Phenomenal Catch class tonight courtesy of Professor Pat Stano!! We are excited to say Pat will most likely be visiting Razors Edge MMA more often and sharing his experience with us on a regular basis. This is a great opportunity for everyone at Razors Edge Mixed Martial Arts to learn multiple variations of takedowns, progressions, positions and submissions. Pat is literally a walking encyclopedia of BJJ, Judo and Wrestling. We are very happy that he will be coming around alot more!
For those of you who are unfamiliar with Professor Pat Stano.. Here is a quick rundown!
Over 25 years of wrestling and martial arts experience
Promoted to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu by Carlos Catania and Sergio Penha
Captain of College Wrestling Team
Began competing in Submission Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1998
Promoted to Blue belt in 1999 by Royce Gracie
Promoted to Purple Belt in 2002 by Saulo Riberio and Steve Maxwell
Received a Black belt in Thai Jitsu from Joe Priole in 2004
Began fighting professional Mixed Martial Arts matches in 2000
MMA career includes fights with UFC legend and Hall of Fame member, Dan “The Beast” UFC Heavy Weight Contender, Jeff Monson
Two-time Michigan, All State wrestler
Div. II Wrestling National Qualifier
Former AAU Freestyle Wrestling National Champion
2000 Pan-Am Jiu-Jitsu Champion: Masters Blue-belt Heavyweight
2000 Rickson Gracie Jiu Jitsu Tournament, World Champion
2001 Jiu-Jitsu World Champion-Masters: Super-heavyweight Blue-belt
2001 Jiu-Jitsu World Champion-Masters: Blue-belt Absolute Division
2002 Jiu-Jitsu World Champion-Masters: Super heavyweight, Purple-belt div.
2003 Jiu-Jitsu World Champion-Masters: Super heavyweight, Purple-belt div.
2003 Jiu-Jitsu World Champion-Masters: Absolute Div., Purple-belt div.
Has not given up a point or an advantage in more than 20 matches over 3 years of competition in Brazil.
3rd place HW in the 2009 Abu Dhabi N. American Qualifying Tournament
Eight time Grapplers Quest Submission Grappling Champion
Six time NAGA Submission Grappling Champion
Winner of several other tournament championships
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