Cheryl Ragsdale (Cheryl Ragsdale)



Boston MA

About Cheryl Ragsdale:

Cheryl Ragsdale practices martial arts for fun and physical fitness at Florian Martial Arts Center. She was recently promoted to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt by Keith Florian and Kenny Florian, UFC Fighter. Check out some of my other posts strictly for UFC fans and fighters.

Cheryl Ragsdale's Favorite Sports:

Boxing, MMA,

Cheryl Ragsdale's Posts:

MMA Fan Reaction: Women’s Sports Foundation Responds to AIBA About Olympic Women Boxing in Skirts
posted on November 2, 2011 at 6:08pm

Photo credit: Cris Cyborg Santos wearing gladiator skirt for MMA fight with Yoko Takahashi at Elite XC October 2008. Unanimous decision after 3 rounds for Cyborg. Women who participate in MMA and other combat sports have a hard time getting people ...more

What Do Olympic Boxing and Badminton Have in Common? Skirts
posted on October 29, 2011 at 5:30pm

First, it was "let's have women wear skirts to compete in badminton at the Olympics". That conversation didn't go well. But that hasn't stopped AIBA from suggesting that women wear skirts to compete in London 2012....more

Interview: CNN Correspondent Amber Lyon Investigates MMA Fighter Girls
posted on October 20, 2011 at 10:35pm

This interview is a reprint from Yahoo! Sports. Amber Lyon is a correspondent with the CNN Special Investigations and Documentary Unit. You might remember her as the blonde reporter talking to the "Craig" in Craigslist (founder Craig Newmark) in a CNN ...more

Avery Vilche Female MMA Fighter Loses Four Fights in a Row, Comes Back To Win Next Fight
posted on June 17, 2011 at 2:30pm

This week, I co-hosted MarQ's Wombat Sport's WMMA fighter interview with Avery Vilche, a female MMA fighter who describes herself as "freakishly strong" and says she presses almost 1000lbs. After spending half an hour listening to how she thinks, I'd s...more

G2 Summit 2011 Let's Celebrate Women's MMA
posted on June 17, 2011 at 1:13pm

The GFight G2 Summit has been a yearly event since 2009. This year's event scheduled for July 1 - 3, 2011 in Las Vegas is hosted by Tuff N Nuff and GFight. Keep reading for more details and to see the complete list of Incredible Seminar Leaders....more

Gina Carano on Top Watched MMA Fights List
posted on April 10, 2011 at 11:05am

Gina Carano and Kimbo Slice both appear twice on the list of Top Watched MMA Fights according to this MMA infographic (see below). If UFC President, Dana White and Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker need proof that fans will pay to see women fighters, they nee...more

Would more women in MMA cause mainstream shift?
posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:39pm

How do you take MMA - a fringe sport - mainstream? Jonny Bones Jones, the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, is pulling MMA fighters in front of mainstream audiences by appearing with Kirstie Alley and Jay Leno on the Tonight Show. Much is expected...more

Women’s MMA – Who’s Your Daddy?
posted on April 5, 2011 at 10:46am

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world ~ Archimedes MMA fans everywhere are digesting the news that Zuffa, parent company of  the UFC, bought Strikeforce, the UFC’s biggest competitor. Bl...more

Jump to page: 1