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Topic:Power Of Scotland, March 12 - Part 2
Brian Ritchie
Posted: 2006-01-11 13:43:03
I created this topic as a continuation of the original thread

Power Of Scotland, Braehead Arena, March 12th - Part 1
Posted: 2006-03-01 15:40:21
Gary why you say that about my weight? You think I'm looking fat?
Posted: 2006-03-01 15:40:41
Posted: 2006-03-01 15:50:28
Jose is English.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-01 15:59:32
ha ha fat chick.

yeh i know, pots and kettles
Posted: 2006-03-01 16:09:45
i didn't really wanna fight above 66.68 this year but hey a fights a fight anyone know any info on him???
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-01 16:39:03
LOL Stevie! Sorry Loupy, Stevie text to clarify the weight after I posted, thats all!

You have mail Tim!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-01 16:50:00
tell you what gary, and i know that its been said before, but this is going to be an unbeleivable day, when i looked at the seating plan above i got shivers down my spine, im sooo looking forward to it. well done to u and yir
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-02 09:44:08
Cheers Uncle Stevie!

Guy Paret was on the phone saying they are flying some travelling support over for the show!
Posted: 2006-03-02 09:58:15
What time will the show be on Eurosport at going by Berlin time (i.e. +1hr)? 13.00?
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-02 10:05:37
Its not on live Karen, it will be recorded and shown at a later date and as normal its only the best of the show that gets shown. So if you want to see the whole show you're going to have to come along! LOL
Posted: 2006-03-02 10:47:53
Gazza, what time does skool of X start on sunday. as I might need to get a lift from john or get the train up.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-02 11:20:53
12noon until 3pm Rab.

I'll be making our last order for tickets first thing tomorrow morning, so if anyone wants any more then you need to let me know tonight!
Posted: 2006-03-02 11:28:37
spoke to john douglas today. seems well up for it. lucky wee shite. Just hope i didnt ruin his weetabix by talkin so long

Posted: 2006-03-02 11:48:06
Gary, u have mail mate.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-02 11:51:06
So do you Stephen! LOL
Guy Paret
Posted: 2006-03-03 06:25:17

Bejan Ahmedi who will be fighting Tim Thomas FMT 5x3
Posted: 2006-03-03 11:54:52
Timpson, looks like you'll have your work cut out Ahmedi looks pretty mean, good luck mate.
Willie V
Posted: 2006-03-03 14:57:16
Eileen you have mail
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-03 15:16:23
Yoda, just wait till Ahmedi finds out what you were saying behind his back!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-03 18:36:27

Lineup for 8-man!
Posted: 2006-03-03 21:46:34
Yeeha what a show this is, i cant wait, i will of course be sneaking in the back door so somebody save me a seat at the front please, i love to watch a good knockout tournament and the 8man looks like alot of fun, congratulations on getting all this together guys and to all gyms and fighters who have contributed to what i think is the best show in Scotland for a long time!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 2006-03-03 21:51:19
Yeeha what a show this is, i cant wait, i will of course be sneaking in the back door so somebody save me a seat at the front please, i love to watch a good knockout tournament and the 8man looks like alot of fun, congratulations on getting all this together guys and to all gyms and fighters who have contributed to what i think is the best show in Scotland for a long time!!!!!!!!!!!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-04 02:19:14
It would have been better if you had agreed to be on it buddy! Maybe after you see this one we can twist your arm for the next one!
Posted: 2006-03-04 05:43:27
Firstly, well done to the organisers for having the 'Kahunas' to put on such a massive show, I've got my ticket and cannot wait to see this kick off. Good luck to all the fighters and in particular the Caledonian Crew.
Just wondering who is MC'ing this event and does anyone have any predictions for the different bouts.
I think that there should be some ring side betting going on 'thai style'. Anyone up for it? Haha
Posted: 2006-03-04 07:01:50
Yeah guys lets have some predictions for the thai fights!!!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-04 11:14:09
i hope john lamb is mc ing he may be cheesy but he gives everyone great build ups, as for betting, get a hold of crazyhorse macdonald she would bet on to streams of pish flowing down a tenement close.

Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-04 12:14:17
It is the one and only John Lamb! He might be chessy, but he is arguably one of the best in the UK!

I'm still staying out of the predictions, I've got an excuse with promoting, but the truth is most of them are so close they could go either way or involves fighters I've not seen!
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-04 13:28:09

So who's who, left to right?
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-04 14:05:28
Alan Jamieson,Ian Mc Culley, Marc Grainger,Rung,His LLoydness,Samuel Peter Wia,Pete Chung and Nico Verresen.
Posted: 2006-03-04 14:33:10
I'm delighted to hear that John Lamb will be keeping us entertained between bouts. I'm inclined to agree with the promoter that he is cheesy yet manages to exude the sort of proffesionalism and slickness that would make the seasoned pro's of Vegas proud, furthermore, I happened to witness him 'putting the moves' on a certain ring girl in Fife (already mentioned in this thread). Not wanting to go too off topic, can anyone settle a re-ocurring 'is it isn't it' argument I've been having with a friends (M/J/A) at various thaiboxing shows last year regarding the 'authenticity' of Mr Lamb's hair.
We find it strange that it never changes, not even slightly, from one show to the next.
I would particularly appreciate if one of the fighters next Sunday (perhaps Loupy Lou) could give his barnet a gentle tug just to see if it comes off. I would be forever indebted.
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-04 14:37:07
"His LLoydness"? Would that be a prediction then John??
Posted: 2006-03-04 17:18:37
C'mon Mark Grainger!!!!
Posted: 2006-03-04 18:15:24
I have the privilege of training with John "The Mullet" Lamb and can assure that it's his real hair, unfortunately. lol.
Posted: 2006-03-04 18:57:06
John "Dolly" Lamb was spotted recently on the TV on some kinda knockout bingo announcing tournament, Im not joking im 100% serious, he will be interogated about this at the show, anybody know what it was?
Posted: 2006-03-05 05:42:39
Poor John! lol.
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-05 06:16:34
yes thats right because he is a bingo caller
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-05 09:09:47
Bingo caller of the year in actual fact!! 100% genuine lambs wool hair and worth his weight in gold at fights.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 10:20:24
Anybody that can make it to our demo tomorrow, most of the guys will be meeting at 10:30 in the central outside Coasta Coffee, near the ice rink. John and I will be there before 9am. If anyone has to leave or come later thats fine, just let me know. We'll basically be rotating people on the pads and sparring all through the afternoon till about dinner time. We will be there till 9pm, so if anybody fancies coming down to help then please do, you'll get a free Power of Scotland T-shirt! LOL Just bring your clothes, sparring stuff, towels and get changed there!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-05 10:51:09
gary, i was in the printers last week and seen your pos tshirts gettin done , very nice!!!, are you gonna be sellin them at the show and if not how do i get my hands on one,
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 11:21:42
Anybody that can make it to our demo tomorrow, most of the guys will be meeting at 10:30 in the central outside Coasta Coffee, near the ice rink. John and I will be there before 9am. If anyone has to leave or come later thats fine, just let me know. We'll basically be rotating people on the pads and sparring all through the afternoon till about dinner time. We will be there till 9pm, so if anybody fancies coming down to help then please do, you'll get a free Power of Scotland T-shirt! LOL Just bring your clothes, sparring stuff, towels and get changed there!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 11:26:59
Oh, don't know what happened there!

We won't be selling any t-shirts, as they would need to be about £20 a head as you have to pay the venue when selling stuff unfortunately.

So the only way of getting a T-shirt is to fight on the show, help us doing the demo, or wear one while doing the corner!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-05 12:12:00
put me down for an xl for cornerwork, lol
ps 666 posts whhhooooooaaaaa
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 12:23:13
I like them tight fitting aswell!
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-05 12:23:26
I won`t be up by 9am!!!!!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 12:29:21
You better!

BTW, DJ Lex, I think you gave me a wee black eye with an "accidental" clash of heads in the clinch today! LOL.
Posted: 2006-03-05 12:56:43
Put me down for a corner small, I prefer my t-shirts baggy. lol.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 13:01:22

john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-05 13:03:52
T shirt will match your pants then Yoda!!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 13:09:15
Just to let you know that the weigh-in is at the Holiday Inn at Glasgow Airport, between 4pm and 6pm. Medicals and the usual breifings will be done here as well, so we don't have to worry about it on the day. I would also ask anyone who hasn't settled up ticket money to do so by then at the latest, we cannot do this on the day!

I am picking up a few extra tickets tomorrow as well as the ones people have ordered, so will have about another 20 Juniors and 50 Adult. We have also released another 5 tables, 3 of which were taken as they were on a waiting list, but have another 2 if needed?
Posted: 2006-03-05 13:09:46

Unlike yours John?
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 15:16:36
Yoda, thats just wrong!

We just set up the demo area in the shopping centre and should be good if the centre is busy. We've got a good few bodies coming down, as John says, 10:30 sharp and dressed for showers! LOL! For anybody coming down in the afternoon around 1pm is good. I will be holding pads for most of the day, so anybody that basically wants some free privates, come down!
Posted: 2006-03-05 16:22:14
will be there not sure wat time but will defo help out out as mutch as i can
Craig T
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-05 18:44:48
I`ll bet £12.50 Craig does`nt turn up.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-05 18:56:52
LOL, why 12.50, is that al the pocket money Jill gave you this week?
Posted: 2006-03-05 19:06:06
lol o brien anything to get a wack at you
Posted: 2006-03-05 19:46:45
Who said anything about accidental gary? hehe, One things for sure next time we will warm up my necks sore, lol
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-06 01:46:22
LOL. Mine is a wee bit tender as well, so the demo will be fun!
Posted: 2006-03-06 04:49:17
Been away for a few days and come back to WOW! Looking better and better every time I see it.
Losing Rab Burt is a real disappointment. Hes one of my favourites, but his replacement looks like a solid guy. Scary eyes.

I wish to state publicly for the record, that I totally disagree with all you folk who accuse John Lamb of being cheesey. He is a suave and sophisticated purveyor of verbal eloquence. A man whose roots lie in a 'better managed' time. He has been compared to 007 in the past, a comparison which I can easily agree with.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-06 14:36:28
There will be an after show party in Scott Russells house in Irvine after the fights!!
Posted: 2006-03-06 15:01:46
is the weigh in on sat? and is it for all the fighters??
Posted: 2006-03-06 15:02:13
after party??? wooooohooooo
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-06 15:14:31
Hello Tim, medicals and weigh-in will commence at 4pm on the Saturday evening in the Holiday inn at Glasgow airport all fighters will be weighed in on the Saturday apart from 4 junior fighters who will weigh in as close to their fights as possible.Many thanks for agreeing to compete on the show and look forward to seeing you fight again.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-06 16:31:52

john, i just called and your in bed, remember to send me 6 adult tickets.

Posted: 2006-03-07 03:43:50
Just wondering Gary, are the 2 junior fights on at 12 ??? If so then I would imagine that most people who turn up for the main card which starts at 2 will miss these fights. It's just that the warm up fights were originally on at 12 and then I think that was scrapped and the whole show was starting at 2 and now as far as I am aware the 2 junior fights are starting at 12. I know you can clarify this so that the people who are coming if they don't want to miss these fights then they will come early, thanks.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-07 04:01:08
Demo went well yesterday, so we will be there till Friday, i will be lucky to walk by the time the show comes! Thanks to everyone that came down and gave us a hand! Big shout to young Ritchie Hocking, who basically done a full 11 hour session, hardly stopped all day!
Posted: 2006-03-07 04:56:48
Gary ????? any clues to my question above you're last post ??? Thanks.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-07 06:13:35
Yeah the junior fights will be first on at 12 Brian. The show starts at 12 as it says on the ticket, but the main event, i.e. 8-man and Full Thai fights will start at 2pm. Even though it says warmup bouts even these will be really good fights, after the juniours it will be straight into 5 round modified fights.

