The final big tournament of the year is over, having crowned the world champions in no-gi jiu-jitsu. Held in California, USA the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) ruled event gathered some of the very best grapplers in the sport in a tournament.
A few names are worthy of a mention after this year’s event, none more than Lucas Barbosa of team Atos. The middle/medium-heavyweight athlete decided to challenge himself at super-heavyweight with tremendous results, finishing all of his matches in the tournament while earning spots in the finals of his weight and the absolute.
The ultra-heavyweights were Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu were Joao Gabriel Rocha. Cyborg came out the winner thanks to an extra advantage point.
TLI team member Roberto Torralbas, a veteran of the game had one of the best performances of his career by reaching 2nd place, defeating one of the big names in the division Mike Carbullido.
The complete list of winners on: https://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-news/ibjjf-no-gi-world-championship-results-2017
Last modified: December 19, 2017