Three members of the coaching staff at the MMA Academy in Liverpool have travelled to the Italian capital for one of the biggest tournaments on the calendar. A spokesperson for Free Form Fighters, UK suppliers of MMA equipment, has released a statement regarding the news.
This ranking event may be crucial for hopefuls aiming to get enough points in qualifying for the World Championships later in 2015. Black belt competitors therefore have the opportunity to take their career to the next level by performing well in Rome.
The MMA Academy has grown in popularity recently as the Ultimate Fighting Championship gains greater media coverage across Britain and other European nations. Jason Tan, their head coach, won silver in his weight class at the English Open and his colleague James Owen also won this coloured medal.
Both coaches plan to be involved at the World Championships in Los Angeles and this could mark the progress of British...