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... WGP #51 Results. VideoThe woman who ferries Covid patients in a school bus, Large cat figure discovered in Peru's Nazca lines, The story of the blaze that destroyed Moria camp. © 2020 BBC. “My brother was a kickboxer and I followed him to the gym. Women's Middleweight -75 kg Women's Middleweight - 69 kg The event was held from 5 to 12 June 2018. Women's Light Heavyweight -81 kg "It is literally the Premier League of kickboxing. 2018 I wanted my mum's prayers". Tennessee considers kickboxing to be a very inclusive sport which challenges traditional views of men's and women's involvement. "When I started competing, I wanted my family's blessing. Prior to her world title win, Tennessee's greatest achievement was winning the WAKO Senior European Championships in November 2018, which no other female fighter has achieved for Great Britain in full contact. Now aged 34, she has overcome every challenge she has faced. A British Bangladeshi woman who tackled a strict religious upbringing, escaped a disastrous arranged marriage, and was then diagnosed with a debilitating health condition - all before becoming a kickboxing world champion. Kickboxing grandma, 76, preparing for first fight, Sex abuse victim Natasha Mina: 'Kickboxing gave me strength', Kickboxing and Cub Scouts at a Cardiff mosque, Far-right online: 'I got them back on social media' Video, Far-right online: 'I got them back on social media', The woman who ferries Covid patients in a school bus. 2001, India - New Delhi - 15 November 2018 - 24 November 2018, Women's Pinweight -46 kg 1.1.2 Match license Women's Welterweight -64 kg Women's -71 kg More ». WGP Kickboxing held its most recent event Saturday. Tennessee said: "The competition was massive. I didn't want to go behind their back any more. 2016 Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure? From the section Boxing. She said: "When I was younger I used to get up extra early on a Sunday morning, make sure all the house chores were done, keep my mum super happy and then ask her, really politely: 'Mum can I go to the gym for an hour?'. A student becomes only the second British woman to be crowned a world kickboxing champion. 2008 GLORY heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven is holding a Fan Day this Saturday December 1 in … Read More. Help betting; Archives of the website; Calendar of the season; Competitions prize list; Statistics; Popular. "After my arranged marriage ended, I decided to take my parents to the gym without telling them where I was taking them," she said. They felt guilty about what happened to me in my marriage. First female British Muslim kickboxing champion inspires a new generation. Four-man tournaments are the standard, with eight-man tournaments also staged on occasion. Tennessee Randall of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, won the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (Wako) world championships in December. Heavyweight (168+, 175+ or 200+ lb, 76.2+ kg, 79.4+ kg or 90.7+ kg), Light heavyweight (168+ or 175 lb, 76.2+ or 79.4 kg), Light middleweight, junior middleweight, super welterweight (154 lb, 69.9 kg), Light welterweight, junior welterweight, super lightweight (140 lb, 63.5 kg), Super featherweight, junior lightweight (130 lb, 59 kg), Super bantamweight, junior featherweight (122 lb, 55.3 kg), Super flyweight, junior bantamweight (115 lb, 52.2 kg), Light flyweight, junior flyweight (108 lb, 49 kg), Strawweight, mini flyweight, minimumweight (105 lb, 47.6 kg), Atomweight, junior mini flyweight, light minimumweight (102 lb, 46.3 kg), "List of current female world boxing champions", Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_current_female_world_boxing_champions&oldid=981933878, Wikipedia pending changes protected pages, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 October 2020, at 07:35. 2010 The world's premier kickboxing league, GLORY World Series maintains six different weight classes. Her mother Tracy Randall said: "What she has achieved is unbelievable. Women's Bantamweight -51 kg "They are the only Olympic recognised organisation in the sport. It is what I do in life. It was a rollercoaster of emotions throughout the week trying to keep my nerves in control. Video, Queues in China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine, Coronavirus: The place in North America with no cases, Sir James Dyson to sell Singapore penthouse at a loss. Current champions. Choice of a season : I was worried I would have to choose either the sport I fell in love with or my family.". 2019 From the section Boxing. Women's -67 kg Women's Lightweight -60 kg Tennessee did not take the path her mother thought she would when she was a child. Women's Welterweight -66 kg Enfusion. Amateur Boxing - 2018. [2][3], In the finals of the light flyweight category Mary Kom of India beat Ukrainian boxer Hana Okhota to win the gold, creating history by becoming the first woman boxer to win six gold medals in the AIBA World Boxing Championships. "I had the best training camp off my instructor in Port Talbot so I just knew that if I performed how I could perform, it would all be OK and it all paid off in the end. I was 12 years old. Each champion's professional boxing record is shown in the following format: wins–losses–draws–no contests (knockout wins). She has won the Irish Open for two years in a row and is hoping to make it a hat-trick in 2020, which would be a first for a woman in full-contact fighting. “That's why I am very happy to be in GLORY – the best in the world are here and I am here to make big fights and