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

Dare To Speak Up – #submitthestigma With Erin Herle (Interview)

“I start the discussion.” After her father’s suicide two years ago, Erin Herle started the campaign #submitthestigma. Her message: mental health is just as important as physical health, and it’s vastly unrecognised. Since its founding, Erin organises charity seminars all across the… Continue Reading