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DENIS OVCINA

Name Denis Ovcina
Nickname
BJJ Belt Brown
Height 1.84m
Weight 69kg
Nationality South African
Current Residence Johannesburg
Languages English
Team Representing Tapout Martial Arts Academy / Axis Jiu Jitsu
Professor / Coach Wiekus Swart / Jason Roebig
Favourite Gi Grips
Favourite Submission
Sponsors

Athlete Biography

Began training MMA in 2002.
Stopped training MMA and began focusing solely on BJJ and grappling in 2006.

1. Trained under the following people:
Rodney King (Straight Blast Gym), Wiekus Swart (Rio Grappling), Roberto Atalla (Rio Grappling), Grayson West (Gracie Barra Perth), Jason Roebig (Axis Jiu Jitsu Gold Coast).

2. Achieved following ranks in jiu-jitsu:
2006 – 2008 (blue)
2008 – 2010 (purple)
2010 – Present (brown)

3. Achieved following results:

2006
– Novagen All Africa Cup (Gi) /DBN
o Lightweight division – 2nd place
o Absolute division – 4th place

2007
– Quantum tribe cup (No Gi) /JHB
o Lightweight division – 1st place
o Absolute division – 1st place

– Novagen All Africa Cup (Gi) /DBN
o Lightweight division – 1st place

– Cape of Storms Nationals (Gi and No Gi)/CPT
o Middleweight Gi division – 3rd place
o No Gi lightweight division – 1st place

2008
– Carlson Gracie Cup (Gi and No Gi) /PE
o Lightweight Gi – 1st place
o Absolute Gi – 3rd place
o Welterweight No Gi – 1st place

– Cape of Storms Nationals (Gi and No Gi) /CPT
o Lightweight Gi – 1st place
o Absolute Gi – 3st place
o Lightweight No Gi – 1st place
o Absolute No Gi – 3rd place

– Novagen Cup (No Gi) /DBN
o Welterweight – 1st place

2009
– Cape of Storms Nationals (Gi and No Gi) /CPT
o Lightweight Gi – 1st place
o Lightweight No Gi – 1st place

– FILA (No Gi) /JHB
o Lightweight Gi – 1st place
o Lightweight No Gi – 1st place

– Abu Dhabi World Pro Africa Trials /JHB
o Lightweight Gi – 1st place
o Absolute Gi – 3rd place

2010

2011
– Abu Dhabi World Pro Africa Trials /JHB
o Middleweight Gi – 2nd place
o Absolute Gi – 3rd place shared

2012
– Australia Cup /Brisbane Australia
o Lightweight Gi

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