Soul Fighters win New Orleans BJJ Championships

By Created: July, 2017 - Modified: December, 2019

Soul Fighters Louisiana was the landslide victor of the Overall Team Title at the Greatmats-sponsored 2017 New Orleans BJJ Championships which featured nearly 400 competitors on June 10 at the Alerio Center in Westwego, Louisiana.

''We had representation from almost all of the schools in Louisiana, which was a really nice plus,'' said tournament organizer Chris Carlino. ''We had people competing from 7 different states as well.''

Soul Fighters Louisiana earned to overall championship by claiming the most points in the Kids No Gi and Adults Gi divisions as well as placing second in the Adults No Gi and Kids Gi Divisions.

Overall runner up BJJ Revolution was the Adults No Gi Division champion and placed second in the Adults Gi and third in the Kids Gi Divisions. It also tied for sixth in the Kids No Gi Division.

Cyclone BJJ, which placed third in overall standings claimed the Kids Gi Division title and was second in the Kids No Gi Division. It also placed fourth in Adults Gi.

Clementi's Gladiators Academy finished 38 points behind Soul Fighters for third place in the Kids No Gi Division.

Gracie Barra (Lake Charles) was the second runner up in the Adults No Gi Division, finishing 37 points behind BJJ Revolution.

No Limit Jiu Jitsu took third in the Adults Gi Division, coming in 123 points behind the divisional champ.

Top 10 Overall Team Scores

Soul Fighters Louisiana 485, BJJ Revolution 276, Cyclone BJJ 255, No Limit Jiu Jitsu 121, Empire MMA 91, Clementi's Gladiators Academy 83, Gracie Barra (Lake Charles) 76, Busted Knuckle MMA 75, Alan Belcher MMA 74, Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu 72

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