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!

NAGA National Championship 2015

Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts wins the NAGA National Team Championship for the SECOND YEAR IN A ROW! After thousands of tough matches, the 72 Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts competitors captured a total of 161 medals! Gold 67, Silver 73, & Bronze 21. Thank you to everyone who came out to support this awesome team effort!


The Yamane Team made the NAGA National Team Championships a Grand Slam by winning ALL 4 Team Titles! YCMMA won 1) Overall Adult, 2) Adult Gi, 3) Adult No Gi, 4) Youth! It was a tough tournament with lots of exciting matches. YCMMA extends tremendous thanks to its parents, friends, and supporters for helping us accomplish this!

Emily National Golden Gloves

Congratulations to Coach Gabe Dortch and Emily Atwood for winning 1st place in the Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This award is the most prestigious boxing award in the United States, and Coach Gabe & Emily were the only coach and competitor from the entire state of Alabama! Coach Gabe keep up the amazing work so more YCMMA competitors have an opportunity to bring home the first place belts!