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2022 IBJJF No-Gi Pans Recap and Black Belt Results

2022 IBJJF No-Gi Pans Recap and Black Belt Results

In 2022, the IBJJF No-Gi Pans championship was held in Garland, Texas from October 14th to October 16th. Every year, hundreds of competitors participate in the IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championship. During the 2022 IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championship, there were several interesting fights between many renowned fighters. 

1. No-Gi BJJ vs. Gi BJJ

No-Gi BJJ is more challenging than Gi BJJ fights since it is easier to control your opponent’s movement by grabbing them by their BJJ Gi

2. Highlights of the 2022 IBJJF No-GI Pans Championship

Highlights of the 2022 IBJJF No-GI Pans Championship

During the 2022 IBJJF No-Gi Pans Championship, the standard Jiu-Jitsu team accomplished a major feat by winning three gold medals.

From the Middle East, a young man named Osamah Almarwai won a gold medal in the rooster weight division.  

Elizabeth Clay proved herself in this tournament by winning two gold medals with the help of her elite BJJ leg lock game. 

Anna Rodrigues became the female adult Black Belt Champion. She won three matches and took the title of Lightweight Black Belt Champion. She won her semifinal match against Jasmine Rocha and the finals against Clarie North.

Thalyta Silva of Dream Art was a world-renowned silver medalist who returned with a gold medal. Before the finals, Silva defeated Vedha Toscano from CheckMat and Chloe McNally of Unity Jiu-Jitsu. Silva won the finals against Bridget McEliec and earned her victory.

Manuel Ribamar was the  Medium Heavyweight Division Black Belt Champion. He defeated Gabriel Arges, Sebastian Rodrigues, and Francisco Lo.

3. Black Belt Champions in the 2022 IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championship

3.1. Results of Adult Men Fights in All Weight Division

Roosterweight Division:

Final bout was between Osamah Almarwai and Henrique Rossi under the rooster weight division. Osamah Almarwai a Yemen citizen who got his Black Belt in 2022 surprised all BJJ fans by defeating a highly-ranked athlete Henrique Rosi. he defeated Henrique with points.

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Osamah Almarwai Vs. Chris Tra Osamah Almarwai Atos Academy 2x0
Semifinals #2 Henrique Rossi Vs. Antonio Villator Henrique Rossi Sharpen Iron Academy 6x0
Finals Osamah Almarwai Vs. Henrique Rossi Osamah Almarwai Atos Academy 10x0

Light Featherweight Division:

Bebeto Oliveira from RMA Jiu-Jitsu Academy defeated Hiago George in the light featherweight division with points.   

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Hiago George vs Pedro Serrano Hiago George Cícero Costha’s Sao Paulo Academy. 20x0
Semifinals #2 Bebeto Oliveira vs David Terrao Bebeto Oliveira RMA Jiu-Jitsu Academy Advantages
Finals Bebeto Oliveira Vs. Haigo George Bebeto Oliveira RMA Jiu-Jitsu Academy 2x0

Featherweight Division:

Gavin Corbe has a very short fight history than Adam Benayoun but he has a big submission record. Gavin Corbe put down Adam Benayoun with advantages in the featherweight division. 

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Adam Benayaoun vs Gianni Grippo  Adam Benayaoun Fifty/50 Martial Arts Academy Advantages
Semifinals #2 Gavin Corbe Vs. Richar Nogueira Gavin Corbe Coastal BJJ Shoulder Lock
Finals Gavin Corbe Vs. Adam Benayoun  Gavin Corbe Coastal BJJ Advantages

Lightweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Kieran Kichuk Vs. Jonata Gomes Kieran Kichuk  Team Lloyd Irvin International Inside Heel Lock
Semifinals #2 Deandre Corbe vs Danilo Moreira Deandre Corbe  Standard Jiu-Jitsu By Inside Heel Lock Submission
Finals Deandre Corbe vs Kieran Kichuk Deandre Corbe Standard Jiu-Jitsu 2x0

Middleweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Jefferson Guaresi Vs. Breno Maciel Jefferson Guaresi   PSLPB and Unity Jiu-Jitsu Academies Advantages
Semifinals #2 Francisco Cuneo Vs .Matheus Galvao Francisco Cuneo Jiu-Jitsu Academies of Sebastian Munoz and Francisco Questa Decision
Finals Francisco Cuneo Vs. Jefferson Guaresi Francisco Cuneo Jiu-Jitsu Academies of Sebastian Munoz and Francisco Questa Gentle men’s Agreement

Medium Heavyweight Division: 

