Posts in category "Female MMA"

My Personal Experience with Fight Scene Training

My Personal Experience with Fight Scene Training
(Me and Daniel Pesina during filming of MK II) I wrote yesterday’s blog about how freerunning is an ideal hobby for people wanting to pursue a career as a stunt person or action star. The entertainment industry requires a wide range of specific skills for action scenes.  But if fight scene choreography peaks your interest... Read more »

Angelina Jolie Trains MMA for Fight Scenes in SALT

Angelia Jolie plays CIA officer, Evelyn Salt in SALT a ‘senseless blast’, according to David Edelstien of New York Magazine.  In fact, SALT, which has grossed over $70 million is receiving a nice array of reviews that seem to get exactly the type of movie it is intended to be – ACTION, ACTION, ACTION.  Ann... 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 »
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Women's MMA Showcased on SHOWTIME SATURDAY!

Strikeforce and M-1 Global will be featuring not only a number one male bout on Showtime @ 10PM ET/PT, but the number one fighter Cris Cyborg (delayed on west coast).  Cris Cyborg (9-1)  has a new opponent, Jan Finney who has a four fight winning streak going into Saturday’s fight night.  According to Sherdog readers... Read more »

15 Minute Morning MMA Blast Will Burn Fat Fast!

Try boosting your metabolism by waking up 15 minutes early.  Even 15 minutes of training, if it is high intensity can have a positive impact on your physique.  You will see changes in your body in a fairly short period of time if you give yourself a kick in the ass when you wake up... Read more »

Bellator XIV Featuring Local Chicago Fighters

The Bellator Season 2 opener will feature some local Chicago and Illinois-based fighters including the main bout, part of the Welterweight Tournament; former 2008 Olympic wrestler Ben Askren versus Central Illinois native and UFC veteran Ryan “The Tank Engine” Thomas. Chicago-based Pat Curran, cousin of Jeff Curran, with a winning record of 9-3-0 will take on Canadian Mike... Read more »
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Tonight's MMA Line Up: Strikeforce on Showtime

STRIKEFORCE Challengers, Friday, March 26, from Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.; Five-Fight Telecast Live on SHOWTIME® at 11:45 p.m. ET/ http://www.strikeforce.com This evening of fights will be available to a record 54.4 million households as part of the SHOWTIME ALL ACCESS Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD™ and SHOWTIME On Demand.  From Thursday, March 25 through Sunday,... Read more »

Chicagoan Erin Webb - MMA Professional, Guest Writer

I have covered the overall state of women in the sport of MMA in the past (in September, 2009 – http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/pow-mixed-martial-arts/2009/08/women-in-mixed-martial-arts-fighting-for-equality-part-i.html).  Today, there are so many women working in the MMA industry that bring professionalism, along with a long list of credentials.  I know from expereince that many people that have traditional views on women’s... Read more »

Pregnant While Training MMA or Martial Arts? Exercising Pregnant.

There are many people who have very conservative views on the appropriate level of exercise while pregnant. I have exercised until my delivery date through my 2 first pregnancies and now at 39 weeks pregnant I say you can keep it up – FOR SURE.  I would never suggest that anyone begins doing combat sports... Read more »
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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 »