ADCC Texas Championships results

On Sat., July 25, the top grapplers in the region gathered for the ADCC Texas Championships which took place in Houston. From all accounts the day-long event was a huge success with such teams as American Fight Company, Extreme Grappling, and Team Lutter competing.

The following competitors from the event qualified and will move on to the ADCC Nationals 2010 with the chance to represent North America at ADCC Worlds 2011.

Male Divisions:

  • 65.9kg – Brandon Sandefur – American Fight Company
  • 76.9kg – Tony Tipton – Team Lutter
  • 87.9kg – Jason Ebarb – Texas Punishment Crew
  • 98.9kg – Brandon Caldwell – Extreme Grappling
  • +99kg – Aaron Davis – Lake Area BJJ

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ADCC Regionals will now feed into the Trials

PRO MMA ( was notified on Wednesday that ADCC Regionals 2010 National Championships will serve as the 2010 U.S. Trials for the ADCC World Championships in 2011.

What this means for competitive grapplers is that all ADCC Regional Expert winners will get an invite to fight at the Nationals/Trials that will take place in May or June of 2010. If you win your National division, you will go to the ADCC Worlds in 2011.

This is big news for all Regional Tournament winners and ADCC Worlds hopefuls. Starting this year, the only way that you can make it to ADCC Worlds in 2011 is to win at Nationals or get an invite directly from ADCC.

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ADCC Regionals release new tournament dates

Start polishing up on your ground skills now! PRO MMA ( has been informed of several new upcoming tournament dates for ADCC Regionals events.

The event dates are as follows:

The ADCC Great Lake Championships will take place September 11th & 12th in Grand Rapids, Mich., at the Delatplex Arena. Registration for the event will open soon.

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U.S. Open XIII Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Oct.18-19 in Santa Cruz

The U.S. Open XIII Brazilian Jiu Jitsu dubbed “America’s Favorite Tournament” will be held this weekend, Oct.18-19, in Santa Cruz, CA. at the Civic Auditorium. Many schools which are also home to many great MMA fighters will be represented at the event.

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