Gracie Barra executive and Jiu-Jitsu black belt Flavio Almeida loves to compete in the IBJJF circuit. In 2010, Flavio left the suit aside to put on a kimono and fight in the first edition of the Las Vegas Open.
His final match was against world champion Rafael Lovato (Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu). The duel began balanced for both competitors, but after a while Flavio “Cachorrinho” was able to find space, get to Lovato’s side and attack the back. Calmly, the GB athlete used the lapel to finish with a choke. Check it out!