EXCLUSIVE: Budo goes international

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Last year we broke the news of Budo Fighting Championships’ affiliation with Brazilian promotional juggernaut Aspera FC. Although it raised a few eyebrows, it also generated a few whispers saying “so what?”, as many in the community questioned the impact it would have on the UK show. Today we can exclusively reveal the answer to just that, as Budo FC are going international.

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The Secret Blogger: Points are for pussies

Written by ‘Steven Johns’ *

In recent times there has been a growing trend in submission grappling for ‘submission only’ tournaments. Due to the ever growing popularity of EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational), the rule set is being used by more and more events resulting in mixed reactions. 

Why anybody would object to ‘sub only’ is beyond baffling. I guess it would be the same people who derive satisfaction from ‘points wins’ and the same people who claim ‘world title’ victories via ‘advantage points’ or technicalities like being the only competitor in the division. 

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Mantime Vs. Wincott set for LFC 11

LFC 11 Wincott vs HudsonAfter a frustrating rib injury forced Martin `Mantime’ Hudson from a Dec 10th bout on FightStar Championship at the end of last year, we are pleased to bring you the news that he will soon be back in action, as he heads to Rochester, Kent, to take on the champion Tom Wincott for his Lion Fighting Championship welterweight strap.

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Warrior Fight Series 7: The Welsh Invasion

 

15857151_10154734265620390_684241180_oShut the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Welsh are coming! Warrior Fight Series have pulled it out of the bag again, with the release of three more mouthwatering clashes for their March 25th card, including two amateur title fights.

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Nathan Jones: A new outlook

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Turning 30 is a seminal point in the lives of many. It’s the time when your youth is truly over and life starts to look very different. BAMMA welterweight standout Nathan Jones hit this milestone a mere 2 days ago.

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FightStar Championship 8 : London : Results

15271857_1597103193932921_5368478200457180849_oFightStar Championship headed South for the first time this past weekend Dec 10th, a spectacular evening of action was held at the Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre, showcasing some of the top upcoming talent the UK has to offer.

It would be a night remembered for it’s fantastic finishes and fighter performances, but mostly for the incredible crowd that got got behind their friends almost taking the roof off the Fountain Leisure Centre.

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Ref’s eye view: AJ Jeffrey

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Earlier this year we ran a feature on some of the unspoken heroes of the cage; the men and women without whom no show could go on; the referees. We’ve resurrected this theme and have spoken to one of the new kids on the block, AJ Jeffrey. If you’ve not met AJ in the past, you will undoubtedly do so soon as he is one of the true up-and-comers in the profession. Ladies and gents, here’s AJ:

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Preview: Almighty Fight Night

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MMA fans local to Leeds, you’re in for a treat this weekend, as the team who’ve brought you three Almighty Fighting Championships this year bring you Almighty Fight Night 1. The event takes place in a new venue to the team, Brain and Brawn Fitness, Morley, Leeds.

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