Tullamore MMA coach and figher Kieran Davern recently became the first man in the midlands to earn a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
The head coach at SBG in Tullamore, Kieran received his black belt from highly regarded coach John Kavanagh.
Kieran has been working towards the black belt for the best part of a decade and he tweeted that he was honoured to have received it from his long time coach Kavanagh.
“I’m very grateful for everything he has done for me and very proud to be a black belt under him. Thanks to everyone that’s helped me get here. I'm looking forward to competing at black belt. It’s only the beginning,” said Davern.
SBG is located in Kilcruttin Business Park, Tullamore.