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Andrew Tackett gets Fight of the Night at Onnit Invitational 10

December 9th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

This was an exciting weekend for the Brazilian Fight Factory Team as Andrew Tackett, 15, the youngest competitor at the Onnit Invitational 10 and a blue belt, fought his way all the way to the finals. Andrew had three tough fights all of which went into over-time, and he was able to secure the victory […]

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William Tackett gets “Fight of the Night” at Onnit Invitational 9

October 1st, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On September 15th, 2018 Austin, TX hosted the Onnit Invitational 9. William had a great set of fights against some tough competitors, and although he did not secure the victory against 10th Planet’s Black-belt PJ Barch in the final match, he did win 2/3 of his fights(one in over-time and the other via submission) and […]

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William and Andrew Tackett Jiu Jitsu Kumite Champions

October 1st, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

September 22, 2018 was a great day for the BFF Checkmat Team as William and Andrew Tackett fought at the Jiu Jitsu Kumite in Dallas, TX both winning the Kumite Championship. Both athletes had impressive performances. William had 5 fights with 5 submissions in the 170 lbs blue-belt division, making him a 3x Kumite Champion. […]

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Spencer “Handsome” Hanley wins Professional Debut at STFC 47

September 11th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

The time finally arrived on August, 24 2018 as BFF’s Ambush Muay Thai coach, Spencer “Handsome” Hanley, made his professional Muay Thai debut at STFC 47(Mexico VS USA) in McAllen, TX. Coach Spencer won his fight via Unanimous Decision against Mexico’s very game athlete, Daniel Rivera. Coach Spencer had been patiently training for his pro […]

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BFF victorious at the 2018 IBJJF Austin Open Championship

July 22nd, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On the Weekend of July 21-22, 2018 at the Round Rock Sports Center, four of BFF’s competitors were able to bring back gold, and double-gold. From blue-belt to brown-belt, BFF was able to secure a victory. Starting with Kody Steele, he secured the NoGi brown-belt gold medal for his division. Next is Brandon Gutierrez, he […]

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William Tackett wins 2018 Battlegrounds Grappling Championship

June 30th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

June was another good month for the BFF Checkmat team. On June 30th, 2018 William Tackett won the Battleground Grappling Championship in two divisions winning won both the Adult NoGi Expert and Adult NoGi Absolute division titles! Out of six fights, William was able to finish five of them via submission! What a beast! Congratulations […]

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William Tackett secures the Bronze at the 2018 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championships

June 5th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

It’s was a solid run for BFF at this year’s 2018 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championships. This past weekend(June 1-3, 2018), the Brazilian Fight Factory Checkmat teammate, William Tackett, was able to secure the bronze medal for his division, Congratulations! Notable performances also include BFF’s Kody Steele winning his 1st match by points, 2nd match by […]

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Andrew Tackett wins superfight at Battle 4 the Ages

May 22nd, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On the weekend of May 19th-20th in Frisco, TX the Next Generation gym set the stage for Battle 4 the Ages Superfight. Andrew Tackett was able to secure the victory via a submission against his opponent. Andrew won via an arm-choke and became the Battle 4 the Ages Superfight Champion. Congratulations to Andrew and the […]

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Brazilian Fight Factory victorious at the 2018 Dallas Open

May 21st, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On April 29, 2018 Brazilian Fight Factory came out victorious with 3 teammates getting a collective 5 gold and 5 silver medals at the IBJJF 2018 Dallas Open. William Tackett secured the gold medal for his divisions and the silver medal in the absolute division(no weight division) just losing to a guy 2 divisions above him. […]

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Kody Steele wins the 2018 Mariana’s Open Brown Belt Championship

April 25th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

After qualifying for the 2018 Mariana’s Open back in February of 2018, Kody Steele went on to win the 2018 Copa de Marianas Brown Belt Championship this past weekend on April 22nd, 2018. Kody fought against 3 three tough opponents winning 1 by submission, and 2 via points in the Absolute Brown Belt Division and winning the […]

