List of professional MMA training camps

This is a list of notable present professional training camps and gyms in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).[1][2][3][4]

Most professional MMA fighters in the UFC, Bellator and other MMA promotions join a professional fight camp or training gym to help them prepare for fights. Training at a top camp can be a big advantage to fighters, as not only do they have access to multi-disciplinary coaching, but they can also train against the other top fighters at the camp and nominate members of the camp as corner men. By training a group of elite fighters together, they will all learn from each other's skill sets and can support each other living the disciplined fighter lifestyle. Before a fight, a fighter will undergo an intensive training regime of several weeks, often culminating in a dramatic weight cut to make the required fighting weight, and the other members in the fighting camp are an important part of this process.[5]

Currently the intense rivalries between the top fighting camps and the fighters training there is an under-reported part of professional MMA. Occasionally there will be a high-profile split or conflict between members of a camp, particularly when two closely matched fighters are in the same weight class. For example, one of the current top MMA teams the Blackzillians was formed[6] when former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans left Jackson-Wink MMA, in an acrimonious split relating to head coach Greg Jackson's support for up and coming contender Jon Jones' title shot when Evans was injured.[7]

Camp
(in alphabetic order)
Coaches Current Fighters

(UFC title holders in bold)

Previous Fighters Location
Adrenaline MMA Training & Fitness[8]
Shawn Tompkins(Founder)
Mark Hominick
Sam Stout
Chris Horodecki
Jesse Ronson
Malcolm Gordon
Mark Hominick
Sam Stout
Chris Horodecki
Chad Laprise
Chris Clements
London, Ontario, Canada
Brandon Vera
Eric del Fierro
Dominick Cruz
Alexander Gustafsson
Phil Davis
Ross Pearson
Jeremy Stephens
Myles Jury
Wilson Reis
Érik Pérez
Jessica Penne
Bec Rawlings
Angela Hill
San Diego, California, United States[10]
Allstars Training Center[11]
Andreas Michael
Alan do Nascimento
Alexander Gustafsson
Ilir Latifi
David Teymur
Daniel Teymur
David Bielkheden
Niklas Bäckström
Makwan Amirkhani
Nico Musoke
Khamzat Chimaev

Reza Madadi
Jimi Manuwa
Tor Troéng

Stockholm, Sweden
Matt Hume[13] Demetrious Johnson

Bibiano Fernandes

Caros Fodor

James Yang

Josh Barnett

Rich Franklin

Jeff Monson

Tim Boetsch

Chris Leben

Matt Brown

Hayato Sakurai

Kirkland, Washington, United States
Javier Mendez
Bob Cook
Leandro Vieira
Islam Makhachev
Alejandro Pérez
Umar Nurmagomedov
Usman Nurmagomedov
Arjan Bhullar
Deron Winn
Tagir Ulanbekov
Gabriel Benítez
Islam Mamedov
Zubaira Tukhugov
B.J. Penn
Bethe Correia
Cain Velasquez
Daniel Cormier
Jon Fitch
Josh Koscheck
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Luke Rockhold
Leon Edwards
Mike Swick
San Jose, California, United States

Mike Brown
Steve Mocco
Marcus Silveira
Junior Dos Santos
Thiago Alves
Gleison Tibau
Antônio "Bigfoot" Silva
Brad Pickett
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
Will Brooks
Marc Diakiese
Dustin Poirier
Charles Rosa
Jorge Masvidal
Yoel Romero
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Thiago Santos
Antônio Carlos Júnior
Marcos Rogério de Lima
Oleksiy Oliynyk
Rashid Magomedov
Douglas Lima
Dhiego Lima
Omari Akhmedov
Sultan Aliev
Alex Chambers
Jessica Aguilar
Valérie Létourneau
Joanna Jędrzejczyk

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Movsar Evloev

Greg Hardy[16]

Tyron Woodley

Colby Covington

Amanda Nunes

Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Murilo Bustamante Ricardo Arona
Vitor Belfort
Anderson Silva
Allan Goes
Paulo Filho
Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
Antônio Rogério Nogueira
Rousimar Palhares
Antônio Silva
Mário Sperry
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Busan Team M.A.D[18]
Sung Hoon Yang Seo Hee Ham
Doo Ho Choi
Dong Hyun Kim Busan, South Korea
Cesar Gracie

Nick Diaz

Nate Diaz

Jake Shields

Gilbert Melendez

Yancy Medeiros

David Terrell

Ismael Mota

Pleasant Hill, California, United States
China Top Team

Zhang Tiequan

Vincent Soberano

Yao Zhikui

Zhang Weili

Yan Xiaonan

Li Jingliang

Shayilan Nuerdanbieke

Beijing, China
Rudimar Fedrigo

Mestre Zito

Gerson Schilipacke

Jose Landi

Charles Oliveira

Cris Cyborg

Wanderlei Silva
Mauricio Rua
Murilo Rua
Anderson Silva
Gabriel Gonzaga
Assuerio Silva
Thiago Silva
Kazushi Sakuraba
Andre Dida
Cristiano Marcello
Luiz Azeredo
Rafael Cordeiro
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Eugene Bareman Israel Adesanya
Alexander Volkanovski
Dan Hooker
Kai Kara-France
Shane Young
Brad Riddell
Auckland, New Zealand
Elevation Fight Team[19]
Eliot Marshall

Christian Allen

Cody Donovan

Vinnie Lopez

David Zabriskie

Sean Madden

Curtis Blaydes

Drew Dober

Alistair Overeem

Bojan Velickovic

Neil Magny

Daniel Gallemore

Justin Gaethje

JJ Aldrich

Miranda Maverick

Brandon Thatch

T. J. Dillashaw

Matt Brown (fighter)

Denver, Colorado
En Bo Song Yadong

Su Mudaerji

Liu Pingyuan

Rong Zhu

Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Siyar Bahadurzada Shinya Aoki
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke
Angela Lee
Bruno Pucci
Michelle Nicolini
Rafael dos Anjos
Singapore
Factory X
Marc Montoya[20] Anthony Smith

Court McGee
Youssef Zalal
Brandon Royval

Englewood, Colorado
FedorTeam
(affiliate of Alexander Nevsky OEMK)
Fedor Emelianenko Fedor Emelianenko

Vadim Nemkov

Valentin Moldavsky

Viktor Nemkov

Kirill Sidelnikov

Anatoly Tokov

Vladimir Tokov

Stary Oskol, Russia
Fight Ready
Angel Cejudo

Eddie Cha

Eric Albarracin

Frankie Saenz

Paris Stanford

Deiveson Figueiredo
Zhang Weili
Jon Jones
Chan Sung Jung
Paulo Costa
Jiří Procházka
Patrício Pitbull
Mark Madsen
Henry Cejudo Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Greg Jackson
Mike Winkeljohn
Carlos Condit
John Dodson
Diego Brandão
Holly Holm
Michelle Waterson
Ray Borg
Lando Vannata
Ali Bagautinov
Magomed Mustafaev
Kyle Noke
Tom Duquesnoy
Iuri Alcântara
Ildemar Alcântara
Siyar Bahadurzada
Jon Jones
Georges St-Pierre
Rashad Evans

Tim Kennedy
Donald Cerrone

Derek Brunson

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Kill Cliff FC
(formerly the Blackzilians[22],
Hard Knocks 365 and Sanford MMA)

Henri Hooft

Greg Jones

Corey Peacock

Kami Barzini

Kamaru Usman
Michael Johnson
Stefan Struve
Ryan LaFlare
Matt Mitrione
Chas Skelly
Desmond Green
Danny Roberts
Derek Brunson
Gilbert Burns
Vicente Luque
Volkan Oezdemir
Aung La N Sang
Luke Rockhold
Andre Soukhamthath
Evan Elder
Dustin Lampros
Michael Chandler

Li Jingliang

Eddie Alvarez
Anthony Johnson
Alistair Overeem
Sean Soriano
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Rafael Cordeiro
Mark Muñoz
Fabrício Werdum
Lyoto Machida
Wanderlei Silva
Maurício "Shogun" Rua
Kelvin Gastelum
Beneil Dariush
Jake Ellenberger
Jon Tuck
Marvin Vettori
Giga Chikadze
Rafael dos Anjos Huntington Beach, California, United States
Korean Top Team[24]
Ha Dong-Jin Tae Hyun Bang
Yang Dongi
Kim Jong-Man
Lim Hyun-Gyu
Seoul, South Korea
Krazy Bee[25]
Sergio Cunha Kyoji Horiguchi
Kotetsu Boku
Norifumi Yamamoto Tokyo, Japan
London Shootfighters[26]
Alexis Demetriades
Marios Demetriades
Paul Ivens
Michael Page
John Hathaway
Zelg Galešić
Karlos Vémola
Amir Albazi
Alphie Davis
Mike Shipman
Norbert Novenyi Jr.
Lee Murray
Marius Zaromskis
James Thompson
Mostapha al-Turk
Alex Reid
London, England, United Kingdom
Andre Pederneiras José Aldo
Renan Barão
Thales Leites
Leonardo Santos
Hacran Dias
Johnny Eduardo
Jussier Formiga
Francimar Barroso
Ketlen Vieira
Alexandre Pantoja
Junior dos SantosPoliana Botelho

