Twenty-year-old prodigy Elisabeth Clay stole the show claiming double gold at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Pan American No-Gi Championships Saturday in Texas. Clay won the women's black belt medium heavyweight and open divisions while scoring six submissions in as many matches.
On the men's side, Giancarlo Bodoni won a referee's decision over Lucas Barbosa to capture the heavyweight black belt division after losing to Barbosa in the finals last year. But Barbosa turned around and defeated Bodoni 4-0 in the semis of the open weight class on his way to capturing gold in that division.
Held under the IBJJF's new rules, the tournament allowed for knee attacks and heel hook submissions. Clay made good use of the new regulations winning five of her matches by leg locks while Estevan Martinez-Garcia also claimed gold in the men's roosterweight division winning by heel hook.
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