Busy weekend for the fight world in Australia

This Friday 2nd September, Darwin will hold its first MMA cage event: King Of The Cage. As well as being the first MMA event in Darwin I believe this will also be the first event featuring a cage in the whole Northern Territory and truly shows the growth in practice and popularity of Mixed Martial . . . → Read More: Busy weekend for the fight world in Australia

Video & Pics: My first MMA fight

My first MMA fight

You can’t see a bit of the beginning of the fight because the view is obscured by the ropes but you can see the rest of it from there.

My opponent was a Muay Thai guy with the same number of fights as myself but also his first MMA fight. . . . → Read More: Video & Pics: My first MMA fight

Won my 1st MMA fight

By triangle choke in the first round. I fought a muay thai guy and he didn’t know anything on the ground, kind of unfair for him, but it made it easier for me on the ground and I didn’t feel in any trouble at all. Ahhh the power of zhoo zitsu!

Nerves I found myself . . . → Read More: Won my 1st MMA fight

World War – Fight Night in Darwin

Thursday 1st April marked the beginning of the Easter long weekend but it was also the night of the ‘World War’ fight night here in Darwin, Australia. There were 9 fighters from our gym (Performance Gym) fighting with opposing fighters coming from QLD, NSW, ACT and even Singapore.

It was a big night and . . . → Read More: World War – Fight Night in Darwin

Training in Darwin, Australia

These are the two gyms I’ve been going to since I got back to Darwin. Performance Gym (my main gym) for my kickboxing/muay thai and MMA/No-gi and Peter de Been Jiu Jitsu Darwin (Marrara Martial Arts) mainly just for grappling.

The martial arts community in Darwin is small so there really is only a handful . . . → Read More: Training in Darwin, Australia