Dayton, Ohio was the home of Bellator 5. May 1st was a historical date for Bellator because it was their first ever female MMA bout. Outside the thunder and lighting were exploding and crashing in the night. Inside the action was no less exciting. Of the nine fights only one went to decision. The ladies added their share to the explosive night.
Tammie Schneider with a 3-6 record was set to meet Jessica Pene who was 5-0. Tammie is from Orlando, Florida fights for the Cave Man Crew. She is 34 years old, 5’ 1” and weighed in at 117.5. Jessica is from Laguna Hills, California. She is 26 years old, 5’9” and weighed in at 117. This fight was held at 117 pounds.
Tammie came out swinging at the bell. She threw a few jabs early; if they connected then little or no effect was visible. They circled each other sizing their opponent. Tammie misses what surely would’ve been a thunderous leg kick. Jessica gets Tammie in the clinch. Tammie starts to back out and Jessica in a flash swings around to take Tammie’s back. Jessica takes Tammie down against the cage. Tammie turtles up. Jessica proceeds to rain down blows to Tammie’s ribs and head. The referee stops the storm of blows at 1:35 in round 1.