WATCH: Highlights From 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros

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! 

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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.

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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.

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Beatriz Mesquita 2019 IBJJF Brasileiros Absolute Final Highlight

Look out, Queen Bia is on a roll! 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Why Nicholas Meregali Is Respected and Hated In Equal Measure

Somebody asked me a few days ago which were the biggest stories as we head into Worlds. 

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Gabi Garcia To Make Submission-Only Debut On Biggest F2W Event To Date!

You won't believe how BIG this card is! Garcia makes her sub-only debut, plus Ffion Davies, Claudia do Val, Baret Yoshida, and many more! 

F2W 113: Kaynan Duarte vs Tanner Rice, Karen Antunes vs Amanda Monteiro

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Fight 2 Win 113 comes to Reno, Nevada this Saturday, May 18 with a main event between FloGrappling no.2-ranked heavyweight Kaynan Duarte (Atos) and the no.7 super-heavyweight Tanner Rice (Rice Bros Jiu Jitsu), and a co-main event for the women’s flyweight title between reigning champion Karen Antunes (Checkmat) and Amanda Monteiro (GF Team).

It's Official: Keenan Cornelius vs Nicholas Meregali Superfight Will Happen

Keenan Cornelius and Nicholas Meregali will face off against one another as the main event for the stacked Third Coast Grappling event in June. 

Fight 2 Win 112 Recap: Arges & Diniz Tune Up For Worlds In Sub-Only Clash

Gabriel Arges defeated Matheus Diniz at F2W 112 in Fresno, a performance that earned the black belt Fight of the Night.

Road to Worlds Gym Visit: Loaded Competition Training at Art of Jiu-Jitsu

The second stop on the 2019 Road to Worlds gym tour was the famous white mats of the Mendes Brothers' Art of Jiu-jitsu. 

Tayane Porfirio Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

PRESS RELEASE 

Major Update to Black Belt Rankings After World Pro & Brasileiros

Some major changes to the black belt rankings following the bombshell results from the 2019 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals, and to some extent, the Abu Dhabi World Pro.

Road to Worlds: 99 Jiu-Jitsu Training Session With Telles, Tanabe and Rios

Chase and Reid have arrived in Southern California for the 2019 Road to Worlds gym tour. First stop: 99 Jiu-Jitsu in San Diego. 

Gabriel Arges & Matheus Diniz To Face For First Time in Sub-Only at F2W 112

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Fight 2 Win takes Fresno by storm this Friday, May 10 with a main event featuring 2x IBJJF World Champion Gabriel Arges (Gracie Barra) making his F2W debut against Matheus Diniz (Marcelo Garcia), who comes straight off a victory over Gustavo Batista last weekend.