Chase Lorensen’s training in mixed martial arts is bearing fruit. Lorensen is pictured above training yesterday with Jake Willis.
Chase Lorensen’s training in mixed martial arts is bearing fruit. Lorensen is pictured above training yesterday with Jake Willis. Renee Pilcher

Lorensen mixes it up in Brisbane

RIMMINGTONS mixed martial arts competitor Chase Lorensen has unearthed his first nugget of success at the Queensland Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Titles last weekend.

The competition, held in Brisbane Saturday, was sanctioned by the Australian Federation of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and attracted competitors from club in every state of Australia, together with New Zealand.

Lorensen shelved his nerves for his first competitive outing to take out second place in the Light Heavyweight division.

Rimmingtons trainer Steven Rimmington was pleased with Lorensen’s efforts.

Impressing Rimmington the most was Lorensen’s opening bout win in a mere 90 seconds, “choking out” his opponent with a tremendous display of skill.

The second fight saw Lorensen build on his momentum, dominating from the very start.

The Gympie martial arts competitor’s run, however, came to an end against a highly experienced opponent in the third round.

Losing to a well-executed arm bar manoeuvre, Lorensen was bundled out of the competition, but was far from disgraced.

Anyone wanting to follow Lorensen’s lead in the increasingly popular sport can contact Rimmingtons on 5483 6444 for more details.

Gympie Times


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