Fighting Arts News

London Opens Schedule & UFCs Michael Bisping Seminar




London International Opens Weekend - June 4th & 5th 2011 - The O2 London

The London Soccer Dome, O2 Arena, Greenwich SE10 ODX



From the promoters who bring you The Seni Combat Sports Expo and Disneyland European Festival of

Martial Arts, Fighters Inc are to hold The London International Open Championships at The London Soccer

Dome at the O2 Arena. The Soccer Dome is the former David Beckham Academy and a fantastic open plan

facility for sport and the UKs most prestigious tournament series is the first martial arts event to be held



8 tournaments featuring 2000+ athletes across 24 matted areas

Hosted on state of the art 3G Grass at an exclusive 2012 Olympic venue

Open to all - Great medals plus some big cash prizes for winners in the new Kurash event.

Clubs and competitors are invited to register their teams/individuals to compete in their choosen disciplines.




Saturday 4th June 2011

London Intl Judo Open - Juniors & Youth

Gracie BJJ Invitational OPEN

The MMA League

London Intl "KURASH" Open*


Sunday 5th June 2011

London Intl Judo Open - Seniors & Masters

London Challengers "NOGI" Open

London Intl Karate Open (WKF Rules)

BTC Taekwondo Team Championships

The MMA League


Register to compete.


If you would like to take your place in one of the tournaments listed above these are the contact details!!


Judo -

Karate -

MMA - /


Taekwondo -

Kurash -


Further details about the tournament series or for our 2012 championships which will be held at the

international combat sports expo, Excel London click or email us at


Michael "The Count" Bispings Super Seminar at The London Opens


Saturday 4th June 2011 – 4pm-6pm

The London Soccer Dome, O2 Arena, Greenwich


UFCs headliner and British Ultimate Fighter, Michael Bisping will put on a Super Seminar at the London

Open championships. This is a chance to train with Britain’s biggest MMA name. The session will last for 2

hours followed by a signing & photograph session. For training and/or s! pectator/meet and greet tickets log

onto either or click the ticket page on Fighters Inc director Joe Long

states “We are looking forward to working with Michael once again after organising his after party at the O2

following UFC120 and now having him teach a special seminar as part of the London International Opens



A word about our Sponsors!


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Adidas - Has a strong affliation with martial arts and AVA Sports, one o! f the Uks leading distributors of

Karate, Judo, BJJ and Taekwondo equipment will be at the London Opens with the latest in their range.


It might not be Seni expo year but the London Opens will have a small range of stands and some

interesting opportunities avaliable across the weekend! With 24 state of the art mats being laid from four

different matting companies this is an ideal time for gym or club owners to pick up a bargain and take the

mats away! More details in advance about the range of London Open mats from


One to watch out for:-

Action superstar DOLPH LUNDGRENs new movie is out soon on DVD. Renowned for movies such as The

Expendables and Rocky, "Direct Contact" features him as an imprisoned ex US Special Forces soldier

trying to earn his freedom by taking on a dangerous mission. The explosive, hard-hitting DIRECT CONTACT

will be available to buy on DVD from the 13th June. ! Watch out for our next FAN News dedicated to the

movie, with competiti on to win copies of the film.


Other UK events coming up:

14/15 May - British Judo Open - K2 Crawley

14 May - UCMMA, London

21 May - Degale v Groves,Pro Boxing, O2 London

21 May - BAMMA, Wembley

21 May - MA Action, Norwich

22 May - Chi Sau, Luton


This Fighting Arts News is sponsored by:




- Press Release from Fighters Inc








Subject to change