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Hailing from Northampton in the UK, Ben Lucas started training Muay Thai at age 14. As a kid who was in and out of trouble, his mum sent him to Sor Khamsingh Gym, run by Liam Robinson. Robinson and his two brothers, were well known in the UK Muay Thai scene, with Liam at the […] October 15 read more..
Jaures “The Crazy Cameroonian” Gomez is now part of the Cobra family. He may sound familiar from previous posts, if not this in an introduction to the Crazy one. (Jaures victory after a pro MMA fight, Jaures Instagram) Hailing from Cameroon (hence the name), Jaures started his martial arts journey in Judo. In 2011 he […] September 20 read more..
This is probably the hardest blog post to write to date. For all the right reasons, so many positives from the last week it’s incredibly difficult to find a place to start. The UFC was in town this weekend for their UFC 242 event, which saw the undefeated Lightweight Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov pitted against Dustin […] September 10 read more..
September 7th, the same day as the prestigious UFC 242 event, Cobra Fitness Abu Dhabi will hold another amateur competition. The fights will be split across 3 disciplines Boxing, Muay Thai and K1, with participants entering from gyms all over the country. Weigh ins are scheduled to start at 10am and the fights will follow […] August 26 read more..
Today is another introductory post, this time about trainer Marco Calle. Marco was born in Barranquilla, Colombia before moving to Spain when he was 13. At 15 a sign for Muay Thai caught his eye in his home city of Pamplona, this immediately sparked his interest and his passion grew from there. However, it wasn’t […] August 19 read more..