2013 BJJ World Championships: Tanquinho vs. Rafael Mendes

Check out the 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships Featherweight final between Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes and Rafael Mendes.  This was one of the year's most highly anticipated match ups, and it certainly delivered on all the hype surrounding it.  These guys are as good as it gets in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Rafael Mendes came into this year’s World Championships as the 3 time defending champion and a 2 time ADCC champion.  He was undoubtedly the heavy favorite to win a 4th consecutive world championship.  Tanquinho it seems had other plans.

Set aside 10 minutes of your time to sit down and watch these two superstars battle.  It is worth your full attention.

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