Gustavo Dantas recaps the first BJJ tournament in Arizona history to break five hundred competitors, the 5th AZ Open on March 2010. This video talks about Gustavo’s background, the evolution of Arizona Jiu-Jitsu and tournament highlights. This tournament featured many of jiu-jitsu greats including Robson Moura, Kron Gracie and as well as former WEC light weight champion Ben Henderson. This 30 minutes show was featured in April 2010 on Cox Cable Channel 7 , which can reach 929,186 Households in Phoenix and Tucson. The show was divided in three youtube videos. Check it out.
by Carlos Eduardo Ozório — July 28, 2010
It wouldn’t be wrong to say Mackenzie Dern is another pretty face among the gentle art’s ladies. However, it would be wise to take into account the old saying “He who sees the face, doesn’t see the heart.” Behind her fair appearance, there’s an aggressive fighter, a promising athlete of the new generation.
Like father, like daughter. Mackenzie’s father is black belt Wellington Megaton, winner of the last five installments of the International Master and Senior tournament. By her doting father’s side, the fighter travels the world training, competing and winning. After winning the 2010 Worlds, she made her purple belt debut in grand style at the Rio Open.
New Weigh-In Policies and Procedures for the Kids Division (4-15 yrs):
This year, the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), the World’s leader and authority on BJJ, promoted their very first Kids Jiu-Jitsu tournament in the US, the 2010 Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Since the AZSBJJF base its tournaments on their guidelines, the AZSBJJF has decided to adopt their policy and procedure for Kids competitors that don’t make weight, are registered in the wrong division, or have no matches in their registered bracket. Here is the breakdown:
Many Weapons interviewed a few instructors at the 5th AZ International Open on March 13th and 14th. Check it out:
Check out the Highlight video of the 5th AZ International Open produced by Many Weapons.
Check out the promo video of the 5th AZ International Open of BJJ produced by the tournament’s head sponsor, Many Weapons.
TWO MANY WEAPONS | CHRISTIAN AND CHRISTOPHER BROADNAX
I’m not sure what is more amazing the fact that the 16 year old Broadnax twins (Christian and Christopher) completely dismantled their division and faced off in the final at the 1st Southwest Brazilian Jiu – Jitsu Classic in October or that they predicted it would happen. Either way the talent possessed by this dynamic duo is undeniable.
Check out the Adults’ highlight video produced by Many Weapons from the 1st Southwest BJJ Classic.
Check out the Kids’ highlight video produced by Many Weapons from the 1st Southwest BJJ Classic.
AZ Combat Sports was featured on Channel 12 News. AZCS has been recognized as one the top MMA gyms in the world, with a combination of great instruction and talented athletes. The segment talks about MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Kids in the East Valley. Check out the video: