Phuket Top Team (Phuket)
Current UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg trained at Phuket Top Team to prepare for her title fight against Holly Holm in December last year. This was where the Brazilian honed her stand-up skills, sparring with former Muay Thai world champions.
Cesar Gracie Jiu-jitsu (San Francisco)
This Bay Area gym has helped produce notable UFC fighters, including brothers Nate and Nick Diaz. The gym also offers classes for beginners, and newbies to the grappling art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu can learn the finer points of take-downs and submissions here.
Bali MMA (Bali)
Glory Women’s Super Bantamweight Champion Tiffany van Soest has trained out of this Canggu gym, owned by brothers Anthony and Andrew Leone, who are professional MMA fighters themselves. Boxing, Muay Thai and Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes are offered here.