PANKRATION NATIONALS – Results, Photos and Videos

2008 United States Pankration ChampionshipsSanta Ana High School Santa Ana, CaliforniaNov. 9, 2008www.fightleague.org2008 United States Pankration ChampionshipsSanta Ana High School Santa Ana, CaliforniaNov. 9, 2008www.fightleague.org


202 athletes

Men’s division: age 18 and up (104 athletes)Team Champions:1. Camp Pendleton (USMC)2. Fight Club 29 (USMC)3. TNT BJJ (Arizona)4. Cobra Kai (Nevada)5. OCK & MMA (California)

135 lbs: 111. Matt Saller – Camp Pendleton2. Reggie Guerrero – OCK MMA3. Justin Harrington – TNT BJJ Arizona3. Kent Tran – West Coast Fight Academy

145lbs: 141. Chris Holdsworth – Cobra Kai Las Vegas2. Kenny Quach – Madu Academy3. Jagadev Sharma – Ind3. Noah Newbegin – American Boxing

155lbs: 161. David Dew – Fight Club 29 Palms2. Chris Saunders – HB Ultimate3. Steve Mulligan – Camp Pendleton 3. Clay Denham – Harte Jujitsu

165lbs: 161. Edward Gonzalez- Fight Club 292. Omar Cor – TNT BJJ Arizona3. Ramon Contreras – Camp Pendleton3. Brent Armstrong – Jokers Wild MMA

175lbs: 151. Sky Alles – Gracie Barra 2. Juan Medrano – Centerline Gym3. Tyler Farwell – Peleliu Illinois 3. Gregory Parker – OCK MMA

185lbs: 91. Adrian Ramirez – Cobra Kai Las Vegas2. Dominic Waters – Fight Club 29 Palms3. Kevyan Meredith – Bellmans Kung Fu3. Robbie Valance – Elite MMA

200lbs: 81. Tyler Gorlewski – Camp Pendleton2. Greg Overstreet – Progressive Martial Arts3. Samuel Bracamonte – Shooters Freestyle San Sose3. Conan Mastrangel – Krav Maga

220lbs: 101. Preston Snook – Camp Pendleton2. Andrew Tesnow – Fight Club 29 Palms3. Jason Long – TNT BJJ Arizona3. Josh Allen – CMS

Heavyweight: 51. Steven Dickey – Xtreme TKD2. Leobaldo Aguirre – Joe Stevenson’s Cobra Kai3.P Snook – Camp Pendleton3. Marco Luna – American Jiujitsu


Women’s division (5 athletes)

Lower Weight: 31. Dusti Yates – Shark Tank2. Natalie Sen – Riverside Submission3. Sarah Ferrelli – Rojos Dog House

Upper weight: 21. Jasmine Hallaek – Riverside Submission2. Brittnia Morphis – Millenia MMA


YOUTH DIVISIONS

Rookie division: ages 7 and under (6 athletes)Team Champions:1. Riverside Submission2. Combined Martial Science

Lightweight: 61. Haiden Gonzalez – Riverside Submission2. Issca Samano – CMS3. Steven Kroesen – OCJJ4. Edward Flores – Riverside Submission

Novice division: ages 8 – 10 (31 athletes)Team Champions:1. Riverside Submission2. Shark Tank

65lbs: 151. Cade Olives – No Limits2. Aidan Claproth – CMS3. Roman Gonzalez – The Compound MMA4. Peter Troy – Riverside Submission

77lbs: 61. Tyler Rushworth – Warrior Training Center Las Vegas2. Alexander Dumas – SD Range Fighting3. David Van Patton – Riverside Submission4. Luke Samano – Millenia MMA

90lb: 81. Luke Troy – Riverside Submission2. T Rushworth – Warrior Training Center Las Vegas3. Hamlet – Shark Tank4. Hamlet – Shark Tank

105lbs: 21. Nicholas Nakatani – Shark Tank2. Natalie Ortiz – Candals Martial Arts

Cadet division: ages 11-13 (23 athletes)Team Champions1. Elite MMA2. Millennia MMA

80lbs: 21. Aaron Pico – Hitman Athletics2. Nick Johnson – LA Boxing Utah

95lbs: 81. Daniel Opferman – Elite MMA2. Clayton Carpernter – SCS Arizona3. Jack Rosales – CSW4. Megan Hyland – Progressive Martial Arts

110lbs: 51. Nick Blatin – MKA2. Alex Miller – Millennia MMA3. Billy Carmouche – Shark Tank4. Cheney Ciraulo – CMS

125lbs: 31. Spencer Nogawa – OCJJ2. Brandon Cooney – Progressive Martial Arts3. Billy Carmouche

140lbs: 31. Colin Navickas – Cleber JiuJitsu2. Jaime Nakamura – West Coast Jiujitsu3. Joey Borao – Riverside Submission

Heavyweight: 21. Johnny Beltran – MFS2. Brittni Morphis – Millenia MMA

Junior division: ages 14- 17 (38 athletes)

Team Champions:1. Ultimate Fitness2. Combined Martial Science

115lbs: 41. Joseph Morales – Ultimate Fitness2. Andres Torres – Nor Cal Fight Alliance3. Devin Cooney – Progressive Martial Arts4. Gabriel De Santiago – CMS

125lbs: 31. Spencer Nogawa – OCJJ2. Ryan Recendez – Riverside Submission3. Tim Parten – Progressive Martial Arts

135lbs: 121. Bobby Morales – Subfighter MMA2. Kyler Clark – Marcellinis Martial Arts3. Michael Lee – CMS4. Michael Ledesma – West Coast Jiujitsu

145lbs: 31. Angelo Trevino – Ultimate Fitness 2. Chris Bolanos – IMS3. Nash Troeder – TNT BJJ Arizona

157lbs: 101. Harout Karapetyan – Kenams Fight Club2. Bryan Bothwell – Extreme TKD3. Lake Boothe – CMS4. Niko Carrafield – Jokers Wild MMA

170 lbs: 31. Harout Karapetyan – Kenams Fight Club2. Jeffrey Braun – TNT BJJ Arizona3. Omar Santisteban – Ind

185lbs: 11. Edmond Kim – Shen Wu

Heavyweight: 21. Edmond Kim – Shen Wu2. Anthony Barraza – Chino MMA

SEE PHOTOS HERE:http://www.flickr.com/photos/12394374@N04/sets/72157608888986467/


HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS

Men’s divisionhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8vjulTFQi4

Kids divisionhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-Q-Pa8_lQM


Upcomming events:

2009 California State ChampionshipsOrange County, California Feb/ March 2009

Pankration Team Duals (Four 9 man Teams to compete)Del Mar San Diego, California March 21 – 22, 2009

Armed Forces Championships Camp Pendleton May 16, 2009

US World Team Trials July 2009 (ADULTS ONLY: Participants must 1st qualify by placing top 3 in a sanctioned tournament Sept 2008 – July 2009)

2009 Fila World Pankration Championships Men and Women’s divisions (must be 19 yrs)Sept 11- 14, 2009 Siauliai, Lithuania

TBACentral Coast Championships TBANor Cal Championships TBAInland Empire Championships TBAWisconsin World Team Trials Qualifier TBA

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