Nick Catone MMA – Martial Arts & Fitness
NCMMA is an 8,000 square foot State-Of-The-Art training facility located in Bricktown NJ offering something for everyone. Nick Catone MMA is a Ricardo Almeida / Renzo Gracie affiliate school that offers classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Boxing, Muay Thai, Cross-Training, Cardio Kickboxing, MMA, and Submission Grappling (No-Gi), for men, women & teens. We also offer Kids Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai Kickboxing programs! Our BRAND NEW facility has 4 training areas, 3500 square foot of Dollumar Mats, 25 heavy bags, Turf Fitness Area with a Rogue Rack, 30ft Professional Octagon, a Professional Boxing Ring, and more.
Nick earned a wrestling scholarship after his standout wrestling career at Brick Memorial High School and graduated from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ in 2004 with a degree in Psychology. He had over 100 career Division I wins, was a 2x conference champ, and was voted Male Athlete of the Year his senior year while competing at Rider. Since graduating Nick has earned his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under the guidance of legendary 4th degree BJJ black belt and UFC veteran, Ricardo Almeida. Nick has had 14 Professional fights in his MMA career, 8 of those fights were with the UFC, the biggest MMA organization in the world before deciding to retire in April of 2015 at the age of 33. Nick walked away from the sport on a high note with a win over Tom Watson at UFC 169 in front of his home state at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, and now focuses on running his fast growing gym located in his home town.
The instructor’s goals at NCMMA are to help each student reach all of their desired fitness goals no matter how much or how little experience they may have and Nick has brought in some of the top instructors around to help him instruct at the academy. Some of the names include NJ Hall of Fame Boxer Frank Savannah, UFC Lightweight Frankie Perez, #9 Ranked UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson, CFFC Flyweight Champion & 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt Sean Santella, & BJJ Black Belt Claudio Ledesma to name some of our elite staff. You will also see many of Nick’s teammates training at the facility on a weekly basis. UFC stars Frankie Edgar, Edson Barboza, Eddie Alvarez, Paul Felder, and WSOF champ Marlon Moraes all are seen regularly training at NCMMA along with many other top fighters from around the world.
NICK WAS RECOGNIZED FOR OWNING ONE OF THE PREMIER MMA GYMS IN NJ AND WAS INDUCTED INTO THE NJ MMA HALL OF FAME IN DECEMBER OF 2014!
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