Grapplemania XV


Thanks to Cageside MMA for sponsoring Grapplemanix XV on December 8, 2012!

Men’s No Gi Divisions
Advanced Absolute
1st – Nick Hurley – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
2nd – D’Juan Owens – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
3rd – Shane O’Hara – BJJ Revolution / Richmond BJJ

Advanced 135.5 – 149
1st –  German Salas – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
2nd – Josh Wentworth – Alliance / Megalodon MMA

Advanced 149 – 162
1st – Bagels Telford – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
2nd – Cody Maltais – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – Shane O’Hara – BJJ Revolution / Richmond BJJ

Advanced 162 – 188.5
1st – Nick Hurley – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
2nd – D’Juan Owens – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

Advanced 188.5 and up
1st – Matt Moretz – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
2nd – Daniel Simone – BJJ Revolution / Dojo Charlotte

Intermediate Absolute
1st – Matt Walker – Hurst BJJ
2nd – Brett Beaber – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
3rd – Chris Crawford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

Intermediate 122.5 – 135.5
1st – Ryan Galvan – Alliance / All Rules
2nd – Kyler Ross – Fearless Fighting

Intermediate 135.5 – 162
1st –  Andrey Alexandrov – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Adam Koenig – RMNU / EC BJJ
3rd – Jeff Shaw – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

Intermediate 162 – 175.5
1st – Johnny Smith – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Goldsboro
2nd – Kevin Kenna – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
3rd – Brett Beaber – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness

Intermediate 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Eric Johnson – Team ROC / TFTC Academy
2nd – Hayden Ireland – RNMU / EC BJJ
3rd – Chris Lewter – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh

Intermediate 188.5 – 202
1st – Matt Walker – Hurst BJJ
2nd – Chris Crawford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
3rd – Joseph Spinelli

Intermediate 215 and up
1st – Thaddeus “TC” Crafford – RMNU / EC BJJ
2nd – Russell Hewett – New Union

Beginner Absolute
1st – Cole Hopfenberg – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Matthew Owens – BJJ Revolution / Dojo Charlotte
3rd – Jeremy Seff – Team ROC / TFTC

Beginner 135.5 – 149
1st – Jeremy Seff – Team ROC / TFTC
2nd – Matthew Cummings – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – Avery Smith – Neill’s Taekwondo

Beginner 149 – 162
1st – Benjamin Skaggs – Core MMA
2nd – David Grant – RMNU / EC BJJ
3rd – Chris Davis

Beginner 162 – 175.5
1st – Matthew Owens – BJJ Revolution / Dojo Charlotte
2nd – Erik Torres – All Rules

Beginner 188.5 – 215
1st – Tim Hufford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Cole Hopfenberg – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
3rd – Ollie Merrit – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy

Novice Absolute
1st – Jared Farber – Alliance / All Rules
2nd – Eric Mascio – Alliance / All Rules
3rd – Lee Patterson – RCJ Machado / RIMA

Novice 122.5 – 135.5
1st – James Edwards – RCJ Machado / RIMA
2nd – Joey McGurty – New Union / Wright’s Extreme Martial Arts

Novice 135.5 – 149
1st – Matt Cox – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Goldsboro
2nd – Timothy Robinson – RCJ Machado / RIMA
3rd – Josh Allen – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy

Novice 149 – 175.5
1st – Matt Stone – New Union
2nd – David Long
3rd – Ramon Castillon Vega – American College of Martial Arts

Novice 175.5 – 202
1st – Omar Reade – RCJ Machado / RIMA
2nd – Eric Mascio – Alliance / All Rules
3rd – Jared Farber –  Alliance / All Rules

Novice 215 and up
1st – Brad Lewis – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – CJ Hunt – New Union

Women’s No Gi Divisions
Intermediate Absolute
1st – Kim Rice – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Ashley McClelland – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy
3rd – Emily Holt – New Union

Intermediate 158 and up
1st – Kim Rice – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Ashley McClelland – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy
3rd – Betty Broadhurst – New Union / MAMMA

Beginner Absolute
1st – Chelsea Kurtzman – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Amanda Lee – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
3rd – Jessica Ochab – New Union / Evolution /NC3

Beginner 113.5 – 124.5
1st – Amanda Lee – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Chelsea Kurtzman – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

30+ No Gi Divisions
Advanced 135.5 – 149
1st – Richard Fitzgerald – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
2nd – Joshua Wentworth – Alliance / Megalodon MMA

Intermediate Absolute
1st – William Baptiste – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Chris Lewter – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
3rd – Russell Hewett – New Union

Intermediate 135.5 – 149
1st – Jess Shaw – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd  – Dan Robelen – Lion’s Crest Martial Arts

Intermediate 149 – 162
1st – Sean McChesney – BJJ Revolution / Revolution BJJ
2nd – Kanha Mounixay – New Union / Evolution / NC3

Intermediate 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Chris Lewter – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
2nd – James Lechleider – Alliance / All Rules

Intermediate 188.5 – 202
1st – Mario Martinez – Grappler’s Guild / MMAI Richmond
2nd – Ryan Topping – Crucible Gym Martial Arts

