Apex Mixed Martial Arts

APEX Mixed Martial Arts Training Center is Tucson’s premier MMA facility and whether you are training to fight or get in amazing shape, you will find your motivation here with your APEX family!

At APEX, you will be trained by Elite-level Professional Fighters, Athletes, and Champions who share methods, techniques, skills, and drills that are battle-tested. Our Coaches are World-class and get to know you as an individual.

We promote a positive, non-judgmental, and family atmosphere to help each other grow as a team.

Here’s a peek into our space:

Train with Professional Competitors and Athletes

JOEY “BOOM BOOM” RIVERA

Owner & Head Coach

ABOUT JOEY

NICOLE RIVERA

Owner & Coach

ABOUT NICOLE

JOEL CHAMPION

Coach

ABOUT JOEL

Humberto Duarte

Coach

ABOUT HUMBERTO

Jesse Young

Coach

ABOUT JESSE

Jeff Anderson

Coach

ABOUT JEFF

Jose Beltran

Coach

ABOUT JOSE

Michael Parker

Coach

ABOUT MICHAEL

Mike Herndon

Coach

ABOUT MIKE

Jamie Ledbetter

Coach

ABOUT JAMIE

Andy Perez

Coach

ABOUT ANDY

TEAM APEX

Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera
Pro 10-2
UFC TUF Quarterfinalist
CFFC Champion
WFF Champion
Judo National Champion
3x BJJ National Champion

Ed “Wild” West
Pro 24-10
Bellator Veteran

Joel Champion
Pro 5-1
2x Tuff-N-Uff Champion
Judo State Champion

Humberto Duarte
National Muay Thai Champion
Golden Gloves Boxing Champion
WFF MMA Champion

Nicole Forzano Rivera
3-0 MMA
Gene Lewis Boxing Champion
Ogitchidaa MMA Champion

Andy Perez
Pro 9-6
WFF Champion
LFA Veteran

Mike “War Monkey” Parker
Pro 11-6
Bellator Veteran
Air Force Combat Veteran

Sara Kirchner
3-0

Tyler McGuire
12-2
One Championship Fighter

Dorian Ramos

Jose Beltran

Jeff Andersen

Antonio Garcia

Mike Moreno

Tito Borrego

Jamie Ledbetter

Joe Yager
Pro 7-3

Nick Rhoads
Pro 10-4

Brenna Larkin
6-0
2x Tuf-N-Uff Champion

George Roop
UFC Veteran

Lyle “Sledgehammer” Steffens
Pro 5-3

Chad “Gravedigger” Griggs
Pro 11-3

Eddie “Crazyface” Arizmendi
Pro 15-6

Dylan Lui
3-0

Greg Foster
3-1

Andres Acuna
4-2

Fred Lux
Pro 7-2

Joseph Smith
2-0

Van “Smoking Gunz” Sanders
3-2

Derek Wade

Jeffrey Smith
1-0