June 24 in New Jersey: Dustin “Clean” Denes BJJ Seminar
Dustin “Clean” Denes is a Black Belt 3rd degree in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, professional fighter and world-class competitor. He is best known for his accomplished submission skills. Dustin’s knowledge is both battle tested and backed by teachings of the Club Carlson Gracie, Marcus Silveira and Ricardo de la Riva.
In 1999, Dustin traveled Brazil with his great friend and mentor Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira. He then moved to Rio de Janeiro to maximize his progress inBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He spent more than two years as a brown belt with the Brazilian Top Team, competing against and beating the best in Brazil. He became Brazilian Champion in 2000 and achieved the rank of Black Belt in the fall of 2001.
After a professional mixed martial arts debut in Japan, Dustin returned to the United States and accepted an opportunity to be part of a new team. He chose to compete and strive for success in Mixed Martial Arts for years to come. Dustin played a major role in the founding and first generation of the American Top Team.
Dustin achieved a BS in Marketing from Florida State University and an International MBA from Florida International University. He is also fluent in Portuguese. His goal is to further excel in the world of martial arts, and to transmit his knowledge of martial arts through his teachings.