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Juan Torres

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  • Purple Belt

Juan is a Gracie Humaita Jiu-Jitsu blue belt. He started his Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2013 under Shawn Key and Andy Yount. Juan is currently an active Professional boxer and bare knuckle boxer, however he has competed at the highest levels in combat sports. He is a Bellator MMA, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Top Rank Boxing, Premier Boxing Championship, Fury Fighting Championship veteran. He currently holds three boxing titles, ABF heavyweight champion, ABO Regional Champion, ABO Jaguar Intercontinental Champion.

Juan is often actively involved within the Huntsville community in whatever form is needed. He is also a behavior specialist for Huntsville Independent school district. His love for kids extends beyond the classroom. Juan believes learning Jiu-Jitsu is a great lifeskill to possess, because it teaches you to be calm in stressful situations. Jiu-Jitsu can give a person great self confidence, while teaching them to be humble.