Super excited to announce that Claire will be fighting on Kunlun Fight in China on 23rd April! This is a massive opportunity on such a huge platform. Fighting tough Chinese fighter Zhang Meng.
Mixed bag of results this weekend for team Absolute none the less great work to all who represented us so well! On Friday we had Joseph and Fei fight on Ultimate Promotions Joseph coming away with a UPD win! Saturday was a packed out day! With our boxers Steve, Antonia, Finn and Andrei competing in the morning at the John Famechon State Cup Tournament and our Thai/Kickboxers Albert and Rob competing at night on Powerplay Promotions. Steve and Antonia came away with the wins, with Steve also receiving best boxer in the tournament. Albert and Rob came close but both came off second best both losing very close fights by SPD! We also had Cooper take away Gold in the Hybrid Grappling!
Well done to all!
New facility, new timetable! Our St Kilda timetable has some big additions starting on Monday, March 20th!
There are too many new classes and changes to list here so we suggest checking out the full timetable yourself for all the details!
(Note that changes are primarily to the BJJ program at this point. More additions to the MMA/Striking program coming soon.)
A truly inspirational performance by Dan Kelly in his win over former UFC Champion Rashad Evans! This was easily the biggest win by an Australian fighter in MMA history and there is no athlete more deserving of the recognition and respect he is now receiving!
Important Announcement: It’s been in the works for a while but it’s all come together at the last minute – Absolute MMA South Yarra becomes Absolute MMA St Kilda as of Monday, March 6!
Classes will finish up at our South Yarra location on Saturday and immediately following the classes the mats will move to St Kilda! So come along to the open mat tomorrow to celebrate all the great times we had in South Yarra and if you’re able to – lend a hand to set up St Kilda!
The address of our new location is Rear Level 2, 30 Inkerman St, St Kilda. We look forward to seeing you all there on Monday!
It was a busy weekend as per usual for Team Absolute!
In BJJ we had Lachlan Giles and Lachlan Warne finish top 2 at the Dominance Sub Only No Gi Round Robin! With Lachlan Giles winning $1,000 in the Final! Over in South Australia in Knees of Fury We had Lena and Ben win via UPD in Muaythai! We also had our amateur boxers Jazz, Steve and Finn compete at in Brunswick! Well done to all athletes who represented us well, great work!
Busy weekend for team Absolute we had Jai fighting Thai Boxing on VAMMA Show, Jai won via 2nd KO! In BJJ we sent a team over to compete at the UAEJJ National Pro in Sydney here are the results: Read More
Collingwood continues to grow with new MMA classes and extended opening hours starting next week!
We will have a new All Levels Mixed Martial Arts class with Simon Carson at 5.30PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Thursday class is in place of the previous Fundamentals class and people who were attending this class are encouraged to come along to the All Levels class too.
Our opening hours in the morning have been extended with the gym now open and available for use from 6.00AM to 9.00AM each morning Monday to Friday with new Functional Strength classes to come soon!
Our Collingwood opening hours are now as follows:
Monday to Thursday: 6.00AM to 9.00AM, 5.00PM to 9.00PM
Friday: 6.00AM to 9.00AM, 5.00PM to 8.00PM
Saturday: 9.00AM to 1.30PM