NY Summer No-Gi: Diniz beats Burns for black belt open class title; other results

Matheus Diniz when he was a brown belt Photo: Erin Herle
Matheus Diniz when he was a brown belt Photo: Erin Herle

summer promoDay 2 of the 2015 New York Summer Open was the setting for the No-Gi divisions.

Matheus Diniz repeated the double gold campaign he had on Saturday in the gi division to become the biggest name of the weekend.

This Sunday he beat Neiman Gracie for the heavyweight gold medal and then Matheus defeated Gilbert Burns 7-2 with a sweep, a guard pass and a knee on the belly for the open class title.

Watch Diniz vs. Gracie in the heavyweight division.

In the other black belt divisions, the champions were: João Miyao (light-feather), Paulo Miyao (feather), João Paulo Ferreira (light), Jonathan Satava (middle), Marcus Tinoco (medium-heavy), Haim Gozali (super-heavy), Rodrigo Artilheiro (ultraheavy).

Watch Paulo Miyao’s featherweight final:

In the adult female open class division, Gegi Walker beat Samantha Faulhaber for the gold medal.

In the teams competition, once again Alliance topped the rankings with 164 pts. against Gracie Tampa South (34 pts.) and GF Team (33 pts.).

For the full results, go to ibjjf,com.



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