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.
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!
LIMMA holiday schedule is as follows:
Long Island MMA’s Islip location is closed.
Long Island MMA’s Farmingdale location will hold two classes. We will be holding our regularly scheduled 7am No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu class, as well as a 11:30am No-Gi Jiu Jitsu class!
We hope to see you guys for both classes if possible!
Jahsua “The Shruggmaster” Marsh retains the V3 Heavyweight title in Memphis Tennessee. Jahsua fought a grueling fight scoring 10-8 rounds on all three of the judges score cards. Congratulations Jahsua!
On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Long Island MMA gym in Farmingdale, Sergio Da Silva and Hugh McKenna expressed excitement over being among the first group of Bellator MMA fighters to compete at Madison Square Garden. Bellator NYC is scheduled for June 24. McKenna will be facing John Salgado, while Da Silva fights Matt Rizzo.
(Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman, Marcus Villagran, Ryan Gerbosi)
The first ever UFC show to take place on Long Island, New York has its main event. Chris Weidman will headline vs Kelvin Gastelum, Weidman coming off a controversial loss is looking to get back into the win column. Currently, Weidman (13-3) finds himself in a three-fight losing streak. Weidman is joined by Long Island MMA fighter Ryan LaFlare, Dennis Bermudez and Chris Wade. Ryan LaFlare was the latest Long Island MMA fighter to be added to this card. This will be LaFlare’s second fight in a row in NY and his first fight ever fighting in his home town of Long Island. LaFlare went his whole career with out being able to fight in NY and now its his second fight in a row that he will be fighting in NY. LaFlare joins fellow Long Island MMA teammates Dennis Bermudez and Chris Wade as they both make there Long Island fighting debuts.
Come down to Nassau Coliseum and check out your Long Island MMA coaches fighting in the UFC’s first ever outing in NY. Tickets are on sale now!
Long Island MMA has been Kimura happy for the past few months. Long Island MMA has put together a few of their favorite Kimura Techniques, all these moves don’t end up with Kimura finishes but they have a Kimura sprinkled in somewhere.
Dennis Bermudez shows-Kimura roll up from side control
Billy shows-Sacrifice throw with Kimura grip, to cross side Kimura
Eric Ott shows-Kimura from closed guard to triangle
Jahsua Marsh-Kimura back trap to arm-lock
Kyle Cerm shows-Knee block TD to north-south Kimura
Robert Diggle shows-Opponent defends Kimura by standing to inside heel-hook
Hugh Mckenna shows-Kimura spin to back-take from Z-guard
Brian Michelino shows-Reverse crucifix to black Kimura
Brent shows-Opponent defending Kimura, shoulder roll to black Kimura
Gregg DePasqaule-Opponent goes to knees from Kimura, Rip back, cross side finish, and suicide Kimura
Check out the video and let us know what technique was your favorite and as always let us know if you have any ideas of any techniques that Long Island MMA can cover.
Long Island MMA is the premier MMA gym on Long Island. Long Island MMA is the home of multiple UFC, Bellator and other high ranking MMA fighters. Fighters like Ryan LaFlare, Dennis Bermudez and Chris Wade are all currently competing in MMA’s largest organization the UFC.
New York has been home to events in New York City, Buffalo, Brooklyn and now the UFC makes its debut on Long Island with a strong card. It was recently announced that the card will feature both Dennis Bermudez and Chris Wade.
Chris Wade will be fighting Frankie Perez of neighboring New Jersey. This is actually the second time Wade and Perez will square off the first time was in Frankie’s home state of NJ now he comes to Long Island to fight Wade on his home turf. The first fight took place May 2014 which was a split decision victory for Wade. Despite the fact it was split decision at the end of the third round it looked as if Wade might score a finish.
Recently the UFC also announced that top 15 featherweight Dennis Bermudez and Darren Elkins will be squaring off in a a fight that has many fans already thinking fight of the night. Both Bermudez and Elkins are extremely exciting and durable, this fight will be sure to launch the winner through the rankings.
Tickets for UFC on Long Island go on sale June 2nd be sure to check out UFC.com for ticket information and come down to support your favorite Long Island MMA fighters and coaches!
UFC Fight Night July 22 in Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum
CARD as of now: Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Ricardo Lamas vs. Chan Sung Jung
Darren Elkins vs. Dennis Bermudez (Long Island MMA)
Thomas Almeida vs. Jimmie Rivera
Gian Villante vs. Patrick Cummins Chris Wade (Long Island MMA) vs. Frankie Perez