9/26-27 ADCC 2009 - Participants

Saturday, 29 August 2009



The ADCC tournament comes around every other year, and it is always a highlight. This is where the worlds best grappliers come to compete. Just qualifing here is a great achievement.

Lots of MMA stars are here to compete for the honor and respect that comes from being an ADCC champion. They have recently added the wildcards, and the competitor list should be complete.

This year the tournament is being held in Barcelona.

Female -60kg:
Kyra Gracie, Brasil
Ina Steffensen, Denmark
Laurence Cousin, France
Michelle Tavares, Brasil
Megumi Fuji, Japan
Sayaka Shioda, Japan
Hillary Williams, USA

Female 60kg+:
Lana Stefanac, USA
Shanti Abelha, Denmark
Ida Hansson, Sweden
Rosângela Conceição, Brasil
Hitomi Hiraiwa (Akano), Japan
Penny Thomas, South Africa
Hannette Quadros Staack, Brasil

Male -65.9kg:
Jeff Curran, USA
Justin Rader, USA
Leo Vieira, Brazil
Hiroshi "Iron" Nakamura, Japan
Jeff Glover, USA
Baret Yoshida, USA
Rubens Charles Maciel, Brasil
Jayson Patino, USA
David Marinakis, Australia
Ryan Hall, USA
Timo-Juhani Hirvikangas, Finland
Nicolas Renier, France
Rafael Mendes, Brasil
Kohei Yasumi, Japan
Rani Yahya, Brasil

Male -76.9kg:
Ben Askren, USA
Bill Cooper, USA
Milton Vieira, Brazil
Yoshiyuki Yoshida, Japan
Georges St. Pierre, Canada
Pablo Popovich, USA
Marcelo Garcia, Brasil
Kron Gracie, USA
Enrico Cocco, USA
Rodney Ellis, Australia
Don Ortega, USA
Toni Linden, Finland
Marcelo Azevedo, Brasil
Murilo Santana, Brasil
Keita Nakamura, Japan

Male -87.9kg:
Gunnar Nelson, Iceland
Tarsis Humphreys, Brasil
Rousimar Palhares, Brasil
Braulio Estima, UK
Nate Marquadt, USA
Mike van Arsdale, USA
Daniel Tabera, Spain
Rafael Lovato Jr.
Chris Weidman, USA
Igor Praporshchikov, Australia
Jason Selva, USA
Trond Saksenvik, Norway
Damian Maia, Brasil
Andre Galvao, Brasil
Kazuhiro Nakamura, Japan
Kassim Annan, France

Male -98.9kg:
Marcio Cruz, Brasil
Renato Sobral, Brasil
Vesa Vuori, Finland
Vinicius Magalhães, Brasil
Dean Lister, USA
Roberto Abreu, USA
Ricardo Arona, Brasil
Alexandre Ribeiro, USA
Gerardi Rinaldi, USA
Anthony Perosh, Australia
Rafael Davies, USA
Andreas Olsen, Norway
Radek Turek, Poland
Glover Teixeira, Brasil
Yukiya Naito, Japan

Male +99kg:
Jeff Monson, USA
Tom Erikson, USA
Jon Olav Einemo, Norway
Rogent Lloret, Spain
Saulo Ribeiro, USA
Fabricio Werdum, Brasil
Dennis Roberts, Australia
Asa Fuller, USA
Janne-Pekka Pietiläinen, Finland
Tomasz Janiszewski, Poland
Antoine Jaoude, Brasil
Kouji Kanechika, Japan
Tom DeBlass, USA

Super-Fight:
Roger Gracie vs. Robert Dysdale

2 comments:

v 30 August 2009 at 07:02  

Whatever happened to Fedor fighting this year?

Borre 30 August 2009 at 13:16  

I think he was just invited, I guess he didnt take the offer... Not sure though, but there were talk of other fighters that are not on the list too.

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