Marcelo Garcia’s pupil Matheus Diniz had a great performance this weekend at the New York Summer Open. The black belt won three gold medals and a silver medal both with the gi and without it. First he won the heavyweight division and closed out the open class with teammate Marcos Tinoco in the gi competition. Then, he won the heavyweight and the open class without the gi.
Matheus was part of Alliance’s effort to win both the Gi and No-Gi teams competitions. Check the full results here.
Here you can watch Diniz in action against Diego Ramos in the Gi heavyweight final and then against Murilo Santana in the No-Gi open class final.