Lo, Galvao, Mackenzie, Romulo etc..To Compete at 2016 IBJJF Europeans

Lo, Galvao, Mackenzie, Romulo etc..To Compete at 2016 IBJJF Europeans


The next big event in the European BJJ calendar are the 2016 European Jiu-Jitsu championships! This year with 3,517 registered competitors, the European is once again the biggest championship in the world, surpassing the Pan (3,000 last year).

This shows the huge growth of Jiu-Jitsu in Europe as last year, there were 3,400 competitors, and 2,300 competitors in 2014.

The Europeans will this year be held in Odivelas near Lisbon, Portugal, between 20th and January 24th, and will feature the presence of major names of Jiu-Jitsu world.

For the first time ever, there will be live streaming with multi mat technology and live commentating of the IBJJF 2016 European Championships!

Flograppling.com will be providing the service.

Live coverage begins Jan. 20 – less than 2 weeks after Copa Podio on Jan. 9.

Get access to both now on flograppling.com

This is the first time ever at the new location: Pavilhão Multiusos de Odivelas which is a multifunctional space that offers exceptional conditions for performances, congresses, conferences, seminars, ecumenical meetings, large or small meetings, product launches, catering, fairs and exhibitions. It also includes a Gymnasium, housed in a modern building, with excellent design and where users can enjoy different types of physical activity. It has a capacity of close to 5,000 seats.


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Confirmed famous athletes at black belt male:

Caio Terra (CTA), Koji Shibamoto (Tri Force) at Rooster.

Mathias Jardim (GF team France), Joao Miyao (Cicero Costha), Jordy Peute (GB Netherlands),Hiago George (Cicero Costha) at light feather.

Isaac Doederlain (Alliance LA), Márcio André (Nova Uniao), Paulo Miyao (Cicero Costha), Victor Genovesi (Alliance) and Renan Santos (Calasans BJJ) at feather.

Mansher Khera (Alliance Marcelo Garcia) Aleksandar Milicevic (Neves BJJ), Alex Cabanes (Atos), Sandro Vieira (Checkmat), Thibaut Olivier (Checkmat Gokudo), Edwin Najmi (GB Northridge), Ilke Bulut (icon BJJ) at lightweight.

Luca Anacoreta (Aetrerna Jiu-Jitsu), Yan Cabral (Aranha), Josh Hinger (Atos), Alan Finfou de Nascimento (Checkmat), Eduardo Tet Rios (Frontline), Darragh O Conaill (Ribeiro JJ), Gabriel Arges (GB Northridge) at middleweight.

Andre Galvao (Atos), Lucas Hulk Barbosa (Atos), Romulo Barral (GB Northridge), Leandro Lo (NS Brotherhood), Max Carvalho (GB Hungary) at middle heavy.

Jackson Sousa (Checkmat), Felipe Pena (GB), Erberth Santos (Ryan Gracie), Maksymilian Wisniewski (Zenith), Samuel Monin (GB Cote D’Azure) at heavy.

Karim Ait Khalifa (Alliance), Lucio Lagarto (GB), Erberth Santos (Ryan Gracie) at super heavy.

Otavio de Souza Nalati (Guigo), Luke Costello (GB) at Ultra Heavy.

In the female division, Mackenzie Dern, Andresa Correa want to keep the good run of 2015 and other fighters promise to stand as Jessica Cristina, Laurence Cousin and Shanti Abelha.

At brown belt: Kristian Woodmansee (Atos) at rooster, Pedro Ramalho (Team Manoel Neto) at lightweight, Isaque Bahiense (ALiiance), Bradley Hill (GB Birmingham), Ali Magomedov (GB Moscow), Tommy Langaker (Mendes Bros) at middle. Philippe Pomaski (Checkmat), Adam Wardzinski (Checkmat), Uros Domanovic (Frota Team Nogueira), Viking Wong (GF Team) at middle heavy. Nicholas Meregali (Alliance), Stas Varshavskiy (GB) at heavy. Eldar ‘Yakuza’ Rafigaev (Jungle BJJ), Ayub Magomedov (Alliance) at Super Heavy. Camil Moldoveanu (Absoluto BJJ), Gyorgi Bence (GB Hungary), Admilson Gabo Junior (Team Lloyd Irvin) at ultra heavy.