New Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belts At Long Island MMA

New Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belts At Long Island MMA!

Congratulations to William and Blanco who both have got their blue belts from Gregg Depasqaule at Long Island MMA last week.

Also congratulations to Sandro who got his blue belt from Gregg as well a few weeks before. We were unable to get pictures of Sandro and Blanco but we have this sweet picture of Jimmy to make up for it. All three guys showed so much dedication and growth in the last few years we are impressed with all three of them!

Keep it up guys.
(pictured Jimmy: Not pictured Blano and Sandro)

Long Island MMA’s Kids Win BJJ Tornament and Chris Wade Wins at UFC Long Island!

Long Island MMA’s Chris Wade picked up a great win at UFC Long Island. Not only did Chris Wade put on an impressive performance at UFC LI but on the same day the Long Island MMA Children’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team won the team division at their BJJ tournament!

Congratulations to team Long Island MMA winning the team division at the Goodfight 2017!

Congrualtiuons to Chris Wade for defeating Frankie Perez at UFC on Fox/ UFC Long Island

Long Island MMA takes over the Coliseum

On July 22nd Long Island MMA fighters will take over the Coliseum. The first fight of the night is kicked of by Long Island MMA product Chris Wade. This is only appropriate as Long Island MMA’s Wade will take on Long Island’s first ever MMA fight since he even is part owner of a company called Island Strong, dedicated to promoting Long Island businesses.

July 22nd Long Island MMA of Farmingdale and Islip are sending in three fighters Chris Wade is first followed by LIMMA captain and owner Ryan LaFlare, and finally Dennis Bermudez will be the co main event of the show! UFC Long Island is also featuring other Long Island natives Brian Kelleher, Gian Villante and the main event is headlined by Chris Weidman.

Use hash tag #LONGISLANDMMA when talking about the event!

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Long Island MMA Member Profiles: Mariann Teller

Long Island MMA Member Profiles: Mariann Teller

Check out this short video of Mariann Teller, Mariann has been a member of Long Island MMA for quite sometime. Mariann trains at least 3 times a week coming to Long Island MMA’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes with coaches Gregg DePasquale, Brent Appiarius and Brian Michelino. Mariann has been a decidcated member of Long Island MMA starting off her MMA journey with striking classes but eventually making her way to BJJ classes at Long Island MMA. Mariann’s MMA/BJJ journey has even lead her to competing in a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament.

Stay tuned for more Long Island MMA profiles!

Hugh McKenna wins big at Bellator MSG

Hugh McKenna wins big at Bellator MSG

Long time Long Island MMA team member Hugh McKenna scored a first round submission at Bellator NYC. Hugh was able to impose his game and take his opponent down off of the cage. Hugh was able to get to the mount and get to one of his strongest submissions the Kimura. Hugh moved off of the mount position and finished the Kimura in the side mount position.

Congratulations Hugh! we are looking forward to seeing what is next for you!