picture of Elder Cruz

Elder Cruz, aka "El Monstro" is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt from La Habra, CA. Cruz trains under coach Lucas Leite and represents Checkmat. He is the an IBJJF Pan and American National champion, as well as a WNO veteran.


2024 Road To Worlds Vlog: Checkmat Brings The Intensity To Worlds Camp (Ep 5)

May 29, 2024

Lucas Leite leads a star-studded session at Checkmat La Habra with athletes like Jansen Gomes, Adam Wardzinski, Elder Cruz, Sam Nagai, and more!