ABOUT US

Welcome to Fight Sports the Falls, one of the leading Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academies in South Florida, located in the Falls/Pinecrest area. Our school offers top class jiu jitsu and mixed martial art classes for all levels and age groups. Under the instruction of master teacher and mentor, Leon Barrocas, national and international BJJ medalist and student of Fight Sports founder and world renowned practitioner, Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, anyone with an interest and desire to learn the sport has the opportunity to cultivate their passion for jiu jitsu in a family style environment with world class instruction. We at Fight Sports the Falls invite you to become part of our academy and create your own life inspiration through the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Our mission is to help people evolve and improve their lives through the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle.  We aim to help people build their confidence, achieving leadership skills to be able to help others through positive actions leading to a world class attitude both on and off the mat.

OUR MISSION

To help people evolve and improve their lives through the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle. We strive to build confidence and leadership skills amongst our students and community as a whole.  We live to help others through positive actions and interactions in hopes that this behavior manifests, developing a world class attitude both on and off the mat.

ABOUT LEON BARROCAS

Leon Barrocas, head instructor at Fight Sports the Falls, began practicing jiu jitsu in 2007 under the instruction of Master Moacir “Boca” Oliveira from Team De la Riva and transitioned to Fight Sports as a purple belt. Since starting jiu jitsu, he’s competed in both national and international competitions, medaling predominantly in gold, followed by multiple silver and bronze. His passion for jiu jitsu is not only manifested as a practitioner and competitor, but also as a teacher, leading his students to win multiple medals, individually and as a team, in various top competitions.

His most recent accomplishments include:

  • Gold medal winner in division, State FLBJF
  • Gold medal winner in absolute, State FLBJF
  • 2x gold medal winner in division, Boca Open IBJJF
  • 2x gold medal winner in absolute, Boca Open IBJJF
  • Silver medal winner in division, Abu Dhabi Pro Trial
  • Silver medal winner in absolute, Abu Dhabi Pro Trial
  • Gold medal winner in division, National Championship IBJJF
  • Gold medal winner in absolute, National Championship IBJJF
  • Bronze medal winner in division, Masters World Championship IBJJF
  • Masters World Championship IBJJF, Bronze medal winner in absolute

ABOUT ROBERTO "CYBORG" ABREU

Roberto de AbreaFillho, the founder and creator of Fight Sports, also known as Cyborg in the Jiu Jitsu community, began his journey in his hometown city of Campo Grande, Brazil. For the last ___ years, Cyborg has led the Fight Sports team in Brazil, the United Sates, Canada, Ireland and Morocco, turning many of his students into champions. His dedication to the art and desire to spread the practice of jiu jitsu to as many people as possible can be seen through the continued success of Fight Sports not only in Brazil but throughout the world.  

His accomplishments include:

  • 4x gold medalist in World Championships
  • 3x Pan American champion
  • 3x South American champion
  • Multiple medals in both Brazilian and European Nationals
  • Member of the National Brazilian Wrestling Team
  • Fourteen wins at Grapplers Quest Open Class
  • 2013 ADCC champion

OUR LINEAGE

OUR INSTRUCTORS

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Leon Barrocas

Leon Barrocas, head instructor at Fight Sports the Falls, has competed in both national and international competitions, medaling predominantly in gold, followed by multiple silver and bronze. Specialized position half guard & De la Riva.

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Carlos "Machita" Flores

Carlos Flores, was introduced to jiu-jitsu during his sophomore year of high school.  He trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu full time and holds a purple belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu.  In his 4.5 years of training, he has received multiple silver and bronze medals in competitions such as PanAms and worlds.

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Alexei Pompa

Alexei Pompa, a native of Havana, Cuba, has been practicing Judo for over 25 years.  He was introduced to Judo at the age of 7 and obtained his black belt in 1997, at the age of 20. He is currently working towards his Black belt second Dan (nidan) with the USA Judo Federation and also holds a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu.  

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Christian Leiva

Under the tutelage of Hall of Fame Wrestling Coach, Jim Husk, Christian began his wrestling career as a high school sophomore.  He quickly garnered a number of championships and attained a record of 56-1 with a single loss after a shoulder and knee injury.   A year later, he wrestled an entire season with a record of 27-0.