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Coach Tanswell Discusses Gunnar Nelson

SBG Manchester head coach, Karl Tanswell, visited Iceland during Gunnar Nelson's training camp for his fight with Albert Tumenov at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Arlovski . MMA fréttir spoke to him about Gunnar's development over the years, his first encounter with him and how to be a good padman.

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:09+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Latest|Comments Off on Coach Tanswell Discusses Gunnar Nelson

Essential Pad Man

We are pleased to announce that our new training resource is now online. Whether you are coach, fighter or recreational martial artist with an interest in the striking arts, The Essential Pad Man online resource will teach you the methods used by renowned mixed martial arts coach, Karl Tanswell. The Essential Pad Man will teach you the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:11+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Latest|Comments Off on Essential Pad Man

Three More Wins for SBG on ICE FC 10

SBG Manchester had more success on ICE FC 10 on December 5th 2015. Amateur Fighters Elliot Powell and Abdul Choudury both increased their win streaks in an impressive manner whilst professional fighter Azi Thomas, stepping in on the last minute, completely dominated his opponent. Abdul Choudury vs Luke Shanks Flyweight Another outstanding win for the SBG [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:12+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Latest|Comments Off on Three More Wins for SBG on ICE FC 10

Matt Inman Made 4 The Cage Champion

SBG Coach Matt Inman added another title to his collection when he defeated Newcastle based fighter Tommy Quinn to win the Made 4 The Cage UK Welterweight Title on November 28th 2015. The win coming by unanimous decision takes Inman to 17-7 in his pro MMA career and sees him on a 4 fight win [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:15+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Latest|Comments Off on Matt Inman Made 4 The Cage Champion

Martin ’50 Cal’ Stapleton Wins BAMMA World Lightweight Title

Last Saturday, 14th November 2015, SBG Manchester and Full Contact Performance Centre Rochdales' Martin Stapleton headlined BAMMA 23 for the vacant Lightweight World Title. Having anticipated a tough fight against Gavin ‘The War Horse’ Sterrit, 'Stapes' came out from the opening bell hungry and ready to do work. In just over a minute, Stapes sank in a rear naked choke to be crowned the World [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:18+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Latest|Comments Off on Martin ’50 Cal’ Stapleton Wins BAMMA World Lightweight Title

SBG Supa Seminar Saturday 7th November 2015

This Saturday, November 7th 2015,  SBG Manchester, HQ of SBG UK, hosted its first SBG supa seminar. Three of UKMMA’s finest pros in Matt Inman, Saul Rogers and Martin Stapleton came together to deliver a three hour grappling seminar on a packed mat. Saul Rogers put the afternoon in motion with a focus on wrestling [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:19+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Latest|Comments Off on SBG Supa Seminar Saturday 7th November 2015

FCC 14 – Great Results for SBG Manchester

The most recent installment of Full Contact Contender (FCC) 14 saw SBGUK’s Matt Inman and Jordan ‘Handsome’ Desborough headline and co-headline the card picking up professional wins to add to their record, via 2nd round TKO. Matt Inman, coming off his last win on FCC13 for the European Welterweight Title, displayed a performance boasting new [...]

By | 2015-10-27T11:21:59+00:00 October 25th, 2015|Latest|Comments Off on FCC 14 – Great Results for SBG Manchester

Competition Team Video

Hears a look at some of the work that goes on in the mornings at SBG Manchester. This video shows clips of some of the professional and up and coming amateur athletes drill and technical spar. The level and intensity for each individual varies and depends on what stage of fight preparation the fighter is. [...]

By | 2015-10-25T11:31:53+00:00 August 16th, 2014|Latest|Comments Off on Competition Team Video

SBG Mainline A Year in Review from YourMMA

YourMMA recently conducted an interview with SBG Mainline focussing on the highlights and lowlights of 2013. You can read the interview below. Be sure to check out YourMMA's website here and make sure you follow them on twitter and Facebook for all the latest news. [av_hr ] In this series, '2013: A Year In Review', [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:23:21+00:00 January 17th, 2014|Latest|Comments Off on SBG Mainline A Year in Review from YourMMA