Mike Getchell

Mike Getchell

[Judo / Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu]

Mike Getchell began learning Judo in 1996 in Cairo, Egypt under Dutch Sensei Linda Criens. After 2 years with the Cairo American College Judo Club Mike moved to Reno, Nevada where he practiced briefly with the UNR Judo Team before heading to Boise, Idaho. Immediately finding a home with the Boise State Judo Club, Mike trained extensively with Sensei Mike Daglin and earned his brown belt in 2002. After taking some time off when Mr. Daglin moved out of state, Mike rejoined the Boise State Judo Club, where he continues his training under Senseis Pete and Mike Campbell. Mike also currently holds the rank of purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Bill Pate

Bill Pate

[Muay Thai / Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu]

Bill began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Boise, ID under Jacen Flynn in 2006. He was a quick study, winning his first tournament that same year. Bill also began his Mixed Martial Arts career in 2006, winning his first 5 fights and earning the XFS Amateur Lightweight Championship. Bill has taught and assisted teaching BJJ in Boise since 2007 and in 2016 earned his brown belt from SBG President, Matt Thornton. Bill currently owns a near perfect MMA record of 8-1 with all his wins coming by submission.

Freddy Arteaga

Freddy Arteaga

[Boxing / Muay Thai/ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu]

Freddy Arteaga graduated from Minico High School where he wrestled for 3 years. Following graduation from high school, he joined the United States Marine Corp, where he completed a successful tour of duty in Iraq. The USMC is where Freddy started his combat training. Freddy was an Armed Forces Pankration Invitational Runner-Up.  His MMA record is currently 8-6 (professional) and 7-3 (amateur), with 3 sub 10-second knockout victories to his credit. Freddy also currently holds the rank of Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Matt May

Matt May

[Muay Thai]

Matt “Mayhem” May is a professional Muay Thai and MMA fighter. He is currently 13-8 in MMA and 5-1 in his Pro Kickboxing/Muay Thai career. Matt has had over 50 amateur Boxing, Kickboxing/Muay Thai and MMA combined fights. He started competing in Kickboxing at the age of 15 and started competing in boxing at 16. He won State and Regional Golden Gloves Boxing two years in a row and won multiple Kickboxing titles after turning 18 year old. He has won an amateur title for MMA for the Lightweight UCE Championship in 2005. Matt also currently hold the rank of purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Scott Thometz

Scott Thometz

[Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / MMA]

Scott has over 24 years of amateur wrestling experience. In high school Scott was a 3x Idaho State High School Runner- Up for Borah High School in Boise, ID and a was a High School All-American. Upon graduation, Scott attended Boise State University on a wrestling scholarship. Following his collegiate wrestling career, Scott entered the United States Army where he became an Army Ranger, serving a tour of duty in Afghanistan and another in Iraq. While in the military, Scott discovered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and quickly developed a passion for it. Scott now has over 10 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience and is currently Combat Fitness’ Head BJJ instructor. In 2016 Scott was awarded his black belt by SBG President, Matt Thornton. Scott is also a professional Mixed Martial Artist, sporting a professional record of 11-6, with 5 wins by submission and 2 by T(KO).

Jesse Brock

Jesse Brock

[Muay Thai / MMA / Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / Fight Fit]

Jesse Brock started wrestling at the age of 8. As a youth he won numerous state wrestling championships. Jesse continued wrestling into high school and was a 2X Alaska State High School wrestling champion. He was also a 2X Cadet National Greco-Roman All-American and a Cadet National Freestyle Runner-Up. Following his successful high school wrestling career, Brock accepted a scholarship to Boise State University where he became a 2x PAC-10 Conference Champion, 1x PAC-10 Conference Runner-up, 3x NCAA National Championships Qualifier. After college Brock attempted to break into the Olympic wrestling circuit before discovering Mixed Martial Arts. Brock now trains solely for MMA where he is the current Sportfight  and Front Street Fights Bantamweight Champion and has compiled a 23-9 professional and 1-0 amateur MMA record. He is currently a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under SBG President, Matt Thornton.