Category Archives: Mixed Martial Arts


Free Wrestling Class

Did you know that Wrestling class is FREE for all Rothwell MMA adult BJJ members? Wrestling will help round out your ground game and prepare you for BJJ competitions (which begin on the feet and require a takedown/takedown defense.)  Wrestling class is held every Friday at 6:30 pm.  Come in tonight to try it out!

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Wrestling Takedown

Wrestling Class Added

IMPROVE YOUR WRESTLING: ¨ Takedowns & Takedown Defense ¨ Body Control ¨ Explosiveness ¨ Muscle Endurance ¨ Strength ¨ Speed ¨ Agility   Wrestling is a major component of MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  BJJ competitions always begin standing, so you must first perform a takedown/takedown defense in order to utilize your BJJ skills.  This class will […]

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Member Spotlight: Anthony

According to Coach James “Anthony is a very determined individual and he is dedicated to learning every aspect of martial arts.  He’s always improving in both the basic classes and during Fight Team sparring.  I can see his BJJ improving after every private session we do together.  On a personal level, Anthony is always very humble […]

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Ben Rothwell Highlight Video 2015

Here’s a highlight video of Rothwell MMA’s head kickboxing coach, Ben Rothwell. Come in to Rothwell MMA for Kickboxing class with Big Ben at 5:30pm Monday-Friday. You can see Ben’s next fight January 30, 2016 on UFC Fight Night on FOX.  

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Rothwell on “UFC Top Upsets of 2014”

Rothwell on UFC Top Upsets of 2014 Our head Coach, Ben Rothwell, made it to the #5 spot on the UFC Top Upsets of 2014.  Rothwell knocked out Alistair Overeem with an overhand right only 2:19 into the first round on September 5, 2014.  You can learn how Ben did it in our Kickboxing and […]

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Congratulations WXCF fighters!

Congratulations Wisconsin Xtreme Cage Fighting 4 martial artists! The November 8 WXCF 4 was an incredible event filled with with 7 Knockouts and 2 submission finishes.  Hours of hard work in the gym paid off for Rothwell MMA’s Fight Team, finishing with 7 victories.  These warriors put on the best WXCF show to date, and […]

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FREE YOGA for all members

Do you want to have less pain, better range of motion, or the ability to perform a gogoplata in BJJ?  Then try Yin Yoga at Rothwell MMA on Wednesdays from 7-8 pm.  Yoga is free with any martial arts membership (new yoga-only members also welcome). Yoga can help martial artists move and position themselves easily […]

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Coaching seminar a success!

Ben Rothwell and Horace Craft led a valuable coaching & cornering seminar for our MMA Team Tuesday night.  A champion needs to practice more than just MMA techniques and cardio- he needs to know how to navigate the critical days leading up to competition. Basics of competition preparation: state commission and licensing requirements preparing necessary equipment and […]

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Want to try it for yourself? Free beginner classes are available every week! Register to learn more about Rothwell MMA classes, structure, members & staff. We will help you reach your martial arts, fitness, and healthy lifestyle goals!