Another great night in Sydney of reaching milestones and celebrating at the SPMA Concord Thai Kickboxing grading on Thursday 8th December. A new Black T-Shirt was awarded, 2 new Purple T-Shirts, a Blue T-Shirt and a number of Red, Orange and Yellow T-shirts were awarded. Congratulations to new Purple T-shirts Dean Young and Cameron Lockey. […]
What a night in Sydney on 7th December at the BJJ (Brazilian Jiu jItsu) grading at SPMA Concord. A night to remember! The end of year grading is an event to celebrate many milestones with your fellow students, team mates and friends. There were a lot of highlights! I awarded Tony Pycroft and Sari Redzeposki […]
Well done to Tyson Pedro on his win in his UFC debut in Melbourne! I got to train a session with him before his fight. Got to train with fellow UFC veteran James Te Huna too. Thanks to Shaun Sullivan from Lions High Performance Centre for inviting me to do some BJJ wirh him.
In the past 6 months I have taught BJJ and MMA gradings and seminars in Sydney (Minchinbury, Macquarie Park, Kemps Creek), Griffith, Dubbo, Nowra, Brisbane, Mackay and Rockhampton. Well dont to all the students who graded. And a big congratulations to all the instructors of the affiliate schools for being great coaches!
SPMA Concord (Sydney) held BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ gradings. Congratulations to the 170 students that graded. Extra special congratulations to new BJJ Brown Belts Ersoy Kumsuz and Philip Kim, new Purple Belt Ethan Zahra and new BJJ Blue Belts Malcolm O’Neill and Paul Calvisi, new Thai Kickboxing Blue T-shirts […]
My walkout song of 25 my mma fights made the Top 25 list of UFC fighter walk out songs. Check out the link!
All of my BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) students in my Sydney gym SPMA Concord must know the following brief history. It is very important to know where you came from. Look at that photo from the BJJ competition and seminar on the 10th-11th September in Melbourne! Rigan Machado is in the middle and is a […]
Yesterday I received this gift from the UFC! It was a great and fun ride to fight and win in the UFC. Thanks to Tom Wright, Peter Kloczko and everyone at the UFC and UFC Australia. I miss it already but now I will concentrate on teaching and helping my students fulfill their goals!
I received my 4th degree BJJ Black Belt from my coach Carlos Machado. Carlos presented it to me at the end of his BJJ seminar which he ran at my martial arts school on 17th April. It is a great honour to receive this rank and to also receive it from Carlos Machado. It was […]
I'm retiring from fighting in MMA. I‘ve had a great career in MMA spanning 12 years, 25 fights, 15 wins & 5 wins in the UFC all by stoppage and 3 by Rear Naked Choke. I always went out for the win by stoppage and I am proud of what I have achieved in my […]