So show starts at 12, main event at 2.
Posted: 2006-03-07 06:16:04
Posted: 2006-03-07 06:46:33
Gary did you get your £12.50 from john
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-07 12:23:56
Hi cannaebebothered training it was nice to meet you today and thanks for coming down to see us at Braehead see you on the big day!!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-07 15:10:08

Young Ritchie showing off because he can touch the top of the light boxes and I can't!
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-07 16:11:02
He may be tall but 5 feet of him is total dumbness!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-07 16:34:48
i want one o them posters
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-07 17:16:33
No worries Stevie, they were £75 each, a cheque will be fine!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-08 01:40:06
what if i wore one in the corner lol
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-08 01:44:06
The posters are 60 inch x 40 inch, so again it would be a tight fit!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-08 11:00:15
ill bend you you over and show you a tight fit, ya wee bitch
Posted: 2006-03-08 11:24:41
lol at Stevie, all a sudden my picture of John's pants seem quite tame.
J McClelland
Posted: 2006-03-08 12:33:16
Good Luck with the show guys!!!
Posted: 2006-03-08 13:39:51
im going to listen to the draw on the radio on Saturday. You are both choosing your favourite tunes. That should be entertaining. No idea about your taste in music Gary, but I would be willing to bet that Johns roots are in punk
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-08 15:44:47
Got it in one!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-08 16:09:37
New addition to the fight card, me and fat boy Nesbit, I'll be wearing my POS t-shirt and he'll not as he ain't getting one now!

BLZbub, lets just say we will probably be fighting over the tunes! Guy Ramsay will be coming along to witness the draw, so hopefully he can keep us apart. I've already got mine picked out!
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-08 16:17:49
I will bring you a box to stand on whilst you hit him John!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-08 16:18:22
gary, i know im picking up the 6 tickets on sat at the weigh in, but if i bring cash can i get more.

Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-08 16:48:05
I can't guarantee it but hopefully! As soon as you know any change in numbers let me know, as I have to get small batches from the box office but won’t be able to get them on Sat, it will all be going through the box office after that!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-08 16:54:54
will defo need the six + 4 more
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-08 17:05:33
We call that 10! I'll have them for you anyway, I will defo be able to get any that you ask me for tomorrow, Friday possibly, Sat its the Ticket Office I'm afraid!

Getting some good feedback from the demo's, the odd peerson coming up and buying tickets, others going to the box office, but hoping for a lot more interest with late night shopping and Friday is always a busy day in retail. So need bodies down to train in the centre if anyone is available? We've been getting by, but it has been the same guys all week and they're all a bit burnt out, so could use some more victims!
Posted: 2006-03-08 21:49:34
i've only had a couple of muay thai classes but im willing to hold pads or anything else you may need me for, and free all week if you need a hand just let me know you can get me via email on slimkaos(at)
Posted: 2006-03-09 07:55:25
Does that include the tickets I asked for Stevie?
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-09 08:53:12
can't beleave it's practiculy here 2 days 2 go :D
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-09 09:16:26
3 days Colin :-)
Posted: 2006-03-09 10:19:10
Will there be childrens tickets available to buy on the door? Good luck to all the fighters especially john cullen and john dick!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-09 10:27:15
yes louise it does
Posted: 2006-03-09 11:50:45
Gary can you bring 2 more adult tickets tommorrow (friday)? cheers love.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-09 12:29:04
Yoda, we've decided to cancel the demo tomorrow as we've got a bit of paperwork to do, but we can meet you at some point and I'll keep them for you!

There will be tickets available to buy on the door till 4pm, including childrens tickets.

Thanks for the offer Wallace, you should have came down, we'll be there tonight for Thursday late night shopping!

There has been a change to Robert Weirs opponent. He is now fighting Sebastian Oceania, the mean looking little Guy that fought Andy BC.
Posted: 2006-03-09 13:32:49
Good luck on the event everyone. As usual we'll be eagerly awaiting results!
Kenny Birney
Posted: 2006-03-09 15:57:29
Ritchie may be about 8 foot tall, but they shorts are still pink......
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-09 17:00:23
Everywhere around the world they`re coming to America, Every time that flags unfurled they come into America, da dee dum da!!
Posted: 2006-03-09 17:13:17
Has this thread really got 722 posts on it? WTF?
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-09 17:41:19
No, 723 ;)
Posted: 2006-03-09 17:54:28
ahh, i miss johns beautiful singing Good luck with the show guys and chok dee to the fighters
Posted: 2006-03-09 19:37:01
What gyms are Samuel Peter and Pete Chung from? What are thier fight records like?
Posted: 2006-03-09 22:12:48
lol ended up out getting drunk but wouldve came down if you were having a demo tomorrow, oh and good luck to lloyd cochrane was in the year below him all the ay through primary school and high school! probably wont remember me though!

will be at the show on sunday, chok dee to all the fighters

William Wallace
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-10 09:34:50
pete chungs from sortaksin in fife, hes had about 15-18 fights mostly wins, a good fighter who has trained in thailand,

john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-10 10:18:41
And a very nice bloke too is Mr Chung!!! Nearly there and we are starting to get a run on tickets too!! We`ve got the Herald coming the evening times,reps from all regional newspapers Radio and reporting Scotland. good luck to every body who is taking part. Love ya!!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-10 10:27:37
final line up and running order please
Posted: 2006-03-10 10:59:55
good luck john dick! smash him!
Posted: 2006-03-10 11:21:12
Posted: 2006-03-10 11:25:22
I heard that Lloyd is hitting with the power of a heavy weight and the speed of a featherweight.
He’s got to be strong contender to win the whole tournament.
Posted: 2006-03-10 11:27:04
Loo, John Dick is the guy that trains with the most handsome man in Scottish Thai Boxing.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-10 12:58:15
Inter Communications 8-MAN TOURNAMENT (63.5):

Rung (Rungnakhorn) - THAILAND
Nico Verresen – Chikara Lint, BELGIUM
Samuel Peter Wia – Friends Gym, HOLLAND
Ian McCulley – Caledonian, SCOTAND
Mark Grainger – Fighting Fit, SCOTAND
Lloyd Cochran - NKT Barrhead, SCOTAND
Alan Jamieson - NKT Johnstone, SCOTAND
Pete Chung – Sortaskin, SCOTAND

STBA Junior Scottish Title
Dale Murray (NKT Irvine) Vs. Jordan Calder (Caledonian) - (5x1.5mins) 42kg

Ritchie Hocking (NKT Johnstone) Vs. Paul Fallon (Phoenix) - (4x2mins - IFMA Amateur Full Thai Rules) 63kg JUNIOR

Craig Bradford Vs. Steve Kinchner - (4x2mins) 75kg KICKBOXING

Alan Hunter (Highlanders) Vs. Stevie Miekle (Caledonian) - (5x2mins) 67kg

John Douglas (NKT Barrhead) Vs. Gordon Ross (NKT Denny) - (5x2mins) 67kg

John Cullen (NKT Clydebank) Vs. Thomas Young (Caledonian) - (5x2mins) 63kg

Inter Communications 8-man Tournament - First Round

Lex Easdon Vs. Darren Thomson (12x2mins) KICKBOXING

STBA Lightheavyweight Scottish Title
Colin Carson (NKT Irvine) Vs. Eddie Scott (Sit Ayuthaya) - (5x3mins) 81kg

James Jarvie (Fighting Fit) Vs. Craig Jose (Sor Thanikul, ENGLAND) - (5x3mins) 71kg

Inter Communications 8-man Tournament - Semi-Finals

ISKA European Super-flyweight
Rab Weir (NKT Irvine) Vs. Sebastian Oceania (Team Phenix, FRANCE) - (5x3mins) 53.5kg

Paul McVeigh (Dinky Ninja's) Vs. Nayeb Hezam (French Top Team, FRANCE) - (3x5mins) 62kg MMA

Tim Thomas (Bedford, ENGLAND) Vs. Ahmedi Bijan (Superpro, BELGIUM) - (5x3mins) 69kg

Inter Communications 8-man Tournament - Final

Hilary Mack (Caledonian) Vs. Debby Broeders (Friends Gtm, HOLLAND) - (5x2mins) 56kg

STBA Featherweight Scottish Title
John Dick (GTBA) Vs. Jonathan Watt (Black Devils) - (5x2mins) 57kg

James Doolan (Dinky Ninja's) Vs. Frederic Fernandez (French Top Team, FRANCE) - (3x5mins) 64kg MMA

Loopy Lou (Sit Ayuthaya) Vs. Najat Hasnoun-Alaouii (Universal Gym, BELGIUM) - (5x2mins) 63kg

Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-10 13:08:03
Still waiting on the normal last minute pull-outs to reduce the fight card, but they haven't came yet so we could be in Braehead till Tues afternoon! LOL. Just to let everyone know that the fights will be starting sharp and there will be little breaks in between. The day should finish around 8pm.

I think Samuel Peter Wia – Friends Gym, HOLLAND has had about 16 A Class fights.

stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-10 14:10:53
is that the running order gary
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-10 14:32:07
Yes expected running order Stevie, hopefully no more changes.
Posted: 2006-03-10 14:36:53
Big respect to John and Gary for having a ladies fight top of the bill on such a prestigious show.
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:20:49
Will be putting in an exceptional performance. Despite the fact that I'm only a girl...Mark
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:24:48
You are all equal in our eye`s thank to all in the Scottish Muay Thai community for rallying round to get this show on. You won`t be disappointed( Gary won`t let you) Remember Louise that Marc is sometimes only a girl too!!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:25:12
Cheers Mark, but not really a consious thing to put anyone top of the bill. I felt it was important for female fighters to be represented on the show and Hil and Loupy are among our best, so great to have them on the show! The show is the top of the bill!

Just to remind everyone that John and I will be on Radio Scotland 9am-10am to promote the show and make the draw for the 8-man, which will also be witnessed by Guy Ramsay.
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:25:57
lol,. Stevie said he's more like a woman than a girl;)
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:29:21
Mark, I know who John Dick is of course, He trains with the best looking man/woman in muaythai;) It was to stevie's question about the order that's all. Looking forward to John's fight.
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:34:58
Loo you may only be a girl but you fight like a bear, a dobbear. Lol. Good luck on Sunday looking forward to seeing you kick butt, hopefully not mine though.
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:45:47
good luck to ian halary stevie
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:48:03
Ha! Mark I would make threats but,..actions speak louder than words! lol
Posted: 2006-03-10 15:48:35
Can't help it!..Your dead!:)
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:03:40
What for? I'm innocent just ask John, he's the one you want to beat up and while your at it, give Gary a whack for me as well.
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:11:44
You are some character Mark Hendrie!:)
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:11:58
Hey, how did I get dragged into this?
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:14:09
Jedi mind tricks!
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:16:58
A dobbear was pretty good though!! Your getting better marcus!!
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:20:06
Better?... Better? John what have you been told about encouraging him!?? :) And anyway Mark has cracked the same stupid jokes as long as Ive known his dumb ass!:)
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:26:29
This Sunday I'll have a whole new bag of old jokes for you. Gary, don't think I've forgotten about the photo my friend. Vengance will be slow and painful, like a phone call from
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:26:45
This Sunday I'll have a whole new bag of old jokes for you. Gary, don't think I've forgotten about the photo my friend. Vengance will be slow and painful, like a phone call from
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-10 16:44:35
Hey Marc, guess whose cracking up??

