Mixed Martial Arts is a sport that combines multiple techniques from a variety of martial arts. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Wrestling have proven to be the most effective martial arts used in MMA. At Elite, our students learn to combine BJJ, Muay Thai, and Wrestling techniques to gain success in their amatuer and professional MMA bouts.
Head Professor John George, trained under, and has been cornered by UFC/PrideFC legend Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva. Professor John was on the coaching staff and Pro Fight Team at Wanderlei’s gym (WAND Fight Team) when the gym was named “Best Gym in the World” by Fighters Only Magazine in 2010. Professor John currently has 10 professional MMA bouts, with a record of 8 wins/2 losses/ 0 draws, and has trained cornered countless fighters. He brings that knowledge and experience to the mats at Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Wilmington.