Greg Maluma

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Greg Maluma
Born1998/05/05
Lusaka
🏡 ResidenceLusaka
🏳️ NationalityZambian
Kyokushin Nerd
🏫 EducationNatural Resources Development college
💼 Occupation
Martial arts instructor
🏢 OrganisationKyokushin karate Zambia
Height185 cm
💪 Weight90Kgs 90Kgs
🏅 AwardsMost disciplined karateka 2014
🌐 Websitehttps://www.gregmaluma.com/

Greg Maluma, (born May 5, 1998) is a Zambian Kyokushin karateka, Kickboxer[1] and a mixed martial artist[2]. He did his secondary school at Chongwe Boys school, Chongwe town, Lusaka Province.| He is one of only a handful few Zambian karateka's[1].[2] Greg is the second youngster from the Family of five, he picked combative techniques as a vocation part from a youthful age as he was motivated by the film "King of the kickboxers". He mentioned actor sensation and Martial artist Michael jai white as his idol.[3]

Gregson Maluma
Born Gregson Maluma

May 5, 1998 (age 23)

Residence Lusaka, Zambia
Occupation Martial arts instructor
Years active 2010 - present
Known for Founder of Avondale karate club
Religion Christian
Parents [2]

Martial Arts Career

Gregson Maluma started his martial arts career in Kyokushin Kenbukaikan at the age of 14 and earned his black belt at the age of 18, becoming one of the youngest black belts in Zambia. Maluma now holds a 3rd dan black belt at the age of 23 and he is the youngest 3rd degree black belt in Zambia. His senior student holds a 1st dan black belt.[4]. He made his professional K-1 fighting debut on September 27, 2019 at the Desert[5] storm 3 and won a gold medal.[6]

Kyokushin career

After winning a number of National tournaments Gregson maluma was selected to represent Zambia at the 1st So-Kyokushin world championship in Zimbabwe.

Inspiration

Greg maluma grew up on Fighter in the wind, The king of kickboxers and Michael jai white, his martial arts training inspiration comes from the movies fighter in the wind and The king of kickboxers. He looks up to Michael jai white as his role model and he was encouraged to go further in martial arts by his Mom and friends to stay away from elicit activities.



Titles and accomplishments

  • Kickboxing
    • battle of Atlanta desert storm 3 champion[7]
  • Kyokushin
    • 2014 Bronze Japanese ambassadors karate tournament[8]
    • 2015 Gold Zambian kyokushin open(international school)
    • 2016 Gold Japanese ambassadors karate tournament
    • 2016 Gold Kyokushin Open Lusaka
    • 2017 appearance 1st So-Kyokushin world tournament
    • 2018 Silver Japanese ambassadors karate tournament
    • 2019 Gold 2nd All Africa kyokushin karate Namibia
    • 2019 Gold Zambian Open
    • 2019 Gold Japanese ambassadors karate tournament
    • 2020 Silver 3rd All Africa Kyokushin Namibia (kickboxing)
    • 2020 Gold Kyokushin international friendly
  • In 2020 Greg maluma graded to 3rd Dan black belt.

Kickboxing record

Kickboxing record
4 Wins (2 (T)KO's, 2 Decisions), 1 Losses, 0 Draws
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time Record
2019-05-30 Win Namibia Kyokushin and kickboxing all africa windhoek, Namibia TKO 3 3:00 4-0-0
2019-09-29 Win Namibia Desert storm 3 Walvisbay, Namibia Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 4-0-0
2020-03-13 Loss Namibia Lesley hoeb Kyokushin and kickboxing all africa windhoek, Namibia Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 4-0-0
2021-09-11 Win Zambia James Malambo Road to moscow fight night Lusaka, Zambia K.O (Head Kick) 1 0:40 4-1-0
2018-10-20 Win Zimbabwe Japanese ambassadors tournament Lusaka, Zambia Decision 3 3:00 1-0-0
Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes


Record

    • Youngest 3rd Dan black belt in Zambia (age 22)
    • Youngest Open weight Champion 2015 (age 16)



References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Marketing, Intouch Interactive. "Desert Storm champions remain undefeated - Sports - Erongo". www.erongo.com.na. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "MMA Fighters From Zambia". Tapology. Retrieved 2020-11-27.
  3. Marketing, Intouch Interactive. "Desert Storm champions remain undefeated - Sport - Republikein". www.republikein.com.na. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  4. www.gregmaluma.com/biography
  5. Marketing, Intouch Interactive. "Desert Storm champions remain undefeated - Sports - Namibian Sun". www.namibiansun.com. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  6. "Gregson Maluma ("The Salamander") | Fighter Page". Tapology. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  7. "SPORT_WRAP_20190930 Pages 1 - 8 - Flip PDF Download | FlipHTML5". fliphtml5.com. Retrieved 2021-06-02.
  8. "MMA Fighters From Zambia". Tapology. Retrieved 2021-06-02.


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