About Us

Matador Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is run by former world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Absolute Champion Jesse Richardson. Under the tutolage of Master Sylvio Behring and Professor Shah Franco, Jesse has acquired many championships under his belt. Becoming a CBJJ recognized Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2007.

Jesse now has built the Matador MMA Academy to continue on teaching the line of Authentic BJJ and MMA. Self Defense and Sport BJJ is the focus at Matador, for not only the average person, but for those that want to take it to the next level and compete on a national and international level. Please see our classes for more information on the programs offered and the credentials of Professor Jesse Richardson.


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Matador Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an official affiliated academy and Ontario representative of Sylvio Behring Jiu-Jitsu. All BJJ students who are graded under Behring Jiu-Jitsu will be 100% certified and recognized under IBJJF, FILA, and all BJJ platforms and/or organizations. Visit our Matador Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu affiliate locations in Etobicoke, Richmond Hill, Collingwood and others world-wide!.


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