Jayden “The Golden Tiger” Tani

CERRITOS, CA — The youth mixed martial arts world is full of rising stars.  One rising star that we all should keep on our radar is current Kids World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament Champion Jayden “The Golden Tiger” Tani.

Jayden competes as a competition team member for The Art of Jiu Jitsu/Mendes Bros in Costa Mesa, California. He began his young career in mixed martial arts over a year ago and has set the bar high for all of his competition.  Recently, Jayden was promoted to grey belt.  2012 was a great year of competition for Jayden, as he seemed to do nothing but win in every tournament that he competed in.  His resume speaks for itself:

  • 2012 Grapplers Quest UFC Fan Expo No-Gi Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 NABJJF North American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu NO-GI Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 International Grappling Championship Gi Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 International Grappling Championship No-Gi Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Grappling X West Coast Gi Championship Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Samurai Jiu Jitsu Pro Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Copa Pacifica 15 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Cleber Luciano Jiu-Jitsu Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 NABJJF All Americas Jiu-Jitsu Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Winter Contender Series Tournament CHAMPION
  • 2012 Kids World BJJ Nogi Championship Tournament Silver Medalist
  • 2012 8th Annual North American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament Silver Medalist
  • 2012 NABJJF Los Angeles Int’ll Open Jiu-Jitsu & Nogi Tournament Silver Medalist
  • 2012 NABJJF All Americas No Gi Tournament Silver Medalist
  • 2012 Grappling X Golden State Gi Championship Tournament Silver Medalist
  • 2012 IBJJF Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship Tournament Bronze Medalist


Off the mat, Jayden has interests in acting, modeling, fishing, baseball, basketball, and Handball, just to name a few.  Look for Jayden “The Golden Tiger” Tani to continue his dominance youth mixed martial arts.


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