The doors of the Brentwood Centre opened on the 1st September to host ‘Rise of the Champions’ a Premier MMA event in Essex owned by Brad Picket and Micky Papas.
Upon the list of competitors were FightSportsUK Daniel Coates, Che To & Mat Huckle. FightSportsUK done outstanding bringing home 1 win by submission, 1 win by TKO and 1 loss by decision.
Dan Coates def Dardan Gashi via submission (RNC) at 2:17 of round 3
Che To def Nasraht Aliwaiwi via TKO (strikes) at 2:54 of round 1
Aaron “50 Shades” Gray def Matt Huckvale via decision
All fighters showed professionalism, determination and gave it their ALL during their training camp, at the weigh-ins, pre and post fight. We at FightSportsUK are very proud.
We would also like to say thank you to Tony Anderson (Head MMA Coach), Billy Leadly (Head Boxing Coach) & Darren Foster (MMA Coach) for all their hard work in preparing the team and their efforts throughout the night. You have all done FightSportsUK Proud.
Lastly thank you to all FightSports members and friends of the fighters who supported them and to @RiseOfChampionsMMA for running such a professional event.
FightSportsUK MMA Club in Essex would like to congratulate both Mat and Dan on their recent wins at a local MMA Show. Both athletes trained hard out of FightSportsUK one of the best MMA clubs in Essex and showed determination to bring home wins for themselves representing FightSportsUK.
Well done to both. Keep up the great work.
Some fought some tough matches at the British Open took Mark Fry progressed to the Finals of the Brown Belt Master Division where he took Silver. Hard work finally paid off!!!!!
FightSportsUK would like to congratulate Michael Russell on his recent win against Luiz Finocchio in their Black Belt, 20 minute, Submission only match at Tuff Invitational. Outstanding performance.
Huge well done to everyone who competed at the Southend BJJ Open representing Michael Russell BJJ. Competitors from FightSports UK, the MMA Clinic & Hertford Combat Academy came together in strength to take 1st place.
The team finished 1st place with 77 points taking 6 golds, 6 silvers & 5 bronze medals. Well done to all!!!!!!