on American soil!
6th Grapplers Quest West Coast
Submission Grappling Championships
When: Saturday, November 6th, 2004
Where: Durango High School
Venue Location: 7100 West Dewey Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113-1104
Superfight of the Year:
Ryron Gracie vs. Marc Laimon (30 Minute IGJJF Superfight)
Lightweight (66 kg and Under):
Renato Tavares, American Top Team Black Belt (2nd Degree Carlson Gracie Black Belt), 2004 Grapplers Quest U.S. National Team Trials Champion
Diego Saraiva, J-Sect Academy (Las Vegas), 2-Time National Brazilian Champion, Fast and Fearless Superfight Champion, American Cup and Bad Breed Invitational Champion
Robson Moura, Nova Uniao (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Shooto Champion, 4-Time World (Mundial) Jiu Jitsu Champion
Sandro "Batata" Santiago, Main Instructor at Ralph Gracie Mountain View Academy, 2-Time Pan American Black Belt Champion, Roberto "Gordo" Correa's First Black Belt. "Master of the Loop Choke"
Alternate: Jordan "Super Freak" Damon, Tai Kai Machado Jiu Jitsu, 3-Time Grapplers Quest Champion, IFC Middleweight Tournament Champion
Welterweight (76 kg and Under):
Dave Camarillo, Ralph Gracie Black Belt, American Kickboxing Academy BJJ Instructor, Formerly Ranked #3 in the USA in Judo 72 KG weight class. "Master of the flying armlock"
Paulo Guillobel, Machado Jiu Jitsu, 2003 Pan American Black Belt Champion, 2-Time Joe Moreira Superfight Champion
Tyrone Glover, Cassio Werneck, Grapplers Quest Superfight Champion, "West Coast Phenom" (Grappling Magazine, August 2004)
Jake Shields, Cesar Gracie, Shooto and Pancrase Champion, Defeated World BJJ Champion, Leo Santos in March 2004 GQ-West
Light-Heavyweight (Up to 99 KG):
Jamal Patterson, 2004 ADCC North American Qualifier Champion
Mike Rose, Caique Black Belt
Eduardo Telles, Co-Founder of new TT Team (Terere/Telles), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Multi-Title Pan American and World Champion
Rafael Lovato, Jr. , Machado Black Belt, Arnold Gracie World Champion
Alternate: Denis Kang, 2001 U.S.A. ADCC Trials Finalist
Who's your picks?