The GRACIEMAG at the Pan Blog already spread the word on some of the non-Brazilian talent looking good to wreak some havoc at the 2011 Pan in all belt groups.
At black belt, specifically, some wicked American submission whizzes are confirmed on the IBJJF website. It’s worth heeding the fact that sign-ups end this Wednesday, so don’t miss out on the fun, sign up here.
In the meantime, check out the names of some non-Brazilians likely to turn some heads at black belt:
Brandon Mullins (Gracie Barra Texas) – roosterweight
Ryan Christopher Hall (Fifty/50 BJJ) – featherweight
Justin S. Rader (Lovatos BJJ) – featherweight
Christopher Westfall (Nova União) – featherweight
Zak Maxwell (Gracie Humaitá) – lightweight
Jonathan Torres (Lloyd Irvin) – lightweight
Ian McPherson (Alliance) – medium heavyweight
Benjamin Ross Baxter (Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu) – medium heavyweight
And the list will get bigger. Sign up quick!