Amanda Kelly

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Amanda Kelly
Born1982 (age 37–38)
Drumnadrochit, Scotland
Other namesMachine Gun
ResidenceLondon, England
NationalityScottish
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight126 lb (57 kg; 9.0 st)
DivisionBantamweight
Reach70.0 in (178 cm)
StyleBoxing, Muay Thai
StanceSouthpaw
TeamKO Gym[1]
Kickboxing record
Total32
Wins30
By knockout9
Losses1
Draws1
Mixed martial arts record
Total4
Wins1
By knockout1
Losses3
By knockout1
By submission1
By decision1
Other information
Websitehttps://www.amandakellypt.com/
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Amanda Kelly[2] is a Scottish female kickboxer and mixed martial artist, based in London. She has competed professionally since 2005 and is currently in the Cage Warriors Bantamweight division.[3] Trained in Muay Thai for 5 years due to her upright stance compared to other in her training group.[4]

Fight career[edit]

Amanda Kelly began competing in the IFMA European Championships 2009 in Latvia and the IFMA World Championships 2009 in Thailand gaining a Silver and Bronze medals. Amanda then made the decision to focus and become a kickboxer the sport and gave up her career in Architecture. This decision lead to her achieving the WMC (MAD) World Title (2010) and the ISKA World Title (2011). Amanda Kelly has defeated opponents such as Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Chantal Ughi, Claire Haigh, Rachida Hilali.[5][6][7]

Amanda Kelly is originally from a small village outside of Inverness called Drumnadrochit. She studied and worked in Scotland but did not have the time to train and compete which led her to moving to London. The East London KO Muay Thai gym was the first gym she joined after moving.[4]

Amanda Kelly worked in the field of architecture when she first moved to London. After this, she began to study to become a personal trainer.[4]

Titles[edit]

  • 2011 – ISKA World Champion
  • 2010 – WMC (MAD) World Champion
  • 2009 – IFMA World Championships, Thailand (Bronze)
  • 2009 – IFMA European Championships, Latvia (Silver)[8]

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing Record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
3 matches 2 wins 1 loss
By knockout 1 0
By submission 1 0
By decision 0 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 1–3 L.J. Adams Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) CWFC 72 – Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 72 13 September 2014 3 3:33 Newport, Wales
Loss 1–2 Kerry Hughes TKO (Punches) CWFC 69 – Super Saturday 7 July 2014 2 4:56 London, England
Loss 1–1 Laura Howarth Decision (Unanimous) CWFC 64 – Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 64 15 February 2014 3 5:00 London, England
Win 1–0 Hannah Stephens KO (Knee) CWFC 60 – Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 60 5 October 2013 1 3:40 London, England
Win 2–3 Fatima Adib Decision (Unanimous) Enfusion Live 30 March 2013 3 3:00 London, England

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muay Thai boxer Amanda Kelly: KO Gym". Daily Star. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  2. ^ Sherdog.com. "Amanda". Sherdog. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Thai boxing: coming to a gym near you". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Interview with Amanda Kelly". Muay Thai on the Brain. 23 November 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Greg and Kelly both win fights at the indigO2". Ipswich Star. Archived from the original on 30 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Amanda Kelly's journey from Muay Thai World Champion to MMA". splitdecisionmmauk.com. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Interview with Amanda Kelly". Muay Thai on the Brain. 23 November 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Amanda Kelly". Awakening Fighters. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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