Subs Down Under: ADCC Trials Rocks Australia | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 60)

Subs Down Under: ADCC Trials Rocks Australia | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 60)

In the latest episode of FloGrappling’s Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 60), hosts Holt and Cory discuss the recent ADCC trials that took place in Sydney, Australia. The episode provides an overview of the event, highlighting standout athletes and their impressive performances. Isaac Michelle, a member of the B Team, won the under 99 kilogram division with a high submission rate, while Jeremy Skinner showcased his leg lock skills to secure victory in the under 66 kilogram division. The episode also touches upon the upcoming Midwest Finishes event and the anticipation surrounding the super fight between Lucas “The Hulk” Barbosa and Thomas Bratcher.

ADCC Trials in Australia

The ADCC Trials in Sydney, Australia recently took place and showcased the increasing level of jiu-jitsu and grappling in the Australian and Asian regions. The event was filled with standout athletes who displayed their skills and competed for a chance to qualify for the ADCC World Championships.

One of the standout athletes in the ADCC Trials was Isaac Michelle from the B Team. Isaac competed in the under 99 kilogram division and impressed with his high submission rate. Despite weighing in at 84 kilograms, 30 pounds under the weight division, Isaac showcased his versatility and wrestling skills throughout the tournament.

Another standout athlete was Jeremy Skinner, who won the under 66 kilogram division with a 100% submission rate. Jeremy displayed his leg lock skills and proved to be a formidable opponent in his matches.

Kenta Iwamoto, a previous ADCC trials winner, also had a strong performance in the 77 kilogram division. He demonstrated improved wrestling skills and secured his spot in the ADCC World Championships for the second time.

In addition to these standout athletes, there were winners in different weight classes such as Bob Fries, who at 32 years old became the oldest winner of the trials. Other winners include Josh Saunders and Isaac Michelle in their respective weight divisions.

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The women’s division winners, Adele Fornerino and Nikki Lloyd Griffiths, showcased their skills and solidified their spots in the ADCC World Championships.

ADCC World Championships

The winners of the ADCC Trials have earned their spots to compete at the ADCC World Championships. These athletes will now have the opportunity to test their skills against some of the best grapplers in the world.

Expectations for the athletes in the ADCC World Championships are high, as they have proven themselves in the trials and have showcased their skills. With their impressive performances, they will be looking to make their mark in the World Championships and compete for the coveted ADCC titles.

However, there are still a few remaining invites and potential changes in the lineup, which may affect the final roster for the ADCC World Championships. Division changes and injuries can play a role in shaping the final lineup, and teams are strategizing to optimize their team divisions.

The official competitor list for ADCC 2022 is being updated rapidly, and fans and competitors eagerly await the final lineup to see who will be competing and representing their respective regions.

Subs Down Under: ADCC Trials Rocks Australia | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 60)

Power Rankings and Recent Grappling Events

The power rankings for the ADCC Trials winners are based on objective criteria such as submission rate, match length, and points scored. These rankings provide a comprehensive look at the performance of the athletes and their overall success in the trials.

Recent grappling events have seen notable victories by Ronaldo Jr. and Andrew Tackett. Ronaldo Jr. won the EUG Promotions 180-pound black belt GP, showcasing his skills and earning a $10,000 cash prize. Andrew Tackett also had a successful outing, winning the Emerald City Invitational qualifier.

An upcoming grappling event, the Honor Submission Challenge in Italy, is scheduled to feature notable grapplers such as Felipe Pena and Mica Galvao. This event will provide another opportunity for these athletes to showcase their skills and compete against top-level competitors.

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The Midwest Finishers event is another exciting upcoming event. It will feature a women’s 125-pound bracket and a men’s 170-pound bracket, with notable participants ready to showcase their skills. This event serves as a springboard for emerging fighters, providing them with a platform to demonstrate their abilities and potentially launch successful careers in the grappling world.

Upcoming Midwest Finishers Event

The Midwest Finishers event, scheduled for June 25th, is highly anticipated in the grappling community. It will provide an opportunity for emerging fighters to showcase their skills and compete against other talented grapplers.

This event will feature a women’s 125-pound bracket and a men’s 170-pound bracket, with participants ready to put on a show. Competitors will be aiming to make a name for themselves and gain recognition in the grappling community.

Additionally, another grappling event featuring Lucas “The Hulk” Barbosa and Thomas Bratcher is set to take place on July 3rd. This event is expected to be highly competitive and entertaining, as both Barbosa and Bratcher are known for their exceptional skills and performances.

The super fight between Barbosa and Bratcher is one that fans and competitors alike are eagerly anticipating. Both athletes have a history of notable performances, and this match is expected to be no different. Barbosa’s consistency and durability as a competitor make him a formidable opponent, while Bratcher’s skills and technique make him an exciting fighter to watch.

Conclusion

The recent ADCC Trials in Australia showcased the increasing level of jiu-jitsu and grappling in the region. Standout athletes like Isaac Michelle, Jeremy Skinner, and Kenta Iwamoto earned their spots in the ADCC World Championships, where they will face off against the best grapplers from around the world.

With the competition heating up, teams and athletes are strategizing and making adjustments to optimize their chances of success. The power rankings for the trials winners provide valuable insight into the performance of the athletes and their overall success.

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Upcoming grappling events like the Honor Submission Challenge in Italy and the Midwest Finishers event offer more opportunities for athletes to showcase their skills and compete against top-level opponents. These events serve as platforms for emerging fighters to make their mark in the grappling world and potentially launch successful careers.

In conclusion, the ADCC Trials in Australia and the upcoming grappling events promise thrilling matches and impressive performances. The world of grappling continues to evolve and showcase the talents of athletes from around the globe.

Lastly, it’s worth mentioning a recent video featuring AJ Agazon’s nunchuck skills in a recent fight, adding an element of excitement and uniqueness to the world of grappling.

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