Semifinals Ending Strong at the ADCC 2011 in England
ADCC is coming to a strong finish. The semifinals are ending and there’s a lot of action on the mat.
>99 kg Mens
Roberto Cyborg Abreu vs. Gerardi Rinaldi
Cyborg wins in seconds with a footlock. Cyborg takes the Bronze.
[social][/social]Xande Ribeiro vs. Antonio Peinado
Xande Wins the Bronze over Peinado, lots of stand-up – shooting for the single, double leg. Tired competitors finalally end in regulation time.
< 88 kg Mens
Lovato Jr. vs. Pablo Popovitch
Lovato nursing an injury from a previous fight. Popvitvh with a pass for 3 ponts winning the Bornze over Lovato.
< 77 kg Mens
Kron Gracie vs. Claudio Calasans
Kron wins with a guillotine over Calasans – Kron wins the Bronze.
< 66 kg Mens
Rafael Mendes vs. Robson Moura:
Mendes Wins on Points. A 0 – 0 stalemate with Mendes active, finally Mendes passes into side control
Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles vs. Jeff Glover
Glover with a couple of shoot ins and possible take downs, but nothing holds. Cobinha went for a back mount and missed, Glover then with a sweep and possible knee bar but Cobrinha counters and still no points. As the fight moves on, Cobrinha manages to scrore 6 points through passes.
Rafael Mendes and Cobrinha meet in the Finals
Glover wins over Moura for the Bornze.
For 3rd place, Womens > 60 kg
Penny Thomas vs. Ida Hansson
Ida wins over Penny for the bronze, Penny suffers knee injury.
For 3rd place, Womens < 60 kg
Luanna Alzuguir vs. Hashi Takayo
Luanna finishes Takayo with a Kneebar for the Bronze medal.
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