Mamba MMA athletes strike for five victories

Athletes from Abbotsford's Mamba Martial Arts Academy combined to go a perfect 5-0 at the WarPath Fighting Championships 10.

  • Jun. 26, 2013 12:00 p.m.

Athletes from Abbotsford’s Mamba Martial Arts Academy combined to go a perfect 5-0 at a WarPath Fighting Championships 10 event at the Squiala Community Centre in Chilliwack on Friday.

Highlighting the local club’s efforts was a victory by Manvir Birk over Morgan Littlechild in a WarPath bantamweight title bout. Birk won in the fourth round by armbar.

The other four bouts involving Mamba athletes didn’t last beyond the second round. Jared McCunn, Jujhar Atwal and Andy Padda won via technical knockout, while Liam Stevenson picked up a win over Kolten Higginbottom by reverse guillotine.