first season … Read more
Twenty-four-year-old Tecia Torres is undefeated in her mixed martial arts career. She went 7-0 as an amateur and is currently 4-0 as a pro, with wins over such names as Paige VanZant, Rose Namajunas, and most recently, Felice Herrig — all inside the Invicta FC cage. Torres is one of the strawweight female fighters the … Read more
The first season of all women contestants will get two lightweight powerhouse’s as their coaches for the upcoming installment of The Ultimate Fighter. Dana White tweeted the press release late last night to announce that Anthony Pettis will head up a team of strawweights and put them against a crew coached by Gilbert Melendez.
Is the UFC missing someone from the list of ladies signed to The Ulitmate Fighter 20. Maybe Jessica Aguilar? It only seems fitting that the top MMA promotion in the world would sign the top ranked female strawweight in the world. And that may be the only unanswered questions of her career now as she prepares to take reign in the World Series of Fighting.
“I think they will continue to produce amazing talent.” “There are still plenty of great 115 lb women to fill that division,” says Tecia Torres about the recent move of several Invicta strawweights; including herself, to the UFC. And though she’s leaving Invicta FC after just four bouts she’ll have to focus on her biggest challenges so far during TUF 20 in the names of of Joanne, Claudia, and Carla, as she calls them.
“I’m still a little fish in a big pond,” explains Bec “Rowdy” Hyatt on whether she considers herself a household name or superstar in MMA. But that may all change when the new season of TUF 20 begins and the new women of UFC takeover. The former INVICTA fighter, who recently signed with UFC is already a social media Queen in the sport, but realizes she has a lot more work to do and fights to win before she hits the Carano or Rousey status.
Christmas has come early for WMMA fans as Gina and Emily are back tonight with an all new show. Tonight the ladies welcome World Series of Fighting’s Jessica Aguilar and Amber Stautzenberger to the the program. Following the interviews listeners are encouraged to call and get engaged about anything in the women’s mixed martial arts world.