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Handful Of ADCC Invites Left: A Look Who Is In, Who Is Out From The Toughest Competition In the World

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Handful Of ADCC Invites Left: A Look Who Is In, Who Is Out From The Toughest Competition In the World

ADCC is the most prestigious tournament. The Abu dhabi combat club is a championship held only every other year and as such the invites are coveted. Here’s a complete list of those who have secured the invites thus far:

 MALE -66 kg (Out of 16)
Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles – Brazil – (Alliance) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
Zaur Akhmedov – Russia – (Team Abubakarova) – 1st European Trial winner
Ethan Crelinsten – Canada – (Tristar/Renzo Gracie) – 1st North American Trial winner
Nicky Ryan – USA – (Renzo Gracie) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Ruan Alvarenga – Brazil – (Alliance) – South American Trial winner
AJ Agazarm – USA – (Gracie Barra) – Invited
Paulo Miyao – Brazil – (Unity) – Invited
Geo Martinez – USA – (10th planet) – Invited
Augusto Mendes – Brazil – (Soul Fighters) – Invited
Jamil Hill – USA – (Lloyd Irvin) – Invited
Pablo Mantovani – Brazil – (Atos) – Invited
Gianni Grippo – USA – (Marcelo Garcia) – Invited
Mikey Musumeci – USA – (Caio Terra) – Invited

MALE -77 kg (Out of 16)
JT Torres – USA – (Atos) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
Ross Nicholls – United Kingdom – (Roger Gracie Academy) – 1st European Trial winner
Jonathan Satava – USA – (Alliance/Marcelo Garcia) – 1st North American Trial winner
John Combs – USA – (Easton Training Center) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Servio Tulio – Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – South American Trial winner
Lucas Lepri – Brazil – (Alliance) – Invited
Vagner Rocha – USA – (Fight Sports) – Invited
Renato Canuto – Brazil – (Checkmat) – Invited
Oliver Taza – Canada – (Tristar) – Invited
Edwin Najmi – USA – (Gracie Barra) – Invited
Dillon Danis – USA – (Unity) – Invited
Celso Venicius – Brazil (Gracie Barra) – Invited
Garry Tonon – USA – (Renzo Gracie) – Invited

MALE -88 kg (Out of 16)
Adam Wardzinski – Poland – (Checkmat International) – 1st European Trial winner
Alec Baulding – USA – (Alliance) – 1st North American Trial winner
Josh Hinger – USA – (Atos) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Gabriel Almeida – Brazil – (Checkmat) – South American Trial winner
Xande Ribeiro – Brazil – (Ribeiro) – Invited
Craig Jones – Australia – (Absolute MMA) – Invited
Rustam Chsiev – Russia – (K-Dojo) – Invited
Mike Perez – USA – (Atos) – Invited
Kit Dale – Australia – (Absolute MMA) – Invited
Keenan Cornelius – USA – (Atos) – Invited
Murilo Santana – Brazil – (Barbosa JJ) – Invited
Gabriel Argaes – Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – Invited

Leandro Lo – Brazil – Invited

MALE -99 kg (Out of 16)
Perttu Tepponen – Finland – (TJJK Tampere – Hilti BJJ) – 1st European Trial winner
Timothy-Michael Spriggs – USA – (Lloyd Irvin) – 1st North American Trial winner
Mason Fowler – USA – Caio Terra (CTA) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Paulo Jose – Brazil – (Alliance) – South American Trial winner
Gordon Ryan – USA -( Renzo Gracie) – moves from -88kg
Ben Hodgkinson – Australia – (Absolute MMA) – Invited
Vinny Magalhaes – Brazil – (Team Quest) – Invited
Rafael Lovato Jr. – USA – (Gracie Humaita) – Invited
Patrick Gaudio – Brazil – (GF Team) – Invited
Lucas Barbosa – Brazil – (Atos) – Invited
Luiz Panza – Brazil – (Checkmat) – Invited

Romulo Barral- Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – Invited

Jackson Souza –  Brazil – (Checkmat) – Invited

MALE +99 kg (Out of 16)
Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida – Brazil – (Checkmat) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
Eldar Rafigaev – Moldova – (Jungle Bjj) – 1st European Trial winner
Aaron Tex Johnson – USA – (Unity Jiu-Jitsu) – 1st North American Trial winner
Nick Rodriguez – USA – (Renzo Gracie) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Antonio Braga Neto – Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – South American Trial winner
Yuri Simoes – Brazil – (Caio Terra BJJ) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner (moved up to +99kg)
Orlando Sanchez – USA – (Gracie Barra) – Invited
Roberto Cyborg – Brazil – (Cyborg Fight Sports) – Invited
Jared Dopp – USA – (Lovato BJJ) – Invited
Joao Gabriel Rocha – Brazil – (Soul Fighters) – Invited
Kaynan Duarte – Brazil – (Atos) – Invited

Cara de Sapato – Brazil – (Checkmat) –Invited

FEMALE -60 kg (Out of 8)
Beatriz Mesquita – Brazil – (Gracie Humaita) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
Jena Bishop – USA – (Alliance) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Franciele Nascimento Santos – Brazil – (Alliance) – South American Trial winner
Bianca Basilio – Brazil – (Almeida JJ) – Invited
Elvira Karppinen – Finland – (MMA Team 300) – Invited

Ffion Davies – Wales – Invited

FEMALE +60 kg (Out of 8)
Gabi Garcia – Brazil – (Alliance) – ADCC Worlds 2017 winner
Amanda Leve – USA – (Ricardo Almeida BJJ) – 2nd North American Trial winner
Carina Santi – Brazil – (G13) – South American Trial winner
Jessica da Silva – Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – Invited

MAIN SUPERFIGHT
Andre Galvao – Brazil – (Atos) – current Absolute champion
VS.
Felipe Pena – Brazil – (Gracie Barra) – ADCC Worlds 2017 Absolute champion

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