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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Behind the lens: The unsung heroes – Scott Hirano Pt.2

Cristiane Justino by Scott Hirano

A great way to gain insight into Scott Hirano’s creative direction and how he gets the photos he does is to take a look at his inspiration. His photojournalistic style is inspired by the likes of: James Nachtwey, Eugene Richards, Nina Berman, and especially one of his favorites W. Eugene Smith. He feels that their secret is to invest a lot of time into their subjects, which in turn creates images that are way too real.

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Farinaz Lari “One time, I was arrested for running in the park!” Pt.1

Farinaz Lari Interview Pt.1

Farinaz Lari Interview Pt.1 An interview with Farinaz Lari Part 1 Farinaz Lari is an Iranian born amateur female fighter, in the disciplines of Kickboxing and Muay Thai. In 2010 she moved to Vancouver, Canada. She holds a 2nd Degree black belt in kickboxing and is an amateur world champion! We chatted to her briefly …

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Paige VanZant – I will be prepared for whoever they give me

Paige VanZant Portrait

Paige VanZant Interview An interview with Paige VanZant Paige VanZant. Photo Credit: CVP Portraits Like the rest of the fight community, Paige VanZant had been waiting excitedly and patiently for the TUF 20 filming to start. Recently the UFC made a shocking announcement that Paige would not in fact be entering the show. She turned …

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Tecia Torres “I’m ready to take them all on”

Tecia Torres Interview

Tecia Torres Interview An interview with Tecia Torres Tecia Torres. Photo Credit: Alexis Salmeron Hi Tecia, thank you so much for speaking with us. We’d like to get your thoughts on last year, which was an extremely successful year for you, and more importantly, find out how you’re doing in the run up to TUF! …

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Jo Calderwood “My goals are still the same”

Joanne Calderwood

Jo Calderwood Interview An interview with Joanne Calderwood Joanne Calderwood. Photo Credit: Adam Crowther Joanne Calderwood is undoubtedly one of the fan favourites among the new UFC Strawweight division. Not only is she incredibly humble and softly spoken, but she has some serious Celtic skills and flies the Scottish flag high. She is currently unbeaten …

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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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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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Natasha Sky “I can’t even spell!”

Natasha Sky - Sinbi Muay Thai

Natasha Sky is a Muay Thai fighter from Australia, and over the last twelve months has been spending more and more of her free time working on her blog, Muay Tash, in which she predominantly interviews female Muay Thai fighters from around the world. It is for this blog that Natasha was voted Journalist of the Year in the Awakening Female Muay Thai 2013 Awards

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Rosy Hayward “Credibility to my obsession”

Rosy Hayward

For those that don’t know the name, Rosy is an ex-fighter who is essentially a female fight fan with a mission. She runs the very successful global Female Muay Thai on Facebook Group, for which was voted Media Resource of the Year in the Awakening Female Muay Thai 2013 Awards. The community is made up of fighters, coaches, fans and promoters from around the world

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