Posted: 2006-03-10 17:14:26
Im sorry,..but Mark 10 out of 10 the mesbit phone joke! HA HA HA! brilliant:)
Posted: 2006-03-10 17:18:28
Nesbit is what I meant of course, was laughing so hard I mistyped:)
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-10 17:24:04
im on the phone to the wee bugger the now,i called him to complain about that post
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-10 17:38:38
Ok...So we are going to be in Glasgow on Saturday night. After checking in at the hotel we plan to go out for a few drinks.

We dont want to look out of place amongst the locals so how much beer should we drink before starting a fight?
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-10 17:51:26
a pint
where u stayin dave
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-10 18:05:25
Holiday Inn
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-10 18:37:53
You'll not get much of a fight at the Holiday Inn Dave, too upmarket! :-)
Posted: 2006-03-11 03:34:20

Pete Chung V Mark Grainger
Lloyd Cochran V Samuel Peter Wia
Nico Veresen V Ian McCulley
Alan Jamieson V Rung

This is gonna be exciting.

Well done John, we only counted 27 a's.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-11 04:08:33
round 2

chungy v grainger will be a stormer
Posted: 2006-03-11 04:39:06
hi yoda! they should get u 2 do some comentry!!!!!!!!!!! can u let me know when the bring out a dvd of this show, it sounds like a great show & i would realy like to watch it. good luck to all the fighters & all the trainers. some great names fighting. well done gary & john.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-11 04:51:54
Many thanks to John and Sinead Kerr Scotlands ice dance representatives at the winter Olympics for making the draw live on radio Scotland for us. Also many thanks to Guy Ramsay for turning up to make sure it was all above board.
Posted: 2006-03-11 05:14:16
So, forgive me if I am a little confused. Looks like a great line up and well done for putting the show together. I really hope you do the numbers to justify the quality of the bill.

Back to my confusion.
Lex Easdon V Genna Tkachenka, off because Lex was injured. But was going to find a fighter to do fewer rounds with. Now back to a 12 rounder against someone else?

Not knocking it, I know how difficult shows are to put together. Just asking.
Posted: 2006-03-11 05:30:15
The 8 man draw couldn't have been any better!!!
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-11 08:34:32
Lex won`t be fighting 12rounds his contest is scheduled for 7. Were sorry about any confusion but some times bouts are if and buts right down to the wire!! Thanks for worrying about the numbers Bulldog we did do a thorough costing before undertaking the show. If we thought we could`nt put it on it would`nt be on!!! If you would like to help with financial sponsorship give me a call!
Posted: 2006-03-11 09:30:14
round two imo

Posted: 2006-03-11 09:42:56
Did'nt doubt your preparation for a minute John. Just had years of People promising ticket sales and not delivering. Always a nightmare.
Thanks for clarification on Lex.
Well done for having the bollocks to put this one together. I look forward to hearing all about it.
Sponsorship? Unfortunately it would mean cutting back. I might even have to turn the underwater lights off in the garden swimming pool during the day...and that just would'nt do:)
Posted: 2006-03-11 10:21:24
I have just hear there is going to be a full shop on there to buy Thai Gear and some MMA gloves etc.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-11 14:10:14
Amen on the ticket sellers Bulldog!! We`ve all been victims of that one!!
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-11 18:14:51
Well it looks like snow for today if anyone's traveling. It's coming thick and fast.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-12 01:56:31
thats not snow, thats F***ING SNOW, jesus ive not seen anythin like that in years, LEAVE EARLY GUYS, and good luck to the fife supporters.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:18:22
Can you believe that weather?? Somebodies put Siberia out side my house!

Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:25:06
Typical! The biggest show ever planned up here and we're going to have hit the capacity crowd of the Braehead Arena Male Toilets = 32! LOL

Had loads of people phoning to ask if the show is still on, the answer is most definitly YES!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:31:26

Just to give you an idea of the snow, the little black thing in the middle is my car and the snow is still falling quite heavy!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:36:04
just had call from john obrien, and despite what his accusations are, i would just like to say that mark hendry and i DID NOT provide the snow for a wind up.

Posted: 2006-03-12 02:38:57
that`s not your house you stay in the bronx`s

can`t wait for my fight everyone`s txting me can`t sleep anymore. going out side 2 find some1 for a snowball fight, he,he

see you guys later
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:39:26
that`s not your house you stay in the bronx`s

can`t wait for my fight everyone`s txting me can`t sleep anymore. going out side 2 find some1 for a snowball fight, he,he

see you guys later
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:40:56
It was you Yoda, wasn't it? Right, I don't care how the hell you done it, but you've got 2 hours to get rid of the huge pile of snow you've put outside my door, its not funny anymore!
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:57:06
Canny sleep!!! too excited it really is like christmas:)
Posted: 2006-03-12 02:57:48
Good luck to everyone, especially those travelling!
Posted: 2006-03-12 03:45:40
Posted: 2006-03-12 03:59:51
Good luck Jordan and the rest of the Caley guys!
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-12 04:09:37
Only problem is Lou - No presents under the tree :-(
Posted: 2006-03-12 04:25:09
are the buses to braehead off? i stay beside the bus garage and none have left, and been told the radio says they are off! just wondering if its true?
Posted: 2006-03-12 04:35:00
wallace if ur talkin about the arriva busses i think they are off mate heard it on the radio.
Posted: 2006-03-12 04:54:25
I'll have a shiny winners trophy tonight though Graeme:)
Posted: 2006-03-12 04:55:37
The bus from here is off, trying to make other arrangements.
Posted: 2006-03-12 05:00:56
Stevie, I told you the weather machine works. Now who’s the nutter? Eh?
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 05:17:27
Chok Dee to all the fighters!

Good luck with the show Gary and John :)
Posted: 2006-03-12 05:28:00
Posted: 2006-03-12 05:34:17
best of luck 2 all the fighters and safe travelling
Posted: 2006-03-12 05:37:35
was supposed to be going but a penguin has just run off with ma trainers
Posted: 2006-03-12 06:44:36
Posted: 2006-03-12 12:21:36
reeper get it up ye! i was lookin frwrd 2 goin but got snowd in
Posted: 2006-03-12 14:37:42
Well done to Jordan Calder on his win tonight, sox i couldnt be there mate but i heard you where brilliant, nice one, youve done me and the Hitman proud. Also well done to Nico on winning the 8 man tonight have been told you where awesome, congratulations mate.
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 15:38:16
John Cullen v Thomas Young
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 15:46:07

Try again
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 15:47:16

Posted: 2006-03-12 16:03:20
Big congratulations goes to John and Gary for putting together an amazing show. Well done lads.

ps...Only thing missing was wee Jilly dancing.
Big Martino
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:11:39
Any results pls.
Christian Percival
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:18:30
Results anyone?
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:21:32
yes necco won the 8 man
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:29:43
well done all the fighters who were fightng today it was agood fight to watch. thanks john and gary for this event.
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:36:01
any more pics of me n johns fight??
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:36:34
respect to all who fought. some good elbows
Posted: 2006-03-12 16:41:50
What an amazing show, we need another one like that except with better weather!
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:05:42

That was a great fight SuperTee. I think you'll prefer these pics but they're a bit pixely coz I had to resample to 40%
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:06:30

john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:23:29
Thank you to absolutely everybody fighters, coaches, staff, officials who went well and above the normal call of duty to make this event go ahead. sometimes we all have our differences in Muay Thai but the way every rallied round to put that show tegether was un fecking believable. For 2000 spectators to turn up in that weather when all public transport was cancelled has got to be a miracle!!
Colin Payne
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:36:25
did the lex easdon fight go ahead??
Polly Pocket
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:37:22
Well done to all the Caley fighters, and mega respect to Guy for taking on a fight at 45 minutes notice! It was a really good day, congrats to everyone who was involved :o)
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:38:42
How did the tournament pan out? How did Rung do?
Posted: 2006-03-12 17:53:27
Colin, Lex stopped his opponent in round 3 with body shots. Well done Lex.
Rodders, Nico Veresen beat Rung on points in the semi finals. Well done Nico.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:13:20
Rung got to Semi Final stage.

Shouldn't have though IMO - Thought Alain Jamieson won the first round fight. But hey Rung can dance, the wee man can shake it.

Nico Veressen was fighter of the day/night. Class act. Looked like he could step up a couple of gears if and when he wanted. Well deserved to win the tournament. John Cullen too was good to watch.

Respect to Guy for taking the fight at such short notice - He's not as young as he once was you :-P

Also the ring girls were a far better improvement than the Kinghorn show. That we blondie one....Mmmm :-P

Posted: 2006-03-12 18:15:04
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:18:04
Tried to put up photos of the venue, but can't:( It was cool for cats though:)
Don't feel my fight went well at all, Went over on my foot...AGAIN! :( Sore nose:( Poor performance,..but enough for a win quite clearly i thought:)
A very big well done to Gary and John Obrien! What a show from the two brothers:) lol
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:18:51
LOU email the pic to me and ill post it
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:19:25
1/ Big tribute to promoters John and Gary for giving Scotland a really memorable event. I was proud to be there.

2/ Massive respect and thanks to all the fighters. You were superb!

3/ Big applause to all spectators who braved the hellish road conditions. The Scots really are quality people!!!! Took me the best part of 5 hours to get to Braehead. (taking the soft option tonight and staying in Paisley. No doubt taking a 'sickie' tomorrow)

4/ Huge thanks to Nico Verresen for winning my £100 bet for me. Top class performance from a top class fighter. I said weeks ago that you would win. Come back to Scotland again soon!!!

5/ Thanks to the ring girls for being so nice to me! I proposed marriage to both of them, and although they rejected my offer, they did so in a demure, sensitive, and delightful way. Someone out there was taking pics of the ring girls. PLEASE post a couple!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:21:25
Thanks Eileen. What was the Tim Thomas result?
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:22:29
Braehead is an awesone venue. Went to see Marilyn Manson there a couple of years ago and it was a good venue for that too.
Only downside is the access to it. You need a bloody map once you even get inside the Braehead Centre to actually find the Arena.

I don't think it was the weather that hampered the attendance - they all got lost downstairs so probally went to
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:25:08
Ritchie Hocking (NKT Johnstone) Vs. Paul Fallon Hocking win

Alan Hunter (Highlanders) Vs. Stevie Miekle Meikle win

John Douglas (NKT Barrhead) Vs. Gordon Ross Douglas win

Lex Easdon Vs. Darren Thomson Easton win

Colin Carson (NKT Irvine) Vs. Eddie Scott Carson win

ISKA European Super-flyweight
Rab Weir (NKT Irvine) Vs. Sebastian Oceania Ocenia win

Tim Thomas (Bedford, ENGLAND) Vs. Ahmedi Bijan (Superpro, BELGIUM) - Thomas win, I think

Inter Communications 8-man Tournament - Final Nico beat pete chung

STBA Featherweight Scottish Title
John Dick (GTBA) Vs. Jonathan Watt Dick win

Loopy Lou (Sit Ayuthaya) Vs. Najat Hasnoun-Alaouii (Universal Gym, BELGIUM) - Loopy Lou win :)

These are the only fights I saw,...just until someone updates, that was the way of it.
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:29:28
I agree with MTK about the Rung V Jamieson fight. Got another couple of queries as well, but i'll leave them for another day.

