He is probably the non-Brazilian with the biggest shot at winning a black belt gold medal at the 2010 Worlds.
Jonathan Torres, a pupil of Lloyd Irvin, arrived in Long Beach with respectable credentials.
He dominated the NY Open, winning the lightweight and the absolute and then travelled to Rio de Janeiro for the Brazilian National Championship.
JT spoke to the GRACIEMAG at the Worlds Blog. Click here and check it out!