Mica Galvão Vs Jonnatas Gracie (2022 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Worlds)

At the semi-final of the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship 2022, Mica Galvão played against Jonnatas Gracie. It was an epic BJJ tournament match between two of the best fighters in the world. So, you may be wondering, who won at the end? Micael Galvão or Jonnatas Gracie?

This blog post will reveal the footage of Mica Galvo fighting Jonnatas Gracie in the 2022 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship (Mundial de Jiu-Jitsu 2022). Stay tuned!

Mica Galvão Vs. Jonnatas Gracie IBJJF Worlds 2022 Explained

Mica Galvão is one of the world’s most technical Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters. He competes under Fight Sports /Melqui Galvão Jiu-Jitsu Team.

On the other hand, Jonnatas Gracie is another excellent BJJ competitor who competes under Atos Jiu Jitsu.

Both competitors were faced up in the semi-final of the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship 2022, lightweight class.

The match was fire from the first seconds. Jonnatas Gracie decided to play from the bottom; therefore, Mica was forced to play from the top.

So, Jonnatas was trying to set some solid points of control to set up the guard and start working on his game system. Of course, he was looking to sweep his opponent to get two points and then try something else.

But Micael was vigilant since he blocked the opponent from getting any advantage. And right away, he started working on passing the guard using the over-under pass, forcing Jonnatas to play defense from the bottom half guard.

Then, Jonnatas tested everything to protect his guard. But Mica Galvão was applying massive pressure on him.

In this situation, Mica was in a dominant position waiting for the right moment to pass the guard. So, a few moments later, he arrived to break Jonnatas weak half-guard, which gave three points, then another two points, leading him to score by 5 – 0 points.

After that, Jonnatas wasn’t giving up at all. On the contrary, he was trying to readjust his open guard game using a combination of Delariva and Spider guards; maybe a good thing would happen.

But Micael Galvão wasn’t giving the opponent any chance. Indeed, things turn sour for Jonnatas since, after a lousy berimbolo setup, Mica took his back.

Therefore, Mica Galvão added another four points in his favor, making him lead the fight by the score of 9 – 0 before 3 minutes 40 seconds of the end.

But, Mica Galvão was willing to wait till the timer since he finished Jonnatas Gracie immediately using a Bow and Arrow choke from the back.


Mica Galvão Vs. Jonnatas Gracie in the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Worlds 2022 was a highly technical BJJ fight. Jonnatas Gracie tried to play a bottom game, allowing Micael Galvão to play from the top and dominate his opponent.

Therefore, Mica Galvão arrived to passe Jonnatas Gracie’s guard and finished him using an unstoppable Bow and Arrow choke.

This was an impressive victory for Micael Galvão. It set him up for a showdown against Tye Ruotolo in the final of Jiu-Jitsu World 2022.

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