UPDATE: JUNE 06, 2020

As of Friday June 05, 2020 WHATCOM COUNTY IS IN PHASE 2 of washington states' COVID 19 reopening plan. this means we can open for groups classes of five or less!

currently we are only open to current Paying members. So if you would like to come in and try out a class please use our message form below and we can set up private lessons. once we reach PHase 3 we will be able to hold larger, more open classes.


Below is information on how our facility is running based on guidelines provided by the State of Washington.

Thank you!  



BellingHam MMA was EstAblished in 2010 by Charlie Pearson, Landon Showalter and Jeremy Saunders. Bellingham MMA was created to foster and grow local fighters and athletic talent. 

In 2016, Coach Hunter; a long time student and one of their original fighters bought the gym with his partner, Lara, and they continued to grow and develop the gym into what it is today. We believe anyone can and should learn martial arts and everyone is welcome as long as they treat everyone in the gym with kindness and respect. 



Head Coach and Owner

Coach Hunter has been practicing martial arts for over 15 years and is a current professional athlete in MMA and JiuJitsu, With over 35 fights in kickboxing, mma and Muay Thai. He has a purple belt In jiujitsu as well as a Blue belt in Sambo.




Lara Carter is the Co-Owner

of BMMA and she Manages Programs, marketing,graphics and the social media. She started training in 2016 and competed in Grappling in 2019, winning sliver at Naga. 



Women's Instructor

Penny McMahon has been competing in MMA, Kickboxing and JiuJitsu since 2015. Penny runs our women's jiujitsu every Saturday which is open and free to all women in our community!




Our Address:

2694 Roeder Ave STE 101 

Bellingham WA 98225

We offer a free trial,

contact for details!

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