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Rappler.com: Ana Julaton and her MMA journey by Nissi Icasiano

Ana Julaton and her MMA journey by Nissi Icasiano

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MANILA, Philippines – Over the past six years, women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) rose from relative obscurity to noticeable heights that many could not fathom in such a short span of time.

The once male-dominated league has been infiltrated by women equipped with equal prowess to engage in high-testosterone action, at times even with more gusto than their male counterparts.

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Fil-Am Champ Julaton not leaving boxing, excited to fight in PH for ONE FC by Celeste Flores

Fil-Am champ Julaton not leaving boxing, excited to fight in PH for ONE FC by Celeste Flores, Inquirer.net

Read more: http://sports.inquirer.net/150032/fil-am-champ-julaton-not-leaving-boxing-excited-to-fight-in-ph-for-one-fc#ixzz2yaqws15L

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The Rise of Female Fighters in 2013; Enter Women’s Boxing in 2014

Marcos (L) vs Me (R) featured on GMA Network TV, Philippines
Marcos (L) vs Me (R) on GMA Network TV, Philippines

As a female boxer, I am often asked, “Why aren’t there women boxing on TV?” or I’ll get sympathy remarks like, “America should support women boxers….”  I’ve dealt with the same conversation for the past 10 years.  Continue reading The Rise of Female Fighters in 2013; Enter Women’s Boxing in 2014