Category Archives: Undisputed Trainers

Meet Giovani

GIOVANI SANTILLAN Boxing Trainer Born and raised in San Diego, Giovani began boxing at the young age of 8. Giovani has been boxing for 12 years as an amateur and 3 years as a pro all over the US, Mexico and even Cuba. Fighting as a 140 lb. Junior Welterweight, he currently holds the NABF…
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Meet Jake

JAKE KAPPEL Kids MMA Coach Originally from Northern California, Jake started karate and martial arts when he was 14 years old. Jake began to practice Muay Thai as he got older and has been practicing it for over eight years now. Jake joined Undisputed Downtown in 2009 when he moved to San Diego. He began…
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Meet Omar

OMAR HENRY Boxing Trainer Originally from Saint Maarten, Omar moved to San Diego in 2003 after joining the military. Omar's love for boxing began as a child while watching pro boxing matches on TV. At the age of 18, Omar began amateur boxing and has competed all over San Diego for 12 years. After hanging…
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Meet Nick “The Phoenix” Barnes

NICK "THE PHOENIX" BARNES Muay Thai Trainer Nick was born and raised in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He joined Pineda's Kenpo Karate at a young age and earned himself an Orange Belt by the age of 11. Nick moved to San Diego in 2004 and attended Bonita Vista High School. During his high school years he…
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