Congrats to all of our competitors!

We had a large number of students participate in their first jiu-jitsu tournament on Saturday, February 24th, at the Grappling Industries NC vs. SC event.

Here are a few of the pictures from the event!

We will add more pictures and video to a gallery when we can get them processed.





Team ROC Charlotte Fighters 4-1 at Fight for It I

Team ROC Charlotte fighters put in a solid team performance at the inaugural Fight for It event, in Conover, NC on Saturday, October 21. 2 Submissions, 1 knockout and 1 decision victory.

Jesse started off the night with a unanimous decision victory in his first kickboxing match.

Next Justin Bonds knocked out (technically a tap due to strikes) at about 1:00 of the first round with a very crisp left hook.


Next Angel Garcia finished his opponent with a straight ankle lock submission after fighting off the submission attempt of his opponent.


Mykel Golden lost a 3 round decision in his first fight, but made a good showing.

And in the main event, Cody Reece submitted his opponent with the Von Flue Choke after fighting off numerous submission attempts.

Congratulations to Jordan Rinaldi

Huge congratulations to Team ROC Charlotte fighter on his first UFC victory over Alvaro Mendoza at UFC Fight Night in Mexico City, on August 5, 2017.

He won with a rare (only 4 in UFC history) Von Flue Choke while countering a guillotine submission attempt from his opponent.

Jordan’s professional MMA record improves to 13-5, and now stands 1-1 in the UFC.