Written By: Denise Houle

Photo credits: Rolling and the Punches, IBJJF


Laura Weldon is a 1st degree Brown Belt under Ranieri Paiva and trains out of R.P. BJJ in Atlanta, GA.  Laura is a 2 time IBJJF Master’s World Champion, 2 time IBJJF Pan Am Silver Medalist and multiple time medalist at the IBJJF Atlanta Opens.  Laura recently competed at the 2018 IBJJF Orlando International Open where she placed 2nd in the Female Master 1 Brown Belt middleweight division.  You will see Laura out at the 2018 IBJJF Master’s Worlds this year in Las Vegas, NV where she will be competing in the Female Master 3 Brown Belt middleweight division.  You can follow Laura on Instagram @LauraLeighWeldon and Facebook @Laura Weldon.  Best of luck to you Laura from Elevate.

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