Smash 9 – Amber Kitchen vs Niamh Kinehan. We travelled this past Saturday to Smash Muaythai 9 in Watford, UK, to see two fights: The WBC title fight between Lubena Jane Iske and Bekie Hodge and the other female bout on the card between Amber Kitchen and Niamh Kinehan.
Ruthie Wright retires. As the title of the article suggests, Ruthie Wright today announced her retirement from fighting. Earlier this month we featured Ruthie in a spotlight article, in which we talked about her interesting life and achievements.
Pioneer Rosi Sexton earns an AOCA. Rosi Sexton has inspired countless females throughout the globe, and still continues to do so. Not only due to her work ethic and character, but through the knowledge she hands down to the younger generation.
July Female Fight Fixtures and Results from around the world, collated by Awakening Fighters. Includes: Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA & K1.
Judgement Day 2: Payne vs Lomax. On Sunday March 23rd, Lucy Payne defends her Awakening world title against Spain’s Victoria Lomax at the event Judgement Day 2!
Hatice Ozyurt talks MMA. Recently Muay Thai fighter Hatice Ozyurt (aka The Turkish Delight) posted a new promo video to her Facebook Athlete Page. We decided to take a look at it and discuss a few things.
During the last half of 2013, female fighters around the world united to help raise money to fight breast cancer. Awakening worked closely with MZ & Emmers to organize the global Female Fighters Unite campaign. We’re so pleased to now be able to announce the outcome.
We’re proud to boast that the Awakening female athlete register is the largest and most comprehensive in the world, for this reason alone you really should be on it. The “Add Yourself” feature on our old website was clunky and we found that most users struggled to input their data.
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.
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.
Are you a writer wanting a larger audience for you work? A budding writer that has yet to be published? Perhaps you’re a fight fan with an opinion to share? Or maybe you just want a chance to win an exclusive Awakening T-Shirt? In a previous post we talked about the Female Fight Community and the importance of which we consider the community involvement in the website.
With the new Awakening website 2.0, we really want to drive forward the community aspect of this build. We feel that involving you – the female fight community – with as much of the website as possible our mission to do good can only grow from here. We refer to the “Female Fight Community” a lot, perhaps we should clarify what we mean by this.
We hope by now that you have had a click around the new and improved athlete register. We also hope that you love all the new features as much as we do! It has been a long eight month road of designing, building, collating data and tweaking… and we are now extremely proud for the community to be able to use it.
Over the next few days we’ll be posting more in-depth articles on all of the new and improved features of the new Awakening 2.0 website. For now, we’d like to just give you a brief overview of what our new website offers. Behind the scenes streamlining
Who is this mystery girl that the UFC have signed? We’ve found out for you. We thought it was worth doing some digging, and contacting a few of our sources to find out exactly who the enigmatic female fighter Aleksandra Albu is. We know that the UFC claim to not sign unproven fighters, and rightly so.
Merry Christmas and welcome to the new Awakening website 2.0… what we are boldly calling ‘The Ultimate Online Resource for the Female Fight Community’. We aim to deliver that promise and we are hoping the community will get involved. By community we mean you, us and anyone involved with female fighting across the globe…
Following Cristiane Justino’s impressive win at Lion Fight Promotions 11 Invicta FC President, Shannon Knapp talked about the lady known as “Cyborg”, combat sports crossover fights, and the growth of Muay Thai in America. “This (LFP 11) was more about Cris than any benefits for Invicta FC,”
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)
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.
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.
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…
Awakening is mobilizing an army from the female fight scene in a global campaign against breast cancer! This campaign is called “Female Fighters Unite.” Read on to find out how you can easily get involved in this collaborative effort! The Female Fighters Unite initiative is the effort of both Awakening and MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction.