Some big upsets and some great matches were the story of Saturday at the Worlds 2012. Perhaps the biggest upset of the day was Rodolfo Vieira's loss to Marcus "Buchecha" in the Absolute. Vieira the current defending champion and 2 times Absolute winner was ahead on points when "Buchecha" pulled all the stops and scored a HUGE come from behind win over the current Champion. The stadium was rocking during this match was was instantly deemed one of the top 10 ever matches in Jiu-Jitsu history. As Royler Gracie put it: "Buchecha" is very dangerous, fast and very technical. It is hard to find that combination!"
Other upsets included Kyra Gracie losing to Beatriz and Luana Alzuguir's loss in the ladies Absolute. The level of the fights and the go for it attitude that has now seemingly taken over the competitors. Let's hope this stays on for tomorrow! (read more)
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