Baruch received his black belt in brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from the legendary Carlson Gracie in 2002, and is a seasoned MMA competitor.
He is frequently called upon to train fighters in all of the top MMA organizations including the UFC, EliteXC, and WEC.
Baruch leads all jiu-jitsu classes.
Baruch received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) from the legendary Carlson Gracie in 2002. He competes professionally in MMA and submission grappling.
Baruch's regular training partners include former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion-Vitor Belfort, current UFC Middleweight Champion-Anderson Silva, former PrideFC Heavyweight Champion-Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, former BJJ Mundial Champion Amaury Bitteti, and current WEC Middleweight Champion-Paulo Filho. Accomplishments
- Xplode Fight Series champion USA 2012Watch Baruch:
- Xplode Fight Series Champion USA 2011
- Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Champion USA 2011
- MINOTAURO FIGHT III Champion - Brazil 2006
- PROFIGHT COMBAT SHOW Champion - Brazil 2003
- MECA WORLD VALE-TUDO 10 Champion - Brazil 2003
- Open Class Champion - 6th Int'l Submission Grappling
- Open Class Champion - NITFIGHT No Gi Tournament
- 1st Place - Brazil Interstate No Gi Tournament 2
- 1st Place - No Gi Tournament OF MACAE 1
- 1st Place - Gavazza Cup 8