Pan 2015

Watch Faria vs. Trans in 2015; register today for the 2016 Pan and pay the lowest price

You might think that the 2016 Pan is still months away and you’re right, but one deadline is already upon us. If you register until this Tuesday, December 22, you will be able to pay the lowest registration fee possible. The first price change takes place this Wednesday, so you better hurry and do it…

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Lo on 2015 Pan performance: “Fighting tough, heavier guys is what keeps me going.”

Leandro Lo stopped by the GRACIEMAG booth at the end of the fourth day of the 2015 Pan, on Sunday, March 15. When asked to autograph a copy of GRACIEMAG #202, featuring his loose game, he said, honestly: “Why do you want my autograph today, when I lost so badly?!” To which he got the […]

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Leo Nogueira proclaims his return to the Jiu-Jitsu elite after results at the 2015 Pan

In 2012 he was 10 seconds away from writing his name in the most honorable list of Jiu-Jitsu competitors – the black belt open class world champions. A takedown by Marcus Buchecha took away Leonardo Nogueira’s chance of making it to the ultimate top of the ladder. Even so, the two gold medals in his […]

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2015 Pan: The incredible story of how no opponent touched Monique Elias’ injured ankle

Monique Elias had a 10-0 lead on Tammy Griego at their adult open class quarterfinal match, on Saturday, at the 2015 Pan. The Alliance black belt was on Tammy’s back looking for the lapels and the choke that would end the encounter early. That’s when she made a vital mistake and crossed her feet in […]

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Bernardo Faria explains 2015 Pan performance and choke that made Lo tap

Alliance’s Bernardo faria was the standout at the 2015 Pan with two gold medals (superheavy and open class) conquered with outstanding performances against very tough opponents like Leandro Lo, Luiz Panza, AJ Agazarm, Eduardo Telles, Alex Trans and others. In this interview to GRACIEMAG’s Vitor Freitas, he explains why he was so sharp in Irvine. […]

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2015 Pan: Think coverage, think GRACIEMAG.com

Thank you for all the likes, all the shares and comments during the 2015 Pan coverage. Follow us and don’t miss a thing on the next one.

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Jiu-Jitsu, sweat and tears: the return of João Gabriel Rocha

After a year and three months without competing, João Gabriel Rocha again stepped on the mat during the 2015 Pan. The emotion was inevitable after violent chemotherapy sessions that burned his veins, but not undermined his grit and determination. Victorious against a severe cancer, the Soul Fighters star is again in good physical shape. He […]

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Feel the fear and do it anyway: the BJJ Mental Coach’s experience at the 2015 Pan

The 2015 Pan Jiu-Jitsu championship took place in Irvine, California from March 12th to the 14th. The pan is the largest IBJJF tournament with great competitors flying from all over the world. The level of the competition was very high, from blue to black belt, and from juvenile to all masters divisions. Even though I’m […]

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2015 Pan: Bernardo Faria, Gabi Garcia control black belt open class; other results

The 2015 Pan is in the books. In the end, the two most important medals went to Alliance. Bernardo Faria and Gabrielle Garcia confirmed their favoritism and beat their opponents in the finals. First Gabi had another great duel with recent rival Mackenzie Dern. As usual, Gabi controlled the pace of the match and worked […]

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