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UFC Legend Randy Couture: Presents FKP MMA with Best MMA Gym in Western Canada

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in News | 0 comments

UFC Legend Randy Couture: Presents FKP MMA with Best MMA Gym in Western Canada

UFC Legend Randy Couture: Presents FKP MMA with Best MMA Gym in Western Canada  

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Battlefield Fight League 25: Huge Victory for FKP MMA’s Jayden Martin

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Battlefield Fight League 25: Huge Victory for FKP MMA’s Jayden Martin On December 8, 2013 – FKP MMA’s Jayden “Liquid Steel” Martin displayed an impressive performance by submitting his opponent. The 19 year old talent has training with Chris Franco for over 9 years, so it is no surprise that he was ready for anything from tactical striking to fluid grappling, Jayden was there to win.   Finishing the fight on the ground with a triangle choke in the 2nd round, he was able to secure the “W” and improve...

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THE 3rd ANNUAL FKP MMA WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in News | 0 comments

THE JEFF O’NEIL SHOW ON 99.3 THE FOX, FILES NEWS MAGAZINE, AND FUN FIESTAS BY ILI PRESENT: THE 3rd ANNUAL FKP MMA WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR   November 17th, 1-3 PM 4880 Fraser St. (@33rd) $25 in advance $30 at the door (depending on availability) With the holiday season fast approaching, it is more important than ever for women to remain aware of potentially hazardous conditions around them.   While a crowded shopping mall would seem to be one of the safest places to be, the hustle and bustle of holiday traffic can present...

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FKP MMA Brings Home 16 Medals at Western Canadian Championships!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in News | 0 comments

FKP MMA Brings Home 16 Medals at Western Canadian Championships!

Vancouver’s top Martial Arts School – Chris Franco’s FKP MMA brings home 16 medals at local martial arts competition- The Western Canadian Martial Arts Championships 2013. In typical FKP MMA fashion, students of Chris Franco had an extremely strong showing by displaying their hard work and dedication in both Kickboxing & No-Gi Grappling competition over the two day tournament.  FKP MMA competitors were able to take home an impressive 16 medals! The results: Kickboxing Out of 11 competitors we brought home 9 medals. 5...

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FKP MMA’s Ahmed Abdullah Wins Rick Hansen Award

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in News | 0 comments

FKP MMA would like to congratulate our very own Ahmed Abdullah in receiving the Rick Hansen Award! Ahmed, one of our finest junior FKP MMA Student, recently received a Rick Hansen Difference Maker Award for helping others and his peaceful approach to resolving conflicts. Here he tells us about what he did, and how the Award inspires others. Not only has he been making strides in helping others outside of our Dojo, but he has made a difference inside the walls of FKP MMA by assisting our Pee Wee Students during their classes! From all of us at...

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UFC’s Demain Maia hosts seminar for FKP MMA Students

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in News | 0 comments

On May 12th, mere weeks after legendary world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield’s visit to Vancouver’s FKP MMA academy, the front-running school once again played host to a combat sports luminary as FKP joined with Bad Boy clothing to present a members-only seminar with UFC welterweight contender Demain Maia. The seminar was part of a short western-Canadian jaunt by Maia and his manager Eduardo Alonso, with its sole BC stop being FKP MMA’s East Vancouver location.   The five-time world BJJ champion and fast-climbing UFC...

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FKP MMA takes home 12 medals at Tiger Balms 2013

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Team FKP MMA had 14 competitors that ended up bringing home 12 medals. 7 Gold – 4 Silver – 2 Bronze. A great showing in all three categories. Grappling, Kickboxing and MMA. Here is the list of competitors who placed in the Tiger Balm Internationals just over this weekend. – Joseph Suarez – Gold Medal Adv Kickboxing – Geoff Bodnarek – Silver Medal Adv Grappling – Orel Ben Neriah – Gold Medal Nov/Inter Grappling – Marcus Pham – Gold Medal Adv MMA/Pankration – Justin Payne –...

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FKP MMA makes impact at BFL 22 with 4 fighters!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in News | 0 comments

FKP MMA makes impact at BFL 22 with 4 fighters including 1 title fight! On Feb 22, 2013, 4 FKP MMA Fighters competed at Battlefield 22 including a title fight with Hanz “Hangloose” Pangilinan!       Geoff “The Terminator” Bodnarek wins by unanimous decision. The Terminator quickly stated “I’m back” after methodically defeating a very game Arron Chin.             Tai Bray loses his match not being able to come out of his corner from an illegal blow late in...

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Anti Bullying Event with Evander Holyfield !

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in News | 0 comments

FKP MMA Proudly sponsors and supports Anti Bullying Event with Evander Holyfield! Join Former Heavy Weight Champ- Evander Holyfield for a Fight That Matters: Anti Bullying January 28th, 2013 Fraserview Centre – 8240, Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC For more info: 604.435.7777

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FKP MMA EXPANSION ON HOLD… FOR NOW

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Over the past couple of months, a lot of buzz has surrounded FKP MMA patriarch Chris “Mjolnir” Franco’s decision to move the second location of his groundbreaking club from Port Moody to Surrey’s World Gym.  Deals were struck, equipment was purchased, and things were seemingly full-speed-ahead for the scheduled January 7th grand opening of FKP MMA Surrey. But with only days to go before the doors were to open, the plug was pulled on the entire enterprise leaving many in the lower mainland scratching their heads over what went...

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