Phoenix Combat Academy finds itself yet again in Sin City for Tuff-N-Uff at the Orleans! After winning the 135 lb women’s Tuff-N-Uff title, Tsui-Jen “Soo Bee Doo” Cunanan finds her self back in the ring against Emily Peters Keagen. After their first meeting which resulted in a very controversial loss, Keagen hurt herself in the fight with Tsui-Jen thus forcing her to pull out of the tournament giving Tsui-Jen a shot at the title. After that fateful evening, opinions, comments, and words ran amok throughout the internet.
Welcome to our first tournament review of for the year 2011. The first review we have on hand is the Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials which was held on Saturday, January 29th in sin city; the Disney Land for adults, Las Vegas Nevada! With this tournament being the 1st Major Tournament in the US for the year and it being the Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials, I had very high hopes for this event. I was expecting one of the highest caliber tournaments I have ever been to. Unfortunately, my hope for this tournament were crushed! Crushed as early as the night prior during the weigh in process.
This is just a quick blurb out to every one. This is fantastic news! We just found out that Phoenix Combat Academy/Jay Pages Jiu-Jitsu's own Tsui-Jen Cunanan was ranked #9 in the world according to the Womens MMA Amateur Rankings. This is a great and wonderful accomplishment for Tsui-Jen and Phoenix Combat Academy. She worked hard to get there trainers Jay Pages and Sunshine Fettkether will keep the momentum going! She's only going to get better! To all sponsors and promoters, keep your eye out for her! Pick her up now! Sponsor her! Get her on your shows!
The attention of the MMA world once again turns to Las Vegas this Fourth of July weekend, and while the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” event will see a heavyweight score settled, Friday night will see 16 female competitors take center stage for Las Vegas’ premier amateur fight organization.