The no-gi competitions hosted by WNO showcase an exceptionally high caliber of athletes and matches. Gala number 22 can be considered a success.
There were several unexpected outcomes, including Victor Hugo’s victory over Nick Rodriguez in a deciding contest. Notably, Rodriguez had previously been viewed as the sole competitor capable of challenging Gordon Ryan for supremacy in his weight class.
Brazilian champions dominated the event. All of them are world champions in both Gi and Ni Gi Jiu-Jitsu.
Victor Hugo defeated Nick Rodriguez via judges’ decision
Mica Galvao defeated Kenta Iwamoto by submission (belt fight)
Diego “Pato” Oliveira defeated Dante Leon by twister (fight for the belt)
Tainan Dalpra defeated Oliver Taza via judges’ decision
Adele Fornarino submitted Amanda “Tubby” Alequin with an Aoki lock
Jacob Couch defeated Sebastian Rodriguez by twister
Elijah Dorsey defeated Ivan Herrera through positional dominance
Daniel Sathler submitted Max Hanson
Ashlee Funegra defeated Marilyn Cruz via judges’ decision
Dory Aoun defeated Kyle Chambers via judges’ decision