This Girl Is On Fire

Interview with Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto   “I hate competing.” She’s known for her honesty, heart and putting up fights that are all-out wars where she leaves everything on the mat. We talk with black belt Raqual Pa’aluhi Canuto (Checkmat), about… Continue Reading

Follow Your Dreams – Interview With Charlotte von Baumgarten

Picture: MaggieLeft.com   “It’s now or never.” She had a break from competing, but shocked the world with a jaw-dropping performance just over a year ago. Charlotte von Baumgarten became the lightweight brown belt European champion in 2017, and has… Continue Reading

The Girl Who Beat Mackenzie Dern – Interview With Elvira Karppinen

Picture by Jarno Juutinen   “I was prepared to give everything I had.” Elvira did what most people thought she couldn’t: defeating Mackenzie Dern – the former ADCC World Champion – in the very first round of the ADCC World… Continue Reading

The Girl Who Fought Gabi Garcia – Interview With Amanda “Tubby” Alequin

Picture by RibeiroPhoto   “I fear no woman when I step on the mat.” Amanda Alequin (also known as Amanda Santana Benavides, but even better known as ‘Tubby’) is no stranger to the competition scene. Having won the IBJJF No-Gi Worlds… Continue Reading

Livia Gluchowska On The Unknown Strength (Podcast)

Livia Gluchowska from Absolute MMA St Kilda talks with The Unknown – Strength & Conditioning on the upcoming Eddie Bravo Invitational – EBI 12. They discuss her preparation for the tournament, her view on the ruleset of EBI, and how… Continue Reading