Cláudia Gadelha

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fernand Lopez Ciryl Gane
Christian M'Pumbu
Veronica Macedo
Ion Cuțelaba
Taylor Lapilus
Damien Lapilus
Teddy Violet
Rizlen Zouak
Samir Faiddine
Davy Gallon
Thibaut Larchet
Iurie Bejenari
Konmon Deh
Francis Ngannou Paris, France
MMA Lab[29]
John Crouch
Adam Gillespey
Benson Henderson
Efrain Escudero
Jared Cannonier
John Moraga
Johnny Case
Sean O'Malley
Steven Siler
Alex Caceres
Bryan Barberena
Jamie Varner
Rick Story
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Onx Sports
Trevor Wittman Kamaru Usman
Rose Namajunas
Justin Gaethje
Denver, Colorado, United States
Phuket Top Team[30]
Olavo Abreu
Vaughan Lee
Leo De Souza
Roedie Roets
Vaughan Lee Xiong Jingnan
Cris Cyborg
Luke Jumeau
Anthony Leone
Krzysztof Jotko
Phuket, Thailand
Duke Roufus
Daniel Wanderley
Scott Cushman
Anthony Pettis
Paul Felder
Belal Muhammad
Erik Koch
Sergio Pettis
CM Punk
Elias Garcia
Emmanuel Sanchez
Gerald Meerschaert
Mike Rhodes
Sarah Kaufman
Ben Askren
Ryan Janes
John Makdessi
Jared Gordon
Jordan Griffin
Tyron Woodley
Maycee Barber
Brendan Allen
Dustin Ortiz

Ben Rothwell

Alan Belcher

Pat Barry

Matt Mitrione

Jens Pulver

Pascal Krauss

Rose Namajunas

Sage Northcutt

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jason Parillo Michael Bisping

Luke Rockhold

Vitor Belfort

Marlon Vera

Mackenzie Dern

BJ Penn

Cris Cyborg

Rafael Dos Anjos

Tito Ortiz

Costa Mesa, California, United States
John Kavanagh Makwan Amirkhani
Taylor Lapilus
Artem Lobov
Conor McGregor
Gunnar Nelson
John Phillips

Johnny Walker

Aisling Daly
Patrick Holohan
Cathal Pendred
Dublin, Ireland
Matt Serra
Ray Longo
Matt Serra

Chris Weidman
Al Iaquinta
Aljamain Sterling
Gian Villante
Eddie Gordon
Merab Dvalishvili
Mizuki Inoue
Matt Frevola

Long Island, New York, United States
Syndicate[34]
Frank Hickman (head coach)[35]
John Wood
Frank Mir
Sasha Palatnikov
Joanne Calderwood
Donald Cerrone
Daniel Rodriguez
Roxanne Modafferi

Ode' Osbourne

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Urijah Faber[37]
Martin Kampmann
Clay Guida
Joseph Benavidez
Chad Mendes
Darren Elkins
Andre Fili
Cody Garbrandt
Guido Cannetti
Teruto Ishihara
Cynthia Calvillo
T.J. Dillashaw

Paige VanZant

Sacramento, California, United States
Team Bodyshop MMA[38]
Antonio McKee A.J. McKee
Joey Davis
Kevin Ferguson Jr.
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson[39]

Chuck Liddell[40]

Lakewood, California, United States
Lloyd Irvin Mike Easton
James Vick
Sodiq Yusuff
Ron Stallings
Brandon Vera
Phil Davis
Dominick Cruz
Camp Springs, Maryland, United States
Team Renegade Jiu Jitsu and MMA[42]
Chiu Kwong Man
Dave Lovell
Mojtaba Aslani
Leon Edwards
Tom Breese
Fabian Edwards
Jai Herbert
Nathias Frederick
Yannick Bahati
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Glover Teixeira
Caio Magalhaes
Regivaldo Carvalho
Glover Teixeira
Caio Magalhaes
Nick Newell
Guilherme Viana
Wellington Turman
Lyoto Machida
Renato “Indio” Valente
Regivaldo "Handstone" Carvalho
Alex Pereira (kickboxer)
David Valente
Sabina Mazo
Kenyon Moore
Matthew Heller
Aline Pereira
Ilya Kotau
Mariana Piccolo
Marcos Breno
Rafael "Gaucho" Viana
Justin "The Fort" Sumter
Thiago Oliveira "Siriguela"
Edison Lopes
Steve Mocco
Chael Sonnen
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
Jordan Rinaldi
Luis Henrique
Dean "The Hammer" Hancock
Raphael Correa
Steve "The Creepy Weasel" Montgomery
Alton Cunningham
Killys Mota
Bethel, Connecticut, United States
George Hickman Valentina Shevchenko
Petr Yan
Tarec Saffiedine
Mairbek Taisumov
Loma Lookboonmee
Zubaira Tukhugov
Nordine Taleb
Nick Hein
Ben Nguyen
Dan Hooker
Jason Saggo
Phuket, Thailand
Tribe Tokyo MMA[45]
Ryo Chonan Yasuhiro Urushitani
Yuya Shirai
Kiyotaka Shimizu
Nerima, Tokyo, Japan
Firas Zahabi Rory MacDonald
Joseph Duffy
Aiemann Zahabi
Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Chad Laprise
Elias Theodorou
Ryan Hall
Arnold Allen
Joanne Calderwood
Nasrat Haqparast
Georges St-Pierre
Kenny Florian
Tom Breese
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Randy Couture
Robert Follis
Francis Ngannou
Roy Nelson
Evan Dunham
Brad Tavares
Bryan Caraway
Uriah Hall
Gray Maynard
Kevin Lee
Tim Elliott
Frank Trigg
Gina Carano
Heather Jo Clark
Misha Cirkunov
Miesha TateDan Ige
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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