Edmond Teen Cole Harvey Secures Third World Muay Thai Championship Victory


Edmond Teen Cole Harvey Secures Third World Muay Thai Championship Victory

EDMOND, OK – June 23, 2024 – Pride Mixed Martial Arts proudly announces that Cole Harvey, a dedicated student and rising star from Edmond, Oklahoma, has secured his third belt in the prestigious 2024 TBA-SA Classic & Muay Thai Expo World Championships held in Des Moines, Iowa.

Edmond Teen Cole Harvey Secures Third World Muay Thai Championship Victory

Cole Harvey, 16, clinched the Jr Featherweight Championship in the 15-16 age category on June 23rd, 2024, marking his third world title in Muay Thai. This victory is a testament to his unwavering dedication, relentless training, and unparalleled skill.

Coach Jason Epps, head instructor at Pride Mixed Martial Arts, expressed his pride in Cole’s remarkable achievement: “Cole is the rare enigma where talent meets a relentless work ethic. In and out of the ring, Cole is a fantastic role model for the youth in our program at Pride MMA.”

Edmond Teen Cole Harvey Secures Third World Muay Thai Championship Victory

Cole’s journey began at Pride MMA at the age of six, and over the past ten years, he has evolved into not only a top-tier competitor but also an assistant coach. Cole’s commitment to the sport and his mentorship of younger students highlight his dedication and passion.

Cole Harvey reflects on his achievement: “I would not be here without my God, my family, my coaches, and my team! I am extremely blessed and always thankful for Pride Mixed Martial Arts for pushing me to be the best version of myself.”

Special Training and Preparation

Cole’s preparation for the championship included a 10-week training camp, with twice-daily sessions five days a week. The rigorous training camp was led by Coach Jason Epps and Coach Jessi Cargill, with Coach Jack Manis also playing a crucial role in preparing Cole for the tournament.

Community Impact

Cole’s achievement is a source of immense pride for the Edmond community. As a role model, mentor, and assistant coach at Pride Mixed Martial Arts, Cole has a significant impact on the youth in the program. Growing up at Pride MMA and excelling in both Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Cole demonstrates what is possible with a clear goal, a solid game plan, and the determination to execute that plan. His passion for coaching and his big heart inspire others to pursue their own martial arts journeys.

About Pride Mixed Martial Arts

Founded in 1996 by Coach Jason Epps in Oklahoma City, Pride Mixed Martial Arts is dedicated to empowering individuals of all ages through disciplined martial arts practice. With a mission to foster a family-oriented environment rooted in respect, integrity, and loyalty, Pride MMA aims to instill life skills, promote physical fitness, and build self-confidence in its students. Through diverse programs and a community-focused approach, Pride MMA inspires personal growth, cultivates lasting friendships, and contributes positively to the community.

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Pride Mixed Martial Arts invites the community to celebrate Cole Harvey’s remarkable achievement and encourages aspiring martial artists to join their world-class training programs.


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