On Pamplona’s night, Jungle Fight showcases Jiu-Jitsu in MMA live on ESPN

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Yuri (right) defeated Massaranduba and notched his 33rd career win, with only 3 losses. Photo: Mauro Filho.

They promised to set the jungle alight, and that they did. The two most heavily anticipated fights on this Saturday night in São Paulo combined technique and emotion, and brought the crowd to fever pitch.

In the under-77kg (155 lbs) fight, Edu Pamplona conquered yet another win, with his unanimous decision over Edilberto Crocotá. Pamplona showed his usual heavy hands and dropped his opponent to the ground with a low kick.

The under-70kg GP crowned Yuri Marajó, two years as a Jiu-Jitsu black belt and owner of strong muay thai skills. In the first of his fights, Yuri withstood heavy strikes through the guard thrown by till-then-undefeated Massaranduba, until the Ataide Junior student sunk a fully-extended armbar. In the final, all it took was Yuri landing a kick to Morales’s belly for the Peruvian to ask for the tab.

Check out the complete results and check back with GRACIEMAG.com for more on what went on at Jungle Fight.

Jungle Fight by Pretorian
Ibirapuera gymnasium, São Paulo, Brazil
September 18, 2010

Eduardo Pamplona (Gibi Thai) defeated Ediberto Crocotá (Champion) via unanimous decision
Augusto “Dogers” Montaño (México) submitted Edvaldo Jose “Gameth” (Master) via guillotine choke 41 seconds into R2
Alessandro Zoio (Chute Boxe) vs Johil de Oliveira – No Contest after Johil was injured by slam in R1
Marcelo Guimarães (Caveira) defeated Erick Becker via technical knockout in R2

Under-70 kg GP
Yuri Marajó (Striker) submitted Francisco Massaranduba (Constriction) via armbar from the guard in R2

Manuelo Morales (Peru) defeated Rodolfo Perez (Mexico) via judges’ decision

Final: Yuri Marajó defeated Manuelo Morales via technical knockout 15 seconds into R1

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