MMA in new England has been a constant hot bed for talented fighters over the past decade. Many teams over the years have been synonymous with the success of the regions popularity in its fighters and their ability to succeed at the highest level. It all began over 15 years ago with one team properly named, Team Elite. The team now aged and mostly retired veterans was one of the most impressive assembled MMA athletes the area has ever seen. Jorge Rivera, Keith Rockel, Nuri Shakir, Matt Lee, just to name a few are still very involved within the local community now owning their own schools and still giving back considerably, But at one time, together, they were unstoppable. 15 years later we ask the obvious question, who is todays, modern day Team Elite?
Team accomplishments and rankings have only been acknowledged but once a year at the year end awards. Moving forward, we will be Ranking the top ten teams in all of New England. Before we do that, Lets reflect on which team has earned the name “Team of the decade”.