11.30.2009

TOKYO INTERNATIONAL JIU-JITSU OPEN: RESULTS & PICS

results from: WWW.GOGOPLATA.COM
pics from: BRAZIL BLOG




Definitely check out Kinya's BRAZIL BLOG for some great pics. You'll see some familiar faces from the SEABJJ community such as Ralph Go, Dimitris Tsitos, Makoto Ogasawara and Christopher Ng.

RESULTS:
Tomoyo Yanagisawa (Purebred Omiya), Daisuke Nakamura (Grabaka), Jonathan Torres (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) and Mike Fowler (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) won gold medals in the black belt category at the 2009 Tokyo International Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship on November 27 and 28 at the Tokyo Budoh-kan.

BLACK BELT RESULTS:
Absolute
1. Jonathan Torres (Purebred Lloyd Irvin)
2. Mike Fowler (Purebred Lloyd Irvin)
3. Tetsuya Kondo (Red Shark)
4. Daniel Cherubin (Peter de Been Jiu-Jitsu Academy)

Light-Featherweight (141 lbs.)
1. Tomoyo Yanagisawa (Purebred Omiya)
2. Makoto Ikuta (Trust Jiu-Jitsu Academy)
3. Tomohiro Hashi (Purebred Omiya)

Makoto Ikuta (Trust Jiu-Jitsu Academy) def. Tomohiro Hashi (Purebred Omiya)
Tomoyo Yanagisawa (Purebred Omiya) def. Makoto Ikuta (Trust Jiu-Jitsu Academy)

Featherweight (154 lbs.)
1. Daisuke Nakamura (Grabaka)
2. Ryo Ominami (Gracie Barra Japao)
3. Kazumasa Sekiguchi (Purebred Omiya)
3. Nishioka Tetsuo (Paraestra Rakuno University)

Daisuke Nakamura (Grabaka) def. Ryo Ominami (Gracie Barra Japao)
Ryo Ominami (Gracie Barra Japao) def. Kazumasa Sekiguchi (Purebred Omiya)
Ryo Ominami (Gracie Barra Japao) def. Nishioka Tetsuo (Paraestra Rakuno University)
Daisuke Nakamura (Grabaka) def. Makoto Aramaki (Hong Kong Jiu-Jitsu)

Lightweight (167.5 lbs.)
1. Jonathan Torres (Purebred Lloyd Irvin)
2. Akira Hosokawa (ALIVE)
3. Akichika Tanji (Academia AZ)
3. Yoshinobu Kakizawa (Purebred Omiya)

Jonathan Torres (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) def. Akira Hosokawa (ALIVE)
Akira Hosokawa (ALIVE) def. Akichika Tanji (Academia AZ)
Jonathan Torres (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) def. Yoshinobu Kakizawa (Purebred Omiya)

Medium-Heavyweight (194.5 lbs.)
1. Mike Fowler (Purebred Lloyd Irvin)
2. Tatsuya Onose (Purebred Kawaguchi Redips)
3. Akira Kamimura (Paraestra Tokyo)
3. Frederico Bizam Blum (Gracie Barra)

Mike Fowler (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) def. Tatsuya Onose (Purebred Kawaguchi Redips) via submission
Tatsuya Onose (Purebred Kawaguchi Redips) def. Frederico Bizam Blum (Gracie Barra)
Tatsuya Onose (Purebred Kawaguchi Redips) def. Tetsuya Kondo (Red Shark)
Akira Kamimura (Paraestra Tokyo) def. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai (Mach Dojo) via DQ
Mike Fowler (Purebred Lloyd Irvin) def. Akira Kamimura (Paraestra Tokyo) via submission

Super-Heavyweight (221 lbs.)
1. Daniel Cherubin (Peter de Been Jiu-Jitsu)

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