Jitsmagazine will be on hand to provide the live results, play-by-play, analysis, and highlights of the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Championships 2022, which will be streamed live on FloGrappling on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th. The brackets for each division can be found here. Additionally, we will also be on hand to deliver a play-by-play of the absolute division and another play-by-play of the superfight championship match that features Andre Galvao defending his title against his latest challenger, Gordon Ryan.
In the meantime, check out our coverage of ADCC 2022 during the build-up to this historic event that includes breaking news and our picks for the favourites to win each division, the picks for the dark horses that are most likely to reach the podium, and the top matches that we’re hoping to see at the event.
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Male Under 66kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Garry Tonon v Sam McNally
Tonon sits to guard but McNally pressures forward straight away and makes his way to half-guard. Tonon works his way back to butterfly and manages to wrestle back to his feet but McNally sits to guard in response. Tonon is heavy on top but eventually McNally wrestles back up to standing. Tonon lands a big armdrag and gets to McNally to the mat, but he struggles to get both hooks in as McNally defends brilliantly. The pair scramble back and forth but in the end McNally manages to transition to Tonon’s back and get both hooks in with one of his arms trapped. Tonon starts escaping and immediately transitions to attacking McNally’s leg but he can’t finish it before the round ends and McNally is declared the winner.
Sam McNally defeats Garry Tonon via Points – 3-0
Josh Cisneros v Ethan Crelinsten
Crelinsten engages and as soon as Cisneros feels the commitment he leaps into a flying triangle choke. He can’t secure it though and has to back out to standing. Crelinsten starts to work a single-leg but Cisneros pulls guard to keep himself safe. Crelinsten is working to pass and tries to spin underneath to attack the back but Cisneros defends and takes top position. Cisneros is attempting the knee-cut but Crelinsten is shutting it down each time. Cisneros is keeping up the pressure though to prevent Crelinsten from standing and tries to pass to Crelinsten’s back. Crelinsten scrambles and almost takes Cisneros’ back himself, but gives up the pass in trying to do so. He just scrambles free before points are scored and goes right back to attacking Cisneros’ back, but Cisneros stands to escape. Cisneros resumes passing but this time Crelinsten wrestles up quickly and starts trying to finish the sweep. The pair disengage and Cisneros shoots in quickly but can’t finish the takedown. After a brief wrestling exchang Cisneros shoots in once again and almost finishes it this time but Crelinsten reverses position to finish on top. There’s just a minute left and Crelinsten starts to work his way towards Cisneros’ back but he stands in order to defend and eventually shakes Crelinsten off just before the regulation period ends.
The pair start wrestling but Cisneros jumps on another flying triangle choke when he sees the opportunity. Crelinsten starts to escape out the back door but Cisneros is cranking on his arm as he does so. Crelinsten rips himself free and shakes Cisneros off, disengaging and allowing him to stand. After a brief scramble, Cisneros wrestles to top position and steps straight into mount to score four points. Crelinsten attempts to escape but Cisneros catches an armbar as he does and forces the tap.
Josh Cisneros defeats Ethan Crelinsten via Submission – Armbar
Cole Abate v Fabricio Andrey
Abate pulls guard after a brief wrestling exchange and he looks content to work from a seated position. He gets a decent leg entry and tries to catch an estima lock but Andrey works free. He gets back to passing and Abate has a few decent attempts at leg entries in the process. Andrey sits to escape one attempt but this gives Abate the opportunity to try and roll through and take his back. After a brief scramble Andrey defends well but gives up his leg once again in the process. He sits to defend and ends up staying there as the pair go back and forth in the double guard pull position until the regulation period ends.
Andrey shoots in overtime but gets sprawled on hard and Abate counters with a takedown attempt of his own. They disengage and continue fighting from the feet, exchanging grips and fighting for dominant head position. With just over a minute left Andrey shoots in again but can’t get the takedown, and overtime ends with neither man scoring.
Fabricio Andrey defeats Cole Abate by Judge’s Decision
Diogo Reis v Ash Williams
Williams and Reis are wrestling at lightning speed and go flying off the mats immediately. They reset in the centre and continue. Williams sits to guard after a failed takedown and has a brief leg attack but Reis shuts it down. Reis is a little conservative in his passing attempts but then sits back quickly to try and attack Williams’ legs. He tries to expose the heel but ends up switching to an ankle-lock and bridging in to finish it. Williams works his way free though and looks relatively comfortable with how much pressure was on his ankle just then. Both men are seated and pummelling their legs furiously to stay safe. The pair stand and Reis lands a quick takedown to score, but there’s not enough time left in the match for Williams to get back into it.
Diogo Reis defeats Ashley Williams via Points – 2-0
Kennedy Maciel v Geo Martinez
Martinez pulls guard but Maciel dives forward to try and pass immediately. This allows Martinez to get a leg entry but Maciel counters with a back-attack. He’s not able to solidify the position and Martinez goes straight back to attacking the same leg. Martinez can’t get a good bite on it but he knows he’s deep enough to warrant further effort. Maciel frees himself and goes back to passing, but Martinez starts to invert and attack the leg once again. After a short scramble both men latch on to toeholds and neither one is able to get the right angle to finish as a result. Martinez initiates a scramble and continues attacking the leg but Maciel rolls for the back to counter, getting the body-triangle locked in and scoring points. Maciel works patiently and eventually works his arm under the chin to sink in the choke.
Kennedy Maciel defeats Geo Martinez via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Keith Krikorian v Diego Oliveira
Oliveira sits immediately and starts attacking the legs but Krikorian is well-versed here and defends without much trouble at first. Oliveira is relentless though and starts reaping, forcing the roll from Krikorian. Oliveira keeps pursuing the heelhook and rolling for the back when it’s defended before switching to the straight ankle-lock. Oliveira transitions perfectly when Krikorian defends and switches to the other leg to force the tap quickly, with Krikorian limping off the mat.
Diego Oliveira defeats Keith Krikorian via Submission – Straight Ankle-lock
AJ Agazarm v Jeremy Skinner
Skinner sits down immediately and Agazarm circles him to look for an opportunity to pass. He engages soon after but ends up getting pulled into full guard, before breaking free and standing. Skinner gets a decent bite on the heel and tries to finish the leglock but Agazarm sits down to defend. After getting free he starts passing from standing and once again Skinner starts attacking his leg. Agazarm frees himself again but it’s more of the same as Skinner gets a decent entry each time he steps in. Agazarm is now trying to pass with his hips much further back and ends up cartwheeling over Skinner to try to take his back. Skinner defends the pass but ends up giving up a guillotine grip in the process, although Agazarm can’t quite finish it and disengages. He tries another cartwheel and doesn’t get anywhere this time, but starts in on a leg attack of his own. Skinner defends and tries to counter by taking the back, before switching to a heelhook of his own. He can’t finish it though and Agazarm escapes, reverting to passing again as the round ends.
In overtime Agazarm shoots for a takedown immediately and Skinner tries to counter by transitioning to the crucifix. Agazarm defends well and is determined to finish the takedown here. He escapes to standing with Skinner on his back but doesn’t score points for the movement. Skinner starts attacking the arm when Agazarm engages and prevents him from passing by doing so. Agazarm tries to use the bodylock to pass but neither man is able to get anything going before the round ends.
Jeremy Skinner defeats AJ Agazarm by Judge’s Decision
Gabriel Sousa v Ruan Alvarenga
Sousa and Alvarenga start wrestling and Alvarenga gets a hold of Sousa’s neck, leaping up to lock up the guillotine from a standing position. The pair fall to the mat and the referee ends the fight, declaring Sousa to be unconscious. As soon as Alvarenga releases though, Sousa immediately pops up and he complains about the unfair stoppage. The match is allowed to continue and they reset with the guillotine on. Alvarenga is trying so hard to finish the choke but Sousa eventually bursts free and stays low to try and pass his guard. Alvarenga works back to standing but Sousa hits a quick takedown to get back to top position. Alvarange attacks his leg and almost gets the sweep but can’t get on top to secure it at first. As Sousa gets further in on his pass, Alvarenga hits a lovely reversal to take top position. Sousa gets back to full guard and after a short break in action, Alvarenga sits back for a leglock. Sousa goes for a kimura and almost gives up his own arm in the process, but manages to escape. The pair go back to standing and a scramble results in Sousa getting both hooks in on Alvarenga’s back, but he can’t hold it for long enough to score points before Alvaranga scrambles back to top position. Sousa attempts a takedown but gets caught in another guillotine as a result. He works free and stays on top to collect his two points with just a minute left. Sousa starts working to pass and takes Alvarenga’s back in the transition, scoring another three points just before the match ends.
Gabriel Sousa defeats Ruan Alvarenga by Points – 5-0
Sam McNally v Josh Cisneros
McNally sits down and manages to invert as soon as Cisneros engages, getting in on a leg entanglement briefly before Cisneros disengages. McNally inverts once again but he’s turning to take the back this time, he gets close but Cisneros disengages again. Cisneros sits low to try to pass but can’t really win the gripfight to do so. Another inversion, Cisneros defends but McNally turns again and gets deep on an ankle-grip. McNally comes up on an underhook and Cisneros chooses to jump into a triangle choke instead of keeping him down. He locks his legs up but McNally stands strong and shakes him off. McNally sits and Cisneros starts passing again, but this time he makes it all the way around McNally’s guard and tries to lock up another triangle choke. He’s unable to secure it as McNally shakes him off again, but this time McNally takes top position as points are soon to be available. Cisneros actually inverts this time and stands up with a leg but McNally disengages with both men standing. McNally shoots in but Cisneros wraps up the front headlock to shut it down. Cisneros shoots now and McNally turtles to prevent points before initiating a scramble to escape. Cisneros almost takes the back but McNally shakes him off and returns to standing. Cisneros snaps McNally down and he’s trying hard to break him down but McNally scrambles to standing again. McNally gets in on a single-leg and uses it to sit to guard, Cisneros attempts a d’arce choke but McNally gets his neck free and the regulation period ends shortly after.
McNally shoots in but can’t secure the takedown and accepts bottom position instead, getting back to work on attacking Cisneros’ legs. Cisneros disengages briefly before stepping back in to knee-cut pass once again. Cisneros is defending every inversion and is looking very good on top, passing heavily and maintaining control for the much of the overtime round.
Josh Cisneros defeats Sam McNally by Judge’s Decision.
Fabricio Andrey v Diogo Reis
Reis sits to guard at the start of the match against his teammate. Andrey attempts to pass and Reis inverts, almost getting an entry to the legs before Andrey shuts it down. Reis gets even closer the next time and is actually able to start exposing the heel but Andrey sits to defend. He gets his leg clear and resumes passing, trying to finish the leg-drag. He can’t get it though and it almost allows Reis another entry to the legs. Andrey starts stacking Reis and almost gets him to expose his back but he quickly corrects this. Andrey almost manages to isolate an arm in a scramble shortly after and Reis exposes his back once again while he’s escaping, but recovers this time too. Reis attempts an armdrag but can’t quite secure it and Andrey gets close on a knee-cut pass straight after. The regulation time period ends with neither man being able to score on the other.
Andrey shoots for a well-timed double-leg early in the overtime period but Reis turns to turtle, and Andrey transitions to attacking the back. He isn’t able to secure the position but tries to finish the choke regardless, only for Reis to escape back to his feet. Reis attempts an inside-trip and he puts Andrey on his butt, but he can’t keep him there. Reis shoots and this time he transitions to Andrey’s back with a bodylock. Reis drags Andrey to the ground and he’s trying to secure the points for back control but Andrey works back to standing. Reis shoots in for one more takedown but can’t secure it before the match ends.
Diogo Reis defeats Fabricio Andrey via Judge’s Decision
Kennedy Maciel v Diego Oliveira
Oliveira sits to guard and immediately attacks the Maciel’s leg. Oliveira gets the reap and enters the saddle, transitioning to the kneebar as Maciel defends. Oliveira then traps the free leg as well and starts applying a toehold to it. Maciel is defending well but he isn’t able to free either of his legs and the match slows down considerably. Oliveira is switching between attacks on both legs but he’s not able to fully commit to either. He attacks the heelhook with everything he’s got but Maciel escapes completely goes back to standing. Oliveira manages to get a false reap and attacks a heelhook again but can’t finish this one either. When Maciel engages, Oliveira hits the reap again and enters the saddle, quickly trapping the free leg. This time he attacks the Z-lock straight away and Maciel taps.
Diego Oliveira defeats Kennedy Maciel via Submission – Z-lock
Jeremy Skinner v Gabriel Sousa
Skinner sits to guard but Sousa passes straight to north-south with explosive movement. Skinner gets back to guard and as soon as Sousa engages again, he manages to invert and lock up an armbar. It’s tight but Sousa escapes and gets right back to passing again. He starts looking for the north-south choke and he doesn’t manage to secure it but that allows him to get to side control regardless. Sousa then transitions to mount and starts isolating one of Skinner’s arms. He’s got control of Skinner’s head and arm for a moment but Skinner rips that arm free and recovers half-guard. Sousa is passing really heavily again but this time he pins Skinner’s hand to his chest and steps over into a mounted triangle choke instead. Skinner is defending by clasping his arms behind Sousa’s back but it only delays the inevitable and he ends up tapping.
