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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by socalpankration, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. socalpankration

    socalpankration FIGHTLEAGUE.ORG

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    Have an opportunity to put together two 8 man $1500-$2000 prize money Grappling Tournaments in Southern California.

    Tenative - Either mid December or Early Spring
    Who would you pick?


    8 Man $1500-$2000 Tournament
    170 lbs & under
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    8 Man $1500-$2000 Tournament
    200 lbs & under
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    US Amateur Fight League
     
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    BatBoyJG Brown Belt

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    Bill Cooper is a must have
     
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    KeNPoWeRs Orange Belt

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    no heavy?
     
  4. socalpankration

    socalpankration FIGHTLEAGUE.ORG

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    Either 200 and under or heavyweight. Which ever would draw the best guys....
     
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    Zankou Muscle and Hate Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Nino Schembri
    Romulo Barral
    Xande Ribeiro
    Shane Rice
    Kron
    ... and a million others I'm forgetting.
     
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  7. socalpankration

    socalpankration FIGHTLEAGUE.ORG

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    Who else.....
     
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    Macungah Blue Belt

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    Dean Lister
    Jeff Glover
    Rani Yahya
    Mike Cusi
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  9. socalpankration

    socalpankration FIGHTLEAGUE.ORG

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    How many of these guys would compete in a $1500 8 Man Grappling Tournament??
     
  10. Mike Wilson Jr.

    Mike Wilson Jr. Amateur Fighter

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    Cobrinha!!!! Hes in LA now!

    Caio Terra, Kayron Gracie, Javier Vasquez, Baret Yoshida, Nino Shembri, Jeff Glover, Shane Rice, Cleber Luciano, Rani Yahya. (Reserve: Tim Peterson, Beneil Dariush, Sean Roberts)

    Xande, Romulo, Dean Lister, Lucas Lepri, Joao Assis, Kron Gracie. Not a ton of really good 200lbers from So.Cal.

    Uh, shouldnt you call them up?
     
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    metatronics Yellow Belt

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    Laercio Fernandes (under 140 lbs.)
    Giva Santana (200 lbs. +)
     
  13. Mike Wilson Jr.

    Mike Wilson Jr. Amateur Fighter

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    ^ This guy posting too.
     
  14. socalpankration

    socalpankration FIGHTLEAGUE.ORG

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    Mikey Gomez is a bigger sized competitor from SoCal.
     
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    Fabricio Werdum, romulo barral, jeff glover, josh barnett, bill cooper, nino schembri, shane rice, dean lister, kron gracie, clark gracie, mayhem miller, joao assis, to name a few
     
  20. Mike Wilson Jr.

    Mike Wilson Jr. Amateur Fighter

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    Hes one id like to see there as well, but there is a 200lb weight limit.

    ttt for this thread. Hopefully they can make it happen.
     

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