Rodolfo Vieira

Worlds: who are the athletes most likely to break through the Brazilian domination in the male black belt division

Maybe you didn’t notice but this year’s edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu championship will be the 9th in the USA. Before the move, 11 editions took place in Rio de Janeiro, making the count almost even between Brazil and America. Unfortunately for non-Brazilian black belts, the relocation to California did not mean more gold medals […]

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2015 Worlds: 278 black belts made the 50 Pts cut, see who’s in or out and register now

As the last black belt matches of the 2015 Las Vegas Spring Open and the Zurich Open came to a close this weekend, it was possible to know how many black belts made the cut to compete at the 2015 Worlds. After all the points were counted, the IBJJF ranking showed that 278 athletes (male […]

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Worlds: decide who is the best featherweight of all times and register to compete in 2015

The featherweight division at the World Jiu-Jitsu championship is traditionally one of the most difficult to be conquered. Despite that, since 1996, three amazing competitors accomplished a feat that seems unthinkable, they won the featherweight division at the Worlds four times each. Who was the greatest of the three? Watch some of their finest moments […]

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