Sign-ups for the 2012 Pan end this Friday, March 23. So click here to secure your spot at the championship.
Besides the aces already with their names on the competitor list, beasts like Marcus Bochecha, Lucas Leite and João Assis of CheckMat; Rubens Cobrinha and Mário Reis of Alliance and others are expected to be there.
This year the IBJJF tourney will go from March 29 to April 1, and will take place in Irvine, California. As an appetizer, GRACIEMAG.com sieved out five YouTube videos as classic as they are instructive. What do you think, gentle reader; what’s the most unforgettable match from an IBJJF Pan you’ve ever seen?
1. Roberto Roleta vs. Saulo Ribeiro, 1997 Pan
2. Alexandre Café vs. Marcio Corleta, 2004 Pan
3. Ronaldo Jacaré vs Fernando Tererê, 2004 Pan
4. Antonio Braga Neto vs Antonio Peinado, 2011 Pan
5. Rodolfo Vieira vs Bernardo Faria, Pan de Jiu-Jitsu 2011
Now do you, gentle reader, have a favorite battle from a Pan-American Jiu-Jitsu Championship? Share it with us.