Here is a video that shows some highlights from our many fights in 2016. 2016 was a great year for our team and we're already working to make 2017 even better!
We now have custom Ambush Muay Thai shorts! There are 3 variations, 1 solid-tone with our vertical crouching tiger logo and 2 two-tones with our horizontal crouching tiger logo. These shorts are selling fast so get in to the gym and get yours ASAP!
On Nov 5, 2016 Team Ambush competed in the Ascension Muay Thai nationals tournament. 6 fighters represented our team including Spencer Hanley at 125lb, Buddy Chambers at 145lb, Bobby Peek at 155lb, Jed Becker at 155lb, Jon Leal at 165lb, and Paul Gonzales at 195lb. All 6 fighters won fights, and 4 of our fighters took home belts. Including our title win from August that's 5 belts in 2 months!
The Ambush Muay Thai gym shirts are in! You can pick yours up from the gym this week, wear them to class and show off hard work, dedication, and consistency. Hoodies to follow soon!
Joining Ambush Muay Thai coaches Elton Wells and Bobby Peek at Brazilian Fight Factory is Ajarn Jason Webster. Coach Jason brings over 25 years of Muay Thai teaching experience to Ambush Muay Thai and will work as a mentor to all Team Ambush students, fighters, and coaches. Coach Bobby will continue to teach the level 1 classes, Coach Elton will continue to teach level 2 and clinch classes as well as run the Ambush fight team.
On Aug 27, 2016 Team Ambush fighter Sean McKiernan fought in the main event for the Ascension Muay Thai 147lb title, Sean fought a tough opponent but scored 3 standing 8-counts in the fight until the fight was halted in the 4th round, awarding Sean the TKO victory, winning the 147lb title!
On Aug 11, 2016 Team Ambush represented at the Onnit Fight Night kickboxing exhibition. Teammates Sean McKiernan and Buddy Chambers put on great fights against tough local opponents. Their fights can be viewed in the video below (Sean at 5:21, Buddy at 1:24:04).
On Aug 10, 2016 Ambush Muay Thai and Brazilian Fight Factory will host a seminar with UFC, Pride FC, Strikeforce, and Elite XC veteran Yves Edwards. Yves will be covering various aspects of kickboxing and MMA striking, cost is only $30!
Last week was Team Ambush's last week training at Pinnacle Training Center (previously Austin Muay Thai). Thanks to all of our friends at Pinnacle for the great training and memories. Next week we start a new program at Brazilian Fight Factory, working to build a top fight team/gym in central TX!
On June 25, 2016 Team Ambush shined at the SPARta II sparring exhibition with ELEVEN fighters participating! Everyone did an outstanding job representing Ambush Muay Thai, winning several awards as voted by the audience in attendance, including:
- Bobby Peek, performance of the day AND fight of the day
- Jon Leal, performance of the day
- Jon Hester, runner-up for fight of the day
Check out the pictures and videos below for some highlights.
On May 7, 2016 Team Ambush fighter Sean McKiernan fought for the best amateur promotion in TX, Muay Thai Kingdom. Sean trained very hard for this fight and his hard work, dedication, and consistency paid off as he earned a round 2 TKO victory!
On April 30, 2016 Team Ambush fighter Jon Leal fought on the Belts of Honorious 13 MMA card. For all 3 rounds Jon controlled the fight both standing and on the ground and earned the unanimous decision. Congrats to Jon for all the hard work he's put in to improve this year and for getting the win!
On Oct 30, 2015 Team Ambush fighter Paul Gonzales fought in the main event of ICON Ambition V for the ICON 170lb title. Paul had a great training camp and fought an incredible fight, earning the 1st round TKO and capturing the welterweight title! For more info on Paul, his life, and his training, see his feature article in the Victoria Advocate.