WHEN Maroubra was ruled by the Bra Boys , a tattooed tribe of waxheads, it was deemed to be Sydney's toughest beach and one that shaped the life and career of UFC fighter Richie ' Vas ' Vaculik. He was taught to be fearless and took on monster waves, big .
Bra Boy buddy doco lacks true punch. Fighting Fear has been pitched in its publicity as a buddy-movie where two top athletes beat their best game and the odds to ultimately triumph due to a combination of true grit and their belief that friendship will.
First made famous in the film Bra Boys , Ours' heavy barrels are feared for their abrupt, shallow finish on barnacle-encrusted rock. ... These days, Aussie chargers Mark Mathews and Richie ' Vas ' Vaculik have taken the break's challenge to another level.
BRA Boy Richie Vaculik lived in a virtual boxing ring for six weeks where he fought against housemates in a fierce competition. It sounds like The Hunger Games meets Big Brother, but it was all part of The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. UK - The Smashes.
“I can keep my comforts and train hard at my local gyms with the guys I always train with.” Richie Vaculik of Australia fights Roldan Sangcha-An of Philippines. The Sydney fight card included a victory for American Luke Rockhold over Britain's Michael.
As the massive east coast low pounded the coastline, 16 of the world's most fearless surfers were being towed onto the 6-metre waves by jet skis in 8 yesterday, before things got too wild even for these guys and the comp was postponed until Tuesday.
Whether it's making the commitment to enter the jaws of a monster wave or to lock horns with an opponent seething with violent intent, Richie Vaculik said he'd done well to listen to a trusted and proven friend he once ignored.
Vaciluk, 31, injured his elbow during his unanimous points win over Filipino Roldan Sangcha-an on June 28 and will be out of the octagon for at least several months. Richie Vaculik gets hold of Roldan 'the executioner' Sangcha-An during UFC Fight Night.
Fighting Fear is the true story of international big wave surfer Mark Mathews and his mate mixed martial artist Richie Vaculik , two typical Australian guys whose lives could have ended up on a different track - and did for a while. The two young men.
Currently reading: Bra Boy: Surfer, Fighter, Larrikin by Richie "Vas" Vaculik and Sean Doherty. "Reading is my form of escapism. No matter what I'm going through in life, if I've got a good book I'm pretty well content. "It's my little way of getting away.
Australian MMA fighter and iconic big wave surfer Richie Vaculik ... seaside tribe. Vaculik, 33, grew up in Maroubra, one of Sydney's toughest beaches home to hundreds of tattooed surfing mates who called themselves the Bra Boys. As a ten-year-old.
Fellow Bra Boy Koby Abberton, big wave surfer and mixed martial artist Richie “ Vas ” Vaculik and former Rabbitohs captain John Sutton are among the local identities on board. The Maroubra surfing tribe came to notoriety in the 1990s as a result of.