Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

Felipe Pena “Preguiça”

Felipe Pena, also known as Felipe Preguiça, is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt from the Gracie Barra academy in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, who was regarded as one of the biggest prospects in the jiu jitsu world while he was still a brown belt, after tremendous performances in tournaments such as the World Championships and the Copa Podio. Felipe Pena is also the brother of another figure of BJJ, Augusto “Tio Chico”.

Felipe “Preguiça” Pena Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Felipe Carsalade Pena

Nickname: “Preguiça” means lazy, or sloth. The nickname was given by Vinicus “Draculino” when Felipe Pena started practicing jiu jitsu as a teenager, the reason being he was very lazy and slow from being overweight. The nickname ended up motivating Felipe to train harder.

Lineage:  Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Carlos Gracie Junior > Vinicius Magalhães > Marcelo Azevedo > Felipe Pena

Main Achievements:

  • World Champion (2014 black, 2012 brown, 2011 purple – weight & absolute)
  • Copa Podio Champion (2014)
  • South American Champion (2012 brown – weight & absolute, 2011 brown – weight & absolute)
  • Pan American Champion (2012 brown, 2011 purple)
  • European Open Champion (2012 brown)
  • Brazilian National Champion (2014 black, weight & absolute; 2012 brown)
  • World Silver Medallist (2012 brown absolute)
  • Brazilian National Silver Medallist (2010 purple)

Favorite Technique/Position: Open guard & tacking the back.

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88kg/194lbs)

Team/Association: Gracie Barra

Felipe Pena “Preguiça” Biography

Felipe Pena was born on the 19th of October in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 14, strongly influenced by his brother Augusto Vieira, also known as “Tio Chico” (Uncle Fester). Preguiça’s first coach was Mauro Gerald, who was responsible for the kids BJJ program at Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte, however, once Felipe Pena reached blue belt level, Marcelo “Uirapuru” and Sérgio Benini became his mentors.

Ever since Felipe Preguiça started training with the adults team at the academy, he decided that he wanted to follow the career of a Jiu Jitsu competitor. Through hard work, dedication and his natural talent  Felipe quickly started making his mark in Jiu Jitsu, winning important tournaments at purple belt and brown belt, before earning his black belt from the hands of Master Draculino and Marcelo Azevedo (Uirapuru). Felipe has also found inspiration in his BJJ style in another product of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy of Gracie Barra at Belo Horizonte, Mr Romulo Barral.

Felipe Pena Grappling Record

33 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    14 (42%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    15 (45%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

15 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Mata leao
33
5
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Choke from back
27
4
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Triangle
13
2
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Bow and arrow
7
1
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Submission
7
1
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Triangle/armbar
7
1
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Toe hold
7
1
15
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
6 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    3 (50%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (17%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    2 (33%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

2 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

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Armbar
50
1
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Footlock
50
1
2
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Felipe Pena Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
3441Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsPan American88KGRD12013
3671Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArmbarBrasileiro CBJJE88KGNA2013
3854Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 6x2NoGi Worlds88KGF2013
3978Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanABSSF2014
4265Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLFootlockWorld Champ.ABS1/4F2014
5453Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld ProABS1/4F2015
3506Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWPts: 7x0Copa Podio88KGGP2013
3514Davi RamosDavi RamosWChoke from backCopa Podio88KGGP2013
3520Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWTriangleCopa Podio88KGGP2013
3522Travis StevensWPts: 9x2Copa Podio88KGSF2013
3524Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWPts: 4x2Copa Podio88KGF2013
3961UnknownWBow and arrowPan AmericanABSRD22014
3971Jackson SousaJackson SousaWSubmissionPan AmericanABSRD32014
3973Diego HertzogWPointsPan AmericanABS1/4F2014
4140Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPointsBrasileiroABSSF2014
4149Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWAdvBrasileiro88KGF2014
4251Giovanne DeallemaWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSRD22014
4261Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWRefree DecisionWorld Champ.ABSRD32014
4379John JordanWPts: 42x2World Champ.94KGRDS2014
4382Nivaldo OliveiraNivaldo OliveiraWTriangle/armbarWorld Champ.94KG1/4F2014
4385Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KGSF2014
4386Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 6x4World Champ.94KGF2014
4651Gregor GracieGregor GracieWPts: 10x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
4654Erberth S.WPts: 5x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
4658Thiago SaWChoke from backCopa Podio85KGGP2014
4665Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 7x2Copa Podio85KGSF2014
4666Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio85KGF2014
5292Paulo CesarWMata leaoADCC RJ88KGRD12015
5293Emanuel NetoWMata leaoADCC RJ88KGRD22015
5297Marlon JoseWMata leaoADCC RJ88KGRD32015
5300Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWMata leaoADCC RJ88KG1/4F2015
5301Victor EstimaVictor EstimaWPts: 2x0ADCC RJ88KGSF2015
5302Isaque BahienseWMata leaoADCC RJ88KGF2015
5400Erberth SantosErberth SantosWPts: 7x2World Pro95KGRD12015
5403Felipe GargamelWTriangleWorld Pro95KG1/4F2015
5405Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 4x2World Pro95KGSF2015
5406Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 8x2World Pro95KGF2015
5441Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWToe holdWorld ProABSRD12015
5452Marcelo BernardoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ProABSRD22015

Felipe Pena vs Felipe Sagat

Felipe Pena vs Charles Negromonte

Felipe Pena vs Thiago Almeida

 

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