Gabriel Sousa defeats Jeremy Skinner via Submission – Triangle choke
Josh Cisneros v Diogo Reis
Both men start quickly here and they’re working in the clinch. There’s some feinting at first but Reis shoots in on a single-leg and quickly attempts to transition to the back as they go off the mats. Reis is working hard from standing and he shoots in for a lovely double-leg to put Cisneros on his back. Cisneros wrestles up on a single-leg and he can’t finish it but he uses it to return to standing at least. They carry on battling in the clinch with Cisneros attempting a low single-leg, forcing Reis to concede bottom position just a few seconds before points are available. Reis almost gets in on a leg entanglement but can’t finish it, transitioning to the false reap as Cisneros escapes. Cisneros escapes once again and Reis wrestles up to standing shortly after. There’s a little more clinchwork but Reis lands a huge double-leg to put Cisneros onto his back and score two points. Reis breaks free of closed guard and stands to pass before Cisneros drags him into knee-shield. Reis starts working to pass but can’t secure position, with Cisneros managing to work his way back to his feet. He’s down on points now so Cisneros shoots in almost immediately. He doesn’t get it and stands back up, before shooting in without success again. There’s just a minute left now and Cisneros drops for an ankle-pick but he can’t get a good enough grip to do anything with it. Cisneroes gets in on a single-leg but Reis kicks out and counters with a shot of his own, driving him off the mats. They reset in the centre but there isn’t enough time left for Cisneros to score.
Diogo Reis defeats Josh Cisneros via Points – 2-0
Deigo Oliveira v Gabriel Sousa
Oliveira sits down and Sousa engages but almost gives up an armbar in the process. He defends quickly and stands to solve the issue, but Oliveira transitions to a leg attack as he does so, forcing him to roll in order to escape. Sousa gets back to passing but Oliveira is using a strong two-on-one grip to cause him a lot of trouble. Oliveira gets an underhook and starts to work on a shoulder-crunch but Sousa stands once again to take a lot of the pressure off his arm. Oliveira hangs on for a moment before dropping for the legs again but Sousa sees it coming this time and disengages. Sousa almost gets double unders and tries to pass to north-south but can’t finish it. There’s a lot more frantic action as Sousa attempts to pass but Oliveira’s guard is incredibly tricky. Oliveira attacks the ankle and as Sousa attempts to disengage, he starts to wrestle up but isn’t able to finish the transition. Sousa continues trying to pass and he has a renewed sense of urgency now Oliveira is shutting down everything and inverting every time he gets close. They continue in the same position with Sousa unable to pass and Oliveira unable to use his offense to full effect until the time runs out on the regulation period.
They start handfighting for position in the overtime round but neither man is able to get anything going for a while. Sousa shoots in and uses Oliveira’s reaction get around to his back. Oliveira scrambles free and accepts bottom position, with Sousa trying to pass from distance. They scramble off the mats as Oliveira defends the pass and the referee resets them in the centre. Sousa manages to secure a bodylock but there’s not enough time left for him to actually pass.
Gabriel Sousa defeats Diego Oliveira via Judge’s Decision
Josh Cisneros v Diego Oliveira
Oliveira sits to guard and when Cisneros engages he immediately starts going for the heelhook. Cisneros disengages to defend but drops back on to knee-cut passing again. Another leg attack forces Cisneros to disengage though. Oliveira is constantly attacking the legs and he’s getting closer each time, with Cisneros having to drop down and spin in order to escape. Oliveira starts working on a false reap entry but Cisneros is picking up the pace of his passing attempts in order to stop him. Cisneros tries to dive over his guard but Oliveira recovers and immediately goes back to looking for the false reap. Oliveira inverts once again as the points become available and he’s hugging the leg while he tries to secure the position. Cisneros escapes immediate danger but Oliveira has a tight grip around the ankle so he stands to retract his leg. Cisneros is pressuring well and he gets very close with a double under pass before Oliveira manages to recover once again. Oliveira shoots up for a triangle choke but Cisneros defends and he switches to a bear-trap instead. Oliveira uses it to come up on top and tries to maintain the position to score points but Cisneros scrambles back to his feet quickly. Cisneros tries to cartwheel past guard but Oliveira turns to face him. Oliveira catches an ankle grip and locks up 50/50, quickly rolling through to put Cisneros on his butt. Oliveira tries to use the position to come up on top and score points but Cisneros is attacking the legs himself to prevent him from doing so. Cisneros gets in on a heelhook and is wrenching it but Oliveira is staring blankly waiting for the regulation time to end.
They tie up in the clinch in the overtime round and Cisneros shoots in on the first clear opportunity he gets. He gets Oliveira down but chooses to chase the back instead of securing his points. Cisneros transitions to the crucific for a moment but Oliveira defends well and frees himself, turning to guard instead. Cisneros starts trying to pass from standing for a while but gets a penalty for passivity in doing so. He drops to his knees and almost pummells through to side control. Cisneros can’t get it so he tries to blast through with a knee-cut pass but Oliveira recovers closed guard instead. Cisneros stands and Oliveira starts using the matrix to take the back, with Cisneros trying for a toehold to stop him. He can’t get it and Oliveira keeps chasing back control until the time runs out.
Diego Oliveira defeats Joshua Cisneros via Penalties – 0-1
Diogo Reis v Gabriel Sousa
They start off at a really high pace with each man attempting a footsweep without success. They battle for head position with Sousa tending to come out on top, but he’s not able to do much with it. Reis starts pushing Sousa towards the edge of the mats and Sousa attempts an armdrag but can’t quite finish it. They reset in the centre and shortly after, Reis manages to hit an armdrag of his own. Sousa inverts and starts to attack one of Reis’ legs but Reis sits down to counter. While Reis is busy trying to control the ankle, Sousa exposes the heel and goes for the finish. Reis rolls and frees his knee-line, but this allows Sousa to come up on top. Reis inverts quickly and gets to 50/50, elevating Sousa when he tries to free his leg. He tries to come up on top but Sousa reacts and both men end up standing as they are reset in the centre. Reis tries a footsweep but almost gets hit with a counter-takedown by Sousa. Reis tries another armdrag but can’t get far with this one. Sousa tries an armdrag now but Reis hits a re-drag and is immediately behind Sousa. Reis start attempting to secure the back but Sousa stands and shakes him off. Reis is happy to stay seated and Sousa starts engaging, attempting to force a knee-cut pass. Sousa attempts to runaround to north-south once or twice as well but each time Reis inverts to prevent the pass. On one inversion he gets a good grip of a toehold and Sousa has to turn several times to work his foot free. Reis stands up and gets to work on passing from closed guard at first. Sousa opens up his guard just before points are available, but Reis sits back to attack a leg.
Sousa frees himself and both men are seated for a second, before they both stand up at the same time. Reis shoots in shortly after and gets double underhooks but can’t do anything with them before Sousa strips those grips. Reis hits another armdrag and he leaps on to Sousa’s back while he’s still standing. Reis uses the half-nelson to control his opponent, eventually securing back control and scoring his points before Sousa shakes him off. Reis stays on his back and Sousa starts trying to pass with a knee-cut again. Sousa sits to one hip facing Reis’ legs but he can’t finish this pass either so he retracts his feet and starts passing at a slight distance. Reis inverts to stop the pass once again, eventually finding his way to 50/50 and working to expose a heel. Reis has a great bite on the heel but Sousa turns to slip the heel and stands to free his leg entirely. Sousa re-engages and Reis inverts again, attacking the same leg. Sousa sits to the side and tries to expose Rios’ back but can’t get good enough sight of it before Rios gets flat to the mat again. Sousa attempts another back-take from top position but he isn’t able to solidify it then either. Reis can’t manage to elevate Sousa but he’s content to play off his back, knowing that he’s ahead on points as the match comes to an end.
Diogo Reis defeats Gabriel Sousa via Points 3-0.
Gold – Diogo Reis
Silver – Gabriel Sousa
Bronze – Diego Oliveira
Male Under 77kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
JT Torres v Kenta Iwamoto
Torres and Iwamoto are working in the clinch and Iwamoto is doing well to keep Torres on the back foot. Iwamoto shoots early and although Torres sprawls, he keeps forward pressure and finishes the takedown. Torres works hiws way back to the feet but Iwamoto gets in on a single-leg and puts him back down again. Torres is working hard to get back to his feet but Iwamoto looks very good on top and controls him there for several minutes. Just before the points are in play Torres manages to finally get back to his feet. Iwamoto shoots once again but Torres sprawls hard and starts trying to work to the back, although he’s unable to do so before Iwamoto fights his way up. There’s another shot by Iwamoto as he tries to score the first points of the match but Torres has a much better read on things now and sprawls once again. Neither man manages to score as the regulation period ends.
In overtime they’re both working hard and Iwamoto attempts another takedown. It fails and this time he ends up on his back but he’s quickly attacking the legs of Torres from 50/50. Iwamoto can’t get anything going as Torres stays heavy on top, getting the occasional look at Iwamoto’s back but neither man can score before the time runs out.
JT Torres defeats Kenta Iwamoto via Judge’s Decision
Tommy Langaker v PJ Barch
Langaker pulls guard early and Barch steps in to try and force half-guard. Barch sits back for a leg attack but can’t get anything going and resumes top position. Barch is trying to stay heavy but Langaker is working the false-reap to keep him busy. The pair spend the majority of the match in half-guard with Barch unable to finish passing, although he does manage to take hold of an underhook after a while to help him control Langaker. Langaker wrestles up all of a sudden and manages to get a front headlock but Barch disengages. Barch immediately shows his advantage in the standing phase and quickly takes Langaker’s back, getting both hooks in to score his points. The round ends with Barch in full control, even though he’s not able to secure the choke.
PJ Barch defeats Tommy Langaker via Points – 3-0
Kade Ruotolo v Lachlan Giles
Giles sits to guard immediately and Ruotolo starts trying to work his leg-pin passing but he’s not really able to get it to work. Giles starts attacking the leg but Ruotolo defends brilliantly and starts trying to pass to north-south. Giles attacks the legs yet again and gets a fair bit deeper this time around, although Ruotolo is just about managing to turn and free his knee-line. He can’t quite get all the way out so he sits to work free, eventually fighting clear. Ruotolo is having trouble fighting against Giles when he inverts and he can’t actually secure the pass without having his legs under threat. He’s preventing Ruotolo from controlling his hips brilliantly and gets another decent leg entry, but still can’t get deep enough before Ruotolo gets free. Ruotolo gets the closest to a pass he’s got so far and right as Giles attempts to invert and Ruotolo leaps into an armbar. He cranks on it incredibly quickly and gets the tap.
Kade Ruotolo defeats Lachlan Giles via Submission – Armbar
Roberto Jimenez v Andy Varela
Jimenez and Varela are working in the clinch, but Varela lands a huge takedown just off the mats. Jimenez finds himself in an omoplata and Varela slams him hard immediately. Jimenez works back to standing and they reset in the centre. After a few exchanges, Jimenez lands a takedown and gets to work passing. As soon as Varela tries to get back to his feet, Jimenez starts attacking the back. He gets both hooks in and switches to the body-triangle, starting to work his arm under Varela’s jaw. He locks up the choke and forces Varela to tap.
Roberto Jimenez defeats Andy Varela via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Dante Leon v Magid Hage
Hage sits to guard and scoots forward to Leon, starting off at a high pace. Leon dives to attack Hage’s back but Hage recovers and Leon resumes passing once he secures half-guard. Leon is pressuring hard and attempts to step over Hage’s head and attack the far-side armbar but can’t quite get it. Leon hits a lovely knee-slice pass and immediately transitions to the armbar, finishing the fight just seconds after he passes.
Dante Leon defeats Magid Hage via Submission – Armbar
William Tackett v Matheusz Szczecinski
Szczecinski sits immediately and starts attacking the legs as soon as Tackett engages. Tackett looks relatively safe but Sczecinski is relentless off his back and before you know it he’s got a much better grip on the ankle, forcing Tackett to tap.
Matheusz Szczecinski defeats William Tackett via Submission – Straight Ankle-lock
Mica Galvao v Oliver Taza
Taza starts attempting to work the snapdown but Galvao quickly transitions to his back, forcing Taza to react. Taza escapes but is controlled on his back by Galvao who gets to work passing with incredible pressure. Taza takes a while to fight his way free but he ends up creating enough space, with Galvao sitting down and beckoning Taza forward. Taza is swept but it’s just before points are in play. Taza wrestles back to his feet and the pair go out of bounds, but they’re reset to neutral in the centre. They continue battling for position on the feet with neither man able to establish a clear advantage. Galvao hits a takedown to score points and uses the bodylock to transition to the back to score another three, leading the match 5-0 as it ends.
