Absolute Finals: Cláudio Calasans defeats Bráulio Estima, by Advantages
Cláudio Calasans had beat Bráulio Estima in the 83 KG final and with it came the $8K in victory money. With the Absolute Championship on the line and $20K for the winner both competitors were vigilant with Calasans over Bráulio to win the title.
65kg: - Rafael Mendes defeats Guilherme Mendes, brother beats his brother 4 points to 2. Both brothers got tot he finals through submitting their challengers quickly in the semi's. Refael had 2 fights to Guilherme's 3 in the path to the finals.
74kg: - Gilbert Durinho defeats Claudio Caloquinha, by Shoulder Sweep for the $8K money.
83kg: - Cláudio Calasans defeats Bráulio Estima: Estima ahead on point is swept in the last 10 seconds and loses by Penalties
92kg: - Alexandro Ceconi defeats Rômulo Barral (Former and defending Champ), 3 pts to 2, by Guard Pass with 10 seconds remainng
92kg+: - Ricardo Demente defeats Gabriel Vella, by Sweep in the final minute of contest
[social][/social]A busy day with 2800 BJJ practioners. Alliance with the win in Novice and Adult, Gracie Barra taking the Masters, Nova Uniao winning the Juvenile and Lloyd Irvin tops the Women's Division. The full list is below. Congratulations to the winning teams and jiu jitsu [einset][/einset]Competitors.
2010 Pan Jiu Jitsu Results - Final
Academy results: Novice 1- Alliance 2- Gracie Humaitá 3- Carlson Gracie Team[bjj][/bjj] Juvenile: 1- Nova União 2- Gracie Barra 3- Godoi JJ Club
Adult 1- Alliance 2- Gracie Barra 3- Gracie Humaitá
Female 1- Lloyd Irvin 2- Alliance 3- American Top Team - 21 pts
Master and Senior 1- Gracie Barra 2- Gracie Humaitá 3- Alliance
Thanks to Haim Gozali, ADCC is alive and well in Israel. An original SUPER Grappling Fight featuring Jeff Gloverwas supposed to happen, however Jeff got tapped out by snow in the airport in the US and was prevented from participating.
The ADCC had Over 130 competitors with a super fight Rory Spiegel (USA) replace Jeff Glover after Glover stuck in NYC
The list of the winners is shown below.... and link to photos.
The 5th North American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament took place in Redondo Beach, California on August 29th. The event promoted by the North American BJJ Federation brought over 500 competitors to the Aviation Gym at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. The State of Arizona was represented well by GD Jiu-Jitsu/Nova Uniao and MMA Lab. Here are the results:
Jon Wagner (GD Jiu-Jitsu) – 1st place/Brown Belt/Medium Heavy Renato Freitas (MMA Lab) – 2nd place/Brown Belt/Medium Heavy Kristina Barlaan (GD Jiu-Jitsu) – 1st place/Blue Belt/Feather and 1st place/Blue Belt/Open Vivian Freitas (MMA Lab) – 3rd place/Blue Belt/Feather