JOHNATHA ALVES: 2017 ROYAL INVITATIONAL CHAMPION

JUST ONE WEEK AFTER WINNING THE 2017 IBJJF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AND RECEIVING HIS PURPLE BELT ON THE PODIUM, JOHNATHA ALVES WAS BACK IN ACTION AT THE 2017 ROYAL INVITATIONAL, COMPETING IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (154.5 & UNDER). AFTER THREE FIGHTS, JOHNATHA CLOSED OUT THE DIVISION WITH ATOS TEAMMATE JONNATAS GRACIE. JOHNATHA WAS AWARDED A CASH PRIZE OF $1,300 DOLLARS. 

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