Gabi Pessanha and Ana Carolina Vieira are set for a rematch tomorrow in the open class final at the 2023 IBJJF Pan Championships.
Mar 25, 2023
Right after winning her second IBJJF European title, Thalyta Silva, who used to be a Dream Art representative, signed a 2-year contract with Fratres Jiu-Jitsu.
Feb 16, 2023
One of the breakout stars of the IBJJF 2023 European Championships is Malachi Edmond, a black belt from Team Lloyd Irvin (TLI) Jiu-Jitsu, who bested some of the most dominant grapplers in the game over the course of two days in Paris, France.
Feb 5, 2023
Mayssa Bastos is simply a machine.
Feb 2, 2023
Espen Mathiesen and Fausto Godoy were both disqualified in their middleweight quarterfinal at Euros. Hear from the 2022 champ.
Jan 29, 2023
Follow along with the adult black belt division action on the final day of competition at the 2023 IBJJF European Championships!
The first day of black belt competition at the 2023 IBJJF European Championships has come to a close, meaning that the absolute finals, as well as the women's finals and the men's quarterfinals are set.
Giovanna came in as the #3 ranked competitor in her Brown Belt Heavyweight division, and submitted her way to the Gold medal. In the Open Class Brown Belt division she had a near perfect submission rate, and secured the Gold medal in that division as well. Here is a match-by-match breakdown of both divisions:
Jan 28, 2023
Follow along with the adult black belt divisions for the final day of the 2023 IBJJF European Championships!
Uanderson Ferreira stole the day at Euros, taking double gold with six submissions in eight victories. The Carlson Gracie standout cleared through the medium-heavyweight division and the open class. The final of the absolute, was the match everyone was hoping for, Ferreira vs Rayron Gracie. In a closely contested bout which included a lot of stand-up exchanges, Uanderson edged out the win in a last minute flurry of back attacks.
There are a bunch of names that can make a significant impact in the brown belt women's absolute division, but there are three women that really stand-out.
Jan 27, 2023
Coming in as the #1 ranked Brown Belt Medium-Heavyweight, representing Carlson Gracie Team, Uanderson Ferreira had no problems showing why he was the highest ranked competitor in the division. Submitting all of his opponents in every match, his attainment of the Gold medal was decisive and clear. Here is a match-by-match breakdown of his Gold medal run:
The black belt absolute divisions are finalized, as registration has closed. The brackets, which the IBJJF will release later today, kick off on Saturday morning in Paris, and will proceed until two finalists emerge in each division.
A fria cidade de Paris, na França, vai receber a elite do jiu-jitsu neste fim de semana, no sábado e domingo, dia 28 e 29 de janeiro. Nos tatames azuis da IBJJF, estrelas como Tainan Dalpra, Fellipe Andrew, Thalison Soares, Fabricio Andrey, Márcio André, Gabi Pessanha e outras feras prometem incendiar o Instituto de Judô, palco do torneio.
Dozens of athletes competing at tomorrow's male brown belt day warrant attention (here are some we have our eyes on) But there are three potential matchups we're hopeful to see during Friday's competition. Here's what we're looking out for:
Jan 26, 2023