We’re close to the tenth edition of the IBJJF’s No-Gi Worlds, scheduled for this weekend in California. Registration ended on October 27th, and some names stand out from the list of black-belts. One of them is Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes, currently an athlete with the UFC, who signed up at the last minute. Also known to UFC fans, Gilbert Durinho and Vinny Magalhães are registered at middleweight and ultra-heavyweight respectively.
Other prominent names listed are João Miyao and Caio Terra at light featherweight; Kim Terra, Gabriel Marangoni at featherweight; Márcio André, Gianni Grippo, Garry Tonon, AJ Agazarm and Mansher Khera at lightweight; Matheus Diniz, Murilo Santana and Kit Dale at medium heavyweight; Luiz Panza, Vitor Oliveira, Kauê Damasceno and Tim Springs at super-heavyweight; plus Yuri Simões and João Gabriel Rocha at ultra-HW.
See the complete list of fighters here.