2017 No-Gi Worlds Black Belt Viewing Guide (Saturday)

Tomorrow kicks of the first day of competition at the 2017 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship. 

Black belt divisions will run through the quarter finals and then stop, resuming competition Sunday morning for the semi-finals moving forward.  

Below is the full schedule for all black belt divisions as well the start times for key matches and notable athletes.  

Dive in and enjoy! ALL times are approximate and subject to change. Follow along in real time HERE

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Adult Men's Black Belt Order Of fights

Adult / Male / BLACK / Rooster - Mat 4 - 12:30pm
Kristin Woodmansee vs Jimmy Santiago - 12:30pm
Tomoyuki Hashimoto vs Gabriel Rosburg  - 2:55pm
Caio Terra vs TBD - Approx Start time SUNDAY 9:30am (BYE)

Adult / Male / Black / Light Feather - Mat 9- 12:45pm
Lucas Pinheiro vs Mark Ramos - 1:32 pm
Alex Ecklin vs Anthony de Oliveira - 12:44
Joao Miyao vs TBD - 1:56

Adult / Male / BLACK / Feather - Mats 2 / 9 - 11:20am
Osvaldo Queixinho”Moizinho vs Bruno Carvalho - Mat 2 - 11:20am
Pablo Montovani vs Caleb Khan - Mat 9 - 12:08pm
Silvio Duran vs Matthew Aragoni - Mat 2 12:20
Gianni Grippo vs TBD - Mat 9 - 12:32

Adult / Male / BLACK / Light - Mats 2 / 9 - 9:20am
Jonny Tama vs Issa Able - Mat 2 - 9:32am
John Combs vs Luiz Oliveira - Mat 9 - 9:32am
Edwin Najmi vs Abdelkarim Zaid - Mat 2 - 9:44am
Vagner Rocha vs Nicolas Renier - Mat 2 - 10:08am
Renato Canuto vs TBD - Mat 2 - 10:32am
AJ Agazarm VS TBD - Mat 9 - 10:32am

Adult / Male / BLACK / Middle  - Mats 3/4 - 9:20am
Dustin Akbari vs Philli Franca - Mat 4 - 9:20am
Michael Lieira Jr. vs Robby Malof - Mat 4 -  9:32am
Josh Hinger vs TBD - Mat 3 - 10:08 am
Victor Silverio vs TBD - mat 3 - 10:20am
Dante Leon vs TBD - Mat 3 - 10:44am

Adult / Male / BLACK / Medium Heavy - Mat 4 - 10:50am
Kit Dale vs Samir Abdolkader - Mat 4 - 11:08am
Craig Jones vs Charles Naegromonte - Mat 4 - 12:08pm
Keenan Cornelius vs TBD - Mat 4 - 11:56am
Murilo Santana vs TBD - Mat 4 - 12:20pm

Adult / Male / BLACK / Heavy - Mat 3 -11:00am
Mike Carbullido vs Charles Mcguire - Mat 3 - 11:44am
Arnaldo Oliveira vs Sanda Armouti Mat 3 - 12:08pm
Tm Spriggs vs Benjamin Dyson - Mat 3 - 12:20pm
Jackson Sousa vs TBD - Mat 3 - 12:32
Thiago Sa vs TDB - Mat 3 - 12:56pm

Adult / Male / BLACK / Super Heavy - Mat 2 - 12:30pm
James Brasco vs Matthew Kirchwhem - Mat 2 -12:32pm
Joao Assis vs Matthew Jubera - Mat 2 - 1:20pm
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa vs TBD - Mat 2 - 1:44pm

Adult / Male / BLACK / Ultra Heavy - Mat 4 - 1:00pm
Roberto 'Cyborg’ Abreu vs Raymond Seraile - Mat 4 - 1:08pm
Max Gimenis vs Adam Sachnoff - Mat 4- 1:20pm
Joao Gabriel vs Dany Gerard - Mat 4 - 1:32pm
Jared Dopp vs Joseph Moku  - Mat 4 - 1:44pm

Women's Black Belt Divisions

Adult / Female / BLACK / Light Feather - Mat 9 - 2:00pm
Pati Fontes vs Finoa Watson  - Mat  9 - 2:00pm
Sofia Amarante vs Liwia Gluchowska - Mat 9 - 2:20pm

Adult / Female / BLACK / Feather - Mat 2  - 1:50pm
Talita Alencar vs Myra Abraham - Mat 2- 1:56pm
Yasmine Wilson vs TBD - Mat 2 - 2:08pm

Adult / Female / BLACK / Light - Mat 4 - 1:50pm
Michelle Nicolini vs Heather Raftery - Mat 4 - 1:56pm
Karen Atunes vs Jena Bishop - Mat 4 - 2:08pm

Adult / Female / BLACK / Middle - Mat 3 - 1:20pm
Jess Fraser vs Anna Nordeno - Mat 3 - 1:20pm
Raquel Cauto vs Amanda Lowen - Mat 3 - 1:44pm
Catherine Fuhro Perret vs TBD - Mat 3 - 2:20pm
Adult / Female / BLACK / Heavy -  Mat 3- 1:50

Adult / Female / BLACK / Heavy - Mat 3 - 1:50pm
Jessica Flowers vs Maia Matalon - Mat 3 - 1:56pm
Anna Concalves vs Maria Malyjasiak - Mat 3 - 2:08pm

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