Know Your Fighter: Courtney Martin

Full Name:

Courtney Martin



Where were you born:


Where do you live:


Which gym do you train out of:

Wolves Den

Who are your coaches:

Stephen Walton

What belts or rankings do you currently possess as a martial artist:

Purple belt in bjj

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:

Tee-ball, Baseball, golf, hockey, swimming, basketball, I was an active kid

When did you begin to take MMA seriously as a hobby and then as a potential profession:

I started competing in 2017, as soon as I decided to compete I took it as seriously as a heart attack. That didn’t really change when I transitioned to Pro. I was already making changes in my lifestyle to prioritise training and put that first.

Favourite aspect of training or favourite session of the week, and why:

I like the routine and grind of fight camps but I love the learning and growth you make out of fight camps. I love MMA because some weeks my favourite thing to do is jits and then other weeks it’s striking.

What are your greatest strengths as an athlete or a fighter:

I’m stubborn and if it comes down to it I’m more than happy to scrap

How would you describe your fighting style:

Adaptive, I’m comfortable standing, wrestling or on the ground.

What is your favourite sport and why:

Baseball, I started playing again last year just as a casual hobby and fell back in love with it

Who is your favourite athlete:

Shohei Ohtani

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:

Zhang Weili and Xiong Jing Nan They both eminate champ energy, head down, work hard, get shit done

What are your immediate and long term goals:

Win this fight against Amena and then keep working.

When fans see your name on a fight poster, what should they expect:

Just a girl that’s pretty fucking happy to be in the cage

How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

Ideally with a stoppage

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

Everyone supporting me is so so appreciated, you all mean the world to me.

Where will any fans or supporters be able to find you socials: