Long Beach, CA was the place to be as the best of the best BJJ practitioners gather for the BJJ World championships.
Beatriz de Oliveira Mesquita has earned her first world title as a black belt over the weekend in the light weight class and in the absolute division. Mesquita started training at age 5 and earned her black belt under Leticia Ribeiro.
Mesquita would defeat ADCC champion Michelle Nicolini in the Absolute final. Nicolini won the featherweight blackbelt tournament.
The big winner was Allaince BJJ, who crowned 10 champions during the weekend. Checkmat took home 5 titles.