BAMMA 6 – Wembley Arena 21st May 2011

Posted on May 19, 2011 by The Gunner

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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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.


Mixed Martial Arts Newcastle

Posted on March 23, 2011 by The Gunner

Not everyone has trained with UFC champions and learned from the best…but Paul Colesby has and he is giving you the chance to learn mixed martial arts in Newcastle from himself and in effect from the many legends who have passed down their skills and valuable lessons to him also.

The Gunners Den is the ultimate place to get fit, learn mma, get in shape the sky is the limit and  it’s up to you what your goal is…Paul will cater and tailor routines to help you achieve your personal training goals.

All levels are more than welcome…why not pop along?


The Gunners Den – MMA Newcastle

Posted on March 1, 2011 by admin

Welcome to The Gunners Den blog…the number one place to keep up to date with the latest MMA news training tips and information regarding mixed martial arts and personal training.

Paul Colesby is the Mixed Martial Arts Coach and British Combat Association instructor at The Gunners Den and is here to train any level of pupil for many different personal fitness goals.

We hope you enjoy reading and keeping up to date with the gym, we would love to speak to you if you are interested in one of our many classes or our one to one personal training sessions, call Paul on 07921210470 or alternatively on 07664721985.

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