Film Study – Shawn Bunch training stand up

This past weekend Shawn Bunch dominated the field en route to winning the U.S. National title in freestyle at 60 kg/132.25 lbs. In the finals, he took a 3-0, 2-1 decision over the man who defeated him in last year’s tournament. To compensate his wrestling training, Bunch has begun cross training a bit with MMA. … Read more

BJJ Spotlight: 2009 U.S. Open photo gallery

Photo by: Matt DelaRosa - 2009 U.S. Open in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Photo by: "Fast" Eddie Constantine - 2009 U.S. Open

On Oct. 17-18, a crew from headed up to Santa Cruz, Calif. for the 2009 U.S. Open XIV. In addition to several video interviews the guys brought back, we also have an extensive photo gallery of the event.

Below, you will see a slideshow from the men’s division. If you want to see photos of the women check out the Photo Album. Complete results for the 2009 U.S. Open can be found on the event website at

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