2014 IBJJF PAN AM NO GI BLACK BELT CHAMPION!!
Took GOLD today in the Master 1 Black Belt Feather Weight division!
Won my First match 11-0 over Tough competitor, Rafael Cardoso from GF Team in Brazil and Won my Finals match by 3 Advantages over Super Tough Elliot Bayev from Open Mat MMA!
The Pan Am NO GI has always been a Title that I really wanted to add to my resume along with my 3 NO GI Worlds, 2 American Nationals NO GI and Rome Open NO GI Titles!
I want to Thank The Lord for Blessing me with another Great Opportunity and Keeping me Safe on the Mats!
Thank you to Professor Bruno Bastos for Coaching me today and Thank You to Danielle Alvarez and Jordan Shepler for being there for me as well!
Thank you to my Wife, All of my Family, Office Staff and Coaching Staff for taking care of things at Home while I’m away!
And of course, Thank you to Angel Vargas, Vin Abadie, Justin Rebolloso, Antonio Herrera, Rennie Crisafulli, Brendan Parker and everyone else that helped me Prepare for this Title! Osss
(at The City College of New York)