The landscape of women's MMA has flipped upside down in the last year
since Marloes Coenen lost her bantamweight title to Miesha Tate at a
Strikeforce show in Illinois.
After a dispute between her Golden Glory team and Strikeforce officials,
Coenen was cut from the top women's promotion. Tate relinquished the
title in her first defense to rising
MMA star Ronda Rousey, in arguably the biggest female bout ever in
But sitting somewhat in the shadows was Coenen, waiting for the ri