Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Shannon Logan - Female Fighter

This is female MMA fighter Shannon Logan.
This five foot six, 130 pound female grappler is trained not only in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but in Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, Karate, Muay Thai and grappling.
She was trained by Renzo Gracie, Nestor Marte, Phil Nurse and Fujiwara.
Along with Debi Purcell, she was one of the fourteen women that competed in one of the first (if not the first) all-woman’s Mixed Martial Arts event on April 13th, 2002.
Shannon was also the first female to fight inside an octagonal ring at RF 2 - Reality Fighting 2 at the Wildwood Convention Center in New Jersey where she lost to Laura D'Auguste.
She lost due to corner stoppage after eight minutes when she receieved a cut to the face.

Shannon is a NAGA champion, won 1st place at Grappler's Quest and took 1st place at Kimono Kombat in the Absolute Division.

The on-line magazine Jiu-Jitsu Net made Shannon it's "Girl of the Month" back in 2002.

And from that website, here is an interview Shannon did with a then 16 year old unknown, Kira Gracie...

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