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2018 Worlds: Rodrigues, Clay win blue belt open class titles on day 1; other results

The 2018 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship kicked off this Thursday, May 31st, at the Long Beach Pyramid. It was the 12th edition of the event in Long Beach and the 23rd overall. Blue belts and white belts dominated the mats throughout the entire day. The highlight of the program was the adult blue belt open class divisions both for men and women.

In the male bracket, Atos Jiu-Jitsu domination. Matheus Rodrigues and Tainan Dalpra made their way to the big final for a close out. Rodrigues fought twice to reach the final, beating Fabrício Andrey and then outscoring Lucas Galvão 2-0 in the semifinal. On the other side of bracket, Tainan had three matches, beating Caio Perondi, Rafael Fernando and Gabriel Kutianski. In the close out, Matheus took the gold medal home.

In the female division, Elisabeth Clay had four matches to reach the top of the podium. After beating Lauren Adrienne, Claudia Pirvu and Madison Lucille, Clay met with Deise dos Santos in the final. After defending a triangle choke, Clay managed a guard pass and took Santos’ back to finish the match with a choke.

Here are the podium results for the blue belt division on day 1.

Blue / Adult / Male / Rooster

1 – Isaias Higino Pereira dos Santos – Nova União

2 – Matheus Henrique Araújo Azancot Vilaça – Ares BJJ

3 – Isaih Francesco Calderon – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Keven Carrasco – Ares BJJ

Blue / Adult / Male / Light-Feather

1 – Fabricio Andrey Batista Junior – Alliance

2 – Breno Santana de Azevedo – GF Team

3 – Gavin Mikhail Corbe – Luiz Palhares Jiu Jitsu

3 – Robin Bohlin – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

Blue / Adult / Male / Feather

1 – Marcelo Fausto de Abreu – CheckMat

2 – Adalberto Carvalho Elias Junior – Alliance

3 – Luiz Guilherme de Oliveira Rodrigues – Icon Jiu-Jitsu Team

3 – Matheus Teixeira Queiroz – Carlson Gracie Team

Blue / Adult / Male / Light

1 – Lucas Andre Galvão Protasio – ZR Team Association

2 – Samuel Levi Duarte Arrieche – Marra Senki Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy LLC

3 – Heitor Ferreira Mangaravitte Senra – Soul Fighters BJJ

3 – Victor Leon R. Carmona – Alliance

Blue / Adult / Male / Middle

1 – Tainan Dalpra Costa – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Travis Leroy Lindahl – Coalition 95

3 – Chee Chan Chew – Immersion Mixed Martial Arts

3 – Felipe Aníbal Ferraz Teixeira – CheckMat

Blue / Adult / Male / Medium-Heavy

1 – Mateus Rodrigues de Souza – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Caio Levi Costa Almeida – Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Rafael Fernando Da Silva – Ns Brotherhood

3 – Ryan North – Gracie Humaita

Blue / Adult / Male / Heavy

1 – Louis Ryan – Barbosa Jiu Jitsu – Australia

2 – Davi Cabral De Souza – GF Team

3 – Jean Fontoura Da Silva – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Manoel Vitor Nunes Pinto – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

Blue / Adult / Male / Super-Heavy

1 – Caio Perondi De Melo – Zenith BJJ

2 – Ville Backman – Alliance International

3 – Valdir Moraes Rodrigues Junior – Alliance

3 – Vinicius Matheus Bernardo de Aquino – Alliance

Blue / Adult / Male / Ultra-Heavy

1 – Jason Shirley – CheckMat

2 – LIE Wilhem Manaatua – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Gabriel Kutianski Gonzalez Vieira – Gracie Barra

3 – Jonathen Robert Zamora – Tinguinha BJJ academy

Blue / Adult / Male / Open Class

1 – Mateus Rodrigues de Souza – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Tainan Dalpra Costa – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Gabriel Kutianski Gonzalez Vieira – Gracie Barra

3 – Lucas Andre Galvão Protasio – ZR Team Association

Blue / Adult / Female / Rooster

1 – Fiona Ko – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Gurkirman Kaur Nijjar – Alliance

3 – Ji Jeong Woo – myBJJ Team

3 – Sabrina Migliozzi – Infight JJ

Blue / Adult / Female / Light-Feather

1 – Sarah Elisabeth Thackray – Alliance

2 – Tayler Rae Wiedeman – Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu

3 – Madison Lucille Wolfe – Soul Fighters BJJ

3 – Satomi Suga – RJJ

Blue / Adult / Female / Feather

1 – Camila de Araujo Roque – Gordo Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Rafaela Alexandra Policarpo da Rosa – Carlson Gracie Team

3 – Brianna Ste-marie – Brazilian Top Team Int.

3 – Janne Celine Bjerga – KMR BJJ Kimura Europe

Blue / Adult / Female / Light

1 – Valentina Lodi – RCJ Machado

2 – Thalyta Stefhane Lima Silva – Qatar BJJ Brasil

3 – Jolynne Amber Dizon – CheckMat

3 – Nanami Ichikawa – Tri-Force Gotand

Blue / Adult / Female / Middle

1 – Deise dos Santos Leonanjo – Alliance

2 – Maia Alexis Rolland – Team Lloyd Irvin

3 – Jéssika Bartoli Almeida – CheckMat

3 – Stephania Gomez – The Black – HWD

Blue / Adult / Female / Medium-Heavy

1 – Kayla Dehm – Team Lloyd Irvin

2 – Larissa Dias de Almeida – GF Team

3 – Elisabeth Ann Clay – Ares BJJ

3 – Elizabeth Gordon – Dunham Jiu-Jitsu

Blue / Adult / Female / Heavy

1 – Lauren Adrienne Rojas – Alliance

2 – Lydia Coleman – Alliance International

3 – Molly Harding – Unified Jiu Jitsu

3 – Rebecca Contrino – Gracie Barra

Blue / Adult / Female / Super-Heavy

1 – Michelle Dunchus – Brea Jiu-Jitsu

2 – Olivia Obodoagha – Team Lloyd Irvin

3 – Claudia Pirvu – Will/Machado

3 – Luzimery Garcia – GF Team

Blue / Adult / Female / Open Class

1 – Elisabeth Ann Clay – Ares BJJ

2 – Deise dos Santos Leonanjo – Alliance

3 – Brianna Ste-marie – Brazilian Top Team Int.

3 – Madison Lucille Wolfe – Soul Fighters BJJ

In the teams competition, results after day one are:

Adult Male

1 – Atos Jiu-Jitsu – 37
2 – CheckMat – 19
3 – Alliance – 15

Adult Female

1 – Alliance – 33
2 – Team Lloyd Irvin – 15
3 – Ares BJJ – 10

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