Tag Archives: MMA

Saying farewell to Thailand

Recently I made the decision to leave Phuket and move to Berlin.  I’ve received an overwhelming number of messages that I have not had the time to reply to yet but I am very grateful to everyone for their well wishes and support. Leaving the land of Muay Thai was not a decision that was made lightly. […]

The reality of “living the dream”

When I went home for Christmas last year, I’m not going to lie, I was tempted to stay.  The lull of the beautiful beaches and sunsets had lost its fade and I was missing having some consistency in my life.  I get homesick – A LOT.  I watch my fight family at home kicking goals […]

The rise and fall of UTFF

12 months ago, the Unit 27 Group (best know for the Unit 27 strength and conditioning centre in Chalong) announced that they were in the process of building a fight facility.  It was no surprise to me that this would happen given that they already owned a gym (Primal Fitness), a health food restaurant (Muscle Bar) […]

Injuries, MMA, going Dutch and the return to the ring

It’s been a frustrating few months being out of the ring, losing fitness and gaining weight!  Especially given my first two years you couldn’t get me out of the ring! Unfortunately at the end of my time at AKA, I had done significant damage to my left knee.  Surprisingly no stress fractures in my ankles […]

Weight issues and the 5 day juice cleanse

I am someone who has always had issues with their self image.  Throughout my entire life, my weight and body shape has been extremely inconsistent for a variety of reasons, resulting in an warped self image.  When I look at photos of myself now, I catch myself staring in disbelief, sometimes thinking to myself, ‘that can’t […]