Wisbech’s mixed martial arts stars power to 13 medals at inter-club event

11:00 21 October 2012

Mixed martial arts stars at Avaddon Academy in Wisbech.

Mixed martial arts stars at Avaddon Academy in Wisbech.

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MIXED martial arts stars from Wisbech’s Avaddon Academy face the camera after powering to 13 medals at an inter-club tournament.

The event saw the club host more than 100 competitors from gyms in Cambridge, Norwich, Peterborough and King’s Lynn at their new academy in Boleness Road.

Wisbech’s stars excelled across the five weight categories and an all-female tournament, claiming three gold medals, four silvers and six bronzes.

The club, run by Chris Ellington and Stuart McLean, provides mixed martial arts coaching for juniors, beginners and advanced fighters. They plan to hold another inter-club contest on November 18.

For more information about the club contact Ellington on 07798 872447 or McLean on 07823 331543.

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