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TFC News February 2022: Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ and MMA news

‘We’re changing the name! ‘The Monthly catch-up’ is now ‘TFC News’.  We’ll still be covering the latest in TFC’s Boxing, BJJ and Muay Thai events, plus we’re adding MMA news!

Fight Recap – February

Urban Warfare

February was a huge one for our Boxing Fight team.  Urban Warfare took place on February the 12th and saw 6 of our Boxers  take to the ring in impressive style. Tarique, Trent, Clint and Diaz all came away with the W’s. George and Owen left their all in the ring with impressive hard fought performances and came up just short via judges decisions (Owen via split dec.). Massive congratulations to Diaz on taking home another belt under the Australian Boxing Council.

Fight News – March

Boxing News

The TFC Boxing Fight team are keeping busy with another fighter being added to the TGW & Smithy’s Promotions show in Toowoomba. In addition to Leon’s fight, Josh has also been booked for the show!

Date: March 12th

Venue: Rumours International

323 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350

Who: Leon and Josh

Muay Thai News

Destiny Muaythai

Due to an injury, ‘Daddy’ Harry has withdrawn from his fight on Destiny Muaythai scheduled for February 26th at Mansfield Tavern. We all wish him a speedy recovery and hope to see him back training 100% with the fight team soon!

 

Infliction Pro Fight Series 

Boum and Matt are set to put on a show at Infliction Pro Fight Series in a few weeks which will be held at MXStore on the Gold Coast. Details below:

Date: March 26th

Venue: MXStore

36-40 Junction Rd Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast

Who: Boum Lambarki & Matt Hughes

MMA News

Eternal MMA

The last few tickets are still available for Ben’s Pro MMA debut at Eternal MMA on the Gold Coast. Get in quick to avoid missing out!

Date: March 19th

Venue: GC Sports Precinct

Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211

Who: Ben ‘The Blade’ Johnston

TFC MMA news. Ben Johnston makes his pro MMA debut on Eternall MMA

If you’re curious about the difference between MMA weight classes compared to Boxing or Muay Thai, check out this blog.

BJJ News

2021 AJJC – AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

TFC BJJ Coach Ícaro flew down to Melbourne this weekend. He competed in the Australian National Championship on Saturday and Sunday in 4 divisions! Great effort from Ícaro representing TFC on the BJJ mats, Oss!

Date: 26 Feb – 27 Feb

Venue: Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

Who: Ícaro

Community News

Big shout out to Toby from Woodridge State High School for the opportunity for TFC to give back to the students. TFC donated boxing and Muay Thai gear for Toby (who is the Youth Support Coordinator) to run programs at Woodridge High and help spread our love for combat sports!

Recommendations

Every month we will be recommending a few things to watch, listen and read that we think can be helpful to you. If you have any fight-related suggestions, make sure to send them to us!

 

Watch – Canelo Alvarez style breakdown

We’ve all seen Canelo move just out of the way of his opponents shots only to land his own devastating counter strikes. Check out this video on how he uses his stance and footwork to set up his defense to seamlessly transition to offense.

 

Listen – Podcast

A must-listen if you’re into MMA or BJJ. 3 of the best in their respective fields discuss at length the things they did to set themselves apart from the pack.  Lex Fridman brings together an all star lineup of podcast guests in Georges St-Pierre, John Danaher and Gordon Ryan in what could very well be a podcast of the GOATS.

 

Read – Blog

Quick read for those who are interested in a high performance mindset.

‘Set simple goals – Reset your goal after your significant accomplishment, but make them manageable’

And finally…

We’d love to hear your suggestions and feedback about anything you’d like to see in the next installment of TFC News.  From technique breakdowns, podcasts or MMA news, let us know how we can make TFC News more valuable for you!

See you on the mats!

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