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Invicta Fighting and JEWELS Form Strategic Partnership for Women’s MMA

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Invicta Fighting Championships and Japan-based JEWELS this week announced that the two women’s mixed martial arts promotions have formed a strategic partnership to cross-promote the world’s top female fighters on their respective fight cards in the United States and Japan.

As part of the new alliance, JEWELS champion Akaya Hamasaki (7-0) of Yamaguchi, Japan, will head to Kansas City, Kan., to square off with fellow undefeated star Jasminka “Impressive” Cive (5-0) of Graz, Styria, Austria, in a flyweight (115 pounds) match-up at Invicta FC 2: McMann vs. Baszler at Memorial Hall on July 28.

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Post #1   6/10/12 2:12:31PM   

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Great move for Women's MMA. I hope this creates more interest

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Post #2   6/10/12 2:16:38PM   

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Yeah this is really huge news for the WMMA portion of MMA; arguably the two biggest international WMMA organizations forming a partnership.

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AYAKA is going to go Ham in this fight. I see her wining via submission.

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Posted by Kpro

Yeah this is really huge news for the WMMA portion of MMA; arguably the two biggest international WMMA organizations forming a partnership.



Agreed 100 %

this should definitely help spark some more interest in WMMA and hopefully get more women's fights aired

Post #5   6/10/12 4:28:58PM   

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Gotto show some love for this.

I saw Hamasaki's first fight live in Jewels 9, 2 years ago. The girl is a lil pitbull. I wasn't surprised to find out that she's from Fujii's training camp.

I hope they bring Seo Hee state side as well. She's my favorite .



Post #6   6/10/12 9:11:15PM