Tribute to Nicholas Reca Recanati - Spiritual Warrior Called Early for Earth's Final Battle

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Special Tribute to Nicholas 'Reca' Recanati - a true Spiritual Warrior, friend, son, cousin, brother, fighter, proud champion and instructor. Rest in peace our little brother and proud champion eternally ---> With Love and Prayers from The Cimins Family and Grappling and Jiu Jitsu Community, God Bless you all for watching.

Nicholas had huge aspirations for his future, including an upcoming debut MMA fight. He impacted so many lives on and off the mat, which included his passion for teaching youth. His legacy will continue through the Nicholas “RECA” Recanati Memorial Scholarship Fund. 100% of donations will be guaranteed for the use toward this scholarship fund.

The Recanati Family would like to thank you in advance with our deepest appreciation, in helping to enrich the lives of youth in memory of our beloved son.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate to the "Nicholas Corrado Recanati III" Fund at: http://www.gofundme.com/ogbf0g - God Bless and heal everyone who knew this amazing young man

Nicholas Recanati was born in Hackensack NJ and grew up in Windermere Florida. Nicholas began training and competing in Gracie Jiu Jitsu at the age of 6 under UFC Legend Royce Gracie. Nicholas went through all the traditional rankings for kids BJJ ranks and then was promoted by Royce Gracie to blue belt 2012. Nicholas has since trained with many UFC, WEC and world Champion BJJ practitioners like Geroge St-Pierre, Chuck Lidell, BJ Penn, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, Matt Serria, Ben Saunders, Phil Davis, Bas Rutten, Rodrigo Gracie, Rafael Lovato Jr and Matt Arroyo. Nicholas held the rank of Purple Belt under Multi World Champion and ADCC Absolute Champion World Renowned BJJ Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. Nicholas had an astounding Jiu Jitsu competition record of 137 wins and only 21 loses, with most notable wins being, 2 x UFC Fan Expo Teen Champion, 3 x IBJJF Florida State Champion, 11 x Grapplers Quest National Champion, 1 x National Naga Champion, 2 x Naga world Champion, 13 x Disney Martial Arts Grappling Champion. In addition to being an avid Jiu Jitsu competitor Reca was an amateur boxing back round with a 5 – 1 record. Nicholas took 2nd in the state of Florida Platinum Glove as an amateur boxer. Nicholas was the Co-Owner and Head instructor for the Little Ninja and Warriors program at Xtreme Gracie/Fight Sports Jiu Jitsu and was an avid Jiu Jitsu competitor. He was a legend at Grapplers Quest and someone I called a friend and my little brother. God Bless and heal you all...Nicholas is now an angel to protect us for Earth's final battle.