We sent our reporter Michael Sears to the 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros (Brazilian National Championships) to cover the action– here's what went down.
Scroll down for highlights of the best matches– click here to see all of the videos from Brasileiros!
Isaac Doederlein vs Paulo Miyao 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Highlight
Doederlein became only the second ever American black belt to win Brasileiro gold, and he had to go through Paulo Miyao in the semifinal to do it.
Nicholas Meregali vs Fellipe Andrew 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros highlight
It's not often you see Meregali under pressure and his comeback in this match was a highlight of the weekend. Submitting Pan champ Fellipe Andrew right before Worlds is a strong statement.
Beatriz Mesquita 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Absolute Final Highlight
Look out, Queen Bia is on a roll!
Ffion Davies vs Ana Carolina Schmitt 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Featherweight Final Highlight
Ffion Daives becomes the first British black belt to win Brasileiro gold, and wins her third IBJJF major gold medal this year following wins at Euros and Pans. Worlds next for the Grand Slam? Smart money says yes.
Nicholas Meregali vs Kaynan Duarte 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Highlight
One of the most anticipated matches of the weekend saw Meregali meet the surging talent Kaynan Duarte. The result was one of the instant classic matches. Just see for yourself.
Alexssandro Sodre vs Joao Miyao 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Highlight
This is the first IBJJF major tournament this year where Joao Miyao didn't make it into the final, and he wasn't just beaten by Sodre– he had his guard passed! Not often we see this, take a look for yourself.