Intermediate 215 and up
1st – William Baptiste – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Russell Hewett – New Union

Beginner Absolute
1st – John Adinolfi – Lion’s Crest Martial Arts
2nd – Barry Guevremont – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA

Beginner 149 – 175.5
1st – Erik Torres – Alliance / All Rules
2nd – John Adinolfi – Lion’s Crest Martial Arts
3rd – Brian Bramson – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

Beginner 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Omar Reade – RCJ Machado / RIMA
2nd – Barry Guevremont – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA

Beginner 202 – 215
1st – Tim Hufford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Lee Patterson – RCJ Machado / RIMA

Men’s Gi Divisions
Brown Belt Absolute
1st – Brett Millea – BJJ Revolution / Richmond BJJ
2nd – Cody Maltais – Team ROC / Forged Fitness

Purple Belt Absolute
1st – German Salas – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
2nd – Bagels Telford – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – Nick Hurley – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness

Purple Belt 135.5 – 149
1st – German Salas – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
2nd – Richard Fitzgerald – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
3rd – Josh Wentworth – Alliance / Megalodon MMA

Purple Belt 149 – 162
1st – Parker Conner – BJJ Revolution / Revolution BJJ
2nd – Bagels Telford – Team ROC / Royce Gracie

Purple Belt 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Alan  Bevier – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
2nd – Nick Hurley – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness

Purple Belt 188.5 and up
1st – Daniel Simone – Revolution BJJ / Dojo Charlotte
2nd – Matt Moretz – Team ROC / Forged Fitness

Blue Belt Absolute
1st – Cory Bashaw – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
2nd – Brett Beaber – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
3rd – Chris Crawford – Royce Gracie / Chapel Hill Quest Center

Blue Belt 122.5 – 135.5
1st – Ryan Galvan – Alliance / All Rules
2nd – Will Pate – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness

Blue Belt 135.5 – 149
1st – Bryce Lighthall – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
2nd – Jeff Shaw – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
3rd – Nicholas Musgrove – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

Blue Belt 149 – 162
1st – Shane O’Hara – BJJ Revolution / Richmond BJJ
2nd – Caleb Lewis – Royce Gracie / Templar
3rd – Brandon Lewis – Royce Gracie / Templar

Blue Belt 162 – 175.5
1st – Cory Bashaw – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
2nd – Brett Beaber – Immortal BJJ / Rapid Fitness
3rd – Jorge Bejarano – New Union / Wright’s Extreme Martial Arts

Blue Belt 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Eric Johnson – Team ROC / TFTC
2nd – Hayden Ireland – RNMU / EC BJJ

Blue Belt 188.5 – 215
1st – Chris Crawford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Billy Capps – Cornerstone Martial Arts

Blue Belt 215 and up
1st – Thaddeus “TC” Crafford – RMNU / EC BJJ
2nd – Kirk Wray – Gracie Raleigh
3rd – Russell Hewett – New Union

White Belt Absolute
1st – Matt Walker – Hurst BJJ
2nd – Jeffery Baldwin – Team ROC / Sand Hills Jiu Jitsu
3rd – Andrey Alexandrov – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

White Belt 122.5 – 135.5
1st – Joey McGurty – New Union / Wright’s Extreme Martial Arts
2nd – James Edwards – RCJ Machado / RIMA
3rd – Matthew Bilbrey – New Union

White Belt 135.5 – 149
1st – Andrey Alexandrov –  Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Timothy Robinson – RCJ Machado / RIMA
3rd – Matt Cox – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Goldsboro

White Belt 149 – 162
1st – Omar Allan – Royce Gracie / Templar
2nd – Matthew Stone – New Union
3rd – David Grant – RMNU / EC BJJ

White Belt 162 – 175.5
1st – Matthew Owens – BJJ Revolution / Dojo Charlotte
2nd – Holden O’Neal – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – David Long

White Belt 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Omar Reade – RCJ Machado / RIMA
2nd – Kentreal Farrar – RCJ Machado / RIMA
3rd – Eric Mascio – Alliance / All Rules

White Belt 188.5 – 202
1st – Matt Walker – Hurst BJJ
2nd – Cole Hopfenberg – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
3rd – Ollie Merritt – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy

White Belt 202 – 215
1st – Tim Hufford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Jeffery Baldwin – Team ROC / Sand Hills Jiu Jitsu

White Belt 215 and up
1st – Brad Lewis – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – CJ Hunt – New Union

Women’s Gi Divisions
Blue Belt Absolute
1st – Kim Rice – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Ashley McClelland – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy
3rd – Betty Broadhurst – New Union / MAMMA

Blue Belt 158 and up
1st – Kim Rice – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Ashley McClelland – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy
3rd – Betty Broadhurst – New Union / MAMMA

White Belt Absolute
1st – Jessica Ochab – New Union / Evolution / NC3
2nd – Lourdes Cantu – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
3rd – Amanda Lee – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

White Belt 113.5 – 135.5
1st – Chelsea Kurtzman – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Amanda Lee – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
3rd – Lourdes Cantu – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

