Jiu Jitsu In Paradise // Tetsuji Kato
Tetsuji Kato first arrived on Guam for A SuperBrawl5 in 1998 where he won a lightweight NHB tournament
He easily defeated his opponents to win the tournament.
He was flown to Guam for months at a time by Enson Inoue to teach local grapplers for free at the Purebred Shoot Gym Guam.
He repeated this process in Saipan and has helped launch CNMI talents such as Frank “The Crank” Camacho, Cuki Alvarez & Shane “Pikaboo” Alvarez and has contributed deeply to the foundation of the Mariana Islands success in MMA over the years.
In his career he has competed in the ADCC, lost a 3rd round decision fight to Anderson Silva, and competed in headliner fight of the first ever MMA event in the Playboy Mansion against Gilbert Melendez.
After along break from competition He competes at Copa de Marianas on 10/08