Jin Tang Set To Face Marina Moroz At Kunlun Fight 8China’s top female MMA fighter, Jin “The Fighting Rose” Tang, looks for her fifth straight victory when she faces off against unbeaten Ukrainian prospect Marina Moroz at Kunlun Fight 8. The flyweight fight is set to take place on August 24th at the Xining Railway Station in Xining, Qinghai, China.

Kunlun Fight officials announced the bout this past weekend. Tang has won all three of her fights for the promotion this year and captured the Kunlun Fight women’s flyweight title in February. Moroz made a successful Kunlun Fight debut in June by upsetting highly-touted rising star Feier Huang.

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Weekend Recap: Natalie Gonzales Hills Wins Quickly At Brace 29Talented prospect Natalie “The Kilapino” Gonzales Hills kept her undefeated record intact with a quick victory on Saturday night at Brace For War 29 in Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia. Gonzales Hills submitted Lizza “The Machine Girl” Gebilagin in a featured strawweight bout on the card.

Saturday’s win marked Gonzales Hills’s return to pro MMA competition for the first time since her debut on the all-female Brace For War 17 card in October 2012. The 26-year-old Filipina fighter, who has trained and fought in Thailand, remains one of the promotion’s brightest female prospects.

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Amanda Bell, Jemyma Betrian Earn Knockout Wins At COTC 5Former amateur champ Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell earned the biggest win of her young pro career tonight at Lights Out Promotions: “Chaos at the Casino 5” in Inglewood, California. Bell brutally knocked out highly-touted judoka Marina “The Supernova From Moldova” Shafir in just 37 seconds.

Also on the card tonight, multi-time kickboxing world champion Jemyma “The Golden Girl” Betrian made a successful pro MMA debut with a quick knockout victory of her own. The Dutch strawweight sensation dispatched of “Relentless” Hadley Griffith a mere 47 seconds into the opening round.

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Mizuki Inoue Captures Lightweight Title At Deep Jewels 5Highly-touted Japanese prospect Mizuki Inoue captured her first major MMA title tonight at Deep Jewels 5 in Tokyo. The 19-year-old rising star submitted interim champion Emi Tomimatsu with a third-round armbar to become the Undisputed Deep Jewels Lightweight Champion at 52 kg (114.4 pounds).

Inoue submitted Tomimatsu with a third-round armbar in the pair’s first bout in February, but she was disqualified for missing weight and Tomimatsu was awarded the interim belt. Elsewhere tonight, Ayaka Hamasaki picked up a big TKO victory over fellow ex-Jewels champ Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama.

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Deep Jewels 5 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels staged its fifth all-female fight card tonight at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 5 was headlined by a Deep Jewels Lightweight Championship rematch between interim titleholder Emi Tomimatsu and teen prodigy Mizuki Inoue. Tonight’s bout determined an undisputed champion.

Also on the card, ex-Jewels champs met when former Jewels Lightweight Queen Champion Ayaka Hamasaki dropped to 106 pounds to face one-time Jewels Featherweight Queen Champion Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama in the co-main event. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for Deep Jewels 5.

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Paige VanZant vs Kailin Curran Announced For UFC Fight Night 54A women’s strawweight bout between prospects “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran has been added to UFC Fight Night 54: “MacDonald vs Saffiedine.” The event is set for October 4th at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Both fighters make their UFC debuts.

MMAFighting.com first reported on the VanZant-Curran matchup, which was subsequently confirmed by UFC officials. VanZant will compete for the first time since she picked up her first stoppage victory in April 2013. Curran is undefeated in her pro career and she most recently defeated Yoo Jin Jung.

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Saya Ito Faces Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittu At Queen's Cup In Thailand15-year-old “Muay Thai Genius” Saya Ito is set to face one of her most experienced opponents to date on August 12th at the prestigious Queen’s Cup event in Bangkok, Thailand. Ito takes on American foe Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu, who has compiled an impressive fight résumé in the country.

The 46kg matchup was officially announced this past weekend. Ito, who captured countless titles during her amateur career, has already fought extensively in Thailand. Von Duuglas-Ittu has also faced many of Thailand’s top female fighters and she welcomes the fight with the Japanese prodigy.

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Rena Kubota, Yukari Yamaguchi Win 2014 Shoot Boxing Girls S-CupsShoot Boxing superstar Rena Kubota outlasted three opponents to win her fourth Girls S-Cup title tonight at Yamano Hall in the Yoyogi district of Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Kubota knocked out Thicha Rongrien Kila Korat in the world tournament final to win the 2014 50kg Shoot Boxing Girls S-Cup.

Also tonight, 16-year-old prodigy Yukari Yamaguchi captured her first major title by winning the 2014 48kg Shoot Boxing Japan Girls S-Cup. Yamaguchi, who is arguably Japan’s top female prospect, defeated two-time Shoot Boxing JKS48 Champion Mio Tsumura to win the prestigious tournament.

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