Entries by Chewy

Louisville Jiu-jitsu Team Wins Big in Cincinnati

It’s no secret that our Louisville Jiu-jitsu Team loves to compete. From our coaches, down to our kids. We have competitors at every age and weight (both male and female).   And in December we took a strong team up to Cincinnati for the IBJJF Cincinnati Open.   During the competition we had numerous stand […]

We’re probably not what you expect . . .

When you think of people who do Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and CrossFit? When people come into Derby City MMA. They often have a bit of a misplaced idea of who we are. And this past weekend is a great example of what I mean.  When people think of MMA, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Boxing and Crossfit. They […]


Women’s Brazilian Jiujitsu Class (Starts Nov 1st)

Women’s Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Class Starting November 1st, 2017 Recently several of our female Brazilian Jiu-jitsu practitioners competed in an all female submission only tournament. Which is super cool. A submission only tournament is where the BJJ competitors roll with one another until one successfully achieves a hold of some sort. Choke hold, arm lock, leg lock, […]


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Training With YouTubers?

Did you know that our Brazilian Jiu-jitsu training team has 3 well known YouTube personalities. Well. . . well known in the BJJ community anyway. Chewy, Chad and Adam have been doing videos on YouTube since 2012 together. These videos get featured regularly on various Brazilian Jiujitsu news websites, Facebook groups and blogs. In a recent […]

Louisville BJJ Competition Team Wins at NAGA

Louisville BJJ Competition Team Wins at NAGA 2017 Derby City MMA in Louisville, Ky is home to the areas most active Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competition team. Every weekend it seems like we have some competition going on somewhere. Recently our team was in Cincinnati competing at the NAGA Brazilian Jiujitsu competition. When we arrived to the tournament. […]


Want to Try a Beginners Boxing Class ?

Are you interested in beginners Boxing class but have no experience? Do you feel worried that you’re going to get in the way because you’re not in the best shape or have never learned the proper form? This is by far one the biggest worry most people have when they come into our gym. They have […]


Louisville Brazilian Jiujitsu Win in Charlotte

Our Louisville Brazilian Jiujitsu Competition Team scored several victories and solid performances back in 2016. During the event 3 of our BJJ competitors took to Charlotte to test their abilities. Our head BJJ coach Chewy, Eugene (Purple Belt at the time) and Chris (Blue Belt at the time).   The matches were filled with some great […]


Louisville Brazilian Jiujitsu Team Shines At Submission Only Tournament

This weekend our Louisville Brazilian Jiujitsu team had some fantastic performances at the UGI grappling competition.   Last weekend 5 of our Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitors stepped up to compete in a super match style Bjj competition. Our Louisville Brazilian Jiujitsu program here at Derby City MMA put 3 Blue Belts, 1 Brown Belt and 1 […]


This Louisville MMA Does Things a Little Different

Louisville MMA Gym 4th of July Party At Derby City MMA in Louisville, Ky. We not only train together. But we also have a great community atmosphere. This is probably one of the reasons that so many people in the Louisville area looking for a gym come to us to do Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Boxing, Crossfit […]

It’s a Different Experience at This Louisville Gym

Along with offering the best Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Boxing and Crossfit that any Louisville gym has to offer. Our facility also offers such a different experience than the rest. One of those is just workouts that fun! Like this workout. Recently our head Crossfit coach (Grindhouse Crossfit), head Brazilian Jiujitsu coach (Chewy) and a couple of […]