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Competitors List 

CATEGORY 1 | Adult Male, Adult Female, Master, Senior 1 and Senior 2

ADULT DIVISION

Black Belt

-141lbs (anything under 141.0 lbs)
John Cho – Alliance NYC
Sidemar Honorio – Renzo Gracie Academy
Kail Bosque – Vincente Jr. Team
Gabriel Martins – Gracie Barra
Isac Chaves – Nova Uniao

-154lbs (141.1 lbs thru 154.0 lbs)
Micah Crouse – Craig Cramer (Royce Gracie).
Rodrigo Faria - Checkmat
Bruno Amorim – Gracie Barra Texas
Gustavo Carpio – Marra Senki

-167lbs (154.1 lbs thru 167.0 lbs)
Renan Borges – Brazilian Top Team
Francisco Iturralde – Alliance
Josh Vogel – Balance Studios
Rafael Quinones – Pitbull
Marcel Goncalves – Fight Sports
Rafael Costa – Renzo Gracie Academy

-180lbs (167.1 lbs thru 180.0 lbs)
Chris Reymann – Renzo Gracie Academy
Tanner Rice – Rice Bros BJJ
Magid Hage – Gracie Barra
Fletcher Linton – Maxercise
Alex Aristides – Serra/Maxum BJJ
Jonatas Novaes - Team Brasa

-194lbs (180.1 lbs thru 194.0 lbs)
Fernando Moya – Athletic Advance
Vitor Oliveira – GFTeam
Tony Tipton – Genesis JJ
Christian Uflacker – Uflacker Academy

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Drew Puzon – Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

-220lbs (207.1 lbs thru 220.0 lbs)
Ronnie Wuest – Balance Studios
Valter Bezerra Jr.- Renzo Gracie Newark
Luiz Panza – Barbosa JJ

-Over 220lbs (anything above 220.1 lbs)
Plinio Cruz – Gold Team USA
Rafael Oliveira – Renzo Gracie Newark
Ricardo Bastos Cruz – Nova Uniao

Brown Belt

-141lbs (anything under 141.0 lbs)
Mike Main – Pure MMA
Bruno Ayolphi Braz – Kimura BJJ
Fabio Lima – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Wesclay Sardinha – Kioto BJJ

-154lbs (141.1 lbs thru 154.0 lbs)
Joseph Taliercio – Renzo Gracie Academy
Andy Main – Pure MMA
Joao Pereira – Renzo Gracie Academy
Carlos Rosado – Gracie Barra Long Island
Gianni Grippo – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Walter Cotito – Triumph BJJ

-167lbs (154.1 lbs thru 167.0 lbs)
Van Allen Flores – Nova Uniao
Mansher Khera – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Sean Fisher – Carlos Neto BJJ
Dillon Danis – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Shawn Bodio – Maxercise
Bret Russell – Tinguihna BJJ
William Wolk – Tac Team/BJJ United
Jeffrey Cummings – Alliance
Tyler Hudspeth – The Kompound
Thiago Macedo – Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ

-180lbs (167.1 lbs thru 180.0 lbs)
Tye Murphy – Team Lloyd Irvin
Brian Morizi – Surfight
Javier Valenciano – Renzo Gracie Academy
Juan Vazquez – SAS Team USA
John Ortolani – Triumph BJJ
Christian Kennedy – C-Ville BJJ
Tyler Bishop – Gracie Humaita
Jonathan Satava – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Brian Beaury – Black Hole Jiu Jitsu

-194lbs (180.1 lbs thru 194.0 lbs)
Marcos Vinicius Da Silva Tinoco – Marcelo Garcia Academy
James Strater-Smith – Easton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Timothy-Michael Spriggs – Team Lloyd Irvin
Todd Mueckenheim - Black Hole Jiu Jitsu
Brian Carlsen – Easton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

-220lbs (207.1 lbs thru 220.0 lbs)
Daniel Priebe – Carlos Farias Jiu Jitsu
Gregory Brown – Combat Sports Boston

-Over 220lbs (anything above 220.1 lbs)
Shaun Durfee – The Academy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Kenneth Brown – Team Lloyd Irvin
John Hansen – Rodrigo Vaghi BJJ
Scott Gross – Soca BJJ
Jason Yerrington – Marra Senki

