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January 10, 2018

The 2018 Northwest Open was a huge success!

Northwest Open 2018

The Northwest Open 2018 before competition

Each year the tournament gets bigger and better.

This is a quick post to share some of the images that were taken during the tournament.

We would like to thank all of the volunteers and competitors for your support and your help making this event one of the most anticipated events in the Jiu Jitsu community. We couldn’t do it without you.


First up was Walter and Brandon:

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter and Brandon squared off and fought for their grips. Each grip. With less than two minutes left on the clock, Walter took the fight to the mats.

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Immediately Walter worked the half-guard for the sweep.

Half-guard

Half-guard

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao drives his opponent into the mat

Walter Cascao drives his opponent into the mat

Walter controlling the position for the win

Walter controlling the position for the win

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Walter Cascao and Brandon Olsen

Next up Brain Johnson and Jeff Macatangay:

The energy level was really high in this match.

Brian pulls guard.

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

There was a quick scramble where both got to their feet. Again Brian pulled guard but this time Jeff stood up.

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

While Jeff stood up Brian wrapped him up.

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Eventually, the fight was brought back to the mat.

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

Brian and Jeff NWO super fights

The two super fights were amazing to watch. Not only because of their skill, but in how they represent their gyms and the Jiu Jitsu life as well. Much Respect to all the competitors!