I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas to you and your families. I started the day with midnight mass at my parish church and now I am off to my parent’s house for lunch. I hope you all have a great day :)
Here are some photos from my preparation and match with Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane on 7th December. There are photos of my training, weight cut, weigh in, my fight and more. Hope you enjoy them.
My school SPMA finished the year last weekend with our annual Christmas party. We had about 100 students, family and friends enjoy a BBQ in the park along with some sumo :) We also handed out our annual awards at our Christmas Party. Big congratulations to all of our winners. Adult Competitor of the Year: […]
Black, black and more black! Just finished a week of gradings at my two schools. Congrats to the new Thai Kickboxing Black T-Shirts at both my Liverpool and Concord schools and new BJJ black belt at my Concord school. It was the first time I graded students to Black T-Shirt and also awarded my ninth […]
I lost my match by decision at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane. Congratulations to my opponent Ryan Bader. He was my toughest opponent to date and he proved it on the night. It is now time for me to heal up, rest and then go back to training. Back to the drawing board as […]
I am on the cover of the December issue of Blitz magazine. It is a great honour and I am humbled. Blitz is Australia’s leading martial arts magazine. I talk about my up and coming fight with Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane on 7th December. I also talk about my career […]
Current UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee held an MMA seminar at SPMA Concord in Sydney on Sunday 17th November. He showed takedowns, ground and pound and submissions from the top for two and a half hours. Todd trains at AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) in San Jose, California. AKA is also home of current UFC Heavyweight Champion […]
SPMA student Shaher Khan won a gold medal and trip to Abu Dhabi for the World Pro BJJ Championships in 2014. He entered the brown belt above 82kg division and won both of his matches winning the gold medal and all expenses paid trip to Abu Dhabi for the World Pro Gi Championships in 2014.
I am fighting Ryan Bader in Brisbane, Australia at UFC Fight Night 33 on 7th December. Ryan is a tough fighter and has been a top 10 fighter in the UFC for years. You can get your tickets through Ticketek. My goal is to keep the momentum rolling! Here is a video of my last […]
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