Purple Belt

-141lbs (anything under 141.0 lbs)
ZhongYou Huang – Maxercise
Ryan Clay – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Suraj Budhram – Renato Tavares
Kyle Antonelli – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Christopher Tran – Team Lloyd Irvin
Michael Musumeci – American Top Team
Ramon Silva – Renzo Gracie Academy
Christopher Dolan – Ronin Athletics/Brasa
Andres Poveda – Vitor Shaolin BJJ/Nova Uniao NYC
Brian Clouser – Conquest BJJ
Miguel Portela – Renzo Gracie – Fort Lee
Quang Nguyen - Pentagon MMA

-154lbs (141.1 lbs thru 154.0 lbs)
Dennis Pressey Jr. – Drysdale JJ
Christopher Lackhan – Vitor Shaolin BJJ
Matthew Schellenschlager – Combat Sports Center
Vincent Russo – Renzo Gracie Academy
Arther Chandramohan – Team Ascension Toronto: Salvosa BJJ
Juan Calderon – Renzo Gracie Academy
Adam Benayoun – Alliance Marcelo Garcia
German Salas – Alliance Marcelo Garcia
Adonis Vasquez – Alliance NYC
Yuri Mednikov – Kimura BJJ
Matthew Broad – Brunswick BJJ
Daniel Paulino – Renzo Gracie Academy
Joel Burgess – Alliance Marcelo Garcia
Jonathan Pabon – Kioto BJJ

-167lbs (154.1 lbs thru 167.0 lbs)
Frank Marshall – Renzo Gracie Academy
Gary Gioni – Pure Performance
Charles Hiersche – KCBJJ
Jason Rau – Serra BJJ
Ian McGonigle – The Kompound
Adam DeOliveira – Gracie Barra NHP
Zata Toscano – Alliance NYC
Dakota Kilbride – Athletic Advance/Renzo Gracie BJJ
Akbar Muhammad – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
David Oliveira – Alliance Marcelo Garcia
William DeBandi – Team 1 Bowling Green BJJ
Mahmoud Mohaghegh – Kaizen MMA
Jacob Willet – Clockwork BJJ
Driton Tony Bibovic – Marcelo Garcia
Jimmy Smith – Marcelo Garcia Jiu Jitsu NYC
Jordan Gaylor- Renzo Gracie Academy
Daniel Donahue – Alliance
Matthew Spencer – Maxercise
James Gonzalez – Serra BJJ

-180lbs (167.1 lbs thru 180.0 lbs)
Emmett Stewart – Soca BJJ
Christopher Montenegro – Renzo Gracie Academy
Joseph Mammalello – Bill Scott Shore Academy
Marcus Surin – C3/Cesar Pereira BJJ
Ali Elreda – Renzo Gracie Academy
Devon Delbrugge – Team Lloyd Irvin
James Koper – Team 1 BJJ/Bowling Green BJJ
Daniel Mulligan – Fight Club Jiu Jitsu
Marc Berman – Tac Team
Jonathan Perrine – Gracie Humaita
Daniel Juno Pereira – Team Rising Sun
Lucas Moutinho – GFTeam/Cruvinel Brothers
Leo Graf - Alliance
Hunter Ewald – Fight Sports

-194lbs (180.1 lbs thru 194.0 lbs)
Kristopher Blair – Atos
Travis Conley – Renato Tavares
Andrew Favuzza – Team Link
Chris Rivera – Carlos Neto BJJ
Brian Michelino – Long Island MMA
Lex Fridman – Balance
Chinnonye Okafor – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Sanad Armouti – Florian Martial Arts
Camilo Arredondo – Broadway Jiu Jitsu
Javier Pincay – Gold Team Fighters
Joshua Roy – Renzo Gracie Academy
Serge Jason Volnick– Strauch/Plino Cruz Gold Team/Luis Azeredo Chute Boxe

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Joseph Mugnai – Serra BJJ
Andrew Marrero – Apocalypse Jiu Jitsu
Amit Ganju – Gracie Elite
Johnattan Porcenat – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Matt Culley – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Ariel Sepluveda – Kioto BJJ

-220lbs (207.1 lbs thru 220.0 lbs)
John Herring – Daniel Gracie Cape Cod Academy
Oleksanr Karliychuk – Renzo Gracie Academy
James Booth – Renzo Gracie Academy
Matt Domney – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Jon-Taine Hall – Toronto BJJ

-Over 220lbs (anything above 220.1 lbs)
Ryan Biedenkapp – Renzo Gracie Academy
Benny Rupel – Clockwork BJJ
David Paniccia – Cruvinal Brothers/GFTeam
Alfonzo Washington – Team Lloyd Irvin
Kym Sturdivant – Gladiator BJJ
Patrick Johnston – Dignan BJJ/Judo