Mica Galvao defeats Oliver Taza via Points – 5-0
Nicky Ryan v Renato Canuto
Ryan’s wrestling looks much improved and he gets to work with a hard snapdown early on. Ryan hits the takedown and starts chasing the back as they scramble out of bounds but they’re reset in the centre. Ryan has the bodylock but no hooks, with Canuto getting his back to the mat to protect it. Canuto wrestles back to standing and the pair engage in clinchwork on the feet for the next few minutes. Points are in play now but neither man is able to impose himself on the feet for a while. Canuto shoots in low and almost manages to finish it but Ryan sprawls hard and escapes. Canuto starts piling on the pressure now and kicks it into high gear on the feet, taking another shot that puts Ryan on his butt for a brief second. Ryan fights back up but it’s clear that Canuto is going to try everything to score before the round ends. There’s thirty seconds left Canuto gets another good shot to score, quickly taking the back and scoring another three points but the match ends before he can get the finish.
Renato Canuto defeats Nicky Ryan via Points – 5-0
JT Torres v PJ Barch
Torres and Barch are both strong on the feet and they’re content to stay there. They’re working in the clinch and neither man is able to really get a good opening. Torres shoots in but Barch sprawls immediately and shuts it down. Barch hits a little throw and shoots in as Torres stumbles, but they go out of bound while he’s got hold of a single-leg. They reset with the single-leg but Torres immediately stomps his leg to the mat. After a little more clinchwork Torres hits a perfect double-leg to land in closed guard but Barch scrambles back to his feet shortly afterward. Points are now available and both men look comfortable and loose on the feet. Barch lands a huge takedown that sees him straight to side control and he keeps Torres there long enough to score points. Torres works back to his feet but Barch is showing no signs of slowing and he’s maintaining forward pressure. Torres tries a duck-under and Barch attempts to take his back but is unsuccessful, with Torres latching onto an omoplata in the transition. Barch defends well though and escapes back to his feet. Torres shoots in for another takedown but can’t finish it and the pair continue battling in the clinch as the time runs out.
PJ Barch defeats JT Torres via Points – 4-0
Kade Ruotolo v Roberto Jimenez
Ruotolo and Jimenez are both working at a high pace immediately, pummelling for underhooks as quick as they can. Ruotolo attempts an Uchimata but gets countered with an excellent maneouvre by Jimenez, who lands on top. Ruotolo starts setting up a buggy choke and uses Jimenez’s defensive reaction to scramble to top position. As soon as he’s on top, he drops straight back for a heelhook and Jimenez is forced to tap.
Kade Ruotolo defeats Roberto Jimenez via Submission – Heelhook
Dante Leon v Matheusz Szczecinski
Szczecinski sits from close range and attacks Leon’s leg, forcing him to sit to defend. Leon escapes but is caught up in a leg entanglement once again and he has to back off in order to stay in the match. Szczecinski is content to play off his back and he inverts to attack the leg once again, but Leon is comfortable defending. Leon attempts to take Szczecinski’s back at one point but Szczecinski recovers and goes back to what he does best. Leon is working hard to finish the knee-cut pass as points become available but Szczecinski is showing that he has an incredibly difficult guard to pass. Leon accidentally pokes Szczecinski in the eye with a minute left but they reset after a quick break. Leon goes back to passing but can’t secure it as the time runs out on the regulation period.
In overtime Leon transitions to Szczecinski’s back in the very first wrestling exchange but Szczecinski is doing a fantastic job of denying the points. Leon gets a body-triangle but can’t get fully behind Szczecinski, he cranks on a choke over the jaw but isn’t able to finish it either. Szczecinski manages to stand and shake Leon off over the his head, diving on his back as soon as he hits the mat. Szczecinski can’t secure the back so attacks the legs again, but can’t get a good bite there either. They’re back to the same position they were in during the regulation time, with Leon working hard to pass and Szczecinski inverting and attacking the legs every time he gets close.
Dante Leon defeats Mateusz Szczecinski via Judge’s Decision
Mica Galvao v Renato Canuto
They clinch up and Galvao is trying to hit a footsweep early on. Galvao attempts a takedown but transitions immediately to attacking the back from standing when it fails. He slips off Canuto’s back and starts working from guard, quickly getting a deep bite on a heel. Galvao is cranking hard on the heelhook but Canuto slips his heel and frees his leg. Canuto starts a knee-cut pass but Galvao immediately counters with an armbar and forces him to tap.
Mica Galvao defeats Renato Canuto via Submission – Armbar
PJ Barch v Kade Ruotolo
Ruotolo comes out fast and almost gets an ankle-pick but Barch stands firm. Ruotolo attempts a single-leg but Barch defends comfortably once again. Barch doesn’t look overly concerned in the wrestling exchanges but Ruotolo’s quick movements are getting him closer in on Barch’s legs each time. Ruotolo lifts his hands to try and bait the shot but Barch doesn’t bite and continues to fight in the clinch instead. Barch gets an underhook and uses it to try to transition to the front-headlock, hitting a nice footsweep as he does so. Ruotolo bounces straight back up and rushes at Barch, driving him out of bounds and on to the floor outside the mats. The pair reset in the centre and Ruotolo attempts a heavy snapdown shortly after. Points are now available and they continue battling in the clinch, but Ruotolo snatches up a single-leg. He can’t finish it and lifts his arms up once again to try and bait Barch into shooting in for a takedown. Ruotolo shoots in for a double-leg but gets countered with an armbar attempt as he does so and he has to give up the takedown in order to escape. They get back to fighting in the clinch and Ruotolo is showing no signs of slowing down now but Barch shoots in on a single-leg now. He uses it to transition to the back and they’re reset in the centre of the mats with him in on the rear-bodylock. Barch attempts to take the back but Ruotolo sits out to defend, but can’t break the grip. Barch gets his first hook in while Ruotolo is standing and attempts to secure the second but can’t do so before Ruotolo defends and clears the hook. Ruotolo sits out and gets close on a single-leg of his own, but Barch sits out in return. As Barch does so, Ruotolo reacts immediately and transitions to an armbar. Barch starts to escape but Ruotolo prevents him from doing so and bridges in to force the finish.
Kade Ruotolo defeats PJ Barch via Submission – Armbar
Dante Leon v Mica Galvao
They start wrestling and Leon snatches a guillotine but Galvao defends and manages to secure top position in the scramble, quickly solidifying side control. Leon attempts to escape but gives up his back in the process and Galvao manages to trap an arm while he obtains control. Leon turns to escape and initiates a scramble, recovering half-guard as a result. Galvao is heavy on top and Leon is able to keep him at bay but he can’t get any real offense going for a while. He manages to scramble behind Galvao and almost gets to his back but Galvao defends, immediately resuming heavy top-pressure as the points become available. Galvao starts using a bodylock to try and pass but he’s unable to finish it, even if it does shut down any of Leon’s offense once again. Leon eventually manages to work his way back to his feet but it’s much too late and the regulation period ends.
Galvao shoots early and drives Leon off the mat but he can’t keep him down. They’re reset in the centre and Galvao shoots once again but this time Leon sprawls hard and he collects the front-headlock. Galvao continues driving regardless and manages to force Leon onto his back, staying heavy in closed guard in order to score two points. Leon manages to invert and threatens Galvao’s legs, wrestling up to standing when he defends. Leon quickly gets in on Galvao’s hips and manages to land a takedown, with Galvao turtling to prevent the score. Leon almost manages to take Galvao’s back but he has to settle for the takedown points instead. Leon settles in to his opponent’s closed guard as the match draws to an end, but the two points he scored are removed from the board. Leon notices and immediately complains, but the match has already finished. The judge’s have apparently reviewed the footage and decided that the takedown did not score points as Galvao was turtled for too long, and he wins on points as a result.
Mica Galvao defeats Dante Leon via Points – 2-0
PJ Barch v Dante Leon
Dante Leon sits to guard as the match starts and Barch starts driving forward with a knee-cut pass. Leon manages to get in on a waiter sweep but Barch stays heavy and doesn’t give it up. Barch gets close to passing but Leon wrestles up on a single-leg and manages to off-balance Barch for a moment. Barch recovers and frees his leg, so Leon sits to guard once again. Barch wastes no time in dropping down to secure a bodylock, forcing his way to half-guard shortly after. Leon manages to create space and rolls underneath Barch to get hold of an ankle, but Barch frees his leg quickly as they’re reset in the centre. Barch gets back to his knee-cut pass and he works his way through to half-guard but Leon inverts again to get a grip on the ankle as points become available. Barch frees himself once more and almost drops into mount but Leon recovers quickly. Leon tries to invert again but isn’t able to get all the way, switching to deep half-guard when he recognises the opportunity. Barch stays heavy and he’s having difficulty at first, but he manages to shut down the sweep attempt. He goes back to passing but Leon gets a good grip on his arm and swings his leg over the head for an armbar. Barch is defending well and trying to stack Leon but Leon manages to roll him onto his back and extend his hip to force the tap.
Dante Leon defeats PJ Barch via Submission – Armbar
Kade Ruotolo v Mica Galvao
Both men come out quickly and Ruotolo reaches for an ankle-pick but can’t quite catch it. Galvao attempts a footsweep and drives Ruotolo out of bounds while he’s trying to capitalise on the stumble. Galvao reaches for a single-leg and uses it to get an underhook but Ruotolo is trying to counter with a throw. Galvao turns out but Ruotolo reacts quickly and secures top position. Galvao inverts and almost manages to expose Ruotolo’s back, but he recovers and stays heavy on top to slow him down. Galvao is creating space and he looks to stand but Ruotolo dives back on him and doesn’t let him up. Ruotolo stands and tries to pass once again, getting close to side control but Galvao gets a grip on the leg and inverts. He uses the threat of the heelhook to start wrestling up again but Ruotolo counters with another throw and puts Galvao to his back once again. Galvao collects double underhooks from closed guard and Ruotolo stands up to try to shake him off. Galvao drops and underhooks a leg, inverting again and getting in to 50/50. Ruotolo is defending his leg but is conscious of not giving up his back in doing so, switching brilliantly between keeping either one safe. Galvao gets to the false reap and manages to transition to a calf-slicer. Ruotolo locks up a heelhook on Galvao’s outside leg and starts pulling on it, he can’t finish it but it causes enough of a reaction for him to free his own leg. Galvao gets under the leg again but Ruotolo counters with an estima lock and forces him to give up the attack. Galvao goes straight back to attacking the leg, forcing Ruotolo to back-step as he goes belly-down on a straight ankle-lock. The pair are reset in the centre and Ruotolo starts working his passing game as points come in to play.
Ruotolo attempts to knee-cut pass on a few occasions but he can’t actually finish it in the first minute or so. Galvao tries to get to the false reap again, transitioning to the bear-trap shortly afterward. He leaves his leg out and Ruotolo latches on to a heelhook, cranking hard and forcing Galvao to tap immediately.
Kade Ruotolo defeats Mica Galvao via Submission – Heelhook
Gold – Kade Ruotolo
Silver – Mica Galvao
Bronze – Dante Leon
Male Under 88kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Matheus Diniz v Roberto Dib Frias
The pair start wrestling on the feet for the first two minutes but Diniz hits a quick takedown after he establishes his rhythm on the feet. Dib Frias gets a tight shoulder-crunch going and is cranking hard on Diniz’s elbow but he pulls it free and starts working to half-guard. Diniz secures half-guard and is showing devastating top pressure for a while but Dib Frias attempts a kimura, using it to fight his way back to his feet. Dib Frias attempts a takedown but he gets countered pretty quickly and Diniz spins to his back, immediately looking to sink in the choke. Dib Frias manages to free himself and works back to his feet with just two minutes left. Dib Frias reaches for a leg but almost gets his back taken once again for his troubles. With just a few seconds left Diniz pushes the pace and scores the only points of the match, taking down Dib Frias and taking his back.
Matheus Diniz defeats Roberto Dib Frias via Points – 3-0
Giancarlo Bodoni v Isaque Bahiense
They’re exchanging collar-ties for the first minute with both men appearing pretty evenly-matched on the feet. Bodoni sits to guard and immediately starts attacking the legs, but Bahiense is defending well. Bodoni reaps the knee hard and gets a bite on the heel but Bahiense is countering with a toehold attempt of his own. Bodoni doesn’t look troubled by the attack and continues attacking the legs, but Bahiense is able to escape. Bahiense resumes passing and gets close with a knee-slice but Bodoni sweeps him, with Bahiense turtling to prevent being scored on. Bodoni works to take the back and score his first points, but Bahiense escapes for a moment. It isn’t long though as Bodoni retakes the back and finishes the match with both hooks in and attacking the choke.
