Classes Teach Self-Defense

EUGENE, Ore. — Mixed martial arts is a sport gaining popularity around the nation and a Eugene gym aims to teach self-defense to all ages, with a combination of gymnastics, kickboxing and more. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Tisa Zito went to Eugene’s Peaceful Fighter gym to learn all about its classes. Click here for more … Continue reading »

Local MMA Fighter Stops Robbery, Receives National Attention

November 7, 2011 By Jeff Skrzypek EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene mixed martial arts fighter is the talk of the world right now, but not for his fight on the mat. Brent Alvarez was attending an MMA competition in Los Angeles this weekend when he stopped an armed robbery. Alvarez and his student were walking … Continue reading »