Congratulations to the Victorian government for seeing the light (and coming to their senses!) on lifting the ban and allowing the UFC and local promotions to use a fenced in enclosure for MMA matches. The fenced in enclosure was always a much safer alternative to the boxing ring for MMA fighters. I look forward to […]
I am fighting next on 10th May at UFC Fight Night in Adelaide, Australia versus Sean O'Çonnell from the USA. It's the first time the UFC is having a show in Adelaide. It is headlined by Mark Hunt versus Stipe Miocic. The card is stacked with fighters from Australia and New Zealand including Robert Whittaker, […]
I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas with their families. I went to midnight mass and then spent the day with my family and friends hanging out and eating and eating and eating haha. On Boxing Day I went to watch The Hobbit – Battle of the Five Armies and also Night at the […]
UFC Lightweight fighter Ross Pearson held a Boxing and Kickboxing seminar at my MMA gym in Sydney on Saturday 20th December. About 35 students attended the seminar. Ross specialises in striking and showed many striking techniques, combinations and strategy to the students for over 3 hours. He stayed afterwards to take photos and talk with […]
I was asked by MMA Kanvas to comment on lifting weights and MMA. Two other Aussie UFC fighters give their view too.
I ran BJJ gradings and BJJ and MMA seminars at my affiliate schools in Kemps Creek, Minchinbury, Macquarie University, Girraween, Brisbane, Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhamptom. I also awarded a BJJ purple belt to Mackay MMA head of school David Garnham. All the students at all the affiliate schools did fantastic. That is a great credit […]
My two Sydney gyms finished the year off with gradings in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ and then our annual Christmas Party with a BBQ on the beach. About 160 students graded from my Concord and Moorebank MMA gyms. Two new BJJ black belts were awarded to Andrew King and Jonathon Cuniowski and […]
Team SPMA competed in 5 BJJ comps around Sydney the past 4 months and won an outstanding amount of medals. About 80 Team SPMA BJJ competitors won 25 gold medals, 25 silver medals and 18 bronze medals. Adult stand outs include Shaher Khan, Frances Bavaro, Tony Pycroft, Daphne Cuniowski and Dominic Lees. Kids stand outs […]
Team SPMA went 4 wins 4 losses in MMA matches held around Sydney, Wollongong, Blue Mountains, Canberra and Melbourne. Andrew Mills won 2 matches in September and November, Jeshua McPhail won in September and Bryce Spiteri won in November in the Blue Mountains. Steve Micallef and Gerhard Voigt both lost their title matches in the […]
I was featured in MetroPCS UFC Move of the Week: Anthony Perosh KOs Vinny Magalhaes.