ADCC East Coast Trials Competitors List Released!

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The ADCC 2018 North American East Coast Trials is legitimately one of the toughest no-gi events we've ever seen.

There are teenage phenoms like Nicky Ryan, the Ruotolo Twins, and Roberto Jimenez, KASAI standouts PJ Barch and Ethan Crelenstein, previous trials medalists Jason Hayden and James Brasco, and many, many, MANY, more. Strap in — this is gonna be a good one. 

Watch the ADCC 2018 East Coast Trials LIVE Nov. 3 on FloGrappling


Professional | Male | -65.9kg

Competitor Name
Team
Samson Phommabout
Absolute Mma
Eric Benson
Grindhouse
Sam Faron
10th Planet
Jordan Holy
The Darkside
Zach Green
Gracie Humaita Philadelphia
Scott Dance
District Martial Arts
Craig Feldman
Pete the Greek’s Rio Jiu Jitsu
Logan Santos
Creighton MMA
Robert Diggle
Renzo Gracie Academy
Nathan Torres
Warlord MMA
Aaron Phillips
BJJ Revolution Team - Headkicks
Adam Fritz
10th Planet
Edwin " Junny " Ocasio
Unity Jiu Jitsu
Mikey Zindler
Grindhouse
Kenny Stewart
Gracie JJ of Kentucky - Scott Smith
Cole Franson
Tinguinha BJJ
Ari Elgort
Charlottesville BJJ
Juan Rosales
VRMA
Frank Rosenthal
Renzo Gracie
Salvatore Guerriero
American Top Team
Emilio Hernandez
Zenith
Chris Drozd
10thPlanet
Brandon Gambucci
Integracao Jiu Jitsu
marvin Castelle
10th planet
Nicky Ryan
Renzo Gracie
jason hayden
tom deblass
Andrew tackett
checkmat/austin
Anthony Christopher Ortiz
Unity jiu jitsu
Ryan Jennerjohn
Gracie Humaita Reno
Ricky Lule
10th planet Oceanside
Ethan Crelinsten
Tristar/Renzo Gracie
Luis Quinones
10th Planet HQ
Jonathan Calestine
Bancho mma
Gabriel Peryam
Straight Blast Gym
John Battle
McHugh BJJ
Andy Gomez
Brazilian Top Team
Sean Applegate
10th planet
John Vena
Sheridan Bjj
Dennis PresseyJr
Atos
Rey De Leon
10th Planet NYC
Chris Martin
Team Balance
Damon Morgan
Unified Jiu-Jitsu
zachary maslany
10th planet
Jimmy Santiago
Animals mma
Adam Benayoun
Fifty/50 Jiu Jitsu
Jose Rodriguez
Unity Jiu Jitsu
Keith Krikorian
10th Planet Fullerton
Kade Ruotolo
Atos HQ
Tye Ruotolo
Atos HQ
Timothy McNamara
Bancho MMA
Pedro Serrano
Gracie Barra
Robert Santos
Xtreme
miles williams
team mannon
Louis Pascal Riel
Manchester BJJ
Tom Scala
Leverage BJJ / DeBlass BJJ
Gabriel Tejada
10th Planet Bethlehem
Rodrigo Goncalves
OpenMat MMA
Jean-Sebastien Dionne Roy
Tristar Gym
Fabian Ramirez
Serra BJJ / Shire BJJ
Kevin Munoz
Christian Carvalho BJJ




