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Ross Kellin

About Champions Mixed Martial Arts in Lakeland, FL

Meet Ross Kellin

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Champions Mixed Martial Arts in Lakeland
Black Belt

Champions MMA has been owned and operated by Ross Kellin and Kristin Kellin since 2007. Ross has been studying martial arts for the past 35 years. He is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Marcus Santos of Rio De Janerio, Brazil. Ross is also a Master in Northern Shao Lin, Kung Fu. He is also a world champion in Shuai Jiao Chinese wrestling. Ross is a Kickboxing, boxing and a wrestling expert, Ross has trained fighters at all levels of the sport from UFC, WEF, Bellator, Elite XC, Strike Force and many more professional shows.

We are located at 8220 US HWY 98 North in Lakeland, FL. Champions MMA has a variety of excellent classes to chose from, when deciding what to take. We offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Kids Jiu JItsu Classes, Cardio Tigervascular Kickboxing and Kung Fu.

Ross Kellin was born in Lakeland, FL and made it his home for his academy, he has been in business as of 2010 for 12 years in Lakeland. He was the first to start the kid’s AMERICAN JIU JITSU program, and MMA in Lakeland and continues to teach today. He is the first person to teach AFTER SCHOOL Martial Arts in central Florida. A pioneer for MMA in Florida, Ross has been involved in the sport in Florida since its beginning.

Ross is a licensed MMA and Boxing trainer and manager under the State of Florida. Champions MMA is known worldwide as a force in the MMA and BJJ community.

Ross has thrown over 100 BJJ and submission grappling tournaments in the country including the Copa America tournament series. He has thrown numerous MMA competitions including Rival Fight League across the country and continues to act as a consultant to many top level MMA shows. He has refereed over 100 MMA matches judged, fought and promoted MMA events throughout the country.

The kids BJJ program is one of the most successful teams in Florida. Ross’s kids always place at every tournament they enter with several of the children multiple State, National and World Champions in BJJ and Grappling.

Ross’ fighters have been featured in the Ledger, Bay News 9, MMA Authority Magazine, FightZone Magazine / Television and many other television, radio and newspapers across the country.

We have one of the best MMA teams in the Country. Come and see for yourself why! Ross has traveled the world to teach and train, including Rio De Janeiro, Brazil in 2009

How To Get Started

Come join our Lakeland, FL Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Summer Camp, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Cardio Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts, After School, and Birthday Parties. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at 863-859-5566 if you have any further questions. Champions Mixed Martial Arts hopes to speak with you soon!

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