Shayna Baszler and Colleen Schneider Set To Face-off At Premier XII

Shayna Baszler and Colleen Schneider

Early Monday, Premier posted on their Facebook Page that Women’s MMA pioneer Shayna Baszler and current Invicta fighter Collen Schneider would face-off inside the squared circle in Gilroy, CA.

Their pro wrestling match is scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 6 at 5PM Pacific, at the IFDES Lodge – Portuguese Hall.

Baszler’s resume speaks for itself. One of the Four Horsewomen, Baszler’s MMA career spans back to 2003, according to Sherdog. Baszler’s fought in organizations such as the defunct EliteXC and Strikeforce, as well as Invicta and the UFC.

She had her pro wrestling debut in late September of 2015, which Alex Goff covered for us.

Schneider recently defeated Raquel Pa’aluhi by split decision at Invicta FC 15, which pushes her win streak to four.

She did an interview with Women’s MMA Roundup after her win.

This will be her pro wrestling debut.

When asked about the match-up, Premier president John LaRocca said, “Both Colleen and Shayna are great friends, but in the spirit of competition, both women are looking to secure a victory and move up the ranks in the Premier Women Athletes division. This match is can’t miss!”

Previously announced for the card is the main event featuring Premier champion JR Kratos defending his title against 2015 Embrace The Grind Challenge winner, Joe Graves.

Tickets for Premier XII will be available on February 1, 2016 at http://www.premierwrestle.com.

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