2013 Pan: Buchecha still reigns after war with Galvão, other black belt champions

Buchecha vs. Galvão

Buchecha vs. Galvão

Marcus Buchecha is the 2013 Pan absolute black belt champion.

He defeated Andre Galvão 4-2 in the final this Sunday.

The match was fought at full speed by the two black belts.

Buchecha had this comment about it:”Galvão was an amazing adversary. Today I said to him the same thing I said the first time we fought and he won. I said ‘Andre it is always a pleasure to fight you. I’m a big fan! It was an honor! Thank you very much’”

Buchecha went ahead in the scoreboard with a sweep, then Andre tied with another sweep and Buchecha responded with a third sweep for the final numbers.

The champion now is thinking about the World Championship, in late May, but before hi has the WPJJC, in Abu Dhabi.

“There’s not much time to celebrate and to rest. Soon I’ll be back to training”.

Here is Buchecha’s exclusive interview for GracieMag

The other results of the male adult black belt division were:

Caio terra vs. Bruno Malfacine

Caio terra vs. Bruno Malfacine

Caio Terra beat Bruno Malfacine 2-0 to win the roosterweight.

Gui Mendes vs. Laercio Fernandes

Gui Mendes vs. Laercio Fernandes

Gui Mendes beat Laercio Fernandes 4-2(1-0 adv) to win the lightfeatherweight.

Rafael Mendes vs. Rubens Cobrinha

Rafael Mendes vs. Rubens Cobrinha

Rafael Mendes beat Rubens Cobrinha by refs decision after a 2-2 tie to win the featherweight.

Michael Langhi

Michael Langhi

Michael Langhi is the lightweight champion in a close out with Lucas Lepri.

Clark Gracie vs. Marcelo Mafra

Clark Gracie vs. Marcelo Mafra

Clark Gracie beat Marcelo Mafra with a lapel choke to win the middleweight.

Andre Galvão

Andre Galvão

Andre Galvão is the medium-heavyweight champion after close out with Guto Campos.

Roberto Alencar vs. Nivaldo Lima

Roberto Alencar vs. Nivaldo Lima

Roberto Alencar beat Nivaldo Lima 2-1 on adv to win the heavyweight

Leo Nogueira vs. Gabriel Vella

Leo Nogueira vs. Gabriel Vella

Leo Nogueira beat Gabriel Vella 8-0 to win the superheavyweight.

Buchecha vs. Alex Trans

Buchecha vs. Alex Trans

Marcus Buchecha beat Alex Trans 7-0 to win the ultraheavy.

Here are the Tams results:

Novice
1 – Gracie Barra – 46
2 – Lotus Club Jiu-Jitsu – 34
3 – Gracie Elite Team – 31

:

1 – Alliance – 85
2 – Atos Jiu-Jitsu – 83
3 – Gracie Elite Team – 36

:

1 – Alliance – 43
2 – Gracie Humaita – 31
3 – Atos Jiu-Jitsu – 30

:

1 – Gracie Elite Team – 39
2 – Alliance – 36
3 – Gracie Barra – 19

:

1 – Gracie Barra – 199
2 – Alliance – 142
3 – Gracie Elite Team – 129
Here is an amazing photo gallery of the finals.

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