Call today 0151 538 7878start 30 day free trial

Latest News

Latest News

  • At the risk of making this a 10 million word essay, I’m going to try to cover everything that’s gone on at the MMA Academy during early summer. I’ve had to skim over most things to condense it all into this short blog, so I’ll maybe talk over stuff in more detail next time I’m […]

    Read more

  •   I’m no MMA ‘expert’ by any stretch of the imagination, but I get the impression that the sport goes through periods where certain fighting styles become latest trend to show success.   When the UFC was first incepted, Jiu Jitsu was all the rage, with the Royce Gracie exploding onto the scene and subbing […]

    Read more

  • So February 2017 was eventful. The month brought probably the biggest period the gym has ever had. Don’t get me wrong – the MMA Academy is no stranger to the big stage. When I first joined the gym, Mike Wootten was on the cusp of the UFC, reaching the semi-finals of TUF: the Ultimate Fighter. […]

    Read more

  • It’s been a few weeks since I made my return to training at the MMA Academy. I’d been AWOL for two months. That last fight I had left me with a badly broken nose, so it was doctor’s orders to avoid any contact for a good while. Usually I’d still be able to roll with […]

    Read more

  • It feels weird still calling this blog “Boxers transition..”  The transition is complete.  When people ask, I no longer say I’m a boxer, or even the commonly used “I used to box but I’m doing MMA now”.  If they ask, I just stand there and adopt the ‘Crane Kick’ stance from the end of The […]

    Read more

  • Well, the transition is complete! This weekend I finally made my MMA debut. I’m no longer a boxer. I’m now an ex-boxer!  It’s been a long time coming. Injuries, illnesses, and rule changes in amateur boxing have all delayed what was inevitable…stepping inside the cage to represent the MMA Academy. I’d been matched up a […]

    Read more

  • Tim Barnett makes his eagerly awaited pro debut on ICE next weekend (quick interview here) and has penned the following blog on the mindset of being a fighter:- “For my next blog I want to talk about the power of positive thought. As part of the ever growing, ever successful mma team I’ve noticed massive […]

    Read more

  • I’m starting this blog from the hospital waiting room. Originally I had no intention of writing anything when I first came in, but I’ve been here 4 hours now so thought I may aswell do something productive. Plus if I don’t occupy myself I’ll end up skint and fat again – so far I’ve already […]

    Read more

Page 1 of 712345...Last »