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William Tackett wins at the 2018 Battleground Grappling Championship

April 7th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

Just last weekend on April 7th, 2018 in Dallas, TX William Tackett clinched the 2018 Battleground Grappling Championship. Although he is only 16 years of age, he chose to fight in the adult division, instead of fighting in the juvenile division. Despite the age disadvantage, he fought and won against adults who were experts in […]

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Andrew Tackett secures the win at the Jiu Jitsu Kumite 9

March 30th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On March 30th, 2018 Andrew Tackett secured his 3rd victory at the Jiu Jitsu Kumite event in Houston, TX. He secured all his wins via submission, which included winning his final match by a rear naked choke. Andrew is a talented and rising BJJ practitioner with a bright future ahead. Congratulations on the win, and […]

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Andrew Tackett victorious at Submission Hunter Pro 23

March 10th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On March 10th, Andrew Tackett yet again pulls out another great victory at the Submission Hunter Pro 23 event in Houston, TX. This kid is an absolute beast, and won by a submission, congratulations. Congrats to the Checkmat team once again, and thanks to all the friends, family and sponsors that continue to support our […]

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William Tackett wins at Fight to Win PRO 58

January 28th, 2018 by Buddy Chambers

On January 12th, 2018 William Tackett once again delivers a dominating performance at the Fight to Win PRO 58 event. William one by submission, making it his 3rd Fight to Win PRO event. It seems like no one can stop this young man, congratulations. And Thanks to the team, family, friends and sponsors for their […]

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BFF victorious at the 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championships

December 23rd, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

This was a great weekend(December 16-17th, 2017) for BFF at Worlds No Gi. We’re so happy for William Tackett and Kody Steele, William became World Champion in both his category and in the absolute division beating Rayron Gracie in the absolute finals(A World champion and 50 pounds heavier), then went on to to win the […]

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William Tackett victorious at the 2017 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

December 17th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

December 17, 2017 set the stage for 2018 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships as William Tackett secures double gold in both the No-Gi and Absolute divisions. He won all of his matches by submissions, and defeated very experienced, and even much larger opponents. This kid is an absolute monster, congratulations. Thanks to all the family and […]

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Team Ambush at the Revgear Tournament of Champions

October 12th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

This weekend(October 7th, 2017) 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 […]

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Kendall Carnahan Victorious at Bellator 184 Debut

October 11th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

On October 6th, 2017, Brazilian Fight Factory’s own Kendall Carnahan(7-1) made his Bellator 184 debut where he came out victorious against his opponent Daniel “Lil Scarey” Carey(3-2). He ended up winning via a Unanimous Decision(UD). Congratulations to Kendall for his win, and thanks to all the family and friends who showed their support.

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Team Ambush prepares for Revgear Tournament of Champions

October 5th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

We’re back at it again fight fans as Brazilian Fight Factory’s Ambush Muay Thai Team gears up to compete in the 2017 Revgear Tournament of Champions this Saturday on October 7th in Kansas City, Missouri. Our Ambush Team has 5 athletes ready to fight, representing the Ambush Team is Rami Hassanyeh(Class C/127 lbs), Solwazi Graves(Class C/159 […]

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Boone Blair wins Strike League Pro debut via TKO(with video)

August 26th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

On Friday August 25th, Boone “The Super Saiyan” Blair came out victorious at his Strike League pro debut. As the bell sounded, Boone came out looking calm and composed against his opponent, and about 1 minute and 42 seconds into the fight Boone delivered a solid counter right-hand that dropped his opponent to the ground, as his opponent went down […]

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BFF’s Boone Blair set to make his pro-debut at Strike League 2

August 25th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

Hey fight fans!!! It’s that time again as BFF’s own Checkmat BJJ/Ambush Muay Thai teammate Boone “The Super Saiyan” Blair(pictured on the right) gets ready for his pro MMA debut this Friday on August 25th at the Round Rock Sports Center. Tickets are available on cagetix.com and choose Boone as the fighter. Doors open @6pm, so stay tuned because this is not […]

