Danielle Tighe – One to Watch – Fighter Profile

Name: Danielle TigheAge: 38D.O.B: 26/12/82Nationality: BritishLocation: East SussexGym: Revolution Martial Arts, KentCoach: Steve O’KeeffeBJJ Rank: Purple BeltHeight: 5’6Weight Class: Middleweight Danielle Tighe is a ferocious BJJ purple belt competitor from East Sussex, England fighting out of Revolution Martial Arts, Kent under 1st Degree Black Belt Steve O’Keeffe at Checkmat. Tighe

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‘Women Who Fight’ – Who Are They?

Being a woman in any male-dominated field can be tough for a plethora of reasons, but being a woman in martial arts comes with problems most can’t even imagine. Thankfully now, organisations such as Women Who Fight exists. I interviewed them to learn more about what they do, so that

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Submission Hunter Pro 60 Results: Danielle Kelly Submits Roxanne Modafferi

Women got it done at Submission Hunter Pro 60. With the elevated mat came elevated status as the main event featured a UFC fighter opposite a rising star, all live-streamed on UFC FIghtPass. In the main event, Danielle Kelly defeated the #8 UFC women’s flyweight Roxanne Modafferi. Female grapplers from all over the country — hailing from big prominent schools to the smaller community centers — rose to the occasion, with The Rose as a beneficiary, in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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UFC’s Unicorn: Roxanne Modafferi QandA

Roxanne Modafferi is the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) #8 in the women’s flyweight division. She will be facing top prospect Danielle Kelly in the main event of Submission Hunter Pro 60, an all-female card stacked with some of Jiu-Jitsu’s rising stars and exciting grapplers.

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Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan Out, Juliana Lima In (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

Submission Hunter Pro 60 Update: Jessa Khan out, Juliana Lima in; Erin Herle out (UFC Fight Pass Schedule Included)

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Ana Carolina Vieira, Queen of the Kumite (Third Coast Grappling: Kumite VII Results and Review)

All hail the Queen of the Kumite! Third Coast Grappling (3CG) Kumite 7 was the last event of the series that spanned four months amidst a worldwide pandemic. Eight elite female competitors went all-in for the $10,000 prize and a title that will never be disputed. They showcased the best of

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Jena Bishop

This is a profile on Jena Bishop, part five of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VII: Queen of the Kumite (Preview)

Hear them roar. To cap off the successful Kumite series, Third Coast Grappling (3CG) chose to have an all-female bracket. As the other Kumites went, $10,000 goes to the champion, but there is an additional incentive for this finale. As 3CG President Ryan McGuire described it, “Gamblers Jiu Jitsu/Mike Cipriani will be paying every winner of each match including the final a nice crisp $250.00.” That means the Kumite Queen wins the title and $10,750. Read on for the breakdown of each first round matchup.

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathiely De Jesus

Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 is the last event of the series that spans four months during a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 prize. That is a powerful statement for equality in the sport. Eight world-class elite competitors showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu. This is part three of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in the bracket. This is Nathiely De Jesus.

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