The Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts IBJJF World Championship Medalists count has gone up once again! Niall Yamane won Gold – Black Belt Division, Megan Lam won Gold – Blue Belt Division, Jerry Clanton won Gold – Blue Belt Division, Jamie Holder won Bronze – Blue Belt Division, and Sixto Boyer won Bronze – Blue Belt Division. Not only does Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts have the only 2016 Black Belt World Championship Gold Medal in Alabama, we also have the most Gold Medals!!! That’s how we roll!


The Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts Team stormed the 2016 NAGA US National Championship. Yamane is now the 2016 OVERALL ADULT TEAM NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONS, 2016 Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu National Team Champions, AND the 2016 Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & No Gi National Team Champions!!!

The 2016 Academic GPA for the Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts Kids/Teens Team for the 2015-16 school year is an astounding 3.67! This proves our philosophy that the Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts Kids & Teens can excel both in our program AND at school! Keep up the good work! We are so proud of all of you!!!


After hundreds of difficult matches, Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts won the Alabama State Jiu Jitsu Championship 1st Place Team Awards in all 4 divisions: Adult Gi, Adult No-Gi, Youth Gi, and Youth No-Gi. At the end of the day, the Yamane Team won 36 Gold Medals, 30 Silver Medals, and 27 Bronze Medals for an overall total of 93 medals! This is the FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR that Yamane MMA has won the Alabama State titles!  A big shoutout and thanks to all our families, friends and competitors who made this a truly spectacular experience!

Byrne Photo 2015 (2)

Alabama’s Congressman Bradley Byrne invited Niall and Layla Yamane to his Congressional Office to celebrate Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts winning the 2015 NAGA (North American Grappling Association) National Championship! That makes two National Championships in two years (2015 AND 2014!) Thank you Congressman Byrne for all your support!


Congrats to the super coaches of the first annual SPAR FEST 2015! Many of the best boxing teams in the Southeast spent the day at Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts for an afternoon of action packed Super Fights! Tons of talent, heart and grit filled the ring! Big thanks to all the coaches, fighters, family and friends for making this an awesome experience! Big shout out to all the awesome gyms that were invited: Yamane Championship MMA, Prichard Boxing Academy, Roy Jones Boxing Club, Southside Boxing Academy, Keith Hughes Boxing Club, Goula Boxing Club, Future Champ Boxing Academy, Hope Boxing Academy, Shadowbox Academy!!!

Mayor Haygood photo for 4x AL State Championship 2015

Niall Yamane celebrating Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts FOURTH consecutive Alabama State Championship Team Titles in BOTH Gi and No-Gi divisions with Daphne Mayor Dane Haygood! Mayor Haygood is extremely proud that Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts has brought both Team Titles back to Daphne for the 4th year in a row!!!

NAGA New Orleans 2015

Congratulations to all Yamane competitors who participated in the NAGA New Orleans Championships! Due to great team effort, Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts pulled in 17 Gold medals, 21 Silver medals, and 13 Bronze medals, culminating in a total of 51 top three placing medals. Fantastic matches and high medal counts! That’s Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts!

IBJJF Worlds 6

Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts is now home to three more IBJJF World Masters Medalists! After competing against the best fighters from all over the world, Niall Yamane won Silver in the Black Belt Division; Scott Miller won Gold in the Blue Belt Division; and Jamie Holder roped in Bronze in the Blue Belt Division. That’s how we roll!