Giancarlo Bodoni defeats Isaque Bahiense via Points – 6-0
Xande Ribeiro v Eoghan O’Flanagan
O’Flanagan sits to guard immediately but Ribeiro starts trying to pass straight to north-south. While he’s trying to pass he gets caught in an incredibly quick armbar attempt from O’Flanagan and he looks as if he’s in a lot of pain. He manages to defend and escape but that must have hurt. Ribeiro is immediately a lot more cautious when passing and settles to his knees to get back to work. O’Flanagan attempts a false reap and wrestles up shortly after, but Ribeiro is happy to play guard instead. O’Flanagan sits back for a heelhook but isn’t able to finish it and gives up top position to Ribeiro as a result. As points come into play, Ribeiro gets to half-guard and almost manages to secure a pass using the underhook. O’Flanagan attempts another leg entry and can’t get in on it, but he at least gets back to standing. As soon as he has done so, he sits straight back down and invites Ribeiro to pass. Ribeiro starts to do so but O’Flanagan gets a good reap and catches the heel, forcing Ribeiro to roll in order to free himself. Ribeiro keeps trying to pass and gets good chest-to-chest connection but O’Flanagan is inverting every time to make him think twice. The regulation time runs out with neither man scoring.
They both wrestle for the first time in the overtime round, with O’Flanagan attempting some footsweeps. Ribeiro attempts a double-leg but O’Flanagan stays heavy and immediately starts working to take the back. The pair scramble off the mats as O’Flanagan scores the first points of the match by getting both hooks in. Ribeiro gets free and the referee resets them in the centre, with Ribeiro solidifying his escape and getting to top position. O’Flanagan is still hunting the legs off his back and Ribeiro is significantly more cautious. Ribeiro attemps a leg attack of his own but almost gives up his back in the process, as he returns to standing he’s trying for several unorthodox guard-passes but the time runs out.
Eoghan O’Flanagan defeats Xande Ribeiro via Points – 3-0
Mason Fowler v Alexandre De Jesus
Fowler clearly wants to get a hold of De Jesus but he’s showing great distance management to keep him at bay for a while. Fowler pulls guard from close-range and brings De Jesus down with him. De Jesus is trying to pass but Fowler wrestles back to his feet and the pair start working in the clinch again. Fowler gets a front headlock and immediately rolls backward to throw De Jesus over his head. He has to disengage but stays on top for a moment before snatching a heel and sitting back to finish, but De Jesus manages to roll free. Fowler catches an arm-in guillotine off a scramble and wraps his legs around De Jesus to squeeze and finish.
Mason Fowler defeats Alexandre De Jesus via Submission – Arm-in Guillotine
Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa v Santeri Illius
The pair wrestle and Hulk locks onto an armbar in the scramble but when Ilius lifts him to slam, he immediately lets go and they return to standing. They exchange heavy collar-ties now and Hulk gets close on the occasional shot, but isn’t able to bring the fight to the ground for a while. Right before points are in play, Hulk hits a lovely armdrag to set up a clean double-leg takedown. Hulk gets to work on a bodylock pass but he isn’t able to finish it. Ilius rolls through to attack a leg but Hulk quickly counters to take his back and attacks the choke with a single hook in. Hulk doesn’t have a clean choke but he’s cranking hard on the jaw to try and finish before getting his second hook in and scoring points.
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa defeats Santeri Ilius via Points – 3-0
Josh Hinger v Tye Ruotolo
The teammates are wrestling from standing and Hinger gets a little look at a guillotine attempt but it doesn’t go anywhere. Ruotolo seems much more relaxed and is pulling at Hinger to try and get a reaction, attempting a footsweep in the process. Ruotolo attempts a rolling kimura from the feet out of nowhere and Hinger has to go to his back to defend it. Ruotolo starts using his signature leg-pin passing system but can’t quite finish it against Hinger. Ruotolo pressures down on Hinger’s half-guard and locks up a guillotine, wrenching on it for the finish but can’t connect his hands. Hinger manages to get to 50/50 but it allows Ruotolo to transition to the back and get one hook in. He almost manages to secure it but Hinger works free and gets back to his feet. There’s a crazy scramble between the two training partners but it’s Hinger who manages to stay on top. Ruotolo starts reaching for the legs and Ruotolo fights his way on top but he can’t score any points before the time runs out on the regulation period
Ruotolo hits a takedown but doesn’t score as Hinger attempts an arm-crunch from guard. He tries to switch to an omoplata and back to a triangle choke when that fails. Ruotolo counters with a kneebar attempt and can’t get it but it allows him to register his two points. Hinger counters with a back-take and gets both hooks in to bring the match to 3-2. He switches to the body triangle and starts working under the chin. Hinger is close with the rear-naked choke and although he can’t finish it, he’s able to control Ruotolo for much of the rest of the fight. Ruotolo escapes and latches on to a D’arce choke out of nowhere but he can’t finish it as the time runs out.
Josh Hinger defeats Tye Ruotolo via Points – 3-2
Vagner Rocha v Izaak Michell
Rocha comes out to cheers and the pair start wrestling with aggression from the start. Michell almost manages to take his back during a scramble early on but can’t quite control Rocha and ends up being shaken off. The pair both stand up and continue battling it out with Rocha pushing hard on Michell’s neck a few times as the first five minutes comes to an end. The match immediately kicks into high gear and Rocha is scrambling for top position, while Michell repeatedly attempts to take his back. The pair are non-stop now but after some frantic action Michell manages to control Rocha and work to pass his half-guard. Michell is using a half nelson to try and secure back control but Rocha is defending the second hook very well. Rocha escapes to top position as they roll off the mat and are reset in the centre with him standing, and Michell on his back. Michell wrestles up and the round ends with both men fighting on the feet.
Overtime starts and both men are back to the high pace they finished at, with Rocha almost managing to catch Michell’s back in a scramble early on. He gets a seatbelt grip and is using it to wear Michell down but he isn’t able to get either hook in before Michell traps a leg and starts forcing him on to his back. Rocha stays heaving and uses his grips to maintain top position, with Michell turtling now. Michell wrestles back to standing before Rocha can score any points and both men are visibly exhausted from the fast pace of the match. Michell has one last desperation shot but he can’t land it and the time runs out on an incredibly close match.
Vagner Rocha defeats Izaak Michell by Judge’s Decision
Pedro Marinho v Jay Rodriguez
The pair engage on the feet and Rodriguez is looking very strong in the clinch. Marinho gets the front headlock and attempts to pull guard but Rodriguez gets free, with Marinho returning to standing. Rodriguez lands the takedown and secures a bodylock grip but Marinho is framing hard to prevent him from using it effectively. He manages to work his way free as they leave the mats and are reset standing in the centre. They continue wrestling and Rodriguez gets a hint of Marinho’s back in a scramble but in going for it, ends up giving up top position himself. He’s using the knee-shield to keep Marinho at bay but can’t get any real threats of a sweep going. Marinho manages to secure the pass and score but Rodriguez wrestles back up to his feet. He lands a quick takedown and brings the score to 3-2, working incredibly hard to pass and win the fight. The time runs out with his one foot trapped in half-guard and Marinho wins the match.
Pedro Marinho defeats Jay Rodriguez via Points – 3-2
Matheus Diniz v Giancarlo Bodoni
Diniz and Bodoni start off at a fast pace with Bodoni appearing to be the stronger man in the clinch. He hits an armdrag that puts Diniz on his back and stays tight to Diniz once he lands the takedown. Diniz is working from half-guard and manages to get underneath Bodoni but can’t complete the sweep, with Bodoni dropping his weight back on top of him. Bodoni stands and starts working his way around before getting caught up in half-guard once again. Bodoni grinds through Diniz’s guard and gets to side control for a moment but Diniz hits a lovely reversal to take top position. Bodoni gets back to his feet with Diniz holding onto a single-leg, but he gets his leg free and lands a perfectly-timed footsweep. Bodoni takes top position and secures a bodylock to start fighting through half guard once again. Points become available while Bodoni is trying to pass but Diniz gets very close to hitting a sweep from deep half-guard. Bodoni counters the sweep by sinking into mount but Diniz reacts quickly and traps an ankle to deny points. Diniz sweeps his opponent but can’t hold Bodoni down and immediately starts working for a takedown when he stands. He attempts an armdrag, followed by a double-leg that almost lands. Bodoni exposes his back while defending the double-leg and Diniz gets one hook in while standing. Bodoni scrambles free and the referee reset them in the centre, but Diniz appears to be complaining about Bodoni continuing when the referee called them to stop. They’re reset and Bodoni immediately hits a takedown to land in side control and score. Bodoni goes for an armbar and as Diniz defends, he transitions t the triangle choke and squeezes for the finish.
Giancarlo Bodoni defeats Matheus Diniz via Submission – Triangle Choke
Eoghan O’Flanagan v Mason Fowler
O’Flanagan sits to guard and almost gets an entry to the legs as soon as Fowler engages. Fowler goes to his knees to pass and is lightning-quick as he almost gets all the way round to north-south. O’Flanagan defends and gets hold of an ankle but can’t do anything with it. Fowler is a little rough with O’Flanagan and kicks him in the shin while he’s trying to pass, with the referee immediately pausing the action. He looks incredibly apologetic and O’Flanagan is smiling so it seems like no harm is done, but the referee applies a penalty point regardless. O’Flanagan grabs his shin and pretends to be in pain, mocking the scenario. The action continues and the pace has definitely picked up with Fowler trying to pass relentlessly. During a scramble O’Flanagan manages to catch Fowler unawares and locks in a tight heelhook in a split-second.
Eoghan O’Flanagan defeats Mason Fowler via Submission – Heelhook
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa v Josh Hinger
It’s another battle between ATOS teammates at 88kg and neither one is willing to concede the takedown. It’s a tough battle in the clinch but the referee is calling for action as neither man is committing too much. There’s very little offense in the first few minutes but Hulk gets close on a footsweep shortly before points are available. Hulk gets in on a single-leg and he lands it just as they’re going out of bounds. They’re reset in the centre and Hulk uses the bodylock to maintain side control. Hinger does re-guard but isn’t able to hold Hulk for very long and he gets his guard passed shortly afterward to concede more points. Hulk transitions to mount and starts working to isolate an arm.
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa defeats Josh Hinger via Points – 7-0
Vagner Rocha v Pedro Marinho
Rocha comes out with his signature aggressive style and Marinho responds in kind. Both men are throwing collar-ties that are heavy enough to cause the referee to give them a warning. After the warning they ease off a little, but they’re still both pretty aggressive. Marinho shoots in just after points are available but Rocha keeps him at bay with a hand on the face. Marinho gets close on a shot and drives Rocha off the mat but he loses his footing and can’t finish it. Rocha shoots in for a takedown and Marinho latches on to a guillotine as they go out of bounds once again, but they’re not stopping this time. Marinho scrambles and goes for a takedown of his own several feet off the mats, even scrambling for position through chairs on the sidelines and latching on to another guillotine. In the end neither man is able to score and they’re reset in the centre with a minute and a half left. They scramble off the mat once again and the referee is a little quicker to reset them this time. Neither man is able to make anything happen as the regulation period ends.
It’s more of the same in the overtime round as both men are aggressive in the clinch and handfighting furiously, but there’s not a lot of opportunity for either man to land a takedown. Marinho manages to get in on a single-leg with just thirty seconds left and he lifts Rocha’s ankle high but he can’t finish it.
Vagner Rocha defeats Pedro Marinho via Judge’s Decision
Giancarlo Bodoni v Eoghan O’Flanagan
O’Flanagan sits to guard and starts working on the false reap but Bodoni defends well. Bodoni starts using heavy top pressure to try and pass but O’Flanagan inverts and starts reaping Bodoni’s knee hard. Bodoni drops down to escape and eventually manages to work his leg free. Bodoni starts pressuring again but O’Flanagan inverts to prevent the pass and gets another entry to a leg entanglement. Bodoni counters with an estima lock out of nowhere and manages to submit O’Flanagan quickly.
Giancarlo Bodoni defeats Eoghan O’Flanagan via Submission – Estima Lock
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa v Vagner Rocha
Both men clinch up and start handfighting immediately. Rocha is able to defend shots well at first but one lands and Hulk is able to take control in top position. Rocha prevents the pass and creates space but he hits Hulk with an up-kick as he drops back down. He gets under Hulk’s leg and starts to elevate him but another up-kick lands when Hulk returns to passing. Diniz starts smothering Rocha from top half-guard, but Rocha eventually manages to get back to closed guard. Diniz is smothering him again and this time it forces a reaction that allows him to get to half-guard. He works from there for a while until points are available and Diniz is able to get fully past Rocha’s guard with a quick bodylock pass, but Rocha turtles to prevent points being scored. Diniz gets one hook in and tries to take his back but Rocha is doing an excellent job of denying the second hook as he starts to stand up with Diniz clinging on to him. He can’t shake Diniz free and the pair alternate between Rocha standing to escape and Diniz dragging him back down to the mat a few times. Rocha finally manages to shake Diniz off him and he takes top position when Diniz lands on his back. The regulation period ends with Rocha frantically attempting to pass.
