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Boa Luta Academy students Blade Weber and Jose R. Gonzalez Jr. competed in a pair of mixed martial arts events prior to the Christmas holiday and collected a number of victories and medals for their efforts.
Weber nabs two gold, one silver in combat sports.
The two competed in a Muay Thai and Boxing Smoker event on December 12 in Bowie, Texas and Weber then traveled to San Antonio to take part in the Grappling Industries San Antonio Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi & NoGi Round Robin Tournament on Saturday, December 19 at the George Gervin Center Gym.
Weber threw sharp punches and a series of combinations in his Muay Thai match and came out with the win.
Gonzalez jabbed and slipped punches as he edged out his opponent during his first boxing match.
In action in San Antonio, Weber competed in nine matches and finished the day with a record of 7-2. He collected a pair of gold medals and a silver medal.
The Boa Luta Academy is currently looking for people that want to train and fight professionally in local and national promotions such as LFA, XTREME Knockout, UFC, One Championship and Bellator.
Anyone interested in learning self-defense through martial arts can call or text (210) 201-2371 or visit www.boalutaacademy.com or stop by the gym at 104 NE Guerrero St. in Cotulla for more information.