Monday, September 14, 2009

Female MMA - Yuka Tsuji

Female MMA - Yuka Tsuji

Yuka Tsuji was born on December 11, 1974 in Osaka, Japan.
She is a Japanese female MMA fighter.
Yuka spent a lot of time fighting in the Smackgirl promotion, and was the inaugural Smackgirl Lightweight Champion.
When Smackgirl folded in 2008, she jumped to Greatest Common Multiple's Valkyrie promotion and there she became their inaugural Featherweight Champion.

Yuka is 5 foot 2 inches tall and weighs in at 115 pounds.
Her female MMA record is an impressive 22-1-0.

Besides being the Smackgirl Lightweight Champion and Valkyrie Featherweight Champion, Yuki won the Bronze Medal in Women's Freestyle Wrestling (51 kg) in the 1997 Asian Championship and was the 2002 JAPAN CUP middleweight tournament champion.
On August 2nd, Yuka Tsuji was ranked number two in the Flyweight division of the WAMMA's female mma rankings.

Posted to on Sept 14th, 2009

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