Blue Belt

-141lbs (anything under 141.0 lbs)
Rey Guedes – Up Top Martial Arts Academy
Craig Feldman – Anu Academy/Team Junqueira
Apollo Castillo – Team Jucao USA
Matthew Schultz – Gracie Barra Long Island
Tim Bukher – Alliance NYC
Edwin Ocasio – Brasa
Mikhail Onate – Marcelo Garcia Academy/Alliance
Marlen Lima Lamas – Team Link
Patrick Gilbride – Gracie Barra New England
Hunter Gallager – Tac Team
Tad Thomas – Fifty/50 BJJ
Noah Donawa – Renzo Gracie Academy
Lee Rosenfield – Long Island MMA
Deandre Corbe – Pedro Sauer/Linxx
Christian Medina – ECU BJJ
Brandon Medina – ECU BJJ
JT Beirne – Equipe Jucao BJJ

-154lbs (141.1 lbs thru 154.0 lbs)
Matthew Vella – Team Lloyd Irvin
Gabriel Rubrico – 50/50
Russell Lamb – Team Jucao USA
Freddy Martinez – Kioto BJJ
Zack Reubel – Renzo Gracie Academy
Andrew Vild – Renzo Gracie Academy
Christopher Kim – Team Lloyd Irvin
Alex Scampoli – Mike DeLuca BJJ
Diego Coelho – Renzo Gracie Academy
Tim Schilling – Animals MMA Yonkers
Christopher Kerbis – Renzo Gracie Academy
Ernesto Guerrero – Soulfighters
Benjamin Moore – Team 1 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Louis Valenza – Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Luis Diego Fonseca – Renzo Gracie Academy
Andres Freire – Gracie Philly
Paul Grant – Jungle Gym
Antonio Lorfino – Gracie Sports
Kenneth Fong – PMA/Renzo Garcia
Thomas English – Muller BJJ
Nick Coletti – Gracie Sports
Dawood Din – Ronin Athletics
Mike Pospisil – Serra BJJ

-167lbs (154.1 lbs thru 167.0 lbs)
Timothy Smith – Alliance Pennsylvania
Mitchell Craig – Team 1 BJJ
Shane O’Hara – Revolution BJJ
Isaiah Vicens – Renzo Gracie Academy
Weiss Sakhizada – Korfhage BJJ
Ethan Coghill – Team 1
Jose Mateo Sanchez-Palma – Alliance NYC
Pete Petties – Team Lloyd Irvin
Jonathan Connelly – Team Lloyd Irvin
Carlos Sanabria – Renzo Gracie Academy
Roberto Maldonado – RCJ Machado
Ali Mehmedovic – Marcelo Garcia NYC
Shakiyl Jones – Elijah Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Omar Kadi – Gracie Sports
Genaro Gallo – Team Curuma
Bryan Hsu – Maxercise
Chris Uzzo – Kioto BJJ
Aldy Teran – Ronin
Arthur Walcott-Casey – Lloyd Irvin MMA
Kyle Bochniak – Broadway Jiu Jitsu
Roberto Sibaja – Tamarindo BJJ Academy
Thiago Lima – Team Link
Carlos Diaz - Maxercise
Dylan Meredith – Vincente Jr.
Uender Da Silva – De La Riva Newark

-180lbs (167.1 lbs thru 180.0 lbs)
David Chidraoui – Codella Academy
Juan Rivera – Team Passos BJJ/Atos
Pete DiFabio – Gracie Humaita
Keith Schuchardt – Renzo Gracie Academy
Eugene Leggett – Renzo Gracie Academy
William Trial – Renan Borges BJJ/Wai Kru MMA
David Yoder – PA-Grappling Steel City Martial Arts
Michael Pomerantz – ECU BJJ
Josh Lerman – Alliance NYC
Nicolas Hand – Alliance Jiu Jitsu PA
Gabriel Marte – Killer Bees NYC
David Francois – Renzo Gracie Academy
Steven Nichols – Gracie Barra Long Island
Patrick Rivera – Crazy 88 Team Lloyd Irvin
Adam Deane – C-Ville BJJ
Dominic Tabita – Maxercise
Rafael Ortiz Calvo – Athletic Advance
Michael Anastasio – Alliance NYC
Christian Peralta – American Killer Bees NYC
Konstantinos Nalpantidis – ECU BJJ
Anderson Perez – ECU BJJ
Daniel Carriere – American Killer Bees NYC
Francis Taylor – Team Royce Gracie Delaware
Daniel Gutman – ITC

