Posts tagged "Women in MMA"

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 »

MMA Style Functional Strength Workout on Beach - Special Invitation

Interested in challenging yourself and working the body comprehensively.  If you can not afford a personal trainer you should take advantage of the opportunity to train with Erin Webb this Monday, July 12.  Webb is a local fitness professional with extenive training in the mixed martial arts.  She is also the editor of fightergirls.com (http://www.fightergirls.com)... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »