The ibjjf held the jiu-jitsu world championships in long beach, there were about 2800 contestants there to claim the title.
Team Moskova was in full force, from Australia Max Debean (blue belt) came over with his father Peter Debean (black belt) to compete in the blue belt division; unfortunately he lost his first fight.
Hunter Ewald originally from Kauai where his father (Longman jiu-jitsu) is one of the best establishments in Hawaii. Hunter has been training on the east coast under cyborg team Evander. Hunter fought all the way through to receive a bronze medal.
Xande Ribeiro was the man of the event with his flying arm bar he pulled in the semi final. Xande went on to the finals but unfortunately he lost to Rodolfo Vieira and got a second place bringing home a silver medal.
Kron Gracie won all his fights on Friday by submissions, but also unfortunately he injured his knee in his last fight and was not able to compete in the rest of the event.