The UFC gym in Rosemead, CA has engaged BJJ Black Belt Mauricio “Tinguinha” Mariano as the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program Director.
Besides directing the program, Professor Tinguinha is leading the BJJ team, teaching classes at the UFC Gym and in an effort to coordinate a strong and very technical Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. Accompanying him is part of the Tinguinha BJJ Instructor Team: Kenric Toliver, Russell Cantorna & Greg Lawson. The program will extend beyond BJJ into NoGi, as expected. “I am very pleased to be a part of such serious and big company as the UFC Gym. I look forward to coordinate a legitimate and strong BJJ program with all the martial art’s values and philosophy”, Professor Tinguinha stated.
[span class=”approved”]Tinguinha was featured as “Master of the Spider Guard” in 2009, BJJ Legends Royce Gracie (with DVD) Issue
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