The Pan-American champions of 2011 have just been defined in Irvine, California. The big name of the tournament was Rodolfo Vieira, who won the heavyweight and open weight classes by beating Bernardo Faria, the winner of the very same divisions at last year’s Pan. Head to the GRACIEMAG at the Pan Blog for more detailed descriptions of the matches.
Rodolfo Vieira defeats Bernardo Faria on advantage points after 0-0 draw.
Felipe Costa and Rafael de Freitas drew 4 to 4, with Rafael taking the gold by decision.
Caio Terra defeated Bruno Malfacine by 2 points to 0.
Rafael Mendes and Bruno Frazatto closed out for Atos, with Guilherme Mendes and Eduardo Ramos taking third. The gold went to Frazatto.
Michael Langhi and Lucas Lepri closed out for Alliance with it being Lepri’s turn to take gold in the rotation.
Claudio Calasans submitted Lucas Leite with a wristlock after just 53 seconds.
André Galvão defeats Eduardo Santoro by 2 to 0, in a close match. André scored with a sweep; Eduardo tried for an omoplata towards the end, but it was too late.
Rodolfo Vieira defeated Bernardo Faria by a score of 8 to 0, with a takedown and two guard passes.
Marcus “Bochecha” Vinícius submitted Bruno Bastos with a choke from the mount.
Antônio Braga Neto defeats Antônio Peinado by 2 to 0.
Gezary Matuda submitted Angélica Vieira with an armbar from the triangle. Prior to that, the ATT brown belt was winning 6 to 0.
Michelle Nicolini submitted Fabiana Borges with an armbar from the triangle while losing by 4 to 2.
Beatriz Mesquita took first after closing out with Ana Carolina Lebre.
Luanna Alzuguir defeated Hannette Staack by 1 to 0 in advantage points.
Luiza Monteiro defeated Carolyn Sthephens by W.O.
Gabrielle Garcia defeated Tammy Griecco on advantages (4) after a 2-2 draw.