• SBG Bradford Fighter Jo Doyle makes her pro debut this weekend

    Bradford MMA fighter and international amateur gold medalist Joanne Doyle is set to make her professional debut this weekend. Doyle – who trains at Straight Blast Gym Bradford – has been matched against the Norwegian, Ivana Siric, in a flyweight contest. The fight is on the card of the Battle Arena event, at The New […]

    SBG Bradford Fighter Jo “The Menace” Doyle signs with Ruby Sports and Entertainment

    SBG Bradford fighter Joanne Doyle has signed a professional management contract with US-based agency, Ruby Sports and Entertainment. They work with a number of leading combat athletes and major promotions including the UFC, Bellator and Invicta FC. Female UFC stars Joanne Calderwood and Mackenzie Dern are already on their books. Ruby Sports and Entertainment will […]

    Get On The Pony Podcast 8 – Q&A with Spen and Marie

    As Martial Arts Gym owners we are getting lots of questions about lockdown and the current status of the gym so we thought it would be a good idea to go through some of the most common questions on the podcast.  The questions vary from when will you be opening up and what changes do […]

    Get On The Pony Episode 7 – The Menace – Joanne Doyle

    In this episode we talk to BJJ Purple belt, MMA fighter and coach Joanne Doyle.  We talk to Jo about her Martial Arts Journey.  From starting out doing grappling comps and interclubs through to winning Gold, Silver and Bronze at International Championships and winning the Cage Warriors Academy Bantam Weight Belt.  We also talk to […]

  • Get On the Pony Episode 4 with Coach Murgy

    This week, we have “The General” Steve Murgatroyd on the podcast.  Murgy is a BJJ Brown Belt and Coach at SBG Bradford.  We talk about what got him in to the sport and what it was like in the “olden days” before MMA had a name.  We did have a few tech problems so we […]

    Temporary Gym Closure

    We have been keeping up to date with the latest news on the Coronavirus and consulting with people we trust. After deep consideration and a lot of discussion we have decided to close the gym for the next two weeks. This is not something we want to do but with the Government recommending social distancing […]

    2020 – Winter beginner course

    Looking for something different in 2020? Board of the gym? Why not try our beginner courses, learn a martial art and get fit … Sign up for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Kick Boxing course … or both !!! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Course Kick Boxing Course Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Kick Boxing Course  

    New Student Discount Now Available!

    We are pleased to announce that there is now a gym membership for students 18 years and older and in full time education.  This is offered at £40 per month and gives you access to the fight team sessions, though you will need to speak to a coach to ensure you are ready to attend […]

  • September Kickboxing Course 2019

    Our next beginners Kickboxing course starts on the 16th of September 2019. To join fill out the following form … £40 for 4 weeks you get:- 2 sessions a week Black belt instruction Free pair of gloves Access to online videos

  • September BJJ Beginners Course

    After our successful Spring Beginners BJJ Course we are looking to run our 3rd BJJ Beginners Course Starting September the 17th @ 19:00 Register for our next BJJ Beginners course by filling in the below form:-    

    Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 3

    Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 3 Mata leão Postionally the Back Control Top position is the most dominate in BJJ and is often refered to as Mata leão, meaning ‘lion killer’ in Portuguese. The Back Control Top position is the most dominate in BJJ and is often referred to as Mata leão, meaning ‘lion killer’ […]

    Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 3

    Lesson 3 – Mount Top In our 3rd lesson we have covered the mount top position, how to keep the position and then how to advance position. Our key teaching points are: – 1. We focus on the lower mount position which we call the Grapevine Mount. 2. This Mount gives us great control of […]


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  • Sunday Sessions

    Sunday Sessions

    SBG Bradford are currently running outdoor training sessions for members. There are limited spaces so email info@bradfordmma.com to book your slot.

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