Please post pics of the ring girls. I'm not normally a 'lech' but making an exception in this case. YUM!!!
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:32:51
Yep, the Rung decision was contraversial...but it was experienced judges who decided in the end. It was quite close, and I always say you can't grumble over close decisions one way or another. It was not the fighters fault.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:40:26
Yep not the fighters fault.
But thought Jaimeson clearly dominated first round.
Started the stronger in both rounds two and three but faded out at the end of those two rounds. Still thought he done more than enough to win though but alas he didn't.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:45:38
i thought the descition would have went jameson way, but that was purely on boxing, rung was scoring with better body kicks, and knees which score better( i believe)however jamesons boxing was pretty effective. a close fight but i woulnd have liked to judge it ,
as will be said over and over again , well done to the father and son partnership of john and gary.
Posted: 2006-03-12 18:57:21
Yep yep,...well done guys:) Thanks for having me on, sorry it wasn't a better performance for the telly from me:(
Raj Singh
Posted: 2006-03-12 20:38:14
Well done all the fighters, staff and big up John and Gary! Brilliant show that I was proud to be part of! Well done John Dick! All in all a very entertaining evening! lol
liam badco
Posted: 2006-03-13 01:20:44
how did sebastien oceinia look....did he win easy?
well done jordan mate. keep the wins comin hopefully another one in leeds on 1st april
Posted: 2006-03-13 03:23:39
Sebastien looked strong. Kept going forward with a good mix of techniques. Very determined.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-13 03:32:34
Hi Guys, I'll post a fair bit more later, but just wanted to say thanks to EVERYONE involved and for supporting what John and I were dreaming off. Considering the Event Manager was asking us if we wanted to cancel the event at 7am because of the snow, to end up with almost 2000 people through the door was amazing! We were obviously sorry for delaying the start, but as i said, amazing we got going at all! Also hope none of the fighters were offended with cancelling the Wai Kru's and rushing you all day, but if we didn't some of the fights would have been cancelled with the police wanting to shut the venue down early for travel safety reasons. But we got there in the end! I need to go, 4 hours sleep over the last 2 nights isn't good for my typing skills!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-13 03:39:50
Hi Liam, Sebastian showed that he was technically a level above Robert, but we were confident Robert would match this with his heart. Unfortunitely Rab looked as if he just wan't up for the fight, you get those days, just a shame for him it was yesterday! Seb worked some great body punches from what i so and I thought Rab took them well!

I missed practicaly every fight, bar the odd part of a round, but everyone was delighted with the fights!
Posted: 2006-03-13 04:04:53
well done lads.
A succesful show against all the odds (weather). I couldnt believe it when I saw the snow. It must have been very stressful for a bit.

Congratulations again. You can now sit back and relax for a bit!
Posted: 2006-03-13 04:15:48
cheers for the pics brian, yeh it was a good fight realy enjoyed it.... just ran out of steam in the last few rounds. Johns a top guy and i wish his all the best!

The show was awsome!! big up to all involved, great fights!

Guy your crazy but clearly the man hehe have a good week off mate, Iain get well soon dude, Jodan and Stevie you guys were class (mibee u could take the clinch class this week jordy hehe)

Paul as always fought like the world champ he is, James was unlucky to get cought with THE FASTEST armbar ive ever seen! his next oponant is in trouble.

Posted: 2006-03-13 05:01:50
Dont be so hard on yourself Loopy Lou. Your oponent was very cagey. Very unorthodox style. Must have been difficult to get into any kind of rythm
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:07:04
Well done to John and Gary for putting this show together, the venue is class. Gary I know you were really busy yesterday and Jordan was doing you're nut in about his belt but you were cool with him so I thank you. Now you know what we have to put up with 24/7. All the Caley guys were brilliant and I would like to wish Iain McCulley a very speedy recovery, you couldn't meet a nicer guy. And Jordan what can I say about you son, you have did the business once again, we are all so very proud of you especially you're little sister. You're a star.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:13:40
cheers blzbub, it was an awkward fight for lou, her nose was broken 2 weeks ago at work and in the second round she went over on her foot again, which aggravated an injury shes been carrying since last June which stopped her from kicking, shes gonna take some time off and get some good physio so should be back doing what she does best later in the year.
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:29:00
She's a class girl Stevie. A credit to you, and herself of course.

Just noticed slight differences in style and habits yesterday. I saw that all the Belgian fighters hooked their oponents leg in the clinch (presumably to get the ref to break them) rather than making any effort to grapple their way into a stronger position. Correct me if i'm wrong, but isnt that a 'spoiling tactic', and therefore slightly naughty?
Would be interesting to hear from the Belgian coach about the reasons for this.

Posted: 2006-03-13 05:31:42
It was also good to meet Abs, Guy Paret and Craig Jose nice people.
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:34:08
Having said that, I saw Rung do it a few times as well and he's an ex pro

Grey area? or naughty?
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:37:40
Hey Briancal, your boy Jordan was top class yesterday. You're obviously very proud, and rightly so. Every time I see him he seems to have even more maturity and composure.
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:43:11
Thanks BLZbub, and yes everyone is very proud of him, everyone at Caledonian Muay Thai and all of his family. And also The Hitman and The Punisher, can't forget those 2 lol.
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:43:48
Yeah, she was trying to spoil in the clinch big time, I could hear her wincing and she didn't do much back. She was a wee bit of a dirty fighter;/ But sometimes you cling to what you've got. She was very awkward for me. I only felt comfortable clinching because of my nose and foot:( I need to get them healed up. Thanx though:)
Posted: 2006-03-13 05:51:50
You're very welcome Loopy Lou, hope you make a speedy recovery.
Shame that the event was delayed by the weather and you couldn't do your Ram Muay. I look forward to that almost as much as watching you fight.

Braincal, if Jordan continues to keep the kind of company you mention, im sure hes got a glittering future ahead of him. I wish him great success!
Posted: 2006-03-13 06:07:50
Well done to Laurel and Hardy, I mean Gary and John for putting on a show so good even the weather couldn’t take the shine off it. Some absolute cracking fights like Tommy Young and John Cullen. I’m sure both Guy and Craig will be immensely proud of these two warriors.
Good to see so many AXers at the show yesterday such as Dave Jackson, Timpson, Nico and Guy Parret.
On a personal note, a big thank you to John Dick for proving me right and making me proud, again.
Posted: 2006-03-13 06:34:26
Well done to Gary and John, a really good show and a cracking venue. Shame my fight didnt happen but maybe next time. nice to see all the Caley people again and met a few new faces so hi to evry1.
Highlights for me were Jordan, Thomas Young v John cullen, Guy with his last minute fight lol, Nico, and The venue, well done evry1 involved.
Posted: 2006-03-13 06:53:58
What a show! some awesome fights and a perfect venue for the event. for 2000 people to turn up in those conditions shows just how much support there is for full contact martial arts in Scotland.

Well done to John and Gary for putting on the show and hopefully paving the way for more shows of this kind of quality and scale in Scoltand.

Nico was class, a shame his fight with Ian ended the way it did. Get well soon mate. thought jamieson was very unlucky with his decision.

Guy showing huge heart once again taking a fight at ridiculously short notice and coming off the back of a chest infection, gave lloyd a lot of trouble.

Well done to Jordan! another title to add your collection, you just keep getting better with every fight. A sure star of the future for the senior ranks. Tommy v johns fight was magic as well, both really technical and top guys.

Big thaks to Alan for the fight, your one tough boy, best of luck for the future mate.
Posted: 2006-03-13 06:58:33
Who won the 8 man please?
Posted: 2006-03-13 07:01:13
JD, Nico Verresen won it.
Posted: 2006-03-13 07:16:57
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-13 07:32:59
Nico Verresen was top class. If that's how he can perform in another country, what's he like on home ground with his own crowd and support? He's going places.
Posted: 2006-03-13 08:05:16

Jordan Calder.
Posted: 2006-03-13 08:34:55
Did the 8 man come under S1 rules? or were the rules modified in some way?

Can someone explain the '2 knockdown' rule? Is it 2 knockdowns in the same round?
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-13 08:56:40
more than 2 knockdowns could leave even the winner going through with potential brain damage, its to protect the fighters
Posted: 2006-03-13 10:12:34
How did James Jarvie get on?
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-13 10:32:18
what do u think the best fight in breahead was ?
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-13 10:36:36
what do u think was the best fight in this show
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:02:48
Again nice one Jordan sounds like you where class again mate. I said from the start Nico would the tourny, ive been in the ring with him and know just how good he is, and Sebastian taking the fight at last minute and winning, nice one, unlucky for robert to get thrown in with someone like him, you have to have a really big heart and want it bad to beat that guy, i was out on my feet with exhaustion after i fought him last year, all he does is come forward, plus he fought me at 56kgs and was strong and could take a dig so he must have been hard to be in with at 53kgs, him and paulo da silva would be an interesting scrap? Anyway weldone to everyone on the show, sounds like i missed a good one, gutted.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:15:04
Me fighting my way through the snow!!!
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:37:10
It was a really good show, every single fight was anticipated. Some grudge matches and a lot of stormers! Scotlands best fighters, Trainers and officials. Really huge. Gary and John must be over the moon:)
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:51:53
Chad James Jarvie didn't fight. There was a problem with weight between the two fighters I think.
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:55:25
thanks andy i realy enjoyed it and thanks to the cally people for all the suport thanks guys and lades
p.s thanks tommy for the clinch classes i really enjoy them and they have emproved me alot thanks mate and the biggest thanks to my dad brian calder thanks dad
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-13 11:55:28
thanks andy i realy enjoyed it and thanks to the cally people for all the suport thanks guys and lades
p.s thanks tommy for the clinch classes i really enjoy them and they have emproved me alot thanks mate and the biggest thanks to my dad brian calder thanks dad
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:05:58
John no it wasnt,it was me and Tony. You didnt see us grappling front of stage.
Ask Jill about
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:09:45
I would say Alan Jamieson and Rung's. Also thought Alan had won it.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:14:41
Ditto Eileen.
Cullen Vs Young was a good one too.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:20:47
Jarvie didn't fight Chad.
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:28:02
I nearly forgot, thanks Liam for all youre support yourebiggestfan Jordan C.
Posted: 2006-03-13 12:44:50
Yeah Rung and Jamieson was good, But I also thought Chung and Grainger was a stormer,..knew that'd be a good 1! I thought that The Gordon Ross fight was really good to watch, a very close 1 I thought, I also thought Ross had nicked it. But his opponent was very impressive , dont remember his name. Definetely one to watch for a nice style, just a little bit too laid back.
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:00:02
Thanks Loopy,Graeme .I take it Chungy must have beat Mark then?
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:10:39
John Douglas is the guy who he fought. I never got to the show but I've seen John fight a few times the last time I saw him fight he won the UKMTA (sandy holts) junior british title.I think he is still only 17.
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:12:59
he also holds the sfma junior and he also won an stba junior title about 20 months ago
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:16:36
Yeah someone told me this was his 1st fight as an adult? He done very well, I was impressed. I felt he could have really beaten Ross had he pushed himself, but I don't think he really did and I saw the fight sliding toward Gordon Ross.
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:20:17
Yeah, he did a very good fight I thought. Quite close. Chungy was on top form he had to be I thought cause Mark Grainger is experienced as well and is always dangerous. Mark showed more of a range of techniques wheras Pete focussed on boxing mainly, trying to push Mark back. A good, close one.
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:27:48
What weight was Eddie Scott and Colin Carsons fight matched at? There looked to be a bit of weight difference between them
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:55:36
was a great show john and garry have done something specual here:P big congrats 2 ritchie so proud of the kid and lloyd who i faught was a sure thing for the final till the cut oh well it happens n there's next time. i thinke every fight i saw was good n asmuch as i like rung alan had that fight in the bag, john cullen wat a guy, tim thomas super nice guy , and congrats 2 nico :D X
Posted: 2006-03-13 13:58:39
There was a weight advantage, but I think Eddie would have handled it before the cut, but thats the way it goes sometimes:(
Posted: 2006-03-13 14:56:27
great show john and gary - thanks for inviting me to fight on it, next time 8 man at 67???