-194lbs (180.1 lbs thru 194.0 lbs)
Bradley Confalone – Lotus Club New York
Zachary Fox – American Eagle MMA/Alliance BJJ
Raymond Ceballos – Nexus MMA
Gabriel Almeida - Checkmat
Fabjon Lunaj – ECU BJJ
Dalton Tyndall – Maxercise
Michael Roselli – Trigon Academy
Xio Hon Zhang – Alliance NYC
Devhonte Johnson – Edson Carvalho Jiu Jitsu
Thomas Doyle – Alliance NYC
Christopher Acevedo – Jungle Gym

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Les Busser – Team Royce Gracie
Joseph Kay – Gracie Sports
Kevin Baracaldo – Queens MMA
Sukhvinder Uppal – Killer Bees BJJ College
Alex Vazquez – Team Curuma
Victor Landeta – Jungle Gym
Ghadially St Hillien – Serra BJJ

-220lbs (207.1 lbs thru 220.0 lbs)
Steven Lang – Fifty/50 BJJ
Mackenzie Arrington – PSABJJ
Brian Daddino – Muller BJJ
Helio Sa – Team Bitten Court
Brian Richards – Williamsburg MMA/Ricardo Almeida BJJ
Sean Stone – Abusado
Michael Swinehart – Daddis Fight Camps
Ahmed Aboras – Renzo Gracie Academy
Joseph Amnawah – Renzo Gracie Academy
Justin Mosher – Riberio JJ

-Over 220lbs (anything above 220.1 lbs)
Mike Kissi – Gracie Elite Team America
Rashid Matthews-Hall – Renzo Gracie Academy
Vijay Hemanchal – Gracie Humaita
Jamil Salim Fakhoury – Gracie Barra
Damon Ralph – Team Strength Jiu-Jitsu Academy (CT)
Aronicimo Richotti– Animals MMA Yonkers
William DaSilva – Team Jucao USA
Matthew Flower – Maxum BJJ
James Kearns – Tatu BJJ
Edward McCay – Ricardo Almedia BJJ

White Belt

-141lbs (anything under 141.0 lbs)
Romulo Garcia – Team Oliveira
Melvin Phaggoo – PMA/Renzo Gracie
Robert Grobstin – Team Oliveira
Alan Brentzel – Conquest BJJ
Chad Hawkins – Rodrigo Vaghi BJJ
David Javari – Ronin Athletics/Brasa
Arthur Soroken – Renzo Gracie Academy

-154lbs (141.1 lbs thru 154.0 lbs)
Anthony Ramos – Marcelo Garcia Academy/Alliance
Matthew Fullum – Renzo Gracie Academy
Caio Basso – Renzo Gracie Academy
John Lundeen – Renzo Gracie Academy
Joseph Massimilla – Renzo Gracie Academy
Trentino Melone – Team Rising Sun
Mohammed Uddin – Spirit Jiu Jitsu Martial Arts
Juan Quispe – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jon Janowicz - Aldo Batista's Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Sanderson Fragoso - Aldo Batista's Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Piotr Sapinski – Wai Kru Boston MA
Russell Lawson – PMA/Renzo Gracie
Dudley Lagrenade – Renzo Gracie Rockland
Jairo Martinez – Kioto BJJ
Kevin Alvarez – Kioto BJJ

-167lbs (154.1 lbs thru 167.0 lbs)
Joseph Parralla – Jungle Gym
Michael Lee – Renzo Gracie Academy
Vivek Singh – Alliance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Gerard Welch – Kioto BJJ
Conner DeAngelis – Alliance
Clay Blackiston – Marcelo Garcia NYC
Giancarlo Reyes – Renzo Gracie Academy
Julian Kaminsky – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jacob Aimino – Premier Martial Arts/BEDROC
Yao Nkromah – PMA/Renzo Gracie
Maxwell Lemos – Subforce BJJ
Oscar Vera – Kioto BJJ

-180lbs (167.1 lbs thru 180.0 lbs)
Francisco Rodriguez – Renzo Gracie Academy
Rafael Jatene – Renzo Gracie Academy
Nicholas Puglisi – Queens MMA
Brandon Karcher – Rodrigo Vaghi BJJ
Andrew Wiltse – Rodrigo Vaghi BJJ
Joe Briggs – Relson Gracie/Team Chitwood
Kristian Franco – Renzo Gracie Academy
Zachrin Torbett – Kimura BJJ
Stefan Kashner – Gracie Humaita
Kevin Batista – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team

-194lbs (180.1 lbs thru 194.0 lbs)
Ryan Anicete – Kioto BJJ
Keith Payet – ECU BJJ
Freddy Araque – Progressive Martial Arts/RGA
Kelvin Ciprian – Renzo Gracie Academy
Nicolas Palmucci – Renzo Gracie Academy

