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2005 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals of BJJ/Grappling

2005 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals of BJJ/Grappling

Michael Trasso Advanced Teen Lightweight Gi CHAMPION

Their Where Numerous Youth Super Stars Made There Return To The Grapplers Quest Such As Jason Moon, Ryan Villogram (Lloyd Irvin), Gianni Grippo, Michael Trasso (RGDA), Dimitri King (Lloyd Irvin), Keegan Byers (Boulder, Colorado BJJ) And Many More
2005 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals of BJJ/Grappling

May 14, 2005

Grapplers Quest Became The Largest Grappling Event On The Planet At The U.S. Nationals Of Grappling On Saturday, May 14th In Jersey City, New Jersey. More Than 1,300 Competitors Graced The Mats For Nearly 9 Solid Hours On 10 Competition Rings And Nearly 2,000 Spectators Filled The Stands. The U.S.A. Nationals Featured 135 Submission Grappling And Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Divisions Plus The Prestigious U.S. Trials, Sporting The Best 24 Competitors In America In Three Stacked Brackets To Determine TEAM U.S.A.

In The Lightweight Division, Rani Yahya, A Rickson Gracie Black Belt From California Submitted All Three Opponents And Took Home The Championship Belt .

In The Welterweight Division, Regis Lebre, A Saulo Ribeiro Black Belt From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Had A War With Team Renzo Gracie's Igor Gracie In The Finals To Take Home The Championship.

In The Cruiserweight Division, Rick Macauley, A Balance Studios Brown Belt Battled Renzo Gracie Black Belt, Jamie Cruz In The Finals To Take The Win By Points.