27.10.2018 Battle Grapple III. Guildford, UK

Stefan Petrov made his first professional grappling debut at Battle Grapple III. Stefan was dominating the game with flying armbars, aggressive guard passes and submission chain attacks. However his opponent Harry Cloudfoot managed to defend Stefan’s submission attacks and the match being under Submission Only rules end up in a draw. Stefan Petrov (10th Planet […]

Bully Team Bulgaria affiliated with MatSide

Great news! We are growing! Bully Team Bulgaria affiliated under MatSide BJJ Main coach of Bully Team in Kyustendil is Vladimir Pavlov: – Multiple National Greco-Roman Wrestling champion – Tournament Champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Real Pain 03.10.2009 Sofia – Champion 88 kg NoGi, Awarded for best submission on the tournament 28.02.2010 Tournament Nibiru Rising Stars – […]

14.10.2018 Takedown Defense Workshop

On 14.10.2018 coach Sev was invited by the XFC Super Lightweight Champion Michael Tepou for a private Combat Sambo Takedown Defense Workshop. We worked many options for beating the most common takedown attacks in MMA. The attendance was at great level of knowledge and having competition experience at champion level added quality of the training. I hope all […]

12.10.2018 Bernardo Serrini BJJ & NoGi Grappling Seminar. Sofia, Bulgaria.

At 12.10.2018 was held Bernardo Serrini BJJ & NoGi Grappling Seminar in Sofia, organised by MatSide Bulgaria. Professor Bernardo Serrini is MatSide head coach and founder, World Black Belt BJJ vice-champion, multiple BJJ and NoGi National and International champion. We are proud to announce that Bully Team Bulgaria head coach – Vladimir Pavlov was promoted to […]

How Conor McGregor lost the mental game being master of it

Many mental game principles played against Conor: 1. He had MORE TO LOOSE because he had to prove his talk, and he had his wife and son watching – you can talk but you can not ignore the pressure of losing in front of the eyes of the people who really love you. No man […]

06.10.2018 ADCC European Championship. Bucharest, Romania.

On 06.10.2018 was held ADCC European Championship in Bucharest, Romania. Stefan Petrov competed on this one, pulling a kimura victory in his first fight. Stefan Petrov (Bulgaria) VS … (kimura) Stefan Petrov (Bulgaria) VS … (kimura) For more pictures and comments, please visit our Facebook page.

29.09.2018 ISFA Bulgarian National MMA Open Championship. Vratza, Bulgaria

Congrats to Bully Team Bulgaria for excellent performance at the National MMA Championship held in Vratza, Bulgaria this weekend. With 6 fighters our teammates earned 5 medals (2 golds, 2 silver, 1 bronze) as follows: Miroslav Hadzhijski medalist -70kg Martin Donchev vicechampion -61kg Vladimir Sharkov vicechampion -70kg  Antonio Gaberov champion -61kg Yoan Kochev champion -66kg […]

Comprehensive strength training design for fighters

“Technique is queen, strength is king, you need both to have kingdom.” Ross Enamait When you enter the world of Combat Sports you quickly realize that the popular myth that “technique always beats strength” is nothing more than an old kung-fu movies slogan embraced from martial arts community for the simple reason that illusions sell […]