The American National Jiu-Jitsu Championship, with sign-ups open till the coming 18th (more here) is coming up this September 25 and 26 in California, and a lot of folks already have their sights set on it, one of the most important events on the American calendar.
After sweating up his gi at the Honolulu Open, light featherweight fighter Laércio Fernandes has guaranteed his presence at the event.
“I’m confirming that I’ll be at the American Nationals, an event I won last year. I fought at the Honolulu Open, won my weight division and took third in the absolute, losing in the semifinals to Abmar Barbosa by 2 to 0. Now I’m going to compete at this great event,” says Laércio, who is still making the most of his stay in Hawaii.
“I’m training with the fighter Kala Kolohe, who is going fight at the Heroes Hawaii event this Saturday. During my time here in Hawaii, besides training with Kala, I also trained with Wallace Castro and Nova União Hawaii professors Lorenzo Lima and Leandro Niza. It’s been really cool,” says Láercio, a student of armbar king Givanildo Santana.
Lovely website but please run a grammar check on your writing, it makes your reporting look amateurish. In this article, and the newsletter I received today, you used the word “till” which is incorrect. Please refer to a quick dictionary search on the word “till:”
The word you want to use is “until,” notice that there is only one “L”, if you want to use the slang version of the word, you should use ’til.
thanks for the suggestion, but “till” is perfectly good English.
Here’s Dictionary.com’s definition: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/till
You also might take interest in this article on the matter: http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-unt1.htm