Asian Open Championship (Brazilian jiu-jitsu)

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Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Competition details
Location Asia
Discipline Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Organiser International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
Divisions
Current weight divisions Ultra Heavyweight: over 221.0 lbs (+100.5 kg)
Super Heavyweight: under 221.0 lbs (-100.5 kg)
Heavyweight: under 207.5 lbs (-94.3 kg)
Medium Heavyweight: under 194.5 lbs (-88.3 kg)
Middleweight: under 181.0 lbs (-82.3 kg)
Lightweight: under 167.5 lbs (-76 kg)
Featherweight: under 154.0 lbs (-70 kg)
Light Featherweight: under 141.0 lbs (-64 kg)
Roosterweight: under 126.5 lbs (-57 kg)
(with gi)
History
First edition 2006
Editions 3
Most wins Jonathan Torres (3)

The Asian Championship is the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament held in Asia by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

This championship has been held since 2006, semi-annual in Tokyo, Japan, in 2008, the championship flew to Bangkok, Thailand, the third edition of the championship in 2010 was held in Amman, Jordan & the fourth edition will be held on the 15th & 16 July 2012 in Doha, Qatar.

Asian Champions in Men's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by Year and Weight[edit]

Year Host 57 kg 64 kg 70 kg 76 kg 82 kg 88 kg 94 kg 100 kg +100 kg Absolute
2006 Japan Japan Yasuke Honna (1/1) Japan Isamu Shishido (1/2) Japan Takeshi Wantanabe (1/1) Brazil Sugie Daisuke (1/2) Brazil Romulo Barral (1/2) Brazil Leopoldo Canal (1/1) Brazil Arthur Cesar (1/1) Brazil Ulpiano Malachias (1/1) Brazil Romulo Barral (2/2)
2008 Thailand Japan Isamu Shisido (2/2) Japan Takumi Nakayama (1/1) Japan Yoshinobu Kakizawa (1/1) Japan Sugie Daisuke (2/2) United States Robert Drysdale (1/1) Brazil Calvacante Junior (1/1) Canada Karim Byron (1/1) United States Mike Fowler (1/1)
2010 Jordan Japan Kitade Takuya (1/1) Brazil Pablo Silva (1/1) Japan Ominami Ryo (1/1) United States Jonathan Torres (1/3) Brazil Abmar Barbosa (1/1) Brazil Marcos Souza (1/1) Lebanon Fadi Serhal (1/1) Brazil Igor Silva (1/1) Brazil Enzo Gracie (2/2)
2012 Qatar Japan Koji Shibamoto (1/1) Japan Ichiro Kaneko (1/1) Brazil Isaque Oliveira (1/1) United States Jonathan Torres (2/3) Brazil Leandro Souza Kussano (1/1) Japan Akihisa Iriki (1/1) United States Jonathan Torres (3/3)