Street Sports Mixed Martial Arts school, located behind O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, attended the International Martial Arts Council (IMAC) tournament in Sherman Oaks on October 23rd, and man, did they bring home the gold!
The tournament took place at the Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park Recreation Center in Sherman Oaks. There were hundreds of competitors, fighting in divisions such as Mixed Martial Art (MMA), Point Sparring, Continuous sparring, Brazilian Jujitsu and Karate Forms. The 20 competitors from the proud city of Sunland took home a Lion’s share of medals and trophies!
Here are the names of some of the competitors and how they placed:
Daniella Nunez — 1st place in point sparring
Adrian Garcia — 2nd place in MMA — 3rd place in point sparring
Sean Lopez — 2nd place in MMA — 2nd place in Brazilian Jujitsu
Alex Nazaryan 3rd place in MMA
Evan Ellersieck — 1st place in MMA — 2nd place in Brazilian Jujitsu — 2nd place in continuous sparring
David Crouch — 1st place in continuous sparring — 2nd place in point sparring
Arman Ohanian — 1st place in MMA — 3rd place in Brazilian Jujitsu — 3rd place in MMA
Nickolas Morales — 1st place in continuous sparring — 2nd place in MMA — 3rd place in Brazilian
Jujitsu Javier Martinez — 1st place in continuous sparring
Benjamin Cancino — 1st place in MMA — 1st place in Brazilian Jujitsu