ADCC 2005 – Update on the 6th Submission Wrestling World Championships!!!

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ADCC 2005 – 6th Submission Wrestling World ChampionshipsThe PYRAMID, Long Beach State Campus, Long Beach, CaliforniaSaturday and Sunday, May 28th and 29th, 2005‘The World Championships is roughly two months away, and the lineup is already developing into something that is going to be out of this world.’ starts spokesperson Miguel Iturrate. ‘We concluded a strong series of qualifiers, and the field is deep internationally. The last few years have seen the rise of the qualifiers, as several champions, several 2nd place finishers and many stand outs have been produced by the North American and Brazilian Qualifiers over the years. It adds a different dimension when the competitors are experienced at the ADCC rule system.’ explains the spokesperson.The spokesperson continues ‘This is also the first World Championships where the list of competitors wil lbe revealed in advance. Most of the invitations are out, and the lists below are not 100% complete. We expect to have a few surprises as well.’ The current list of competitors appears below…U -66 KG #1 Leo Vieira 2003 World Champion (Brazil)#2 Wagney Fabiano Brazilian Qualifier (Brazil)#3 Javier Vazquez North American Qualifier (USA)#4 Toni Kroger European Qualifier (Finland)#5 Tetsu Suzuki Japanese Qualifier (Japan)#6 Eugene Hynson Australian Qualifier (New Zealand)#7 Eddie Bravo (USA)#8 Joey Gilbert (USA)#9 Baret Yoshida (USA)#10 Marcio Feitosa (Brazil)#11 Marcos ‘Parrumpinha’ DaMatta (Brazil)#12 Jani Lax (Finland)66 – 76.99 KG#1 Marcelo Garcia 2003 World Champion (Brazil)#2 Juan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro Brazilian Qualifier (Brazil)#3 Cameron Earle North American Qualifier (USA)#4 Martin Lindqvist European Qualifier (Sweden)#5 Shinja Aoki Japanese Qualifier (Japan)#6 Gavin Kulper Australian Qualifier (Australia)#7 Chris Brennan (USA)#8 Pablo Popovitch (USA)#9 Marcos Avellan (USA)#10 Jean Jacques Machado (Brazil)#11 Renzo Gracie (Brazil)#12 Jason Brudvik (Sweden)#13 Jake Shields (USA)#14 Leo Santos (Brazil)77 – 87.99 KG#1 Saulo Ribeiro 2003 World Champion (Brazil)#2 Demian Maia Brazilian Qualifier (Brazil)#3 David Avellan (USA)#4 Marko Helen European Qualifier (Finland)#5 Hidemi Mihara Japanese Qualifier (Japan)#6 Larry Papadopoulos Australian Qualifier (Australia)#7 Robert Sulski (Poland)#8 Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Brazil)#9 Dennis Hallman (USA)#10 Reese Andy (USA)88 – 98.99 KG#1 Jon Olav Einmo 2003 World Champion (NORWAY)#2 Roger Gracie Brazilian Qualifier (Brazil)#3 Jamal Patterson North American Qualifier (USA)#4 Alistair Overeem European Qualifier (Holland)#5 Yukiya Naito Japanese Qualifier (Japan)#6 Anthony Perosh Australian Qualifier (Australia)#7 Alexandre ‘Cacareco’ Ferreira (Brazil)#8 Alexandre ‘Xande’ Ribeiro (Brazil)#9 Antoine Joaude (Brazil)#10 Mario Sperry (Brazil)#11 Haim Gozali (Israel)#12 Travis Wiuff (USA)Over 99 KG #1 Marcio ‘Pe De Pano’ Cruz 2003 World Champion (Brazil)#2 Gabriel Napao Brazilian Qualifier (Brazil)#3 Karim Byron North American Qualifier (Canada)#4 Mustafa Al-Turk European Qualifier (UK)#5 Jun Ishii Japanese Qualifier (Japan)#6 Dennis Roberts Australian Qualifier (Australia)#7 Rhadi Ferguson (USA)#8 Jeff Monson (USA)#9 Paulo Filho (Brazil)SUPERFIGHT:Ricardo Arona CHAMPION (BRAZIL) v. Dean Lister CHALLENGER (USA)LADIES DIVISIONS:Under 60.00 KG (132.00 LB):- Leka Vieira (BRAZIL)- Gazzy Parman (USA)- Leonor Coco (USA)- Kyra Gracie (BRAZIL)- Megumi Fuji (JAPAN)- Leticia Ribeiro (BRAZIL)- Ludmila ‘Mila’ Sundukova (Italy / Russia)- Roxanne Modafferi (USA)- Tara Larosa (USA) – Sari Redzeposki (Australia) Over 60.01 KG (132.01 LB):- Camilla Gielsten (Norway)- Marloes Coenen (Holland) – Juliana Borges (Brazil) – Hannette Stack (Brazil) – Debi Purcell (USA) – Amanda Buckner (USA)- Megumi Yabushita (Japan)- Yuki Kondo Kubota (Japan)- Stacey Cartwright (Australia) – Jessica Ross (USA)VENDING AREA AND SPONSOR BOOTHS DEVELOPING!’Have you seen the arena?’ queries the spokesperson. ‘The PYRAMID is a state of the art, modern arena, without any bad seats. The seating area is surrounded by a pavilion where the vendors will be. Almost all of the tables are gone, but there are a few spots available for merchants to apply.’Anyone interested in a table or sponsoring should contact [email protected].Current List of Sponsors/Vendors:Abu Dhabi Combat Club, TAPOUT, SPRAWL, BJJMART.COM, NAGA, Grappler’s Quest, AFC, MFC, FCC, DOGS of WAR, CUTTHROAT, Jiu Jitsu PRO GEAR, KORAL, BTT Long Beach, Aggression TV, MMAMART.COM.GET YOUR TICKETS RIGHT NOW!!!Pyramid Ticket Hotine: 562-985-4949ADCC 2005 2 Day Pass‘The arena is selling tickets for the World Championaships as we speak’ states ADCC spokesman Miguel Iturrate. Right now, the PYRAMID and Long Beach State have tickets available on their hotline (562-985-4949) or at the LONG BEACH STATE website.‘There are going to also be several retail outlets throughout California that will be selling tickets. These are sponsors and also some of the competitors will be involvd in ticket distribution, so you can get your tickets at any of the outlets below!’ concludes the spokesman. Look for this list to continue growing.Jiu Jitsu Pro Gear Shop4646 Manhattan Beach Blvd Lawndale, CA 90260ph # 310-370-0116Jiu Jitsu Pro Gear Shop store hours: Monday Thru Friday from 11am to 7pm and Saturday 12pm to 5 pm.Javi Vazquez and SHOWTIME JJ819 E. La Habra Blvd La Habra, Ca 90631ph # 562-691-0333Eddie Bravo and Planet JJ7327 Santa Monica BL W Hollywood, CA 90046323-850-6782http://

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