Cage Fighting Events
Gladiator Promotions UK is the Promotion behind, Night Of The Gladiators Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championships
Based in Stoke On Trent, GPUK is run by my self Ross Pointon and my strong professional team.
It was set up as a professional platform with a safe environment for young up and coming Amateur and Professional mixed martial arts fighters to showcase there skills in the 25ft octagon Cage under the bright lights and hopefully to become a future GPUK Night Of The GladiatorsMMAFC Champion of the future.
Supporting GPUK & Night Of The Gladiators mixed martial arts fighting championships you are supporting the future generation of mixed martial arts and its athletes in the UK.
About Ross Pointon
Ross “The Gladiator” Pointon is a two time British San Shou Champion, who also represented the UK British Council Chinese Martial Arts, 4th at the Portugal European San Shou Championships.
UK Mixed Martial Arts World Heavyweight World Champion.
(organization) UKMMAC UK Mixed Martial Arts Championships London.
English Brazilian Jujitsu Champion and a European Gracie Brazilian Jujitsu Champion. Coached by 4 times Brazilian JuJitsu World Champion Braulio Estima.
Ross is a 4 times UFC veteran who starred in the hit reality TV show “The Ultimate Fighter Season 3” (TUF). Ross reached the semi finals in this competition, narrowly losing out to the eventual winner of the show Michael Bisping.
Ross has trained MMA with some of the true legends of the sport, and was lucky enough to get coached and train along side former 5 times (UFC) and Hall fame and Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell whilst Ross prepared for (UFC) Rich Clementi and Chuck got ready for his second fight with Tito Oritz.
Ross was also Fortunate enough to train and get coached by (UFC) Light heavy weight champion Tito Ortiz, (UFC) hall of fame Ken Shamrock, (Pride) Grand Prix Champion former (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Mark “The Hammer” Coleman. (UFC) former Champion Bas Rutten, (UFC) Referee “Big” John Macarthy, (ThePits) John Hackleman (AKA) Javier Mendez, former sparring partner (Dream) World Champion (AKA) Marius Zaromskis.
And many more great martial artist around the world.
With over 25 years of martial arts experience.
Local Charity Work
GPUK supports and helps raise money for the Unity Foundation.
“The Unity Foundation provides support for Children and young people across Staffordshire through creatiev arts and music. We have worked with hundreds to date and helped them build confidence, access services that support them and find further training and employment. The Unity Foundation also undertakes a serious commitment to fundraising throughout the year with a remit to support young people with disabilities or terminal illness. In the last 2 years Ross Pointon and his Mixed Martial Arts promotion has helped us raise over £5000 towards our good causes most notably a little girl whose dream came true when we sent her and her family to Disney Land last year. Ross’ Commitment to supporting our fundraising is unquestionable and we woudl like to thank him for his ongoing help and support in making disadvantaged childrens lives better.” – Matt Wilcox, Chief Executive – The Unity Group