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Vagner Rocha, Head Instructor

Vagner Rocha

Vagner Rocha is the founder of Vagner Rocha Martial Arts and also the head Instructor. He is a UFC Fighter with numerous amount of accomplishments as a competitor that only few in the world could be compared to his. He has competed in the top prestigious events that exist. Rocha, born in Brazil and raised in Florida. Vagner showed great talent right away and quickly became very skilled. He demonstrated his grappling ability by becoming one of the best competitors to come out of Florida, winning Nationals and International titles, he was awarded his black belt and completed his certified instructor training. On 2009, Rocha began his professional MMA career fighting in events such as Bellator, Strikeforce, Fight Time Promotions and UFC… Read More »

 

Adrian Benavides

Screen Shot 2013-11-20 at 5.32.04 PM “I began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2008 mainly to get in shape. I entered in my first competition after about 4 months of training at the weight of 260 Lbs. Grappling against people 300 lbs and standing 6 feet or taller I lost my one and only match of the day. I made the decision to lose a drastic amount of weight and with the help of BJJ I dropped to about 170 lbs. After achieving the rank of blue belt in 2009 I decided to compete again at the Florida Extreme grappling tournament . Read More »

 

 

 

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