The Olympics of Grappling return to Charleston, WV with the best Super Fights the state, and region, has ever seen!
Many want to “talk” about being the best, but the proof is in the talent and the results. The ADCC has consistently provided the world with the best grappler’s and tournaments for many years now, and this year will be no different. Do NOT miss these incredible athletes showcase their skills in gi and no gi action!
Ricardo Almeida VS Michael Mihas
Ricardo Almeida is one of ADCC’s most accomplished athletes. He has fought in Pride, Pancrase, the UFC, and is a black belt under the legendary Renzo Gracie.
He holds many grappling titles and has victories over many of the other top grapplers in the world such as: Josh Barnett, Rigan Machado, Dean Lister, Vitor Shaolin, Comprido, and many others.
Michael Mihas, also known as “Mr. Jiu-Jitsu”, across the internet is a black belt under Marcello Monteiro. He has competed since the mid 90’s and owns several grappling titles regionally and nationally. He is looking to make his mark by beating a legend.
Nikki Sullivan VS Amanda Leve
Nikki Sullivan is one of the best grapplers around. She is an ADCC Pro Trials Winner, NoGi Pan winner, and a multiple time IBJJF medalist. We know that she will put it all on the line and that is why we are excited to have her in the first women’s super fight in WV history.
Amanda Leve is being called “The Next Big Thing” by many in the grappling and MMA community. She routinely competes against, and beats, male competotors. She has won numerous NAGA, Grappler’s Quest, and IBJJF titles and had an epic 20 minute match with UFC superstar Cat Zingano while she was still in High School!
Both of these ladies have won the NoGi Pans and are expected to put on an amazing show for all of the fans!
Tom DeBlass VS Noah DeVore
Tom DeBlass is one of the most respected grapplers and trainers in the world. He is a former Bellator and UFC fighter with an impressive grappling record as well.Tom is a NoGi world champion, a Pan American champion, an ADCC champion, and owner of several other world titles. It’s really hard to find many people as accomplished as he is in his weight class.
Noah DeVore has been making waves on the grappling scene for awhile. He is definitely an upcoming star but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t accomplished a lot already. He won the ADCC Nationals and followed that up by winning several cash tournament across the east coast
Dante Rivera VS Jesseray Childrey
Dante Rivera is an Ultimate Fighter 7 competitor, a UFC fighter, a Bellator fighter, and a black belt under Ricardo Almeida. He has won several NAGA titles, Grappler’s Quest titles, and many more.
Jesseray Childrey is another local grappler who’s looking to show the world what he has. He has several MMA titles, and several grappling titles in the WVGO, ADCC, EGO, and more. He recently beat UFC fighter, Matt Mitrione, in a No Gi war as well.
Christina Linn VS Maddalyn Bean
For the first time ever, we will feature two youth super stars in an orange belt super-fight.
Christina “Lil-Bit” Linn comes from Team Ribeiro in Virginia and she has been tearing it up in competitions everywhere. She is making a big making a big name for herself and we are proud to have her showcase her skills for you
Maddalyn “Jumping” Bean has made huge waves in the Ohio/Pennsylvania region and trains with a great team out of Next Level. She is non-stop action and she’s always looking for the finish!
This super-fight will feature how amazing the youth competitors are becoming and we can’t wait for them to put on a show for everyone in attendance.
ADCC Gi & No Gi US Nationals
The Olympics of grappling are ready to return this June 11, 2016 in Charleston, WV and will feature the best grapplers the state has ever seen.
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time: Kids Tournament 10am, Kids Rules Meeting 9:30am, Adult Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 9:30am, Adult Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am. Doors will open at 7:30am and professional grappling divisions will start between 1030-11. Kids will start before the pros and we will work from the most advanced divisions on down.
Cost: Only 65$ if you pre-register and you can compete in as many divisions as you want, and only 55$ for women and children. It is 85$ for those not pre-registered and 70$ for women and children (the final date to pre-register is June 9, 2016)
Format: Official ADCC rules and scoring in all No Gi divisions (Click Here), and modified IBJJF rules in all gi divisions
Location: WV State University – Flemmin Hall Gym, 5000 Fairlawn Ave, Institute, WV 25112 (Detailed instructions here)
Contact: Butch Hiles [email protected]
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