June 2011 Team Grading Day – Milton Keynes


A great turnout with many black, brown, purple, blue and white belts all on the tatami to celebrate the achievements and successful progress of all who recieved the hard earned recognition. Well done all now lets not dwell on it but go train hard for the future!! Osssssu!

New Northampton Classes

New Northampton Classes

UNIT 22 CrossFit – Northampton.
Unit 22,
Rothersthorpe Crescent,
Rothersthorpe Road Industrial Estate,
Far Cotton,
Northampton, NN4 8JD


8:30pm – 10pm

8:30pm – 10pm

8:30pm – 10pm



There are 2 ways to enter Rothersthorpe Crescent – either past Paragon Services at one end or Prestige Refinishing at the other. The entrance to the rear carpark is next door to Northampton Motorsport where you will see a large yellow steel container next to some silver gates. Go through the gates and go all the way around to the end of the carpark where you will see a black door which is our entrance.

2011 autumn/winter review

Congratulations all Morefire ICON Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team members for a great year of team and individual development and athletic progress!! Been a while since we’ve been able to update the site here as we’ve been focused on training and preperations for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and things will only get better for 2012!

So much has happened in the latter half of this year that its probably best to do a mega-post reviewing all the news and happenings over the past few months up to the end of the year. So lets get things under way with a look back at 2011 autumn/winter in pictures, words and err videos:

SEPTEMBER 3, 2011. World Fighting Championship WFC3 MMA: Delroy & Jefferson both win in round 1, Submission and Technical Knockout stoppages.

Jefferson’s fight here: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150284693232041


ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships, CONGRATULATIONS Zé Mario Sperry x Renzo Gracie

ADCC Highlight film: http://vimeo.com/33333379

October 29th, PRIDE MMA International 4 man Tournament Championship. Jefferson George wins first fight by oomaplata sweep to reverse triangle/armbar combination submission in round 2. Wins second fight by Triangle Choke, round 2 to become PRIDE MMA World Tournament Champion!

5th November, long awaited 5 hours JUDO Mega-Seminar Workshop by 2nd Dan Black Belt Steve Garrett at St. Katherines Judo Kwai. Attended by team members from Luton and Milton Keynes.

20th November, Octogon Quest MMA, Antwerp Belgium: Delroy McDowell wins Pro MMA fight by 1st round knee bar submission.

26th November, BJJ English Open Championships at Dartford Olympic Judo Centre. Morefire Team from Peterborough and Luton smash it with a haul of medals at this prestigious national competition. COD (‘Competitor Of the Day’)! Well the winner was Krsystoff for his great fights and new flowing style which included a nice Oomoplata and open guard back take which ended in a mahoosive medal for him PARABENS!!! 2nd place Jaden Nembhard-gill for good burpees!

11th December, BJJ London Open & KAYO MMA Watford. Sam, Martin and Krystoff went to compete BJJ plus Germaine and Jefferson fought MMA the same day. Well done all guys who fought hard and won medals for the team and also both guys who did very well in MMA including Germaine coming back from being rocked early to submit his opponent with a dominant arm bar finish from shoulder lock combination.

2011 AAMTIS – Annual Award for Most Tenacity & Indomnitable Spirit goes to Sam Campbell for excellent focus, passion and continued training and development throughout the year. He really has come on a lot in skills and knowledge and will be a real prospect for the future very soon! Congratulations Ossssu!

Hello Bury Park Community Centre!

We are proud to announce that we now offer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes at Bury Park Community Centre on Wednesdays to add to our existing Monday & Friday classes in Sundon Park.

Adults: 6:30 – 8pm

Every Wednesday at Bury Park Community Resource Centre, the centre is in the middle of Bury Park High Street (A505 Dunstable Road) within walking distance of both Luton Town Centre and Luton train station. Please click here for a detailed map.

Bury Park Community Resource Centre,
161 Dunstable Road,
Luton LU1 1BW.


Brighton Open Tournament ’11

Congratulations to the ICON competition force who decended upon Brighton for the Summer Open Tournament. It was a long day filled with hard fights and everyone from Luton, Peterborough, Bedford, Northampton, Slough and Milton Keynes came together to support each other exceptionally to bring out some stellar, memorable performances.

Many medals were collected but special mention goes to Alim Hasan Islam who won ‘Competitor of the day’ for an excellently composed and disciplined display of top game guard passing. First outing for the Morefire War Wagon too which was epic by all standards!

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