The Spirit Of Jiu-Jitsu: 2017 IBJJF World Championships

Master Highlight: 2017 World Championships

Two months have passed since the 2017 IBJJF World Championships, but the excitement and ferver from the massive event has still yet to die down. 

The World Championships is undoubtedly the pinnacle of sport jiu-jitsu: Athletes prepare all year for their shot at a gold medal and a chance to etch their names in the history books forever. Some will win and some will lose. 

The video above attempts to capture the spirit of jiu-jitsu inside the infamous Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA, as the highest caliber jiu-jitsu athletes from around the world put it all on the line for an opportunity to become a legend.


Best Matches:
Mahamed Aly vs Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu
Marcus 'Buchecha' Almeida vs Erberth Santos
Leandro Lo vs Nicholas Meregali
Ana Carolina Vieira vs Monique Elias
Romulo Barral vs Patrick Gaudio

Best Submissions:
Gabriel Arges vs Marcos Tinoco
Lucas Lepri vs Jake McKenzie
Nicholas Meregali vs Lucas Leite
Dante Leon vs Leonardo Lara
Bruno Malfacine vs Javier Gomez