Bullied But Not Broken

Invicta FC | Serena DeJesus

Claire traveled to Las Vegas for Invicta 16 where she interviewed many amazing MMA fighters. Serena DeJesus shared her amazing bully story. Claire also met and spoke with  Read more

James Krause – UFC Fighter

Claire’s Interview with James Krause

Claire Tietgen talks with current UFC fighter and gym owner James Krause (@thejameskrause).  Read more

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson – UFC Fighter

Claire Tietgen’s anti-bullying talkshow, Bullied But Not Broken, features UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson. ESPN.com, MMA Weekly, and various UFC personnel have called Johnson one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the world. As of September 2015, he is #2 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. Johnson met Claire for the first time in Las Vegas at the UFC 183 Silva vs. Diaz event. Staying at the same hotel, attending the same events, they kept running into each other. At one point Claire asked DJ, “Are you stalking me?”. The second time they hung out in the UFC VIP Suite in Los Angeles at the UFC 184 bout headlining Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano.

Ronda Rousey – UFC Fighter

Claire Tietgen, 13-year-old anti-bully advocate and host of Bullied But Not Broken, sits down with her role model, Ronda Rousey, American mixed martial artist, judoka, author, and actress. Rousey was the first UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Rousey was undefeated in her first twelve mixed martial arts fights, having won eleven of her fights in the first round, and nine fights by armbar. Rousey became the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008. She was voted as the Best Female Athlete Ever in an ESPN poll and is currently the UFC’s highest paid fighter, male or female. Rousey shares her memories of being bullied as a young teen and her thoughts on what to do about it.