Author: Jay

Half Pint Express: Alesha Zappitella Exclusive

Tonight on UFF Fight Pass, Invicta FC is giving the gift of vengeance with the scheduled rematch of Jinh Yu Frey vs Minna Grusander for the atomweight belt. Main event aside, WMMA Rankings wanted to shed some light on an up-and-coming fighter, Alesha Zappitella, who caught our eye during her Invicta debut last July at Invicta FC 30. Continue reading “Half Pint Express: Alesha Zappitella Exclusive”

Clash of the Titans: Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs Valentina Shevchenko

As the mist dissipates over the ever-shifting ocean, two suns rise from the eastern horizon.  Like two fiery goddesses fighting for reign over the sky, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will go to battle with Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC flyweight championship this Saturday, December 8 on pay per view.

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Black and Blue: Interview with Ashley Cummins

Ashley “Smashley” Cummins isn’t just an amazing atomweight fighter, she is also a part of elite force of men and women who risk their lives everyday to serve and protect. Every time she walks to the octagon she is not just fighting for herself, she is fighting for the spirit of honor and sacrifice. Continue reading “Black and Blue: Interview with Ashley Cummins”

Bring Your Toolbox: Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig

Glowing with sweat and the shine of victory, Michelle Waterson, after her bout with Cortney Casey in April, said, “What I’ve learned from my MMA journey is that you can’t just bring certain tools to the fight, you have to bring your whole toolbox.”

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Virna Jandiroba vs Janaisa Morandin Invicta FC 31 Strawweight Championship Bout Preview

This is the fight that WMMA fans have been waiting on for almost a year now. Originally billed for March for the then-vacant strawweight belt, Twitter was buzzing for a Brazilian brawl. Unfortunately, Morandin was unable to compete and was replaced by Inoue Mizuki.

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Invicta FC 31’s Kay Hansen: Elite American Fighter

The first thing one will notice about Kay Hansen as she walks into the ring is the steel look in her eyes.  The second thing one might notice is her tattoo sleeve. A lot of fighters have a lot of tattoos but this one stands out. An homage to America, the tattoo starts with the American flag covering her entire shoulder; below, the statue of liberty wraps around her bicep, and below that, a helicopter hovering above the twin towers which runs down the length of her forearm to her wrist.  When Hansen walks to the cage, America walks with her.