Joanne Calderwood would be pleased to fight anyone, even the best MMA fighter in the world
Joanne Calderwood's been in the news a lot recently with her latest fight announcement and her signing a 6 fight contract to Invicta and earlier on today, MMA Mental were able to get her thoughts in an interview:
On Sally Krumpier:
“I was just going to get the win whether it was in the first round, second round or whenever... I expected it to go more to the decision...”
“Everything I’m doing in my training, this is my full time job, and I’m here to show that in the cage”
On her new 6 fight contract with Invicta:
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3 fight card and rumors for 'Fitch vs. Burkman' on June 14 in Las Vegas
World Series of Fighting (WSOF), the upstart mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion headed by kickboxing legend Ray Sefo, is poised to make its return to "Sin City" with "Fitch vs. Burkman" on NBC Sports Network on June 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check out the latest WSOF 3 fight card and rumors below.
Event: WSOF 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman"
Date: Friday, June 14, 2013, at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
170 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch
155 lbs.: Brian Cobb vs. Justin Gaethje
205 lbs.: Angel DeAnda vs. Tyrone Spong
265 lbs.: Rolles Gracie vs. Dave Huckaba
155 lbs.: John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon
185 lbs.: Kendrick Miree vs. Krasimir Mladenov
Signal to Noise: UFC on FUEL TV 9, Invicta 5's best and worst
In the UFC's return to Stockholm, Sweden, and Invicta's fifth event of its existence, there was much to love and plenty to hate. As far as the UFC is concerned, losing their main event wasn't fortuitous. Their hectoring of fans who felt the card wasn't worth their time is also regrettable. Yet, plenty of fighters put on sensational performances, an Irish featherweight made an incredible UFC debut and the Swedish crowd showed up in support.
Invicta had a banner event as well. Known fighters returned with sensational performances, a new champion was crowned and a controversial figure returned to dominance.
It's time to separate the good from the bad, the winners from the losers and the signal from the noise...
Jessamyn Duke appeals controversial Invicta FC 5 KO loss to Miriam Nakamoto
Jessamyn Duke thought at the time she might be getting the short end of the stick, but she wasn't quite sure.
Immediately after eating a second knee from Miriam Nakamoto (2-0) at Friday's Invicta FC 5 event, Duke (2-1) thought there was a good chance she was grounded, making the knee illegal.
But with veteran referee John McCarthy running the action, she also second-guessed herself in the heat of the moment. It wasn't until later, in the back after the knockout loss, that she and her team were sure they had a pretty good reason to be upset at how things went down...