Canada’s Developing Female Fighters

Roberta NikkelTwo fighters starting their careers talk about their futures in the sport plus one of Canada’s premier MMA radio hosts explains how the sport is developing in the Great White North.

Canada is the new hot bed of the MMA world. With Sarah Kaufman and George St. Pierre, both male and female fighters are starting to grow in rapid numbers. Two fights this weekend include Raging Wolf Champion, #10 ranked fighter, and Canuck Alexis Davis facing Tonya Evinger for her belt in Niagara Falls, NY; and Alberta’s Erin McDougall will be making her MMA amateur debut in her hometown, facing fellow Albertan Kate Diks.

In this special podcast, we talk to two amateur fighters; Muay Thai kickboxer Roberta Nikkel, and MMA fighter Kailee Ryan, talk about how they got into the sport, their influences, and where they want to head in their careers.

We also talk to Montreal AM 990’s “Ringside Radio” co-host Metric Julie about where she seem women’s mma progressing and what needs to happen to help expand all over Canada.

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