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2015 Worlds: pre-schedule released, major names not on the athletes’ list

selo_hayabusaThe IBJJF has released the pre-schedule for the 2015 World Jiu-Jitsu championship.

Click here to see which division takes place each day from Thursday, 28, through Sunday, 31.

One day after the closing of the registration period, some major names are absent of the athlete’s list.

In the male black belt division, two-time world champion Caio Terra is not registered in the roosterweight.

So is four-time world champion Guilherme Mendes, who announced today that he is retiring from competitions.

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As announced before, Rodolfo Vieira is also out due to a lower back injury.

In the female black belt division, the most notable absence is Gabi Garcia.

A few names are present, but in divisions not usually related to their names.

Leandro Lo appears in the medium-heavy division.

Leo Nogueira remains in the ultra-heavy division.

In the female division, Talita Nogueira and Fernanda Mazzelli moved up to the superheavy division.

The final check day is May 23, when athletes will be able to make final changes in their registration.

Click here for the full list of athletes.

Click here for more info on the 2015 Worlds.

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