UpstateBrawler said... http://karatecon.com/tournaments.php Here is the link for pictures and results.We sent 5 competitors to the NYS submission Grappling championships in Fredonia NY on April 18th 2009. Ryan Snyder 1st 11-12 lightweight 1st place no gi/ 1st gi Jordan Berry 13-15 lightweight 1st no gi/ 1st gi Grace novak womens lightweight 1st no gi/ 3rd gi Dustin 1st mens beginner 175-109 no gi April 23, 2009 6:09 AM
Baker Wins 2009 Grappling Championship Posted: April 23, 2009 Dustin Baker (center), the 2006 Golden Gloves boxing champion from Watertown, won the 2009 New York State Grappling Championship on April 18 in Fredonia. This was only the second grappling tournament he competed in. In his first tournament, the NAGA World Championships on April 4 in Newark, NJ, he won his first two matches, and dropped his 3rd by points. Dustin has been working out at the Northern New York Judo & Jui Jitsu Club in the Empsall's Plaza for 3-4 months, and just started training for Jiu Jitsu & MMA with pro MMA fighter & Jui Jitsu black belt Jordan Damon. His recent fights can be found at www.dustinbaker.net, which will include his fight videos, pics, bio, upcoming events, etc.