30+ Gi Divisions
Purple Absolute
1st – Daniel Simone – Revolution BJJ / Dojo Charlotte
2nd – Rich Fitzgerald – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
3rd – Joshua Wentworth – Alliance / Megalodon MMA

Purple Belt Up to 175.5
1st – Chad Stevens – Hurst BJJ
2nd – Rich Fitzgerald – Marcelo Garcia / Fifty/50
3rd – Joshua Wentworth – Alliance / Megalodon MMA

Blue Belt Absolute
1st – Kirk Wray – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
2nd –  Sean McChesney – BJJ Revolution / Revolution BJJ
3rd – Russell Hewett – New Union

Blue Belt 135.5 – 149
1st – Bryce Lighthall – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
2nd – Jeff Shaw – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

Blue Belt 149 – 162
1st – Sean McChesney – BJJ Revolution / Revolution BJJ
2nd – Anthony Ravine – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu
3rd – Kanha Mounixay – New Union / NC3 / Evolution

Blue Belt 162 – 188.5
1st – Tim Smario – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass Academy
2nd – James Lechleider – All Rules

Blue Belt 215 and up
1st – Russell Hewett – New Union
2nd – Kirk Wray – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
3rd – William Baptiste – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA

White Belt Absolute
1st  – Chris Lewter – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
2nd – Ben Shook – Team ROC / TFTC
3rd – Jeffery Baldwin – Team ROC / Sand Hills Jiu Jitsu

White Belt 149 – 162
1st – Phil Emer – WF Honey Badgers
2nd – John Adinolfi – Lion’s Crest Martial Arts

White Belt 162 – 175.5
1st – Erik Torres – Alliance / All Rules
2nd – Patrick Karcher – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – Brian Bramson – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center

White Belt 175.5 – 188.5
1st – Chris Lewter – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh
2nd – Omar Reade – RCJ Machado / RIMA
3rd – Joshua Whitman – Hurst BJJ

White Belt 202 – 215
1st – Tim Hufford – Team ROC / Chapel Hill Quest Center
2nd – Jeffery Baldwin – Team ROC / Sand Hills Jiu Jitsu
3rd – Lee Patterson – RCJ Machado / RIMA

Juvenile No Gi Divisions
48 – 52 lbs
1st – Ethan Williams – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Maks Bittman – Team ROC / Forged Fitness

65 – 70 lbs
1st – Lucas Nunn – Team ROC / TFTC Academy
2nd – Blake Edwards – Royce Gracie / Templar

75 lbs
1st – Connor Bauer – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Riley Goshorn – VCK

94 – 129 lbs
1st – Adam Dermer – Royce Gracie / Templar
2nd – Wyatt – Johnson – VCK
3rd – Quinton Ross – Fearless Fighting

125 – 138 lbs
1st – Yulong Li – Moreno BJJ
2nd – Joey McGurty – New Union / Wright’s Extreme Martial Arts
3rd – Kyler Ross – Fearless Fighting

144 – 169 lbs
1st – David Ferriera – Moreno BJJ
2nd – Malique Jones – Gustavo Machado / Pendergrass
3rd – Bailey Gonzalez – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham

Juvenile Gi Divisions
48 – 52 lbs
1st – Ethan Williams – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Maks Bitman – Team ROC / Forged Fitness

64 – 77 lbs (ages 8-10)
1st – Connor Bauer – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Kenneth Cates – Team ROC / Forged Fitness
3rd – Kayla Ligett – WF Honey Badgers

65 – 75 lbs (ages 11-12)
1st – Blake Edwards – Royce Gracie / Templar
2nd – Lucas Nunn – Team ROC / TFTC
3rd – Neron Quines – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Goldsboro

90 -103 lbs
1st – Cerillo Pineda – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Leilani Ruiz – WF Honey Badgers
3rd – Claire Kinstle – WF Honey Badgers

114 – 129 lbs
1st – Wyatt Johnson – VCK
2nd – Adam Dermer – Royce Gracie / Templar
3rd – Ian Schmidt – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA

125 – 138 lbs (Ages 15-17)
1st – Joey McGurty – New Union / Wright’s Extreme Martial Arts
2nd – Yulong Li – Moreno BJJ
3rd – Blake Stephens – Nova Uniao / Marshall’s MMA

142 – 159 lbs
1st – Avery Smith  Neill’s Taekwondo
2nd – Daniel Mahm – WF Honey Badgers
3rd – Bailey Gonzalez – Royce Gracie / Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham


Saturday, December 8, 2012
Kerr Vance Academy
700 Vance Academy Rd
Henderson, NC 27537

Adult Team Points
1st – Team ROC
2nd – Royce Gracie
3rd – New Union

Adult School Points
1st – Triangle Jiu Jitsu Durham
2nd – Chapel Hill Quest Center
3rd – Forged Fitness

Juvenile Team Points
1st – Nova Uniao
2nd – Royce Gracie
3rd – Team ROC

Juvenile School Points
1st – Marshall’s MMA
2nd – Templar
3rd – VCK