Lovato, Ary, Bob Esponja, Alvez, Bernardo and Cavaca win way to Abu Dhabi

Lovato, in photo by John Lamonica

As reported on twitter by @EmiratesBJJ, the Polish World Pro tryouts have just yielded winners in the brown and black belt division.

The big winner of the absolute division was Rafael Lovato Jr., winning the open weight class and securing his ticket to the Emirates.

Black belt Ary Farias kept up his string of solid results since winning the Euro Open and got his ticket to Abu Dhabi paid for by winning the under-65 kg division. The under-74 kg division was won by Helder “Bob Esponja” Medeiros da Silva. Under-83 kg went to Bruno Alvez, while Bernardo Faria won the under-92kg division and current IBJJF world champion Rodrigo Cavaca, the over-92kg division.

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