Sink an armbar like Leonardo Cascão, featherweight champ of Brazil

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Leonardo Saggioro playing on top against David Lemes in the featherweight final / Photo: Carlos Ozório/

The runner-up at the 2011 Brazilian Nationals, BTT black belt Leonardo Saggioro got himself to the pinnacle of the podium this year. The Ricardo Marques student submitted everyone in his path on the way to the title, thrice via triangle and once with a choke from the back.

“My performance couldn’t have been better. I had a sense that it was my day, was confident in my training and ready for war. I had four matches and got the finish in all of them,” reported the fighter.

Take a look at Leonardo Saggioro, better known as “Cascão”, sinking a triangle on David Lemes in the featherweight final, and learn from him.

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