Hayastan Grappling is a system created by Sensei Gene Lebell and Sensei Gokor Chivychian focused to teach students a variety of Martial Art disciplines – specialize in Judo, Sambo, Wrestling, Gi and No Gi Grappling, Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA. Hayastan MMA Academy is Ranked the #1 academy in Judo and Grappling, and is one of the academies that is known to producing top quality professional fighters in the (UFC, Bellator) and other professional organizations.
Some of the top fighters who have trained and represented Hayastan MMA Academy are Manny Gamburyan, Karo Parisyan, Sako Chivitchian, Sevak Magakyan, Karen Darabedyan, Arthur Chivichyan, Ronda Rousey, Rodrigo Antunes, Craig Plaskett Jr, Sergio Perez and more. Hayastan MMA Academy has expanded its expertise across North America’s, Europe and Asia.
Hayastan Academy now has affiliates in North Carolina, New York, Arkansas, Florida, and many more states in the USA. Our affiliates in Germany, Italy, Canada, England, Greece, Armenia, Latvia, Poland, Denmark, Holland are one of our leading members outside of North America. Gokor Chivichyan and Gene Lebell, widely considered as one of the top instructors of the world, have created a legacy of fighters, millions of memories and an empire known as Hayastan MMA Academy.