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ADCC 2007 - North American Trials Scheduled For October 28th!

    Wed, 2006-09-20 08:11 — ADCC

    ADCC North American Trials
    Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2006

    Location: William Patterson University
    300 Pompton Road
    Wayne, New Jersey

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    ADCC TRIALS BOUND - FIRST COMPETITORS ANNOUNCED - MANY INVITATIONS STILL OPEN!

    The Road to ADCC 2007 starts with the official ADCC North American Trials on Saturday, October 28th at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.

    Seventy-Two of North America's Best Submission Grapplers and Competitors will battle for prestigious invitations to The ADCC 2007, Abu Dhabi Combat Club's Submission Fighting World Championships, also known as The Olympics of Grappling. Below is the OFFICIAL invitations issued so far.

    Please continue to send Grappling Resumes to Brian Cimins, ADCC Trials Event Director at: PRESIDENT@Grapplers.com and for more information on the ADCC Amateur Tournament and Spectator Tickets (only $20 each), visit:
    www.ADCCTrials.com

    65 kgs and under:
    *Confirmed: Jeff Glover (16-Time GQ Champ)
    *Confirmed: Darren Uyenoyama (Ralph Gracie)
    *Confirmed: Dave Jacobs (Yamasaki Jiu Jitsu)
    *Confirmed: Mike Mrkulic (Royler Gracie)
    *Confirmed: Sim Go (8-Time Grapplers Quest Champ)

    66-76 kg:
    *Confirmed: Mark Bocek (ADCC Canadian Rep in 2003, 4-Time GQ Champ)
    *Confirmed: Bill Cooper (Paragon Jiu Jitsu/2006 GQ U.S. Trials Champ)
    *Confirmed: Mike Fowler (Lloyd Irvin/7-Time GQ Advanced Champ)
    *Confirmed: Kurt Pellegrino (2-Time Defending GQ Superfight Champ)
    *Confirmed: Brian McLaughlin (Sport Fighting Lightweight Champion)

    77-87 kg:
    *Confirmed: Rafael Lovato, Jr. (Saulo Ribeiro/2006 GQ U.S. Trials Champ)
    *Confirmed: Chris Moriarty (Alliance/2006 GQ U.S. Trials Finalist)
    *Confirmed: Justin Garcia (Jungle Gym/Undefeated in MMA, 2005 ADCC Vet)
    *Confirmed: Rick Macauley (2005 GQ U.S. Trials Champion, 2005 ADCC Vet)
    *Confirmed: Sean Spangler (Team Grapplers Quest)

    88-98 kg:
    *Confirmed: Eliot Marshall
    *Confirmed: Stephan Kesting (Canadian - GrappleArts.com)
    *Confirmed: Eric Shafer

    99 kg+:
    *Confirmed: Dustin Ware (Jorge Gurgel)
    *Confirmed: Pat Stano (MFC veteran)
    *Confirmed: Peter Nolan (Bocek JJ, CANADA)
    *Confirmed: Roy 'Big Country' Nelson ()

    Women Flyweight: under 55 Kg (121 lbs.) and Under:
    Confirmed: Felicia Oh (10th Planet BJJ)
    Confirmed: Michele Mills (Jackson's Gaidojitsu)
    Confirmed: Yael Young (Toronto BJJ)
    Confirmed: Crystina Coats

    Women Lightweight: 55 KG to 60 KG (121 lbs to 132 lbs)
    Confirmed: Katherine Rozzi (Saulo Ribeiro)
    Confirmed: Amanda Buckner (Academy of MMA)
    Confirmed: Marie Colangelo (Arnold's Finalist, MMA Fighter)
    Confirmed: Amy Moses (Lloyd Irvin)

    Women Middleweight: 60 Kg to 67 Kg (132 lbs to 147.4 lbs.)
    Confirmed: Debi Purcell (FighterGirls.com)
    Confirmed: Kizma Button (3rd Place in ADCC as alternate)
    Confirmed: Kathy Brothers (Machado Black Belt - 1st Woman Black Belt in the
    World)
    Confirmed: Emily Kwok (Team Renzo/Almeida)
    Confirmed: Rachelle Ramirez (Paragon BJJ)
    Confirmed: Sheila Bird (Roy Harris)

    Women Heavyweight: 67 Kg and over (over 147 lbs)
    Confirmed: Caryn May (#1 RATED Heavyweight Female in GrapplingRatings.com)
    Confirmed: Olga Bakalopoulos (Canada - she is good)
    Confirmed: Celita Schultz (Royler Gracie - Olympic Judoka, 2-Time GQ champ)
    Confirmed: Katrina A. Weilbacher (Paragon BJJ, GQ-West Advanced Champ)

    FLYING IN? Fly into Newark International Airport (only 20 mins. From
    hotels/venue).

    MANDATORY and Certified Weigh-ins will be conducted on Friday, October 27th
    at approx. 3:00 PM.

    Discount Hotels for ADCC Trials:
    La Quinta/Wellesley Inn Wayne (10 minutes from Venue) 1850 Route 23 N. at
    Ratzer Road Exit (behind Wayne Lincoln Mercury) Wayne, NJ 07470
    Phone: (973)696-8050
    Special ADCC Rate: $65 per night
    Must Mention 'ADCC' when booking - Must Be Booked before October 13th

    RESIDENCE INN by Marriott (3 Minutes from Venue) 30 Nevins Road Wayne, New
    Jersey 07470 USA
    Phone: 1-973-872-7100
    Special ADCC Rate: $105 per night (Must Mention ADCC)

    Large Suites with Bedroom, Living Room, and Kitchen plus FREE Hot Breakfast
    Must Be Booked before October 13th Visit them online at:
    www.RESIDENCEINNWayne.com

    For more information, please visit: www.ADCCTrials.com

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