Tag Archives: Absolute MMA

The new kid on the block

In my experience, especially with grappling and MMA, every gym has a different style and program.  Most of what I know I have learnt through tips from other people or from watching fights on TV.  When everyone is on the same program it puts you on par with other students.  This recent change in gyms […]

Fight 19

I remember last year, having a conversation with someone who said to me “you’ll end up fighting Farida one day” to which I responded with laughter. At the time, the thought of me fighting someone as skilled as Farida was something I was yet to consider. A few weeks ago, when the promoter from Chalong Stadium […]

Fight 18

Firstly.  A massive apology for the radio silence.  This last month of training and fighting has been quite full on, and to be honest, the mental struggle of dealing with my first string of losses has left me drilling myself into the ground at training to get better and to move forward.  I also realise […]

Fight 13

  All year I had been wanting to fight on a Sinbi Fight Night.  The first time I was supposed to fight on one, my opponent pulled out and every other time a fight night was on, I had a fight somewhere around that time already, or had fought too recently to be put in the […]

Fight 10

After damaging in intercostel in my last fight, I was forced to take some rest.  It’s true – it was my bodies way of telling me to rest.  I was so disappointed though, knowing that Caley Reece was coming back for a month and I was fearing I would miss the opportunity to train with her. […]

6 months on…

Today marks my 6th month here in Thailand and it’s amazing how much things have changed… When I first arrived, I never thought I would get over being home sick to the point where I just didn’t want to get out of bed. I was suffering from anxiety and depression and was still being medicated […]