They get back to handfighting like they were at the beginning of the match with Rocha attempting to push the pace. He’s being incredibly aggressive in forcing Hulk off the mat and Hulk looks visibly tired now when the referee resets them in the centre. Hulk shoots in but it’s pretty slow and Rocha sprawls in plenty of time. They resume handfighting and Rocha attempts to use a two-on-one grip to yank Diniz down, driving him off the mats once again when he’s unable to do so. Hulk attempts an armdrag but slips straight off in the process. He shoots in and manages to get on to a single-leg but Rocha uses a kimura-grip to counter and send Hulk to the mat. Hulk wrestles back to standing but Rocha accidentally catches him with an eyepoke during the scramble. He’s given some time to recover and they reset, with Rocha shooting in and driving him off the mats when they do. They reset once again and Rocha shoots in for another takedown, driving Hulk even further off the mats and in to the scoreboard. Hulk turtles to defend and Rocha gets a hook in, but the referee chooses to reset them in the centre at this point. Rocha is working hard to get his second hook but the time runs out before he can do so.
Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa defeats Vagner Rocha via Judge’s Decision
Eoghan O’Flanagan v Vagner Rocha
O’Flanagan sits to guard straight away and he inverts early but isn’t able to get a good enough entry to trouble Rocha much. Rocha sits down heavily and is denying the grips that O’Flanagan wants, but he manages to elevate him briefly anyway. Rocha starts pulling on the back of O’Flanagan’s head in order to shut down the inversion but he manages to get in on a leg entanglement regardless, attacking a kneebar straight away. Rocha defends and O’Flanagan transitions to a heelhook but manages to escape that as well. Rocha smiles and says something to O’Flanagan as he engages with his guard once again. He goes back to pulling on O’Flanagan’s neck to prevent the invert as he switches to passing on the other side. Rocha stays heavy and is winning the gripfight here as points become available. Rocha stands up and attempts to leap over to the other side of O’Flanagan, but he tracks him and manages to face him just in time to prevent the pass. O’Flanagan gets a deep de la riva hook and uses it to start setting up the false reap but Rocha backs away to prevent it. Rocha starts to pass again and quickly dives on O’Flanagan’s taped-up ankle, getting a nice toehold and forcing the tap.
Vagner Rocha defeats Eoghan O’Flanagan via Submission – Toehold
Giancarlo Bodoni v Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa
The two men are handfighting furiously, working hard to get the grips they want. They exchange collar-ties and Hulk shoots in but can’t finish the takedown as Bodoni gets the front-headlock. Hulk escapes and re-shoots, securing the takedown this time around. Hulk is pressuring in to Bodoni’s guard and tries to backstep but doesn’t quite make it, switching over to pass to the other side instead. Bodoni uses a butterfly hook to elevate Hulk briefly but he just switches back over to the original side in order to deal with it. Hulk works to the headquarters position and Bodoni tries to create some space, but Hulk dives on to Bodoni’s back in the blink of an eye. Bodoni gets his back to the mat and Hulk tries to stay tight in side control, eventually getting a head and arm choke as Bodoni traps an ankle. Hulk is squeezing now and trying to get the right position to finish. Bodoni turns to his front and shrugs Hulk over the top of him as he tries to take his back, returning to standing as a result. Bodoni shoots in quickly as Hulk approaches him but the pair go off the mats when Hulk sprawls and they reset in the centre. They battle in the clinch for a little while until Bodoni sees another opportunity for a double-leg. He hits it well and Hulk gets his legs around into closed guard. Bodoni stands to break free and moves to headquarters in order to pass, but Hulk wrestles up almost immediately and returns to standing shortly before points come into play.
Hulk shoots in and Bodoni sprawls hard with both arms around Hulk’s waist. Hulk stands and tries to secure double underhooks but Bodoni counters and hits a lovely throw. Hulk posts on his head and uses that to create a scramble and get back to his feet before he concedes points. Hulk shoots again but Bodoni drives him back to the ground. Hulk turtles to prevent points but gives up his back in the process, with Bodoni locking up the body-triangle to score three points. Bodoni is bringing Hulk’s arms up high above his head to control him while he works for the choke. Bodoni switches the side that his body-triangle is on and snakes his arm under the neck at the same time. finishing the rear-naked choke.
Giancarlo Bodoni defeats Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Gold – Giancarlo Bodoni
Silver – Lucas ‘Hulk’ Barbosa
Bronze – Vagner Rocha
Male Under 99kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Kaynan Duarte v Owen Livesey
Duarte and Livesey start wrestling but Duarte sits to guard pretty quickly. He works his way back to his feet but Livesey is solid and he doesn’t give anything up. Duarte snatches the front headlock for a moment but can’t do anything from there as they return to circling one another. Duarte sits to guard again after a brief scramble and the pair work from there. Livesey is using a tight bodylock to make sure that Duarte can’t do much off his back but he can’t really work the pass either. Duarte hits a beautiful sweep with just three minutes left and scores the first points of the match. Duarte works to pass and manages to secure position to lead the match 5-0 before Livesey works his way back to guard. From there, Duarte passes once again with a minute left and leads the match with a comfortable margin. Livesey works back to half-guard and is attacking sweeps but can’t get anything done as the time runs out.
Kaynan Duarte defeats Owen Livesey via Points – 8-0
Patrick Gaudio v Elder Cruz
Gaudio pulls guard and there’s a brief burst of action, but the pair settle down with Cruz forcing him to half-guard. Gaudio attempts a sweep but can’t finish it and Cruz disengages as a result. He starts to pass from a distance but Gaudio inverts now to prevent it. Cruz engages a little more and pressures his way into half-guard. Whenever Cruz gets close to finishing the pass, he’s under threat of a sweep or leglock and is forced to allow Gaudio space in order to recover. Cruz tries to go all the way round to north-south at one point but Gaudio works his way back to standing with just a minute left and no points on the board for either man. The regulation time ends at 0-0.
In the overtime round Gaudio shoots for a single but cannot finish it, and both men are wrestling for collar-ties now. There’s brief moments of action but still no points scored as the overtime round is halfway through. Cruz gets in on a single with a minute left but is unable to finish it, and both men are getting desperate for points with just thirty seconds left now. Repeated shots and footsweeps from both sides but nothing lands and the match goes to the judges.
Elder Cruz defeats Patrick Gaudio via Judge’s Decision.
Rafael Lovato Jr. v Perttu Tepponen
Both men are battling it out in the clinch and handfighting, with plenty of aggression from both sides. Lovato Jr is controlling the tempo very well and he’s driving the action at a pace that Tepponen doesn’t seem too comfortable with. He goes for a single-leg at one point but Tepponen defends by securing a headlock as they go out of bounds. Lovato Jr pulls guard soon after the reset and although Tepponen is attempting to pass, his knee-shield is working wonders to stop him. Tepponen frees himself and stands, before re-engaging as points come into play. Lovato Jr is working from reverse de la riva and attempts a waiter sweep but Tepponen counters beautifully and almost takes the back, but Lovato Jr recovers guard before any points are scored. Lovato Jr almost manages to take the back from reverse de la riva but Tepponen is balancing very well and floats on top. In the end it’s X-guard that works for Lovato Jr and he hits a sweep from there to take top position. No points are scored though as Tepponen turtles and defends from there first for a few seconds, before Gaudio breaks him down to his back. Tepponen gets to butterfly guard but Lovato Jr gets to work passing straight away. Tepponen turtles and Lovato Jr is chasing the back with thirty seconds left, but he can’t get his hooks in before the time runs out.
The overtime period starts and Tepponen incurs a penalty point in the first thirty seconds, putting him on the back foot immediately. Lovato Jr lands a takedown shortly after and gets close to Tepponen’s back so he locks up a choke that troubles Tepponen, but he handfights his way free. Lovato Jr gets both hooks in and goes back to attacking the choke, locking it up quickly and forcing the tap.
Rafael Lovato Jr defeats Perttu Tepponen via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Vinicius “Trator” Ferreira v Paul Ardila
In a shocking move, the wrestler Ardila chooses to sit to guard. Trator is alternating between passing on his feet and dropping to his knees but isn’t able to fully commit to either one with Ardila trying to work the false-reap. Ardila works his way to standing and immediately Trator chooses to sit instead, shooting for a bodylock and driving Ardila back to come up on top. Trator tries secure the bodylock fully but can’t quite do so and is forced back by Ardila, choosing to take a seat as Ardila comes up to his knees. Ardila can’t pass from here so he chooses to stand just as points come in to play. Trator gets a good bite on an armdrag from the seated position but Ardila reacts well and he can’t finish it. Ardila is wise to that now so Trator attempts a double-leg from the seated position but can’t quite hit that either. Ardila engages and Trator gets a full reap to attack the legs, but Ardila defends well. As Trator senses difficulty he starts chasing the back instead but cannot score points as the regulation time period ends and they enter overtime.
Trator shoots in and Ardila sprawls very heavily, negating the attempt and forcing him back to his feet brilliantly. Ardila gets a nice single-leg and lifts his opponent but isn’t able to secure the takedown and score. He’s racked up two penalty points during the overtime round and Trator is content to see the time out as a result. Ardila lands a nice footsweep and tries to capitalise but Trator wrestles up and holds on to the front headlock. Ardila escapes but with minimal time left and those penalty points come back to hurt him.
Vinicius ‘Trator’ Ferreira defeats Paul Ardila via Penalties – 0-2
Craig Jones v Joao Costa
Jones pulls guard as soon as the fight starts and immediately locks in a violin armbar when Costa engages, forcing the tap in under twenty seconds.
Craig Jones defeats Joao Costa via Submission – Armbar
Devhonte Johnson v Kyle Boehm
Boehm sits to guard as soon as the round starts but Johnson is pushing the pace immediately with frantic passing attempts. Johnson alternates between standing passing from a distance and kneeling from close-range but Boehm has an incredibly tricky guard and he is constantly pummelling his feet in to reguard. The match stays like this for the first five minutes as they enter the point-scoring period. Johnson attempts to force half-guard but doesn’t get much success here either. There’s a scramble in the dying seconds of the regulation period as both men go for the legs but neither one can get anything going.
They’re wrestling for the first time in the overtime period and both men are heavy in the clinch but at a pretty slow pace. Johnson gets a penalty point and decides to push the action by reaching for a leg, but can’t secure anything. Boehm gets a penalty point now and Johnson reaches for a leg once again in the dying seconds but the match ends with both men even.
Kyle Boehm defeats Devhonte Johnson by Judge’s Decision
Yuri Simoes v Luke Griffith
Simoes looks incredibly pumped up and he comes out hard against Griffith. The pair are wrestling at a high pace and Simoes hits a quick takedown to take top position. Griffith is working to unsettle Simoes but almost gets his back taken as a result. He scrambles free and gets to top position, quickly working to pass and almost catching the crucifix in the process. Simoes escapes comfortably and fights his way back to his feet, where the pair start fighting in the clinch as points come into play. They wrestle for the final five minutes but neither man is able to score and they enter the overtime round.
They fight from the clinch in the overtime round but the pace has slowed noticeably now and the time ticks over with neither man landing a takedown. With a minute left Simoes gets a bodylock and attempts to drag Griffith to the ground but he’s not able to score points before Griffith regains his footing.
Yuri Simoes defeats Luke Griffith via Judge’s Decision
Nicholas Meregali v Henrique Ceconi
Meregali comes out to cheers and he’s happy to stand with Ceconi to begin with. Ceconihits a perfect armdrag and takes Meregali’s back in the blink of an eye. He lifts Meregali high and slams him to the mat, getting his first hook in. Meregali scrambles free and works back to his feet but that was an incredibly good opening move. Ceconi attempts another takedown but he isn’t able to finish it and ends up on the bottom, wrapping his legs around in full guard. Ceconi attacks a leg but Meregali rolls through and tries to take the back. He fails and stands as Ceconi is attacking the legs again, but he disengages this time and Ceconi stands up. The pair are wrestling on the feet and Meregali almost takes his back but Ceconi shows fantastic wrestling once again, returning to his feet and immediately pushing the pace. Meregali is attempting footsweeps but Ceconi attempts a duck-under as he pressures forward. It fails and they continue wrestling but as Ceconi attempts a fireman’s carry he gets his arm caught in the process. Meregali latches on to the kimura and finishes it in lightning speed.
Nicholas Meregali defeats Henrique Ceconi via Submission – Kimura
Kaynan Duarte v Elder Cruz
Duarte attempts a throw-by and trip combination early on but doesn’t get it, going for a blast double-leg shortly after. The double-leg lands but Cruz wrestles back to his feet immediately, only for Duarte to sit to guard once he does so. Cruz engages on his knees and Duarte is using the knee-shield to neutralize most of his passing attempts. Once Duarte gets some space he stands once again and he’s looking really comfortable in the wrestling exchanges. He sits to guard once again shortly before the points are in play and Cruz starts working like crazy to pass the guard. Cruz gets the underhook and is close to passing but Duarte stands to prevent it. Cruz almost hits a duck-under but Duarte latches on to the front headlock in order to prevent, quickly spinning to the back when he has the chance. Duarte gets his first hook in and transitions to the body-triangle to score the first points of the match. Cruz frees himself and then hits a sweep to bring himself within touching distance but got less than a minute to make up a three-point defecit. Duarte wrestles back to standing and attempts to take Cruz’s back in a scramble shortly after. Cruz gets his back to the mat to defend but there’s not enough time left for him to make any offensive moves.
