Fight Con and other kick-ass things to do this weekend

warrior's guide to the weekend

Living for the weekend? Then let events like Fight Con, Andre Galvao’s seminar, and more help you make the most of it.

Last weekend was stacked with events like URCC #Bigwasan, John Dodson’s open workout, and the arrival of “The Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant. Nevertheless, this weekend won’t be outdone as it offers fans and practitioners plenty of kick-ass activities. Check these out!

Fight Con- July 2

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This whole-day event at the Amoranto Theater, QC, has a little bit of everything. You’ve got BJJ super fights, conditioning challenges, striking and MMA matches, tattoo sessions, live rock band performances, and even talks from Pinoy MMA pioneers like Alvin Aguilar, Mark Sangiao, and Erwin Tagle.

Check out their events page here to learn more.

Andre Galvao Manila Seminar- July 2

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You really won’t know what makes an ADCC Superfight champion until you see one in action with your own two eyes. Listening to Galvao’s instructions, seeing him move, training with him, and just being in the presence of greatness are all part of the experience.

More details here.

Basics of Functional Training- July 2

Want to get a crash course in Functional Training? Then drop by the SM Jazz Mall in Makati on Saturday afternoon. You won’t just get a good workout, but you’ll also learn some valuable lessons on training methods that are not just for your “mirror muscles.”

Women’s open mats with Annie Ramirez- July 3

For all the ladies out there looking to train with their fellow female grapplers, drop by the Academia John Baylon in Pasay. BJJ purple belter and former SEA Games Judoka Annie Ramirez will be opening the mat for all female practitioners.

Open mat is from 12:30PM to 2:30PM.

Train in MMA- July 2, 3, and onwards

You don’t need an event to have something to do. If you prefer not to socialize, then you can still get your martial arts fix by training at a dojo near you. Looking for a gym? Then check out these 10 Must-try MMA Gyms in the Philippines.

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Gab Pangalangan

Gab Pangalangan is a former collegiate national Judo champ and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of You can find his other works in the Philippines' leading magazines and websites.
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