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Erik Benaquisto

San Jose

Erik Benaquisto is originally from Santa Cruz and currently resides in San Jose. He began practicing BJJ at the Claudio Franca Academy in Santa Cruz in 1999, and is now a black belt and co-owner of the Claudio Franca San Jose Academy. He makes every attempt to train daily and compete at local tournaments; and, when he is not training, watching or thinking about Jiu Jitsu, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.