Michael Patt

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Michael has been involved in martial arts for over 15 years. Over the last 6 years he has been actively competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai / Kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts while working in, managing, refereeing, and/or promoting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts for the last 3 years.

Promotion/Event Director/Seminar Experience

2005

  • Director of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament at the CAN-Am Games in Springfield Ohio July 23rd.
  • Director of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament at the Battle of Columbus. Columbus Ohio June 18th-19th
  • Head Lecturer/Seminar Director for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling at the Moogong Spring training Camp Columbus Ohio April 22nd – 24th.
  • Director of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament at the Battle of Columbus. Columbus Ohio March 18th-19th
  • Promoter of the Ohio Hook-n-Shoot - Professional Shooto Mixed Martial Arts fight card in Columbus Ohio March 4th
  • Promoter/Director Arnold Martial Arts Expo -Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Tournament March 4th-6th

2002-2004

  • Promoter / Ohio Pro-Am Grappling Championship June 26th, 2004
  • Multiple years of experience in managing and refereeing grappling tournaments
  • Experience in refereeing Mixed Martial Arts and coordinating / managing various aspects of Mixed Martial Arts promotions.

Accreditations

  • Licensed promoter of Mixed Martial Arts in the state of Ohio
  • Certified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor under Black Belt Jorge Gurgel
  • Certified Muay Thai Instructor under Ajarn Chai Sirisute
  • Member of the Thai Boxing Association of the USA
  • Official Representative of Shooto for the State of Ohio
  • Currently working with the Ohio Athletic Commission as the Mixed Martial Arts Liaison to establish a set of rules to regulate amateur mixed martial arts & to help further educate the commission about the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.

Competition Achievements

  • 10-1 Record Professional Mixed Martial Arts Record
  • 6-1 Record Amateur Muay Thai / Kickboxing
  • 2002 Amateur National Mixed Martial Arts Champion
  • 2000 Pan-Am Bronze Medallist in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • 2001 Pan-Am Quarter Finalist in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • 2x Bando Amateur Kickboxing Champion
  • National Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Arnold Classic Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • North American Grappling Association Chicago Tournament Champion
  • Numerous other championships and placements in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments

Martial Arts Ranks

  • Certified Instructor / Muay Thai
  • Brown Belt / Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Black Belt 4th Dan/ American Kickboxing
  • Black Belt 1st Dan San Ryu Do
  • Black Belt 4th Dan Japanese Ju-Jitsu