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Team Kaobon

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Est.  2002 (as "Fighters and Fitness")
Founded by  Colin Heron (founded as "Fighters and Fitness"
Primary trainers  Colin Heron (Head coach) Marcelo Brigadeiro (Luta Livre coach) Shane Rigby (Wrestling coach) Andy Aspinall (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach) Juddas Clottey (Boxing coach)
Current titleholders  Mark Adams - BAMMA Featherweight champion Neil Woods - K-1 UK Max champion and various kickboxing/thaiboxing titles Rob Sinclair - BAMMA Lightweight champion
Prominent fighters  Terry Etim (UFC) Paul Kelly (UFC) Paul Taylor (UFC) Paul Sass (UFC) Mark Adams (BAMMA Featherweight champion) Martin Stapleton (former Ultimate Fighter participant)
Training facilities  Liverpool, Chester, London

Team Kaobonwhich was formerly known as Fighters and Fitness is a mixed martial arts team from Liverpool, England. "Team Kaobon" is well known for being the training camp of multiple English lightweight fighters based in the Ultimate Fighting Championships - the top MMA organization - as well as domestically.



Team Kaobon one of a few MMA gyms based in Liverpool, England (such as The Wolfslair and Next Generation MMA) and was formerly known as "Fighters and Fitness". It has been home to many MMA fighters who have competed domestically in promotions like BAMMA, as well as abroad in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The gym has undergone changes in recent years, to which Colin Heron, the founder attributed to the growth of the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.

Notable fighters

The following notable fighters have been associated with Team Kaobon

  • Terry Etim - UFC
  • Paul Kelly - UFC veteran
  • Paul Sass - UFC fighter and holder of 7 consecutive triangle choke victories
  • Martin Stapleton - former contestant on The Ultimate Fighter: US vs. UK
  • Paul Taylor - UFC veteran
  • References

    Team Kaobon Wikipedia

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