Archive for October, 2011

18 is Legal

This was my first match in the Open Division at the 2011 Southwest Classic.  I faced 18 year old Andre Vaughn, at 18 years old he has already been a Brown Belt for a year.  Andre won the lightweight division over two Brown Belt National Champions at the Southwest Classic this year.

Southwest Classic

This past Saturday and Sunday was a good weekend for Lotus Club/Siege MMA Jiu Jitsu.  We did not send huge numbers to compete but did well on the ones we did send.  Some highlights of the weekend were Joe Gomez winning the Gold, Sam Murphy Gold, Robert Mahoney Gold, Phil Hinkel Gold, and Logan Jewell [...]

Fight Like a Girl

Siege MMA welcomes Bellator Fighter Jessica “Jag’ Aguilar.  Jessica is visiting from American Top Team in Coconut Creek Florida.   She carries an 11-4 record and is top three in the world at the 113 lb weight division.  Look for Jessica on the 19th of November on MTV 2 as she fights in Bellator 58 in Hollywood, [...]

Jits for Floods

Last year I traveled to Thailand in September.  Spending six months there calling Phuket, Thailand home.  This year the country has been drilled by floods.  The flooding started north and has now travelled down in to the capital city, Bangkok.  I still have friends scattered around Thailand and ask everyone to keep Thailand in your thoughts and [...]

M1 Global

Had a great time at M1 Global’s show at the new venue at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.  The facility makes for a great place to watch fights.  I don’t think there was a bad seat in the house last night.  We had argueably some of the best, our seats were right in the middle about [...]