The Octagon UFC news on women’s MMA

1036_lgWomen MMA news just released this article A couple of weeks ago UFC President Dana White announced the promotion, which he once swore would never be a home for female fighters, will be welcome an additional women’s weight class to the octagon. Fighter girls has been fighting for the women MMA right since 2001 to current.

A couple of weeks ago UFC President Dana White announced the women’s MMA promotion, which he once swore would never be a home for female fighters, will be welcome an additional women’s weight class to the octagon.

In 2012 the UFC and Dana white welcomed 135 Bantamweight competitors and the response was greater than they could have imagined according to White who told FoxSports.com, “It’s pretty cool. I never in a million years thought that it would take off the way it has.”

White also stated that ratings for the current season of “The Ultimate Fighter” are up by 44 percent when the women fight. Surprising for us listeners who have heard nothing but bad news in the women’s MMA life and the chance to fight on the UFC

Dana White did not give an indication of how long it will be until first round of Starwweight are chosen, but there is a plethora of talent in the 115 pound class. Many women have put out their names to be a fighter on the UFC

These are the most current Starwweight rankings as of November 20, 2013 and Hope to see these women fighting on the UFC

Strawweights (106.1-116.0 pounds):
1. Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (16-4-0) – Vale Tudo Japan
2. Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (9-2-0) – Invicta FC
3. Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha (11-0-0) – Invicta FC
4. Ayaka Hamasaki (9-1-0) – Deep Jewels/Invicta FC
5. Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig (9-4-0) – Invicta FC
6. Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää (8-0-1) – Invicta FC
7. Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood (7-0-0) – Invicta FC
8. Mizuki Inoue (6-1-0) – Deep Jewels/Invicta FC
9. Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino (13-6-0) – Deep Jewels
10. “Rowdy” Bec Hyatt (5-3-0) – Invicta FC

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