Women Fight Back – Updated Fight Card

Posted: August 23, 2012 in Uncategorized

Emma Smith, Colosseum Sports: “Victim Support helped me out so much in my life, I wanted to give something back”

(London, 23rd July.12) Colosseum Sports is proud to announce the final fight card for ‘Women Fight Back’ at Fight Science Gym in Aldershot (UK) for this Saturday 25th August at 7pm, boasting a rare all female card. The event is a not-for-profit fundraiser, both organised and carried out by volunteers from the UK MMA community.

The Women Fight Back Card now includes 2 professional and 5 Amateur MMA bouts, plus 2 K1 and 2 White Collar boxing fights. Pro Flyweight Rachael McMillan was forced to withdraw from her MMA bout against Kate Jackson due to injury but the fighters have agreed to square off in a White Collar boxing match. MacMillan is undefeated at Semi-Pro in MMA and has a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple, while Jackson has a 4-1-0 MMA record. The fight will be a boxing first for both women.

Three further withdrawals have pitted Laura Howarth against Cheryl Flynn for a Bantamweight Amateur match (agreed without headshots on the ground), while Sophie Cook returns to the cage to face Sharlott Stephen, also at Amateur.

Two new fighters have been added to the card in KC Kendall and Katherine Brown, who will be fighting an Amateur bout at Lightweight. Fighter Danielle West will now be joining Michelle Drake Browning to referee the MMA fights.

Pro MMA Fights
Chloe Hinchliffe vs Cherie Buck
Andrea Gladiatrix vs Emma Watson

Amateur MMA Fights
Laura Howarth vs Cheryl Flynn
Paula Donnelly vs LJ Adams
Kerry Hughes vs Kerry Masarati
KC Kendall vs Katherine Brown
Sophie Cook vs Sharlott Stephen

Boxing & K1 Fights
Rachael McMillan vs Kate Jackson
Colleen Minter vs Grace Andersen
Aggy Lawton vs Jannette Baillie
Micheala Parker vs Jo Houston

*About Victim Support

Victim Support is the national charity for people affected by crime and gives help to over 1 million people every year.

The funds raised at this event will go towards training 6,000 volunteers who give free and confidential information, emotional support and practical help to anyone affected by crime, whether or not it has been reported and regardless of when it happened.

Victim Support also runs the Witness Service which supports witnesses when they give evidence in court, as well as the Victim Support line.

If you want to make a donation to Victim Support, please go to: http://www.victimsupport.org.uk/Donate

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