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Local MMA card promises much

Patrons of the upcoming Mixed Martial Arts event have been promised nothing but high-quality fighting skill from top class fighters next month. It was based on this promise of top class fighting that Sheldon “The Game” Jones issued fair warning to his opponent Renaldo “Silvaback” Stuart, to bring his ‘A’ game when the two go head […]

Fighters impress in mixed martial arts

Barbados’ Renaldo Stuart had his work cut out for him last Saturday at the Barbados Community College, but in the end he got the decision in his mixed martial arts bout against Jamaica’s Matthew Colquhoun. Stuart was the featured attraction of the night’s Sanda and Mixed Martial Arts card and impressed during his contest with […]

Alleyne makes case for martial arts

Barbadian athletes have the skill and talent and love competition, but they often lack the preparation for that big day. That’s the word from martial arts trainer, Rollins Alleyne, who is one of the organizers behind the upcoming Bridgetown Burning event now in its 16th year. Bridgetown Burning is a martial arts extravaganza opened to […]

Clarke recognizes potential in local martial arts

Barbados martial arts has lots of potential but the various clubs around the island need to start working together. That’s the advice of former Greco-Roman world champion, Jake Clarke, who was on the island to conduct an Olympic wrestling and mixed-martial arts association (MMA) seminar. He explained that the technical level shown by participants in […]

Combat clubs show off skills

Bajan Fights held the third meet for local combat athletes at the Barbados Community College Gymnasium last Sunday. The seven bout card in K-1 kickboxing and submission grappling brought together combatants from Black Tigers, Young Dragons, Universal Kempo Karate, Lions Den, Jones Academy, Capoeira Barbados, ITF Taekwondo, Boxing Barbados, Kime Kan Karate and Habana Fight […]

Call for unity in martial arts

There needs to be more unity among the various martial arts federations in Barbados in order for the sport to progress in the island. This is the view of president of the Barbados Wushu Tai Chi Federation, Rollins Alleyne, who said people needed to move away from being so narrow-minded towards the sport. “The narrow […]

Mascoll cops silver medal

Rising 16-year-old Barbados martial sport athlete Shackeem Mascoll, captured the silver medal in the 70 kg Junior Sanda Boys (Chinese Kick-boxing), at the 10th Pan American Wushu Championships in Costa Rica which was staged September 5, 6, 7, 2014. Four hundred and twenty Wushu athletes ranging in ages from 8 to 30  from the Pan […]

Alleyne: MMA needs to level up

The Mixed Martial Arts body in Barbados would like to take the sport to another level but needs more support, says coordinator of the Caribbean Fight League, Rollins Alleyne. Speaking at a media briefing at Bubba’s Sports Bar today, Alleyne said even though things were looking up for the sport locally they wanted to take […]

Muay Thai spectacular

Patrons are in for loads of excitement next week Saturday when Battle in Paradise 6 is staged at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. This International Muay Thai Championship is sanctioned by the National Kick-boxing League of Barbados and has attracted participation from the United States, Canada, England, Dominica, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago along with host country […]