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Notorious Fight Gear ambassadorship confirmed

Notorious Fight Gear ambassadorship confirmed
I posted on social the other day about when I saw that Notorious Fight Gear had mentioned that they were looking for brand ambassadors. On the run up to my noticing this, I had Notorious had been popping up on my radar quite a lot. Accelerated since my recent introduction to Leap Frog Combat Sports, the relationship began to grow... Read More

Guess who is fighting again?!

Guess who is fighting again?!
I can’t quite believe I’m writing this article. I said as we entered 2020 that I would be ready for opportunities. Ready to be stepping back into the ring and putting myself to the test. We all started back training this week and I have begun running again which means that we are moving again. It felt great to be... Read More

Fat Lad to Fighter Podcast: 1st run of 2020 & first session back after Christmas

Fat Lad to Fighter Podcast: 1st run of 2020 &  first session back after Christmas
So, as some of you may be aware, I have a podcast that I updated very sporadically. Given the new year motivation and the face that my phone had been cut off so had no internet on my way home meant that I was on the podcast vibe on my way home from the gym last night. I cover my... Read More

North East Muay Thai Beast – The start of my journey

North East Muay Thai Beast – The start of my journey
I started this journey just over 6 months ago. When I walked into Northern Kings Gym in Newcastle, my original plan was to do a White Collar Boxing event, but it got pulled because of a lack of interest. So Craig gave me a free month at the gym to do Muay Thai Boxing. I thought long and hard about... Read More

Podcasts reviewing 2019, 5 fights and looking to 2020 & an interview with Dani Fall

Podcasts reviewing 2019, 5 fights and looking to 2020 & an interview with Dani Fall
I recently got two podcasts published. One reviewing 2019 and looking forward to 2020. Reflecting on the 5 fights I've had and the plans for training over Christmas too. I also got the interview I did with Dani Fall up too, which I recorded back in March (I'm so sorry Dani). I completed it in September and didn't post it... Read More

Sponsors?! You’ve only had 4 fights….

Sponsors?! You’ve only had 4 fights….
Fighting is no joke. Dedicating your body, your time, every fibre of your being to be put through its paces, day in day out, inevitably to be put on the line for the entertainment of others. To help ease the strain and struggle of the dedication, fighters can approach sponsors to help take some of the pressure off. https://www.facebook.com/FatLadToMuayThaiFighterBlog/videos/1366626070180568/ No... Read More

Fat Lad to Fighter: Fight announcement and Jodie Clunan collab

Fat Lad to Fighter: Fight announcement and Jodie Clunan collab
Woo hoo! After the success of my previous fight on the 20thJuly, I am straight back into camp and knocking on the door of my peers to begin pushing further than we have ever pushed before.  I am really enjoying training at the moment. After starting my new job and adapting to working full-time and then training on top of... Read More

When you realise you can’t control everything.

When you realise you can’t control everything.
In this world, there are so many variable factors to ones ‘happiness.’ It is becoming more and more prominent in today’s age that people are struggling. With the increased use of technology to create connectivity between communities, you would think that it would be easier to find and access help should you need it. Generally speaking, ego can be blamed.... Read More

The hardest part of any journey is getting started

The hardest part of any journey is getting started
The beginning of any journey is always the hardest. It usually means, making lots of mistakes, learning from them, bettering processes and working with what you have to move closer to the end goal or goals. When I began training, never in a million years did I ever think I would step in the ring. I hate fighting (outside of... Read More