Kaynan Duarte defeats Elder Cruz via Points – 5-2
Rafael Lovato Jr v Vinicius ‘Trator’ Ferreira
Trator sits to guard as soon as the match starts and Lovato Jr attempts to blast into a knee-cut pass. He’s not able to finish it and Trator starts to wrestle up but decides against it when Lovato disengages. After a minute or so of pressure-passing, Trator hits a slick sweep and comes up on top. Trator is trying to pass but Lovato’s knee-shield is excellent and he eventually uses it to sweep to top position himself. Points are now available and Trator fights his way back to standing before quickly transitioning to Lovaro Jr’s back. He tries to drag Lovato Jr to the mat and although he succeeds, he loses top position in doing so. Lovato Jr is staying heavy and gets to half-guard but Trator turns to turtle to prevent the full pass. As Lovato Jr uses head and arm control to drive him over and pass, Trator quickly spins out and around to Lovato Jr’s back. Lovato Jr stands and manages to get back to face Trator, hitting a quick takedown in the transition and scoring two points. With just thirty seconds left, Lovato Jr maintains top position to get the win.
Rafael Lovato Jr defeats Vinicius ‘Trator’ Ferreira via Points – 2-0
Craig Jones v Kyle Boehm
Boehm sits down and Jones steps in to pass straight away. Jones is heavy on top and he’s stifling a lot of what Boehm is trying to do. Boehm gets one leg entry, but it doesn’t trouble Jones too much as he escapes. Jones hits a beautiful pass and gets to mount but Boehm manages to create enough space to get back to guard. Boehm wrestles back up to standing just before points are available but Jones is really aggressive in the clinch. Jones is controlling the pace on the feet as they are enter the point-scoring period. Boehm shoots in for a double-leg and he manages to land it but Jones latches on to a guillotine in the process, forcing Boehm to tap.
Craig Jones defeats Kyle Boehm via Submission – Arm-in Guillotine
Yuri Simoes v Nicholas Meregali
Simoes and Meregali are both being rough in the clinch and exchanging heavy collar-ties from the start. It’s a gruelling battle on the feet for the first few minutes as neither man is willing to go to the ground and Meregali almost hits a trip just before points are available. With a few seconds left before points are being scored, Meregali sits to guard and encourages Simoes to engage. Simoes is passing from his knees and Meregali starts using the knee-shield, but he’s being neutralized pretty well by a leg-lace. Simoes is putting a great pace on Meregali and really testing his guard to the limit. The regulation period ends with Simoes unable to pass and Meregali unable to sweep or submit from his back. Neither man has scored so they go to overtime.
The two men are back to the grinding clinch battle that they started with and neither one is able to land a takedown. Simoes gets close on a double-leg right at the end but there was very little to separate the two men in the end.
Nicholas Meregali defeats Yuri Simoes via Judge’s Decision
Kaynan Duarte v Rafael Lovato Jr
Both men clinch up and Duarte hits a lovely little footsweep early on but doesn’t follow Lovato Jr to the ground. Soon after he hits a blast double-leg and starts working to pass Lovato Jr’s knee-shield. Both men are taking their time from here as they battle for grips in half-guard. Lovato Jr throws his outside leg over to attempt an armbar but Duarte sees it coming and stands to defend. Duarte drops back down to engage and he’s looking for a bodylock but can’t secure it as points become available. Duarte switches to a knee-cut pass and starts attempting to pass to both the left and right sides in order to try and catch Lovato Jr off guard. Duarte can’t pass from his knees so he changes tact again and stands to attempt a torreando pass. Lovato Jr shuts that down as well and manages to get his knee-shield back once again. Duarte’s passing attempts are relentless but Lovato Jr looks incredibly calm as he’s shutting them down. They stay in the same position until the time runs out on the regulation period.
The pair clinch up when overtime starts and Lovato Jr attempts a trip but can’t get further than unsettling Duarte’s stance. Duarte is noticeably more aggressive now and he shoots in but Lovato Jr stops the takedown. Lovato Jr takes a bodylock and tries to transition to the guillotine but can’t catch it. They’re both given a penalty point for stalling after a minute of clinchwork. Lovato Jr attempts a single-leg but he can’t get it to work. Duarte goes for another blast double-leg and lands this one, but Lovato Jr turns to turtle to deny the points. Lovato Jr scrambles back to his feet and they continue in the clinch as the overtime period draws to an end.
Kaynan Duarte defeats Rafael Lovato Jr via Judge’s Decision
Craig Jones v Nicholas Meregali
Jones sits to guard early and immediately manages to enter a leg entanglement against Meregali, but he escapes to standing quickly. Meregali attempts to pass and Jones gets in on his legs once again, coming up on top once Meregali rolls to free his knee-line. Meregali is working from de la riva but Jones sits for another leglock. After a brief battle Meregali escapes once again and starts getting to work on a knee-cut pass. Jones uses a false reap to expose Meregali’s back for a second but can’t get control and as soon as Meregali turns to face him, Jones starts attacking an arm instead. Meregali pulls himself free and Jones stands to face him in the centre of the mat. They clinch up and Meregali is attempting footsweeps but he can’t get any of them going. Meregali sits to guard and Jones is happy to engage just as points come into play, with Meregali trying to put his de la riva hook to good use. He gets further under Jones and transitions to X-guard but Jones is balancing incredibly well to stay standing, working his way free and sinking down into Meregali’s closed guard. Meregali works to elevate Jones but he can’t get a sweep off and Jones continues heavy passing attempts, before eventually settling back into closed guard. Meregali is doing a great job of unsettling Jones’ base and even attempts an armbar but Jones defends, allowing Meregali to wrestle up as he does so. Meregali snatches a single-leg and tries to finish it to score but Jones frees his leg and the pair engage in the clinch again. Meregali is back to attempting the footsweeps and Jones shoots in on a single-leg with just thirty seconds left, but Meregali stomps his foot to the mat before the regulation period ends.
They clinch up and Jones bullies Meregali off the mats but can’t hit the takedown. Meregali gets in on a single-leg but Jones defends well and shuts it down. Meregali attempts another takedown but can’t finish this one either and Jones remains firm. There;s a brief scramble but neither man can get any kind of control, and they both look exhausted now as the overtime period draws to an end.
Craig Jones defeats Nicholas Meregali via Judge’s Decision
Rafael Lovato Jr v Nicholas Meregali
The pair start handfighting, tying up in the clinch soon after. Meregali starts using footsweeps to try and get the advantage in the clinch but none of them are having much effect. After a few minutes of grinding wrestling, Meregali chooses to sit to guard instead. Lovato Jr steps in and goes to his knees to pass but Meregali works his butterfly hook in to play half-butterfly. Lovato Jr is trying to work his way past Meregali’s top leg and into a bodylock but he isn’t able to doso and he stands to pass instead. Meregali gets a good two-on-one and uses it to bring Lovato Jr down into his guard as points become available. Meregali starts attacking the legs and gets in on a heelhook but Lovato Jr escapes back to standing. Lovato Jr continues passing but gives up the two-on-one grip again and Meregali uses it to attack the far-side leg, but Lovato Jr sees it coming a lot sooner and doesn’t get caught this time. Lovato Jr is given a penalty point for passivity while he’s on top and he’s now got just two minutes to make something happen. Meregali catches an ankle and almost manages to sweep Lovato Jr but he pops back up to top position quickly with just a minute left. Lovato Jr picks up the pace but it allows Meregali to wrestle up to a single-leg and he tries to finish it, but he can’t put Lovato Jr on his back before the time runs out.
Nicholas Meregali defeats Rafael Lovato Jr via Penalties – 0-1
Kaynan Duarte v Craig Jones
They both come out aggressively from the start with Duarte working some heavy collar-ties. Duarte dives on a single-leg and manages to use it to transition to the bodylock, but Jones is using his shin to try to deal with it. Duarte uses the bodylock to hit an easy takedown as Jones accept the bottom position. Jones is using his patented Z-guard to try and attack the far-side leg as Duarte gets a warning for passivity. Jones starts to pull the far-side leg underneath Duarte but he manages to keep his balance and stay on top. Jones brings his outside leg over the top to try the false reap but he isn’t able to get in on it so he resets back to Z-guard and starts reaching for the far-side leg again. Jones locks his hands around Duarte’s knee and pulls it up high to try and elevate him but Duarte posts out and recovers the same passing position. Jones tries to get to de la riva but can’t get a good enough grip to stop Duarte from disengaging, although that also causes Duarte to incur a penalty point. Duarte drops to his knees and stays heavy to try and pass, working on securing a bodylock. He eventually manages to make his hands meet behind Jones’ back but Jones attempts a no gi ezekiel choke while Duarte passes to mount. Duarte has secured mount as the points are now available, but he’s already in position.
Duarte steps off to knee-on belly and scores two points for doing so before transitioning back to mount and scoring another two points as a result. Jones tries the no gi ezekiel choke once again but Duarte is using underhooks to prevent him from getting anywhere with it. Jones manages to trap an ankle but Duarte passes once again and scores another three points for the pass. Jones hits a lovely kipping escape shortly after and gets back to Z-guard. Duarte is content to stay on top and ride out the rest of the match with his lead on points but he keeps getting given penalty points over and over again as a result of his passivity. Jones gets an underhook but Duarte uses head and arm control to prevent him from getting anywhere. Duarte manages to pass once again and goes round to north-south to score another three points. Jones scrambles to his feet and shoots for a takedown but Duarte blocks it and drives him back to the mat to score another two points just as the match ends.
Kaynan Duarte defeats Craig Jones via Points – 12-0
Gold – Kaynan Duarte
Silver – Craig Jones
Bronze – Nicholas Meregali
Male Over 99kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Gordon Ryan v Heikki Jussila
Ryan sits to guard immediately and Jussila is looking to pass. Ryan wrestles up to take the back and starts working his hooks in. Eventually he secures Jusilla’s back and starts working for the choke, trapping an arm on the way there. It’s just a matter of time now as Ryan snakes his arm underneath Jussila’s neck and secures the choke.
Gordon Ryan defeats Heikki Jussila via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Victor Hugo v Dan Manasoiu
Manasoiu sits to guard and Hugo is a little tentative in engaging at first, but Manasoiu is pushing the action off his back. Manasoiu elevates his opponent and manages to put Hugo on the back foot, coming up to top position. Manasoiu sits back for an ankle-lock but Hugo frees his knee-line and gets to back to work from guard. Hugo uses butterfly guard to elevate Manasoiu and take top position himself, but Manasoiu attempts a heelhook from his own butterfly guard. Hugo escapes and both men are seated for a moment before Hugo assumes top position and starts to work his passing game again. He sits back for a leglock and Manasoiu deals with it quickly, assuming top position. Manasoiu is passing really heavily here but Hugo threatens an omoplata for a moment to worry his opponent. Manasoiu sits back for an ankle-lock once again but quickly resumes guard-passing when Hugo escapes. He sits back for a heelhook but Hugo counters and takes Manasoiu’s back to win 3-0 just as the time runs out.
Victor Hugo defeats Daniel Manasoiu via Points – 3-0
Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu v Haisam Rida
The pair come out and start wrestling on the feet with neither man willing to commit too much at first. All of a sudden Rida turns up the intensity and snatches an armbar on Cyborg during a scramble. Cyborg starts to defend but this is so tight that it’s a foregone conclusion and he’s forced to tap.
Haisam Rida defeats Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu via Submission – Armbar
Joao Rocha v Roosevelt Sousa
The pair start exchanging collar-ties but it takes a while from there to get anywhere, with neither man able to secure a takedown for very long at all. The match gets past the halfway mark with neither man really putting their mark on things but the intensity starts to pick up from here and the pair scramble on the edge of the mats. Sousa locks up a heelhook during the exchange and quickly forces the tap as his opponent appears to have been injured in the process.
Roosevelt Sousa defeats Joao Rocha via Submission – Heelhook
Felipa Pena v Josh Saunders
Pena sits to guard and quickly gets to work sweeping Saunders and establishing top position, but points are not in play yet. Pena is working hard to pass but he can’t secure it and loses top position as a result, with Saunders no pressuring down heavily to keep control of Pena. Saunders is in control of the match at the halfway point and Pena is starting to slow down as they enter the points-period. Pena attempts a leg entry but cannot finish it, although it does allow him to come up on top just before the half-way point. Before he can secure position Saunders enters 50/50 but Pena deals with the attack well and ends up coming up on top to score the first points of the match and lead 2-0. Pena starts working his way to Saunders’ back and is using the half-nelson to control and work his second hook in. Pena secures the back and turns it up to 6-0, before Saunders bridges and gets to top position. Pena sweeps Saunders and scores another two points just as the match ends.
Felipe Pena defeats Josh Saunders via Points – 8-0
Orlando Sanchez v Max Gimenis
Sanchez comes out exactly as expected and lands a heavy collar-tie that gets a look from the referee. The pair stay standing for a few minutes and the referee calls for action. Gimenis catches a rear-bodylock after a footsweep and drags Sanchez to the ground, attacking turtle. As the match reaches the halfway point, Sanchez stands up with force and the pair return to wrestling on the feet. Sanchez receives a penalty shortly afterward because of yet another heavy collar-tie. A second penalty for Sanchez. Gimenis lands another footsweep and takes top position to score the first points of the match and get a comfortable lead. Gimenis secures mount and Sanchez is complaining about a groin shot, eventually tapping as a result.
