9.27.2009

WEEKEND & ADCC

ADCC
While I wasn't able to watch the ADCC matches this weekend, I did make a point to check the brackets and results at the end of each day. Man, it must have been something cause from the picks that I had to take it, there were some upsets. Below are the results taken from WWW.ADCOMBAT.COM.

Finals

Over 99Kg - Fabricio Werdum vs Roberto Cyborg - werdum by pts 9 (-4) x 0

under 99KG - Xande ribeiro vs Gerardi Rinaldi - Xande by points 2 x 0under 88KG - Braulio Estima vs Andre Galvao - Braulio by submission triangle

under 77KG - Pablo Popovitch vs Marcelo Garcia - Popovitch by points 3(-1) x 2(-1)

under 66KG - Rubens cahrles vs Rafael Mendes - Mendes by pts 7 x 4 2OT

Ladies Over 60KG Penny Thomas vs Hannette Staack - Staack by submission knee-bar

Under 60KG Luana Alzuguir v Sayaka Shioda - Alzuguir by pts 3 x 0

Absolute

Marcelo Garcia v Bruno Bastos - Garcia by submission choke OT

Braulio Estima v Janne Pekka Pietilainen - Brualio by submission arm-lock

Dean Lister v Vinny Magalhaes - Magalhaes by Judges Decision 2OT

Chris Weidman v Antoine Jaoude - Weidman by pts 3 x 0

Ricco Rodrigues v Xande Ribeiro - xande byy submission key-lock

Andre Galvao v Tom de Blass - Galvao by pts 3 x 0

Jeff Monson v Gunnar Nelson - Nelson by pts 3 x 0 2 OT

Roberto abreu v David Avellan - Avelan by Judges decision 2 OT

Quarter Finals

Marcelo Garcia v Braulio Estima - Braulio by sub choke

Vinny Magalhaes v Chris Weideman - Magalhaes by sub arm-lock

Xande Ribeiro v Andre Galvao - Xande by pts 3 (-1) x 0

Gunnar Nelson v David Avelan

Semi-finals

Xande Ribeiro vs Gunnar Nelson - Xande by Submission Knee-bar

Braulio Estima v Vinny Magalhaes - Braulio by pts 3 x 0


Finals

Xande Ribeiro v Braulio Estima - Braulio by saubmission arm-bar

LEO VIEIRA VS RYAN HALL



ART OF WAR 14: GROUND ZERO

Wanted to share some more pics from this weekend with our HK correpondent Forrest Akers. I see a lot of BJJ-ASIA and SEABJJ shirt sightings on facebook and such. Please send in more pics of you guys representing in different parts of the world.


WOMEN IN BJJ ARTICLE:
I'm really kicking myself for not getting this one down when I should have. Not to say that I don't want to write on the subject but some new stuff is out there that I think you should definitely take time to listen to. The FIGHTWORKSPODCAST has done a two-part series on 'Women's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu' with Emily Kwok, Felica Oh and Val Worthington sharing their thoughts on the subject.

PART 1: FIGHTWORKSPODCAST #180

PART 2: FIGHTWORKSPODCAST #181


2009 FBT THAILAND BJJ/GRAPPLING OPEN: MMA SMOKER MATCHES

Gabriel Huang of Zeal fight gear faced Tobia Seifert of the Enomotos fighting academy in Switzerland.


Tea Ferasse represented Shanghai BJJ academy in China, while Ricky Musgrave fought out of the Tiger Muay Thai training facility in Phuket Thailand.


Ngoo Ditty of Tiger Muay Thai rematches Boxer Rebellion fighter Xavier Mahdavian.


ZEAL FIGHT GEAR:

I wanted to take a moment and mention one of our sponsors that did not get the attention it deserved from the tournament last week. Zeal Fight Gear sponsored a number of prizes for our awards ceremony, most notable, the 'most technical fighter' award which was given to Makoto Ogasawara and Leandro Issa for the gi and no-gi respectively. You'll also notice that Gabriel Huang from Zeal Fight Gear participated in the first MMA smoker match. What you may not know is that Gabriel accepted a last minute change to his match from full contact to Pankration rules by request of his opponent/TMT
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