UFC 129 – St-Pierre vs Shields

Posted on April 23, 2011 by The Gunner

Champion Georges St-Pierre faces the toughest test of his career in Jake Shields, who is riding a 15-fight winning streak spanning 6 years. Go inside the training camps, inner circles, and mindsets of both fighters in the days leading up to UFC 129. This is sure to be one of the fights of the year.

Check out the video for the lead up to this hugely anticipated match up UFC 129


A rare insight into one of the North East’s leading MMA talents

Posted on April 18, 2011 by The Gunner

MMA has never been so popular and it is now the fastest growing sport in the world, Paul Colesby has been involved in the sport now for over 17 years…here we give you a rare insight into ‘The Gunners’ background.

Paul Colesby has now practiced mixed martial arts since the age of 16 years old from an early age it was obvious that Paul had a talent for martial arts which was recognised over many years by many top trainers in mixed martial arts around the world.

Having trained in Boxing, Kick Boxing, Thai Boxing, Wrestling and BBJ, he has gained an immense knowledge base to draw from as an all around mixed martial artist which is clearly the ultimate goal for anyone serious in developing their overall skills in the sport of MMA.

Paul considers himself to be very lucky to have trained and learned from the best, from first visiting Los Angeles at the age of 20 to train with Royce Gracie and the Machado brothers, and some time with Mark Denny of the dog brothers. Later on training with the full Miletich team at their gym in Iowa in the lead up to UFC 40 where he was Ian Freeman’s corner man for his fight against Andre Arlovski.

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10% OFF Bad Boy range! Grab your code here…

Posted on April 6, 2011 by The Gunner

Deepbluefightwear currently have a 10% OFF offer on all of their Bad Boy range until the 14th April, users can get an offer code by liking thir facebook page HERE. The code can also be used at deepbluefightwear.com or badboy-uk.com.


Deepblue Fightwear and The Gunners Den

Posted on April 5, 2011 by The Gunner

Some great news for the gym – Deepblue Fightwear and The Gunners Den have teamed up recently. The UK’s largest MMA store are supplying ‘The Den’ with their MMA Gear and equipment.

Deepblue fightwear stock a full list of  items such as Shin Guards, Boxing Gloves, Shorts, T-shirts, including top branded products from Bad Boy, Hayabusa, Punch Town, Shock Doctor, Tapout, Venum and much more.

The main store is based in Whitley Bay, suppling the UK and MMA in Newcastle with high quality products which will have you raring to go in your personal training sessions or MMA workouts.With free delivery on UK orders a price match guarantee and great prices this seems to be an unbeatable combination for all of your MMA equipment needs.