2010 World MMA Awards Results

The 2010 World MMA Awards was held on Dec 1st at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The MMA Awards honors MMA athletes, companies, promoters, gyms, best performances and much more.

UFC President Dana White was one of the guests of honor. There were many others including actors, actresses and professional athletes.

Wanderlei Silva was there because his gym Wand Fight Team recieved the award for the Best MMA Gym of the Year. This is the same gym that Rion Almeida trained at and he is very thankful about being able to train at one of the best MMA gyms in the world.

If you are ever in Las Vegas, come by and check out Want Fight Team.

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Fan Page

“I’ll dance for some of your feedback…”


I am Rion Almeida a young MMA athlete that currently competes No Gi BJJ, Wrestling and Pankration events until I am old enough to compete in real MMA fights.

I want to thank God for keeping me healthy and giving me the talent to do what I enjoy and I want to thank my family, friends, fans and sponsors for all their support.

This is my Fan Page where you can leave me comments, so please leave me some feedback. You can also follow me on facebook.com/rionalmeida.

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Rion Almeida in Vegas Seven Magazine

Last week a reporter and his camera men from Vegas Seven magazine came into Wand Fight Team to do a story about MMA in Las Vegas.

While in the gym they took pictures of Rion while he was training and interviewed him after class was over. Rion was very excited that they wanted to put him in the article. This is the first time he has ever been in a magazine.

Here is a couple excerpts of the paragraphs that mentioned him.

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GCFG Ground Control Fight Gear

Ground Control Fight Gear contacted Rion Almeida to offer him product support for 2011.

They are launching a full line of kids MMA gear and Rion is excited about being a part of it. He will be one of the first kids to use Ground Controls new products on and off the mats.

Almeida will be wearing all of Ground Controls kids Jiu jitsu and MMA Gear for training and for competition. He will also be wearing their t-shirts and headgear while off the mats.

Ground Control also offered a affiliate program to allow Rion to earn some money from sales made on his website, which will help pay for his tournament fees and travel expenses.

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Wand Fight Team MMA Gym

wand fight teamRion Almeida checked out a few different training facilities around Las Vegas before deciding to train at 2010 MMA Awards best gym in the world “Wand Fight Team”.

Wand Fight Team is a world class training facility owned and operated by Wanderlei Silva.

It has over 10,000 square feet, which has a official size octagon, mats for Jiu Jitsu and MMA training, heavy bags for Boxing and Muay Thai, full fitness area, high altitude training room, MMA conditioning corner, playground and pro shop.

There our instructors and equipment for every aspect of Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing and Fitness.

All Rion’s instructors are pro fighters, such as Vitor Vianna, Peter Simone, and John George.

There are several other instructors at the gym but these ones work hands on with Almeida for different aspects of BJJ and MMA.

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