Day 1 of the 2017 IBJJF World No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Championship was fire. Throughout the entire day, the 12 mats set up at the Anaheim Convention Center were the stage for thrilling matches. The black belt division was the highlight of the day. After the semifinals of the male weight classes and the finals of the female division were set, the open class division gathered the best competitors for a final showdown.
Here’s how each weight class turned out.
Nobuhiro Sawada vs. Tomoyuki Hashimoto
Caio Terra vs. Jimmy Santiago
João Miyao vs. João Pedro Oliveira
Lucas Pinheiro vs. Rene Lopez
Gianni Grippo vs. Pablo Mantovani
Osvaldo Moizinho vs. Silvio Duran
AJ Agazarm vs. Lachlan Giles
Renato Canuto vs. Rodrigo Freitas
Josh Hinger vs. Dante Leon
Michael Liera vs. Felipe Silva
Keenan Cornelius vs. Diego Ramalho
Murilo Santana vs. Charles Negromonte
Roberto Torralbas vs. David Mitchell
Arnaldo Maidana vs. Thiago Sá
Lucas Barbosa vs. Eliot Kelly
João Assis vs. Aaron Johnson
Roberto Cyborg vs. Adam Sachnoff
João Gabriel vs. Jared Dopp
João Gabriel vs. Lucas Barbosa
Patricia Fontes vs. Liwia Gluchowska
Talita Alencar vs. Yasmine Wilson
Heather Raferty vs. Jena Bishop
Raquel Dayne vs. Catherine Perret
Jessica Flowers vs. Ana Laura Cordeiro
Ana Laura vs. Amanda Loewen
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