Roger Gracie (Gracie Barra) towers over Tarsis Humphreys (Alliance) at the 2010 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship.
What a day! The first day of black belt men and black / brown belt females is behind us at the 2010 BJJ World Championship and what a tornado of action. While every year’s Mundial showcases the best jiu-jitsu athletes on the globe, no event has ever felt as stacked as this year’s. Big stories of the event of course include Roger Gracie’s continuing dominance, the dense field of talent in the men’s middleweight division, Alliance’s female competitors, Team Lloyd Irvin’s persistent ascendance, and of course many others.
In this recap of the action on Saturday, we speak with the following jiu-jitsu personalities and try to bring just a taste of the intense competition here yesterday:
- Tracey Goodell (Team Lloyd Irvin)
- Hillary Williams
- Lloyd Irvin
- Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes
- Luca Atalla of GracieMag
Make sure you join us on Sunday June 6 for the live broadcast of the BJJ World Championship on budovideos.com/online!
Kayron Gracie came up big this weekend with a triangle victory over Tiago Alves.
Tracy Goodell (Team Lloyd Irvin) celebrates a victory over Alliance’s Jackeline Oliveira at the 2010 BJJ World Championship. Goodell won both her weight division and the absolute division.