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

**NEW** Women’s class

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Our new women-only classes are in full swing. They’re a brilliant cardio/strength workout for all fitness levels, and suit everyone from beginner-level upwards. Check them out on Saturdays from 1.00pm to 2.30pm.  {cms_selflink page=’132′}

  Diesel Gym’s BJJ team is proud to welcome another Checkmat Black Belt to its team – Claudio Henrique da Silva.  A BJJ Black Belt from Minas Gerais in Brazil, MMA competitor and gold medalist in the BJJ World Championships in 2009. Claudio’s arrival puts further emphasis on the fact that the Diesel BJJ team

Team Diesel wins Ultimate Ball

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Team Diesel comprising of Captain Ben Barlow, Liam Buckley, Ben Fordham and Ian Peters took part in Ultimate Ball at UCMMA 28 at the Troxy on 26th May 2012. Rugby in a cage with MMA fighters is the basic premise. Taking on Louis King’s Team Coliseum in the 3-a-side game played before the main card starts

Congratulations to Sukkwan who won her second pro-bout with a K1 rules fight in Cambridge.  The bout took place in a cage, and Sukkwan simply overwhelmed her opponent, with a left hook, right cross combination producing a KO in 42 secs in the first round.  

Diesel’s Claudio Silva took a convincing win over Nic Gregoriades in the much hyped Ground Control superfight with the Roger Gracie Blackbelt at the NEC. 

Congratulations to Dominic who followed up his blistering 22 sec KO on his initial outing on Ultimate Challenge UK with a another win on UCUK Heat.  "South London Bad Boy, Dominic Plumb and rugged veteran, Jody Cottam traded bombs from the opening seconds, with Cottam soon sustaining a nasty gash over his left eye. Undetered,

Francis wins Ringmasters tournament

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Congratulations to Francis who won the Ringmaster’s -65kg 8 man tournament.  Francis who normally fights at 59kg had 3 fights on the day, in this knockout tournament – with guys who are naturally around 10kg heavier.  Which made this achievement even more impressive.   Francis pictured with Kru Noel

Monstro wins in Sweden

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

Thiago “Monstro” Borges wins Gold in the Heavyweight Black Belt division the Scandinavian Open Championship, as well as a bronze medal in the Open class. Photos to follow. Diesel Gym BJJ Academy just keeps getting stronger. To find out more about the Diesel’s BJJ team click here

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.