2005 California Pankration Championships

120 competitors in 21 divisions participated in the 4th Annual California Pankration Championships120 competitors in 21 divisions participated in the 4th Annual California Pankration Championships. Fighters came from Nevada, Arizona and all parts of California to compete in the double elimination tournament which was held Aug. 27, 2005 on U.S. Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California. Many of the competitors were Marines and Sailors stationed in Southern California Military Bases.


Pankration Competition allows strikes to the body, takedowns and submissions. Technique, Safety and sportsmanship are emphasized. Many Professional MMA Fighters first gained experience with Pankration Tournaments before setting out on their Pro Careers.

TUF 2 Particiapnt Joe Stevenson brought out a tough team from Cobra Kai which took the honors as top adult team. City Boxing followed with a close 2nd place. Top kids team was the Riverside Submission Academy followed by Chuck Costello’s American Freestyle Fighting in Lake Havasu, Arizona.

Pankration tournaments are held several times a year in the Southern California Area. See www.fightleague.org for more information.


RESULTS

Youth Divisions

KIDS 50-661. CHRISTIANA SANFORD – UNBREAKABLE GYM2. JESSE GABRIEL – COMBINED MARTIAL SCIENCE3. JAVIER ROBLES – HOUSE OF DISCIPLINE

KIDS 83-1021. DAKOTA LEE GROTH – OKINAWA KEMPO2. BLAZE LOVE – AMERICAN FREESTYLE SIGHTING3. TOBY HANEY – IND

TEENS 96-1171. BRIAN JUNKER – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION2. FRANK ARREY – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION3. IAN FRANK – LIGHTNING MMA

TEENS 134-1421. NOAH TILLIS – NEW BREED2. BRIAN JULIAN – NEWPORT HARBOR3. UNK

TEENS 142-1651. TRAVIS ROMERO – RIVERSIDE2. CODY TRACY – AMERICAN FREESTYLE FIGHTING3. BRIAN JULIAN – IND

TEENS 180 AND OVER1. NICK DIVARI – TOWNEYS ACADEMY2. DAVE GUNN – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION3. JESSE GONZALEZ – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION


Adult Divisions

BEGINNER 135-1501. JORDAN MEYERS – CENTERLINE GYM2. CURTIS SOLBERG – IND. (USMC CLB 1 SUPPORT CO.)3. ERNY GONZALEZ – ROJI JIUJITSU DE BRAZIL

BEGINNER 152-1611. JEFF LIU – CLEBER JIUJITSU2. NOEL MIN – CITY BOXING (USMC 1ST CEB BN)3. FROY GONZALEZ – LIGHTNING MMA

BEGINNER 161-1691. BRIAN HAYES – IND2. ALEX MAI – TODD MEDINA FREESTYLE FIGHTING3. ROB ROSALES – TODD MEDINA FREESTYLE FIGHTING

BEGINNER 169-1761. JOSEPH FOSS – GOLDEN WEST2. AURELIUS KADZIUS – FIGHT CLUB 29 (USMC 7TH MARINES)3. TUCKER BELL – IND (US NAVY SPECIAL BOAT TEAM 12)

BEGINNER 176-1851. E TUI FAALOLOTO – CITY BOXING (US NAVY USS DENVER)2. JOSHUA KLASSEN – HAVOC (USMC MALS 16)3. GREGORY PARKER – IND (USMC MCB CAM PEN.)

BEGINNER 187-1951. JORDAN SULLIVAN – FIGHT CLUB 29 (USMC 7TH MARINES)2. CHRISTOPHER FORD – HAVOC (USMC MALS 16)3. CLINT BAIRD – IND (US NAVY SPECIAL BOAT TEAM 12)

BEGINNER 195-2021. JASON MOTTA – COBRA KAI2. JOHN GEORGE – IND3. JOSH SHERROW – IND

BEGINNER 218 AND OVER1. JOSE TREJO – IND (USMC SOI)2. RYAN MONACO – COBRA KAI3. JAY SANFORD – UNBREAKABLE

OPEN 135-1471. ULYSSES GOMEZ – COBRA KAI2. JULIO ROSANO – GUERRO BJJ (USMC CLB 1 SUPPORT CO)3. LORENZO PARKS – LIGHTNING MMA

OPEN 150-1601. T.J. BROWN – COBRA KAI2. JOSHUA VERRA – AMERICAN KICKBOXING (USMC SMCR IRR)3. TRAVIS ROMERO – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION

OPEN 160 – 180 A1. DIEGO GARIJO – CITY BOXING2. BRIAN GUGERTY – CITY BOXING3. DAVID BOLLEA – COBRA KAI

OPEN 160 – 180 B1. DONOVAN FOLEY – IND (USMC 1ST FORCE RECON CO)2. JESSE ROMERO – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION3. JOHN DURAN – TODD MEDINA FREESTYLE FIGHTING

OPEN 180-1911. JONATHAN ROMERO – GRACIE BARRA (USMC 1ST CEB BN)2. JONATHAN GROTH – OKINAWA KEMPO (USMC SOI)3. JASON CLOUSE – REY DEIGO

OPEN 194-2091. DAVID WEBER – SIDEKICKS ACADEMY2. RYAN CARLIN – FIGHT CLUB 29 (USMC CLB 7)3. JOSHUA SIIPOLA – FIGHT CLUB 29 (USMC MCCES)

OPEN 219 AND OVER1. GREAG WHITE – RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION2. LIRON WILSON – TEAM URAMESHI3. DAVE MCKINNON – CENTERLINE GYM

TEAM AWARDS

YOUTH TEAMS1. RIVERSIDE SUBMISSION2. AMERICAN FREESTYLE FIGHTING – LAKE HAVASU

ADULT TEAMS1. COBRA KAI – LAS VEGAS2. CITY BOXING – SAN DIEGO

MILITARY TEAM1. SCHOOL OF INFANTRY (USMC) – CAMP PENDLETON2. 1ST COMBAT ENGINNER BTN (USMC) – CAMP PENDLETON

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