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Manuel Ribamar Vs.  Francisco Lo Manuel Ribamar Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ 6x4
Semifinals #2 Felipe Cesar Vs.Jaime Canuto Felipe Cesar Unity Jiu-jitsu 6x0
Finals Manuel Ribamar Vs. Felipe Cesar  Manuel Ribamar  Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ Advantage

Heavyweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Thiago Saldanha vs Charles McGuire Thiago Saldanha Renzo Gracie Academy By Outside Hook Lock Submission
Semifinals #2 Pedro Rocha vs Alejandro Tolmos Pedro Rocha Alliance By Guillotine Submission
Finals Pedro Rocha vs Thiago Saldanha Pedro Rocha Alliance Guillotine

Super Heavyweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Thomas Bracher Vs. Daniel Mcguire Thomas Bracher Gracie Barra 2x0
Semifinals #2 Fellipe Trovo Vs. Felipe Costa Fellipe Trovo Atos Jiu-Jitsu 2x0
Finals Fellipe Trovo Vs. Thomas Bracher Fellipe Trovo Atos Jiu-Jitsu Submkission  by Inside Heel Lock

Ultra Heavyweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Davi Cabral Vs. Robert Edwin Davi Cabral GF Team Penalty
Semifinals #2 Rida Haisam Vs. Salenco Coutinho  Rida Haisam Detroit Jiu-Jitsu Syndicate Decision
Finals Davi Cabral Vs. Rida Haisam Davi Cabral GF Team 4x2

Openweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Henrique Cardoso Vs. Francisco Cuneo Henrique Cardoso Ceconi KMKZ 4x0
Semifinals #2 Helton Jose Vs. Hunter Colvin Helton Jose Unity Jiu-jitsu 8x0
Finals Henrique Cardoso Vs. Helton Jose Henrique Cardoso Ceconi KMKZ Advantages

3.2. Results of Adult Women Fights in All weight Divisions

Roosterweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Jhenifer Aquino Vs. Lavinia Barbosa Jhenifer Aquino Atos Jiu-Jitsu Advantages
Semifinals #2 Amber Freitas Vs. Lavinia Barbosa Amber Freitas Smartjits Decision
Finals Jhenifer Aquino Vs. Amber Freitas Jhenifer Aquino Atos Jiu-Jitsu 7x2

Light Featherweight Division: 

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Thamires Aquino Vs. Jessica Crane Thamires Aquino GF Team N/A
Semifinals #2 Alex Nguyen Vs. Brittany Way Alex Nguyen Standard Jiu-Jitsu By RNC Submission
Finals Alex Nguyen Vs. Thamires Aquino Alex Nguyen Standard Jiu-Jitsu By RNC Submission

Featherweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Alex Enriquez Vs. Haley Zahnow Alex Enriquez  Atos Jiu-Jitsu By Kneebar Submission
Semifinals #2 Patricia Magalhaes Vs. Juliana Gassaway Patricia Magalhaes Brazilian Top Team 2x0
Finals Alex Enriquez Vs. Patricia Magalhaes Alex Enriquez Atos Jiu-Jitsu By RNC Submission

Lightweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Anna Rodrigues Vs. Jasmine Rocha Anna Rodrigues Dream Art 3x0
Semifinals #2 Clarie North Vs. Thamires Moneteiro Clarie North Tipping Point BJJ Decision
Finals Anna Rodrigues Vs. Clarie North Anna Rodrigues Dream Art 4x0

Middleweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semi-final Elizabeth Clay Vs. Isa Reiber Elizabeth Clay Ares BJJ RNC
Semi-final Vannessa Griffin Vs. Isa Reiber Vannessa Griffin Crazy 88 14x0
Final Elizabeth Clay Vs. Vannessa Griffin Elizabeth Clay Ares BJJ Short Choke

Medium Heavyweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Thalyta Silva Vs. Vedhan Toscano Thalyta Silva  Dream Art N/A
Semifinals #2 Bridget McEliec Vs. Jordan Patrick Bridget McEliec  Renzo Gracie Academy 15x2
Finals Thalyta Silva Vs. Bridget McEliec Thalyta Silva Dream Art 2x0

Openweight Division:

Match Competitors Winner Winner’s Academy Method
Semifinals #1 Vedha Toscano Vs. Bridget McEliece  Vedha Toscano CheckMat Points
Semifinals #2 Elisabeth Clay Vs. Janine Mutto Elisabeth Clay  Ares BJJ By Gogoplata Submission
Finals Elisabeth Clay V.Vs. Vedha Toscano Elisabeth Clay Ares BJJ Forfeit

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