Gerry Di Santo

Gerry Disanto is a former high school wrestler, a Black Belt in GoJu Ryu Karate and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Traditional Jiu Jitsu. Gerry started training in grappling in 1997 and had his first professional MMA fight in 2000 for the FIGHT ZONE. Later, in 2000 Gerry received his Blue Belt under Master Sylvio Behring.

In 2005, Gerry met Roberto Atalla and joined the Rio Grappling Network where he was awarded his Purple Belt and 2 years later his Brown Belt. When Roberto Atalla began teaching in Europe he recommended Gerry continues his training with Helio Soneca and Gerry has never looked back. Recently, Gerry won the NYBJJ Gold in the senior 1 Brown Belt and 3rd in the absolute division. Finally, Gerry received his Black Belt in November 2009 from Helio Soneca.

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