Professional | Male | -76.9kg

Competitor NameTeam
William GrundhauserGrindhouse
Werther MarcialesRKBJJ
William TackettCheckmat
Isaac MorenoHeroes Martial Arts
Kody SteeleCheckmat
Desmond McDonaldTeam Balance
Renan BorgesNew England United BJJ
Caleb McAllisterTeam RAM/Pedro Sauer
Sean YadimarcoSavarese bjj
Raphael Dijk99/1 BJJ
Derek Manuel4oz MMA (Houston)
Stephan GristinaRenzo Gracie Elite Hoboken
Dustin AkbariTeam Alpha Make
David GarmoDetroit Jiu Jitsu
Pete ShoemakerPrecision Jiu Jitsu
Lukasz KramarskiBonsai USA
Michael WhalonBrazilian Top Team
Calon Eskeli-sabinoEsaki Jiu-Jitsu
Jason OlcottCarlos Henrique BJJ
Albruce TouaevBrunswick BJJ/Renzo Gracie Academy NYC
Kobie RolandSheridan Bjj
Steven C. LorenzoHeroes Martial Arts
David DellaRoccaLong Island MMA
Emanuel careyIndiana Brazilian jiu-jitsu academy/ team James Clingerman
Stanley RosaBronx Martial Arts Academy
Merlín RamosRabjj
Patrick SpanoGracie Tampa HQ
Enrique GalarzaSilver Fox BJJ
Kevin Berbrich10th Planet Freaks
David Zamora10th Planet Oceanside
Warren StoutRenzo Gracie
Nicholas RonanRenzo Gracie Academy
Chase Hannah10th Planet Atlanta
Khalil FadlallahDetroit Jiu Jitsu
Daniel Seth DavisOpenmat Mixed Martial Arts
Lucas WilhanGracie Barra Montreal
Gesias JZ CavalcanteFight Sports / JZ MMA
Alan Sanchez10th Planet San Mateo
Garret LavaggiPinelands BJJ/Tom DeBlass
Chad HardyTeam Shawn Hammonds
Stephen SimmsNova Unaio
Nick ManelaGracie Barra
Jaylen JonesNEU
Philip PaynterCheckmat
Michael ArrietaGFTeam
Jeffrey CummingsSoul Fighters-Tallahassee
Daniel MairaMarcelo Garcia Academy
Ian WeingaertnerMid-Shore Martial Arts/RMNU
James PartridgeBrothers Jiu Jitsu
Jeremiah Vance10th Planet
Connor DiblerTriton Fight Center
Sebastian rodriguezUnity Jiu Jitsu
Andrew HooperRenzo Gracie Academy
Jason RauSERRA BJJ
Pierre-Olivier LeclercTristar / RGA
Johnatan VieraMasterskya
Dante MuschampCheckMat NYC
PJ barch10th planet
Dennis SesonskyLeverage BJJ
Nick FioreRenzo Gracie NH
Andrew RacineGracie Barra Montreal
Andrew KochelSAS Team USA/ Valley JJ
Jonathan SatavaAlliance Marcelo Garcia
Charles Felix RufoloOcean County BJJ
Matthew MesserMoreno/VRMA
Ryan GilliganNew England United
Jaan HasanMarcelo Garcia Academy
Trent SeeligGracie New Jersey
Zach ShiomosHellfish MMA
Scott PerryUnity Jiu Jitsu
Chris BowerVicente Junior Team
Luke ShiomosHellfish mma
Joe BaikTraining Grounds
Steven RamosEssential BJJ
Steven S. BarrereN/A
Joshua BacallaoCJJA
Mark AguirreOCBJJ



