One week of gradings just finished at SPMA with 200 students grading in BJJ and Thai Kickboxing across both of my Sydney gyms. Gradings started in Moorebank on Monday 31st March with Kids BJJ and Adults BJJ and the following night was Adults Thai Kickboxing. On Wednesday 2nd April at Concord was Kids BJJ (11-14yo) […]
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I did a tour of Central Queensland teaching in Mackay, Rockhampton and Yeppoon. In Mackay I taught a BJJ seminar and then the next night held a BJJ grading. I then went to Rockhampton and Yeppoon and held BJJ gradings there. David Garnham runs Mackay MMA, Josh Barwick runs CQMMA in Rockhampton and Nathan O'Connor […]
I participated in an anti-bullying event called BRAVE on 22nd March. Anthony was joined by fellow UFC fighters BJ Penn, Urijah Faber, James Tehuna and Dylan Andrews. The event was to raise awareness and tackle ways to stop bullying. The event was held at the UFC gym in Sydney.
SPMA won an impressive 10 gold, 7 silver and 2 bronze medals at the NSW BJJ Championships. SPMA had 35 students compete at the Sports and Aquatic Centre at Sydney Uni on 22nd March. Shaher Khan and Frances Bavaro deserve special mention for winning double gold!
SPMA went 2 wins 2 losses at the Brace for War MMA show at Luna Park in Sydney on 15th March. Gerhard Voigt won by KO 1st round, Steven Micallef won by decision, Luke Standing lost by TKO and Christoff Loff lost by decision. Usual ups and downs in the world of MMA. It was […]
We moved our Liverpool MMA, BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing gym to Moorebank. We opened Monday 10th March at our new location. It is a much bigger and better place than our previous one. It has a much better training feel to it. All of the students are very happy with the move and new […]
I am 41 years young and very happy that TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) is now banned in the UFC! In my opinion it is necessary so fighters are on a level playing field with others and no individual has an unfair advantage. I have always kept an active and healthy lifestyle. If you do this […]
I am number 3 on the list of active UFC fighters for most submission in the UFC light heavyweight division with 9 submissions.
I am 6th on the list of active UFC fighters with 100% finishing rates.
Here are some stats about me: 100% finishing rate 14 wins 9 by submission and 5 by KO 86% wins (12) in first round 14 second KO win over Vinny Magalaes 1 KO of the night bonus