The Absolute finals for the Pan ’09 are set., it is going to be Antonio Braga Neto v Otavio Souza. Braga Neto defeated Romulo Barral in a judges decision in the semis to reach the final in a tough and tight match with absolutely no scoring, while Souza swept "Cobrinha" with seconds to go in the match to win by advantage 2 x 2 + 1Adv.
Other notable matches were Conbrinha winning over Lovato Jr in the quarters and Barral defeating "Cyborg" by choke.
The event was loaded with spectators and stars like Rickson, Royler & Carlos Gracie Jr, Fabio Gurgel, Xande and Saulo Ribeiro, Braulio Estima, Rodrigo "Comprido", Leo Vieira, Renato Magno, Luis "Limao", Mauricio Costa& Amilcar Cipili just to name a few.
Tomorrow the Black Belt weight divisions take the mats with Kron Gracie, Vitor Estima, Lucas Leite and Bill Cooper in the medium. Kron was chilling today watching the matches: "One more day of rest, tomorrow it is battle time!" he said. Bill Cooper fought MMA yesterday and rested today, his coach Ricardo "Franjinha" said: "He won via triangle fairly quickly, so he is going to be ready."
See you at the Pan