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Roufusport Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Roufusport Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Academy is considered by many to be the country’s top Martial Arts school for true beginners to serious competitors alike looking to learn Kickboxing, Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu and MMA.

The Roufus name is well known through generations of dominance in many styles of Martial Arts, with emphasis on Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Boxing. Roufusport MMA Academy is run by partners Duke Roufus, Scott Joffe and former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis.

Duke Roufus, a 4-Time Kickboxing World Champion now considered one of the world’s top Striking coaches and MMA trainers, is head coach of the Roufusport fight team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is one of the most recognizable striking coaches in North America, and is considered to be one of the top trainers of Muay Thai outside of Thailand.

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Our Expert Team

Our expert instructors teach you and/or your child valuable life skills such as confidence, discipline, self-defense, goal setting & leadership to push you to reach your goals!


Our Core Values

Our core values are built upon hard work and respect. We create a healthy and safe environment, and mentor our clients to take personal responsibility for their results.


Our Mission

We are committed to providing innovative, relevant, sustainable and accessible Martial Arts and Fitness programs that empower our students for life.


Our Promise

We pledge to provide you with a fitness environment that will be supportive, passionate, safe and full of integrity while promoting excellence and fitness in our community.

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Kids Mixed Martial Arts

Roufusport Kid's program starts children as young as 6 on their martial arts journey with instruction in the exciting and powerful art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu taught by champion and world renowned instructor Daniel Wanderley. Classes are taught with your child's physical and mental well being given the utmost attention.

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Kickboxing & Boxing

Based on Muay Thai - the 700 year old National sport of Thailand - Roufusport's Kickboxing program is known around the world as one of the premier Striking systems available.Designed for the true Beginner student, use of proper technique is always emphasized in Roufusport's high-energy Kickboxing and Boxing classes.

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Jiu Jitsu & Grappling

Our Roufusport certified Carlson Gracie Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors have traveled the world gaining knowledge and experience to properly teach you the basic fundamentals, intermediate and advanced techniques on the mat.

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Our elite and experienced trainers offer a range of services to match your fitness goals

Confidence & Self-Esteem

There are a wealth of benefits that come from a healthy self-confidence, from helping you manage fears to maintaining a positive mental attitude. Train with us and you’ll discover there is no better way to build your confidence than with the Martial Arts.


Knowledge of Self-Defense produces advantages far beyond looking cool and hoisting trophies. With these skills you’ll learn to defend yourself in a variety of situations, whether life-threatening or helping your child deal with bullying. Not only that, but you’ll gain the confidence to use – or not use – these skills to keep you and your family safe.

Discipline & Self-Control

With self-discipline comes all kinds of beneficial improvements to your life including advanced focus, new found respect, better health & fitness along with having an easier time at work or school. The bedrock of Martial Arts is founded on teaching discipline and self-control to its students.

New Friends & Mentors

Our team is dedicated to your success. Whether that means pushing you to your limits, being a friend in a time of need or spending extra time to show you a technique you’re struggling with, our Roufusport community is here to make you feel comfortable and safe while having fun getting it done!