2022 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship

Early Look: IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships Is Stacked

Early Look: IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships Is Stacked

All signs point to a thrilling conclusion for the IBJJF 2022 season.

Nov 15, 2022 by Chase Smith
Early Look: IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championships Is Stacked

The IBJJF 2022 No-Gi World Championship is set to run December 7-12 in Anaheim, California, and over the course of the week athletes from around the world will look to capture gold in the final major tournament of the year.  

The divisions are loaded with athletes looking to capture gold at one of the most prestigious tournaments in no-gi grappling. Let's jump in and look a some of the big names currently registered in every division.*

*List is current as of publishing - roster updates will occur as the registration period continues. 

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Men Black Belt Divisions

Rooster 

  • Osamah Ali Ali Almarwai
  • Nobuhiro Sawada
  • Christopher Duyquan Tran

Light-Feather

  • Tomoyuki Hashimoto
  • Cleber Sousa
  • Edwin ‘Junny’ Ocasio
  • Wilson Nunes

Featherweight

  • Josh Cisneros
  • Adam Benayoun
  • Ashley Williams
  • Richard Alarcon
  • Zachary Lecates
  • Gavin Corbe

Lightweight

  • Ellis Younger
  • Deandre Corbe
  • Kieran Kichuk

Middle

  • Italo Moura
  • Jefferson Guaresi
  • Celso Vinicius
  • Alan Sanchez

Medium-Heavy

  • Benji Silva
  • David Garmo
  • John Combs
  • Hunter Colvin
  • Felipe Cesar Silva

Heavyweight

  • Pedro Rocha
  • Adam Wardzinski
  • Vagner Rocha
  • Devhonte Johnson
  • Charles Negromonte
  • Diego Ramalho

Super-Heavy

  • Elliot Kelly
  • Fellipe Trovo
  • Joe Dierkheising
  • Levi Moura
  • Arnaldo Maidana

Ultra-Heavy

  • Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu
  • John Hansen
  • Victor Hugo
  • Austin Baker
  • Helton Junior

Women's Black Belt Divisions

Rooster

  • Giulia Gregorut
  • Mariana Rolszt

Light-Feather

  • Andreza Sousa
  • Jessica Crane

Feather

  • Amanda ‘Tubby’ Alequin
  • Nicole Sillivan
  • Alex Enriquez

Lightweight

  • Bianca Basilio
  • Brianna Ste-Marie
  • Thamiries Monteiro
  • Jasmine Rocha
  • Erin Johnson
  • Morgan Black
  • Claire North

Middleweight

  • Elisabeth Clay
  • Rachel Ranschau
  • Vanessa Griffin

Medium-Heavy

  • Melissa Stricker
  • Amy Campo
  • Bridget Mceliece

Heavyweight

  • Leticia Cardozo
  • Luciana Moto
  • Graciele Carvalho

Super-Heavy

  • Alison Tremblay
  • Fernanda Mazelli