Vs.: Women in Combat Sports
Dir. Derek Price & Emily Ramsay, Prod. Emily Ramsay
6 x 30 min Sports Documentary Series
Created by Emily Ramsay
Judo. Boxing. Wrestling. Muay Thai. MMA. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. All combat sports traditionally dominated by men.
Versus is a documentary series that follows 12 women who practice amateur combat sports and martial arts including Boxing, BJJ, MMA, Muay Thai, pro-wrestling, Olympic Wrestling, and Judo. We see the challenges and triumphs each woman faces as an amateur athlete in pursuit of their sport and their desire to win. Twelve ordinary - yet extraordinary - women show they have the stamina, the will and the fight to succeed while they punish their bodies and reach for gold.
Me vs. Me
Marija and Max are boxers and friends who have to go beyond the mental roadblocks to be the best in order to excel in their sport and meet their goals.
Me vs. My Body
Julia and Christine both tackle their comeback to the ring and mats after major injuries that threaten their amateur careers and their ability to compete.
Me vs. My Legacy
Shohannah and Tina's competition days are over. But now as coaches, they tackle their sport head on by leading their elite athletes to national and international competitions.
Me vs. The Pressure
Amy and Karine are Muay Thai fighters who compete in highly combative amateur fights, but their personal lives balance the high pressure and expectations of winning.
Me vs. The World
Taylor and Hannah push themselves to make it to international competitions where they try to prove their superiority in their sport.
(Muay Thai & BJJ)
Me vs. My Drive
Alison and Roshan each have goals to compete, but where one has the support and success of family backing her, the other battles mental health holding back her return to the ring.
(Muay Thai & BJJ)