Team LDMA Sweeps Arkansas State BJJ Championships

Team LDMA rocked the Greatmats-sponsored 2016 American Grappling Federation Arkansas State BJJ Championships AGF Arkansas State BJJ Championships Greatmatson Nov. 5 at the Conway Expo and Fairgrounds in Conway, Arkansas. The Martial Arts Academy won the overall team title with 519 points, while second-place Rubalcalva Jiu-Jitsu was more than 200 points behind at 294. Rock City MMA claimed third place in the 68-team field with a score of 246.

adult competition AGF Arkansas State BJJ Championships GreatmatsThe same three teams followed an identical team placing order in the Kids No Gi Division with Team LDMA tallying 115 points, Rubalcalva Jitsu notching 91 points and Rock City MMA finishing with 84 points.

Team LDMA claimed all four division titles, earning between 115 and 157 team points in each. Rock City moved up to second place in the Kids Gi Division (110 points) followed by Alliance BJJ (73 points). adults grappling at AGF Arkansas State BJJ Championships Greatmats

In the Adult No Gi Division, it was West Side MMA claiming the No. 2 spot with 80 points, followed by Rubalcalva Jiu-Jitsu with 59 points.

Rubalcalva Jiu-Jitsu racked up 84 points in the Adults Gi Division to edge out West Side MMA for second place. West Side MMA finished with 77 points in the division.

youth grappling AGF Arkansas State BJJ Championships GreatmatsTop 10 Overall Team Scores
Team LDMA 519, Rubalcalva Jiu-Jitsu 294, Rock City MMA 246, West Side MMA 244, Kron Gracie Jiu Jitsu 137, Cerberus BJJ 82, The House MMA Academy 81, Alliance BJJ 78, BQuick JJ 59, Clinch Martial Arts Academy 59

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North Texas MMA win 2016 Dallas BJJ Championships

AGF Dallas BJJ Championships adult tournament GreatmatsNorth Texas MMA dominated the Greatmats-sponsored American Grappling Federation 2016 Dallas BJJ Championships at the NYTEX Sports Center in North Richland Hills, Texas, on Oct. 29. North Texas MMA collected 602 total team points to win the overall team title by more than 300 points.
Soul Fighter Texas came in second with 278 total points, and Bquick JJ placed third (257 points).

youth grappling AGF Dallas BJJ Championships GreatmatsNorth Texas MMA collected in majority of its points in kids grappling divisions, winning the Kids No Gi Division with 219 points and the Kids Gi Division with 185 points. It also won both adult divisions racking up 122 points in Adults No Gi and 76 points in Adults Gi.

Soul Fighters Texas put together a strong second-place showing in the Kids Gi Division, tallying 106 points, and added 95 points in the Kids No Gi Division for another runner up finish. grappling on stage AGF Dallas BJJ Championships Greatmats

Bquick JJ earned 91 points in the Kids No Gi Division to claim third, and added 86 points in the Adults No Gi Division for a second-place finish in that division.
UFC Gym – Richardson was the second-place team in the Adults Gi with 42 points.

Dallas BJJ Championships AGF Greatmats American Grappling FoundationGenesis Jiu Jitsu placed third in the Kids Gi Division. All American MMA was third in the Adults No Gi Division. RCJ Macado edged out Soul Fighters Texas by tiebreaker to claim third in the Adults Gi Division.
Top 10 Overall Team Scores
North Texas MMA 602, Soul Fighters Texas 278, Bquick JJ 257, Genesis Jiu Jitsu 210, All American MMA 201, UFC Gym – Richardson 194, Alvaraz BJJ 132, Top Game Jiu Jitsu Studio 115, 316 BJJ 91, Pure Jiu Jitsu 85

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Gracie Barra Jacksonville wins 2016 AGF Tampa BJJ Championships

youth grappling No Gi AGF Tampa BJJ Championships GreatmatsGracie Barra Jacksonville claimed first place in the overall team standings at the first-ever American Grappling Federation Tampa BJJ Championships, held at the Tampa State Fairgrounds on Oct. 1, 2016.

Forty one points behind the champion was second-place Marra Senki Jiu Jitsu. Breaking Point Martial Arts was just 12 points out of the runner-up spot in third place. kid at AGF Tampa BJJ Championships GreatmatsGracie Barra Jacksonville was also the divisional champion for the Kids No Gi Division while Breaking Point Martial Arts won the Kids Gi Division.

