• Bachelor of Education (Health & Physical Education).
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt.
  • 18 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze medals across state and national grappling competitions.
  • Professional Mixed Martial Arts Competitor.
  • 3 time Australian Mixed Martial Arts Champion.
  • 10+ years of MMA experience (striking, wrestling, grappling & shoot fighting).
  • Level 1 Folkstyle Wrestling Coach with The Wrestling Foundation.
  • First Aid Certificate
Interviews & Media Articles

Tiny Sumo Talk Time Episode 15 – In-depth analysis with Sonny Brown

Sonny Brown: Aussie MMA’s hidden hero by Sam Brown

Sonny Brown: Chasing a Fight to Remember at Brace 20 by Neil Rooke

Competition Footage

Favourite Media


  • Warrior Athlete: Body Mind Spirit by Dan Millman
  • Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
  • So, You’re a Creative Genius, Now What? by Carl King
  • Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
  • It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be by Paul Arden
  • Warrior of the Light by Paulo Coelho
  • The Tao of Wu by The RZA
  • How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by Donald Robertson
  • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
  • The Art of Learning by Joshua Waitzkin


  • Estradasphere – Buck Fever
  • Cannibal Ox – The Cold Vein
  • Secret Chiefs 3 – Book of Horizons
  • Digable Planets – Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
  • Mr Bungle – California
  • CZARFACE – Every Hero Needs a Villain
  • Alvarius B – Blood Operatives of the Barium Sunset
  • Dynatron – Escape Velocity
  • Erkin Koray – Elektronik Türküler 
  • Kool Keith – Lost in Space
  • Ananda Shankar – Ananda Shankar And His Music
  • Peter Thomas Sound Orchester – Raumpatrouille