Posted: 2006-03-13 14:59:53
You could sauna off four Kilos! If you dont belive me ask Lloydy lol:)
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:06:35
oi!! i fight at 67 cheeky
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:12:35
i liked nico's fight - very impressive!!
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:14:07
John Douglas I am sure fought David Bellfield at the Central Hotel. John substained a broken arm. Or was that another person?
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:17:38
Mark broke his hand round one.
As Loopy says Mark showed more techniques where as Chungy just punched.
Mark put him down several times in the clinch, doesn't that score? Also put Chungy's head back with JUST jabs, again shows effectiveness of the technique. Thought Mark won it. Though you'll all just think I'm
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:28:13
No MTK that was Gary Douglas his brother.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:48:00
Posted: 2006-03-13 15:49:41
John is unbeaten.
Posted: 2006-03-13 16:00:05
Gary Douglas Writes:

Congradulations to John aand Gary O'brien for an amazing show top class and for having us on it!

id just like to say big well done to John Douglas who gave away alot of experience and to put in that kind of performance against a hard fighter who can certainly take some good hits was excellent, i dont see how Loopy you can say gordon could have took that, john showed a different variety of effective technique and was the better fighter through out.

Well done to Ritchie ''BFG'' on his first fight, another one for the future!
Nico was a really nice guy good entertaining fighter but i would love to see Lloyd fight Nico think this would be a class fight and maybe one for the future event

Also i think pete chung was fantastic especially since hes been out for over a year good to see him back

Posted: 2006-03-13 16:23:57
Timpson I meant to make 63 k, dumpling:) I dont know if Mark won it, it was very close, Pete got the decision becaused he pushed Mark back I think, Mark did show more variety but, can never say much about decisions on a close fight. Pete was very sharp, his last fight was 2 years ago,..unbelievable!
Posted: 2006-03-13 16:25:01
Out of curiosity would Mark have tried to continue?
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-13 16:41:13
No idea. Didn't see him again till the bus home.
Doubt it though as all he could do after round one was throw his jab. Maybe the odd cross but everytime he did he winced.
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-13 17:24:03
Great to meet all the Scottish Axers...

John and Gary put on a great show despite the Lords attempt to scupper it!

Stevie Nisbett brought Yoda to meet me just to prove that he wasnt lying about how ugly Yoda really was!

Briancal and Jordan said hello but I see them more in England than I do English people

We also would like to make the point that Timpson has 2 eyebrows! (he will know what I mean)

Spent some time talking to Rung and he is a great guy and very funny!

It was nice to say hello to Robert Burke again after being in opposite corners a couple of weeks ago.

I was also really pleased to have met Guy Paret and Abdoul Toure,and Loopy Lou in person.

Posted: 2006-03-13 17:30:50
What about me dave
Posted: 2006-03-13 17:48:00
lol dave u joker!!! 63k loopy! your having a giggle - try 40 sauna sessions lol
Posted: 2006-03-13 17:58:17
no mention of my fight either :-(
Posted: 2006-03-13 18:48:27
I know what its like to wince every time you throw something I was in same boat! Not nice. Well done Mark!
Posted: 2006-03-14 04:39:03
Stevie Nisbet ..... I understand the safety need for the 2 knockdown rule, just wanted to verify that its 2 in the same round. Also, what constitutes a knockdown? Is it from blows only? Or do throws come into it?
For example - Lloyd Cochrane put Pete Chung on the canvas several times with a move which was neither a blow or a throw, more of a scoop and push. Would they count as knockdowns?

I thought Sebastian Oceania was outstanding, and a worthy champion. Strong menacing style, going forward all the time. Rab Weir hit him cleanly with probably the best left hook I have ever seen. He didnt even flinch. Tough tough man! Respect to Rab for fighting a guy of that quality.

Tim Thomas V Ahmedi Bijan, some of the people around me found this fight a bit slow and difficult to watch, however I thought there were subtleties in this fight which were very entertaining. It must have hard for the judges to decide this one.
Posted: 2006-03-14 04:47:07
i felt i was slow - wasn't my best fight,didn't really get going but i had a chance to try out some stuff i've been working on and i've been working a lot on my fitness so wanted to go the whole distance too - i really wanna stick to fighgting 67kgs this year and hopefully i can show ya what its all about.
Posted: 2006-03-14 04:52:09
lol@Dave, very true though.
Posted: 2006-03-14 04:52:30
I'll look forward to seeing you in action again Tim. Everyone up here really appreciates you guys and girls who travelled to be on the show.
Posted: 2006-03-14 05:25:44
Blzb,...It's in reference to counts if you get sparkled and counted twice the fights over. Have you never heard of the 3 knockdown rule? Thats what happens after 3 counts in most fights. Lloyd putting Pete down Scores if he turned him or picked him up , but not as cleanly as a clean takedown. But show the fighter is stronger etc. I didn't see the fight, so I'm not too sure what he was doing.
Posted: 2006-03-14 05:31:47
As I said above, he looked technically the better, and I think on a better day he'd have been absolutely explosive and Ross wouldn't have handled him, but he was a little too relaxed and let some of the rounds slip away from him. His big kick in 3rd or 4th was good but he fell afterward. He had it but didn't really show it, I felt. But I was very impressed he looks like he's going right to the top, technically he is very good!
Posted: 2006-03-14 05:32:58
I think him vs Paul Grant would be a brilliant fight! Two very good, tidy and clean hitters with great styles.
Posted: 2006-03-14 05:37:03
Thanks Loopy, I understand now. Its for knockdowns where the fighter is concussed and gets an 8 count.
Posted: 2006-03-14 05:52:09
There were a few to choose from but my personal favourite was John Cullen V Tommy Young. Entertainment from the word go.
Posted: 2006-03-14 06:47:16
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-14 09:38:31
lloyd was throwing pete it was legal he never swept him iy was all legal thai throws :)
Posted: 2006-03-14 09:55:13
Yes Colin, they were all legal. I thought Lloyd was in great form and looked most likely to give Nico a good match in the final. The reason I was asking about the throws was to find out if they counted as knockdowns, but they dont.
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:03:45
No they don't but still a good score.
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:12:40
I also thought that Lloyd being stopped with that cut was a bit harsh. I saw the cut. It was above the eye but over to the side. Obviously I dont know how deep it was. He was well ahead and in control of the fight, and with £1000 prize at stake I think he should have been given a bit more leeway. Dab of vaseline, see how it is at the break. Some cuts look worse than they really are.
Having said all that, I wouldnt mess with anyones safety. Maybe the doctor and ref were looking to the final, and didnt want him to be hurt even more.
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:15:32
Also, cant take anything away from Pete Chung. A real competitor who gives 100% all the time.
debby broeders
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:15:33
Yesterday evening we came home from glasgow, Scotland. We had a great time over there with the whole group.
It was a very good event. Nico Veresen fight a great tournament. It was fantastic. And Najat, she fights against Loupy Lou, she did verry well but every body who nows here they now also that she can better so next time i want to she a rematch.... hihi kill kill kill
I am still fucked up about my fight. because there was no fight. just 1 kilo. Ok I had to be 56.5, my fould but i think on that big event and then just one kilo I realy dont understand. but its my own fould... i realy loved to fight over there. It was realy graet. thank to al the people who organise this event.

greats Debby
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:21:06
Hi Debby, you were supposed to be fighting Hilary Mack. Its a shame that didnt happen. I was looking forward to seeing that fight. I hope you can be matched again in the future.
Posted: 2006-03-14 10:28:41
Debbie, we are all very dissapointed that we couldn't see you fight. I imagine how terrible you must have felt. But maybe we can get another opponent for you another time and you can show us what you've got:) It was a long day I also didn't fight good at all, on a different day I'm sure it would have been a better fight all round. And for the last bloody time....its LOOPY Lou!!!! lol : )
debby broeders
Posted: 2006-03-14 11:11:13
Hopefully i can come back to scotland. and hopefully the shoppingcentre is open then... hihi lol
Guy Paret
Posted: 2006-03-14 11:23:35
Thanks to everybody involved in Power of Scotland, we felt very very welcome indeed!!! John & Gary did a great job. "Murphy Law" came and visit the two heroes this weekend. It's all started on Friday with the pasports , to saturday christmas snow,airplanes and judges and crowd being snowded in to police wanting to stop the show early,CD breaking a few minutes before the show, to glass trophees falling from the ring etc.. Big respect to them for going on strong and making things happen in the end.

Thanks to our driver, the poor man was ready to be a daddy for the 4th time and still he managed to get us from hotel to Breahead, to hotel, to airport, to everywhere we needed to be at any time of day. He's poor wife must be an angel letting him do that over the weekend. Hope she will have a great baby in the end. If it's a boy i think naming him Guy will be a very good idea, lol!!

Thanks to the Mirage Restaurant who gave us a great meal and made it happen for the happy birthday bit of the evening.

Thanks to Paul, Tim Thomas and my hero Mr. Rung and Dave Jackson for an evening of laughter!! Will not post those pictures, lol!!

Hope Nico 1st opponent in the tourny Jamieson's injury will not be to bad in the end. All the best for him.

Hi to all axer's we met at the show, was nice talking to you all. I am not going to name all of you because i am shure i will be stupid enough to forget someone.

In the end big thanks to the Scottish crowd supporting not only the Scottish fighters but could appriciate the win of Nico in the end. Big Respect to Chung who gave Nico a real war in the final resulting in a great fight for the crowd!! Respect!!

Posted: 2006-03-14 11:54:04
Dave, you must have mis-heard Stevie. he brought me over to introduce me to you to show how handsome I am and how ugly he looks beside me. Lol.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-14 12:02:23
Come on now Yoda, Dave may be English but he aint stupid.
Posted: 2006-03-14 12:09:52
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-14 13:07:56
Did anyone find out when they are going to televise it?
Posted: 2006-03-14 13:18:58
Good question, cos theres no dvd: ( Everyones slagging Stevie and his internets broke, I should really stick up for him,...ah well. lol
Posted: 2006-03-14 14:28:31
Fights are matched at a certain weight for a reason and both fighters should be sure they can make their weight or not accept the fight in the first place. Any extra weight is an advantage as even if the lighter fighter is better they will get tired out by the heavier one. Hilary did the right thing and until more people do the same some fighters will continually not bother to make their weight hoping their opponent will take the fight anyway.
Posted: 2006-03-14 14:43:57
I'd agree with that, but I think promoters should allow a half kilo to kilo either way due to different scales being different. 2 3 4 kilos is taking the piss a bit imo. Its sauna time then;)
Posted: 2006-03-14 14:44:54
Here Here!!!

Oh and Debby, please do come back to Scotland soon. Id love to see what you've got. (PS. I mean that in the nicest possible way)
Shopping ....... bloody typical!
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-14 14:59:26
any more pictures people
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-14 15:53:40

There was a guy came over and bought a pair of Sandee MMA gloves from me. He paid for them and asked me to keep them behind the stall as he didnt want to carry them around all day.
A few hours later (and what looked like a few beers later) he came and asked me if I remembered him and could he have his gloves... I passed him the gloves and he laughed and said.." I was just testing you to see if you would remember me, can you still hold on to them"
An hour later he came and said.."who am I".. I said "The owner of these" and showed him the gloves! ..he said..."I trust you now...please keep hold of them for me"

To cut a very long story short he did this all day about 8 times and appeared slightly worse for wear every time.

