Our Team

Our Team

Meet the growing roster of champions and elite athletes who make up Team Hayabusa in MMA, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu.


Georges St-Pierre

2x MMA Welterweight Champion

From a young age, Georges St-Pierre became immersed in martial arts when first introduced to Kyokushin karate by his father. As an adult he began adding to his MMA skills by competing in wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Nova União. 


Cain Velasquez

2x MMA Heavyweight Champion

Two-time MMA Champion, Cain Velasquez is a world renowned mixed martial artist, top wrestler and heavyweight legend.



Dominick Cruz

2x MMA Bantamweight Champion

As one of the top pound for pound fighters in the world, Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz has showcased his immense MMA talent in footwork, striking and ability to set up unique angles against any opponent put in his path. 


Mackenzie Dern

MMA Strawweight Athlete

Mackenzie Dern, the number one ranked female black belt in brazilian jiu-jitsu, earned that honorable milestone under her father, Wellington Dias, one of the top BJJ black belts in the world. 


Nieky Holzken

World Kickboxing Champion

Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, the World Kickboxing phenom and #1 ranked welterweight in the world continues his dominant run as Glory champion. Holzken’s superior striking precision, set ups and counter-attacks allows him to pick apart his opponents inside the ring.



Simon Marcus

World Kickboxing Champion

Simon Marcus, a top ranked kickboxer and muay thai fighter has been training and competing since the age of sixteen and has never looked back.


Rafael Cordeiro

Kings MMA Head Coach

As a legendary coach in the combat world, Rafael Cordeiro has trained with the top names ever to compete in combat sports. With black belts in muay thai and brazilian jiu jitsu, Cordeiro is now head coach of Kings MMA, a world renowned mixed martial arts training destination for the best athletes in the world.