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FABRICIO MASTERS DOMINATE 2015 PAN-ASIANS COMPETITION

More than the medals and the podium finishes, it was the age-defying courage and skills that highlighted Team Fist-Fabricio’s dominance in the recently concluded 2015 Pan Asians Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu International Open (Masters Division). The event was held on SM Mall of Asia grounds on May 15, 2015.

The “Masters Division” refers to the age group bracket from 30 years old and up. The division is further divided into 3 sub-groups: Masters 1 (aged 30 to 34), Masters 2 (aged 35 to 39) and Masters 3 (aged 40 and up_. Among the Masters 3 competitors were the “40-year old and up” read more

NEW BLUE AND PURPLE BELTS AT 2014 BJJ GRADING

The recently concluded Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grading was a milestone for Fist-Fabricio Team as it saw new blue & purple belts. The grading was spearheaded by 3rd degree BJJ Black Belt and head coach Stephen Kamphuis. It was held on December 12, 2014, at KMA-Fabricio Martial Arts Academy at Makati City, Philippines.

Blue Belts
Many would attest that the hardest belt to attain in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the second one, which is the blue belt. It is during the transition from white to blue that one has to learn the wide spectrum that BJJ offers. Learning various positions and submissions from all read more

CHAMPION VERSUS CHAMPION CLASHED AT ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

Fist Gym MMA fighter Igor Subora executed his gameplan perfectly but still fell short in his bid to win his heavyweight match against former UFC veteran, BJJ black belt, and kickboxing champion Brandon Vera during their One Fighting Championship (ONE FC) held in Manila on December 5, 2014. The former URCC heavyweight champion, sporting a record of 4-1, found himself in trouble during the opening seconds but regained composure after surviving knee strikes and a head kick by Vera. Subora got his rhythm and dished out several left hooks that found their mark. These prompted Vera to dodge and read more

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