Chris Savarese was The Best Matchmaker in Grappling History. Period.
Between 2001 and 2007, Chris Savarese helped Grapplers Quest assemble some of the best talent in the grappling world to compete through guidance, sponsorship and friendship. His knowledge of grappling competition and scouting talent could be compared to to Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, he's THAT good and always has been.
Who are The Avengers? They are the #1 Ranked Grappling Competition Team in the State of Florida in 2012 after winning the overall Team Title on January 14 at Grapplers Quest. Pablo Popovitch and Roberto Abreu's Super Team was developed to compete with team amassed of 10+ competition teams and locations. They've always trained together since 2007 and it was a "unique competition team experiment that produces champions," commented Grapplers Quest founder, Brian Cimins.
Master "Buiu" Portofino is one of the World's Best Referees and Instructors and truly loves the sport of Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling. He is world class, on and off the mat - enjoy one of his videos.
170 lbs. soaking wet, Enrico Cocco of Zen Jiu Jitsu in Miami, Florida wins the Ultimate Title of Grappling in the State of Florida in 2012, the Pro Advanced Absolute at 2012 Florida State Championships. Look out for another event in November 2012 to be announced shortly!