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ADCC OPEN ITALY 2008: report and results

By ADCC Italy

Third year of activity for ADCC Italy Submission Fighting Federation: the new season started full busy for Italian Submission Fighters in September with the ADCC National Trials to complete the national team for the 1° ADCC Submission Fighting European Championship in Poland, a great event where the best grapplers in Europe competed to reach the glory of the ADCC World Finals 2009.

On the road to get a place for ADCC Europe Trials 2009 in Sweden, we organized the ADCC Open Italy 2008: after the success of the last year, the event was located again inside the WTKA World open championship of Kickboxing, Karate and Martial Arts in the beautiful Tuscany.
1600 Euro money price to award the winners of beginners and champions classes and the great chance for the winners of champions class to get a place in the ADCC Europe Trials 2009, last chance to reach the ADCC World Finals 2009 for European grapplers.

A lot of public and fighters of different styles followed the competition, 8 hours of exciting fights with perfect refereeing and fair play of fighters and coaches, great exposure through national magazines and TV reaching the event, pride and heart from the fighters coming from Italy, Greece, Switzerland, France, Portugal, England, Russia, Belarus, Moldavia e Romania competing for the prestigious ADCC title.

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Thanks to all the grapplers, coaches, all the ADCC Italy staff and WTKA staff, the referees and to all the teams:

Academy of Fighting – ITA (Claudio Musso)
Brazilian Top Team Geneve – SVI (Anderson Pereira)
Bulldog Clan – ITA (Lorenzo Spoto)
Edmar Jacobina Kombat Team – ITA (Edmar Jacobina)
Fight Club Creta – GRE (Manolis Skoulas)
Gladiatori Labronici Livorno – ITA (Alessio Diliberti)
Gracie Barra Caveirinha Switzerland- SVI (Igor Araujo)
Gracie Barra Sud – FRA (Cristian Rodriguez)
HMD Italia – ITA (Stefano Trifella)
Italian Connection Roma – ITA (Federico Tisi)
Ju Jitsu Team Combat Academy – ITA (Roberto Pagliari)
Only Sport Pistoia – ITA (Alberto Tesi)
Real Fighting Team Leone – ITA (Filippo Leone)
Rendoki – ITA (Simone Cangialosi)
Russian Ju Jitsu Federation – RUS (Tair Narimov)
Shoot Team Modena – ITA (Paolo Salati-Emiliano Lanci)
Team Volscens – FRA (Thomas Loubersanes)

ADCC Open Italy 2008 winners
-65 Kg.
  1. Mamedov Sarkhan (Russian Ju Jitsu Federation – RUS)
+65 Kg.
  1. Sergey Kurlykin (Russian Ju Jitsu Federation – RUS)
Beginners class
-67 Kg.
  1. Andrea Cantini (Gladiatori Labronici Livorno – ITA)
-73 Kg.
  1. Francisco Gusmao (Gracie Barra Caveirinha Switzerland – SVI)
-79 Kg.
  1. Johnny Cecchini (Rendoki – ITA)
-85 Kg.
  1. Okan Bulut (Brazilian Top Team Geneve – SVI)
-91 Kg.
  1. Oleg Chianu (Bulldog Clan – MOL)
+91 Kg.
Champions class
-66 Kg.
  1. Anderson Pereira (Brazilian Top Team Geneve – POR) – qualified to ADCC Europe Trials
-77 Kg.
  1. Leonid Gatovsky (Russian Ju Jitsu Federation – RUS) – qualified to ADCC Europe Trials
-88 Kg.
  1. Killian Tartarini (Shoot Team Modena – ITA) – qualified to ADCC Europe Trials
+88 Kg.


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