At Ultimate MMA & Jiu-jitsu Training Center instructors are  fully trained and possess multiple style backgrounds to help us complete a TRUE Mixed Martial Arts Academy. We provide a safe, clean, enjoyable environment where students can the learn the techniques necessary to advance not only physically, but mentally. We view all of our members as part of the Ultimate MMA team and encourage members to support each other both in class and outside the academy.



Andrew,  owner and our main instructor, is known throughout the United States. He has earned three national grappling titles and numerous first place finishes in both NAGA and GRAPPLERS QUEST. Andrew is considered one of the top grapplers and MMA Fighters on the East Coast. He currently holds the USKBA North East Championship at 175lbs.

  • IBJJF Certified 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • USA Boxing Certified Coach 
  • Pro MMA Fighter
  • Current Bellator Fighting Championships Fighter
  • 2014 IBJJF No Gi World Championships Black Belt Masters Bronz Medalist 
  • IBJJF Certified Referee
  • USKBA North East MMA Champion
  • 3 Time Grapplers Quest US National Champion
  • 8 Time NAGA Grappling Champion
  • Trained MUAY THAI under Kru Mark DellaGrotte in MA, Master Toddy in LV & Ultimate Gym in NYC 
  • Former  Amateur Boxer 
  • 4th Degree Black Belt in TMA



Blair is our wrestling instructor and a 4X NJ Freestyle State Champion and a former DI wrestler at Lock Haven University, Abu Dhabi Combat Club veteran, and current Pro MMA Fighter, Blair’s background is packed with what it takes to be a well-rounded fighter.

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • Pro MMA Fighter
  • Current Bellator Fighting Championships Fighter
  • BoDog Fight Veteran
  • 2007 Abu Dhabi Worlds Veteran
  • D1 Wrestler for Lock Haven University
  • AAU Freestyle Grand National Champion
  • 2X Top 10 Finish at Freestyle Junior Nationals
  • 5X Team NJ Freestyle Member
  • 4X NJ Freestyle State Champion
  • 3X NJ Scholastic State Place Finisher
  • 4X NJ HS Region Champion/Place Finisher
  • 4X NJ HS District Champion



Marisa a IBJJF Purple Belt No Gi Pan Am and World Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is also an Open class Western New England Golden Gloves Boxing Champion and currently one of the top female Atom weight Pro MMA fighters in the world. Marisa is also our Women’s Only fitness Boot Camp instructor and one of our a head kid’s class instructors. 

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
  • Undefeated Pro MMA Fighter
  • Head Kids instructor ages 4 to 7
  • Women’s Only Fitness Boot Camp Head Trainer
  • 2012 NAGA New York Grappling Championships Gold Medalist Gi and No Gi
  • 2013 3x NAGA Gold Medalist No Gi
  • 2013 2x Grapplers Quest Adv. Div Gold Medalist No Gi
  • 2014 Tap Cancer Out Blue Belt open weight Gi Champion 
  • 2014 IBJJF NY Summer Open Blue Belt Gi Champion
  • 2015 IBJJF NY Spring Open Blue Belt No Gi Champion 
  • 2015 NAGA Connecticut Expert division Champion
  • 2015 Western New England 119lb Female Golden Gloves Champion
  • 2015 NEW ENGLAND 119lb Female Golden Gloves Champion  
  • 2016 IBJJF NY Spring Open Purple Belt No Gi Champion
  • 2016 IBJJF NY Summer Open Purple Belt No Gi Champion
  • 2016 Gleason’s New York City Boxing Tournament Champion
  • 2016 IBJJF Pan Am No Gi Purple Belt Champion
  • 2016 IBJJF WORLD No Gi Purple Belt Champion
  • 2017 Western New England Open Class Golden Gloves Boxing Champion
  • Current Open Class Amateur Boxer
  • Current Undefeated Amateur  MMA Fighter
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Competitor: Fitness Atlantic Top 5 – 2011 and Competed 2012