If anyone knows who he is please tell him he eventually forgot his gloves and I still have them waiting for him. I will post them to him f.o.c. if he claims them

Posted: 2006-03-14 16:29:25
Debbie you were NOT 1 kilo over tell the truth you weighed in at 58.4 kg. Hilary put on weight to get up to 56 kg for this fight. So you were 2 kilos heavy for this fight. Fighter's have plenty of time to make the weight and should. So Debbie please tell the truth on here when you post, you weighed in heavy end of.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-14 16:40:50
thier mine dave
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-14 16:46:04
lol at Stevie!

Nice try Stevie but was good looking bloke!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-14 16:47:33
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-14 16:50:34
Definately not Yodas...the guy that bought them only had 4 fingers and a thumb on each hand!
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:04:09
Guys well done for puting on the show but there was no where near 2000 pepole there more like 800 they were all sitting on tables and the floor near the ring. And the line up was completley different from the original line up also went on a bit long pepole started to leave before the end not a dig just an observation . but well done all the same
Guy Paret
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:23:06
Hi Brian,
Debby was weight later again my friend leaving a 1,200kg difference..
In the end your tottaly right stating fighter should make the weight. So , Debby was could not make it on the day so in the end she's wrong and should and will not take any fights at 56,5kg anymore as simple as that. I think the poor girl learned that lesson well this time,lol. Hilary disided not to give in and she had that right to do so. Both girls have fought heavier fighters in the past and this time Hilary said no to this fight. She was right and when the agreed weight is not on the scale than Debby is whrong this time. Mayby next time again when Debby will have the same problem with a heavier opponent mayby she will refuse the fight also. So mayby she learned a thing or two this weekend...Matching female fighters is not an easy task, mayby that is the reason so many girls (Debby for shure) take fights with weight differences being happy they have a fight in the end. That's why she's dissapointed because she always have to fight heavier girls and now she's heavier her fight is called of. So she's the wrong girl in the wrong situation.. Best of luck to both fighters in future and hopefully they will meet again at a more appropiate weight for both of them, i am shure those two lady's would be a great match up.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:23:30
reeper thier was 50 tables sold with 10 at each table i sold 96 tickets and 92 turned up so thier was a damn sight more than 800,
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:28:38

Guy Paret and Craig Tabor.
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:30:12
Looking very serious ;p
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-14 17:41:20
im not 1 for grassing but craig tabor offered me 15 POS tshirts for £30
Posted: 2006-03-14 18:27:37
lol, stevie,..not 1 for grassing,..who you trying to kid? lol
Dave Jackson
Posted: 2006-03-14 18:40:31
I was at he venue and I would guess that 2000 was a close guess.

The venue was huge and did leave gaps but I am always guessing show numbers and am not usually far out.
Raj Singh
Posted: 2006-03-14 19:55:04
For that amount of people to turn up in that weather was outstanding. I would also estimate 2000 people. Remember that the arena has a 6000 capacity so it was bound to leave gaps.
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-15 03:51:03
About four miles walking and £30 in taxi fares for me :(

Well worth it though :))
Posted: 2006-03-15 06:03:20
Dear O'Bryans, I really enjoyed fighting on your show. I didn't see much fights but from the ones I saw I was really impressed by young Jordan. If he keeps on training well he'll be a real Thai-style ringartist.

Najat VS Loopy could have been better. Both claim that they normally fight better and I believe them. The pitbull mentality of Najat didn't showed of like it used to and the Thai style of Loopy was clearly not like I saw it during the warming up. So, why not a rematch in the future. Like that, the ladies could really show what they got. I screamed my longs out during this fight. Loopy, I appreciated your friendlyness a lot. It's a good example of the sportiveness of the scotish lads. Rung and Pete Chung who came to pay their respect after the fights were other good examples of my good experiences. I also like to thank the O'Brians for their hospitality. We were really cuddled :)Nevertheless, next time you should do a "SUN - dance"sow we can go out and show Scotland what partying is.

Then I want to comment on my oponents. I like the thoughness of the Scottish lads. They know just one way and that is forward. It's a pitty that my first fight ended like it did. I hope Ian will recover soon. I really enjoyed the folowing fights. I particulary enjoy the Thai style of Rung. Real beauty.If it would have been a full thai rules fight over 5 rounds it would have been a real triller. Chung's thoughness impressed me. I felt my knees going time after time into his body and felt my knuckles on his chin. But, he just kept on coming. A lot of respect for this kind of "braveheart"behavior.

Last but not least I want to thank the "mainland" team. It really felt like one. Everybody eating together, making fun and talking a lot. It was very nice to learn to know you guys better. I would not hesitate to repeate an other trip with you guys.

I want to end with a question and a statement.

Question: Does anybody knows when it is beeing broadcasted on Eurosport.
My teammates (of my club),family, pupils, trainer and I are very curious about the fights.

Statement: The Power of Scotland is their mentallity. Friendly and funloving people who go all the way for what they strive at.

See you guys,
Posted: 2006-03-15 07:05:27
Well said Nico and big respect to you. You definately deserve it.
Posted: 2006-03-15 07:07:06
Reeper where did you learn to count? Barber School? Lol. There was easily 2000 people there, also as an ex-promoter I can assure you it’s near enough impossible to stick to a running order arranged more than a day or two in advance. I also know that promoters try and match as many top fights on the show as possible to give the public the best value for money possible. Would you have preferred to pay that for 4 fights and half a dozen demos?
This was the 1st time that a show of that size has been promoted in Scotland and as with such a large project the learning curve tends to be very sharp and for those reasons I think the promoters should be applauded, I’m sure that when the next event is being planned they will welcome any suggestions/feedback on how the show could be improved but now let us celebrate the fact that a wee country like Scotland can put on such a prestigious event.
Dave, good looking Scot’s bloke? That’s me!
MTK, you said to me on Sunday and this is a direct quote “ Yoda you truly are the most handsome man in Scottish Thai Boxing” I can’t believe you’ve changed your opinion, lol.
Posted: 2006-03-15 07:29:31
Good on you Nico! I always like to get on with the guys and have fun, it makes all the waiting and nerves much easier, John oBrien and Yoda are normally fun but they were stressed on sunday:) And I had no one to cause trouble with:) You guys were a lot of fun! ;) I am dissapointed with my performance, and as im sure Najat can fight better, a rematch would be cool,...maybe in Belgium:)
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-15 08:04:48
You're just looking for a freebie to Belgium to scoff all the

I said that to alot of people, I'm a cheap tart who'll say anything. Thought you would've known that by now ;-P

Again Nico was the fighter of the day/night IMO and it would be great to see him fight up here again maybe fighting Full Thai against someone. Whether that be someone from Scotland or any other place.

I heard you fought Andy Howson. What weight was that at, and how long ago?
Posted: 2006-03-15 08:49:52
MTK,...No no no, no chocolate for me, I don't like it, honest! lol
But a freebie to Belgium,..hey hey;)
Who won Nico you or Andy?
Posted: 2006-03-15 09:09:38
Nico fought Andy last year I think at 55 kg.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-15 09:22:24
Wow..Big leap from 55Kg to 63.5Kg
Posted: 2006-03-15 10:26:59
I think it was already 2 years ago. I had to loose 4.5 kg because there was a misunderstanding with my promotor. He won convincingly. I pitty that he broke his hand because otherwise we had been able to drink something together.
Hope you'l be fine soon.

(Did you kept your n° 1 place?

Posted: 2006-03-15 10:35:17
I went to a show in the SECC in 1999. There was 6 thai's and some europiean fighters Belgian and Dutch i think. There was well over 2000 at that show so that must have been scotlands biggest YES/NO anyway what's barber school
Guy Paret
Posted: 2006-03-15 11:02:19
Since we had time to spend we counted the people in de vip area, we stopped at 490 something. After that we tried to count the people in the seats, i wanted to ask everybody to stay in their seat untill i was finished counting but nobody listen to a guy wearing an orange pimp tracksuit!! So i stopped counting at 2000..
Hope the show will be shown on Eurosport very soon. If anybody knows allready when, please be so kind to drop me an email , thanks..
Posted: 2006-03-15 11:07:23
Reeper, I wasn't at the show in 1999 so it’s hard to comment on that but if memory serves me correctly the promoter from that show got stitched up by another promoter and ended up taking a proverbial bath. I also remember hearing a figure being quoted that was less than 2000 but as I said I wasn't at that particular event. My point still stands that the promoters should be applauded for putting on such a prestigious show rather than criticized for having too many fights on the card. Your estimation of 800 people is still well short of the amount of people that were actually there.
Barber school is where people go to learn to cut hair.
Posted: 2006-03-15 13:38:10
Question for promoters. Its a general question, but relevant to this particular event I think, considering the unforseen weather.

Is there such a thing as 'event insurance'?

Sundays show overran a bit, and obviously more heat and light was used. Arena staff had to work longer hours and would have to be paid etc. etc. etc.
Can promoters get insurance to cover these additional costs?
Gary Whitton
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:21:17
I just wanted to come on here and say how much my family and I enjoyed the day on Sunday. Having taken 1/2 an hour to get out of our drive (I'd like to say cos it's miles long, but only because of the snow) and driving on many untreated roads from Fife to get there, it was a wonderful day out. I couldn't believe the speed of the fights, from the first bell to the last. I have the upmost respect for all the fighters, the training and dedication that they put in just to get there. Congratulations to Nico for putting on such a show of power, strength and determination and he fully deserved his victory. Thanks to the promoters for having the guts to put on such a show and pull it off, making it a complete success. The whole day was fantastic. We will definitely be back at forthcoming events, and it has encouraged my 5 year old son to go back to his classes so that he can "fight in the ring like Chungy!"

Well done to all concerned.

Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:26:15
Hi everyone, first of all thanks for the kind words of support, sounds like most people enjoyed the show and appreciated what we tried to do. John and I are passionate about Muay Thai and developing it in Scotland and I believe that doing these promotions is an important step in developing Muay Thai here and I also think the sport is ready to support these shows in Scotland.

I am really proud of what we pulled off! John and I are getting all the credit, but to be fair, the event reflects on Muay Thai in Scotland and EVERYONE involved. Without the support of the team behind the event it wouldn’t have been the success that I believe it was. The official count during the day was around 1650 spectators, but many more came through the door, not including all of fighters, coachers and officials there. I should have the final figure by the end of the week, but to be honest, it is irrelevant, as I would have been content with 200 people with that weather. Getting such an amazing turnout in what was some of the worst and random weather in years was staggering and shows that Scotland can now host major events like this.

I don’t want to single too many people out, as I will definitely forget to thank some important people. But the show simply would not have came together if it wasn’t for all of the fighters, coaches, officials, sponsors and spectators involved, John and I really appreciate it! However, I will give a special thank you to Paul Hennesay for his advise up to and during the event. Also my new mate Guy Paret, who pulled out all the stops to help us and was brilliant during the day!

I didn’t see many of the fights, in fact I didn’t know the full results until yesterday, but the people I spoke to were very entertained. With the feedback so far, the 8man really was a highlight and we will be looking to do more at different weights in the future.

I really would welcome any feedback wither through this thread or directly. We learned so much from this event and future promotions will be better for it. My own personal thoughts were:

The show was a bit long, partly because of the delay with the weather and partly because of the large fight card. But until we develop the spectator base, then the fight card will always be big. I personally would rather a large card anyway.

The Arena was excellent, even with a lesser crowd I thought it still had a great atmosphere and the crowd get a good view. I can’t wait to see what its like when we get the expected turnout.

The lights and staging were good, but I can see a lot of areas to improve to make it “all singing all dancing”. I see this as one of the biggest areas of improvement, even though I thought it still looked class.

I’d also like feedback on the VIP tickets, were people content with what they got, or would they prefer to have the likes of a 3-course meal and pay a higher ticket price?

