The WMMA Ranking’s Backfist: A Recap of the Week in WMMA

The mixed martial arts world is fast moving. Whether it’s a thrilling fight announcement or a social media showdown, there is so much going on in the WMMA world as women continue to revolutionalize their place in the sport.

In case you missed any of this weeks major WMMA updates, catch up below!

  • WWE’s Charlotte Flair talked Ronda Rousey and the MMA vs WWE ‘Four Horsewoman (click here)
  • UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson gave her take on Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather (click here)
  • Destaine Yarbrough petitioned for a women’s heavyweight belt (click here)
  • UFC”s Angela Magana challenged Alexandra Albu to a “twerk off” and a fight (click here)
  • MMA pioneer Miesha Tate celebrated her 31st birthday (click here)
  • MMA veteran and WWE Mae Young Classic finalist Shayna Basler discussed Ronda Rousey’s future in the WWE (link here)
  • WWE’s Becky Lynch responded to Cris Cyborg’s Summerslam call out (click here)
  • UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg gave her take on Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather (click here)
  • Cyborg visited a children’s hospital in Curitiba, Brazil (click here)
  • UFC confirmed that Bec Rawlings and Joanne Calderwood will fight at 125 pounds at UFC Fight Night 121 in November (link here)
  • Holly Holm spoke her mind on a potential match with Cris Cyborg (click here)
  • Germaine de Randamie pulled out of her UFC Fight Night 115 fight with Marion Reneau due to injury (click here)
  • Arlene Blencowe defeated Sinead Kavanagh via split decision at Bellator 182 (click here)
  • Talita Nogueira submitted Amanda Bell at Bellator 182 (click here)
  • Bruna Ellen defeated Veta Arteaga via split decision at Bellator 182 (click here)
  • Tiffany Van Soest defended her Glory kickboxing title in a dominant performance against Meryem Uslu at GLORY 44 (click here)
  • WMMA Rankings looked back at Yana Kunitskaya’s TKO victory over Cindy Dandois prior to Kunitskaya’s Invicta FC title fight this Thursday (click here)
  • UFC bantamweight contender Cat Zingano joined the LFA 20 broadcast team (click here)
  • Kelly Kobold returned to the cage after six years off against Christine Stanley in a fight that ended in a draw (click here)

What was your favorite moment this week?

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