Tanya Merrett “with kindness and respect”

Tanya Merrett by Joe Singh

Tanya Merrett “with kindness and respect” An interview with Tanya Merrett Tanya Merrett is a National Muay Thai Champion fighting out of Eagles Muay Thai in Cardiff, Wales under Lee Power. You’d be hard pushed to find someone who’s met Tanya and doesn’t love her, she is an absolutely lovely girl. At age 30, she …

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Lauren Huxley “I will dominate and win”

Lauren Huxley Terminator by davidforart

Lauren Huxley “I will dominate and win” Lauren Huxley, aka The Hatchet, is a 16 year old Muay Thai fighter who has already made European Champion. She fights out of WPT Wales, Swansea and relentlessly excites audiences with her fearless and technical style. She fights Vicky Church, an equally exciting fighter from the UK on …

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Lucy Payne Training Shoot

Lucy Payne Training Shoot

Every day for the next four days, we’ll be posting a Judgement Day 2 article, one for each of the four female fighters competing at the event. We have an interview with Victoria Lomax; who challenges from the Awakening World Title, and both Vicky Church and Lauren ‘The Hatchet’ Huxley who face each other for a British Title.

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Monthly Most Viewed – February 2014

Amber Kitchen

If you have wondered which female fighters are getting the most traffic, wonder no more! Here is the second instalment of “Monthly Most Viewed” and February’s top ten most viewed fighter profiles on the Awakening register. This month see’s female fighters from five different countries, with Italy taking four of the top ten slots! It …

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Iman Barlow vs Maritzarda Hersisia Pt.2

Iman Barlow vs Maritzarda Hersisia

Iman Barlow vs Maritzarda Hersisia Pt.2 Here’s a handful of photos from the Iman Barlow vs Maritzarda Hersisia event in Melton Mowbray last weekend. It was for the Golden Belt World Muay Thai Title. We really didn’t take many photographs, hence the unusually tiny selection below. We were too wrapped up in shooting a video, …

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The 15 New Invicta Signees – Pt.4

Roxanne Modafferi

Welcome to the fourth and final part of our WMMA dissection of the 15 new Invicta Fighting Championship’s signees. Today we’ll be discussing the Bantamweights and Featherweights (there’s actually only one female fighter in the later). If you would like to read about the other weight divisions then don’t forget to visit the other three articles in this series.

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The 15 New Invicta Signees – Pt.3

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This is the third part to our WMMA run down of Invicta Fighting Championship’s 15 new signees. Today we’ll be taking a look at the Atomweight and Flyweight divisions. For the benefit of those that have stumbled across this article, we decided to talk about the Strawweight signings yesterday – as this was the division that was hit hard by the UFC 20 announcment.

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The 15 New Invicta Signees – Pt.2

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Yesterday you might have seen our overall introduction to the fifteen new Invicta Fighting Championship signees. For the next three days we will be taking a look at each of these Women’s Mixed Martial Artists, and giving you our take on them. As we mentioned in the last article, we have decided to the split this into four articles because of the potential length of the subject.

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Christi Brereton “I love to fight!”

Christi Brereton, Muay Thai Champion

Christi Brereton is a female Muay Thai fighter from Exeter, UK. She fights out of Gym Chaos in Okehampton, UK and at 21 years old she is already a WPMF World Champion, a title that she impressively won at the age of 14! Christi now has a professional record of 10-3-1 and is actively looking at raising her profile and making more of an impression on the world stage.

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Monthly Most Viewed – January 2014

Photo Credit: Rew Mitchell for Awakening

Have you ever wondered who the most viewed athletes on our website are? Well we certainly did, we looked into it and were very surprised! The results got us thinking, and we have decided to do an article each month showing the top ten most viewed female fighter profiles on the Awakening register. So, enough talk? Here’s January’s top ten list of the most viewed Awakening profiles.

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FusBoxe Baby Face

Maureen Babyface Riordon

We decided to pay Maureen Riordon a visit whilst passing through Denver, Colorado last year. We caught up with her at FusBoxe MMA and Fitness, and pestered her to allow us to capture her training regime. She was being put through her paces by partner and coach Michael Sullivan. They were very welcoming and we’d recommend FusBoxe to anyone in the area wanting to keep fit.

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