This is just the start and as long as we don’t get another natural disaster, LOL, then I believe that we will develop the event to the extent that we will be selling out the arena. I also promise, that as the show grows, so will the quality of the show, bigger and better! We are hoping that our next promotion will be in October / November, news of this should follow this week.
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:28:54
Anyone found out when it will be on eurosport yet?
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:32:56
From my first real look at fighters from North of the Border last year at Skens, I could tell MT in Scotland was on the up and up.

Your show obviously just goes to prove it. Well done from me and I am sure with the people involved up there the sport will continue its meteoric rise in popularity and quality of fighter.

Looking forward to the first proper A class England v Scotland show, it would already be a cracker if it was put on now. England would win of course:)

In all seriousness, all the best for the future, the stronger the UK scene gets the better.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:37:37
Sorry, that was a biggy!

BLZbub, we do have events insurance, we wouldn’t be able to promote in an international Arena like Braehead without it. But unfortunately it did not cover the losses we made because of the weather. Snow comes under the “Act of God” clause, so we cannot claim for the extra costs of the Arena staff or the over-run fee. Nor can we claim for the lost ticket sales because of the weather. We will be settling up with the Arena this week and we are hoping to at least break even. Although this might not seem good for all of the months of work, stress and financial risk involved, considering the events of that day breaking even will be good news! LOL.

Everything about this experience for me has been great and I cannot wait to do it again! Yes, I am mental!

Also can I add, that the response to this thread has been great to! It must have been one of the most popular threads on AX since I’ve been on and is great to see our show getting such attention. I hope the next one is as popular!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:46:00
Thanks Phil! I would expect England to win most to be fair, but I think we’d put up a good fight now!

We haven't sorted out the footage and rights yet. It will be a little while until you'll see it on TV, but it will hopefully feature soon. This is the first time we have done an event like this to be broadcasted at this scale, so please be patient, we're still learning the ropes. We have about 5 hours of edited footage, which has to get some further editing and copied before we can distribute it. We are also trying to explore some other options, which may be even better. We will also get the fights on DVD for the fighters. I will announce it nearer the time and if anyone else would like a copy then you can let us know.
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:51:08
would like to think a scottish team would cosist of the best scottish fighters and not just the best of the stba.
Posted: 2006-03-15 14:54:15
Thanks for answering that Gary.
Act of God! Typical, if there's a way to wriggle out of paying out, the insurance companies will find it (no offence to any insurance workers who may also be Muay Thai enthusiasts - but what are you doing working for insurance anyway?)
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:15:38
Feedback ------- this is a couple of thing off the top of my head Gary but i'll post some more later.
1. Great venue, central for motorways and public transport (obviously outwith Siberian weather conditions). Expensive refreshments, but not too bad compared with other places.

2. The fighters entry area was class, especially with the big screen quite close to it.

3. Lighting and sounds were really good. With a concrete floor it can be hard to get a decent sound but the sound people got it just right. It filled the arena but didnt give me a headache.

4. First fight was a junior Scottish title. I dont think that was fair to the boys. They have obviously worked hard to be in contention for a title, and I think they deserved a better slot when the athmosphere was more in keeping with the stature of a title fight.

5. Ring girls were wonderful. I know some people dont like that kind of thing for various reasons, but those girls were so tasteful and really added some polish to the whole event.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:23:00
I can add my tuppence worth too BLZbub's post, the ring girls were nice but it would have been a nice touch to have a ring man for the ladies bout.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:29:46
Sorry, my girlfriend Stacey has just corrected me. The Ring girls (who I didn't even notice) were not nice, certainly not compared to her.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:36:32
lol yoda, yes of course your girlfriend is right. Those ring girls were grotesque!


A ring boy for the ladies bout? Well I dont see why not in the days of equality. So many good female fighters around. Seems only fair that they get some kind of perk.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:39:20
I would have offered but being the stunner I am (or so my mum tells me) would have probably taken their mind of
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:40:00
And presumably your girlfriend would appreciate a ring boy who looks more like one of the 'Gumbys' than one of the 'Chippendales'
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:42:23
Oh Shoot, that wasnt meant to be an insult on you yoda. It was one of those post swapover things
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:44:12
lol, if she had her way Nico would have been the ring boy, and some troll with side burns as the ring girl.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:45:41
I was just surmising that as your good lady reckons the ring girls were not nice, she would appreciate an equally 'not nice' ringboy. Phew!
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:46:11
Thanks guys, I actually thought the projector screen was disappointing, it was supposed to be above the fighters as they entered, but they brought the wrong spec of projector. If I had known this I would have at least got one on each side! The POS logo on the drapes looked great, but next time I want more fancy lighting and hopefully lasers.

I know what you mean about the Juniors slot, but someone has got to go 1st, I'm keen to feature our future stars on such a stage to help them develop in the future and I'll keep it mind.

I really did debate about wither to have the ring-girls or not, as it does fall into the stereotypical sex and violence. Hence why I asked the girls to dress more tastefully, I didn't want girls in bikinis as I didn’t want to put off any families etc. But at the end of the day we decided that the main demographic would be entertained by the girls. We had toyed with the idea of getting a Ring-boy (Yoda’s name obviously came to mind), but the girls were expensive and getting 1 or 2 guys to do it for 1 or 2 bouts wouldn’t really justify the costs to be fair.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:48:26
BTW, both parts of this thread add up to over 100 posts and about 20,000 viewings! :)
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:49:22
Yes. Nico! ...... Good looking 'Bugga'.
Can fight a bit too!

Did you notice that every time he got hit, he smiled one of those 'Hollywood' smiles?
Pain fetish?
What do you think?
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:50:29
Fantastic back peddling BLZbub, do you give lessons? You may just be able to help me get out a kicking or two.
Cheers Gary, the 1st show I don't have anyone on I'll happly do providing John O'Brien does as well

in drag!
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:52:28
Yeah, the bugger. I hope your reading this with head low in shame Nico.
Posted: 2006-03-15 15:55:27
Yes Gary, the ring girls certainly looked tastefully expensive.

The ring canvas looked amazingly effective. Great graphics, easily readable. I've never seen a black canvas before as far as I can remember. Really cought the eye
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:02:52
yoda, yes, backpeddling and B/S are specialities of mine. My dear enduring Mum calls me 'The Antichrist' and Dad often refers to me as 'That wee bastard Malcolm Rifkind'. My nickname with my mates is 'The man who shot Trigger'. Flakey and slippery at the same time. I should be selling used cars.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:13:08
Gary you should defo do another 8-Man event. Except at about 55Kg just like what has been mentioned on another thread. That would be a ticket seller.
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:18:25
lol at BLZbub, sign me up for a block of lessons.
Good plan MTK, the line up for it would be stunning.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:28:30
I'd love to put that on MTK!
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:30:06
aye gary , but at that weight half the fighters would have to be
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:31:40
"BTW, both parts of this thread add up to over 100 posts and about 20,000 viewings! :)"

There's also the 'Power Of Scotland Photo's' thread. 41 posts, 1094 views.
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:41:25
Well Stevie for a few extra quid in my next fight purse I'll be the ring-boy for any future women bouts where the women fighters can look at me in awe with my nice ass, and wish they had one as
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:45:38
A nice ass!!?? You know you are just skin and bone boy!! I notice how you'll be the ring boy not man! lol...right enough, if it;s out of you and yoda! lol
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-15 16:51:14
Well off course it's ring-boy for my boyish good looks.
Don't be a hater, jealousy gets you nowhere my dear, bet you wish you had one as good as :-P
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-15 17:07:50

MTK's nice ass :)
Posted: 2006-03-15 17:09:40
MTK you are a wee skinny thing, the girls want a stud, Nico:) lol
Posted: 2006-03-15 20:09:11
to Gary O'Brien and John O'Brien, Great show guys on sunday!! fights were amazing. good crowd weather permitting. lets have another one. Great for Scotland to put on such a good show.
Brian Ritchie
Posted: 2006-03-16 00:24:02
I cleaned up this thread. Please keep this discussion on topic. Thank you
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-16 06:20:24
Thanks Brian!

Any more feedback about the show? Good or Bad, all helpful Thanks!
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:25:54
The only negative thing for me was that we moved seats due to the crowd behind us shouting things like "kick his f**kin' **nt in" and "I'll come down and Kick yer baws". After we moved, we ended up beside a marginally less abusive crowd who just kept shouting "w**ker!" at some of the fighters.

Who does that? I'm sure the people they were 'supporting' wouldn't have liked their brand of support. It brings down the tone of the sport and is demeaning to BOTH fighters.
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:27:59
Oh, also. Were the people in the VIP seats allowed to smoke, or did some just not care?
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:36:54
Nobody was allowed to smoke mate, but it is difficult to enforce in such a large crowd, it is just people that don't care about the boxers!

As for the crowd, you are always going to get that, especially when people drink a lot, but I think in general Muay Thai crowds are well behaved!
Raj Singh
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:39:37
Good point Brian, I also witnessed abuse from the crowd. They don't realise that the person they are shouting abuse at could have family and friends sitting close by. They think it looks so easy when they are sitting there with a few drinks in them. I think some action has to be taken to try and prevent 'hooligan' supporters. John did mail all fighters and coaches to tell their supporters to be respectful. Dispite this some of the abuse was apauling and degrading to the sport.
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:42:39
Sorry about the negative feedback. Other then those wee niggling things the night was superb. The 8-man tournament was a stroke of genius and fantastic to watch. We were kept in suspense the whole night, it was great.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-16 09:47:27
Negative comments are fine mate, its the only way to improve the show! it was our first big show, so there is lots that we will improve on for next time!
Posted: 2006-03-16 10:20:40
The clowns shouting abuse are the ones who think they are king kong after a couple of shandies. When was the last time any of those idiots fought in the ring.
Raj Singh
Posted: 2006-03-16 10:46:34
Exactly! They think it looks easy and with a few drinks think they can take on the world. What bothers me is there are always children and families present at shows and these idiots spoil it. This is not a knock on the show in any way, the show was well orginised and was quite honestly the best one ive been to. I am only pointing my disgust at the small portion of the crowd who where being abusive.
Gary Whitton
Posted: 2006-03-16 14:03:32
We moved from sitting in the front row to sit higher up so that we could get a better view. Little did we realise that we would be sitting in front of some of these idiots. The disappointing thing was that they had also gone along to "support" the same fighter as we had. We had our 5 year old son with us, and the language and abuse that they were shouting was disgusting. Also, during the semi-final bout they went down to the floor and one of them was almost in the ring shouting abuse at the opposition fighter - but nothing was done to stop them. During the final the security guards did stop them from getting to the floor, and a little justice was done when one of them slipped on their own spilled beer and fell down the stairs on his back - ouch!!

These idiots were the only thing that spoiled an otherwise brilliant and enjoyable day out.

Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-16 15:36:25
It was a brave chance you and your Dad (;-P) took in tryng to put this show on. As you say, you'll gain more experience from it for future events if you decide to test you nerves again in that

It took cahoona's to try and pull that size of show off. Would've worked better too for you if it wasn't or the big man upstairs!
Posted: 2006-03-16 17:29:13
Who were the assholes that got thrown out the event??
There were 3 individuals who were flung out, theres always one or two at a show display ridiculous behaviour,They were the kind of guys that get drunk before they decide that they could take anybody in the arena including the fighters who according to them are shite!!! lol.

The reason im asking is that my party of people which included families and children proceeded to the bus after the show while i went and squared up the tickets. When i was trying to get back to the bus which was a total disaster because that braehead arena is a maze and i was a lost soul. i received a call saying there was 3 idiots attacking the bus and the driver was not going to wait on me, i ran around braehead arena like the wind that was cutting into me from all directions to get back to the bus. I had juveniles on the bus and these assholes were shouting in the bus and threatening people, (they also apparently reached into the back pocket as if brandishing a weapon, a glasgow classic) well someone was watching over them because unfortunately i didnt get back in time to confront them as i had a nice heavy cement shovel at the front of the bus which was brought incase of emergencies like this and they wouldnt have made it to another show. If anybody finds out who they were lets do the right thing and ban them from all future promotions.

