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.
Monthly Most Viewed – July 2014. Here is this July’s “Monthly Most Viewed” article. We have a look at the top ten most viewed female fighter profiles in the Awakening fighter register. We have now decided to also include places 11 – 20 because the database is growing rapidly!
Our ninth Awakening Spotlight article takes us to Louisville, Kentucky to highlight American Muay Thai and K1 fighter Lindsay Haycraft. We thought this genuine and hardworking lady was an ideal athlete for this months’ spotlight. Sadly, she officially announced her retirement at the end of May, etching in history her respectable overall record of 25-12-0. We asked her what inspires and motivates her, and she replied…
UFC finally signs Holly Holm. What great news, yesterday evening Dana White announced over twitter that the UFC has finally signed the incredible Holly Holm!
Final 8 TUF 20 Cast Revealed. The cast of TUF 20 has been revealed! For the first time, the entire cast of The Ultimate Fighter will be women, with 16 strawweights competing for the inaugural UFC Championship belt!
Monthly Most Viewed – June 2014. Here is this month’s instalment of our “Monthly Most Viewed” article, in which we take a look at the top ten most viewed female fighter profiles in the Awakening fighter register, from the previous month.
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.
Julie Kitchen Blooper Reel. We were going through our archives and rediscovered an amusing clip of The Queen of Muay Thai, Julie Kitchen. We thought you’d like to see it, as this clip proves that this living legend is human after all!
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.
The Cast of TUF 20 Pt. 2. With less than two weeks to go until The Ultimate Fighter season 20 filming gets underway, we’re taking a look at the twenty-seven athletes vying for the 8 remaining cast positions, and the 2 alternate places.
Cast of TUF 20 Pt.1. With taping commencing on July 1st, we’re less than two weeks away from the start of TUF 20 filming! Eight athletes from Invicta Fighting Championships are already cast for the first all-female season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Spotlight: Ruthie Wright. Competitive. Strong. Driven. All of these qualities can be used to describe Cornish athlete Ruthie Wright, lovingly known as “The Pink Machine”
Farinaz Lari Interview Pt.2. This is the second part of the Farinaz Lari interview, here is the link to part one.
Farinaz Lari Interview Pt.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!
Monthly Most Viewed – May 2014. If you’ve been following Awakening’s progress, then you may now be used to seeing this feature. If this is the first time you have seen this feature, we hope you enjoy it.
Women’s martial arts is truly a global sport on the rise, and its growth is roused by athletes like Ranini Cundasawmy, a prominent multi-disciplined fighter from Mauritius. Ranini has been pivotal within the island nation’s martial arts community as a Muay Thai and Savate champion, coach, and icon.
Monthly Most Viewed – April 2014. Have you been wondering which of the Awakening female fighter profiles received the most visits during April? Here is our forth “Monthly Most Viewed” article, this time showing you April’s top ten most viewed profiles on the Awakening register.
Van Soest and Payne talk Lion Fight 15 Rematch. Last week Lion Fight Promotions announced their full card for Lion Fight 15! It had been common knowledge for a while that the ultra-exciting Tiffany van Soest would be on the show, but it was only very recently that they finally confirmed that she would be rematched against UK’s technical Lucy Payne.
Paige VanZant Interview. 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.
Tecia Torres Interview. 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!
Jo Calderwood Interview. 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.
Julie Kitchen Website Launched. Yesterday we posted the Julie Kitchen Story, all really in the hopes of wetting you’re your appetites… because today at 4pm (GMT), we launch Julie’s website!