Niagara's Professional Sports Team

Our Fighters are Athletes

At Modern Vision MMA, whether you plan on competing at the highest level of MMA competition or wish to test your skills in Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or even light-contact kickboxing and MMA, you have the resources you need.  The splash we have created in Niagara over the past 3.5 years has been huge as we became the school of choice for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA in Niagara in such a short period.

We are now a rising star in amateur kickboxing through CASK.  Your options at Modern Vision are unlimited and our coaching staff is the most dedicated, professional and skilled coaching staff you will find in Niagara.
  • Andrew Cseh 6-3

    He has been deemed as "The Future" of Canada's 135lb division by fight announcers such as Robin Black from Canada's "The Score" fighting series. With a controversial 6-3 pro record as most believe him to be 8-1 one thing is for sure when an opponent steps into the cage with "Animal:" he is in for a fight. Cseh is explosive from everywhere and has the punching power to end a fight at any moment. Couple that with a 115w and 11 loss BJJ reco...
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  • Matt DiCenso 3-1 185

    Matt DiCenso is the "nicest Bully you will ever meet." A well educated fighter in and out of the cage Matt DiCenso is all business when it comes to a fight. He will knock you out, tap you out or out smart you with winning over the judges. He is the Rocktagon MMA, OFC and Prodigy MMA Light heavyweight Amateur Champion. He will be turning pro in the near future, watch out for this guy! MMA record 11-2 (3-1 Pro) (8-1 Amateur)   ...
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  • Aaron Jeffery

    Aaron Jeffery 7-1 will rise quickly in the Professional MMA ranks as he is a dedicated fit athlete who rarely misses a training session. His appearance is impressive and follow that up with multiple BJJ tournament wins Aaron's presence will be felt by his opponents once a clinch is established. With that said Aaron is steadily improving his striking game.A BJJ Blue Belt (Omar Salvosa) his confidence is shining. Expect to see a lot of him in 20...
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  • Xavier Nash

    MMA record 8-2, 1-0 Professional, 7-2 Amateur Xavier is a rising star in the Professional ranks he defines toughness as he combines his steel chin with an unforgiving relentless ground game. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt, Xavier will pull you into his game with his sheer determination and aggression. We expect to see him win titles in the near future as he continues to improve on his already impressive record as well as his solid ski...
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  • Eric Attard

    MMA RECORD 8-3(4-5 PRO) (4-0 AMMY) Eric is a warrior who has electrified crowds over the past 5 years with is incredible displays of heart and power in the lightweight division. He began his career as a Welterweight but was average size and has now moved to lightweight where he is among the biggest in his weight class. Go to  http://www.ericatomic.com to visit his Web Site. 25/8/2012 Loss Submission vs. Jason Saggo (7-1)...
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  • Vladimir Kazbekov

    Vladimir comes to Team Ascension with a strong wrestling from growing up in Vladikavkaz Russia. Vladimir made his move to Team Ascension for the family environment of the team and to train under the highly organized Coaching Staff under Chris Bonfoco at Modern Vision MMA.A high energy fighter with an enthusiastic attitude give Vladimir his edge in competition. 135 BANTAMWEIGHT 5-1 2/8/2014 Win Unanimous Decision vs. Jona...
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  • Dalton Brady, 135 3-0

    The first of our 2nd generation of MMA fighters Dalton is definitely an Ascension 2.0 fighter. He brings experience from his teen years in competitive K1 Thai Kickboxing and 4 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition prior to stepping into the cage for the first time.A Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and open class athlete with Combat Sports Canada in K1, Dalton is also a candidate for the Canadian National K1 team. This kids is going far in...
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  • Joe Pimentel

    Joe Pimentel is the newest fighter to join our MMA ranks at Team Ascension. Joe has been competing heavily in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 2013, and was crowned the Ontario Low Kick, Kickboxing Novice Provincial Champion in 2013. Joe has heart for days and has an excellent work ethic like all Team Ascension fighters. Small in stature Joe never stops pushing in training as even a light class turns rough for him given he weighs only 130lbs and stan...
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  • Amir Niknazar

    (2-0) One word describes Amir and that is BEAST. Amir comes to the table with all the tools needed for an MMA fighter. He is highly trained in wrestling through Valerieu Ostanov whose wrestling fits comfortably with BJJ and MMA. With that said, he is an accomplished BJJ no-gi competitor and a 2 time provincial BJJ No-Gi Champion.  A BJJ Purple Belt (Omar Salvosa) Amir is ready to take on all foes ... but wait a minute he is 2-0 with ...
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  • Paul Gallo

    Paul is from our Toronto Team out of Salvosa BJJ. Paulo is a complete Mixed Martial Artist who is well trained and will be sporting Amateur MMA Title belts soon. I highly advise his opponents to be prepared as Paulo is a smart trained tough fighter who can win anywhere in an MMA fight. He also has several BJJ tournament championships to his name. The longer it takes Paulo to get multiple matches the harder it will be on his opponents as he i...
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  • Ashton Nemdhari

    Ashton is an excellent student of martial and will prove to only get stronger in the cage after every fight. A proud Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt Aston has won several tournament medals and continues to improve his striking. After suffering a set back in his first fight in the cage losing by knockout, Ashton returned to the gym and his fire for competition burned even hotter than ever. Watch fo him to go on a winning streak and take sever...
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  • Kevin Johnston

    Kevin Johnston (6-2) is the name and Slippery is his game. Kevin brings a unique approach to MMA with his outstanding Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills coupled with his magical escape artist style. Kevin doesn't wait for his opponents mistakes, he creates them with his creativity and unpredictable striking and grappling game.   Don't let his slender build and shy demeanor fool you. Kevin is a beast and just when you think you're safe ...
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  • Anthony Romero

    Anthony Romero is a rising star among the many fighters here with Team Ascension. Albeit Anthony is only 15 but has earned a spot on our fighters page due to his incredible accomplishments already in his young career. Watchout as this young man will be going very far in Mixed Martial Arts ... Get an autograph while you can! Anthony has excelled in all areas of the MMA game and was a participant in the first Sanctioned Amateur MMA event he...
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  • Brendan Fang

    Brendan Fang (3-1) is a fast athletic fighter who brings tonnes of energy to the cage whenever he gets the opportunity. Brendan flat out loves to fight and loves to compete. His excitement and enthusism for MMA shows in all his fights as they are always a joy to watch. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue belt with a solid striking background Brendan has a bright future.   31/3/2012 win vs. Josh Hilliard (4-2) via Armbar Round 2 1...
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  • Brandon Bouchard

    Brandon "Bubbles" Bouchard 185lbs MMA record 2-0 1/29/2011win vs. Kyle Eberts (0-1) rear Naked Choke 0:37 of round 2 (Cleveland Ohio) 6/12/2010 Win Unanimous Decision vs. Chris Torres (0-1) (Erie Pennsylvania)
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  • Chris Jurgenson

    MMA Record 1-0 21/1/2012win Triangle Choke vs. Steve Chapple (0-1) 1:40 into round 1 (Cleveland Ohio)
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  • Declan Hayward

    Declan Harward 155lbs MMA record 1-0 1/29/2011 win vs. Pierre Greenhill (2-1) Decision (Cleveland Ohio)
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