Combat Press 2018 MMA Awards

10th Planet San Diego Jiu Jitsu

“Arguably, the most integral part of any sports team is the head coach. A good coach not only provides guidance and support, but they know how to motivate where others cannot. The best coaches will also bring a level of knowledge to the game with which others can’t quite compete. 2018 brought a handful of really talented MMA coaches to the surface…

Manolo Hernandez, head coach of the San Diego Combat Academy and Team Hurricane Awesome, saw his female fighters earn a ton of success. UFC bantamweight Liz Carmouche got back into the win column by ending Jennifer Maia’s six-fight winning streak in July. Invicta FC strawweight Pearl Gonzalez quickly climbed the promotion’s ranks with a three-fight winning streak…Ilima-Lei Macfarlane continued her undefeated reign of dominance by twice defending her Bellator flyweight title in 2018…”

Combat Press 2018 MMA Awards: Coach of the Year – Mike Brown