Jeff Neal

Jeff Neal

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / MMA Coach:

Coaching / Career

• Carlson Gracie Team (MMA-Jiu-Jitsu), Second degree Black Belt

• Black Belt Judo

• Black Belt Tae Kwon Do

• Inducted to the Total Fight Challenge Hall of Fame in 2009

• Inducted into Corral's Combat Classic Hall of Fame (MMA and Jiu-jitsu) in 2008

• U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Most Distinguished Jiu Jitsu Instructor of the Year (2004)

• 2-time award winner of the Iron Heart Crown Outstanding Coach Award (Mixed Martial Arts)

• USA Boxing Certified Coach Member #2718949213

• Chicago Challenge 1,2,3,4 and 5 Heavy Weight Champion (Mixed Martial Arts)

• Graki-Boxing Champion (Mixed Martial Arts)

• Midwest Jiu-Jitsu Champion (Sport Jiu-Jitsu)

• Judan Classic Champion Black Belt division (Judo)

• North/South Runner up Black Belt division (Judo)


• Over 800 coaching victories in Mixed Martial Arts, Sport Jiu-Jitsu and Boxing

• Coach to UFC/WEC Fighter Ricardo Lamas

• Iron Heart Crown Light Heavy Weight Champion (Stephan Bonnar) Mixed Martial Arts

• Battle of the Master Champion (Dan Spicholski) Mixed Martial Arts

• Chicago Challenge Champion (Bill O'Connell) Mixed Martial Arts

• Total Fight Challenge Main Event Winner (Adriel Villa) Mixed Martial Arts

• North American Grappling Association Team Champion, 2005, 2006, runner up 2007 Pan American Masters Team runner up 2003 (Sport Jiu-Jitsu)

• Corral Classic Team Champion (Sport Jiu-Jitsu)

• Fight Club Boxing Main Event Winner (Hulice Davalos)

• Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Boxing Gold Medal (Pat Villwock)

• Gracie National Jiu Jitsu Championship Kids Gold Medal 2004 (Ryan Bishop)

• Arnold Gracie World Championship Kids Advanced Gold Medal 2006 (Ryan Bishop)

• Coach to Jason Sullins, Gold Medalist in the expert gi division of the 2008 NAGA Chicago, the 2008 C3, the 2009 Arnold Classic, and the US Open

• Coach to Fight Card Entertainment's Heavyweight Champion Jeff Burdorf

• Coach to Cut Throat, Fight Card Entertainment's Welterweight Champion Danny Morales

• Coach to Mark Vujovic, NAGA Expert Gold Medalist from 2006-2008, 2008 C3 Gold Medalist, and 2010, 2006 Gracie Nationals Advanced Gold Medalist

• Coach to C3 Light Heavyweight champion Matt "the Assassin " Sassolino

• Coach to NAGA World Intermediate Silver Medalist Danielle Hobeika

• BJJ Coach/Cornerman for Team Colon MMA Fighters

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