A black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and owner of a number of IBJJF titles, Jonatas Novaes saw MMA action this Saturday, June 16, at SF Shofight 20. At the Springfield, Missouri event, the Rodrigo Comprido students was quick on the trigger and took just 51 seconds before landing a high kick um chute alto,
that landed in full, dropping dazed former UFC fighter Drew Fickett to the mat. Following up on the ground, the Brazilian dropped fists to finish what he started.
Take a look back at Jonatas’s No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu style against current UFC fighter Milton Vieira in 2007.
In other fights on the Shofight card, Lyle Beerbohm took a unanimous decision over Marcus Aurélio, and Kendall Grove overcame Derek Brunson by split decision. In the main event of the evening, John Gunderson tapped out former UFC fighter Karo Parisyan with a first-round guillotine.
SF Shofight 20
Springfield, Missouri, USA
June 16, 2012
John Gunderson submitted Karo Parisyan via guillotine in R1
Kendall Grove defeated Derek Brunson via split decision
Lyle Beerbohm defeated Marcus Aurélio via unanimous decision
Mike Wessel defeated Matt Kovacs via TKO in R2
Jonatas Novaes defeated Drew Fickett via TKO in R1
Chris Greutzemacher defeated Roli Delgado via TKO in R3
Sevak Magakian defeated James Reese via unanimous decision
Chris McDaniel submitted Charles Bennett via triangle in R1
Sam Alvey defeated Lucas Lopez via TKO in R1
Dustin Phillips defeated Allen Gibson via unanimous decision
Matt Lucas defeated Lucas Overcast via unanimous decision
Mike Brazzle defeated Karen Darabedyan via TKO in R1
Jacob Ritchie defeated Robert Saborudden via TKO in R3
Jason Ignacek defeated Gary Michaels via unanimous decision