Athletes over the 30 years old mark gave all they got to win the desired gold medals this weekend.
In the master 1 black belt division, GMA member and leader of Ocean County BJJ, in New Jersey, Tom DeBlass came back from a 2nd place in his weight division to win the open class without allowing a single point to be scored against him in four matches.
The master 1 black belt had some very well known names making the top of their divisions, like Milton Bastos (light-feather), Ed Ramos (light), Marcus Antelante (middle), Alan Nascimento (medium-heavy), Bruno Bastos (ultra-heavy).
The master 2 black belt division saw Eduardo Telles repeat DeBlass and come back after a 2nd place in his weight division to win the open class. Telles, a 2013 medium-heavyweight world champion in the adult division, beat John Piper in the absolute final.
The master 3 black belt division saw a double gold champion in Fabiano Scherner, who won the ultra-heavy division and the open class. The absolute final put Scherner against no other than Roberto Godoi.
In the master 4 black belt division Robert Martinez also came back from a 2nd place in his weight division to win the open class in great fashion.
The master 5 black belt division saw Eugenio Estrada win double gold in the heavyweight and the open class.
Finally, in the master 6 division, Stephen Kamphuis also won double gold in the superheavy division and the open class.
Click here for the complete results of the master division.