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Riccardo Ammendolia


Mike and Rebecca teaching in Toronto!

By Riccardo Ammendolia / January 29, 2008

Mike and Rebecca teaching in Toronto! TPTM/SBG Toronto will be hosting the Sweeneys for a BJJ/MMA seminar on Saturday February 23rd, 2008. This event will be held at John Vivian’s, Crossfit Toronto. Address: 388 Carlaw Ave. suite 301 Time: 11am – 3:30pm Investment: $55 pre-reg, $65 @ the door Contact Jason @ jasontptm@hotmail.com/416 406-6665 Come […]


Canadian MMA Trials Review and Gallery

By Riccardo Ammendolia / December 7, 2007

Canadian martial artist Claude Patrick, has been hosting annual MMA trials in Toronto Canada, giving up and coming fighters a chance at making contacts and receiving contracts to compete in the countries premier organizations. Since MMA began to grow in Canada, different organizations came and went, and there was no real way directly into the […]


A look back at Fatal Femmes Fighting 3

By Riccardo Ammendolia / November 27, 2007

Fatal Femmes Fighting Championship 3: War of the Roses November 3, 2007Ontario, California- The third Installment of Fatal Femmes Fighting proved to be a night of vicious vixens coming out to show their skills in MMA. War of the Roses hosted some of the best female fighters the sport has to offer including an array […]


Ontario MMA Trials!!!

By Riccardo Ammendolia / November 16, 2007

Saturday November 24th, 2007-The second Annual Ontario MIXED MARTIAL ARTS TRIALS Presented By: TORONTOBJJ and ELITE TRAINING CENTRE FREE MMA Workshop and evaluation session with world class coaches! Testing applicants in STRIKING, SUBMISSION & WRESTLING Featuring scouting representations from Major MMA Productions seeking the MMA STARS of tomorrow! Event is at the academy:For more details […]


Interview with Canadian Fighter Claude Patrick

By Riccardo Ammendolia / November 16, 2007

“I look forward to another great MMA TRIALS events NOV 24th. Visit www.torontobjj.com for more information. “BALEIA-Claude last year you organized the first ever MMA trials for Ontario Canada, how did the event go and what came from it? CLAUDE-The event was great in my eyes, it achieved all I had planned for in that […]



By Riccardo Ammendolia / October 18, 2007

NC STATE BJJ / SUBMISSION CHAMPIONSHIPSIs shaping up to be another Hot one!!! The NC State BJJ/Submission Championships will be held on November 11th at the Sun Valley High School Monroe, N.C. There will be GI & No Gi divisions. Pro- division for a $$ Pot. ($100 entry fee -Winner takes The POT!!!) Weighins will […]


Bravado Jiu-jitsu/Canadian Submission Expo Results

By Riccardo Ammendolia / October 5, 2007

The GI tournament went throughout the day and in the evening the events promoter put on a Inviation only pro event called the Canadian Submission Expo. This event featured matches with some of Canadas top grapplers.This past weekend in Toronto Ontario, the Bravado Jiu-jitsu academy (bravadojj.com) hosted its annual grappling tournament. This year the tournament […]


Grapplers Inc…Team Results & Gallery

By Riccardo Ammendolia / September 25, 2007

The IFBJJ authorized its first sanctioned event in Canada two weeks back in the beautiful city of Vancouver British Columbia.With the emergence of BJJ to North American, there has been many grappling tournaments all over the continent. Some have rules similar to the IFBJJ in brazil and some are IFBJJ sanctioned events. The IFBJJ authorized […]


Karo Parisyan Seminar Review

By Riccardo Ammendolia / September 24, 2007

Karo has proven the effectiveness of the judo throw in fighting. Judo has made a comeback in martial arts! Actually it has never gone anywhere but just never had its chance to shine in the mainstream MMA events until UFC 44 when Karo Parysian fought Dave Strasser. Joe Rogan announced “watch for Karos judo throws” […]


Alliance team Flying High again

By Riccardo Ammendolia / September 14, 2007

ALLIANCE JIU-JITSU “FIGHT WITH US!”ALLIANCE JIU-JITSU “FIGHT WITH US!” After a few years from the split of the team and after a lot of hard work from the Alliance coaches, the Eagle is back on the top again! With solid performances in the last Pan Am and now in the Mundials, the team is stronger […]

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