VOTE NOW – 2012 Texas Open Superfight Tournament Participants
Aside from all the standard action at Legends Sports Complex, this event will also feature a special added attraction for grapplers and fans in attendance in the form of a Superfight Tournament Extravaganza featuring some of the very best grapplers from Texas and around the nation.
The prize will be a $1,000 prize to the winners of each of the two divisions, reserved for top grapplers under 200 lbs. and also under155 lbs.
The tournament will be held under normal F2W/WGC advanced No-GI division rules (8-minute matches) with weigh-ins to be held prior to stepping onto the mat and matchups to be drawn on the spot with 10-minute warning prior to start.
Even more interesting is that our TXMMA BJJ and Grappling community will have a major say in deciding the participants that will partake in this special tournament with your votes deciding who will participate in this event
We’ve outlined a list below of the 14 eligible grapplers interested to compete for the 8 open spots as compiled by organizer Jordan Burton.
Similar to our annual TXMMA Awards, we’ve assembled voting via polls on our TXMMA Facebook Page to give everyone the easiest possible way to cast their votes and also to ensure that this process is done in the most transparent way possible so we may have a true representation of what the public wants.
Voting will on Friday, October 26, 2012.
Check out the list below and cast your vote today!
155 Pounds and Under Finalists (VOTE NOW!)
1. Alejandro Siqueira (Gracie Barra South Lake)
2. Andre Monteiro (Carlson Gracie Texas)
3. Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins (Gracie Barra Texas/Draculino)
4. Christian Broadnax (Nova Uniao/Gustavo Dantas)
5. Clay Copeland (Texas Punishment Crew)
6. Daniel “The Pit” Pineda (4 Oz. Fight Club / UFC Fighter)
7. Derrick Garza (Paragon/Franjinha Miller)
8. Jason Soliz (Texas Third Coast MMA)
9. Jonathan Naranjo (BJJ Revolution)
10. Julian Vega (Elite MMA Baytown)
11. Luan Carvalho (Nova Uniao/Bruno Bastos)
12. Renan Chavez (Zion MMA)
13. Spenser Gilliam (Alvis Solis Martial Arts Academy)
200 Pounds and Under Finalists (VOTE NOW!)
1. Alex Morono (Gracie Barra Magnolia)
2. Brandon Quick (B Quick Jiu-Jitsu)
3. Erik Wanderley (Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte)
4. Herico Hesley (Nova Uniao/Bruno Bastos)
5. Hayward “The Hybrid” Charles (Genesis)
6. Jarrod Clontz (American Fight Company / SMAA)
7. J.J. Holmes (Alliance / Mohler’s BJJ)
8. John Jordan (BJJ Revolution Team/Gladiators Academy of Lafayette)
9. Keenan Cornelius (Team Lloyd Irvin/Medal Chasers)
10. Luis Rubalcava (Arsenal JJ / Alliance)
11. Marcello Bergo Salazar (Brazilian Top Team)
12. Ricardo Bastos (Nova Uniao/Bruno Bastos)
13. Robert Yamashita (Elite MMA Baytown)
14. Ulpiano Malachias (Gracie Barra Westchase)
15. Shawn Key (Iron Mantis/Alvis Solis)
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