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.
Vicky Church Interview. Vicky Church is an English Muay Thai fighter from Touchgloves Gym in Cornwall. She started out in martial arts with Taekwondo, achieved a 2nd Dan Black Belt and won a myriad of medals and awards. She fights Lauren ‘The Hatchet’ Huxley on March 23rd for a British Title in what has all the hallmarks of an epic fight.
Victoria Lomax Interview. Victoria Lomax is a 23 year old Muay Thai and K1 fighter from England, who actually fights out of Spain. She faces Lucy Payne on March 23rd and aims to take the Awakening World Title from her. We decided to chat to her and throw some questions her way in the run up to the fight.
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.
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!
Website Update 2.1.1. Below is a list of changes, now making the website version 2.1.1 Some of the changes are minor, and some are fairly big… but all, are for the overall betterment of your experience whilst on the website. Thank you for your continued support!
Monthly Most Viewed – Feb 2014. 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.
Hatice Ozyurt, aka The Turkish Delight, is a Muay Thai World Champion from the Netherlands. At just 26 she can be considered a prolific female fighter – Starting at age 13, she has over 100 fights under her belt and a jaw dropping record of 71 wins, 7 losses and 3 draws!
Originally from France, Annabelle Gely is a Muay Thai fighter living in London, England. She is a European Champion and has a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw. We decided to catch up with her in the run up to her world title fight against Hatice Ozyurt on February 22nd at Battle Under the Tower in Holland.
Most of you will know by now that we like to keep you informed as possible with what we’re doing at Awakening. Well, we have a milestone-like moment which comes in the form of both good and bad news. The inclusion of ads. That bad news is, the majority of people have a strong dislike of ads and they can make a website look cluttered.
You are set to fight fellow Brit Christi Brereton on February 22nd in Telford, UK for the UKMF British Title at 55kg. What can you tell us about Christi? “Christi and I were due to fight a few years ago when she was 17. It was on a UKMF show and I think for a title. The fight was pulled the day before the weigh in. It was massively frustrating for both of us
Alexis Rufus is an experienced Muay Thai fighter from London, England – fighting out of Stars Gym. She is also two times European Champion, and five times World Champion. As 2014 begins, it makes her ninth year as a female fighter with a record of 28-6-0 – and we are delighted to bring you this interview.
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.
Wow what a month! We wanted to share with you some of the progress our website made last month, and largely due to you, our supporters. Last year we worked hard to bring you the first Awakening site, but we were disappointed with the number visitors we were getting. We know that the Awakening mission is a worthy one, so we decided to largely rethink how we do things.
Caley Reece is well respected and extremely experienced female fighter from Western Australia. Although known for an impressive Muay Thai career (48-5-0), Caley dabbles in Grappling and holds a Brown Belt in Freestyle Karate. A lot has been going on with Caley recently, so we jumped on her to grab this interview for you.
On Christmas Day we launched the new website – “2.0” as we called it. We strive to constantly update the website for you, so periodically we will be improving features and tweaking the workings of the site. Today is the first of those updates. Below is a list of changes, now making the website version 2.1. Some of the changes are minor, and some are fairly big…
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.
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.
Hi everyone, I’m Ashley Mann from Awakening, I’m here with Awakening World Champion Lucy Payne. Hi Lucy, thanks for taking the time to chat to us today. “You’re welcome”. I know a lot of people saw you fight last in August at Lion Fight, could you tell us a bit about how your fight was against Tiffany Van Soest?
Back in November, we asked our beloved photographer Kelly Smith if she would go out into the field with Sheree Halliday and shoot some natural, non Muay Thai photographs for us. Kelly took it literally and took Sheree to… wait for it… a field!
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.
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