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Cody Ellis

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Cody started wrestling at the age of 7.  He wrestled in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and finally settled down in Ohio and Pennsylvania amounting to 17 years. Wrestling at a small high school in Ohio Cody was able to achieve over 100 career wins, was a 4 time sectional placer, 2 time district placer and 2 time state alternate. During that time he attended a few Division 1 collegiate camps, went to Junior Nationals, and wrestled in many summer open tournaments. Cody attended Thiel College (Division 3) where he continued his wrestling career and got to be apart of a conference championship and an All American team finishing 23rd in the nation as a team before graduating in 2017. Cody started Brazilian Ju Jitsu in San Diego, California under Professor Miguel Sy Qui and Professor Rick Kowarick at the UFC Gym in the beginning of 2019.