capture the belt!” she says. US Promoters are failing women in boxing. We tried dancing, that lasted for about three lessons...then at seven, I took her kickboxing and it was as if she had found her thing. "My coach told me to see a specialist when we realised after one good training session I'd be in bed for a month," she said. Video, Arctic Circle teens call for help to save their homes, Philippines artificial beach 'bad for environment' Video, Philippines artificial beach 'bad for environment', 'A year of rising and fading hopes' in Beirut. That is my life. By Rahil Sheikh BBC Asian Network. Women's Light Welterweight -63 kg The 2018 Women’s European Boxing Championships was hosted and organized by the Bulgarian Boxing Association in Asics Arena, Sofia, Bulgaria in 2018. The current champions in each weight class are listed below. She was named best female ring fighter from 50 champions at different weights after winning the under-56kg category. Last updated on 17 March 2018 17 March 2018. Fifteen years ago, while studying architecture at Westminster University, Begum found a way to express herself - with Thai boxing, a form of kickboxing. Watch the best moments of Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema after she becomes the first player to reach 50 Women's Super League goals. "I just fell in love with the sport, I had such a confined upbringing that I finally found an outlet to express myself, but I was definitely leading a double life. 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The profile of women's professional boxing has risen lately, with stars such as Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams and Ireland's Katie Taylor. Women's Light Heavyweight -80 kg Video, 'A year of rising and fading hopes' in Beirut, Queues in China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine. The 2018 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships was held at KD Jadav Indoor Stadium at New Delhi, India and took place between 15 and 24 November 2018. Fleet Street's first female football reporter, Julie Welch, tells Football Focus' Caroline de Moraes about the ups and downs of making her way in such a male-dominated industry. Meksen, one of the world's most decorated female kickboxers, started training at the age of 12 after following her older brother Mehdi along to his kickboxing club. At 13 I had my first fight and became French champion at that age and weight. The fight card was headlined by a … Read More. "My family were very protective of me. "We tried the dancing, that lasted for about three lessons," said Tracy. Women's -90kg By the time she was 19, she had won her first competitive event. "As a female, being able to do something and give others hope that nothing is set in stone and you can get through anything.". China's economy continues to bounce back from virus slump, Large 2,000-year-old cat discovered in Peru's Nazca lines, Covid-19: Italy tightens rules after coronavirus cases surge, How to save money working from home this winter, Alibaba increases stranglehold on Chinese shoppers, Brexit: Anglican leaders issue Internal Markets Bill warning, 'The fake reporter wanted to know about our software', Kickboxing nan, 76, gearing up for first fight. Last updated on 17 March 201817 March 2018.From the section Boxing. It is a very simple life but for me I think this simplicity and dedication is the key to victory.”. Women's Light Bantamweight -52 kg But, despite her passion for the sport growing, she kept it secret from her family for five years. Edwin "El Tigre" AguilarTijuana, Baja, Mexico, 120-3/88, Pro MMA: 26-19 - Pro Boxing: 1-0/1, 190, 5'10", Tiger Team IKF Pro Full Muay Thai Rules Cruiserweight World Champion.. Aguilar won his title on Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 in Montego Bay, Jamaica when he … First female British Muslim kickboxing champion inspires a new generation. In March 2019, she won the prestigious Irish Open championship for the second year running in full contact. Each champion's professional boxing record is shown in the following format: wins–losses–draws–no contests (knockout wins).Heavyweight (168+, 175+ or 200+ lb, 76.2+ kg, 79.4+ kg or 90.7+ kg) Home » Sports » Nigeria’s Young emerges kick-boxing world champion. “My brother was a kickboxer and I followed him to the gym. But the journey to acceptance was to be far more difficult then she imagined. I don't know how she does it.". Video, The woman who ferries Covid patients in a school bus, The story of the blaze that destroyed Moria camp. No fighter from Great Britain has ever been awarded this accolade previously. The tournaments take one of two forms: either they are World Championship Tournaments, with the division's world title on the line, or they are 'Contender' tournaments, with the winner earning a spot in the next upcoming World Championship Tournaments. Women's Flyweight -51 kg I was 12 years old. "Two years ago I had a bronze in the championship so in those two years I have been working extremely hard to improve that medal and turn it into a gold.". 2002 Tennessee regularly competes at an international level and fully funds herself, despite many of her opponents from abroad being full-time sponsored athletes. Tennessee said her passion outside of competing lay in teaching and inspiring the future generation of Welsh kickboxers. Teaching has helped me improve my fighting as well. Women's Bantamweight -54 kg To organize matches and events under the auspices of GSI, the written permission of the management og GSI is required, known as the match license.

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