2011 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Finals Results

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I hope you were able to watch the live stream of the 2011 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Irvine on BudoVideos.com today. What a weekend! We saw upsets, new and impressive faces, old stars… everything a jiu-jitsu fanatic wants out of an event.


  • Light feather: Gezary Bandeira (ATT) defeated Angelica Vieira (Atos Jiu-Jitsu) by submission.
  • Feather: Michelle Nicolini (CheckMat) defeated Fabiana Borges (Gracie Barra) by submission.
  • Lightweight: Beatriz Mesquita (Gracie Humaita) was given the gold medal by teammate Ana Carolina Lebre. They did not fight. (See Closing Out Brackets)
  • Middleweight: Luanna Alzuguir (Alliance) defeated Hannete Staack (Brazil 021) by points.
  • Medium heavy: Luiza Monteiro (CheckMat BJJ) won the gold by default when her opponent Carolyn Stephenson (Renzo Gracie) was not present to compete.
  • Heavyweight: Gabrielle Garcia (Alliance) defeated Tammy Griego (Gracie Barra) by points.
  • Absolute: Luanna Alzuguir (Alliance) was given the gold medal by teammate Gabrielle Garcia. They did not fight.


  • Rooster: Rafael de Freitas (Gracie Barra) defeated Felipe Costa (Brasa) by referee decision.
  • Light feather: Caio Terra (Gracie Fighter) defeated Bruno Malfacine (Alliance) by an advantage.
  • Featherweight: Bruno Frazatto (Atos) was given the gold medal by teammate Rafael Mendes. They did not fight.
  • Lightweight: Lucas Lepri (Alliance) was given the gold medal by teammate Michael Langhi. They did not fight.
  • Middleweight: Claudio Calasans defeated Lucas Leite (CheckMat) by wristlock.
  • Middle Heavy: Andre Galvao (Atos) defeated Eduardo Santoro (Cia Paulista) on points.
  • Heavyweight: Rodolfo Vieira (GF Team) defeated Bernardo Faria (Alliance) on points.
  • Super heavyweight: Marcus “Buchecha” Vinicius (CheckMat) defeated Bruno Bastos (Nova Uniao) by choke.
  • Ultra heavy: Antonio Braga Neto (AB MMA) defeated Antonio Carlos Peinado (Alliance) by points.
  • Absolute: Rodolfo Vieira (GF Team) defeated Bernardo Faria (Alliance) on points.

Total event competitors: 2,750
Total event referees working under the watchful eye of head referee Alvaro Mansur: 33

In other follow up news, Saquarema’s star Beatriz Mesquita was awarded her black belt tonight by her coach Leticia Ribeiro. (For background on these two ladies, check out this video from 2010).

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