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Anderson Pereira is an European Jiu Jitsu Champion and a Submission de Campos medallist (one of Brazil’s most prestigeous No Gi events). A black belt under the prestigeous Zé Marcello, Anderson “Deton” has represented the Brazilian Top Team (BTT) academy in different countries, including Switzerland.

Anderson Pereira Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Anderson Pereira da Silva Breder.

Nickname: “Deton” was a name that started because Anderson had a young student which couldn’t say Anderson, instead she called him “Deton”. As a joke all his team mates started calling Anderson by Deton and the name stood until this day.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Sérgio Bolão > Zé Marcello > Anderson Pereira

Main Achievements:

  • World No-Gi Champion (2009)
  • European Champion (2007)
  • European Bronze Medallist (2010)
  • Silver Medallist at Submission de Campos (2004)

Favourite Technique: Lapel Chokes.

Weight Category: Featherweight.

Team/Association: Brazilian Top Team.

Anderson Pereira Biography

Anderson Pereira was born on the 5th of July, 1977 in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro State.

Anderson started training Jiu Jitsu when he was 15 to complement his ground game. He was already a Judoka, and since strangle holds and armlocks are available from that age onwards in competitive Judo, he picked up Jiu Jitsu classes with Aurelio Arruda in the Oriente Academy in Niteroi. he achieved his yellow, blue and purple belts in BJJ with Mr Arruda.

He moved academies when he was a purple belt and started training with Brazilian Top Team’s Ze Marcello, the man that awarded him his brown and black belts.

Anderson Pereira is now the head instructor at Brazilian Top Team Geneve-Suisse (

Anderson Pereira vs Thier Tavares

One Comment

  • Sariyah says:

    Hello. You really have a very informative site. Anderson alongside Ze Marcello is an affiliate of Icon Jiu Jitsu since this year. Cheers

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