WMMA Legend Megumi Fujii earns an AOCA

Megumi Fujii

WMMA Legend Megumi Fujii earns an AOCA Megumi Fujii earns an Awakening Outstanding Contribution Award Yesterday marked the one year anniversary since the final fight by one of WMMA’s biggest stars – Megumi Fujii. This incredible athlete’s accomplishments, both inside and out of MMA, have inspired women in her home country of Japan and around …

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Spotlight: Diana Prazak

Diana Prazak

We’re pleased to announce that this month’s Awakening Spotlight, and ninth in the series, highlights the impressive Diana Prazak. Diana brings two firsts to the Awakening Spotlight series; she is the first Australian female fighter we’ve covered, and also the first Boxer! You might be thinking… “About time!”, and to this we hold our hands up and say…”yep, sorry!”

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NCWB1 – An interview with Ashley Nichols (Part 1)

Ashley Nichols

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Ashley Nichols (Part 1) On the 15th of August in Quebec, Canada, Ashley Nichols faces Amanda Lovato at the Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing event, NCWB1. The event itself will be historic, as it’s the first all-female boxing card in Canada. We decided to call on our friend …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Brenda Gonzales

Brenda Gonzales by Gomez Photography

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Brenda Gonzales Brenda Gonzales. Photo Credit: Gomez Photography Brenda Gonzales hails from New Mexico, USA and will be flying out to Quebec to compete in Canada’s first all-female boxing card, Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing 1 (NCWB1). She’ll be facing fellow American Lucia Osegueda at this historic event …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Kaliesha West (Part 1)

Kaliesha West

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Kaliesha West (Part 1) Kaliesha West shouldn’t require much of an introduction, but she definitely deserves one. She was born in Michigan, United States and has been exciting Boxing fans for many years, and she is still only 26! She had a very successful amateur career and …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Éloïse Picard

Eloise Picard

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Éloïse Picard Continuing our series of articles and interviews in the run up to the Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing event, NCWB1 on the 15th of August. We stole some time from Éloïse ‘The Nightmare’ Picard during her preparations for the show. She is a 22 year old …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Maureen Riordon (Part 2)

Maureen Riordon Cage by Delmy Gooch Photography

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Maureen Riordon (Part 2) Maureen Riordon. Photo Credit: Delmy Gooch Art and Photography If you missed it, click here for An interview with Maureen Riordon (Part 1) Over the last two years we have followed your career (however your career actually started in 2009), and we’ve witnessed …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Maureen Riordon (Part 1)

Maureen Riordon by Awakening

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Maureen Riordon (Part 1) Maureen Riordon is a multi-discipline female fighter from Colorado, USA. She makes her professional Boxing debut on the 15th of August in Quebec, Canada. She faces Lita Mae Button from Canada at the Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing event, NCWB1. It should be stated …

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NCWB1 – An interview with Olivia Gerula

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[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] NCWB1 – An interview with Olivia Gerula Olivia Gerula is an experience female Boxer who is set to fight Kaliesha West at Canada’s first all-female boxing card, Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing 1 (NCWB1). She was born in Brampton, Ontario and now lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and will therefore be fighting with a …

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UFC finally signs Holly Holm

UFC finally signs Holly Holm

[nggallery id=”48823″ nggid=”3″] UFC finally signs Holly Holm What great news, yesterday evening Dana White announced over twitter that the UFC has finally signed the incredible Holly Holm! Most people couldn’t quite get their head around why Holly wasn’t already signed to them. Back in December, there had seemed to be a stale mate between …

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