Austin Open: Maidana, Carvalho black belt open class champions, other results

Arnaldo Maidana and Monique Carvalho. Photo by Mike Calimbas

Arnaldo Maidana and Monique Carvalho. Photo by Mike Calimbas

The 2015 Austin Open took place this Sunday and the champions of the most important division have been crowned.

In the male black belt open class division, Arnaldo Maidana ended up with the gold medal.

Monique Carvalho was the female open class black belt champion.

Maidana beat Inacio Neto in the final, while Monique defeated Fabiana Borges for the gold medal.

In the other black belt divisions, the final results were:

BLACK / Adult / Male / Light Feather

First – Lucas dos Santos Pinheiro – CheckMat

Second – Washington Luis do M. Lima – GF Team

BLACK / Adult / Male / Feather

First – João Ricardo Bordignon Miyao – PSLPB Cicero Costha

Second – Gabriel Gonçalves Martins – Integração / EOFC

Third – Jose Luis Alvarez Albor – Renzo Gracie Mexico

Third – Angel Daniel Vargas Jr. – Bruno Bastos Association

BLACK / Adult / Male / Light

First – Paulo Henrique Bordignon Miyao – PSLPB Cicero Costha

Second – Thiago Augusto Araujo Macedo – Club Pina Jiu-Jitsu

Third – Jonathan Travis Orr – Octagon MMA

Third – Eduardo Ramos da Silva – Atos Jiu-Jitsu Nederland, TX

BLACK / Adult / Male / Middle

First – Manuel Ribamar V. de Oliveira Filho – Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ

Second – Samuel Seth Snow – Alliance

Third – Trenton J. Cooke – Alliance

Third – Richard Andrew Lockwood – Gracie Elite Team

BLACK / Adult / Male / Medium Heavy

First – Pedro Régis da Cunha Mello – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

Second – Inacio Ferreira Gomes Neto – Gracie Barra

Third – Carlos Eduardo Dias Vidal – Bruno Bastos Association

Third – Robert Jon Yamashita – Elite Mixed Martial Arts

BLACK / Adult / Male / Heavy

First – Ricardo Bastos Cruz – Bruno Bastos Association

Second – Diogo Sampaio Araujo – Soul Fighters BJJ

BLACK / Adult / Male / Super Heavy

First – Arnaldo Maidana de Oliveira – CheckMat

BLACK / Adult / Male / Ultra Heavy

First – Misael de Oliveira Miranda – Luiz Paulo Jiu-Jitsu

Second – Leonardo Mascarenhas Manduca – GF Team

Third – Marcelo Tarso Strada – Atos Jiu-Jitsu

BLACK / Adult / Female / Light

First – Fabiana Alves Borges – Gracie Barra

Second – Gegi E Van de Walker – Cia Paulista USA

BLACK / Adult / Female / Middle

First – Rosamond Elin Snow – Easton BJJ

BLACK / Adult / Female / Medium Heavy

First – Monique Ricardo Carvalho – CheckMat

In the teams competition, Gracie Barra got first place followed by Bruno Bastos Association and Checkmat.

For the full results, go to

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