MMA Organization Tuff-N-Uff Announces Tourney, Winner Earns Invicta FC Contract

Amateur MMA never offered such an awesome reward. 

Noted amateur MMA organization Tuff-N-Uff recently announced that it will hold a women's strawweight tournament featuring four female combatants, and the winner gets something a little bit better than a trophy and some bragging rights. 

At the tournament finale—which is slated for June 7 inside Las Vegas' Thomas and Mack Center—Tuff-N-Uff will crown a champion, and this victor will then be sent to Invicta FCthe world's premier women's mixed martial arts organization—with a fancy new professional fighting contract in hand

For the combatants, Tuff-N-Uff's tournament offers the opportunity of a lifetime, the chance to realize lifelong dreams and to fulfill lofty goals. 

"Tuff-N-Uff has long supported women's martial arts, and we've been fortunate enough to have some of the best ladies in the game compete in our cage," Tuff-N-Uff VP Jeff Meyer said in a press release. "The chance to partner with the best all-women's MMA organization in the sport for this unique opportunity was a natural fit for us, and I'm looking forward to seeing this tournament play out."

The tournament's competitors are as follows: 

Tuff-N-Uff Strawweight Tournament Competitors
Name Record
Jiana Denizard 5-2
Jamie Moyle 3-2
Laura Uyeda 5-0
Molly Wren-Holmes 4-0

Tuff-N-Uff

Making this idea even more exciting for mixed martial arts fans, Tuff-N-Uff's resume of past fighters is nothing to scoff at. The future of the women's strawweight division may very well be one of the above names. 

This league churns out world-class competitors, and its amateurs oftentimes go on to become some of the finest professionals in the world. Most notably, Tuff-N-Uff has hosted names like UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, The Ultimate Fighter 18 winner Chris Holdsworth, The Ultimate Fighter 18 veteran Jessamyn Duke, Ryan Couture (son of UFC legend Randy Couture) and noted judoka and undefeated amateur fighter Marina Shafir. 

The opening round of this four-woman tournament takes place April 11 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC to Return to Germany, Announces Hamburg Event Set for September 3

  • 19 days ago
  • 6 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will host an event in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 3. read news >>

UFC Light Heavyweight James Te Huna Announces His Retirement from Fighting

  • 2 days ago
  • 34 views

Thirty-four-year-old UFC light heavyweight James Te Huna announced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition on Monday. read news >>

Invicta FC 17 Evinger vs. Schneider: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Highlights

  • 19 days ago
  • 14 views

Invicta FC is in Southern California for two title tilts in its 17th outing. Headlining the event will be Bleacher Report's No. 7-ranked women's bantamweight Tonya Evinger, who defends her title agai read news >>

Invicta FC 17 Results: Tonya Evinger Retains 135-Pound Belt; Angela Hill Wins Strawweight Strap

  • 19 days ago
  • 178 views

Invicta FC 17 hit Southern California on Saturday night and the ladies did not disappoint. read news >>

MMA Champion Tonya Evinger Defends Title, Surprises Announcer with a Kiss

  • 19 days ago
  • 32 views

Invicta FC 17 was quite the night of fights. Charmaine Tweet put Latoya Walker's lights out with a smooth spinning backfist. Angela Hill established herself as a top strawweight by taking Livia Renat read news >>

Invicta FC 17: Evinger keep rolling; Hill claims gold

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

Saturday night in Costa Mesa, California, the surging bantamweight champion successfully defended her title for the second time, extending her winning streak to nine with a unanimous decision win ove read news >>

Khabilov earns impressive win in Rotterdam prelims

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

The big hitters were on display during the UFC Fight Night Rotterdam prelim fights as Rustam Khabilov, Magnus Cedenblad, Josh Emmett and Reza Madadi all claimed victories. read news >>

Sioux Falls and Chicago Headliners Announced

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

The summer of UFC continues to heat up, with two July shows getting intriguing main events that were announced Sunday. Just four days after UFC 200, the Octagon will set down in Sioux Falls, South read news >>

Germaine de Randamie Not Interested in Cris Cyborg, Wants to Make Run at 135-Pound Title

  • 16 days ago
  • 15 views

Germaine de Randamie was offered to fight Cris Cyborg at UFC 198, but turned down the bout to make a run at the 135-pound UFC championship. read news >>

World Series of Fighting 32 Gets New Main Event and Second Title Fight

  • 16 days ago
  • 2 views

World Series of Fighting has announced a new main event and second championship rematch between for WSOF 32: Moraes vs. Hill on July 30. read news >>