Posts in category "Debi Purcell"
Taken from THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER IRVINE – You might want to run if you get caught in a cage with Debi Purcell. Being the recipient of her flying knee pretty much guarantees a ruined day. Purcell is known for being a pioneer in the world of mixed martial arts for women – training alongside... Read more »
Fighter Girls is proud to announce that Debi Purcell,MMA fighter and owner of the popular women’s MMA Website, will be on “Celebrity Fit Club” tonight Feb. 22 on VH1. Purcell is a highly rated fighter and grappler who has been on shows such as “Warrior Nation” on MSNBC, “Montel”, and just recently in the BBC documentary: “Cage Fighting Women”. ... Read more »
Ultimate Grappling has recently addressed the state of women in mixed martial arts. Mainstream news agencies like nbcsports.com and newamericanmedia.org have also recognized women in the sport of MMA as a newsworthy topic. In the year 2008, www.fightergirls.com increased its registered fighters to include over 1000 women. With this type of growth, it is only... Read more »
Revisiting my Favorite Posts A conversation about the state of women in the sport of mixed martial arts should begin with a glance back at two combative sports with a long history: boxing and wrestling. Although women’s boxing first appeared in the Olympic games as a demonstration in 1904, it really took the entire 20th... Read more »