Brett Welling gained his passion for the “Sweet Science” in 2002 with Sioux City’s Big 12 Boxing program led by Coach Daniel Ford where he focused on his training for 2 years before going on to become a 2004 Iowa Golden Gloves Champion.
Brett attended College at Iowa State University where he was part of the regionally and nationally ranked 12-man team under Coach Terry Dowd.
While with the ISU program Welling was recognized by the National Collegiate Boxing Association as an All-American in 2006 and finished his collegiate boxing career in 2008
Welling went on to help train local Siouxland Stars in striking during their Mixed Martial Arts careers.
In 2014 Mr. Welling joined the Coaching Staff at Renegade Combat Sports in Sioux City, IA as the Head Boxing Coach. During this time Welling established the talented and successful Red’s Boxing Club program.
Brett took over as Head Coach and Owner of the gym now known today as One Combat Academy in 2016.
Under Welling and his appointed coaching staff, his athletes have earned impressive accolades such as:
- 1 Professional MMA World Title
- 4 Amateur MMA World Titles
- 1 Regional Golden Gloves Title
- 1 Regional Kickboxing Title
- 3 KOTC World Amateur Championships