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Quick Update: IBJJF 2017 Pans Black Belt Division Results

Quick Update: IBJJF 2017 Pans Black Belt Division Results
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A quick sitrep from Irvine, California from the IBJJJF 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The black belts started today, with preliminary rounds from divisions with more than 16 competitors taking place on the morning of March 18. 

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Notable results include: 
• John Combs submitted European champion Marcos Tinoco in the opening round of the middleweight division with his signature guillotine. Combs will face Clark Gracie next round. 
• Mansher Khera was DQ'd in his match with Marcio Andre in the second round of the lightweight division. Khera won his first match by armbar, while Andre had a bye. The Nova Uniao black belt advanced when the New York black belt's leg attack turned into an accidental reaping position. 
• 2016 World lightweight champ Lucas Lepri submitted Philip Layne Miller with a choke from the back.  
• Francisco 'Sinistro' Iturralde submitted Enrique Galarza in the first round of the lightweight division. 
• Johnny Tama (pictured top) beat Victor Matos of Zenith in his first Pans as a black belt. 
• AJ Agazarm bombed out in the first round 2-0 to João Paulo Alves of Alliance. 
• Middleweights Josh Hinger and Jon Satava both won their first matches and will clash in the second round. 
• Michael Liera Jr may have had the submission of the tournament so far, catching an omoplata on one side and an armlock on the far arm. 


 

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