Professional | Male | -87.9kg

Competitor NameTeam
Jamie IbanezLX Jiu Jitsu
Adam BradleyAtos Jiu-Jitsu
William JohnsonSub Force
Joe DierkhisingDarkside
Sean McClearyDevine Jiu-Jitsu
Cory NazworthGracie Humatia
Matthew secorMSBJJ
Vince BarbosaRenzo Gracie Academy Reno
Drew DyerBaret Submissions
Fro ComoAtos
Dale T MorrisVamos BJJ
Anton BerzinBalance studios
Devhonte JohnsonUnity Jiu Jitsu
Roberto JimenezAllanice BJJ Las Vegas
Carsten CarlsenRenzo Gracie Portland
Kevin WilliamsRenato Tavares bjj
Blaine M McLeanTeam ROC
Adam DunkelRalph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Jake McDonaldJake McDonald
matt arroyoGracie Tampa
Nicholas GreeneRalph Gracie
Matthew ClarkUnity Jiu Jitsu
Antonio Zuazobaret submissons
Adrian BenavidesVagner Rocha Martial Arts/ Fight Sports
Dan RinaldiSavarese BJJ
Johnny BoswellTeam Vicente jr
Matthew TeslaRenzo Gracie
Joshua Lee BowlinGracie Barra
Chris DempseyMat Factory
chinnonye okaforAlliance Marcelo Garcia
Tanner HallStout Training Pittsburgh - Team Renzo Gracie
Billy EdelenDerby City MMA
Alec BauldingAlliance BJJ
Wes Levine10th Planet Orange County
Josh WilliamsDoshers fitness
Paul BarboilleBalance stidio
Dominic TabitaBalance
Ezra LenonCavalo bjj
Nick SchrockRibeiro Jiu Jitsu
Matthew MartinezECUBJJ
Brian NielsonMMA Institute
Lane PletanGrindhouse
Hunter ColvinTriton Fight Center
Eric KovalAlliance
Michael RakshanRenzo Gracie Academy
Christian BanghartBig Brothers
Donald MarcelinTriStar gym/rga
Rich NemethScorpion Submission Fighting
Corey Guitard10th planet Montreal
Ilan MarhasinRenzo Gracie fight Academy
Christopher Ryan QuinnITC
Samuel Barbosa10th Planet Jacksonville
Michael Fortin-DemersTristar
Kyle Boehm10th planet jiu jitsu
Jeremy PiaserTeam Renegade
Travis OylerTeam Mannon
Sergio VilasNjmma
Brian AnyanwuRenzo Gracie
Brian gillMarcelo Garcia Academy
Jordan LutskySoul Fighters
Ioannis NarlidisToronto Top Team
Tyler RobertsRenzo Gracie MMA Academy Middletown NY
James BrascoCombat Club
Jeremy TylerTitan Athletics




Professional | Male | -98.9kg

Competitor NameTeam
Cora TalamoniLegacy Jiu Jitsu x Ares BJJ
Philip ArcherVamos BJJ
Nicholas HaasZenith BJJ
Norm GagnonTeam Balance
Timothy-Michael SpriggsLloyd Irvin
Nicholas Branko BusickArmezzani Jiu Jitsu
Ryan ParkerAres BJJ
Corbin CrispOmar French BJJ
William James VincentMagic BJJ (Combat Base)
Lawrence TrotterTeam Lutter
Kevin GallagherGracie Tampa South
Paul KazarianWorkshop
Jae Peirce McIntoshNo Limit Jiu Jitsu
Daniel O'BrienTriad martial arts
Daniel McGuireJGMMA/SAS team
Mario GonzalezBrasa CTA
Nicholas AlbinDerby City MMA
Anthony LealRenzo Gracie Reno
Leon E. Jackson IIIRABJJ
Casey HellenbergRibeiro Jiu Jitsu
Nicholas NavarroThe Jiu-Jitsu Mill
Calvin TaceyOCBJJ
Charles TsakhAlliance Marcelo Garcia
Marc BrewerUniversity of Grappling
Brenton BelzunOpenmat
Alec HoobenFinisher's MMA
Eliot KellyYemaso
James DonohueGracie Farmington Valley
Fernando LeonorSilver Fox BJJ
Ethan McClellanTriad Martial Arts
Frisco DeLeonGracie Barra El Paso
Dylan SmithGracie Fishhawk
christian simmerlingsilver fox
Jason RatchfordPride Lands BJJ
Alexander MorenoAllstar BJJ
Jon CobbExcel BJJ
Will SchlucterTAC Team

Professional | Male | +99kg

Competitor NameTeam
Edward McCayOCBJJ
Andrew KimlerTexas Punishment Crew
Jeff owenTeam lutter
Nicholas CaggiaKdojo
Brian SheehanElevated Studios (Team Balance)
Jimmy LugoFull contact fight academy
Leonard A MillerKings MMA
Je'Quan WilliamsonAres BJJ
Nick RodriguezSouth Jersey BJJ
Riley McCormickNo Limit Starkville
Aaron Tex JohnsonUnity Jiu-Jitsu
Hudson TaylorAlliance - Marcelo Garcia Academy
joseph merwinzenith
Billy BrownTitan Athletics
Ricky KolmelRenzo Gracie Middletown NY
Kenny HollandOCBJJ
Michael DeebKore BJJ
Andrew TevayGracie A-1


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