After more than a year of waiting just to get a fight, and for her promotion to get back on its feet, Michelle Waterson, now finds herself the face and headliner of the relaunched Invicta Fighting Championships, the first outside promotion to air a show live on UFC Fight Pass.Waterson (11-3), Invicta's Atomweight champion, the 105-pound weight class, headlines a Sept. 6 show from the Municipal Arena in Kansas City, where she faces Yasuko Tamada (15-8) in a five-round championship match. A series read news >>
It’s been over a year since Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson won the Invicta FC atomweight championship against Jessica Penne, and she's ready to finally put a stamp on it. read news >>
Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands? Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July when he used his MMA training to fight off a group of would-be robbers visiting his Houston convenience store. On Saturday, Dissanayake brandished his skills against a more worthy opponent, though this one didn't fare much better than the last ones. The native Sri Lankan knocked out Jaime Garcia with punches after a mer read news >>
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If three burly thugs couldn't stop Mayura Dissanayake, then what possible hope did lil' Jamie Garcia have? None, as you can see from the video above, and the latter was the recipient of a high-octane ass-whooping last Saturday night (Aug. 23, 2014) under the Savarese Promotion banner in Houston, Texas. What's next for the karate clerk? Aside from a weekend shift at Fuel Depot, I understand that invitation to train at Black House still stands... read news >>
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Video: Mayura Dissanyake, the store clerk who beat down a few would-be thieves in Houston, Texas, has received an open invitation from wrestling mastermind Kenny Johnson (via YouTube) to train with him and the rest of the crew at Black House MMA. read news >>
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While her life as a professional MMA fighter has seen no shortage of success, Michelle Waterson’s potential career as an “American Ninja Warrior” isn’t nearly as promising.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>
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QUEBEC CITY – Ryan Jimmo is determined to get back to his peak, and that’s why he relocated his training camp from the Florida-based Blackzilians to Power MMA in Arizona. He’s enjoyed some new hobbies, as well.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Ryan Jimmo, TUF (...) read news >>
Miss Naiya Marcelo and Syndee are excited to have Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle "The Karate Hottie" Waterson join them LIVE on Iconici Weekly Radio Saturday 2:00pm mountain time. Waterson is currently the #10-ranked pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world by MMARising.com and the #1-ranked female atomweight according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankingsand Fight Matrix. Michelle is also a mother and model. Find out how she balances fighting and being a mother, who her celebrity read news >>
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The promotional debut of Cristiane “Cyborg” might have earned Invicta FC 5 some eyeballs, but Michelle Waterson's atomweight title capture likely earned them MMA hearts and minds. read news >>
Watch this awesome karate kick. This fight happened under Shinkyokushin rules at Karate Championships in Ulyanovsk, Russia. read news >>
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The "Karate Hottie" keeps shaking off the rust and finding a way.
Following a back-and-forth 15 minutes of action in just her second fight since April 2010, Michelle Waterson earned a split-decision win over a very game Lacey Schuckman in atomweight action.
The bout was part of the main card of Invicta FC 3, which took place Saturday at Kansas City, Kan.'s Memorial Hall.
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