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Helder Sena – BJJ MMA Queens Academy
Brian Firmino – De La Riva Newark
Eric Koval – Alliance Saratoga

-220lbs (207.1 lbs thru 220.0 lbs)
Justin Lamson – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Amos Ratajczyk – Team Vaghi Jiu Jitsu
Dan Woods – Renzo Gracie Academy

-Over 220lbs (anything above 220.1 lbs)
Ezra Taylor – Renzo Gracie Academy
Vito Corleone Resto – Gabriel Gladiator BJJ
Jim Hevner – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team

ADULT FEMALE (16yrs and up)

Black/Brown Belt (Combined)

-119lbs (anything under 119.0 lbs)
Tammi Musumeci – American Top Team
Fiona Watson – Fight Club Jiu Jitsu
Tove Sodersten – Cobrinha BJJ
Gezary Bandeira – American Top Team

-132lbs (119.1 lbs thru 132.0 lbs)
Jena Bishop – Gracie Humaita
Samantha Faulhaber – Gracie Humaita Philadelphia
Melissa Bardfield – Renzo Gracie Academy
Vianca Jager – ECU BJJ
Thayse Nascimento Soares – Brazilian Top Team
Louize Ganitis – Kioto BJJ

-145lbs (132.1 lbs thru 145.0 lbs)
Folana Miller – Nova Uniao
Fabiana Borges – Gracie Barra San Antonio
Rachael Demara – Evolve Academy
Jennifer Russell – Ocean County BJJ
Katie Lantz – Maxercise

-158lbs (145.1 lbs thru 158.0 lbs)


-Over 158lbs (anything above 158.1 lbs)
Jessica Miele – IMBCT
Shavonne Guthrie - Delaware Barbell Club/Vincente Jr. Team
Cecilia Minshall – Renzo Gracie Academy
Brooke Goldsworthy – Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers
Hannette Staack – Brazil-021 School of Jiu Jitsu
Dominyka Obelenyte – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Clara Green – Balance/Brach

Purple Belt

-119lbs (anything under 119.0 lbs)
Sue Ann Nelson – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jillian Decoursey – ECU BJJ
Kristen Martin – Brazil-021 School of Jiu-Jitsu
Jessie Carpenter – Flow Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

-132lbs (119.1 lbs thru 132.0 lbs)
Erica Blumenfeld – Fight Club Jiu Jitsu
Kristin Mikkelson – Brazil-021 School of Jiu Jitsu
Hanyu Xiong – Marcelo Garcia Academy/Alliance
Katlyn Chookagian – Renzo Gracie Academy
Catherine Seto – Nova Uniao NYC
Silvia Vasconcelos – American Top Team CT/KORE

-145lbs (132.1 lbs thru 145.0 lbs)
Sarah Block – Maxercise
Katherine Merrill – Carlos Neto BJJ
Erica Santana – Lotus Club New York
Katherine Brown – American Fight Club
Ana Carolina Lima – Team Link

-158lbs (145.1 lbs thru 158.0 lbs)
Susanne Skrobak – Renzo Gracie Academy
Brigitte de Perrot – Balance Studios
Sarah Muhlrad – Nova Uniao NYC

-Over 158lbs (anything above 158.1 lbs)

Blue Belt

-119lbs (anything under 119.0 lbs)
Alexis Dement – Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ
Jennifer Hartley – Massachusetts BJJ
Rachael Wywadis – Renzo Gracie Academy
Eleanor Bautista – Renzo Gracie Academy
Viviana Velez – Carlson Gracie Team

-132lbs (119.1 lbs thru 132.0 lbs)
Morgan Beverly – Alliance Atlanta
Georgina Staley – Gracie Humaita/Rocha BJJ
Mariana Paula Oliveira – Alliance
Kristy Price – Alliance Miami
Linh-Han Hoang Nguyen – Lotus Club New York
Jennifer Perez – Easton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Jeileen Rivera – Team Link
Anna Burdette – Marcelo Garcia Pittsburgh
Michelle Amir – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Hannah McGuckin – Vitor Shaolin BJJ
Ana Carolina Terrinha – Gracie Barra New England

-145lbs (132.1 lbs thru 145.0 lbs)
Celia Dweck – Alliance/Marcelo Garcia
Callie Freeman – Alliance NYC
Yanelisa Reyes – Renzo Gracie Academy
Fiorella Coto – Renzo Gracie Academy
Nicholle Stoller – Tac Team
Jaryn Finch – Redline Fight Sports

