Posts tagged "Female Fighters"

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 »

Strikeforce Line-up for Feb. 25th on SHOWTIME

  Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, Hilton San Jose, San Jose, California   STRIKEFORCE: Challengers ON SHOWTIME┬« Friday, Feb. 26, 2010; Telecast Begins at 11 p.m. ET/PT   SAN JOSE, Calif.  - The 24 mixed martial arts fighters all made weight for the historic STRIKEFORCE: Challengers fight card tomorrow/Friday, Feb. 26 on SHOWTIME┬« (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at the... 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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Gina Carano Hosts Carano-Cyborg Week on Showtime 2

SHO 2 will be offering a special series on MMA’s two female superstars: Gina Carano and Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos the week leading to their August 15 fight.  The fight will take place in San Jose, CA on a Strikeforce card.  They have agreed on 145 lbs at the weight class.  Carano 10 months removed from... Read more »

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 »
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