Grapplers Quest returns on Saturday, June 6th with the US National Championships at the Raritan Center in Edison, New Jersey. The event will feature both professional and amateur tournament divisions The professional tournaments will feature 5 divisions with a $1,000 cash prize for the winner of each division. The divisions featured will be 145 lbs, 155 lbs, 170 lbs, 185 lbs, and women’s absolute. Below are the listings for the top competitors for each of the divisions which includes Garry Tonon, Joao Miyao, Eddie Cummings, Gordon Ryan, Richie Martinez, and Amanda Leve.
$1,000 Men’s All-Star Featherweight (145 lbs.) is stacked with America’s #1 Rated IBJJF World Champion, Joao Miyao, Kristian Woodmansee (IBJJF World, Pan American and European Champion), Mikey Main (Pure MMA, 2014 Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Champion, 2014 Grapplers Quest U.S. National Champion), Zach Maslany (10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, PGL Superfight Champion, 2-Time NAGA World Champion), John Battle (PGL, AGL, NAGA Champion, Team Balance Studios), Frank Rosenthal (Carl Massaro – Team Renzo Gracie) and Chip “The Animal” Gerber (Pro MMA Fighter, North American Grappling Champion). See full line-up at: http://goo.gl/tshGxR
$1,000 Men’s All-Star Lightweight (155 lbs.) is stacked with America’s #1 Rated
Eddie “Wolverine” Cummings (Team Renzo Gracie NYC – 2015 ADCC Trials Champion), Ruben Alvarez (FightSports Team Avengers Pro, Black Belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu), Jeff Lentz (UFC Veteran, The Ultimate Fighter Show, Team Balance) and five more of America’s Best. See full line-up at: http://goo.gl/tshGxR
$1,000 Men’s All-Star Welterweight (170 lbs.) is stacked with America’s #1 Rated, Garry Lee Tonon (ADCC Standout, EBI & Grappling Quest Champion), Daniel Tavares (PGL Tournament Champion 2013, IBJJF No-Gi Black belt Pan Ams 2011 Champion), Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez (Eddie Bravo 10th Planet Black Belt, EBI Champion), Pedro Alfonso (Blackzillians – NAGA, Copa America and New Breed Champion) and four more of America’s Best. See full line-up at: http://goo.gl/tshGxR
$1,000 Men’s Pro Invitational 185 lbs. (Men’s Middleweight) will showcased UFC Veterans, Matt Arroyo (UFC and Ultimate Fighter Veteran), Dante Rivera (UFC and Bellator Veteran), Sean Spangler (31-Time Grapplers Quest Champion, NAGA Champion), Bruno Tostes (Renzo Gracie New York – Grapplers Quest Champion) and four more of America’s Best. See full line-up at: http://goo.gl/tshGxR.
$1,000 Queen of Submission Absolute will feature: Amanda Leve (2-Time Defending East Coast Absolute Champion), Jessy Miele (UFC Fan Expo Pro Finalist, Grapplers Quest Champion), Angela Vogel (Team Balance Studios) and Five more of Americas Best Submission fighters. See full line-up at: http://goo.gl/tshGxR
For more information on start times and tickets, please visit Grapplersquest.com.