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Saturday, Jan 25, 2003

Out With The Old, In With The New!

Out with the Old, in with the New!
Young Guns Show their skills and shine at the ADCC Brazilian Trials
By Eduardo Alonso

Jacare hits a flying armbar
Jacare hits a
flying armbar

      The anticipated Brazilian trials for the Abu Dhabi 2003 tournament, to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in May of 2003, matched some of the most respected and talented grapplers in Brazil against each other, battling for only five spots in the upcoming ADCC event and gathered a cast of stars both on and off the mats. Although the crowd was composed of only 500 guests, a lot of well known faces from the fight game were present to witness the trials, and champions like Brazilian Top Team members Murilo Bustamante, Mario Sperry, Rodrigo and Rogerio Nogueira, Carlos Barreto, ex-BTT members like Allan Goes and Ricardo Arona, Ruas Vale Tudo stars such as Pedro Rizzo and Gustavo Ximu, wrestler Darrell Gholar, NHB veteran Ebenezer Braga, Jiu-Jitsu icon Fabio Gurgel, SHOOTO’s newest star Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro and even K-1 superstar Peter Aerts were on hand! If this list impresses you, the names competing were impressive as well, including the likes of BJJ world champions Marcio Cruz, Fernando Margarida, Fernando Terere, and other famous fighters such as Alexandre Cacareco, Ricardo De la Riva, Antoine Joaude, Alexandre Caf

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