This weekend Team Ambush represented with 5 competitors at the Revgear Muay Thai Tournament of Champions, including Spencer Hanley, Sean McKiernan, Wazi Graves, Rami Santos, and Buddy Chambers. We had 4 fighters who fought to the finals and had several solid victories. We are very proud of our team's performance at the national level!
Congrats to our teammate Pete Stanonik for winning the XKO Pro Muay Thai 154lb title last weekend. Pete had a great training camp with our team and put on a dominant performance, dropping his opponent three times before getting the KO victory in round 2!
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!
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!
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 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.