MMA - USA News
May 30, 2013
17th, 2013 - Charuto Varissimo and James Wright
Pancrase MMA Black Belt James Wright
recently was awarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black Belt by Professor Charuto Varissimo. He is
Charuto’s 25th Black Belt.
Wright owns and operates the Martial Arts and
More academy (formally Wright’s Extreme
Martial Arts) in Jacksonville, NC. His
school teaches Pancrase MMA , Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, karate, kickboxing, boxing,
Okinawa Te, and Marine Corps Martial Arts.
Pancrase Blue Belt Orlando Torres
improved his MMA record to 10-1-1, and 1-0 in
kickboxing. Orlando's most recent bout was
on May 18th, at Shamrock’s FC Annihilation in
St. Louis, MO. Orlando won, defeating
opponent Bob Hinchcliffe by rear-naked choke.
Orlando has won 5 title belts in the past year:
3-times Battle of the South Champion - 135 lbs.
Battle of the South Champion - 145 lbs.
Primius Champion -135 lbs.
Pancrase Black Belt Major Jerry Roeder is
retiring from the Marine Corps after 21 years.
His service is being honored by a retirement
ceremony on May 31st, at Camp Lejeune, NC.