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 […]
I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy and safe New Year.
Thank you to all the students, family and friends who attended the SPMA Christmas Party this year! About 100 people attended our party at Dee Why Beach. Everyone enjoyed the BBQ and kids were entertained with the playground. SPMA presented their 4 annual awards at the Christmas party. Congratulations to Adult competitor of the year […]
A busy but great month. I attended and ran 9 BJJ gradings and seminars at 9 SPMA affiliate schools in 5 cities and 2 states. Big congrats to all the school owners and head instructors for their coaching as all their students smashed it. And big congrats to all the students who trained hard and […]
Congratulations to the 150 students at Concord and Moorebank who graded in Kids BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing. At Concord new BJJ black belts were awarded to Richard Arpad, Luke Martin and Daniel Keating and 2nd Degree Black Belt to Ben Power. At Moorebank Michael Acolentaba was awarded his BJJ Brown Belt […]
I didn’t get the win today. I am physically OK but disappointed. A big thank you to Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn and everyone at JacksonWink MMA for coaching and supporting me. A big thank you to Shaun Sullivan and Steven Rudic for coaching me and being in my corner. Big thanks to Alicia Martinez […]