ABOUT RAPTOR JIU JITSU
Raptor offers the dream of changing lives through Mixed Martial Arts. We are a strong community of fun-loving, adventurous people of all ages and walks of life who have a passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai (also known as Kickboxing), and mixed martial arts, and a deep appreciation for the benefits it brings into our lives.
If you are looking for a more effective, exciting workout, interested in learning self defense, or want to train with the best and competing at the amateur or professional level, Raptor Jiu Jitsu in Edmond, Oklahoma is the place! We aren't just a gym, we are a family.
PRINCIPLES OF RAPTOR JIU JITSU
MEET OUR HEAD INSTRUCTOR
Derrick started his career with wrestling. He was the Oklahoma HS Wresting State Champion in 2007. He wrestled for UCO and then switched his focus to MMA and BJJ.
Derrick is a Bellator, Legacy FC, and LFA veteran as well as a FCF Lightweight Champion. He is also a Professional Boxer and is an Oklahoma state champion and a Showbox veteran.
Derrick has over 30 MMA/Boxing/Kickboxing matches and is a coaching veteran of UFC, Bellator, and LFA.
Derrick earned his black belt in 2021 under Carlos Machado Jitsu. He has coached 10 years and manages Raptor Jiu Jitsu gym.