Women fighters have a tendency to fly under the radar when it comes to MMA. The progression level of women’s fighting is steadily improving with companies like Invitca FC and Strikeforce, allowing women to headline their cards. This can only mean one thing. That it is here to stay and it can only get bigger and better.
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As Bellator’s sixth season is coming to an end, Bellator 69 featured the tournament final in the middleweight division between Maiquel Falcao and Andreas Spang. The winner would be crowned the season six tournament champion, given an over-sized check for $100,000 and a spot against Alexander Shlemenko for the vacant middleweight title.
Tonight’s Bellator 69 fight card showcased two of the best female fighters in the world, and it was an incredibly fun and close fight for fans worldwide to enjoy. Aguilar improved her MMA record to 14-4 and win streak to five, with her last loss a heavily disputed decision loss for Zoila Grugel. Fuji on the other hand dropped her second close decision loss in 27 fights taking her off the kingpin status of the straw weight division.
When we think of American Women’s Mixed Martial Arts, usually it’s because Strikeforce has a big clash set up. Be it Carano/Cyborg or Rousey/Tate, Strikeforce has been the home of WMMA of late. However, Bellator has a fight this Friday night that is very intriguing to the Women’s MMA scene. Jessica Aguilar faces off with Japanese legend, Megumi Fujii.
With Bellator’s Season Six winding down, we find ourselves with tournament finals, semi-finals, and a slew of tournament eliminators at Fridays Bellator 69. In the Middleweight bracket was have our finalists, Maiquel Falcao and Andreas Spang, who will then go on to face Alexander Schlemenko for the Bellator Title. On the Welterweight end of things, we have the last semi-final between David Rickels and Karl Amoussou, whom will then face Bryan Baker for the tournament championship.
Megumi Fujii (22-0) has done the impossible last night, breaking the longest win streak in MMA, with a perfect record of 22-0. This fight took place Thursday evening on the Bellator 31 card against Lisa Ward, who lost to “Mega Megu” back in 2007 due to arm bar, but later pronounced the fight was stopped early and that she never tapped