Marianas Open Takes It To The Mat


Guam – It’s an annual event that puts any jui-jitsu player to the test.  The Marianas Open rolled out the mats at the FD Phoenix Center and conducted the gi and no gi competitions. 

Some of the winners included Jerron Gandaoli in the White Belt Female, Marcelo Nunes in the Brown Belt Absolute division, Joshua Jerome Purple Belt Absolute and Danielle Cabaccang in the Blue Belt Female Category.

Coordinator Steve Roberto commended those who helped with event, mentioning that it moved along very well and thank the supporters of local jiu-jitsu and submission grappling.

Also coinciding with the Marianas Open once again was the Guam Army National Guard qualifying tournament.  The G.A.N.G. finds a representative to compete in the 7th Annual All-Army Combatives Tournament in Fort Benning, Georgia.

You can view all of the results of the Marianas Open on the world wide web at