What is The "Toro Cup"?   BJJ Super-Match-ups for worthy causes

THE Toro Cup Match Maker

John "Bagels" Telford and Boomer


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Toro Cup 1  was held February 28, 2015.  We raised over $2500 for The George Pendergrass Foundation for Leukemia Research.   Thank you to everyone who attended!


Toro Cup2  was held May 16, 2015.  We raised $1703 for the Durham County Animal Protection Society!  Thank you!


Toro Cup 3  was held October 17, 2015.  We raised over $1200 for Mission 22.  Mission 22 is an organization committed to ending US Military Veteran suicide.  


Toro Cup 4 was held September 10, 2016.  We raised $1250 for the Tererê Kids Project!! Thank you to everyone who competed, attended or volunteered!


Toro Cup 5 was held November 12, 2016.   We raised $1056 for Gi's 4 GI's!!   Thank you to everyone who competed, donated a gi, attended, sponsored or volunteered!


Toro Cup 6 was held February 11, 2017.   We raised $1528 for Gi's 4 GI's!!   Thank you to everyone who competed, donated a gi, attended, sponsored or volunteered!


Toro Cup 7 was held June 10, 2017.  We raised $1660 for the Womens Center of Wake County!!  Thank you to everyone who competed, attended or volunteered!


Toro Cup 8 was held October 14, 2017.  We raised $1218 for Warrior Wellness Solutions!!

​ We had a great turn out - so many great matches and AMAZING volunteers - thank you!!


Toro Cup 9 was held April 14, 2018.   We raised $2300 for Rubao Carioca, helping him with medical expenses.   


Toro Cup 10 was held June 23, 2018.  We raised $1911.50 for the NC Autism Society/Camp Royall.  


​Toro Cup 11 was held Sept 22, 2018.  We raised $1368.50 for MMA for Africa (The Lionheart Initiative) AND $1143 for the Heiber family who were devasted by a hurricane. 


Toro Cup 12 was held  Dec 8, 2018.  We raised $2418.50 for Rudy Fischmann (BJJ Black Belt who is battling brain cancer)


Toro Cup 13 was held March 30, 2019.  We raised $2905 for Chelsea McCoy (Martial Artist who is battling bone cancer)


Toro Cup 14 was held June 15, 2019.  We raised $5000 for the DeVinney family.


Toro Cup15 was held Sept 7, 2019.  We raised $2141 for Richmond Animal Care + Control


Open Mat for Matt Messer, September 21, 2019.  We raised $1574 for Matt Messer - to help with medical bills.  


Toro Cup 16 was held November 2, 2019.  We raised $1684 for the Orange County Rape Crisis Center


Toro Cup 17 was postponed due to the corona virus.  During this time - Toro BJJ Brand gave back $2914.01 to NC,VA and SC Jiu Jitsu academies. 


Toro Cup 17 was held Sept 18, 2021.  We raised $4000 for Cynthia Ignacio.


Toro Cup 18 was held December 4, 2021.  We raised $3100 for Trevor Hayes.






Toro Cup is an amazing day of Jiu Jitsu Super Fights

50% of ticket sales go to worthy causes. 

Through 18 Toro Cups - our amazing BJJ community has raised $40,086 for GREAT causes.  THANK YOU!!