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Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Weslley “Magic” Maia talks to UK Fight Site about the amateur MMA scene in Brazil and his early amateur fights. Weslley tells us about his professional debut in front of his family and explains the two-year gap between his second and third professional fights.

Jawany Scott on winning the Haringey Box Cup and U23 Olympic Weightlifting Championship (Part 4)

BOXING WORLD CHAMPION SAVANNAH MARSHALL SET TO MAKE HER MMA DEBUT AT PFL EUROPE IN NEWCASTLE

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, is today announcing that PFL Europe Newcastle on Saturday, June 8 will be headlined by Super Middleweight Boxing World Champion Savannah Marshall making her mixed martial arts debut at Utilita Arena. In addition to Marshall’s debut, the 2024 PFL Europe Regular Season […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Jawany Scott on competing as amateur under the Cage Warriors banner (Part 3)

Jawany Scott returns to Cage Warriors as a professional fighter on Saturday night at CW169. The flyweight isn’t a stranger to Europe’s longest-running promotion as he holds 3 amateur wins under the Cage Warriors banner. Jawany also talks about earning his stripes in Warriors Fight Series, Fightstar Championship and Shock N’ Awe during his late […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Shane Campbell on growing up in Stratford & his early Martial Arts training in East London (Part 1)

GB Top Team’s Shane Campbell paid a visit to the UK Fight Site studio to talk about growing up in Stratford, East London and his experience at Rokeby Secondary School. Shane also talks about training Taekwondo classes at Newham Leisure Centre before trying 1-2-1 MMA sessions at Peacock Gym in Canning Town. The East Londoner […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Professional Fighters League launches new Bellator MMA Champions Series following major acquisition

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest-growing and most innovative sports league, after their industry shaping acquisition of Bellator, has announced the first of eight Bellator Champions Series events will kick off in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Friday March 22 at The SSE Arena, Belfast. Bellator Champions Series events will take place in top MMA […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Weslley Maia on growing up in Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil & starting his BJJ training (Part 2)

Weslley “Magic” Maia talks about growing up in Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil, where he started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at a social project aimed at keeping kids off the street. Weslley speaks about discovering classic Vale Tudo and PrIde FC tapes and moving to Goiania in Brazil.

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Jawany Scott on training at Revolution Martial Arts and his early amateur MMA career (Part 2)

Jawany Scott talks about training at Revolution Martial Arts under the tutelage of Cage Warriors veteran Steve O’Keefe. Jawany also talks about the team travelling to Fight Zone and working with Stuart Austin during training camps. We also discuss Jawany’s amateur MMA debut against his now-teammate Lone’er Kavanagh under Brad Pickett’s Rise of Champions banner […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)

Stuart Austin on growing up in Lichfield, competing in Judo and discovering MMA (Part 2)

Stuart Austin tells us about growing up in Lichfield and training in Judo under Fitzroy Davies at the Hardy Spicer 83 Judo Club. Stuart also talks about his brother James Austin going on to compete for Team GB at the 2012 Olympics. The heavyweight looks back on the beginning of his MMA career and time […]

Weslley Maia on the amateur MMA scene in Brazil, amateur fights and his professional debut (Part 3)