WA’s First World Champion!

WA has its first ever Brazilian Jiujitsu World Champion!


Marko Ponos is a UWA student studying his Masters in Bio Mechanics and has a passion for Jiujitsu which has now took him around the world in competition.

Marko started at the M1FC gym and has gone on to dominate the local and international BJJ scene.

At the start of the year Marko won the Australian trials for the Abu Dhabi World professional cup and then won the MA1 Melbourne championships, plus the Pan Pacs.

Marko ended on a the year on a high travelling to California and winning the World IBJJF 2016 Championships, which is the first West Australian to accomplish this title!