Becoming champion of Hong Kong: Part three

After a bit of a sh!tty nights sleep it was fight time. I was a little excited but nervous at the same time as I didn’t really know what to expect but I was quietly confident. The gym that I was training at was owned by a very wealthy business man called Mr...

Becoming champion of Hong Kong: Part Two

We had a whole day to kill in Hong Kong; first on the agenda was to get our spending money out of Pek. When you fight abroad the promoter usually gives you food expenses for each day that you are there. At the weigh in I’d asked Billy for mine but he said that...

Becoming champion of Hong Kong: Part One

My flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong wasn’t until the late afternoon so I had plenty of time to make sure I had everything. I said my good byes to my now ex wife and headed down from my apartment to grab a taxi and head to the airport. As I sat back in the car I...

That’s how you win championships

I was around 17/18 at the time and had just finished another international contest with Dutch fighter Remco Wattenberg. Remco was in his mid 20’s and was one ugly looking man! I actually remember a few years later I was sat with the Dutch team having a meal the...

Great fighters need great adversaries: Trainor v Howson IV

In true Thailand fashion the biggest rivalry in UK Muay Thai will be having it’s fourth instalment. 24th June 2012 will see myself and Andy Howson once again stepping into the ring to face off against each other, hoping to add yet another contender to fight of...

Thailand bans MMA

I’ve just stumble on this off the fightersonly website. I can’t take credit for this article but it’s quite interesting and makes you wonder why they want it banned. “Thailand has banned MMA. The Thai sports ministry ruled this week that MMA is...