The 2018 IBJJF Pan championship is in the books. Leandro Lo and Luiza Monteiro finished the 4-day marathon with the bragging rights as adult black belt open class champions. Lo also won the heavyweight division. Luiza closed out the middleweight division with teammate Angélica Galvão, taking home the silver medal. Here is how each weight class played out.

Roosterweight

With a 2-0 lead, Tomoyuki Hashimoto beat Koji Shibamoto to win the roosterweight division gold medal.

Lightfeather

In a sweep battle, João Miyao beat Pablo Mantovani 6-4 to claim the light-featherweight title.

Featherweight

In a thrilling match, Gianni Grippo beat Shane Hill 4-2 on advantages after a 2-2 tie on points to secure the featherweight gold medal.

Lightweight

Atos JJ teammates Michael Liera Jr. and JT Torres closed out the lightweight division with Torres taking the title.

Middleweight

One advantage was enough for Gabriel Arges to beat Marcos Tinoco in the middleweight final.

Medium-heavy

In another Atos JJ closeout, Lucas Barbosa took the medium-heavyweight gold medal against Gustavo Batista.

Heavyweight  

Leandro Lo swept Tanner Rice once to win 2-0 and take the heavyweight title home.

Superheavy

Keenan Cornelius and Mahamed Aly put up a show in the Superheavy final. Keenan won by a narrow 1-0 lead on advantages to claim the gold medal.

Ultraheavy

In the ultraheavy division, João Gabriel Rocha caught Ricardo Evangelista with a armbar to take the gold medal home.

Open Class

One sweep at the end of the match granted Leandro Lo a 2-0 lead over Guttemberg Pereira to secure the open class division title.

Female Black belt

Lightfeather

In a heated and close match, Gezary Matuda beat Talita Alencar by referees decision after a 0-0 tie and claimed the light-featherweight gold medal.

Featherweight

In the featherweight final, Karen Antunes caught Jacqueline Amorim back to build a 4-0 lead and secure the title.

Lightweight

With a sweep to mount and then a back take, Bia Mesquita finished Jena Bishop with a choke to take home the gold medal in the lightweight division.

Middleweight

Angelica Galvão and Luiza Monteiro closed out the middleweight division with Angelica taking the gold medal.

Medium-heavy

Nathiely de Jesus outscored Carina Santi 8-6 in a match-long sweep exchange to win the medium-heavyweight title.

Heavyweight

With one sweep, Maria Malyjasiak beat Yacinta Nguyen 2-0 to take the heavyweight title home.

Superheavy

Claudia Do Val caught Hillary Vanornum with an omoplata to claim the Superheavy title.

Open Class

Luiza Monteiro is the open class champion after a closeout with Atos JJ teammate Bia Basilio.

Teams 

1 – Atos Jiu-Jitsu – 142
2 – Alliance – 60
3 – Cicero Costha Internacional – 44
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