Martial arts team earns 3 medals in Dallas

Members of the God’s Gladiators martial arts team following their participation in a June 29 tournament in Dallas. Pictured from left are David (last name not given), Ruben Hurtado, Aubrey Hoskins, Coach Marcos Andrew Navarro, Fanny “Mae,” and Mark Stutes. COURTESY PHOTO.

DALLAS — God’s Gladiators martial arts team, coached by Brawley native and two-time winner of the North American Grappling Association’s World Jiu-Jitsu Champions Marcos Andrew Navarro, put two members on the podium here recently at a NAGA event.

Fanny "Mae" picked up gold and silver medal in two divisions, and Mark Stutes earned bronze in the ultra-heavyweight division at the NAGA Texas Championship, held June 29.

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