Aleksander Smith from Middleton has brough back a Silver medal from the WKC World Kickboxing Championships in Orlando, Florida, where he was representing his country. Having beaten American and Scottish fighters, Aleks narrowly missed out on Gold in the final on 27 October 2023. His mum Dorota Smith said: “Aleksander
13 year old Theo Kenward from Middleton helped England secure the Silver medal at the recent Junior Four Nations MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) competition in Cardiff. Theo, who attends Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy, was selected to represent his country and won his final fight by arm bar submission to secure
Tom ‘The Viking’ Crosby took his daughters to this year’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) World Championships and once again they came away with Gold medals. Blossom Crosby won Gold medals in the Gi and Nogi categories, while Autumn Crosby won Gold in the Gi (she had no match ups for
Talented Tom Crosby is a professional Mixed Martial Artist based in Middleton, who is fast becoming a well known figure of the local community for representing the sport nationally. Not only is this man winning gold away from home, but by day he is a childminder at Crosby’s Little Angels.
Local man Tom ‘The Viking’ Crosby was in action at this month’s WFMC (World Fightsport and Martial Arts Council) World Championships in Manchester, and picked up two more world titles to add to his collection. As previously reported in South Leeds Life (here and here), 28-year-old Tom was born and
As previously reported here in South Leeds Life, last month saw Tom ‘The Viking’ Crosby from Middleton travel out to Las Vegas in the USA to compete in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA, commonly known as cage fighting) amateur world championships. Tom, 28, had previously travelled to international tournaments in