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The 2016 IBJJF Chicago Spring International Open Team Champion is Carlson Gracie !! Congrats to all of the competitors, coaches, and team members!! IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) is the   Read More ...

Congratulations Carlson Gracie Team 1st Place Today!

The Carlson Gracie Team Takes First Place at IBJJF – (International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) Chicago Summer International Open. Our team took first place. Congratulations to all of the competitors, coaches,   Read More ...

The Carlson Gracie team wins the 2015 New Breed Illinois Challenge (Sport Jiu-Jitsu) “2014 we won the team title as well as IBJJF, NAGA and others. We also did very   Read More ...

Aurora / Naperville / South Barrington and Channahon gym member Matt Shapiro wins in his Pro Debut in the 1st round with strikes from the mount. Pictured with him are   Read More ...

Carlson Gracie Naperville / Aurora gym has now added takedown and takedown defense classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 6-6:30pm. Classes will be taught by Mike Benefiel. Mike has an   Read More ...

On July 11th, 2014 at Total Fight Challenge Mixed Martial Arts MMA we went 3-0. Jackie Hansen won by unanimous decision, Luke Cherep by first round submission, and Tony Rodriguez by   Read More ...

Darren Elkins a Mixed Martial arts MMA featherweight fighter in the UFC with a record of 17-4 has earned his 2nd stripe on his brown belt under Jeff Neal / Carlson   Read More ...

Congratulations to Axel and Anthony as they traveled to Toronto, Canada to compete in the 2014 North American Kickboxing Championships. Both fighting out of the Carlson Gracie gym in Channahon/Naperville,   Read More ...

Darren Elkins will be fighting Jeremy Stephens at UFC on Fox, January 25th in Chicago. Elkins (17-3) is ranked in the top ten in the featherweight division.  He was on   Read More ...