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Kobe and Tess Cochran at Poderoso Grappling Tournament

Kobe Cochran and his sister Tess recently competed in Poderoso Grappling tournament. Tess placed first in 49.9 and under beginner devision. Kobe took 1st place in 59.9 and under. Kobe had to move up in weight because there were no competitors of his weight, but he won his finals by points anyway . Tess won by Rear Naked Choke. ...

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Kobe Cochran at Lutador Open

On March 13, 2010 Kobe  Cochran competed at the Lutador Open competition. He won his division in 49.9 and under in Gi. In No Gi division he competed against 8 year old kids and won every match by submission. Kobe showed great patience and skills! Congratulations! ...

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Piet Wilhelm at Houston International Championships

Piet Wilhelm from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, won at Houston International Open Jiu Jitsu Championships in the Brown Belt Senior 1 division on March 6, 2010. Piet won both matches by submission. Piet will be doing his next tournament in Irvine, CA on April 8-11, 2010 (it is going to be Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship organized by International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation). On photo: Piet Wilhelm (middle)....

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Joel Mickells: Blue Belt and BJJ Pro Ams

In November 2009 Joel Mickells got his Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. And last weekend – February 20, 2010 – Joel competed for the first time as a Blue Belt  in the Best of the Best BJJ Pro Ams in Omaha, Nebraska. He placed first in Blue Belt Gi in 167 lb and below, and second in No-Gi 154 lb. Joel says that overall it...

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Renan Borges, Brazil Top Team Boston

Revgear sponsored fighter Renan Borges, 23, is originally from Corumba, Brazil – a very remote town in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Renan began training Jiu Jitsu in 2002 at Academia Iron with Manuel Joao and Taedes Mendonca. While living in Brazil, he regularly took part in competitions all over the country. Renan won multiple tournaments such as the World Championship as a blue...

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Kobe Cochran Rocks

On January 30, 2010, Kobe Cochran, one of the youngest Revgear fighters, competed at Gladiator Open in Rome, Georgia. He won first place in kids 49.9  lb division,  advanced No Gi and Gi. Kobe submitted his opponent with a triangle choke to win in No Gi division, and he  submitted his opponent with a rear naked choke to win in Gi division. Kobe also...

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Kobe Cochran, COPA America

On November 14, 2009 Kobe Cochran took part in COPA America in Georgia. Kobe got 3rd in Gi and No Gi divisions. He lost his matches on points to larger and older kids. ...

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Carlos and Giovanni Ruffo: Training to Win

Young fighters Carlos and Giovanni Ruffo, according to their mother Kayanna, have been very blessed to always be welcomed into some of the best training facilities all over California and Nevada. Currently they are training in the following clubs/ with following trainers: - Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, Nevada. “This Is Where We Call Home!” Here they train with the pros during their “closed to the...

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Revgear Fighter Joel Mickells in Best of the Best BJJ ProAms

Revgear sponsored fighter Joel Mickells participated in the Best of the Best Brazilian Jiu-jitsu ProAms in Omaha, Nebraska on June 20, 2009. He placed 3rd in No-Gi in 150 lb and below with 2 matches won and one match lost to his teammate Brian Heavrin. And then he got 2nd place in Gi in 167 lb and below with two matches won and one match...

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