At the 2012 Jiu-Jitsu World Championship the female black belt finals materialized on Saturday, with at least one big-news result. Marina Ribeiro defeated Kyra Gracie by a score of 2-0 and headed into the featherweight final against her CheckMat teammate Michelle Nicoloni.
The finals held on Sunday, the favorites won without too many surprises, but with a plethora of move variations and plenty of technique. Check out who took gold in the weight groups in the order that they took place. Gabrielle Garcia was one of the big standouts, routing her opponent by 19-0 and capturing her sixth World Championship gold medal.
Gabi and Luiza Monteiro will soon toe the line in the absolute, so stay tuned to our Twitter account for details.
Bia Mesquita subbed Luiza Monteiro via choke
Gabi Garcia defeated Tammy Griego by 19 to 0
Leticia Ribeiro defeated Miriam Cerqueira by 12 to 0
Michelle Nicolini defeated Marina Ribeiro by advantages
Luanna Alzuguir defeated Vanessa Oliveira by 1 advantage
Fernanda Mazzeli defeated Penny Thomas by 10 to 2
Gabi Garcia vs Luiza Monteiro