Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Mike is a 2nd Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt through the Renzo Gracie lineage. Mikey's notable competition victories include gold medals in the Grapplers Quest Advanced NoGi division, Abu Dhabi World Pro American Trials, No-Gi Pan American Championships, NAGA Worlds Blackbelt division, “The Good Fight” NY Open at Blackbelt, Abu Dhabi Combat Club Regional Championships, and the Renzo Gracie Invitational.
Wrestling: Mike made the Morris Knolls High School’s varsity wrestling team his first year out. He has taken down nearly every opponent he’s ever faced. Mike has combined his takedowns and pressure from wrestling and very technical jiu jitsu to develop a very effective style of submission grappling.
Mixed Martial Arts: Mike has two amateur MMA fights. He debuted by completely dominating his opponent with his superior wrestling and grappling and in his second fight, Mike submitted an opponent two weight classes up in just 21 seconds.