Mizuki Inoue, Ji Yeon Kim Win Title Bouts At Deep Jewels 9Deep Jewels Strawweight Champion Mizuki Inoue successfully retained her title in the Deep Jewels 9 main event tonight in Tokyo, Japan. The talented 21-year-old rebounded from a pair of tough setbacks under the Invicta FC banner by defeating Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino for a third time.

South Korean standout Ji Yeon Kim kept her undefeated record intact and captured her second pro MMA title in tonight’s co-main event. Kim, the reigning Gladiator Women’s Bantamweight Champion, defeated veteran Takayo Hashi in a rematch for the Deep Jewels bantamweight title.

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Deep Jewels 9 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased a pair of title fights on its ninth all-female card tonight at Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 9 was headlined by a Deep Jewels Strawweight Championship trilogy fight between champion Mizuki Inoue and veteran challenger Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino.

In tonight’s co-main event, Deep Jewels Bantamweight Champion Takayo Hashi put her title on the line in a rematch against unbeaten Gladiator titleholder Ji Yeon Kim. Emi Tomimatsu took on Natsuki Shimomakise. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the Deep Jewels 9 card.

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Update: Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm Moved To UFC 193 CardA UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship showdown between “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm will take place earlier than originally planned. Rousey and Holm, first set to clash at UFC 195, meet at UFC 193 on November 15th in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

UFC President Dana White announced the change tonight, which comes as a direct result of a thumb injury sustained by UFC Welterweight Champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, who had been scheduled to face off against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit in the former UFC 193 main event.

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Marloes Coenen Submits Arlene Blencowe At Bellator 141Dutch submission specialist Marloes “Rumina” Coenen earned another impressive win in her return to action tonight at Bellator 141 in Temecula, California. The former Strikeforce champion submitted Australian standout Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe with a second-round armbar on the main card.

Coenen, who made a successful Bellator debut in October, dominated tonight’s featherweight bout with Blencowe from start to finish en route to the tapout victory. Elsewhere on the card tonight, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Adrienna “A.J.” Jenkins also picked up key wins in featured women’s bouts.

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Yukari Yamaguchi vs Yuuki Kira Title Eliminator Set For J-Fight 442014 48kg Shoot Boxing Japan Girls S-Cup Champion Yukari Yamaguchi is set to compete in a J-Girls mini flyweight title eliminator on September 6th at J-Fight 44 in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan. The talented 17-year-old faces off against Yuuki Kira in this year’s J-Girls mini flyweight tournament final.

Yamaguchi followed up on her successful pro MMA debut on June 21st by winning her J-Girls mini flyweight semi-final bout against Ruri three weeks later. Kira picked up a decision victory over Mari in the mini flyweight semi-finals and now looks to upset the highly-touted Yamaguchi next month.

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Aisling Daly vs Ericka Almeida Booked For UFC Fight Night 76Irish standout Aisling “Ais The Bash” Daly will have the hometown crowd on her side when she returns to action on October 24th at UFC Fight Night 76: “Poirier vs Duffy” in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland. Daly is set to battle grappling ace Ericka Almeida in strawweight action on the preliminary card.

Both Daly and Almeida look to rebound from decision losses in their most recent UFC bouts. Daly was defeated by TUF 20 semi-finalist Randa “Quiet Storm” Markos at UFC 186 in April. Almeida suffered her first loss against countrywoman Juliana “Ju Thai” de Lima Carneiro at UFC Fight Night 67.

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Weekend Recap: Satomi Takano Defeats Jeong Eun Park At RFC 25Atomweight contender Satomi “Sarami” Takano rebounded from a setback in a Deep Jewels title fight in May with a hard-fought win on Saturday night at Road Fighting Championship 25 in Wonju, Gangwon, South Korea. Takano edged out 18-year-old Jeon Eun Kim in a back-and-forth bout.

Takano’s three-fight winning streak was snapped by new atomweight champ “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi at Deep Jewels 8, but she got herself back on track on Saturday night with her second victory inside the Road FC cage. Takano’s strong final round was enough to earn her a narrow decision win.

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Valérie Létourneau Defeats Maryna Moroz At UFC Fight Night 74Strawweight rising star Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau kept her perfect UFC record intact with an impressive victory tonight at UFC Fight Night 74: “Holloway vs Oliveira” in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Létourneau handed prospect Maryna “The Iron Woman” Moroz her first defeat.

Competing in her home country for the third straight time, Létourneau showcased her striking skills by dropping Moroz in the opening round. The Ukrainian rallied back in round two, but Létourneau shut Moroz’s offence down in the final round and walked away with a Unanimous Decision victory.

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