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AWARD WINNER: RYAN QUINN

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RYAN QUINN

Cornered 20 different fighters with over 40 different fights. His fighters were in 8 title fights (1 champion) Started the year 2-7 before going on a 12 fight run and finishing 24-6 in his last 30 He was a major part of camps with professional fighters as well. Including Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal (both with championship bouts) Gillian Robertson and Sapo Dos Santos.

Affiliation: American Top Team

NOMINEES

ERIC CASTANOS

Judokickbox (JKB) is the first Cuban Mixed Martial Art developed by Cuban-Americans martial artist Carlos Finales and Eric “El Tigre” Castanos a former world kickboxing and Muay Thai Champion. They mixed the best of Cuban Judo with Cuban style kickboxing.

Affiliation: Tiger Foundation / JKB

JULIAN WILLIAMS

Julien is a fighter, coach and owner of Fusion X-Cel Performance in Central Florida has knowledge past his years. He has a BJJ black black under the great Paul Rodriguez. Julien works with some of the greatest talent in the sport and the future for him and his gym is limitless!

Affiliation: Fusion X-cel

MARCOS AVELLAN

FFA was founded by head instructors Marcos and David Avellan. Each has trained in the martial arts for over 24 years, having competed all across the world in various combat disciplines.

Marcos was the 2005 ADCC US Trials champion, and has won many national grappling tournaments. He is also an undefeated MMA fighter, and coach to undefeated TitanFC Champion Jason “the Specimen” Soares.

GYM: Freestyle Fighting Academy

HENRI HOOFT

Henri is teaching his HKickboxing system at Combat Club in Boynton Beach, FL. Henri’s unique style of kickboxing and strategy continue to keep him in high demand for professional athletes whose careers depend on being the best. On any weekend Henri can be seen coaching from the corner at UFC and kickboxing events from Las Vegas to Rio de Janeiro to Macao…Or at a gym near you.

GYM: HardKnocks 365

CARLOS CUMMINGS

Carlos is the head instructor at Cummings Combat Sambo, the premier Combat Sambo Grappling School in the State of Florida.
GYM: Cummings Sambo