Monday, April 26, 2010
Shana Olsen wins a hometown decision over Yoko Takahashi
Once again it is time for Big Bad Blog Video Theatre. Today I have a match from Saturday's CFX show at the Target Center in Minneapolis between Shana Olsen and Yoko Takahashi. Shana is a 145lb prospect. She was 3-0 and trains at the Minnesota Fight Factory. And of course Yoko is a women's MMA pioneer and though her record is 14-11-3, we knew she would be a good test for Shana. Cris Cyborg couldn't KO her. She hasn't won since 2007 but always gives top effort. But I don't think she's ever upset anyone. The match was very close and went the distance. Some are already talking match of the year. It's too early for that. Talk to me in December. But it's an action packed match so I know you'll enjoy it. In the end, Yoko Takahashi scared the hell out of Shana Olsen but Shana got a unanimous decision. I think Yoko won the match but this was in Shana's hometown so I'm not surprised that it didn't go her way. It was close enough that the only way Yoko could win was if she closed the deal. She couldn't leave it to the judges. The correct decision might have caused a riot. Decide for yourself.