Merry Christmas and Welcome to 2.0

Awakening Fighters Article

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…

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Payne vs Van Soest

Lion Fight 10

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)

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Anderson vs Church

Vicky Church

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.

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Barlow vs Peloumpi

Barlow Vs. Peloumpi

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.

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Huxley vs Cunvin

Huxley Vs. Cunvin

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…

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Female Fighters Unite

Mz &Amp; Emmers Sports Bra Auction

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.

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Anderson vs Walkey

Anderson Vs. Walkey

6th April 2013. Grace Anderson faced Claire Walkey in Guildford, UK at CSMMA’s Ultimate Conflict 4 in a last minute K1 bout. Grace’s greatest assets are her power and dedication, whereas Claire has a youthful fearlessness about her and Touchgloves Gym showing her the way.

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Merrett vs Payne

Awakening World Muay Thai Championship Belt | Awakening Fighters

The two inaugural Awakening World Muay Thai Titles took place this past Sunday at Fast & Furious 2 in Penzance, Cornwall, UK. The event marked an emotional and historical notch in the Awakening timeline. Not only were there the two first ever Awakening titles up for grabs, it was actually our first co-sanctioned event.

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Rousey vs Carmouche

Rousey Vs. Carmouche

Last night saw a pivotal moment in WMMA, as global eyes watched UFC 157 with bated breath to see how Dana White would showcase the organisations first ever women’s bout. Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche was placed as the main event, and was for the Women’s Bantamweight World Champion title. In the co-main event spot was Lyota Machida vs Dan Henderson.

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We’ve Given Birth

Awakening Fighters Article

We’re finally here with our website. I know right? We hope you like it, let us know what you think. We’ve plenty of exciting ideas for the future which we feel will help female martial artists gain the recognition that they deserve. For now, let us talk you through what the website is all about.

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Clash of the Titans

Beth Bodilly At Clash Of The Titans

Clash of the Titans was a mixed Muay Thai event hosted by Touchgloves Gym in Penzance, UK on 4th November, 2012. They had set the venue up in a very atmospheric and fitting way. The arena was dark and misted by a smoke machine, and was reminiscent of the kind of Muay Thai event you might see in Thai movie. There were twenty-three fights in total, seven of which were female.

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Invicta FC 3 Review

Invicta Fc 3

History was made on Saturday 6th October 2012 at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS. The first ever Invicta FC world champion was crowned after a great Atomweight bout between Jessica Penne (California) and Naho Sugiyama (Japan). Penne beat previously undefeated Sugiyama via triangle choke in the second round (2:20).

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Women Fight Back

Women Fight Back

Women Fight Back event was hosted by Colosseum Sports (CSMMA) in Aldershot, UK on 25th August 2012. The show itself was in aid of Victim Support for Women, raising funds to support victims of  abusive crimes. The turn out for the event was not that high considering it was a charity event, we feel the community could have made a better effort to support it.

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Kitchen vs Nakamoto

Kitchen Vs. Nakamoto - Champion Of Champions

August 18 th 2012. It was a great fight card indeed this evening. There were many male fighters, who all put on a great show, but you’re not on the Awakening page to read about those and we’re not here to write about them. Hats off to them, use Google to find out more.

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