-158lbs (145.1 lbs thru 158.0 lbs)
Shakia Harris – Team 1 BJJ/Bowling Green BJJ
Erin Harpe – Gracie Humaita
Nicole Zoquier – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Jessi Swanson – Soulfighters

-Over 158lbs (anything above 158.1 lbs)
Sarah Rice – Team Royce Gracie
Ketra Bartek – Gracie Humaita

White Belt

-119lbs (anything under 119.0 lbs)
Faye Farrales – Renzo Gracie Academy
Mackenzie Fingerhut – Up Top Martial Arts Academy
Francieli Fragoso - Aldo Batista's Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Celeste Figueroa – Kioto BJJ

-132lbs (119.1 lbs thru 132.0 lbs)
Halyna Nazar – Alliance NYC
Samantha Erenberger – Ronin Athletics
Ashley Cruz – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Pamela Boroomand – Gracie Barra Nashville

-145lbs (132.1 lbs thru 145.0 lbs)
Briana Myers – Clockwork BJJ
Anna Bosco – Team Jucao USA
Natasha Acosta – Team Curuma
Marina Muniz – Fight Club Jiu Jitsu
Lisha Terry – Kioto BJJ
Genesis Gonzalez – Kioto BJJ

-158lbs (145.1 lbs thru 158.0 lbs)

-Over 158lbs (anything above 158.1 lbs)
Gabrielle Scoles – Pellegrino MMA


MASTER MALES (30-35 Years Old)

Brown/Black Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Wilfrido Roberto Retto – American Killer Bees NYC
Oscar Calderon - Aldo Batista's Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Wayne Liggett – Relson Gracie-Chitwood

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
Joseph Carta – Team DeLima SAS
Daniel Covel – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Jeremy Ross – Gladiator BJJ

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Lincoln Pereira – Renzo Gracie Academy

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
John Fain – Triumph BJJ

Purple Belts

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)
Bernard Delacaza – RABJJ
Hooman Hashemi-Ghouchani – Alliance Maryland/Foundry BJJ
Thomas Hutchinson – Triumph BJJ
Phillip Ganitis – Kioto BJJ

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Giyeol Tak – Vitor Shaolin BJJ
Richard Fitzgerald – 50/50 Marcelo Garcia
Anderson Franco – Animals MMA Yonkers
Ian Cronin – Maxercise
David Szprygada – Marcelo Garcia Academy

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
Raphael Garcia – Renzo Gracie Academy
David Escobar – Equipe Jucao BJJ
Edwardo Frias – Kimura BJJ
Greg Sirico – Marcelo Garcia Academy
Chris Diaz – Maxercise
Bruno De Franca – Renzo Gracie Academy
James Garcia – Alliance NYC
Youssef Drihmi – Alliance Marcelo Garcia

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Jon Terry – Kioto BJJ
Ivan Taylor – Team Rising Sun
Travis Morris – Vamos BJJ

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Oleg Alf – Kozma BJJ
James Abbington - Drysdale JJ/Two Swords BJJ

White and Blue Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)
Daniel Diaz – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jamie Kilstein – Marcelo Garcia Academy/Alliance
Juan Cruz – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Carlos Sanchez – Kioto BJJ

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Seyla Phul – Tim Burrill Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Matthew Schecter – Vitor Shaolin BJJ
Anderson Silva – Pizol BJJ
Elvis Perez – Renzo Gracie Academy
Nelson Medina – Kioto BJJ
Craig Machado – East Coast United Queens BJJ
Danilo Oliveira – Kimura BJJ
Fernando Conce – Kioto BJJ
Robert Artuz  – Kioto BJJ

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
Frank Concolino – Soca BJJ
Luke Szeman – Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Paul Popplewell – RCJ Machado
Matthew Vasta – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team
Patrick Tyler – Pure MMA
Christian Morales – Alliance
Aldo Gutierrez – Kioto BJJ

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Leoncio Neto – Team Oliveira
Raul Gonzalez – Gracie Barra Long Island
Matt Arpin – Triumph BJJ
Daniel Mas – Renzo Gracie Academy

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Sheraz Qasuri – Balance Studios
Randy Cho – Alliance NYC

SENIOR 1 MALES (36-41 Years Old)

Brown/Black Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
Thierry Barbot – Soca BJJ
Daniel Curro – Kioto BJJ

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Marco DeLima – DeLima BJJ
Matheus Bonel – Kioto BJJ

