Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts Background

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Ryan Bow

Ryan Bow is a retired professional fighter from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He moved to Japan alone at the age of 17 to pursue his dream of becoming a professional mixed martial artist and learning the Japanese language.

A veteran of more than 30 fights, Bow competed on the pro circuit in MMA, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) events worldwide. He went on to become the Super brawl 11 Tournament Champion and the Number 1 ranked contender in the World Shooto organization before retiring from competition in 2009 to pursue a career as a coach.

Present-day, Ryan continues to coach the sport of MMA, teaching classes and conducting seminars worldwide.

Catch Wrestling Lineage:

Ryan Bow Catch Wrestling Lineage

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Lineage:

Ryan Bow Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) Lineage

Championships & Accomplishments:

  • 25+ years of experience as an MMA instructor and as a professional MMA fighter
  • MMA World Champion
  • Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Black Belt
  • Kodokan Judo Black Belt
  • Professional Muay Thai Veteran