Fight the Silver Screen: The Most Prolific Female Martial Artists in Hollywood

Female fighters are great in the cage, ring or on the mat, but sometimes perhaps even greater to be seen on the silver screen – and we’re not talking about actresses who learned a few tricks, used stunt doubles to perform their dance and call it a fight. We’re talking about actual martial artists turned actresses who have transposed their true skill into their roles. One of the most recent examples of a female fighter taking her talent to the silver screen is Ronda Rousey, fighting her way into The Expendables 3 and going to the worst places to drive in Furious 7.

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Monthly Most Viewed June 2016

Denise Kielholtz

Here is a look at the Monthly Most Viewed June 2016. June’s top 20 Awakening profiles list sees female fighters from from fourteen different countries. 1. Denise Kielholtz. Multi-disciplinarian / Flevoland, Netherlands. 469 Unique Page Views in June. 534 Total Page Views in June. 7 Facebook Likes. +13 Thumbs Up.

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Monthly Most Viewed May 2016

Fredia Gibbs

Here is a look at the Monthly Most Viewed May 2016. May’s top 20 awakening profiles list sees female fighters from from ten different countries. 1. Fredia Gibbs. Multi-disciplinarian / California, USA. 296 Unique Page Views in April. 573 Total Page Views in April. 228 Facebook Likes. +15 Thumbs Up.

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Kerry Hughes interview, ahead of her March 12th world title fight against Marie Lang

Kerry Hughes

Kerry Hughes, aka “Rocksteady” is British fighter who fights out of BKK Fighters in Colchester. She’s had a total of 9 fights to date in MMA, K1 and Muay Thai. We’ve met her a few times and one thing that can be said about Kerry, something that we found apparent, is that she’s hungry to fight and push forward to new tougher challenges. We grabbed some time with her to ask about her upcoming title fight on March 12th, and her previous busy months.

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Amber Brown Interview, Fan Favourite Atomweight of the Year

Amber Brown Interview

Amber Brown is an MMA fighter from New Mexico, USA. Her current record is 6-1-0 and she’s been on a winning streak since 2013. She’s a lady that really needs no introduction because you the community voted her the ‘Fan Favourite Atomweight of the Year’ in the Awakening WMMA Awards! We caught up with Amber to find out her thoughts on your vote and took the opportunity to ask her a few more questions.

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Yolanda Schmidt Interview, Muay Thai Newcomer of the Year 2015

Yolanda Schmidt is a professional Muay Thai fighter from South Africa, she now lives in Australia where she fights out of PTJ Muay Thai Gym. Out of her 18 fights she has only been defeated twice, once as an amateur and once as a pro. Her fights are always exciting to watch, and she’s very active on social media where you will catch her, so we urge you to go like her various pages

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Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu interview

Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu

Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu was your winner of the Fighter of the Year Award in the 2015 Awakening Female Muay Thai Awards. We arranged a skype interview with her but unfortunately failed on a few technical issues. Thankfully Sylvie captured her video and caught the audio also. The video is above. You can also see this same interview on Sylvie’s website where she provides a few extra notes.

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Awakening Awards 2015

Awakening Female Fighter Awards 2015

Awakening Awards 2015 The nominations stage for 2015  has begun! It’s that time of year again, so get your nominations in for the annual community voted Awakening Awards 2015. Nominate your favourite Muay Thai and MMA female fighters today by heading over to our Facebook page:

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