Entries by Anthony

Jean Jacques Machado Seminar

Jean Jacques Machado held a BJJ seminar at the SPMA Concord gym in Sydney on 27th June for 25 students. Jean Jacques Machado is a 7th degree Red and Black Belt in BJJ and is the brother of my coach Carlos Machado. Jean Jacques Machado is a former World BJJ champion in gi and no […]

SPMA grading June 2014

Over 160 students graded in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ at both of my Sydney gyms in Concord and Moorebank. The gradings were from 23rd June to 26th June. You can check out all the results and photos on our SPMA Concord Facebook page and SPMA Moorebank Facebook page. The next gradings are […]

Wimp to Warrior

SPMA students Gokhan Oskose won by decision and Kelly Lawson lost by decision at the MMA Wimp to Warrior finale held in Sydney on 21st June. Both students had a great fight camp and performed on the day. My stwo students came from different backgrounds. Gokhan has been my student for 4 years and Kelly […]

World BJJ Championships 2014

SPMA had 6 students go to the World BJJ Championships in Long Beach, California from 29th May to 1st June. In the brown belt division Shaher Khan won his first two matches and lost the quarter final by points. In the purple belt division Wade Huang, Andrew Husmann and Billy Sam lost their first matches. […]

Balance Sports Nutrition

Balance Sports Nutrition has continued to be my supplement sponsor for the third year in a row. I thank them for their continued support. I use their products to help me prepare for my fights in the UFC octagon and also in the off season for general well being. Check out my favourite Balance Sports […]

Out of UFC New Zealand fight

I had to pull out of my fight on 28th June at UFC New Zealand. I tore my PCL of my knee and calf muscle during training. Luckily I have avoided surgery and it will be 3 months rehab for a full recovery. I will be back to training and back in the octagon soon!

Next UFC fight

I am fighting Gian Villante on 28th June at UFC New Zealand in Auckland. You can read all about the event on MMA Kanvas. Time to rock!

Featured in April/May edition of Fight Magazine

I am featured in a 6 page article in the current edition of April/May Fight Magazine Australia. I talk about my previous fight, what is next for me, my physical training, my mental preparation and more. You can buy the magazine now at newsagents.