Find Out Who Came up Spades at the Miami WPJJC Trials

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The Miami WPJJC Trials venue

View of tryouts in Miami (Photo courtesy of Pro Sports BJJ)

The 2013 iteration of the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship (WPJJC) is getting closer and closer to defining all its contestants.

This past weekend another tryout event was held to determined who will be traveling with all expenses paid to the April 10-13 main event in the United Arab Emirates.

In Miami, athletes of all belt colors took to the mats to vie for a spot on the big stage.

Check out who accomplished that mission:

Male – adult – white – open absolute – Jonathan Santiago  – American Top Team

Male – adult – blue – under 175.5 – Dante Leon – Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu

Male – adult – blue – over 175.5  – Derek Brown – Gracie Barra Orlando

Male – adult – purple – under 175.5 – Hunter Ewald – Fight Sports

Male – adult – purple – over 175.5 – Jordan Hayman – Hooligans BJJ

Male – adult – brown / black – under 143 ( 143.00 ) – Brian Mahecha – American Top Team

Male – adult – brown / black – under 163 ( 163.00 ) – Lucas Lepri – Alliance

Male – adult – brown / black – under 183 ( 183.00) – Ricardo Souza de Rezende – Avengers

Male – adult – brown / black – under 202 ( 202.00 ) – Romulo Barral – Gracie Barra

Male – adult – brown / black – over 202 ( unlimited ) – Thiago Domingues – De La Riva Academy – Copacabana

Female – adult – white / blue – open weight absolute – Laurel Aiken – Alliance

Female – adult – purple / brown / black – under 139 – Nyjah Easton – Team Lloyd Irvin

Female – adult – purple / brown / black – over 139 – Amanda Tubby Santana – Alequin BJJ

The Champions

The winners (Photo taken from Jonathan Uzcategui’s Facebook page)

The series of tryout events ends in March. Check out where the next ones will be by clicking here.

Find out more about the Miami trials and other events by clicking here aqui.

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