Timmons, Bossart Medal At IBJJF American Nationals

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Shultz Set For Fusion Fight League July 15!

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SBG Idaho up and comer, Noah Shultz, is set to make his second trip inside the cage in Red Lodge, Montana this Saturday, July 15, at Fusion Fight League’s 2nd Annual Backflips and Beatdowns!

Since turning 18, Shultz has put his foot on the gas when it comes to his competitive prizefighting career. Last May he made an impressive MMA debut at Front Street Fights 12, notching a quick first round submission victory. This was followed by a successful amateur boxing debut just two weeks later, where he scored a second round knockout. He follows that up with his sternest test to date, taking on 2-2 Montana native, Raymond Morkeberg in an amateur flyweight (125 lb) contest.

We look forward to watching this young man showcase his skills and continue to develop as a martial artist!!!

SBG Idaho Athletes Dominate At UCF 20.

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SBG Idaho MMA athletes had an outstanding night, Friday, June 30 in Hailey, Idaho for UCF 20- winning both fights by submission!
First, the debuting David Akers showcased his superior grappling against a tough, more experienced opponent. His opponent rushed him with punches early in the fight, causing David to clinch and secure a takedown at the base of the cage. From there he passed to side control, then mount, before his opponent hit a hard bridge and reversed to top position. David immediately locked up a triangle choke that gave way to a belly down armbar as time expired. In round 2, Akers quickly gained a takedown and established mount. From there he went to work with strikes until his opponent gave up his back and left his neck open for the fight-ending rear naked choke finish!
In the evening’s main event title fight, Kyle Frost quickly ducked under his opponent’s opening right hand for a takedown that was defended. Frost persisted, however, securing a body lock takedown and mount. As his opponent hit a hard bridge to escape, he left his arm exposed, and Frost quickly snatched it up for the armbar finish only 27 seconds into the fight! The win bring’s Kyle’s record to 3-0 with a total of 2:17 of time spent in the cage!
This event was met with many last minute changes that forced several of our athletes off of the card and some with last minute opponent changes. The readiness and professionalism shown by even our amateur athletes not only show in their results, but the demand to have them featured in MMA event throughout the region. Congrats to Kyle and David, and we look forward to the next time you both compete!
If you are looking to compete, or even have some fun and train with athletes like Kyle and David please visit www.combatfitness.com and click the “Wanna Train” link at the top of our page. One of our schedulers will contact you for a consultation that includes a private lesson FREE of charge just for visiting! See you soon!

SBG Idaho Online Store Now Open!

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SBG Idaho now has an online home for all your SBG Idaho gear needs! Starting today, we will be able to ship gear to Tribe members anywhere in the US and Canada (extra shipping may apply to Canadian orders). In addition to retail purchases, we will also be providing our members with the ability to sign up for upcoming seminars and events from the comfort of their homes! The store is located at store.combatfitness.com or by clicking the “Shop” link on our website.

We look forward to seeing where our gear ends up!

Matt Thornton Mount Seminar Set For August 4-5 In PDX

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SBG founder and President, Matt Thornton, is bringing his game-changing mount seminar to SBG HQ in Portland, Oregon, August 4-5. If you missed his seminar in Boise or if you want to sharpen your game up even more, this is a great opportunity for you to get guaranteed improvement to one of the most dominant positions in Jiu Jitsu! 2 day Seminar is a steal at $79 for SBG Members! El Presidente guarantees results, so come see what everyone around the organization is talking about!

Stirewalt Added To UCF 20!!!

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UCF 20 is going down this Friday, June 30 at the Campion Ice House in Hailey and SBG Idaho athletes will be well represented in that night’s action. A last minute addition to the card is SBG Idaho Coach Stephen Stirewalt (3-6 MMA) who will be getting back into the cage after a 10 month layoff. Stephen has been hard at work training since his last appearance at Front Street Fights 9, taking gold at the Impact BJJ Tournament in Utah last November, and most recently, earning his Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from SBG Idaho Head BJJ Coach Scott Thometz. Stirewalt will be taking on Matt Holden (3-0 MMA) in an amateur bantamweight bout. Other changes to the card include an opponent change for Benjamin Hollier who will now be taking on Taylor Rogers (6-2 MMA) in another bantamweight bout. Other SBG Idaho athletes on the card include Kyle Frost and David Akers.

These last minute changes were made possible due to the fact that our athletes stay consistent with their training even when they don’t have a fight on the books. We are excited to see the hard work pay off this Friday night!!!