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The landscape of Brazilian jiu jitsu is rapidly changing, and this year’s edition of the Pan American Championship was a great example of how the sport has evolved from being a Brazilian national martial art, to becoming today’s world wide phenomenon. On this article we go through a few the carees of the “non Brazilian” Pan American champions of 2015 and the re-precautions this will have on BJJ.
A tournament that will serve as a landmark of the future, this year’s Pan American Championship saw 4 non Brazilian champions at the men’s adult black belt division. A true sign of great things to come for the USA and Europe. On this article you will find the full results of every fight on the 2015 Pan American Championship, IBJJF’s 20th edition of the tournament.