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Jose Aquino – Aquino BJJ

Purple Belts

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Refael Mosche – Renzo Gracie Academy
Shigemitsu Suzuki – Clockwork BJJ

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Daniel Flack – Triumph BJJ
Jesse Bruchac – Alliance

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Jeremy DeNardo – Gordo Jiu Jitsu

White and Blue Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)
Chetankumar Patel – ECU BJJ
Antonio Martin – Fight Club Jiu Jitsu
Jessy Garcia – Rodrigo Vaghi BJJ
Seth Miller – Tac Team/BJJ United

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Jonathan Key – Soulfighters
Blaine Schrader – Team Royce Gracie/Delaware Combat Sports

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
George Kolhelly – Renzo Gracie Academy
Scott Hartley – Massachusetts BJJ
Walter Ebert – Nova Uniao
Edgar Pereira – PMA/Renzo Gracie
Aristides Estrada – Pure MMA

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Fred Cuomo – Black Hole Jiu Jitsu
Patrick Nwamu – Next Evolution MMA
Rustin Brown – Renzo Gracie Academy
Marcus Cameron – ECU BJJ
Pedro Gonzalez – East Coast United Queens BJJ

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Douglas Wilbert – Renzo Gracie Academy
Ben McCrillis – Team 1

SENIOR 2 MALES (42 Years and Older)

Brown/Black Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
Lenny Lefebvre – Renzo Gracie Academy
Kham Ngondara – SAS Team USA

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Alberto Nogueras – Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu
Michael Mullero – Kioto BJJ

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Timothy Rock – Team Oliveira
Julio Cruz – Renzo Gracie Academy

Purple Belts

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)
Sop Mu Huh – Gracie Barra NHP

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)
John Vargas – Soca BJJ
Gordan Chan – Alliance Marcelo Garcia
Bruce Lee Ortiz - Kioto BJJ

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)
Ed Westermark – Paramount BJJ

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)
Brian Parness – Serra BJJ
Robert Hrcka – Drysdale BJJ
Kurt Otto – Renzo Gracie Academy

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)
Joseph Terranova – Codella Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

White and Blue Belts (Combined)

-143lbs (anything under 143.0 lbs)

-163lbs (143.1 lbs thru 163.0 lbs)

-183lbs (163.1 lbs thru 183.0 lbs)

-207lbs (183.1 lbs thru 207.0 lbs)

-Over 207lbs (anything above 207.1 lbs)


CATEGORY 2 | Teens, Juniors, Pee Wees and Mighty Mites

TEENS - 13 to 15 Years Old

White, Grey, Yellow, Orange, and Green Belts (Combined)

-100lbs (anything below 100.0 lbs)
Jacob Chavez – Commack MMA
Matthew Colorado Ruiz – Rocian Gracie
Timothy Triguero – Roberto Traven BJJ
Khalil Castro – Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Jay Figueroa – Gladiator BJJ
CJ Lavoie – Triumph BJJ

-115lbs (100.1 thru 115.0 lbs)
Maddie Sheng – Vicente Junior BJJ Team
Aaron Chavez – Commack MMA
Sofia Lizares – Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros
Joseph Anderson – Gustavo Machado BJJ
Christina Zynko – Fight Sports
Nick Norvarnik – Team Royce Gracie
Flavio Sobrinho – Team Link

-130lbs (115.1 thru 130.0 lbs)
Roya Best – The Academy
Dean Diomataris – Muller BJJ
Ben Bagbek – Gracie Barra Long Island
Christa Dock – Park Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brendan Cullen – Black Hole Jiu Jitsu
Gregory Paulino – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jake Cain – Team Royce Gracie
Steven Ryan Jr. – Team Royce Gracie
Jorge Hernandez – Team Santos

-150lbs (130.1 thru 150.0 lbs)
Erik Westermark – Paramount BJJ
Ricky Stamm – Serra BJJ
Anthony Calo – Gracie Barra Scarola
Tony Wuest – Team Royce Gracie
Brandon DiSimone – Renzo Gracie Academy
Jakub Kielb – Pure Performance

Over 150lbs (anything above 150.1 lbs)


JUNIORS: 10 to 12 Years Old

White, Grey, Yellow, Orange, and Green Belts (Combined)