I remember a few years back at a show some idiot afronted a club i trained at. His behaviour was intolerable and created a bad image for the club it was left alone on the day but remembered well for the next session. We were all sparring and instructions were given to kick seven bells of shite out of the culprit. Needless to say seven bells of shite were kicked out of the culprit.


hope i dont sound too hitler for you guys, hehe. But anyway what a great show it was, enjoyed all the fights and alot of surprises with the results, dont you just love the unpredictability of it all. The 8 man was my favourite and im glad i wasnt judging it because there was some great matchups. Well done to all the fighters for training hard and demonstrating some excellent Muay Thai, i better stop typing now im taking over the forum, lol.
Posted: 2006-03-16 18:01:42
me and a few of my troops ended up doing security to stop ppl coming down to ring side but was a good shoe hats off to gaz and john
Bryan G
Posted: 2006-03-17 06:31:46
I just started training at the start of this year at Sit Ayuthaya in Hamilton. This was my first show and if the rest are as even half as good as this was I'll definitely be going to more. Great atmosphere and really enjoyed the fights, especially Rung's entrance!

Anyway, first AX post so there's my tuppence worth. Can't wait till the next one.

Bryan G
Posted: 2006-03-17 06:32:48
The next show, not my next post...
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-17 07:03:37
i was ready 2 launch my stool at some idiot during lloyd and petes fight i think it was ed ginga ninja that got the guy n his mates 2 calm down think the same guy was giveing trouble nearer the end 2 as he had loads of security around him keeping him away from the ring :D i dont think if you have a show without any trouble like this you are very lucky lol theres always 1 :D
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-17 07:04:34
do think meant 2 say ha :D
Gary Whitton
Posted: 2006-03-17 07:17:30
When we left after the final of the 8-man, he was being restrained by his mates and I know the police were hanging around them as well. It wouldn't surprise me if it was them who were ejected.
Posted: 2006-03-17 12:41:01
It is okay guys i beleive the culprits have been identified and we can all happilly move on safe in the knowledge they wont do it again, hehe,
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-17 12:45:27
Sorry to here that Alex! I had a meeting with the Arena Events manager today and I'm looking into getting a picture of anyone that had to be ejected etc., so will try and make sure the people involved in the bus incident don't get back! Obviously we don't want this type of behaviour in the sport, but we also have to be realistic with what is classed as acceptable, it is a long day of drinking and we'd have to eject half the crowd for insulting language and is very difficult to stop. Look at Football matches, they have been trying to stamp out unacceptable shouts from the stands for a long time and can’t do so! I honestly think that for the most part our spectators are respectful and well behaved, the general public are more difficult to control and as for the particular boisterous group, we’ve been assured that it won’t happen again. I think an option for next time may be to have a family section? So we can at least try and protect the younger spectators a bit.

Also got the official attendance figure today: 1825!!! Amazing considering the circumstances, just think how big the next show could be!

The madness is about to begin all over again! We’ve already had plenty people asking to be on the next one and should have a confirmed date in the next few days. Any fighters, matches or features anybody would like to see?
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-17 12:47:02
I will also be getting the pictures from my photographer on Sunday and he said he has some good shots, so they'll be up on Wednesday.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-18 07:57:21
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-03-18 08:10:54
I'd like to see a half-time show with the lager louts who think they can do better :-)
keiran white
Posted: 2006-03-18 13:59:36
The fights were amazing!
keiran white
Posted: 2006-03-18 14:00:39
Who Is Taking The Next School Of Excellence?
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 05:08:52
i would like 2 see jordon c v jake d at the power of scotland 2
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 05:09:24
what do u think ????????????????????????????????
Raj Singh
Posted: 2006-03-19 07:22:25
sounds like a good fight
Posted: 2006-03-19 07:41:37
Are they the same weight??
Posted: 2006-03-19 08:53:28
An 8-man tornament at 70kg, wink wink nudge nudge, he he.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-19 09:00:37
theirs talk of that geordie
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-19 09:45:00
What 8 men would you pick?
Would it be just UK or from abroud too?
Any suggestions?
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-03-19 09:56:34
scotland, the usual suspects, lloyd, rab burt, jarvie, ally smith,
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 10:01:27
i say for the 8 man show

loyd c ,alex snedon ,alan jimason,rab burt,............

what about gary obrien and nico in a fight
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-19 10:19:47
You could also stick the names of Jay Woodham and Michael Wakeling in the pot for a 70Kg tournament!? Those two, aswell as Burt, Jarvie and Ally Smith. Any other suggestions for the three more?
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 10:37:51
mabe john obrien should be in the 70kg tournament lol
Muaythai King
Posted: 2006-03-19 10:43:22
He'll have to diet hard!! ;-P
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 11:21:30
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 11:24:52

Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 11:25:19
he he-
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-03-19 12:10:40
LOL! That looks so like him!

Not sure what our plans are yet, we're waiting to hear when the venue is available and then we'll make plans. Not sure if we'll have the 8man next time or save that for the March show, as we're considering another few things! It'll be good though! Also not sure what weight to have the next 8man at yet, depends on what category has the best bunch of available fighters, but I'd like to keep it international and basically get the best fighters we can! I thought Nico and Rung added something to the tournament, which would have been missing if it were just Scots, shame Samuel wasn't allowed to fly over as well. So hopefully a couple of Scots mixing it with fighters from England, Mainland Europe and outwith. Perhaps 57kg, 60kg, 67kg or 70kg, we'll need to see?

If anyone is interested on getting on the next show, please get in touch, as we will begin making plans this Wednesday.
Peter Finnigen(finnie)
Posted: 2006-03-19 12:40:09
gary do u think jake d and jorden c could fight .what would be a good fight what do u think gary
Jordan Calder
Posted: 2006-03-19 12:43:55
Peter what is it with you ??? leave the matchmaking to the people that matter ok. Me and Jake are very good friends for you're information and I am a totally different weight to him. And cause we are friends we won't be fighting each other ok.
Posted: 2006-03-19 13:18:09
Norman McKenzie v Colin Carson
Hardip Singh v John Dick
Both would be great potential fights.
Gabber Boy
Posted: 2006-03-19 17:13:23
I thought Guy Ramsey asked too fight Lloyd the night B4 the event not 45 mins B4 am I wrong ?.
Posted: 2006-03-19 17:24:55
Guy offered jokingly the night before as there was a problem with one of the passports of the dutch fighter but turned up on the day thinking he wasnt fighting then Gary asked at about 3pm if he would help them out as the dutch fighter hadnt turned up.
Gabber Boy
Posted: 2006-03-19 17:37:22
mmm Jokingly if the passports never turned up,well that naturaly comes up in conversation, I stand corrected.
Gabber Boy
Posted: 2006-03-19 17:37:54
mmm Jokingly if the passports never turned up,well that naturaly comes up in conversation, I stand corrected.
Gabber Boy
Posted: 2006-03-19 17:38:47
mmm Jokingly if the passports never turned up,well that naturaly comes up in conversation, I stand corrected.
Posted: 2006-03-20 08:11:56
Cool, no problem g boy.
colin s.t.b.a morton
Posted: 2006-03-20 11:51:44
id love 2 fight on the next show against any 1 at 59 - 60kg could mibe get 2 57 :)
Posted: 2006-03-20 13:22:53
dont know if it would be possible but Sean Wright would be a good shout 4 a 70kg tournament.
Posted: 2006-03-26 09:16:09
Go on Jordan C you tell him,lol
brian stevens
Posted: 2006-05-10 11:07:17
So any sign of a DVD or broadcasting schedule yet??
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-05-10 22:30:30
Have to hold my hands up, the process has taken a lot longer than epected, partly as its our first time doing it and partly as I buggered off to Thailand and won't be back till Aug! I was hoping to get most things done before I left, but as I said, it was a slow process. Eurosport should have the edited footage by the end of the month, but not sure when they'll show it yet, when we know we'll put it up.

We'll definitly be putting the show on DVD, but this will be mostly sorted later when I get back at the start of Aug. I expect the DVD will be ready about the end of Aug though. A bit late I know, but there hasn't been a great demand (rarely is for show DVD's), really only looking at getting a small batch for fighters and some others. Next time will be a much quicker process. Again I'll let you know when we have them.

We were going to be organising another show in Braehead in Oct/Nov, but couldn't get suitable dates for the Arena, as dates are often booked over a year in advance and the available dates would have clashed with other shows. Should have our confirmed date for next year by the end of the month, but will be around the same time!.

brian stevens
Posted: 2006-05-11 03:11:15
Cheers Gary, will be looking forward to the Braehead show...minus the blizzard??
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-05-11 05:38:36
You know I'm going to have daily weather reports in the 3 months on the run up! LOL. I figure it can't snow like that again, saying that, it is John O'Brien's luck that it would, if it wasn't for bad luck he'd have none!

Trying to line up some really good names for the next one and possibly another 8man!
Posted: 2006-05-11 06:02:26
StephenCaledonian, can I clear something up. Dip will not be fighting anyone from the GTBA for the same reason that Raj will not be fighting anyone from Cale. Dip trains, coaches and fights out of Cale the same way that Raj trains, coaches and fights out the GTBA. Guy and I discussed and agreed that it would be totally un-fair on both Dip and Raj to have them train someone to fight their brother. Hopefully this clarifies the situation.
Gary O'Brien STBA
Posted: 2006-09-28 10:44:42
Just to let you know that I’ve posted a highlight clip of this show on Youtube:

Its lost a lot of quality when uploaded, but does the job. Let me know what you think!

The POS website is still under construction, so if anyone is wanting to purchase a DVD we’ve had replicated please get in touch directly. They are priced at £10 (+ £2 post and packaging for orders within the UK where required). Trade prices available for bulk orders.

BTW, John asked me to mention that he done all of the creative work for the DVD!
Gary D
Posted: 2006-09-28 11:29:58
Thats fantastic gaz, the people who never got the chance to c the show will be amazed
Posted: 2006-09-28 12:51:12
I'll be ordering one for sure!

Nice clip & music, John. Singing Neil Diamond for us, when deep down you're a metalhead!
Big Martino
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:23:53
would you deliver to australia
john o brien
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:35:22
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:41:53
of course he would

Big Martino
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:47:18
what about glasgow ?
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:48:56
what about glasgow ?

its a dump

hope that helps
Big Martino
Posted: 2006-09-28 16:51:02
in know thats why i'm living in sunny oz
Big Martino
Posted: 2006-09-28 17:05:43
can you deliver a dvd to glasgow
john o brien
Posted: 2006-09-29 05:38:58
Posted: 2006-09-29 06:39:51
Not as BIG a "SHITHOLE" as Motherwell though LMAO.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-09-29 09:42:08
that would be glasgow, whos housing authority was considered to be the biggest slum landlord in europe. uh ok

Posted: 2006-09-29 11:23:28
lmoao ?????? eh what is that, Motherwell is still a SHITHOLE.
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-09-29 15:12:43
youve been thier a lot the to form an opinion

Posted: 2006-09-29 17:47:35
Eh spit it out LMFAO.
john o brien
Posted: 2006-09-30 06:25:23
Act yer age girls!!
Posted: 2006-09-30 07:00:12
stevie nisbet
Posted: 2006-09-30 20:29:19
what can i say i am astounded by the maturity and inteligence of your argument, who could possibly reply to your well researched erudite arguments.

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