The Andrews Report – Budd stakes her Bellator title shot claim with win over Arlene Blencowe
View this post on Instagram
As you know I fought last night in Memphis for @bellatormma. All day I've been receiving messages from the family, friends and fans who love and support me. I'm blown away from you all! Thank you! I want to thank my husband and coach @lancegibsonsr for getting me to where I am today, believing in me, and making me into the martial artist I am. I want to thank @lancefearlessjr for all the patience and preparation. I couldn't do it without you two 💓 thank you @dcblackkobra And @onekicksgym for the all the training in Vegas. the members, training partners and staff @gibsonmma cheering me on and inspiring me day in and day out- let's bring this world title home 🏆 my sponsors @westcoastwildfoods @investorsgroup @animalyoung and @northarmknives it was an honour to wear you on my shorts. And @the_aussie_girl_angerfist thank you for stepping into the cage with me. You truly are a warrior!
A post shared by Julia "The Jewel" Budd (@championjewel) on
Budd used her takedowns and ground game to neutralize the striking of Blencowe, particularly in the second round.
I didn't come away with the win tonight. Anyone who has been part of this fight camp would know that I won in so… https://t.co/4kX5u5eWux
— Arlene Blencowe (@arleneangerfist) October 22, 2016
Budd’s victory likely resets the table for the previously scheduled Bellator featherweight title bout with Marloes Coenen.
— MarloesCoenen (@MarloesCoenen) October 20, 2016
Let’s see what happens.
— Leah Letson (@LeahNidasMMA) October 23, 2016
For Canadian readers in the Toronto area, The National Women’s Show is scheduled from Nov. 4-6 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building).
Over 500 exhibits to visit with the newest products and services. A regular day ticket is $15 CAD, but currently going for $13 CAD. Click here for more details.
There’s a nice piece on the state of WMMA in Singapore. There’s always more to prove.
— Worldwide MMA (@worldwidemixed1) October 19, 2016
See you next week!