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-9:00: Good morning guys! We are live! Starting off with the lightweights adult brown belt and black belts.
Gianni Grippo from Renzo Gracie wins his first match by toe hold!
-Brandon Mullins is up now, he’s up 8-0, in the mount. Gets the the tops with a head and arm choke. Brandon faces Caio Terra next!
-Justin Rader is up against Mayko Girotto from Check Mat. Leads 2-0. Leads 9-0 and taps out his guy with a choke. Justin Rader wins his first match and will face Rafa Mendes
– Felipe Costa is up against a japanese fighter, Koji. Koji sweeps felipe and leads 2-0. felipe sweeps and they are tied. 2-2. Koji resweeps no 4-2 Koji. Felipe Costa is out!
-Giani Grippo is next.
-Caio Terra vs Brandon Mullins! Caio gets the back. Fast pace match. Caio up 8-0. Now 10-0 for Caio. Caio wins easy on points.
9:53-Gui Mendes is next. Gui is through easily finishes by baseball choke.
-Mario Reis is now up. 9-0 after 2 mins. Wins by triangle
-Rafa Mendes is up but not against Justin Rader. Rafa pulls guard, and sweeps., passes, mounts and armbars! Now he will face Justin Rader next.
-Megaton Dias against Sandro Batata. Megaton wins by decision.
-Samir Chantre was just eliminated by a Alliance guy!
-A feather weight Mike fowler against Renan Borges. 4-2 Fowler, Fowlere brabo chokes Borges.
-Bruno Malfacine is through.
-10:05 Cobrinha now up against a japanese fighter. Gets the tap from half guard.
-Caio Terra against Fabio Pasos (Alliance ,Cobrinha) in the semis.
-Justin Rader against Rafa Mendes! Rafa is allover Justin. Goes for the armlock, Rader escapes! Rafa triangles Rader! Easy!
– Mike Fowler vs Megaton! Megaton is working a smash pass, and killing Fowler’s knees. Megaton passes! Fowler sweeps and mounts, Megaton gets out. 6-3 for Fowler. 1 minute to go! megaton triangles, then omoplate, Fowler gets out! Fowler goes fora brabo. Times runs out and Fowler goes through. Great show by Megaton!
-Cobrinha is up against Barata. Cobrinha is up 8-0, gets his back and collar chokes him! and will now face Mike Fowler.
10:30-Gui Mendes is next against Enrique Resende of Marcelo Garcia. Gui is passing and smashing, but no points scored yet. Gui gets the hooks and gets the back. Gui is through to the finals!
-Rafa Mendes vs Mario Reis! They are tangled up. Fast paced match. Mario going for Rafa’s foot. Rafa crucifixes Mario! Not looking good for Mario! Still 0-0, 5 minutes in. Still in a crucifix with a triangle on Mario. Rafa taps Mario reis with a armbar/ wristlock from crucifix! Boaa!
-The winner of Cobrinha/Mike Fowler will take on Rafa Mendes in the Final.
-Browns belts up now. Claudio Calasans’s younger brother is fighting. He is much skinnier than his brother. Calasan’s brother loses.
-Lightweight black belt are staring now.
-Cobrinha against a skinny Mike Fowler! Cobra vs Leopard lol! Cobra passes, 3-0! Wow Cobrinha does a jumping back take. Takes the back. The Cobra is allover him like a skin rash! Cobrinha bow and arrows Fowler! Boaa! The final willl be Cobrinha vs Rafa Mendes!
11:05-Mackenzie Dern is up! The smile of Jiu-Jitsu! She’s got a triangle. Mackenzie Dern advances.
– Looking forward to seeing JT Torres Pull a Terrere and compete atr Super Heavy later.
-The brown belt lightweight will start soon. Jordon Schultz (Lloyd Irvin ex Alliance)vs Sinistro (Alliance)
-Marcos Souza (half Japanese half Brazilian) of Bonsai BJJ up now (Roberto Satoshi’s older brother). He loses on points.
-Sinistro vs Jordon Schultz up now, first round of Brown Belt. Sinistro working a over under guard pass, Jordon sweeps, Guys are tangled up. Sinistro wins on points. Alliance fans are singing!
-Abmar Barbosa vs Clark Gracie. the war of the guardeiros! Clark going for a straight footlock and taps out Abmar! Abmar looks injured!
-Romulo Barral is out. His knee is still injured.
-Mike Fowler said that he is happy with his bronze medal!
-Zach Maxwell is up now. Zach defeated Kron at the world pro trials 2 weeks ago. Zach goes for a omoplata and he gets it!
-Victor Estima now. he destroys his opponent Jay Pages in 1 minute, choke from the back. Wow!
-Kron Gracie’s first match. 6-0 for Kron, he has the back now, looking to finish. Get the tap! Very nice!
-Murilo Santana vs Jake Mackenzie (Cyborg Abreu’s student) the winner faces Kron next. Jake is dominating and gets the back points. 4-0 for Jake Mackenzie. Murilo is now in Jake’s guard and down by points. Jake goes through!
-Claudio Calasans now against Thiago Abreu. Calasans by submission.