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BFF brings home multiple medals at NAGA

August 25th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

On August 12th, 2017 The Brazilian Fight Factory Checkmat Team came out victorious and brought home several medals from the NAGA. Among the victors, BFF’s own assistant instructor Kody Steele brought home double gold in both Gi and No-Gi. Kelly Moorhead, and Anya Alanis both brought home the gold for their divisions as well. Jose Alanis […]

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BFF Team Ambush Muay Thai muscle-Ts

August 8th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

Check out BFF’s new Team Ambush muscle-Ts. Get them while supplies last! “Hard Work, Dedication, and Consistency”

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BFF triumphant at the Austin International Open

August 8th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

It was a successful weekend for the Brazilian Fight Factory Checkmat Team as professor Rodrigo Cabral brought home the gold for his division, and professor Joshua Lewis competed for the first time as a black belt and secured the bronze medal for his division as well. Assistant instructor Kody Steele brought home double gold in Gi and NoGi as well as […]

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Team Ambush ready for Thai Box Max

July 22nd, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

The time has come once again as Team Ambush’s Ascension Muay Thai 147 lbs Champion, Sean “The Mantis Shrimp” McKiernan gets ready to fight this Saturday at the Thai Box Max Championships in Dallas, TX on July 22nd. The team has arrived in Dallas and Sean has just made weight at 149 lbs for his 150 […]

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BFF Ready for the Austin International open.

July 21st, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

It’s that time again folks, as Brazilian Fight Factory gets ready to compete in the Austin International Open tomorrow on June 22nd, 2017. Brazilian Fight Factory(Austin Checkmat) has 25 competitors ready to go, including Coach Rodrigo Cabral himself. The Checkmat team will have a total of 45 competitors, including Brazilian Fight Factory. The event will […]

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Kody Steele wins 2 matches at worlds

Kody Steele wins 2 matches at IBJJF World Championship.

June 19th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

June 2nd, 2017 in Long Beach CA set the stage for the IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships where Kody Steele won his first two matches. The first match he won was by a bow and arrow choke. Kody advanced to the second round where he won via an armlock. Kody moved on to the 3rd match […]

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CTX Muay Thai Sparring Night.

June 8th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

It’s that time again, so get ready fight fans because on June 10th Ambush Muay Thai will be participating in the Central Texas Muay Thai Sparring Night. Ambush has 9 fighters that are currently preparing and planning to fight gyms from all over Central TX. So get ready because this is definitely an event that […]

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Kody Steele and Jonathon Fleming Win

BFF victorious at the Dallas Spring International Open 2017

May 4th, 2017 by Rodrigo Cabral

April 29th 2017 set the stage for the Dallas Spring Open as BFF’s Checkmat team came home victorious! Congratulations to our student Jonathan Fleming(Top Right) and our student and assistant coach Kody Steele(Top Left)! Jonathan was the champion of his division and brought back home the Gold Medal while Kody was the champion receiving Double […]

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Kody Steele wins via submission at Texas Submission Hunter 10

April 11th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

On April 9th, 2017 Kody Steele did it again as he secures another victory at Texas Submission Hunter 10 against Caleb Isaack via a knee bar. Thanks to everyone for their support including the team, family and friends. Congratulations to Kody Steele, Coach Rodrigo and the rest of the BFF family for their success. Photo courtesy […]

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Kody Steele Brings Home Gold in the New Breed Ultimate Challenge

April 11th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

March 11th, 2017 was a great day for Kody Steele and Brazilian Fight Factory as Kody won gold in NoGi and Gi, also competed in the NoGi Absolute and closed the bracket out. Thanks to everyone for their support including the team, family and friends. Congratulations to Kody Steele, Coach Rodrigo and the rest of the BFF […]

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Yuri Simoes Seminar at Brazilian Fight Factory

