Posts in category "Debi Purcell"

Explosive Drill to Improve Throwing/Takedowns

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RJ Cohen a member of the Cohen Judo Club with locations throughout the Chicago-land area has an impressive grasp of how strength training needs to integrate sport specific applications for judo players.  Judo is becoming more popular in the MMA community.  Karo Parisyan, a 4 time International Judo Champion and MMA fighter has demonstrated the... Read more »

Debi Purcell - MMA Professional, Paved Road For All Fighters

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 »

Debi Purcell on Celebrity Fit Club Tonight!

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 »
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Women in Mixed Martial Arts: Fighting for Equality Part II

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 »

Women in Mixed Martial Arts: Fighting for Equality Part I

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 »