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Josh Koukpaki wins 3 silvers at NAGA UK Championships

Josh Koukpaki wins 3 silvers at NAGA UK Championships

At 17 years of age, Joshua Koukpaki, pictured here with the rest of the HH MMA team, is a young rising MMA star with excellent ground game, stand-up prowess and several Amateur MMA wins under his belt. On Saturday 25th April, Josh competed at North American Grappling Association’s (NAGA) UK Grappling Championships in London and […]

Danny Henry wins HFC Pro MMA 70kg Lightweight Title

Danny Henry wins HFC Pro MMA 70kg Lightweight Title

The much anticipated title fight between Edinburgh’s Danny Henry and Glasgow’s David Galbraith took place on Saturday 6th December 2014 at the prestigious Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh. In the run up to the main event, friendly rivalry between the two great Scottish cities played itself out in good-humoured banter between the two pro MMA fighters: […]

Headhunter-on-tour Gillespie wins Gold in China

Headhunter-on-tour Gillespie wins Gold in China

On 8th November 2014 Headhunters MMA fighter and coach Stephen “Fantana” Gillespie competed in his first China Open, the Guangdong BJJ Open in Shenzhen, in the white belt under 85 kg and open weight categories. Despite being put out in his first match by a “very large opponent”, Stephen went on to win gold in […]

Double Victory for Headhunters' Talented Juniors

Double Victory for Headhunters’ Talented Juniors

On Saturday 1st November 2014, two of Headhunters rising stars, Victoria Storrie and Mark Ewen, fought on show Hostile Territory at Dalziel Studios. Mark Ewen fought Kyle Minto (Stevie Nisbet’s gym) in a Muay Thai N class, 68 kg bout. Mark won by stopping Kyle in his tracks with brutal low kicks in the second […]

Helen Wilson is in the Daily Record

Helen Wilson is in the Daily Record

Headhunters Bantamweight Champ Helen Wilson and her upcoming A Class Muay Thai bout for the UK No. 1 spot has been featured in the Daily Record today, October 20th 2014. She is currently No. 3 in the division and is looking to win the number one spot by defeating the current No. 1 Chamption Christi […]

Eamon Cramb is the new WKA Scottish Champion

Eamon Cramb is the new WKA Scottish Champion

Eamon Cramb fought Chris Duncan from Aberdeen Combat Centre on October 11th 2014 for the Pro K1 78kg WKA Scottish Title. Eamon won against the reigning champion with a deadly spinning kick only 40 seconds into the first round. It was a great performance from Eamon, who kept his cool whilst under some serious fire […]

Helen Wilson Defends HFC Pro K1 Bantamweight Title

Helen Wilson Defends HFC Pro K1 Bantamweight Title

Helen Wilson fought Jackie Timmins from Contender Gym (Middlesborough) on 27th September 2014 to defend her Pro K1 title. It was a great fight and yet another fantastic performance from Helen, who unanimously won every round. Jackie Timmins was a tough contender and both fighters slugged it out until the very end. Well done to […]

Jompop Kiatphontip Seminar at Headhunters

Jompop Kiatphontip Seminar at Headhunters

Jompop Kiatphontip Rajadamnern Muay Thai Champion with over 160 fights and Maria Chu Kiatphontip Gym in Leeds, pay a visit to Headhunters Martial Arts Academy. Great seminar from Jompop, all the students had a great time and learned a lot of great techniques. Here is a clip of Jompop sparring Thai style with head coach […]

Helen Wilson descends on Europe

Helen Wilson descends on Europe

Helen “Banshee” Wilson – UK no. 4 Muay Thai female fighter descends on Europe with a fabulous international matchup facing off against Marina Zueva of Russia at Dynamite fight night in Portugal. Helen put on an astounding performance but unfortunately home judges gave the decision against her, It was a bit of a let down […]

Rustam Guseinov in Enfusion 8 Man Grand Prix

Rustam Guseinov in Enfusion 8 Man Grand Prix

Rustam “The experiment” Guseinov – European Katana K1 Kickboxing champion took part in Enfusion Live 8 Man Grand Prix in Slovakia on April 26th 2014 – Rustam had a cracking fight with Jiri Zak of the Czech republic with Rustam scoringing strong in the first two rounds with blistering combinations and punches, Zak Jiri was […]