Bringing home both the Adults No Gi and Adults Gi Division titles was American Top Team. Marra Senki placed second in Kids No Gi and third in Kids Gi. Breaking Point Martial Arts was third in Kids Gi while Gracie Barra Jacksonville was second in the Kids Gi Division.

No Gi AGF Tampa BJJ Championships Greatmats 2016Swamp Academy finished second to American Top Team by a tie breaker in the Adults No Gi Division while Demian Maia USA – Daniel Perez BJJ placed third.
Vagner Rocha Martial Arts was the second place team in the Adults Gi Division, also followed by Demian Maia USA – Daniel Perez.

Top 10 Overall Teams
  • Gracie Barra Jacksonville 139Greatmats AGF Tampa BJJ Championship adult competition
  • Marra Senki Jiu Jitsu 98
  • Breaking Point Martial Arts 86
  • Vagner Rocha Martial Arts 51
  • Cross Guard Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 41
  • Demian Maia USA – Daniel Perez BJJ 33
  • Supremacy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 33
  • Easton BJJ 21
  • Swamp Academy 21
  • Gracie Tampa South 18
  • Noava Uniao Florida 18
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Ares Nava BJJ Wins AGF Phoenix BJJ Championships

youth AGF Phoenix BJJ Championships No Gi GreatmatsOct. 6, 2016 – Ares Nava BJJ picked up an Overall Team Title on Sept. 17 at the 2016 American Grappling Federation Phoenix BJJ Championships, held at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy earned 165 points while winning division championships in the Adult Gi and Adult No Gi divisions. Ares Nava BJJ also placed third in the Kids Gi Division.

grappling AGF Phoenix BJJ Championships GreatmatsGD Jiu Jitsu North Phoenix won the Kids No Gi Division and lost by tie breaker to Gracie Arizona for the top spot in the Kids Gi Division on its way to a second-place overall finish with 129 points.

Caio Terra Association (CTA) wrapped up third place overall with a second-place team finish in the Adult Gi Division and third-place finishes in the Kids No Gi and Adult No Gi Divisions.

Pallaton BJJ was the Kids No Gi team runner up. Boxing Inc edged out CTA via a tiebreaker to claim second in the Adult No Gi Division. Carlos Farias BJJ was third in the Adult Gi Division.

Greatmats sponsored AGF Phoenix BJJThe Phoenix BJJ Championships was a small tournament by AGF standards, with around 200 competitors, but AGF co-owner Chris Carlino said everyone who attended loved the inaugural Greatmats-sponsored AGF Phoenix tourney.

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Top 10 Overall Team Points
Ares Nava BJJ 165, GD Jiu Jitsu North Phoenix 129, CTA 107, Pallaton BJJ 81, Gracie Arizona 70, Carlos Farias BJJ 69, Atos 58, Boxing Inc 48, Gracie Barra 46, BJJ Revolution 43
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Lovato BJJ Wins AGF Oklahoma City Open

AGF Oklahoma City Open Youth Champions GreatmatsLovato BJJ more than doubled up its competition in overall team points at the Greatmats-sponsored Sept. 10, 2016 American Grappling Federation Oklahoma City Open, collecting 492 points. Second place Clinch Martial Arts Academy finished with 205 points while Cobra BJJ amassed 181 points for third place. youth competing at AGF Oklahoma City Open Greatmats

A sizable portion of the Lovato BJJ’s points came in the Kids No Gi division as it won the division with 135 points. It did four better in the Kids Gi division with a top score of 139. The championship team added another 134 points while winning the Adults Gi Division and placed second in the Adults No Gi Division after losing a tie breaker with Clinch Martial Arts Academy. (Both teams had 84 points.)

adults No Gi AGF Oklahoma City Open Greatmats”It was our first time incorporating the F2W Pro mat in our event,” said AGF Co-Owner Chris Carlino. ”Some matches were on the big stage… kind of cool and intimidating at the same time.”

Clinch Martial Arts Academy also placed third in the Adults Gi Division (55 points) and picked up 27 points in the Kids No Gi Division and 39 points in the Kids Gi Division.

Cobra BJJ nabbed second place in the Kids No Gi Division with 93 points and third in the Youth No Gi AGF Oklahoma City Open GreatmatsKids Gi arena (56 points.) It also added 13 points in Adults No Gi and 19 points in Adults Gi.

