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Matalon Wins at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships

Maia Matalon, a student at a local martial arts school, won her division at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships, which were held in Long Beach, Calif. at the end of May. Matalon is a student and instructor at Fifty/50 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, which is located at 929 W. Broad Street #103 and won the brown belt heavyweight division at the competition.

She also tied with Jessica de Silva Oliveira for third place in the brown belt open class division. For more information about Fifty/50 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, visit 5050bjj.com.