-80lbs (anything below 80.0 lbs)
Riley Sheng – Vicente Junior BJJ Team
Italo Azario – Modern Martial Arts
Jordan Medeiros - Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros.
Noah Hernandez – Gracie Barra
Peter Ruiz – Team Link
Mario Alvarado – Amazonas Rice Bros BJJ
Alyssa Wilson - Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros.
Gavin Damasco – Muller BJJ/Commack MMA
Jose Aranibar – ECU BJJ
Izabella Frezzo - Notorious MMA/Team Fiona
Max Rosen – Team Oliveira
Adrian Triguero – Roberto Traven BJJ
Dylan Feehan – Team Oliveira/SAS Team
Brandon Bigelow – Rising Sun
Mateen Stevens – Serra BJJ
Jessa Khan – Gustavo Machado BJJ
Ally Fitzgerald – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Timothy Levine - Checkmat
Kiylah Herbin – Next Evolution Martial Art Academy
Aidan Castellucci – Rising Sun
Jordan Suarez – Renzo Gracie Academy
Dylan Cruvinel – Cruvinal Brothers/GFTeam

-90lbs (80.1 thru 90.0 lbs)
Brendan Goodrich – Muller BJJ
Raphael Caicedo-Borja – Yamasaki Academy
Bradley Chirino - Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros.
Jade Chaparro – Team Oliveira
Walter Parbudin – Muller BJJ/Commack MMA
Tayler Rochester – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Alan Birbrayer – Team Oliviera/SAS
Harrison Jaffe – Modern Martial Arts
Isabella Dias – Cruvinal Brothers/GFTeam

-100lbs (90.1 thru 100.0 lbs)
Joaquim O’Campo - Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros.
Nate Ingman – Renzo Gracie Academy
Kai Woods – Mamute Martial Arts Academy
Estelle Rosenstock – Team Bittercourt Renzo Gracie Newark
Robson Gutierrez – ECU BJJ

-115lbs (100.1 thru 115.0 lbs)
Jael Winsett – Yamasaki Academy
Erica Sarpong – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Savion Maranon – Notorious MMA
Gianni Colon – ECU BJJ
David Elliott – Arashi-Do Martial Arts
Jason Everson – Vamos BJJ
Neyli Martinez – Kioto BJJ/Nemmaa
Joseph Amir – Budokan Martial Arts Academy

Over 115lbs (anything above 115.1 lbs)
Christian Hartz – ECU BJJ

PEE WEES: 7 to 9 Years Old

White, Grey, Yellow, Orange, and Green Belts (Combined)

-55lbs (anything below 55.0 lbs)
Jason Chih – Yamasaki Academy
Noah Rivera – Next Evolution MMA
Isabelle Santana – ECU BJJ
Liam Fitzgerald – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Christopher De Franca – Renzo Gracie Academy
Dalilah Deida – ECU BJJ

-70lbs (56.0 thru 70.0 lbs)
Daniel Hinton – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Nicholas Carollo – ECU BJJ
James Russell – Budokan Martial Arts Academy
Julie Payet – ECU BJJ
Tahera Stevens – Serra BJJ
Jordan Soriano – Serra BJJ
Alexander Osorio – Yamasaki Academy
Jayden Pierro – Kioto BJJ Sayville
Emmily Barberino – Team Oliveira
Emily De Souza – Cruvinal Brothers/GFTeam
Sarah Fonseca - Cruvinal Brothers/GFTeam
Nicholas Esquea – ECU BJJ
Kevin Deida – ECU BJJ

-85lbs (71.0 thru 85.0 lbs)
Joseph Carollo – ECU BJJ
Leila Williams-Molitor – Kioto BJJ
Stephanie Paulino – Team Oliveira
Daniel Aranibar – ECU BJJ
Eric Celerio – ECU BJJ
Derek Francis – Gracie Humaita Philadelphia
Daniel Amato Jr. – East Coast United Queens BJJ
Dennis Berezovsky – ECU BJJ

-100lbs (86.0 thru 100.0 lbs)
Ryan Hrcka – Drysdale BJJ
Troy Dacruz – Renzo Gracie Newark

Over 100lbs (anything above 100.1 lbs)
Justin Soriano – Serra BJJ
Hugo Alfonso Jr. – ECU BJJ

MIGHTY MITES: 4 to 6 Years Old

White, Grey, Yellow, Orange, and Green Belts (Combined)

-40lbs (anything below 40.0 lbs)
Omar Deida – ECU BJJ

-50lbs (40.1 thru 50.0 lbs)
D.J. Winsett II – Yamasaki Academy
Joshua Jorgge – East Coast MMA & Fitness BJJ
Christopher Payet – ECU BJJ

-60lbs (50.1 thru 60.0 lbs)
Jaiden Cruz – Aldo Batista’s Club BJJ/ICON Jiu Jitsu Team

-75lbs (60.1 thru 75.0 lbs)

Over 75lbs (anything above 75.1 lbs)