Nine Bouts Now Confirmed For Deep Jewels 5 CardA total of nine bouts are now set for next month’s Deep Jewels 5 event at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. Highly-touted Satomi “Sarami” Takano will face off against submission specialist Ayaka Miura in a featured grappling match on the all-female card, which is set to take place on August 9th.

Deep Jewels officials announced the match on Wednesday. Takano remains in search of her first victory under the Deep Jewels banner and she most recently engaged in a thrilling battle with Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka at Deep Jewels 4. On the same card, Miura choked out Ella “Power” Wu.

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Claudia Gadelha, Leslie Smith Win Big At UFC Fight Night 45History was made tonight when the UFC’s women’s strawweight division officially debuted at UFC Fight Night 45: “Cerrone vs Miller” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. BJJ black belt Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha earned a big win over Tina “Jelly Bean” Lähdemäki in the UFC’s first 115-pound female fight.

In other action on the UFC Fight Night 45 preliminary card tonight, veteran standout Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith battered TUF 18 quarterfinalist Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke en route to a commanding first-round TKO win. Smith picked up her first Octagon victory with the impressive stoppage.

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UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs Miller" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey tonight for UFC Fight Night 45: “Cerrone vs Miller.” The event was headlined by a five-round lightweight contender’s bout between 155-pound standouts Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jim Miller.

Also on the card tonight, Edson Barboza Jr. took on Evan Dunham in the lightweight co-feature. Rick “The Horror” Story faced Leonardo “Maccarão” Mafra Texeira in welterweight action and Justin “J-Bomb” Salas met Joe Proctor at 155. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for tonight’s card.

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Jéssica Andrade Faces Valérie Létourneau At UFC Fight Night 51Brazilian rising star Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade looks to take another step towards UFC title contention when she returns to the cage at UFC Fight Night 51: “Bigfoot vs Arlovski” on September 13th in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrade battles French Canadian striker Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau.

UFC officials announced the featured bantamweight bout today. Andrade is coming off of a pair of impressive wins inside the Octagon and she now aims to make it three in a row in front of Brazilian supporters. Létourneau made a successful short-notice UFC debut against Elizabeth Phillips on June 14th.

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Ga Yeon Song To Make Pro MMA Debut At Road FC 17South Korean star Ga Yeon Song is set to make her professional mixed martial arts debut on August 17th at Road Fighting Championship 17 in Seoul. The 19-year-old striking sensation will compete in a featured 48kg atomweight bout on the card against an opponent to be announced soon.

Dubbed “the most beautiful MMA fighter in the world” by both Road FC and Korean media, Song has already proven that she has fighting skills to back up the hype that surrounds her. The popular kickboxer is unbeaten in her amateur career and hopes to become South Korea’s premier female fighter.

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Saya Ito, J-Girls Champ Momi Draw At Muaylok 2014: 2nd15-year-old “Muay Thai Genius” Saya Ito and reigning J-Girls Mini Flyweight Champion Momi engaged in an action-packed back-and-forth battle on Sunday night at Muaylok 2014: 2nd in Tokyo, Japan. The featured striking matchup ended in a competitive Majority Draw after three close rounds.

Ito has faced highly skilled opponents in each of her bouts this year since turning pro in April following a 93-fight amateur career. She landed strong kicks throughout the bout with Momi and controlled the clinch battles with knees, but Momi’s quick combinations evened the bout on the scorecards.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 8 Announced For September 6Following months of delays, Invicta Fighting Championships has officially announced a date and location for its eighth all-female fight card, which will feature two championship fights. Invicta FC 8 takes place on September 6th at a new venue, the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

Headlining the Invicta FC 8 card is an atomweight title bout between champ Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson and one-time Valkyrie titleholder Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada. In the co-feature, Stephanie “Snowflake” Eggink meets Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää for the vacant strawweight belt.

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Holly Holm Signs With The UFC, Fall Debut PossibleLegacy FC women’s champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm has at last signed a deal to compete for the world’s largest mixed martial arts organisation. The world-renowned former boxing superstar’s UFC signing was announced on Thursday and she may debut as early as this fall.

Talks between Holm’s manager and UFC brass broke down earlier this year when the two sides could not come to an agreement. However, with few title challengers remaining for UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, the UFC now looks to Holm as a threat to Rousey’s crown.

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