El Nino MMA & Grappling

Daily training sessions for all levels in our highly successful style of groundfighting. El Niño Grappling is a fast and aggressive style that combines american wrestling with proven ground & pound techniques. Grappling classes provide a solid base for mixed martial arts, led by our experienced fighters, including Gilbert Melendez and Jake Shields.

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• Ranked Top 5 Lightweight MMA
• Strikeforce Lightweight Champ
• MMA Record (19-2 - 11 KOs & 1 Sub)
• Former WEC World Champion
• Former Shooto World Champion

Last Saturday June 30, Collision Course headliner Jordan "Ninja" Felix conquered Eloy Garza via Rear Naked Choke (RNC) in the second round! Another amazing win for the Skrap Pack Fight Team! Jordan is the current 2012 State Grappling Champion and has competed in various tournaments across the country.

Here are a few awesome photos captured by American Cage Fighter TV:

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A much deserved congratulations is in order for Carl "Bad Water" Seumanutafa who successfully defeated Ruben "Warpath" Villareal last Saturday at the Thunder Valley Casino! The two fighters fought amicably but it was Carl who persevered and won via elbow from the full mount in the the third round. Way to go Carl!

Check out these photos from last weeks fight!

For Carl Seumanutafa's fight history and more information please visit his Sherdog fighter page.

 

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El Nino MMA & Grappling

Our battle-tested method of groundfighting for all levels, led by professional MMA fighters, including Gilbert Melendez and Jake Shields. El Niño Grappling is a fast and intense style that provides a solid base for mixed martial arts, blending american wrestling with 'ground & pound' striking.  [More]

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Thailand's 1000- year old martial art, taught by one of the sport's legends, Jongsanan 'The Wooden Man'. Muay Thai is one of the most effective striking arts for the ring, cage or overall fitness: based in rigorous conditioning, employing fists, elbows, knees and feet along with clinching and throwing techniques.  [More]

American & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Jiu jitsu stresses neutralizing an opponent via 'submission techniques' including chokes, joint locks and immobilizations.  American Jiu Jitsu is an aggressive style of grappling for MMA that combines Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with American-style wrestling to force opportunities for rapid submissions and finishes. [More]

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Accelerate Sports Medicine

Albert Salopek uses a holistic approach to maximize the body's natural healing mechanisms and restore healthy balance. Combining athletic training (sports physical therapy), acupuncture, traditional Chinese herbal medicine and massage therapy, Accelerate has helped Gilbert Melendez, Jake Shields and numerous pro fighters recover efficiently and safely from injury.  [More]

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