FREE INTRO CLASSES: Wed 6 – 7pm & Sat 11:30 – 12:30pm

Email or call to reserve your intro class. Private intro classes are also available for $20 each. Sign up for a free class to get a taste of our instruction and learn the basics of Mixed Martial Arts: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing. There is no striking allowed in the intro class.

Team Santos Fighting Academy is Rhode Island’s oldest and longest continually operating mixed martial arts (MMA) school. Featuring classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts for beginner to advanced levels.

Students may choose to focus on one sport (just BJJ) or all three. We also offer a martial arts curriculum for kids 3-13 with classes four days a week. Coach Mat Santos is a BJJ black belt under Tim Burrill and has a prestigious career in grappling.

Come check out our new facility at 1205 Westminister street in Providence, Rhode Island, which features the largest grappling area in RI.


Recent news

Dragons Lair 2015 Photos

Team Santos – 1st tournament of 2015 is a huge win

Team Santos took to the mats the Dragons Lair grappling tournament in April. Huge win for the team and great competition from all of New England.

Ladies Shirts

Team Santos Ladies Shirts!

Hey Team, support our Ladies program and our school by rocking our Ladies T-shirts! You have 2 weeks to pre-order and don’t have to pay until you receive your shirt! Order and Check them out here!  

We have moved! Come see our new facility!

Hi everyone! We have moved to a new location a few blocks away from our old location. Come see our new grappling area and MMA cage at 1205 Westminster St Providence,RI 02909. Middle building, you will see our name on […]

Watch Glenn Allaire’s fight

If you can’t join us today at Bellator, watch Glenn’s fight here: http://www.spike.com/tv-schedule/bellator-mma