1997 U.S.Open World Martial Arts Karate Tournament


Highlights from the Eliminations and entire night finals

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The name alone says it all. Deemed as the most competitive and entertaining tournament on this side of the world. No tournament has ever put on this caliber of competition or world class demos as the US OPEN. Highlights from the Forms and Weapons and the Fighting Divisions. Finals: Opening Demo, Youth Forms: Anthony Atkins, Guy Burkett, Jimmy Pham and Casey Marks. Women Fighting: Nicki Carlson-Lee vs Brenda Lee. Executive Men Fighting: Glen Mehlmann vs Kevin Thompson. Team Fighting: Team Elite vs Team JPM, Youth Weapons: Joey Greenhalgh, Jimmy Pham, Gaspar Catanzaro, Rory Bratten. Team Forms: Team Okinawa (Gary Card & Suzanne Wancket), Team John Paul Mitchell (Mike Chat & Jon Valera). Full Contact weapons fighting Lee Barden ve Mike Nicholson, Adult Weapons: Anita Lopez, James Hobby, Terry Creamer, Jon Valera, Richard Brandon.  Men’s Lightweight Fighting: Pedro Xavier vs Mallory Woods, Men’s Middleweight Fighting: Abdalla Ibrahim vs Mike Pombeiro. Heavyweight Fighting: Tyrone Wiggins vs John Payton. Niseido Jujitsu Demo Team, Women’s Forms: Suzanne Wancket, Anita Lopez, JoAnn Falanga, Catherine Miller. Men’s forms: Roman Kratky, Allen Sandoval, Billy Brennan, Kevin Thompson, Dominic Rab, Jon Valera, Richard Brandon

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