Congratulations to Chris Wade for his IMPRESSIVE 1st round submission victory. This victory secures his spot in the 2018 lightweight playoffs.
Wade came out with a tremendous flying kick and wrapped around his opponents neck like an anaconda. Many of you who have trained with Wade know exactly what it feels like to have him around your neck and its not fun!
Long Island MMA’s Chris Wade will move on to the first ever lightweight play offs in PFL history. Wade is still in the running to possibly win one million dollars.
Congratulations Chris, we look forward toward your next bout!
Congratulations to Long Island MMA’s Frank Sforza AKA Frank “The White Belt” for getting promoted to the rank of Brown belt from Gregg DePasquale. Frank is one of the longest LIMMA members and one of the toughest competitors at LIMMA. Frank won the Pan Ams when he was a purple belt, and is featured on Long Island MMA’s “Wall of Champions” more then anyone else! Congratulations Frank everyone who has ever trained with you knows its well earned!
Another HUGE congratulations goes out to John Gillespie. John just got promoted to the rank of Purple belt from Gregg DePasqaule during our Monday night Brazilian jiu-jitsu class! John has improved leaps and bounds over the last few months, John has a very unique BJJ style and plays to his body type really well, but at the same time John is hungry to learn and perfect all techniques. Well earned John!
LIMMA’s Dennis Bermudez co-headlines: UFC FIGHT NIGHT DOS SANTOS VS IVANOV
Long Island MMA’s Dennis Bermudez is fighting this Saturday July 14th at 10pm. The fight will be the co-main event of Dos Santos Vs Ivanov. Dennis Bermudez is coming off of two split decision losses that many people thought should have went the other way. Dennis is looking to get back in the win column on Saturday with an impressive performance. Dennis has been training hard and hes excited to show everyone that his hard work is going to pay off.
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Long Island MMA – Farmingdale is changing our 11:30am boxing class to 12:30 kickboxing class due to popular demand we always strive to bring our members what they want, we hope this schedule change will help to accommodate our members and more people will be able to make striking classes on Saturday.
Long Island MMA’s Chris Wade fights for 1 million dollars.
Lightweight fighter Chris Wade has recently signed a contract with the PFL (Professional Fighter’s League) which was formerly known as the WSOF (World Series of Fighting). Chris Wade signed with the organization after choosing to leave the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His first bout with the new promotion will be against Natan Schulte who currently has a record of 11-3 and is coming off of a loss to Islam Mamedov. Wade sports an overall MMA record of 12-3. The bout is scheduled to take place on June 21, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. and upon completion of the the PFL’s 2018 Season, the best fighters from each division will have their chance to compete for the prize of 1 million dollars. A group in which Chris Wade will certainly be present.
Long Island MMA has a great night last Fridat at Triton Fights. Long Island MMA made its return to the cage inside the Space in Westbury for Triton Fights.
Long Island MMA’s Bobby Casale was the first fight of the night and he did not disappoint. Bobby was able to disarm a dangerous opponent and take his opponent down and win each round using superior grappling and striking. This is Bobby’s third fight inside the Triton Fights cage at only 19 years old, the future is bright for Bobby!
Justin Klien also picked up a great win verse Richard Pabone who has a bunch of fight experience and has a few member of Long Island MMA before. Justin was able to control the fight and win via unanimous decision.
Long Island MMA’s Ashiek Ajim fought for Triton Fights vacant 135 pound championship. Ashiek fought maybe his most game opponent Ronnie Rodriguez, who was a strong wrestler and a well rounded MMA fighter. Ashiek was able to turn his aggressive opponent against the cage and utilize his ever-improving striking to score a first round knockout.
Congratulations to ALL fighters who competed at Triton Fights, it was a great night of fights everyone fought well!
What is better then shark week you ask? Kimura Month!
This month we will be going over Kimuras in all Long Island MMA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu classes.
This is a video of head coach Gregg DePasquale doing the Inverted Kimura technique. We got a lot of requests to do this video so we decided to put it out as always if you have any techniques you would wish to see please don’t hesitate to ask.
[VIDEO] This Weeks Jiu-Jitsu Technique | Long Island MMA
This week we have been working on a lot of X Guard and Single Leg X guard, in this video coach Brian goes over one of the techniques we have been doing in class this week. This is an excellent way to remember how to do the techniques we are covering in the class!