-Zach Maxwell’s second match, has got a omoplata again and finishes Bruno Amorim of Gracie Barra.
-Lucas Lepri is through with a choke from the back in his first match.
-Clark Gracie vs Otavio Souza in their second match. Otavio has Clark in his guard. 2-0 for Clark atm. Otavio trips Clark but Clark reverses and gets on top, so Clark gets a advantage. Time runs up and Clark Gracie moves on. Very close fight.
12:05-Kron Gracie vs Jake Mackenzie now. Jake tries a deep half guard, Kron passes to the other side. Kron is gripping the knee. Kron is attacking the back and lapel chokes Jake from the back!! very nice!
-Victor Estim a vs Marcelo Mafra from Check Mat. Marcelo tries to put Victor foot over to get him dsqualified. gets a warning. Victor now working a open guard, and has a foot lock guard. Victor sweeps. 2-0 for Victor. Victor with a beautifull backdoor sweep, gets the back, ezekiel chokes Mafra! Sweet!
– Sinistro from Alliance is out, lost to AJ.
-Zach Maxwell vs Leandro Lo now. Leoandro Lo is a beast, he is up 9-0, very nice guard game, very long legs and agile. Sweeps Zach again. 11-0 for Lo! Trying to mount now. Zach scores 2 on a takedown but it’s too late. Leandro Lo wins 13-2. very very impressive. Super technical.
12:33-Medio semi final between Lucas Lepri and Vinicius Marino from GF Team.
-Clark Gracie vs Claudio Calasans now. Both pull guard and a foot lock battle starts. Clark going for a knee compression but Calasans is defending. Calasans goes on top and gets an advantage. Calasans attacking the back but without the hooks in. Still 0-0 with one adv for Calasans. He got the hooks now, 4-0. Calasans beats Clark on points and will face the winner of Kron vs Victor Estima.
-Joao Assis toe holds James Populo.
– Victor Estima vs Kron Gracie in the semis. A rematch of yesterday. kron takes a early sweep, 2-0 for Kron. Kron now in Victor’s guard. Victor sweeps and mounts! 6-2 for Victor! Kron gets out and they are now trading footlocks! Victor now in a 50/50 guard. They are scrambling. Again in 50/50. Almost time. Victor wins! Victor Estima vs Claudio Calasans for the Final.
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-JT Torres loses his first match 2-0 fighting in Super Heavy I remind you.
-Leandro Lo just beat Felipe Dela Monica 16-0! Watch out for him.
-Yuri Simoes now fighting now from Check Mat. He’s a new black belt who won everything in the lower belts. Yuri is arm hunting and takes it! Here’s ainterview of Yuri on our website: http://www.bjjeasteurope.com/2012/02/4-times-world-bjj-champion-yuri-simoes.html
-Joao Assis vs Bernardo Faria now in super heavy. Assis pulls guard and sweeps! Faria goes for a triangle, Assis escapes, and gets a hold of a foot! Faria is defending. One more triangle and one more Assis escape. Another triangle, Assis escapes again! Assis still leads 2-0. Joao pulls guard, and Bernardo working a patient over under pass, he passes and it’s 3-2.Now Faria pulls guard. 2minutes to go. Assis in half guard. Time is up. Bernardo Faria moves on. That was close!
-Rafael Lovato jr is next. 4-4 is the score. Lovato wins.
-Kayron Gracie vs Diogo Silva now in medium heavy. Kayron ezekiel chokes his opponent from the back. Very nice.
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-Lucas Leite on now against Ricardo Mesquita. He is up 4-2. Lucas is fighting up 2 weight classes. 8-2 now. Lucas Leite moves on.
-Yuri Simoes wins his second match.
-Ok for the moment we have these finals coming up:
Galo: Caio Terra vs Rafael Freitas
Pluma: Guilherme Mendes vs Bruno Malfacine
Pene: Cobrinha Vs Rafa Mendes
Leve: Lucas Lepri vs Leandro Lo
Medio: Claudio Calasans vs Victor Estima
Super Pesado: Bernardo Faria vs Antonio Carlos (Cara de Sapato)
13:57 –Yuri Simoes vs Lovato Jr now in the pesado div. Yuri working a open guard and now a 50/50. Yuri up by an advantage at the moment. Both have footlocks. Tied up. waiting for the referee decision…Yuri takes it by decison, beats Lovato JR! Yuri is in the Final vs the winner of Lucas Leite/ Renan Vital
-Lucas Leite vs Renan Vital of Gordo BJJ now. 8-0 for Lucas. So Lucas Leite vs Yuri Simoes for the final. Check Mat close out.
14:22-Heavy weights coming up, Can’t wait to see Denmark’s Alexander Trans!
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-Sofia Drysdale now. Robert Drysdale’s Australian wife who is also a black belt, against Fabiana Silva, Fabiana leads 4-0. Sofia loses her fight.
-Some female black belts at the moment.
-Bia Mesquita chokes out her opponent in 30 seconds!
-The Heavyweights are coming up. Marcus Buchecha coming up soon!
-Marcus Buchecha now. He got swept and is now down 2-0. He sweeps , and finshes his oppnent with ease with a monoplata from the half guard. Buchecha’s finger is taped up, he injured it yesterday against Kron.
-Kayron Gracie up now against Bruno Antunes. kayron up 4-0 and showing as usual his very slick guard. Bruno trains with Romulo Barral. Bruno sweeped, 4-2 now. Kayron re-sweeps. 6-2. Kayron wins and will advance to the finals.
-We are about 1 hour away from the scheduled start time for the black belt finals!
-Alexander Trans won his two matches and will face Marcus Buchecha in the super super Heavy finals!
Confirmed Pan AM Finals:
Caio Terra (Gracie Elite) x Rafael Freitas (Gracie Barra )
Guilherme Mendes (Atos) x Bruno Malfacine (Alliance)
Rafael Mendes (Atos) x Rubens Cobrinha (Alliance)
Lucas Lepri (Alliance) x Leandro Lo (Cícero Costha)
Victor Estima (Gracie Barra) x Cláudio Calasans (Atos)
Yuri Simões (Checkmat) x Lucas Leite (Checkmat)
Bernardo Faria (Alliance) x Cara de Sapato (Checkmat)
Marcus Buchecha (Checkmat) x Alexander Trans (Checkmat)
-Caio Terra vs Barata is starting. Barata is fired up! Looks like he just drank 10 red bulls! Caio goes a armbar but Barata defends. Caio gets a advantage. They go for footlocks. 1 adv each now. They are tangled up. Caio gets another adv for a toe hold attempt. Caio kneebars Barata! Nicely done! Rooster weight champ Caio Terra.
-Next Up Guilherme Mendes vs Bruno Malfacine: Bruno pulls guard and is working a butterfly. Head to head now. Bruno gets a single leg takedown! 2-0. Gui now with a Shawn Williams guard. Gui playing closed guard, trying to work a brabo choke with Bruno’s Gi skirt. Going for the Brabo choke inside the guard but Bruno is putting his way down. Gui goes for omoplata. Bruno lifts him up, but Gui stil working on the omoplata. Bruno gets out. Gui playing open guard now. 70 seconds left Gui, has 1 advantage to Bruno’s 2 points. Bruno is blocking. Time runs out. Bruno Malafacine takes it 2-0.
-Now we have Cobrinha vs Rafa Mendes! Oh boy this one could be exiting. rafa pulls invertged De La Riva. Rafa tries to get a berimbolo but Cobrinha defends well. Rafa sweeps, leg drags, gets the arm, Cobrinha doesn’t want to tap, he is twisting in all positions. Cobrinha taps! Wow!
-Lightweight final now. Lucas Lepri vs Leandro Lo. Lo pulls open guard. Lo sweeps and scores 2-0. Leandro Lo trains with the Miyao brothers. Lepri trying to pass but Lo has a great guard. Lepri can’t find a solution to Leandro’s guard. 30 seconds left. Leandro Lo wins 2-0!
–Victor Estima vs Claudio Calasans now for the medio final. Can Estima pull off his famous footlock? Both pull guard, Victor goes for the foot! Calasans defends and gets out. Both are on sitting and with their legs pumelled. Calasans gets an advantage. Bith have an adv now. Calasans gets a sweep. 2-0.Victor down 4-2. Calasans wins on points 4-2!
-Next up Kayron Gracie vs Victor Toledo from Atos for medium heavy Gold. Toldeo looks like Ronaldo the Brazilian ex football player! Toledo pulls half guard. Kayron passing and putting a strong crossface! 3-0 for Kayron. Kayron gets the back and collar chokes Toledo! Spectacular!
-Next up The Final between Yuri Simoes vs Lucas Leite. Gentleman agreement and Lucas Leite gets it.
-Next up Bernardo Faria vs Antonio Carlos who beat him yesterday in the absolute semis. Antonio pulls guard. Bernardo trying to to pass. Antonio gets an omoplata. Antonio sweeps him. 2-0. Antonio passes the guard. 5-0! Bernardo gets him in the deep half guard and sweps! 5-2. Bernardo creeping onto the back, tries a arm in ezekiel from the back. No hooks in yet so still 5-2. 4mins left. Bernardo gets the hooks in! 5-6 for Bernardo who is now trying to choke. 1 minute left. Antonio gets out and tries to pass half guard but time runs out. Bernardo Farias redeems himself and wins! Great match!
-Next up Alexander Trans vs Marcus Buchecha both from Check Mat. Buchecha goes for a double leg but Trans stuffs it. Trans now trying to pass Buchecha’s guard. Buchecha tries a toe hold but Trans defends well. Buchecha got a thumb or toe to the eye. the medics are on the mat. Both are stuck in the 50/50 now. Trans is on top trying to pass. Buchecha has an advantage so far. Buchecha showing some upside down guard and trying to sweep but Trans is heavy. Buchecha is showing some good guard work. 2mins left. Trans is trying to pass. Buchecha sweeps Trans! 2-0. Trans in deep half but Buchchecha is going around. Buchecha takes it! It was close.
-The Final of the absolute will be a gentleman’s agreement. Between Buchecha and Antonio Carlos.
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