Born and raised in New Orleans, LA. James London has always had a different outlook on life. He has endured many challenges, always striving to be the best at whatever task he chose. As a child, James excelled in sports on the track and football field, but academics was always his strongest point. These accomplishments were just a few of many factors that started him on the path he walks so proudly today.
In December 2001, James joined the United States Army and is still providing service for his country. He is currently ranked as a Sergeant First Class and works as a Guidance Counselor helping to develop community relationships that generate and maintain positive Army images that result in increased enlistments of highly qualified individuals.
James had his MMA debut in September 2010 at 155lbs. His mixed martial arts background consists of Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling and Karate. He has accomplished a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a Red Belt in Shotokan Karate. James is also a 3x 135lb MMA Blue Corner Champion. Although his journey has not been easy, through his adversity, James has learned that with success comes great sacrifice and each day he forces himself to be pushed past his limits physically and mentally.
In January 2015, James turned his dreams into reality by winning his Professional MMA Debut at 135lbs via TWO Knockdown Head Kicks and vicious Ground and Pound. Now with a 3-1 Pro Record and various grappling awards, James has decided to share his talents on a more personal platform with those that seek to be enlightened. As a Brown Belt he feels his journey to black will definitely be one to remember. He is excited to share all the knowledge he learns along the way with his students.