Moa Palmer (Irvine CA) vs Patricia VanDermeer (Ontario Canada)
Las Vegas, Nevada (July 10, 2009) Proving that brains, brawn and beauty mix, Tuff Girls fought to a packed house at the Orleans Arena where 20 female mixed martial arts warriors battled in the amateur ranks. Promoted by Tuff-N-Uff, the nations premiere amateur mixed martial arts organization, Tuff Girls was the first all-female MMA card in Las Vegas history.
We made history tonight with the largest attended female MMA event in Las Vegas history, said Barry Meyer, president of Tuff-N-Uff Productions of the 4,000 plus attendees. We provided exciting matchups that featured some of the top talent in the United States. Women have a place in MMA and have the talent to back it up.
In the evenings first bout Tamara Riley of Team Asylum (Phoenix, AZ) evened her record at 1-1 with an unanimous decision over Michelle Velebit (0-1) of Team Girls (Portland, OR) in the 135 lbs. weight class.
At 145 lbs., Autumn Richardson of
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