Claudio wins the Submission 1000

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Original report taken from Just came back from another thrilling night of high quality submission wrestling courtesy of the Lockdown Fighting Championships event at Stevenage. Here’s the quick rundown of what happened: ROUND 1: HENRIQUE SANTANA V LIAM CORRIGANHenrique wins with a RNC.My view: Liam put in a brave display but Henrique’s experience was

London KO3

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Diesel MMA went 2-2 at the London KO event in Camberwell on 21st May. Salih won a 30-27 on all three cards decision against Karl Watkins. Getting takedowns in each round and multiple mounts, it was an easy decision for the referees. Next up Tom Wilcott who took on Luke Brown and his large following.


Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Andy McEwan took his first fight under the diesel banner on one of the biggest shows in the UK. Filling in on 3 weeks notice, Andy opened up the show at the Troxy fast. Catching Danny Pearson with a left-hand in the opening seconds, he pounced grabbing Danny’s neck and dropping down to choke his

WFC1 7th May 2011

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Neil Bittong took a fight on the new promotion WFC on a weeks notice. After a difficult weight-cut Neil performed very well winning the first round easily with some great takedowns and securing the mount 3 times. The weight-cut took it’s toll on his gas tank in the 2nd round and after what looked like

Double Diesel Domination at UCMMA 18

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Three months ago Anthony Liles took up the challenge to fight Mark “Wartime” Carling in the cage at UCMMA 18.  Both Liles and Carling are employed by UCMMA and this was to inspire a rivalry that drove both men to train as hard as they could. Anthony, with no previous martial arts training, started to train

Diesel MMA on London KO Show

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

On the London KO show 4 Diesel Warriors stepped out for MMA action in both Semi Pro and Pro rules first out was Chris ‘Abs’ Cruze (Semi Pro) Chris starts off fast with a beautiful Anderson Silva esque front kick to the face which lands but his opponent shoots in and looks for the Guillotine. Chris

Arnas stepped out for his first B Class fight on the undercard of the IKF World Title and UKMF National Title Show held in Swanley promoted by Semtex Gym. He face an explosive quick fighter in Semtexs Marco Martins From the start Arnas took command of the ring blocking well and countering with the more

Diesel Gyms warriors once again rose to the occassion on the fantastic ISKA sanctioned show at Birminghams gorgeous Gatecrasher nightclub – run by Blackwidow Gym (yogendra parekh) Diesels Leon Markham Lee kicked off proceedings – a 54kg fighter in his debut vs an opponent who didnt make the agreed weight limit (4kg heavier) even with

Claudio wins at BAMMA 5

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Claudio is still causing a stir in the MMA world as he continues is unbeaten run by yet another 1st round victory.  This time beating the vastly experienced Frenchman Francois Lenogue by rear naked choke.

Francis Maina NEW -59kg European Champ

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Francis adds another belt to his growing collection – this time the ISKA Muay Thai -59kg – beating Bedfords Ranjit Dheer via TKO in Round 5. Francis puts in his most polished performance to date with a display of Muay Thai that silenced a partisan crowd in Bedford this Sunday. The Buffalo Soldier topped the