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Who To Watch Saturday at the Worlds

Tomorrow, I’ll be glued to the IBJJF stream watching the black belt finals. Today is going to be a great day of jiujitsu as well, but it’s more haphazard: you sort of have to seek out the matches you want to watch. Using the IBJJF big board, I tracked down a bunch of matches I’d like to check out.

Some of these folks are my friends, some teammates of friends, some are just awesome athletes and I want to watch them, and most fall into all three categories. Anyway, here’s the matches I don’t want to miss, and if you’re watching the stream I hope this helps you find some good stuff.

Jen Whitcomb, 1:00 PDT/4:00 EDT, Mat 12
Tony Casarez, 12:10 PDT/3:10 EDT, Mat 1
Joseph Lee, 12:42 PDT/3:42 EDT, Mat 1
Maia Matalon v. Maria Malyjasiak, 1:30 PDT/4:30 EDT, Mat 11 <— This one is going to be really good. 
Murilo Santana, 3:33 PDT/6:33 EDT, Mat 1
Luiza Monteiro, 5:10 PDT/8:10 EDT, Mat 7
Rafael Machado Mansur (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 9:20 a.m. PDT/12:20 p.m. EDT Mat 3
Yago de Souza, 11:50 a.m. PDT, 2:50 EDT Mat 9
Kaynan Casemiro Duarte (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 2:58 p.m. PDT/5:58 PDT, Mat 9
Wellington Luís Sebastião (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT, Mat 7
Paulo Henrique Bordignon Miyao (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 3:54 p.m. PDT/6:54 p.m. EDT, Mat 12
Eduardo Alves de Inojosa (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 4:05 p.m. PDT/7:05 p.m. EDT Mat 10
Igor Gregório Schneider (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 12:40 p.m. PDT/3:40 p.m. EDT, Mat 11
Matheus Silva Santos (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 2:41 p.m. PDT/5:41 EDT Mat 11
José Tiago da Silva Barros (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 5:06 p.m. PDT/8:06 p.m. EDT Mat 12
Leandro Lo Pereira do Nascimento (PSLPB Cicero Costha), 5:18 p.m. PDT/8:18 p.m. EDT, Mat 8

Three important things:

1. It’s possible I missed people: the IBJJF interface is weird. Apologies if so!

2. The IBJJF changes stuff around, so it’s important to double check at the big board link: http://events.ibjjf.com/…/appli…/orderfight/index.php…

3. You can also check out the brackets for matches you may want to watch: for example, if Murilo Santana and Victor Estima both win, they’ll meet tomorrow morning, and wow is that going to be good. Please post matches I missed/people you want me to find match times for in the comments!

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About Jeff

I write, work for social justice, listen to music and grapple. That's about it for now.

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