Sign-ups ended this past weekend, and No-Gi Worlds 2011, on the coming 5th, looks good to be one of the most technical of the season (Haven’t seen it yet? Rush to the bookstore and get your copy of GRACIEMAG).
On the roster of the IBJJF event in California, big names like Pablo Popovitch, Roberto Tussa, Lucas Lepri, Marcus Bochecha, Caio Terra, Roberto Cyborg, Rafael Lovato, Gustavo Sirizinho, Carlos Esquisito, Antonio Peinado, James Puopolo, Otavio Sousa, Clark Gracie, Davi Ramos and Murilo Santana, among other aces.
The master division too boasts some wicked submission wizards, like teachers Jorge Britto, Rodrigo Teixeira, Marcello Salazar, Fabiano “Pega Leve”, Renato Tavares, Léo Dalla, Mauricio Zingano; then in the senior division there’s Egan Inoue, a veteran of a number of World Championships.
The standouts of the female division are Michelle Nicolini, Bia Mesquita, Sophia McDermott, Ana Maria “India,” Katrina, Emilys Kwok and Wetzel, Fernanda Mazzelli, Nyjah Easton, Carolyn Stephenson, and purple belts Mackenzie Dern and Tracey Goodell.
Find out who else is in, click here.