American Elite MMA placed second in Kids Gi (60 points) and third in Kids No Gi (49 points). The Forge BJJ placed second in Adults Gi, and Triton Fight Center was third in Adults No Gi.

Adults AGF Oklahoma City Open GreatmatsTop 10 Overall Team Scores
Lovato BJJ 492
Clinch Martial Arts Academy 205
Cobra BJJ 181
American Elite MMA 158
Triton Fight Center 148
Academy of Martial Arts 120
Guetho Texas 109
Omar French BJJ 97
The Forge BJJ 88
Sandro Sampaio BJJ Academy 68

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Marine Reserves Make Strong Showing at BJJ Tournament

Soul Fighters BJJ topped a field of 66 martial arts academies to score points at the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Battle of the Big Easy AGF GreatmatsGreatmats-sponsored American Grappling Federation’s 2016 Battle of the Big Easy on Aug. 6, 2016, in Westwego, Louisiana. Soul Fighters BJJ finished the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament with 397 points, 111 points ahead of second-place BJJ Revolution and 202 points in front of RCJ Machado. Claiming fourth place overall, with third-place finishes in both adult divisions, was the Marine Forces Reserve Legion Team (MARFORRES).

Adult competition Battle of the Big Easy AGF GreatmatsThe champions earned their status by sweeping the Kids Gi and No Gi Divisions (123 points) as well as taking first place in Adults Gi and second place in Adults No Gi.

In the Kids No Gi competition, RCJ Machado came in at a close second with 96 points while BJJ Revolution tallied 58 team points. Soul Fighters BJJ put some distance between itsself and its competitors in the Kids Gi arena, topping second-place BJJ Revolution 105-56. Marra Senki Jiu Jitsu was third in the division with 48 points.
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BJJ Revolution picked up a close second-place finish in Adults Gi with 77 points – just 13 behind Soul Fighters BJJ. MARFORRES Legion (NOLA BJJ ) edged No Limit Jiu Jitsu by one point for third place, with 48 points.

Youth at the Battle of the Big Easy AGF GreatmatsBJJ Revolution turned the tables on Soul Fighters BJJ in the Adults No Gi competition 95-79 while MARFORRES Legion was close behind with 71 points.

Top 10 team overall
Soul Fighters BJJ 397, BJJ Revolution 286, RCJ Machado 195, MARFORRES Legion (NOLA BJJ) 119, Marra Senki Jiu Jitsu 97, Alan Belcher MMA Club 93, No Limit Jiu Jitsu 80, Guerilla Jiu Jitsu 78, JM Modern Jiu Jitsu 63, NOLA BJJ 52

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Gracie Barra Sweeps 2016 AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships

Youth AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships Great MatsAug. 4, 2016 – Gracie Barra dominated the Greatmats-sponsored 2016 American Grappling Federation Albuquerque BJJ Championships on July 30 at the Manuel Lujan Complex in Albuquerque, New Mexico, compiling 413 total team points.

Adult AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships GreatmatsGuetho Texas took the No. 2 spot in the overall team standing with 233 points and was followed by Winks Gym with 145 points.

Sixty-two teams in total recorded points at the Federation’s first tournament in New Mexico. AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships Greatmats

Gracie Barra won the Kids No Gi division with 69 points, followed by Winks Gym (48) and ONE Jiu Jitsu (27).

It also claimed the Kids Gi Division title with 65 points. Guetho Texas took second in the division with 35 points, followed by ONE Jiu Jitsu, with 18 points.
Gracie Barra racked up another 128 points to win the Adults No Gi Division over Guetho Texas (53) and Winks Gym (38). Adult competition AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships Greatmats

The majority of Gracie Barra’s points, however, came in the Adults Gi Division as it amassed 151 points to complete the divisional sweep. Guetho Texas also had its strongest showing in this division, tallying 132 points, followed by Winks Gym with 56 points.

Top 10 Overall Team Scores
Gracie Barra 413, Guetho Texas 233, Winks Gym 145, Warrior Fitness Center 69, ONE Jiu Jitsu 66, Colorado Springs BJJ 62, The Grind MMA Academy 51, Durango Martial Arts Academy 50, Easton Training Center 42, Clube De Jiu Jitsu Pitbull 31

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