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Monday was the nation of Brazil's "Republic Day" and the United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation celebrated by setting a Guinness World Record for the biggest Brazilian jiu-jitsu training session in history with 2700 participants. Held simultaneously at 14 locations around the UAE, the epicenter of the record attempt was the Brazil pavilion at the World Expo 2020 Dubai. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was in attendance to show his support.
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IBJFF World Master Leao Optics
The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation has been putting on the biggest and most prestigious jiu-jitsu tournaments since its formation in 2002. One of the biggest of those tournaments is the World Master Championship, a multi-day event that takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. This edition features not only the best 30+ aged competitors in the world, but also professional middleweight and heavyweight Grand Prixes, and Jiu-Jitsu Con tournaments for adults and kids.
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ADCC North American Trials Bloody Elbow
With the biennial ADCC Submission Fighting World Championship postponed until next year due to the pandemic, a host of grapplers, itching to get back in the hunt for a chance at their sport's biggest title, descended on Atlantic City, N. J. this weekend for the ADCC East Coast Trials. A record field of more than 800 competitors entered the event seeking to punch their ticket to next year's championships in Las Vegas.
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IBJJF 2021 World No-Gi Championships Results BJJ Heroes

Pedro Marinho and Rafaela Guedes gave standout performances both winning double gold medals in the men's and women's black belt divisions at this weekend's International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's No-Gi World Championships in Garland, Texas. Marinho captured the men's 91 kg category for his first ever black belt world title before going on to defeat 97+ kg winner Roberto Abreu by decision for the open weight championship.
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