Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

Life sometimes can be difficult to figure out. We all have dreams of what we would like to do or be, but weather or not we are successful in accomplishing those dreams is a whole other thing. Often there are obstacles and adversity along the way…For some of us the adversity is self created yet  [ Read More ]

Categories: Bellator, Inspiration

Evolve WMMA Show Hosted By Shelley Devine | Nick Newell– “Notorious Nick” Have you ever wondered what exceeding others expectations would be like when the odds are stacked against you? In this episode my guest defied the odds against him, went against conventional thinking to what was physically possible to become the only professional MMA  [ Read More ]

Categories: Bellator, Inspiration

Evolve WMMA Show Hosted By Shelley Devine | Miranda Maverick – “Paving Her Own Way!” Have you ever wondered what it took to be successful in your career and life? In this episode my guest may help you find the answer to just that! Miranda Maverick has not only left her mark at Invicta FC  [ Read More ]

Categories: Inspiration, UFC, WMMA PODCAST

Amateur MMA & Muay Thai fighter Rebecca Moore is juggling training for a Muay Thai tournament in Iowa while studying pre-med at Columbia University in NY. Talk about a full plate! She suffered for years from severe neck pain and was medicated for ADHD. She turned to fight training to help her focus under pressure  [ Read More ]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple belt, Maria Kipreos recaps her experience at a recent Grappling Industries tournament where she faced Invicta FC fighter Kerri Kenneson . Maria shares her experience about being a women training, teaching and competing in BJJ. She is currently teaching a women’s BJJ class in Norwood MA at Connors MMA.      [ Read More ]

Categories: Inspiration, WMMA PODCAST

When I first started training my students at Evolve Bootcamp, they came to know and repeat the phrase “Show No Weakness”. They would say it to each other to encourage their team mates and hang tough during grueling workouts . However, they did not know the story behind the phrase nor did they know why  [ Read More ]

All Roads Lead to Chiang Mai Female Fighting Writer Shelley Devine talks about her and her team’s training trip to one of kickboxing’s meccas. Trying to get a fight in Canada or the states when you are only 100lbs just doesn’t happen too easily, at least not for Canadian Sylvie Charbonneau and New Yorker Sylvie  [ Read More ]

Categories: Inspiration, WMMA Pioneers

Women fighters out of Boston now have a place to take a crash course in Muay Thai. Intimidating is the only word to describe the overall first time feeling as a female walking down a side street off Broadway in Somerville, MA, not sure as to what lays ahead of you behind the black painted  [ Read More ]

Categories: Inspiration, WMMA Pioneers