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Gracie Barra New Mexico Ready for the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2013

8423356426_fbc777b54dALBUQUERQUE NM Jan 28 2012.  Professors Roberto “Tussa” Alencar, Rafael “Barata” Freitas, Don Ortega and Tammy Griego are getting ready for their trip to the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championships 2013 in The United 8422264739_9bc29e2924Arab Emirates. This Past weekend our three professors (Tussa, Don and Barata) went on to compete in San Diego California for a spot in that professional tournament celebrated every year in the UAE. Professor Roberto “Tussa”   Alencar, Rafael “Barata” Freitas and Don Ortega won all the matches on Saturday Jan 26 qualifying for the Finals the next day. On Sunday Jan 27 they went on to compete for a first place a gold medal and an all expenses paid trip to 46691_458142460901885_635170066_nthe Abu Dhabi 2013 world championships. Professor Roberto “Tussa” Alencar and Rafael “Barata” Freitas took first in their weight division while Professor Don Ortega took the Silver and also a spot to compete in the UAE next month. On October 27, 2012 Professor Tammy Griego competed in the Abu Dhabi trials in New York City where she also made it to the Finals where she defeated Maia Matalon from Alliance to take the first place, the Gold Medal and the Airplane ticket. Congratulations to Professor Tussa, Don, Rafael and Tammy for their accomplishments in the San Diego and New York City Pro trials. Gracie Barra New Mexico wishes them the Best at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2013.


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