WPJJC Sao Paulo Trials: Renato Cardoso Submits Sergio Moraes


Many of the top BJJ athletes in Brazil competed this weekend in Sao Paulo for a spot at the World Pro in Abu Dhabi.

The black belt matches were six minutes long, and many surprises happened:

One of them was the brilliant victory of Renato Cardoso (Checkmat) over Sergio Moraes (Alliance), who is a current UFC fighter, but returned to compete in the gi in the 88kg division.

In the male, the semifinals and finals are today (Saturday), and the absolute on Sunday.


In the women’s weight categories defined their finalists, who seek the passage and packages to Abu Dhabi. Tomorrow they go into action to crown the campaign.

Check out the results below:


Até 64kg:

João Miyao (Cícero Costha) x Mayko Borges (Checkmat)

Tiago Barros (Cícero Costha) x Gilberto dos Santos (Cícero Costha)

Até 70kg:

Fernando Vieira (Alliance) x Elton Tadeu (Gracie Barra)

Paulo Miyao (Cícero Costha) x Nicolas Welker (Ryan Gracie)

Até 76kg:

Thiago Aragão (Checkmat) x Theodoro Canal (GFTeam)

Claudio Caloquinha (Gracie Barra) x Rafael Henrique (Gordo Jiu-Jitsu)

Até 82kg:

Jaime Canuto (GFTeam) x Adriano Silva ( Barbosa)

Mauricio da Silva (Cícero Costha) x Murilo Santana (Barbosa)

Até 88kg:

Renato Cardoso (Checkmat) x Pedro Mello

Diogo Moreno (Soul Fighters) x Rubens Pedroso (Cícero Costha)

Até 94kg:

Fabiano Junior (Alliance) x Wancler Oliveira (GFTeam)

Antonio Peinado (Alliance) x Cassio Francis (Gracie Barra)

Até 100kg:

Roger Ambrosi (Ryan Gracie) X João Gabriel Rocha (GFTeam)

Evandro Nunes (Checkmat) x Romes Pereira (Rio Graplling)

Acima de 100kg:

Gilmar Oliveira (Gracie Barra) x Kitner Moura (Ryan Gracie)

Otavio Tome (Barbosa) x Thiago Gaia (GFTeam)


Até 54kg: Ariadne de Oliveira (Mestre Wilson) x Carla Franco (Pedra 90)

Até 60kg: Nádia Melo (GFTeam) x Jéssica Cristina (Miquinho JJ)

Até 66kg: Luiza Monteiro (Cícero Costha) x Suelen Tobias (GFTeam)

Até 72kg: Monique Elias (Alliance) x Talita Treta (Ryan Gracie)

Acima de 72kg: Andressa Correa (Alliance) x Jéssica Costa (Guigo)