Versus Grappling 6 No-Gi Tournament Results

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Versus Grappling 6 no-gi tournament today. It was nice to see so many familiar faces, as well as some first-time competitors who put in strong showings for their teams. The standard of grappling was great across the board, and it was a good showcase of the talent in the North East BJJ scene. Best of luck to those of you who are heading down to the British Open next week!

The results of the tournament were:

Beginner Feather < 75kg Division:

Gold: David McCaffery of South Shields Fighting Fit
Silver: Phil Nelson of Origin BJJ
Bronze: Tom Harrison of Bad Boy Gym
Bronze: Connor Darnell

Beginner Lightweight Division:

Gold: Ryan Grayson of Middlesbrough Fight Academy
Silver: Benjamin Nzoh of Origin BJJ Newcastle
Bronze: Kieran Grayson of Middlesbrough Fight Academy
Bronze: Lee Hoy of South Shields Fighting Fit

Beginner Medium Heavy < 85.5kg:

Gold: Michael Bunney of Leicester Shootfighters
Silver: Steven Briggs of South Shields Fighting Fit
Bronze: Curtis Carlton of 10th Planet Darlington
Bronze: Anthony Moon

Beginner Super Heavyweight division < 97.5kg:

Gold: Joe Milward of South Shields Fighting Fit
Silver: Piotr Lejwoda of Origin BJJ Newcastle
Bronze: Marek Sulkowski of Bad Boy Gym

Beginner Ultra Heavy > 97.5kg

Gold: Chris Morgan of The Dungeon BJJ
Silver: Piotr Lejwoda of Origin BJJ Newcastle

Advanced Lightweight < 73.5kg division:

Gold: Jordan Cooper of South Shields Fighting Fit
Silver: Claus Vistesen of Bad Boy Gym
Bronze: Rob Johnson of CSN Newcastle

Advanced Middleweight < 79.5kg division:

Gold: Lee Kirtley from The Dungeon BJJ
Silver: Ashley Kennington from AOF

Advanced Medium Heavy < 85.5kg division:

Gold: Ryan Erskine of South Shields Fighting Fit
Silver: Paul Johnson of CSN Gateshead
Bronze: Adam Sanderson of Origin BJJ Newcastle

Advanced Heavyweight <91.5kg division:

Gold: Steven Watson of Spartans
Silver: Seb Jones of Origin BJJ Newcastle

And in the Absolutes:

Beginner Absolute division:

Gold: Joe Millward of South Shields Fighting Fit
Silver: Marek Sulkowski of Bad Boy Gym
Bronze: Tom Harrison of Bad Boy Gym
Bronze: David McCaffery of South Shields Fighting Fit

Advanced Absolute division:

Gold: Lee Kirtley of The Dungeon BJJ
Silver: Seb Jones of Origin BJJ Newcastle
Bronze: Steve Sharp from AOF BJJ

The team standings were:

1 – Fighting Fit 55 points
2 – The Dungeon BJJ 31.5 points
3 – Origin BJJ Newcastle 20.5 points
4 – Bad Boy Gym 12 points
5 – Middlesbrough Fight Academy 10 points
6 – Leicester Shootfighters 9 points
7 – Spartans 9 points
8 – AOF 4.5 points
9 – CSN Gateshead 3 points
10 – CSN Newcastle 2 points
11 – Checkmat 1 point
12 – 10th Planet Darlington 1 point

The standings for the year to date are shown here. There are still three more tournaments to come, so there’s plenty of time to crown an overall winner!