April 4th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

BFF is beyond excited to announce the ADCC champion and 2 time Absolute World Champion Yuri Simoes is coming to Austin! We are hosting his seminar at Brazilian Fight Factory where he will share Gi and NoGi techniques for all levels! Reserve your spot on the mats and be ready to improve your game with a world top […]

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Ambush is set to fight in the CTX Muay Thai Sparring Night

February 27th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

Get ready fight fans because on Saturday March 4th, Team Ambush is getting ready to do what they do best and face off in for the CTX Muay Thai Sparring Night. So come and show your support for your friends and family, as well as the Muay Thai community. The event will be located at John’s Gym […]

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Kody Steele to fight in Fight to Win Pro 27

February 16th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

Brazilian Fight Factory’s own Kody Steele is set face of against Bill Watts in Fight to Win Pro 27 on March 3rd, 2017. The event will take place at the Austin Sports Arena in Round Rock, TX. You can purchase tickets at www.cagetix.com. So come and show your support for Kody and the Brazilian Fight factory […]

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Kody Steele wins Submission Hunter 6 via guillotine

January 7th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

The Austin Sports Centers set the stage for Texas Submission Hunter 6, as Brazilian Fight Factory teammate Kody Steele comes out victorious in just 45 seconds by guillotine. We want to thank everyone for their support including the team, family and friends. And Thanks to Garcia Promotions for putting on this event. Congratulations to Kody […]

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Kody Steele to fight at Texas Submission Hunter 6

January 7th, 2017 by Buddy Chambers

Today, January 7th, 2017 at the Austin Sports Center, BFF’s own Kody Steele is set to compete in a superfight against his opponent John Chisolm. The doors open at 5pm Central and fights start at 6pm Central. Kody’s match will be fight #17. You can purchase tickets from Garcia Promotions or you can get them from […]

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BFF Muay Thai Team 2016 Highlight Video

January 1st, 2017 by Elton Wells

Here is a video that shows some highlights of our many Muay Thai fights in 2016. 2016 was a great year for our team and we’re already working to make 2017 even better!

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BFF’s Kody Steele competing at Onnit Invitational 3

December 10th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

Brazilian Fight Factory’s Kody Steele is set to compete tonight at Onnit’s Inivitational 3 Jiu Jitsu Tournament. We wish our BFF team the best of luck tonight. If you’re looking to jump in on the action you can check out his fight here at Onnit’s live stream.

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Custom Ambush Muay Thai shorts have arrived!

December 4th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

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!

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Revised Muay Thai Schedule for 2017

November 23rd, 2016 by Elton Wells

We have revised our Muay Thai training schedule for 2017 to focus on making our team members be the absolute best they can be. Our schedule now includes times for training shadowboxing, partner drills, & pad work. For more info see our Muay Thai and schedule pages.

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BBF’s Team Ambush Wins 4 Titles at 2016 Ascension National Tournament

November 10th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

This was a big weekend for the Ambush Muay Thai team. The team headed to Inola Oklahoma to battle it out amongst some of the best teams from all over, including: Texas, Oklahoma, Maryland, and more, and came out victorious by brining home 4 national titles. Congratulations to all the fighters for their “Hard Work, […]

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Ambush Muay Thai Shirts Are In

October 27th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

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!

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Sean McKiernan Wins Ascension Muay Thai 147lb Title

August 27th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

August 27th, 2016 set the stage for Oklahoma’s Ascension Fighting Championship, and it was there that BFF’s Team Ambush proved victorious as teammate, Sean “The Mantis Shrimp” McKiernan, brought home the Ascension Fighting Championship Title. From beginning to end, the fight was a grueling clinch match, and while Sean’s opponent was a seasoned and tough […]

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Brazilian Fight Factory brings home multiple NAGA medals

August 14th, 2016 by Buddy Chambers

On August 14, 2016 Brazilian Fight Factory was able to bring in several NAGA wins(eight total medals) demonstrating why BFF is one of “The” top BJJ gyms in Texas. We want to congratulate our Checkmat team for their success on the mats, and we wish you more victories to come. As follows: here are the […]

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