Milwaukee's Roufusport Voted Versus.com's "Top MMA Gym in America"
Monday, March 28, 2011 (Milwaukee, WI USA) Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Roufusport Academy defeated California's famed Renzo Gracie Academy to win Versus.com's "America's Top MMA Gym" tournament it was announced today.
The Versus.com/MMA "Top MMA Gym" contest and original list of contenders was compiled by one of America's foremost and respected Mixed Martial Arts journalists and commentators Ariel Helwani.
Once again, a very special thank you goes out to all students, coaches, staff, fighters, fans, family and friends who helped Roufusport get recognized as the "Top MMA Gym in America."
To be voted the best over some of the sport's elite training facilities including Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, American Top Team, Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts, Black House Team Nogueira, Xtreme Couture, Team Quest, Grudge Training Center, Renzo Gracie Academy, American Kickboxing Academy, Tristar Gym and Nova Uniao is an honor the entire city and state can take pride sharing in!
Roufusport: Taking WI MMA to the Top!
Roufusport, 320 N 76th St, Milwaukee, is run by famed kickboxer and MMA trainer Duke Roufus and his business partner Scott Joffe. It is a world class brand that includes a state-of-the-art training facility, fight team, and MMA promotion, the North American Fighting Championship.
Roufus is one of the most recognizable MMA and striking coaches in North America, and is considered to be one of the top trainers of Muay Thai kickboxing outside of Thailand. Roufus also runs the Roufusport Fight Club team, which includes UFC stars Alan Belcher, Patrick Barry, Anthony Pettis (of the famous "Showtime Kick" off the cage), Erik Koch and "Danny Boy" Downes.
Former students include former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver, The Ultimate Fighter season one star Stephan Bonnar, and UFC veterans Ben Rothwell, Eric "Red" Schafer, Matt Mitrione and Jesse Lennox.
For more information, please contact Scott Joffe at 414-453-5425