Meet the Maxum Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Team, led by head instructors and founders Joe Monahan and Alex Aristides.



 

Maxum Coaches

 

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Lennox Chance - Lead Striking Coach & Glory Kickboxing Fighter

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Lennox Chance is a seven time champion and holds US KBA and WKA titles. Lennox has fought from Canada to England, as well as all over the United States. He has fought on several big shows, such as M:1 Global, Road to Glory, Ring of Combat, etc. Lennox trains with world champion Tommy “Bee” Bottone at AFC Kickboxing, where he keeps his stand up skills sharp.
Muay Thai Kickboxer and MMA Fighter (2002-Present).
 


 

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Joe Monahan - BJJ Professor/Corner
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Joe Monahan, Maxum Brazilian Jiu Jitsu head instructor and founder. Joe is a BJJ black belt currently under Matt Serra (Team Serra). As well as a Retired 1st grade homicide detective with the NYPD. Joe started out learning martial arts as a child and has studied multiple styles over the years such as Japanese Jiu Jitsu, and kickboxing. He then began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Joe has conducted many self defense, tactics and rape prevention clinics for the NYPD. He has won multiple grappling tournaments in the united states. Also assists the United States Army in BJJ training. Joe still currently trains at the Serra academy.

 


 

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Alex Aristides - BJJ Professor/Corner
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Alex Aristides, Maxum Brazilian Jiu Jitsu head instructor and founder. Alex is a BJJ black belt currently under Matt Serra (Team Serra). Alex started out learning martial arts as a teenager. Studying multiple styles over the years such as Japanese Jiu Jitsu, judo and kickboxing. Then began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has won and placed in a number of grappling tournaments and other matches over the years such as No Gi Worlds (Mundial's), No Gi Pan American, medalist, As well as other IBJJ Federation Opens, Grapplersquest and more. Alex still competes consistantly in gi and no gi around the country as black belt. He has competed around the United States and in Brazil. Also assists the United States Army in BJJ training. Alex still currently trains at the Serra academy and competes under Team Serra.

 


 

 

Maxum Fighters

 

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Kenny Foster
Pro Mixed Martial Arts
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5'8" 145# - Bellator Featherweight

2x H.S. GA State Champion
H.S. All-American
Bellator Featherweight semi-finalist
8x Bellator Veteran.


 


 

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Brian Kelleher
Pro Mixed Martial Arts

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5'6" 135# - UFC Bantamweight  

Former Ring Of Combat Bantamweight Champion
  Former WCMMA Featherweight Champion
2x Bellator Veteran
80% Finish(Sub/KO) Rating vs Decision

 


 

AnthonyGHS
Anthony Giacchina
Pro Mixed Martial Arts
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5'8" 155# - Bellator Lightweight 


Welterweight Top kick kickboxing champion
  Tri state kickboxing champion
5x champion Good Fight
2x Finalist Long Island pride

 

 

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Kevin Horowitz
Pro Kickboxing / Mixed Martial Arts

5'7" 170# - Welterweight


Veteran Of:
   Ring Of Combat
   CESMMA
   CFFC
   Reality Fighting
  WKA Welterweight Champion


 

JillVHS
Jill Valenzuela
Pro Kickboxing / Mixed Martial Arts

5'1" 105# - Atomweight


PanAm NoGi IBJJF Champ
2016 NY Open IBJJF Champ
Won & placed in numerous other BJJ tournaments from 2007 to present (Naga, Freestyle Grappling Open, AGC, Florida Grappling League)



 

JulioGHS
Joshua Germain
Pro Kickboxing / Mixed Martial Arts

6'0" 170# - Welterweight








 


 

MakKHS
Mak Kelleher
Pro Mixed Martial Arts

5'9" 145# - Featherweight


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Practioner
Private Kickboxing/MMA Instructor
Fitness and Wellness Coach



 


 

MattRHS
Matt Ross
Amatuer Mixed Martial Arts

6'0" 155# - Lightweight


All American HS wrestler
2x state place winner HS wrestling
3rd IBJJF no gi
214-12 HS Wrestling Record

 

 

DaveDHS
Dave Dellavecchia
Amatuer Mixed Martial Arts

5'8" 135# - Bantamweight



Former Suffolk County Wrestler
2011 All county Wrestler (4th)
3x League 3 Champion
 


 

HarryTHUMB
Harry Germain
Am Kickboxing / Mixed Martial Arts

6'3" 155# - Lightweight



Aspiring Glory Kickboxer
PKF NYS Champion
WKA Top Contender


 


 

TylerLHS
Tyler Luu
Amatuer Kickboxing

5'7" 145# - Welterweight


Aspiring Professional Fighter
3+ Years Karate
Striking since age 12