ADCC – Female Competitors List

It’s getting closer to September and the ADCC World Championships, to be held in Finland on September 23-24. Women’s division have eight competitors, four qualified athletes, three invitations and the defending champ in each weight class. According to FloGrappling Ana Laura Cordeiro is out of competition.

Check out the full competitors list, who is your favorite pick?


  • Mackenzie Dern (2015 Champion)
  • Bianca Basílio, Brazil (South American Trials winner)
  • Rikako Yuasa, Japan (Asia and Oceania Trials winner)
  • Elizabeth Clay, USA (North American Trials winner)
  • Ffion Davies, UK (European Trials winner)
  • Michelle Nicolini (Invited)
  • Beatriz Mesquita (Invited)
  • Tammi Musumeci (Invited)


  • Ana Laura Cordeiro (2015 Champion)
  • Talita Nogueira, Brazil (South American Trials winner)
  • Tara White, USA (North American Trials winner)
  • Samantha Cook, UK (European Trials winner)
  • Jessica Flowers (Invited)
  • Gabi Garcia (Invited)
  • Amanda Santana (Invited)
  • Venla Luukkonen (Invited)

Will this championship give us another epic battle between Dern and Nicolini? Picture from FloGrappling

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Johanna Tavares

Johanna Tavares is a blue belt under Renato Tavares de Moraes. She trains under Renato and Eduardo "Teta" Rios, representing Frontline Academy in Oslo. Besides jiu jitsu, Johanna is also a fitness instructor and CrossFit level 1 trainer. She contributes to the Ladies Only BJJ blog and website, supporting with her knowledge as a full-time student in marketing and key account management.

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