"Dave earned his Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu under Relson Gracie. Dave has been one of Relson Gracie's instructors for over 8 years and has worked closely with the other instructors here at the academy for several years. He is an advocate for Jiu-Jitsu competitions. In 2003, Mr. Patton took Gold at the Gracie Nationals. In 2004, took Gold in at the Gracie Arnold World Submission Championships and the Copa Atlantica Jiu-Jitsu Championships. In 2005, Mr. Patton again won Gold at the Gracie Nationals and Gold in multiple divisions at the Gracie Arnold Worlds. Before finding Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Dave was a professional Arm Wrestler and won 35 World Championships before an injury side lined him from active Arm Wrestling competitions."
This BIO of Dave Patton you can find on www.graciecombatjj.com in the section "INSTRUCTORS". Since 16 months he is a black belt holder in BJJ, which he has been training over 14 years. Mr Patton trains 4 days a week, 3 to 4 hours a day.
Armwrestling or BJJ... one thing is common, in both very SUCCESSFULL
REAL CHAMP !!!