The Fight Capital Gym is the first Mixed Martial Arts Gym in the state of Nevada. Once famously known as Academy J-sect Jiu Jitsu, founder and MMA pioneer John Lewis opened the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school in the Vegas Valley which became a popular training destination for mixed martial artist across the world.
Lewis eventually teamed up with professional boxer and UNLV boxing coach Skipper Kelp to add the striking element to J-sect Jiu Jitsu. Academy J-sect quickly became one of the premier mixed martial arts training centers in the world. As the popularity of the UFC skyrocketed in the early to mid 2000's J-sect opened its doors to the everyday person and was no longer just a place for fighters and jiu jitsu competitors.
Academy J-sect's clientele became much more diversified and different classes were added to the curriculum to accommodate the new customers so that everyone could benefit from the knowledge and skills of Lewis and Kelp. Lewis, a successful entrepreneur and aspiring actor moved to California to purse other business opportunities and left sole ownership of the gym to Skipper Kelp.
Kelp wanted the name of the gym to reflect what was happening inside, which was Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, and MMA. So many fighting disciplines were represented under one roof that the only appropriate name could be the Fight Capital.