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One of the most exciting features on the Awakening website 2.0 is the new Global Martial Arts Event Calendar. As far as we’re aware, it’s yet again a ground breaking and ambitious move from Awakening. The idea of the calendar is to list as many martial arts events around the world as is physically possible for our little fingers.

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Event Calendar Explained

The Awakening global martial arts event calendar is another great feature we’d like to share with you in a little more detail. As far as we know, there isn’t another calendar like this in the world. We believe we’ve broken new ground again with this feature. While our calendar system itself is still in its infancy, it is the best place on the internet to find out at a glance, about martial arts events happening around the globe.

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Payne vs Van Soest

Payne vs Van Soest

We were fortunate enough to be ringside for this epic occasion on 26th July 2013 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The event of course was Lion Fight 10, featuring five amateur and six professional bouts. There were two female fights on the card, an amateur bout at 110lbs between Miranda Cayabyab (Milpitas, California) and Angela Hill (New York, USA)

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Anderson vs Church

Vicky Church

We had worked with both Grace Anderson and Vicky Church before so we were extremely excited for this one.  It was to be a last minute K1 fight at CSFC Challengers 2, in which Vicky standing in and not at her usual fully trained level.  Having an in-depth knowledge of each fighter’s style, and indeed being friends with both really spices things up.

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Barlow vs Peloumpi

Barlow vs Peloumpi

At long last we got to go and watch Iman “Pretty Killer” Barlow fight.  The fight was in her home town of Melton Mowbray, UK at an event hosted her fathers Assassins Gym. There were approximately twelve fights on the card but we were sucked right into the main event and it’s build up.

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Huxley vs Cunvin

Huxley vs Cunvin

19 May 2013. We travelled to Barry, Wales to a fight night hosted by Eagles Gym. The reason for travelling was to watch the Lauren “The Hatchet” Huxley fight. Her opponent, Natasha Cunvin was unknown to us at the time, but we’d seen Lauren fight before and were so impressed that we wanted to see her fight again. Lauren is a youngster, but shows a lot of promise and focus…

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Anderson vs Walkey

Anderson vs Walkey

6th April 2013. Grace Anderson faced Claire Walkey in Guildford, UK at CSMMA’s Ultimate Conflict 4 in a last minute K1 bout. Grace’s greatest assets are her power and dedication, whereas Claire has a youthful fearlessness about her and Touchgloves Gym showing her the way.

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Merrett vs Payne

Awakening World Muay Thai Championship Belt

The two inaugural Awakening World Muay Thai Titles took place this past Sunday at Fast & Furious 2 in Penzance, Cornwall, UK. The event marked an emotional and historical notch in the Awakening timeline. Not only were there the two first ever Awakening titles up for grabs, it was actually our first co-sanctioned event.

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Rousey vs Carmouche

Rousey vs Carmouche

Last night saw a pivotal moment in WMMA, as global eyes watched UFC 157 with bated breath to see how Dana White would showcase the organisations first ever women’s bout. Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche was placed as the main event, and was for the Women’s Bantamweight World Champion title. In the co-main event spot was Lyota Machida vs Dan Henderson.

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Invicta FC 4 Preview

Invicta FC 4

On January 5th at Memorial Hall, Kansas City another incredible event is being hosted by Invicta Fighting Championship. I can guarantee you that the rest of the world is jealous that their only chance to see this event is via live internet stream. If you live in Kansas, and enjoy Mixed Martial Arts, then this event is a must see.

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Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans was a mixed Muay Thai event hosted by Touchgloves Gym in Penzance, UK on 4th November, 2012. They had set the venue up in a very atmospheric and fitting way. The arena was dark and misted by a smoke machine, and was reminiscent of the kind of Muay Thai event you might see in Thai movie. There were twenty-three fights in total, seven of which were female.

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Invicta FC 3 Review

Invicta FC 3

History was made on Saturday 6th October 2012 at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS. The first ever Invicta FC world champion was crowned after a great Atomweight bout between Jessica Penne (California) and Naho Sugiyama (Japan). Penne beat previously undefeated Sugiyama via triangle choke in the second round (2:20).

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Women Fight Back

Women Fight Back

The Women Fight Back event was hosted by Colosseum Sports (CSMMA) in Aldershot, UK on 25th August 2012. The show itself was in aid of Victim Support for Women, raising funds to support victims of  abusive crimes. The turn out for the event was not that high considering it was a charity event, we feel the community could have made a better effort to support it.

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Kitchen vs Nakamoto

Kitchen vs Nakamoto - Champion of Champions

18th August 2012. It was a great fight card indeed this evening. There were many male fighters, who all put on a great show, but you’re not on the Awakening page to read about those and we’re not here to write about them. Hats off to them, use Google to find out more.

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