Welcome to Absolute Mixed Martial Arts -- world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, Strength, and Fitness training in the Melbourne CBD, CollingwoodSt Kilda and Shanghai, China and Phuket, Thailand!

At Absolute MMA we strive to provide a safe, clean and enjoyable environment with a focus on modern and proven training methods, systems and techniques. This focus on effectiveness doesn't mean that you have to be experienced to start training at Absolute MMA; we cater to students from all walks of life and can personalise training and fitness programs just for you.

From fitness and weights programs to get you in the best shape of your life, to the study of the world's best fighting and self-defense systems -- we have a wide range of classes to meet all needs at Absolute MMA. We also offer a range of personal training and corporate training options with programs specifically tailored to your needs.

A diverse, international and truly world-class array of competitors, professionals, trainers and teachers, the Absolute MMA team has the knowledge and experience to help you reach your fighting and fitness goals.



On Saturday, 17 February 2018, ROGUE returns to give amateur mixed martial artists the platform to test themselves, their skills, and gain valuable experience in their development as fighters.

DATE: Saturday, 17 February 2018.
LOCATION: Absolute MMA Collingwood,
134 Cromwell St, Collingwood 3066.
WEIGH INS: Saturday, 17 February 2018 from 8.30AM at Absolute MMA Collingwood.


This event is sanctioned by IMAFFA and therefor all bouts will follow the IMMAF Unified Rules for Amateur Competition.

Fight Card:

1. Brendan Thomas vs Tommy Keating (77 kg)
2. Troy Fumo vs Finnian Kinsella (54 kg)
3. Pece Naumovski vs Rob Pelle (66 kg)
4. Tekhron Radjabov vs Wade Kelly (72 kg)
5. Joel Zetzmann vs Choi Sung Wook (77 kg)
6. Sam Hopper vs Isaiah Mebrhatu (84 kg)
7. Mat Myers vs Kevin Jousette (82 kg)


Thank you to all of our staff, supporters, participants and their coaches/teams for coming down and working with us to make ROGUE 2 the successful day it was last weekend! We were lucky enough to have over 200 patrons in attendance and would like to congratulate everyone who fought and competed on their hard work […]

Absolute MMA Thailand - Update #1

We are super proud to update you all on how our newest location Absolute MMA Thailand is progressing and share the beginning of our journey in Thailand! Our mission over the last couple of weeks has been to take an old, pre-loved Muay Thai gym on the beautiful island that is Phuket, and turn it […]

Additions to the timetable at all three locations!

Changes and additions to the timetables in all three locations! St Kilda: The morning BJJ schedule now has Monday and Wednesday 6.30AM gi classes with Lachlan Warne and Tuesday and Thursday no-gi classes with Craig Jones (note there is no Friday morning class anymore!). Craig will also be taking a 7.15PM No-Gi class on Wednesday […]

Australia Day Public Holiday Opening Hours

Please note that due to the public holiday on Friday, January 26th, there will no classes at any Absolute MMA location. St Kilda will host an open mat from 10am to 12pm. Collingwood will have an open mat from 12pm to 2pm. CBD will be closed for the day.

WEEKEND RESULTS (12/01/2018 - 14/01/2018)

Coach Livia Gluchowska started the weekend off for the team at Fight to Win Pro 58 in Sacramento, California. After an opponent change in late December, Liv was matched up against Pati Fontes Tinley in a IBJJF World No-Gi Championships rematch! Liv fought hard, continuing to attack guillotines and finished the fight with a close […]


Receptionist Darren “Daz/Dazzdawg” Gn is not just the occasional stand in coach for classes, but also a stand up guy. With a fight record in Mixed Martial Arts of 1:2 and in K1/Muay Thai of 2:1, Darren is just getting starting in his fight career and we can’t wait to see what 2018 brings for […]