Max Gimenis defeats Orlando Sanchez via Submission – Injury
Nick Rodriguez v Damon Ramos
Both men come out strong and start wrestling but neither one is able to get much going for the first half of the match. They start picking up the pace shortly before points come into play and both men are attempting takedowns with more frequency. In the end Ramos sits to guard but this proves to be his undoing as Rodriguez immediately kicks it up a gear and passes his guard, driving him off the mat but scoring 3 points in the process. It looks impossible to move Rodriguez really and Ramos manages to get back to butterfly guard but Rodriguez quickly passes once again using the bodylock. Ramos works his way back to his feet but he’s 6 points down with just a minute left and he’s going to have to pull off something impressive. Rodriguez scores a takedown late in the match to get another 2 points and finish 8-0.
Nick Rodriguez defeats Damon Ramos via Points – 8-0
Vinny Magalhaes v John Hansen
Hansen sits to guard before wrestling up to take down Magalhaes, pushing him off the mat in the process. They reset and this time Magalhaes pulls guard, but Hansen is incredibly heavy in his passing efforts and is neutralising a lot of what Magalhaes wants to do. Magalhaes elevates Hansen but appears to have hurt his ankle in the process, and the medic rushes to his assistance.
John Hansen defeats Vinny Magalhaes by Submission – Injury
Gordon Ryan v Victor Hugo
Ryan and Hugo start battling in the clinch but Hugo pulls guard soon after. He’s working on a shoulder-crunch but Ryan stands and patiently works to pass open guard. Hugo attempts to wrestle up but Ryan counters incredibly quickly by gliding through to mount and taking double underhooks at the same time. Ryan stays heavy for a while and he’s working patiently but Hugo manages to get rid of the one underhook and get back to half guard. Hugo manages to create some distance and Ryan stands up to start passing again. Ryan’s footwork is beautiful and it allows him to threaten Hugo’s back for a moment, before passing back to mount and getting double underhooks once again. Points are now available so Ryan scores three for the movement. Hugo regains quarter guard but Ryan frees his ankle and scores another three points. Hugo wrestles up and Ryan almost manages to transition to an armbar in the scramble but isn’t quite able to as he slips off. Ryan hits a quick takedown and starts to pass once again, although this time Hugo inverts to stop it. Ryan resumes passing and Hugo enters 50/50 but Ryan sits back for a heelhook in response. He isn’t able to finish it and the time runs out shortly afterward.
Gordon Ryan defeats Victor Hugo via Points – 8-0
Haisam Rida v Roosevelt Sousa
They engage in the clinch and both men are moving conservatively. Sousa attempts a quick lift but isn’t able to get under Rida’s hips and they go back to battling for head position. Sousa pulls guard for a moment but decides against it shortly afterward and returns to standing position just before points are being scored. Sousa pressures forward for a takedown and lands it just as they go out of bounds. Rida is working like crazy to deny the points but he’s unable to do so and they’re reset in the centre after the takedown is scored. Rida manages to get back to closed guard shortly after the rest but there’s not much time left for him to work. Rida creates space and stands with just two minutes left on the clock. They work from standing as the clock winds down but neither man is able to secure the takedown
Roosevelt Sousa defeats Haisam Rida via Points – 2-0
Felipe Pena v Max Gimenis
Pena wastes no time in sitting to guard and Gimenis drives forward. Gimenis is trying to get the bodylock but Pena is framing against him to try and create space but he’s being controlled quite well as Gimenis starts to put both hands under Pena’s armpits. Gimenis opens up to try and pass and is working to get double unders but Pena starts to try and spin underneath. Pena uses that momentum to come up on an underhook briefly before returning to trying to get underneath Gimenis’ leg. Gimenis is upping the intensity now that points are available and he’s working hard to secure the pass. Gimenis has gotten a penalty point for passivity earlier so the pressure is on now for him to score. Gimenis attempts to fire off a knee-cut pass but Pena counters and scrambles to top position. He turtles to prevent points but Pena gets his hooks in pretty quickly, locking up a choke with just a few seconds left on the clock.
Felipe Pena defeats Max Gimenis via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
John Hansen v Nick Rodriguez
Hansen sits to guard as soon as the match starts and Rodriguez doesn’t rush in at first, engaging at a measured pace. Rodriguez starts looking for a bodylock and the moment he clasps his hands together he increases the tempo. He passes Hansen’s guard in short order and stays tight on top of him in side control. As the match reaches the point-scoring period, Hansen is just starting to create some space and get Rodriguez away from him. He tries to turn away as he does so and Rodriguez latches on to his back with that same bodylock, controlling him while he’s in turtle. Rodriguez takes his time in breaking Hansen down, eventually getting his first hook in and locking up a choke over Hansen’s jaw. Rodriguez squeezes hard while he’s getting his second hook in and gets the tap soon after.
Nicky Rodriguez defeats John Hansen via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Gordon Ryan v Roosevelt Sousa
Ryan pulls guard as soon as they engage and gets undeneath Sousa, pulling his ankle through and catching the heelhook. The whole match has just taken eleven seconds and Ryan has forced the tap.
Gordon Ryan defeats Roosevelt Sousa via Submission – Heelhook
Felipe Pena v Nicky Rodriguez
Pena sits to guard immediately and Rodriguez starts looking for the bodylock in order to pass. Pena creates space and Rodriguez starts trying to pass from the feet instead but Pena’s guard is proving quite the challenge for him. Rodriguez is circling him and trying to pass but Pena is relentless in pummelling his legs inside and looking for hooks to start playing his game. Rodriguez drops down quickly into another bodylock attempt but Pena defends and uses his knee-shield to create space once again, with Rodriguez returning to a standing position. Rodriguez drops to his knees once again just as points become available and he gets much closer to securing the bodylock this time, but still can’t quite get his hands to meet behind Pena. Pena starts using an underhook to create some offense of his own but Rodriguez stays heavy on top and shuts it down. Rodriguez briefly returns to standing before diving for the bodylock and this time he manages to secure it. Within seconds he’s made it past Pena’s guard and he keeps side control to collect his three points. Pena is framing against him and Rodriguez circles to north-south but it gives Pena the opportunity to stand. The pair start battling it out in the clinch but Pena isn’t able to get much going, Rodriguez attempts a single-leg but doesn’t commit to it once Pena starts defending. Pena has a brief takedown attempt and both men are given a penalty for stalling, but there’s not enough time left for Pena to make up the defecit.
Nicky Rodriguez defeats Felipe Pena via Points – 3-0
Roosevelt Sousa v Felipe Pena
Felipe Pena has chosen not to compete as he is saving himself for the Absolute division and Roosevelt Sousa takes the bronze medal by default.
Gordon Ryan v Nicky Rodriguez
They tie up early and Rodriguez hits a lovely trip in the first few seconds. He puts Ryan on his back and starts circling him, engaging patiently and being cautious of the leglock entries that Ryan has. Rodriguez drops to his kneews and tries to pass low, but starts getting caught up in some of Ryan’s offense. Rodriguez tries to disengage but Ryan manages to hold on to the ankle as he does so, quickly working to get full control of the leg. Ryan chases the leg and locks up the saddle with the outside leg also trapped, quickly exposing the heel and forcing the tap.
Gordon Ryan defeats Nicky Rodriguez via Submission – Heelhook
Gold – Gordon Ryan
Silver – Nicky Rodriguez
Bronze – Roosevelt Sousa
Female Under 60kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Bianca Basilio v Julia Maele
They start by wrestling in the clinch but the action is stopped as Maele suffers an accidental eyepoke. They reset and continue working but Basilio isn’t willing to fully engage with Maele in the clinch. After a few minutes exchanging grips, Maele is able blast through Basilio and take her down. She’s controlling from top position for a while but can’t actually pass, and Basilio ends up hitting the sweep just before points are available. She quickly takes the back and scores points for it, before locking up the choke to finish.
Bianca Basilio defeats Julia Maele via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Elvira Karppinen v Brianna Ste-Marie
Karppinen sits to guard and Ste-Marie drops on top heavily, immediately working on a kimura from top half-guard. Ste-Marie gets the kimura grip and rolls over but Karppinen turns to top position and drops her weight back to defend it. Ste-Marie brings her forward and switches to the armbar, although Karppinen is defending with everything she’s got. Ste-Marie manages to extend the arm and it looks close to breaking point but Karppinen is working free with speed. Ste-Marie transitions to the triangle choke but Karppinen pulls free and wastes no time in transitioning to a leg entry when she does. Karppinen gets to 50/50 but Ste-Marie pressures down heavily to keep herself safe. Ste-Marie grinds her way through the leg entanglement and secures the pass to score three points. She’s content to stay heavy on top and control her opponent but Karppinen works her way back to guard. Ste-Marie latches on to a guillotine while she’s passing and sits back to finish it but Karppinen escapes just as the time runs out.
Brianna Ste-Marie defeats Elvira Karppinen via Points – 3-0
Ffion Davies v Adele Fornarino
Both women sit at almost the same time but Davies pops straight up to start passing. She gets drawn into Fornarino’s closed guard but she’s able to maintain good posture and prevent Fornarino from getting anything going. As soon as Fornarino opens her guard Davies starts powering through but eventually she’s forced back to closed guard once again. Davies starts using head and arm control, passing to mount when Foranrino opens her guard and staying in full control on top. She’s in mount now and she uses the head and arm control to transition to Fornarino’s back, sinking in both hooks straight away. She’s got plenty of time left but she sinks in the choke soon after and forces the tap.
Ffion Davies defeats Adele Fornarino via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Bia Mesquita v Mayssa Bastos
Bastos sits and Mesquita follows suit, with Bastos trying to get an armdrag to work. She’s quick to wrestle up but Mesquita shuts that down and counters by passing to north-south. She can’t solidify the position though and Bastos is back to looking for armdrags from seated guard. She almost manages to catch a guillotine off one attempt but Mesquita is too quick in escaping. Bastos sits back down and she’s starting to attack the legs now as well, but Mesquita is wise to the threat immediately and shuts it down. Mesquita starts over-under passing just after the points start being counted but Bastos’ guardwork is incredible. Mesquita switches to double-unders but Bastos creates space to return to a seated position. Bastos is getting even more aggressive now that the points are in play, shoving Mesquita and inverting to attack the legs. Mesquita defends and is working on the double-under pass again but isn’t able to secure it before they go out of bounds and reset. Mesquita gets back to double-under passing and almost manages to complete the stack but Bastos escapes to standing. With a minute left of regulation time the pair stay standing and Bastos is moving with her hips far back to prevent the takedown.
Bastos shoots in after some handfighting in the overtime period but she can’t finish the takedown and they’re reset in the centre. The pair are battling in the clinch and Mesquita is clearly stronger there, but both athletes are given penalty points after a few minutes. Mesquita shoots for a takedown and is very close but they go out of bounds and the referee resets them in the same position. Bastos returns to standing soon after the reset and denies the points, quickly shooting in on a single-leg in return. Bastos sprawls hard and spins to Mesquita’s back, getting both hooks in to score three points. Bastos works free and ends up in her opponent’s closed guard but the match ends in that position.
Bia Mesquita defeats Mayssa Bastos via Points – 3-0
Bianca Basilio v Brianna Ste-Marie
Both women are working from the clinch and Ste-Marie drives her off the mats. They reset in the centre and Basilio leaps onto a guillotine, wrapping her legs around her opponent. Ste-Marie manages to free her head and Basilio immediately drops back to her feet. They wrestle in the clinch again for a minute or two and Ste-Marie jumps to closed guard. Basilio holds her weight for a few seconds before lowering her down and keeping her weight back to avoid any sweeps. Basilio stands to try and pass just as points become available but Ste-Marie gets a good grip on her leg and attempts to bridge and send her backward, knocking her on her butt and almost getting up in to mount. Basilio recovers and forces Ste-Marie back down before any points can be scored. Basilio stands again but the threat of another sweep attempt makes her return to her knees. Basilio starts framing on Ste-Marie’s neck now to create the space she needs to stand but Ste-Marie is using that threat of the sweep once again. Ste-Marie threatens an armbar and as soon as Basilio defends she uses that reaction to sweep her and get to mount, scoring four points just a matter of seconds before the match ends.
