Milwaukee's Duke Roufus named to USA Today's "Top 20 Powers in MMA" list!
Milwaukee, Wisconsin's native son and combat sports icon Duke Roufus was named today to USA Today's "Top 20 Powers in MMA" list.
Roufus is the head coach at Roufusport Martial Arts Academy located at 320 N 76th St in Milwaukee.
The complete article of the world's top Mixed Martial Arts power brokers can be found here: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/mma/2011-06-20-power-10_N.htm
Roufusport 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), Ben Rothwell, 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 Matt Mitrione and Jesse Lennox.