We have a strong history of producing some of the best fighters in the UK. Click on the fighters name in the Fighters Menu for more details.

Currently Active Fighters


Jordan Watson

70-72kg (LightMiddle/Middleweight) One of the best known and most successful fighters at his weight in the world at the moment. Jordan has fought the very best in the world including Buakaw, Saiyok, Aekpracha, Kaem Sitsonpeenong, Sittichai ?and Yodsenklai.

ISKA World Champion
70kg Contender UK Champion
Challenger Asia finalist
K-1 Max UK finalist

Jordan’s Wikipedia page-?m88pantiphttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Watson


Liam Harrison

Liam has fought a who’s who of the most famous fighters in the world including Anuwat Kaewsamrit, Sanchai, Sakketdau, Pettasswin, Numpon PK Stereo, and more! He is well known as one of the pound for pund best fighters in the world at the moment.

SIMTA Northern Area Champion
Independent British ratings No 1
WAKO Pro World Kickboxing Champion.
WMPC World Champion
WMC World Champion
Wbc international champion
MuaySiam Foreign Fighter of the year 2009
Leeds Sports Federation Sportsman of the Year 2007

Liam’s Wikipedia page – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_Harrison_(kickboxer)


Andy Howson

55-57 kg (Bantamweight/Featherweight) The Lord of War! One of the most exciting fighters in the country at the moment – never in a dull fight. Andy has fought some of the most feared Bantamweights in the world including fighters from Thailand, Japan, France, Italy, Portugal, Sweden and the UK.

Andy now runs Black Widow Muay Thai in Birmingham but still fights under Bad Company and Black Widow.

SIMTA British and WAKO pro Commonwealth Champion
WPKL Intercontinental Champion
WMC Intercontinental Champion
ISKA European Champion
WMC W.A.D World Champion
Independent British Ratings No 2


Davy Mac

ISKA Commonwealth Champion
ISKA World Champion (K-1 Rules)

Davy combines heart, skill and fitness to be?one of the most successful fighters in the UK at his weight at the moment. No-one trains harder than Davy Mac!

Davy is currently taking time out to concentrate on work and family


Imran Khan

Imran won his titles and had most of his fight experience under the guidance of Mick Mullaney at Wicker Camp and has trained form a young age. He now trains at Bad Company. He is a very strong skilful fighter with many years of experience at a high level and some great training behind him. After some great wins in late 2012 Imran had to take time out due to injury in 2013 but he will be back in action in 2014,


WPKC World Champion
SIMTA European Champion
SIMTA British Champion


Bailey Roberts

16 yrs old 62kg
UKMF Northern area Champion
Leeds Sports Federation Junior Sportsman of the Year 2013

Bailey has come through our junior ranks and?is starting to make a name for himself. He is maturing into a very strong fighter who already more than holds his own against the adults in the gym.


47kg (and growing!)

age 15
Celtic Champion

Kenzie is a very strong junior fighter who is starting to mature into one of?the next generation of Bad Company fighters.



Luke Imeson?
A Class, 66kg

Luke is one of the next generation Bad Company fighters who has just moved up to A class. He fought the highly experienced and dangerous Super Kim from Thailand?in October 2013 and put in a superb performance.



Naomi Ridley
C Class 68KG

A/B class 70kg

Tamas is from Hungary where he had Kickboxing Experience. He now trains Muay Thai at Bad company. He combines explosive punching power and great heart.


John Dennis 64kg A class. AWAITING PHOTO.

John has had to take time out due to injury but will be back with a bank in 2014.




A/B class, 52kg ISKA British Champion

Now ranked No2 in the female UK Muay Thai rankings, Nicola is up and coming and has big plans for 2015

Kate Stables ?no photo
A Class

Kate is starting to come into her own as one of the most stylish and skilful up and coming females in the UK.


Above are our more experienced fighters. We also have many “novices” – fighters with less than 5 fights experience and also children who are all training hard and ready for action!

