The lightweight (170lbs) was crowned champion of the absolute (open weight) division – beating 3 ultra heavyweights (+225lbs) along the way.
Our Champion Jonnatas Gracie (not relation to the Gracie family) from Atos HQ San Diego, Ca – who won lightweight gold – took out the gold, silver and bronze medalists from the ultra heavyweight division during his run at absolute gold. He also beat medium heavyweight silver medalist Andre Wiltse. Jonnatas had a really tough absolute bracket but the training camp at HQ gave him all the skills to became the best Purple Belt of the World.
Right after his victory Jonnatas was promoted as brown belt at the podium by professor Andre Galvao.
Gracie is a World No-Gi, European and Pan champion, Gracie had an incredible tournament which taking double gold – lightweight division (7 matches) and the absolute (4 matches).
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CHAMPION JONNATAS GRACIE AND ALL ATOS JIUJITSU TEAM FOR THE WORLD TITLE. WE ARE THE BEST!!!