Hayden Hidlay (NC State University) claimed the 157 pound title at the 2020 Southern Scuffle. In his semi-finals match against Wyatt Sheets he began a takedown series with a high crotch which led to a single leg. Wyatt's sprawl was favored to his right side (the single leg side). Hayden quickly transitioned to a knee slide cut back to drop Wyatt to his hip which led to the finish.
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About Michael Trasso:
Michael’s journey on the mats began in 1995, training Jiu Jitsu at just five years old. Throughout the next decade, he picked up wrestling and would become one of the world’s most accomplished adolescent Jiu Jitsu competitors. In 2008, Michael was recruited to wrestle for Rhode Island College. In 2011, Michael was nationally ranked #9 and in 2012, attained his 100th collegiate victory. In 2016, Michael began training in San Diego where he received some of his most notable awards in adult Jiu Jitsu competition to include earning his spot on FloGrappling’s “Top 20 No Gi Adult Black Belt Middleweights in the World” ranking in 2018 and 2019.