For the possibility of any of the above fighters appearing at a show, please e-mail mrsmith@badcompany. m88pantip m88pantip489.w88design.com

We have a strong and successful fighting tradition at Bad Company – Set out below are some of our previous fighters who have either retired or moved away from the gym.


We hope that all fighters that have moved on will not forget the start that they got at Bad Company – Good luck to them all.


Lisa Smith

49 – 51 Kg (Flyweight)
5 World Title fights and fights in USA, Germany, Thailand, France, Holland & UK

WKA 48 Kg Thai Boxing Title
SIMTA 50 Kg Thai Boxing Title
WAKO pro European Champion – Thai Boxing 49 kg
ISKA WORLD CHAMPION – Thai Boxing 49 kg
WAKO pro WORLD CHAMPION – Thai Boxing 50 kg
BBC Look North S[portswoman of the Year 2002


Richard Smith

72.5-75 kg (Middleweight/Super Middleweight)
5 World Title Fights, 2 European Title Fights & fights in Holland, France, Russia, Kazakstan, Thailand, Canada, Czech Republic & UK.

Formerly WMC World ranked no. 4 & UK No. 2

ITBF British Champion – Middleweight 72.5kg
ITBF British Champion – Supermiddleweight 76kg
WKA British Champion-Junior Supermiddleweight 74kg
WKA Commonwealth Champion – Middleweight 72.5kg
WAKO pro European Champion – Middleweight 75kg
Leeds Sports Federation and Leeds City Council Sports Coach of the Year 2004/2005
Leeds Sports Federation and Leeds City Council Sports Coach of the Year (Runner Up 2007/2008


Richard Cadden

WAKO pro English Champion
ISKA British Champion
WMPT World Champion
Independent British ratings No. 1

Richard now runs Chokdee Gym in York – www.chokdee. m88pantip m88pantip489.w88design.com


Sarah McCarthy

57-59kg (Feather/Superfeatherweight)

2 x British champion

fought in UK LA and Thailand


Charlotte Webster

Charlotte now uses her experience to help coach in the gym and takes a regular padwork and fitness class. She fought and beat some of the best known females at her weight in the UK.


James France?

Well knowin in thh UK as one of the most talented and technical fighters in the country.

ISKA European Champuion
67kg SIMTA Northern Area Champion
ISKA British Champion
ISKA Fight of the Year 2010


Luke Turner

61.5- 63.5kg (Lightweight)

Iska world champion
Thailand Tha-pae Stadium Champion
UKMF english champion

Luke moved away from Leeds when he finished his degree so moved back to his former gym Jai Muay Thai under Robin Shepherd

Mark Bird Amateur kickboxing Fights: 28 Win: 16 Loss: 9 Draw: 3 Muay Thai Fights: 3 Win: 3

Michelle Sutcliffe 50kg

WKA British Champion

Michelle left Bad Company to form Tigers Gym in Leeds with her husband Gary and became World Boxing Champion.

?Steven Deane ?70kg?

WAKO pro British & Commonwealth Champion Instructor

Steve moved away from Bad Company and set up “Razor Gym” in Morley. With Steve’s skill knowledge and experience we are sure that the gym will go from strength to strength.

Nicola Fearnley 50kg Independant British rankings Number 2 WPKL British Champion

James(The Mule) Whitworth 78 kg (Light Heavyweight) Northern area Champion Unfortunately James was killed in a car crash in December 2006 in Tasmania where he had moved to live with his wife Gaby and 3 children Barnaby, Jake and Helena. We are very sorry to hear of this loss and sad to lose such a good friend.

Stanley Tudor (Stan the Man) 72kg (Middleweight)

Mark Lee 70kg (Welterweight) IAMTF Junior British Champion. SIMTA Northern Area Champion. SIMTA British Champion Independent British ratings No 7

Stephen Rutherford (The Pitbull!) 57-59 kg (Superfeatherweight) 3 x Area Champion, and ISKA British Title. Independent British ratings No 1