Brianna Ste-Marie defeats Bianca Basilio via Points – 4-0
Ffion Davies v Bia Mesquita
Davies sits to guard and starts attacking Mesquita’s legs but she’s wise to the danger and escapes quickly. Mesquita tries to cartwheel but doesn’t get it, trying a blast knee-cut pass shortly afterward with no success either. Both women are working at an incredibly high tempo with Davies trying to get a good grip on her arm. She does so and starts inverting to attack an armbar but Mesquita escapes and counters by getting a good bite on the heel immediately. Davies turns over and escapes, choosing to sit back down and work from the bottom. Davies is trying to attack from de la riva but Mesquita is a step ahead and is trying to set up her knee-cut pass again. Davies almost gets sight of her opponent’s back when she inverts but Mesquita shuts it down and continues trying to pass. Davies wrestles up and lands a huge hip-throw just after points become available but Mesquita recovers quickly on the ground and scrambles to top position. She gives up her back slightly in doing so and Davies reaches behind her to lock up a half-nelson. She’s uses the half-nelson to drag Mesquita over and she’s sinks in the body-triangle to score the first points of the match. Mesquita fights back to her knees and she’s defending the choke attempt, getting rid of one hook in the process. Davies maintains the back control though and quickly gets her hook back in to score another three points. Mesquita gets her back to the mat and recovers half-guard but she can’t do anything with it with what little time she has left.
Ffion Davies defeats Bia Mesquita via Points – 6-0
Bianca Basilio v Bia Mesquita
They start fighting incredibly aggressively in the clinch with both women landing heavy collar-ties. Mesquita drives forward and hits a nice outside trip that causes her to stumble off the mats, with Mesquita chasing after her in order to finish the takedown. She can’t finish it and they’re reset in the centre with Mesquita in the front-headlock. Basilio escapes but gives up her back in doing so and Mesquita drives her off the mat with a tight bodylock. They reset and the pace slows with both women not wanting to overcommit. Basilio moves and Mesquita lifts her high to try and slam her to the mat. Basilio stays up on her hands but it allows Mesquita to take her back and get both hooks in. She’s fighting for the choke and manages to get Basilio belly-down on the mat, driving her downward with both hooks. Mesquita is lifting up Basilio’s head by the forehead and it allows Basilio to turn to face the ceiling. Mesquita forces both hands under Basilio’s chin and lifts her head up to shoot her arm under and lock up the rear-naked choke for the finish.
Bia Mesquita defeats Bianca Basilio via Submission – Rear-naked Choke
Brianna Ste-Marie v Ffion Davies
Davies drives forward and snatches a single-leg, continuing her momentum to land the takedown. Ste-Marie manages to recover to half-guard and she starts to create space and work her knee-shield into place. Davies is using her knee to strip grips and employing a powerful crossface, but Ste-Marie is starting to come up on an underhook. Ste-Marie manages to get to her knees but not for long as Davies drives her back down. Ste-Marie comes up on the underhook again and scoops Davies’ far-leg, rolling backward to sweep her. Davies tries to scramble back to her feet but Ste-Marie latches onto a rear-bodylock, using it to drag her back down to the mat. She can’t keep hold of her back but manages to maintain top position, ending up in Davies’ closed guard. Ste-Marie stands and Davies’ throws up an armbar but can’t quite catch it. Ste-Marie starts using a knee-cut pass but Davies manages to create space, wrestling up as she does and sweeping Ste-Marie. Davies winds up in closed guard and she’s trying to strip Ste-Marie’s grips but it’s proving difficult. Davies stands and Ste-Marie underhooks a leg but it allows Davies to glide past her guard. Ste-Marie recovers half-guard quickly but she’s facing away from Davies so she can’t offer much offense from here. Ste-Marie manages to get back to face her but Davies is employing heavy top pressure and keeps her there until points are available.
Ste-Marie manages to create some space and tries to reach under the free leg to get to deep half-guard but Davies is able to set up a brutal crossface. She’s using the pressure from there to carefully work her way past Ste-Marie’s guard and she scores three points as a result. Ste- Marie is trying to turn away but Davies slides her knee over into mount. Ste-Marie traps her ankle and starts to turn to her knees with it. Ste-Marie works incredibly hard to turn into a single-leg and force her way up to her feet, picking Davies’ leg up high. Davies balances well and hits a lovely counter-takedown to score two points for the takedown. Ste-Marie turtles and Davies quickly takes the back, locking up the body-triangle to help her control her opponent and score again. Ste-Marie starts to get her back to the mat and traps one of Davies’ ankles but she’s facing away from her again. Davies is working to set up a giftwrap but Ste-Marie manages to turn back into her once again. She’s back to a usable half-guard position but it’s too late in the match for Ste-Marie to get anything going and Davies controls from top position until the match ends.
Ffion Davies defeats Brianna Ste-Marie via Points – 10-0
Gold – Ffion Davies
Silver – Brianna Ste-marie
Bronze – Bia Mesquita
Female Over 60kg ADCC 2022 Live Results
Gabi Garcia v Nikki Lloyd-Griffiths
Lloyd-Griffiths is aggressive from the start but can’t get much of her handfighting to work at distance as Garcia keeps walking her down and closing the gap. Once Garcia gets a hold of her she’s controlling from the clinch and attempts a throw but doesn’t quite get her hips across Lloyd-Griffiths. Garcia lands the takedown after a few minutes of this and stays heavy in top half-guard. Lloyd-Griffiths gets some space but Garcia starts stacking her opponent and secures the pass to side control. Garcia stays tight and starts attacking an americana but Lloyd-Griffiths is managing to keep herself safe while she tries to recover half guard. She gets an ankle but Garcia passes to mount this time and scores another three points. Garcia continues attacking the americana for a while before switching to an armbar and forcing the tap.
Gabi Garcia defeats Nikki Lloyd-Griffiths via Submission – Armbar
Amy Campo v Elisabeth Clay
Clay shoots in early but Campo counters with a d’arce choke. Clay is stuck there for a little while but eventually works free and starts attacking Campo’s legs. She briefly switches to a kneebar at one point but then returns to trying to find a bite on the heelhook. Campo tries to counter by going for Clay’s back but Clay switches to a toehold that forces Campo to rethink things. Campo comes up on top to start passing but Clay’s guard looks impenetrable. As Clay starts to wrestle up, Campo latches on to a reverse triangle choke and is attacking the free arm with a kimura. She releases the free arm to try and maintain top position but Clay escapes and continues playing guard. Clay tries to get a leg entry going but Campo executes a beautiful pass straight to mount to score three points. Campo tries to work up to an armbar but Clay escapes and immediately counters with a leg entry. Campo fights her way free and goes back to trying to pass for the final thirty seconds of the match.
Amy Campo defeats Elisabeth Clay via Points – 3-0
Rafaela Guedes v Eleftheria Christodoulou
Guedes comes out very strong from the start and is incredibly aggressive with her clinchwork. She tosses Christodoulou to the mat but gets caught in a guillotine as she does. She lifts Christodoulou and is released while she’s bringing her back to the mat. Christodoulou hits a beautiful sweep to come up on top and although Guedes almost uses the momentum to return to top position, she’s not able to finish the movement. As Christodoulou is passing she gets caught in a triangle choke and Guedes starts attacking the trapped arm with an armbar at the same time. She switches to a kimura for a moment before bringing her leg all the way over to attack the omoplata instead. Christodoulou starts to escape but Guedes uses the movement to come up on top just before points are available. Guedes is staying tight and uses a double-under pass to get around Christodoulou’s guard, but Christodoulou manages to turn to turtle to prevent points. Christodoulou wrestles her way to top position but Guedes uses her butterfly guard to create distance and keep her at bay. Guedes starts to elevate her opponent and almost manages to take the back, but she’s unable to get her hooks in before Christodoulou gets her back to the mat. Guedes remains on top as the regulation period ends but neither woman has scored.
Guedes fakes the ankle-pick early in the overtime to latch on to the front headlock. She sits down to try and launch Christodoulou over her head but Christodoulou stays heavy, pulls her head free, and Guedes receives a penalty point as a result. Guedes sweeps quickly but Christodoulou turns to turtle, with Guedes quickly getting her first hook in. She locks up a choke and tries to finish it, but Christodoulou defends well and manages to escape. Guedes switches to attacking an arm and Christodoulou uses this to come up on top, but Guedes quickly sweeps her. Christodoulou turtles once again to deny the points but Guedes drives her over and uses a knee-cut to score her first points of the match just seconds before it’s over.
Rafaela Guedes defeats Eleftheria Christodoulou via Points – 3-0
Kendall Reusing v Giovanna Jara
Jara comes out with insane pressure and quickly launches Reusing into the air, landing a takedown in the first thirty seconds. Reusing turns to turtle and Jara secures a rear bodylock, using it to control Reusing for a few minutes and eventually working her first hook in. She drags her back and is attempting to get her second hook in but Reusing is defending well. Reusing fights her way back to standing but is thrown back to her knees just before points are being counted. After another period of control, Reusing manages to turn back into Jara and come up on top to start working her passing game. Reusing passes and moves to mount shortly after, staying heavy on top of Jara for a while as she’s leading on the scoreboards. The time runs down with Reusing on top and in control.
Kendall Reusing defeats Giovanna Jara via Points – 5-0
Gabi Garcia v Amy Campo
They clinch up but Garcia immediately displays her strength advantage by putting Campo on the back foot. Campo starts picking up the tempo and she’s wading forward into the clinch with Garcia in an attempt to unsettle her. It works for a while but Garcia starts pressuring forward as well and drives her off the mat. Garcia reaches for a leg but can’t finish the takedown and Campo uses a heavy collar-tie to discourage her. Campo is trying to pressure Garcia again but she can’t really get her to move backwards. She attempts a few armdrags as well but isn’t able to get deep on any of them as the referee calls for action. Points are available and both women are working hard in the clinch but neither one is really able to get in on anything concrete. Campo gets closer on an armdrag and uses it to transition to the single-leg, although Garcia stays heavy and shuts it down. Campo tries the same again but Garcia is a little quicker to react this time and defends sooner. Garcia drives Campo off the mat but Campo counters with a double-leg and uses that momentum to finish the takedown. She immediately starts passing to mount and Garcia is frantically defending, going several feet beyond the matted area and into the runway. Campo starts attacking the arm but the time runs out as she does so. There’s a little confusion as they review the footage and determine how many points she scored in that final movement, but Campo knows she definitely scored something. Points are awarded and Campo celebrates the victory.
Amy Campo defeats Gabi Garcia via Points – 5-0
Rafaela Guedes v Kendall Reusing
Reusing and Guedes start handfighting for a while but Reusing drives her off the mat with her first takedown attempt. Reusing is looking strong in the clinch as she drives Guedes off the mats once again. They reset and immediately Reusing drives her out of bounds. Another reset, and another drive off the mats by Reusing. Guedes is a little more cautious this time around and is preventing Reusing from clinching up. The referee warns both women to start creating action after a while. Points are about to come into play as both women start increasing the tempo, with Guedes using her knee to strip one of Reusing’s grips aggrssively. Reusing pressures forward again but Guedes times her shot perfectly and gets in on her hips. Reusing sprawls back and Guedes stands, maintaining double underhooks as she does so. They get reset in the centre and Guedes fights for the full bodylock, driving Reusing back and slamming herto the ground outside of the matted area. Guedes stands immediately but Reusing stays down and it looks as though she’s been injured by the impact. The referee waves an end to the fight and it looks as though it might be a leg injury as Reusing is carried off by members of staff.
Rafaela Guedes defeats Kendall Reusing via Submission – Injury
Gabi Garcia v Kendall Reusing
Kendall Reusing is unable to compete due to the injury suffered in the semi-finals and Gabi Garcia takes the bronze medal by default.
Amy Campo v Rafaela Guedes
They tie up in the clinch and Guedes is much more aggressive than Campo here. Guedes shoots for a takedown and drives Campo off the mat, so the referee stops them in order to reset. They’re put in the middle and Guedes has double underhooks, as soon as they reset she lifts Campo and slams her to the mat. Campo starts working with a really high guard and it’s causing Guedes a lot of issues as she tries to pass her closed guard. Campo transitions to the Williams guard and she tries to attack the trapped arm but Guedes disengages to avoid trouble. Campo follows her to standing and they work from the clinch again. Campo gets double underhooks and pulls guard but immediately hits the butterfly sweep to take top position. Guedes wrestles up but gets hit with a huge uchimata counter as soon as she gets to her feet. They reset in the centre and Campo is on top attempting to pass Guedes’ half guard. Guedes attempts a sweep but can’t get too far into it before Campo shuts her down. Campo resumes her passing efforts but Guedes wrestles up just as points become available.
They’re standing in the over-under clinch now and both women are much more cautious now. Guedes tries a lateral drop and Campo tries to scramble her way to her feet, but Guedes puts her right back down and keeps her there. Guedes scores her points and Campo quickly latches on to an armbar, but Guedes stands in order to escape. She drops straight back down into Campo’s closed guard and they work from there for a while, but Campo gets her butterfly hooks in and hits another beautiful sweep. Guedes turtles to deny points and Campo slips one hook in immediately, now she’s working patiently to get the other. She’s there for a few minutes before she finally manages to break Guedes down to one hip, but she still can’t get that second hook in. Guedes gets back up to her knees and Campo breaks her down one more time to get that second hook in. Campo scores three points and Guedes escapes back to top position but there’s only a matter of seconds left on the clock now.
Amy Campo defeats Rafaela Guedes via Points – 3-2
Gold – Amy Campo
Silver – Rafaela Guedes
Bronze – Gabi Garcia
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