Wolfslair MMA Academy

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Wolfslair
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Est. 2004
Primary owners Lee Gwynn
Primary trainers
Mario " Neto (BJJ coach)
Dave Jackson (Thai Boxing coach)
Mark Kinney (Boxing coach)
Current titleholders Abdul Mohamed 10th Legion Lightweight Champion (10th Legion 2010)
Past titleholders Michael Bisping Cage Rage World Light Heavyweight Champion (Cage Rage 2004) 205 lbs.; Cage Warriors Light Heavyweight Champion (Cage Warriors 2005) 205 lbs.; UFC Ultimate Fighter 3 Light Heavyweight Tournament (UFC 2006)
Rob Broughton Cage Rage British Heavyweight Champion (Cage Rage 2006) 265 lbs.; ZT Fight Night Heavyweight Tournament (ZT 2010) 265 lbs.
Oli Thompson UCMMA Heavyweight Champion (UCMMA 2011) 265 lbs.
Abdul Mohamed Cage Rage British Lightweight Champion (Cage Rage 2005) 155 lbs.
Prominent fighters Rampage Jackson (Bellator)
Cheick Kongo (Bellator)
Michael Bisping (UFC)
Rob Broughton (UFC)
Oli Thompson (BAMMA)
James Te Huna (UFC)
Curt Warburton (Cage Warriors)
Tom Blackledge (UFC)
Training facilities Widnes, UK
Website Wolfslair Academy Homepage

The Wolfslair MMA Academy is a fight team and training camp for mixed martial artists and kickboxers, headquartered in Widnes, United Kingdom. The school was founded by Liverpudlian MMA fans Anthony McGann and Lee Gwynn.[1][2][3][4] The academy earned publicity due their signing of former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson, UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo, and UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping to training and managerial contracts. With these signings, Wolfslair became noted as one of the most prominent training stables in the UK's MMA scene.[2][3][4][5]

Notable fighters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wolfslair gym baring its teeth in MMA world". ESPN/Sherdog. 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Quinton "Rampage" Jackson joins Liverpool-based Wolfslair". Yahoo! Sports. 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Rampage Part of the Wolfslair Pack". Sherdog.com. 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Kongo joins Wolfslair". Sherdog.com. 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  5. ^ "'Rampage' signs with U.K.-based Team Wolfslair". SI.com. 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-12.