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European 2015: Gabi Garcia comments 100% of submissions, invincibility and great shape

Gabrielle Garcia, black belt 29, had a 2015 European Championship of her dreams in Lisbon, last January 24-25th. The athlete who once cried for being booed in the competitions showed a complete Jiu-Jitsu, much faster and offensive, and was hailed with applause by the crowd at Casal Vistoso, before and during the fight – which…

2015 European: watch a video with the best images of the black belt division before the finals

Here are some of the best images of the black belt division at the 2015 European championship, from last Sunday, Jan. 25. Andre Galvão, Gabi Garcia, Mackenzie Dern, the Miyao Bros, Caio Terra and many others in awesome moments that were born classics.

European 2015: Galvão, Gabi reach open class glory; other results and the best images of the finals

André Galvão and Gabi Garcia are the big winners of the 2015 European championship. They took home the gold of the adult black belt open class divisions. Gabi confirmed her favoritism and was able to submit all her opponents. In the final, she had to recover from a near sweep and also an attack to…

2015 European: Galvão vs. Silva; Garcia vs. Dern in the open class finals; see the best images of day 4

Andre Galvão and Igor Silva will battle for the 2015 European black belt open class title this Sunday, January 25. Galvão got there with an all-submission campaign of four matches this Saturday. First Galvão caught .Gabriel Rosberg’s neck, then he faced Thomas Johanessen and won with another choke from the back. The quarterfinal was against…

2015 European: day 3 best images and everyday people turned into warriors

Day 3 of the 2015 European championship was fully devoted to blue belts and purple belts of the masters divisions. For more than 12 hours, the 10 mats set up in the Casal Vistoso gymnasium, in Lisbon, Portugal, were packed with match after match. People from all over the world came to compete. People from…

2015 European: last day will crown black belt champions; check schedule and brackets here

That’s it! It’s go time. The last day of the 2015 European has come and the black belt champions will be crowned. You don’t want to miss anything, so stay glued to our social media outlets for the latest results and most amazing pictures. With 3.400 athletes registered, the 2015 European championship is the biggest…

2015 European: blue belt and purple belt champions crowned; the best images of day 2 in Lisbon

Here are some of the best images captured by our team on day 2 of the 2015 European championship. The thursday in Lisbon was devoted to blue belts and purple belt divisions. The big champions were Julia Maele (Roger Gracie)  and Gustavo Batista (Cicero Costha) in the blue belt open class divisions. In the purple belt,…

2015 European reaches 3,400 athletes registered to become the biggest Jiu-Jitsu c’ship ever

The 2015 European will be historical in at least one sense. The IBJJF event scheduled for Lisbon, Portugal, on January 21-25, has the staggering number of 3,400 athletes registered. This figure makes the 2015 European the Jiu-Jitsu championship with highest number of participants ever. It is also an impressive growth in comparison to last year,…

2015 European: pre-schedule updated; see who are the big stars registered

The 2015 European Jiu-Jitsu championship will be the first one in history to be held in five days. From January 21st to the 25th, close to 3,000 athletes will be in action at the Casal Vistoso Gymnasium, in Lisbon, Portugal. The IBJJF has updated the pre-schedule for the event. Take a look on which day…

The day Kron fought and won in the name of his grandfather Helio

The 2009 European championship was shaken up by sad news on January, 29. Grandmaster Helio Gracie had passed away in Brazil, at 95 years old. In Lisbon, Helio’s son Rickson Gracie and grandson Kron Gracie were getting ready for the championship. At the sidelines, Rickson spoke to GRACIEMAG about the loss of his father: “At…

Here are 12 facts that made the history of the European championship

The European Jiu-Jitsu Championship reaches its 12th edition in 2015. To celebrate that, we have selected a dozen unforgettable moments that helped in the making of the event’s thrilling history. Let’s travel back in time. There’s still time for you to make the European 2015. Register here now. 1. Lucio Lagarto worked hard to have…

Last week to register for the 2015 European Championship in Lisbon!

The countdown begins for the last week of registration to compete at the 2015 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Lisbon, Portugal. The event will take place Jan. 22-25. Join the likes of those who have already reserved their spot for the first tournament of the year: Ricardo Evangelista, Igor Silva, Ida Hansson, Janni Larsson, Luca…

Video: Watch Keenan Cornelius vs Paulo Miyao and subscribe to the European Jiu-Jitsu in 2015

Keenan Cornelius (Atos) and Paulo Miyao (Cicero Costha) still wore a brown belt around their waist at the European Championships in 2013, but were already proving their status of Jiu-Jitsu stars. In the semifinal of the absolute, Keenan overscored Paulo in a mind-blowing battle. Be inspired by the phenoms and confirm your presence in the European 2015…

European 2015: register with reduced prices until Nov. 28

The 2015 European Championship is getting closer by the day. Two months before the action takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, an important deadline is already approaching. November 28 is the last day you can register paying reduced prices. And, as you know, the sooner you book your plane and hotel, the cheaper you’ll pay. So,…