On Saturday, Ironside brought its MMA fighters to the Xtreme Knockout Amateur Series 1 promotion in Arlington, Texas. At the featherweight division, Jacob Meredith and Trenton Lambert made their MMA debut and showcased their Muay Thai and boxing abilities.Meredith defeated his opponent in the 2nd round with a TKO. Lambert dominated with some nice clinch
Last weekend, Ironside celebrated the achievements and hard training of its Muay Thai practitioners. On Saturday, the team underwent a testing ceremony that consisted of a timed 3-mile run, cross-training circuits and live sparring. Afterward, Coach Yon presented many with Pra Jiad, symbolic arm bands traditionally used in Muay Thai to give confidence and luck
On November 7, we will have many of our Ironside MMA members fighting at the Xtreme Knockout Amateur Series 1 promotion in Arlington, Texas. For most, this will be their debut into amateur MMA or Muay Thai. Please come show your support for our participants: Ronny Alan (Muay Thai) Alexa Garcia (MMA) Maika Kneubuhl (MMA)
Hayward maintained the Hero FC Middleweight Championship Belt on September 26 in El Paso, TX by submitting Bubba McDaniel in the second round.
Hayward Charles defends his Hero FC Middleweight Belt by defeating Gemiyale Adkins via submission at 1:03 of Round 1 Hero FC Best of the Best V Brownsville, TX
On March 28, Dennis Thomas had his second professional MMA fight on the XKO 25 promotion card. Dennis fought against Fernando Salas, taking the win by unanimous decision (judge scores were 30-27, 29-28, and 29-28).
On January 23, Dennis made his professional MMA debut with a win by TKO stoppage against Jaime Anaya.
Hayward Charles defeats Brandon Farran via Submission at 1:05 of Round 1 to win the Hero FC Middleweight Championship Belt. Hero FC – Brownsville, TX Jan-17
James White wins his amateur MMA on August 17 at the “USA MMA 22: Lafayette vs. The World 2” in Lafayette, LA. After 3 hard fought rounds, White beat James Butler by unanimous decision.
On January 12, Hayward (Ironside MMA) once again defeated his opponent, Edgar Verdin (Submission Boxing Academy), by submission.