Instructor Name:Chris Benford

Muay Thai Fighter and BJJ Competitor Chris Benford helps in our BJJ Program.


Other Information: Chris Benford and I started training at Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts in 2006.  In 2007 he had his first Muay Thai Kickboxing Fight and continued to train and compete through 2010.  It was a great experience competing In NJ and NY.   In 2011 he started Training BJJ, and received his Blue belt from Fernando "Cabeca" Sarmento Jr. on July 20, 2012. In October of 2014 he was able to earn his Purple Belt.  He has competed in BJJ regularly since 2011 and have won Multiple Gold Medals at each Belt Level.  He looks forward to training and competing for many years to come.  In 2014 he began teaching the Kids BJJ classes and Private Lessons at Fatjo's MMA.   Chris is also a certified Russian Kettlebell instructor and a Strength and conditioning Coach.  He is a Great Asset to the team and I Look Forward to watching him grow as a student and Instructor.