Rob Acton Testimonial

I look back at the days spent at Posener’s Pankration (over 10yrs) as one of the best time periods of my life. Simon was my instructor, a mentor, spiritual leader, and a great friend. His teaching and guidance helped shaped into the man, husband, and father I am today. The principals and philosophies I learned under his tutelage are invaluable … Read More

R.J. Stepanek Testimonial and Response to assault against a weapon

RJ Stepanek testimonial for MMA Vancouver

RJ Stepanek Testimonial and Response to assault against a weapon I’m a middle aged man who decided to start training in Muay Thai about 3 years ago. I wanted to find a school that focused on the mental and spiritual side as well as the physical skills. Posener’s Pankration offered a free trial so I jumped at the chance. I was … Read More

Posener’s MMA Vancouver Belt Testing Certification Results

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Posener’s MMA Belt Testing Certification Results On Saturday September 18 ’21 I had the distinct honor to conduct a belt testing at our new location to commemorate some great achievements of skill, energy and time. George Kassimatis: 3rd degree black belt. 22 years experience in our style. Former NAC and Valley Fight Pro MMA Champion, Muay Thai Competitor, Former Tournament Champion … Read More

Back Training- One Month Update: Posener’s MMA Vancouver

One month Back MMA Vancouver

Back Training- One Month Update: Posener’s MMA Vancouver   So, here we are BACK on the MATS. We re-opened in Phase 3 of this Pandemic after the July 1 ’21 Canada Day Long weekend. It has been awesome getting back on the mats reconnecting with students, friends and dojo family. We have had excellent attendance, enthusiasm and now skill development … Read More

Gio 1st pro fight- KO rnd 1, 2nd pro fight 1st rnd RNC- MMA Vancouver

Gio 1st pro fight- KO rnd 1, 2nd pro fight 1st rnd RNC- MMA Vancouver On March 19 ’21 Gio Platon made his Pro MMA Debut. He won by KO at the 27 second mark of the 1st round. Gio turned pro after defending the amateur MMA title. All MMA Competitors deserve respect, as Mixed Martial Arts is a challenging … Read More

30th Dojo Anniversary @ Announcment: Posener's MMA Vancouver

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30th Dojo Anniversary @ Announcment: Posener’s MMA Vancouver      Since commencing my mixed martial arts practice 40 years ago and now having operated a mixed martial arts dojo for over 30 years, it is time for a move and a change. I have been blessed with great instructors and a passion for mixed martial arts and the life changing … Read More

Kid's/Youth Test Results: Posener's Pankration/ MMA Vancouver

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Kid’s/Youth Test Results: Posener’s Pankration/ MMA Vancouver   Here are the results from the Kid’s/Youth Pankration/ MMA Vancouver belt test results on December 14 ’19. Congratulations on the progress, and both internal and external victory.     Antonio Costantino-  Black stripe, Ernesto Lepore – Red belt, Tabitha Tam – Blue belt, Ronin Sharma – Green belt, Arjun Sharma – Green … Read More

Oguzhan Yalcin wins BFL MMA Title: Posener's MMA Vancouver

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Oguzhan Yalcin wins BFL MMA Title: Posener’s MMA Vancouver   On Saturday night November 16 ’19 Oguzhan Yalcin wins the BFL Featherweight MMA Title by unanimous decision from Posener’s MMA Vancouver. The fight went the distance and Oguzhan largely exerted his game plan in the fight. He fought a very tough and good opponent from Tristar Gym, who was well … Read More

Gio Defends- 1st rnd KO, Oguzhan wins UD- Posener's MMA Vancouver

MMA Vancouver

Gio Defends- 1st rnd KO, Oguzhan wins UD- Posener’s MMA Vancouver (Pro Debut is scheduled for February 8 ’20 at the Vancouver Convention Center ) At the BFL 63 MMA event on Saturday September 21  ’19, Gio Platon wins by KO in the first round at the 23 second mark for his required amateur mma title defense prior to turning … Read More