Our guest this week is one of Ireland’s hottest prospects in the world of combat sports. Cian Cowley is 23-years-old and already considered a vetran of Thai Boxing. With over 50 professional fights and 4 titles, Cian has recently announced his desire to compete in MMA and has joined forces with Ireland’s most prominent team, SBG.
We spoke to Cian about his recent meeting with Coach John Kavanagh and his plans for progression with Mixed Martial Arts. We also discussed how he began in Thai Boxing, growing up in the borough, leaving school and quitting college to fly to Thailand at the age of 16 to pursue his dream of fighting.
Cian tells us all about his famous Warriors Gym in Dun Laoghaire, the art of training and the weight cut, his love of coaching the next generation of fighters and his own promotion “The Takeover”, being BFFs with Tyrone Spong and of course, his two dogs Cosmo & Nova.