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Nominated for
"Best Fight of the Year 2006"

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World Team Trials

World Team Trials

World Team Trials

2007 World Team Trials, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 9-10, 2007

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Tara LaRosa Fighter Gallery on Sherdog - click here

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February 29, 2012
World's top female added to RFA2 fight card
KEARNEY (Nebraska) - Two of the top female fighters in the world have been added to the March 30 Resurrection Fighting Alliance card at Kearney's Viaero Event Center. Three women's fights - one amateur and two pro - are scheduled for RFA 2, including two of the sport's most feared female fighters in Tara LaRosa and Elaina Maxwell. LaRosa is the No. 1 ranked female in the world at 125 pounds, according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings, while Maxwell is ranked No. 6 in the world at 145 pounds. LaRosa is 20-2 as a pro and has won numerous titles, including the first and final bodogFight bantamweight belts. She is the No. 2 ranked women's mixed martial arts fighter of all time by Fightmatrix.com and has a Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt under the legendary Royce Gracie.

Tara LaRosaSeptember 7, 2010
Top Female Fighter to Appear at Eve of Destruction
The NAAFS is pleased to announce that top ranked women's fighter Tara LaRosa will be making a special appearance at Ohio's 1st ever all female MMA event Eve of Destruction on Saturday September 18th in Akron, OH.


Tara LaRosaMay 19, 2010
LaRosa raises the bar for women's MMA
Some of the world's best MMA fighters aren't receiving the attention, money and sponsorship as their male counterparts. For example:Tara LaRosa (18-1), one of the best pound-for-pound women in the world...hasn't lost a fight in seven years.


CBS3 InterviewMarch 26, 2009
Philly's Own MMA World Champion
Lesley Van Arsdall meets the female MMA World Champion, Tara LaRosa in Fishtown Click here to watch video interview...


  Tara LaRosa wins 13th straightJanuary 24, 2009
LaRosa Wins 13th Straight at "War at the Shore"
By Tomas Rios (Photos by Joseph Thompson)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The next time you complain about your job's mind-numbing tedium, take a moment ... Read More

Extreme Challenge10.20.2010 - Hanshi-LaRosa booked for Title Bout
05.20.2010 - Best Fight of the Week
05.19.2010 - LaRosa raises the bar
10.02.2009 -
LaRosa set for Grappling Trials, MMA return
05.01.2009 - Tara LaRosa and Strikeforce's Thin Roster
04.30.2009 - The Curious Case of Tara LaRosa
04.30.2009 - Tara LaRosa is Ready
03.29.2009 - Victorious at EXC - Mayhem at the Marina
03.25.2009 -
Tara LaRosa vs. Sally Krumdiack
03.25.2009 - GFL First MMA card at Trump Marina
03.24.2009 - LaRosa headlines Extreme Challenge
03.10.2009 - Tara LaRosa set to return to action March 28
02.01.2009 - Tara LaRosa, Back Fighting in MMA
01.26.2009 - LaRosa world's top female MMA fighter
01.26.2009 - LaRosa makes triumphant return
01.26.2009 - Local fighter makes training partners proud
01.24.2009 - LaRosa Wins 13th Straight
01.24.2009 - LaRosa stops Davis in third
01.23.2009 - Tara LaRosa vs Alexis Davis
01.13.2009 - Local MMA fighter set for return to ring
01.07.2009 - LaRosa to face Davis at Extreme Challenge
10.06.2008 - Tara to become highest-earning female fighter
11.23.2006 - Meet Tara LaRosa


Fox News07.31.2009 - "Jersey Fresh" LaRosa Has Been Cooking
04.30.2009 - Tara LaRosa - The Best of the Rest - Fox News
03.26.2009 - Philly's Own MMA World Champion
Tara LaRosa - "....Maybe a Jiu-jitsu Mom?"
One on One with Tara LaRosa
Tara LaRosa Post fight interview
Tara LaRosa MMS Star May 6th 08
Grappling World Champion/BoDog Fight star Tara LaRosa
Interview: Tara LaRosa


You Tube Fight Clips - [see all results on You Tube for Tara LaRosa]

Bodog Fight - Tara LaRosa
Tara LaRosa vs. Ginele Marquez-Lee - 2007 Grappling World Team Trials

12.02.2006 - BodogFIGHT: Tara Larosa vs Julia Berezikova
08.22.2006 - BoDog Female Fight : Amanda Buckner vs. Tara LaRosa
03.12.2005 - Tara LaRosa vs. Megumi Yabushita
11.06.2004 - Tara LaRosa vs. Linda Langerak
09.07.2002 - Tara LaRosa vs. Angela Wilson
04.13.2002 -
Hook N Shoot : Tara Larosa vs. Shelby Walker

Magazine Covers/Articles

NW Fight Scene Magazine
click to read article in .pdf format - 10MB

USA Wrestler Magazine
click to read article in .pdf format - 2.5MB

Tara LaRosaMMA Worldwide - Issue 3, 2007
by Kathryn Norbeck

Meet Tara LaRosa, a Jersey girl who grew up country. Sound like a conundrum? Well you haven't heard anything yet. A pro after only one amateur fight, LaRosa just landed a contract with BodogFIGHT and is rapidly becoming the fighter to beat in her weight class.
Click here to read article in .pdf format... - 4MB


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