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Overview (2)

Nickname TigerHeart
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

In 2017 Toby moved to the Lake Norman Area to be close to his Family and open a second TWF School and continue his dream of helping other "Discover and Develop Their True Warrior Within". True Warrior Fitness Lake Norman Officially Opened in Late 2017 at 140 Raceway Dr., Mooresville, NC where they offer Personal Training and Classes in Muay Thai Kickboxing and Jiu Jitsu along with a Competition Team for more advanced students.

History of True Warrior Fitness: Toby TigerHeart Grear relocated to Los Angeles in 2004 to pursue his Dream of Fighting in the UFC and Owning and Operating the Best MMA Facility L.A. In 2004 Toby Opened True Warrior Fitness, LLC and operated in Downtown L.A. at the historic L.A. Boxing Club teaching Muay Thai Kickboxing Privately. In 2008 Toby opened his first facility of his own at 633 N. La Brea in Hollywood, CA which offered a full Children's Program taught by Hollywood MMA Legend Justin "Gator" Harris, World Champion Black Belt Jiu Jitsu by "Xande" Ribeiro, Women's Muay Thai by Female Fighter Pola "Bear" Cornella" and Muay Thai by TigerHeart all under ONE ROOF. Along with being recognized by CBS L.A. as being one of the Top 5 MMA Gyms in L.A. in 2016 True Warrior Fitness LA amassed 87 amazing 5 Star reviews on Yelp over 13 years in Business.

Through a continued Partnership with Legends MMA True Warrior Fitness LA is still operating a Muay Thai School in Los Angeles under the Guidance of Professional Fighters Oscar Müller & Eugene Cacho, and assisted by Female Mixed Martial Artist and Actress Mackenzie Berlin.

Toby TigerHeart Grear started training in Judo at the Lima, Ohio YMCA at age 6 with his Older Brother Todd and Younger Brother Tyler. Todd would go on to win multiple Championship Golf Titles in United States while Tyler Served in Afghanistan in the US Army after a successful Muay Thai Career of his own in the Heavyweight Division. In 2005 Toby had his 2st Professional Fight in MMA with the specific goal of fighting the the Ultimate Fighting Championship one day under the watchful eye of Dana White. This dream was fulfilled less than 5 years he was one of the featured fighters on the 12th Season of the Ultimate Fighter which Debuted and Spike TV in July of 2010.

It was at this point that he transitioned into Full Time Gym Operation, Fighter Management, Talent Management, and Fight Promotion as the Master of Ceremonies for many years for the TFA which was the first Mixed Martial Arts Promotional company Licensed in California producing many World Champions and UFC Stars. True warrior Fitness LA is a World Renowned MMA School featured on many Network TV Shows, in the Feature Film "Entourage", and many segments on FOX Sports. At one point Toby had 12 Fighters under Management Contracts including 3 Women who were actively fighting in California and throughout the world. As a Talent Manager he booked many of his athletes and trainers in Commercials, TV Shows, and even Feature Films.

Toby TigerHeart Great is the only Professional Fighter Licensed in California with Knockout Wins as a Professional Boxer, Muay Thai Fighter AND Mixed Martial Arts Fighter. In 2007 Toby was Featured on the Front Page of the L.A. Times along with 3 pages inside about his upbringing and life as a fighter. A story of Toby's Mother's role in his career was also featured in a book entitled "Fighting for Acceptance: Mixed Martial Artists and Violence in American Society" which is currently avaialbe on Amazon. Starting in 2007 Toby Won and Successfully Defended the Total Fighting Alliance Lightweight World MMA Title while competing as a Professional Boxer with an Undefeated record, and fighting Muay Thai Legend Kongnapa for the WCK Lightweight World Title in 2009. After Studying Jiu Jitsu for 29 years Toby Received his Black Belt in Los Angeles in the Gracie Jiu Jitsu System under the Guidance of 7th Degree Aloisio Silva and 4th Degree Fabio Vinelli.

Toby's True Passion is helping others Discover Their True Warrior Within while improving their Physical Fitness, Emotional Fitness, and Spiritual Fitness through Martial Arts Training and discipline. Along with a successful career as a Gym Owner, Fight Manager, and Fighter Toby also has 14 Professional Actor Listings for appearing on various Talk Shows, Scripted TV Shows and Movies over the 13 years he was in Hollywood.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Toby Grear

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