Fernando Margarida is one of the most accomplished and exciting fighters to have walked the earth. The Sao Paulo native had some of most memorable fights in the Mundial event (world championships), such as his duels with Saulo Ribeiro, Roger Gracie and Flavio Almeida. A big name in the BJJ media at the beginning of [...]
Archive for February, 2011
Flavio Almeida is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Gracie Barra founder, Carlos Gracie Junior, he is also the brother of UFC veteran Ricardo Almeida. In the late 1990’s Flavio Almeida was regarded as one of the hottest prospects in BJJ, though a premature retirement to pursue an academic career took him out of [...]
Laercio Fernandes is one of the top jiu jitsu competitors in the Pluma weight division (under 64kg/141lbs). A black belt under Givanildo Santana, this fighter from the state of Sao Paulo raised a few eyebrows in 2010 after he defeated the heavy favourite Caio Terra on his way to the top spot at the podium [...]
An unbiased and educated analysis of the DVD released by Lucas Lepri, the Alliance black belt and 2007 BJJ world champion, also known as “Lucas Lepri: Techniques of a World Champion DVD“. Find out if this is the instructional suitable for your needs and what to expect from the material there displayed.
Pedro Sauer is one of the most eloquent BJJ black belts in the business, the 8th degree Rickson Gracie black belt who has been residing in the United States since the early 1990’s has captured a legion of followers through the many lectures he gives regarding one’s progress in Jiu Jitsu and through the great [...]
Jake Shields is a professional MMA fighter with a background in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling. The Cesar Gracie black belt achieved several medals in grappling before turning his career completely to MMA, having achieved a Pan American gold medal and a bronze medal at the ADCC, the world’s most prestigious Nogi organization, defeating the [...]
Always trying to bring the hottest information regarding Jiu Jitsu to the BJJ Heroes readers, we have caught up with 2010 Nogi Brazilian Nogi champion Antonio “Batista” Peinado. The Alliance ace is slowly stepping in to MMA, first helping prepare UFC middleweight Demian Maia prepare for his bout with Kendal Grove in 2010 and recently [...]
One of the main American figures in Jiu Jitsu and Submission Wrestling tournaments at the turn of the millennium, the Hawaiian Baret Yoshida is an ADCC medallist and World No Gi Champion who earned his black belt training under Egan Inoue guidance, having fought against the elite of BJJ with some very solid wins – [...]
Daniel Beleza is one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors to have come out from the famous “Sazinho” BJJ academy (SAS) located in Fortaleza, Brazil. A black belt since December 2000 Daniel Beleza has obtained several important titles such as Pan American champion and World Cup champion (CBJJO). Following a certain BJJ black belt trend [...]
Gabriel Goulart is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt from the Alliance team. A close friend of Lucas Lepri, Gabriel Goulart started training due to the influence of the 2007 BJJ lightweight world champion, and his talent has shined through on many occasions having been pointed out as one of the biggest up and comers by Jiu Jitsu’s media in 2010 being rewarded with his belt by his master Fabio Gurgel still in 2010.
Jacob Mackenzie is a Canadian BJJ black belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, known for his deep half guard prowess and for competing extensively in Brazil. Today Jake Mackenzie is living proof of the growth that the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has had since the turn of the millennium. Jake Mackenzie in Detail Full Name: [...]