Mike Constantino (MMA trainer)

Mike Constantino (MMA trainer)
Mike Constantino
Personal Information
Name Michael Vincent Constantino
Date of Birth February 22, 1976, (age 35)
Place of Birth Clifton, NJ, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Career Information
Industry Mixed Martial Arts
Occupation Owner
Founded Ama Fight Club
Founder(s) Mike Constantino
Est. 2004
Location United States Whippany, New Jersey
United StatesPompton Lakes, New Jersey
Notable Fighters
Prominent Fighters Jim Miller (fighter)
Dan Miller (fighter)
Charlie Brenneman
Amanda Nunes
Mike Massenzio
Ricardo Romero (fighter)
Adlan Amagov
Rafaello Oliveira
Andy Main
Jamie Varner
Scott Fairlamb
Sean "Shorty Rock" Santella
Billy Dee Williams
Website http://www.AmaFightClub.com

Mike Constantino is a mixed martial arts trainer, who operates the AMA Fight Club in Whippany, NJ and Pompton Lakes, NJ. He is the CEO of MVC Sports Management representing over 50 of the World's best Mixed Martial Arts & UFC fighters,[1] including Charlie Brenneman,[2] Ricardo Romero, Rafaello Oliveira, Andy Main, and brothers Jim Miller & Dan Miller.[3] Constantino is also the Vice - President of Premier Martial Arts.



In 2004, Constantino[4] founded his own martial art school, American Martial Arts, a premier mixed martial arts training center offering classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts & Combat Cardio Kickboxing. Two years later, Constantino’s American Martial Arts officially became the well-known MMA school, AMA Fight Club.

Prior to opening AMA in 2004, Mike was a Bodyguard for State Of The Art Security Agency (SASA) & a Tactical Instructor at ITC which is an International training camp that multiple law enforcement agencies sent their personnel to get trained in hand to hand combat as well as tactical shooting. As a bodyguard Constantino got to work with many famous celebrities including being the detail leader for the 45th Annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 2003.

In 2006, Michael Constantino[5] formed MVC Sports Management, which focuses on management of mixed martial arts competitors, models & boxers. Constantino has signed numerous successful fighters who currently compete in the UFC ( Ultimate Fighting Championship ).


In 2011 Mike Constantino[6] opened his second AMA Fight Club gym in Pompton Lakes, NJ.

On April 22, 2011, Constantino joined alongside Chris Sblendoria as Vice President to host the UCC,[7] New Jersey’s professional Mixed Martial Arts event at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, NJ.[8]

On June 4, 2011 UFC President Dana White announced after Clay Guida's win over Anthony Petis that Jim Miller from AMA Fight Club is next in line for the UFC Lightweight Title Shot.[9]

On June 5, 2011, Mike Constantino[10] signed Mike Massenzio[11] to MVC Sports management for UFC 131 against Krzysztof Soszyński.[12]

Notable fighters

North American Grappling Association champion[22]


  1. ^ http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/bjpenncom-exclusive-interview-1
  2. ^ http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/11455629?lang=en_US
  3. ^ http://www.ufc.com/news/Dan-Miller-Hungrier-Than-Ever?changeRegion=21
  4. ^ http://espn.go.com/blog/MMA/post/_/id/2304/guidas-win-secures-top-spot-for-miller
  5. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9-SsNOIMeM
  6. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/news/interviews/13-Questions-for-Mike-Constantino-31698
  7. ^ http://thegarv.com/UCC-4-Supremacy-Complete-Results.html
  8. ^ http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/ucc-4-supremacy-official-press-release/
  9. ^ http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/5/2207716/dana-white-jim-miller-next-in-line-for-ufc-lightweight-title-shot
  10. ^ http://www.mmaedition.com/mmajunkie-com-radio-ufc-118-recap-with-ama-fight-clubs-mike-constantino/
  11. ^ http://thegarv.com/Mike-Massenzio-Back-in-the-UFC.html
  12. ^ http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Mike-Massenzio
  13. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Amanda-Nunes-31496
  14. ^ http://mmaweekly.com/mike-massenzio-returns-to-the-ufc-to-face-krzysztof-soszynski-at-ufc-131
  15. ^ http://www.uccfights.com/archives/1334
  16. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/17789/mmajunkie-com-radio-dan-miller-jim-miller-mike-constantino-fight-museum-director.mma
  17. ^ http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/4420784
  18. ^ http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/11455629
  19. ^ http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/8002488
  20. ^ http://www.mmafighting.com/tag/Rafaello+Oliveira/
  21. ^ http://www.mmalinker.com/forum/ultimate-fighter/meet-tuf-12-s-andy-main-t71930.html
  22. ^ http://mmaweekly.com/best-of-the-east-ama-fight-club-team-profile-2
  23. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/20480/mmajunkie-com-radio-ufc-118-recap-with-ama-fight-clubs-mike-constantino.mma
  24. ^ http://www.renovationexperts.com/images/Siding-gray.jpg

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