Jordan Lucas is the new Brace Bantamweight Champion of Australia

On Saturday 22nd November Jordan Lucas made history for Team Nemesis by becoming its first (hopefully of many) Australian champions. Jordan fought a perfect fight against an experienced opponent winning by submission in the first round. This win was the result of four years of hard work & established Jordan as Australia’s top bantam weight fighter.

Jordan began training at Team Nemesis four years ago at the age of 16 with no prior martial arts experience. Right from the beginning we recognised that he had a great work ethic, never made excuses, never tried to take short cuts & had a real desire to be the best at what he does. Jordan trained consistently from day one & always followed the advice & instructions of his coaches. Phillip Lai & myself have always been confident in our system of training fighters & Jordan followed our system perfectly from the start. He has been learning & developing his skills in the individual martial arts that we teach at the gym (BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing & Wrestling) & combining them in our fight specific MMA sessions. Jordan also followed our tried & tested fight specific conditioning routine to ensure that he was always in great shape & injury free for every fight.

Another key aspect of our training system is to ensure that fighters progress at a steady rate & don’t rush into risky fights before they are ready. Jordan patiently worked his way up from Interclub sparring competitions to local level fights & before long he was fighting against the best fighters in Australia. Throughout all his fights he was improving his skills & evolving & improving as a fighter & martial artist.

All the hard work & effort paid off when Jordan won the Brace Bantamweight title. The win & his performance in the fight showed what can be accomplished with hard work, dedication & a proper tried & tested system of training & preparation. This is just the beginning for Jordan who has a big future in the world of international MMA.

By Denis Kelly
Team Nemesis MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt


Team Nemesis Martial Arts expands again

In July 2014 we decided to expand to the factory next door. This meant doubling the floor space, and doubling the classes. The new room would be a fully dedicated striking room for Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Boxing in Fairfield. It was going to be a big job, but with a lot of hard work and extra hands we go there.


Goodbye Northcote, Hello Fairfield.

We out grew our Northcote facility within a few years and it was time to move to a bigger space. In early June 2013 we began moving into the new Fairfield facility. It took a lot of hours and some serious man power but we finally got there. We had a brand new facility for our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), MMA, and Muay Thai Kickboxing classes.


Team Nemesis blog rises from the ashes

Its been about 4 years since our last entry but we’ve decided to revive the Team Nemesis blog. We’ve spent the last 4 years using our Facebook page a lot more at A lot has happened over the past 4 years and we’ve expanded a number of times. It may take a few posts to catch up, but here’s to starting! Stay tuned and watch this space.


2010 – What a great year

2010 marked a HUGE year for Team Nemesis with the opening of our very own fulltime MMA facility in Northcote.  We now have our very own facility with everything under the one roof. striking, grappling, & conditioning combined with some of Victorias most experienced and qualified coaches. 2010 saw the debut of a number of our up and comers have there first MMA bouts and some of our more experienced fighters take on some world class opponents. From competing on shows like the KO series out in Shepparton to world class events like Legends FC Hong Kong and Martial Combat Singapore, our Team Nemesis athletes have come a long way.

A huge thanks goes out to all those who have supported the team over the year, and who have put in time and effort in getting the team to where it is today. Your support means everything.

In 2011 we are looking at expanding our fight team and further developing our existing athletes. With a number of large shows already on the radar you should expect big things from Team Nemesis in 2011!


Brayden Summers to fight on Brace For War – Canberra 15th Jan 2011

Brayden Summers will be fighting on Brace for War promotions in Canberra on 15th Jan 2011. After having his last opponent pull out on AFC he is hungrier than ever to get back in the ring. He has spent the last few months living and training at Tiger Muay Thai Phuket. He faces a tough opponent Gokhan Turkyilmaz from Southern Fitness & Martial Arts in NSW. As with every fight Brayden comes well prepared to leave it all in the cage. BOOM!

Check out the promo video below: