Once again the IBJJF Worlds Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championship took place at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach California. 5 days full of exciting matches and competitors from all over the world.Brazilian Top Team Competition Team was well represented with athletes from several affiliated schools.
Black Belts did a good job, Raphael Macuco and Omar Sabha represented the team at the absolute, both off them won their first match and got stopped at the second. AT weight class, Leonardo “Cascão” Saggioro won 2 matches to get in to the quarter finals where he lost by referee’s decision.
Prof. Diego Gamonal (BTT Plano) was part of the most commented match of the tournament, where he face one of the favorites Kennan Cornelius. Diego was winning by 2 points when Kennan applied an illegal move and was disqualified. Gamonal got stopped at the quarter finals as well.
Now, the Brazilian Top Team’s ladies
The girls from BTT Team always bring the heat and this time wasn’t different. Ayisha Issa had 3 submissions and 5 X 0 at the final at the blue belt heavy weight, securing the gold. Prof. Fabio Holanda (BTT Canada) awarded the World Champ with a purple belt at the podium.
Two years ago Alison Tremblay won the Worlds at purple belt, she did it again at brown belt super heavy. Alison also got 3rd place at he always tough absolute division.
We had many others competitors representing the team and Master Bustamante was there among other coaches to help the team.
Congrats to all ! BTT4ever
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