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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fighter Wiki, All their history from their favorite techniques to the meaning behind their Portuguese nicknames as well as fight videos and techniques. Learn more about your favorite Jiu Jitsu figures on this section.

Another great event from Copa Podio happened last night (22nd of November 2014). Thought with several stream issues, a historical problem with the promotion, …

Well known for his work as a jiu jitsu commentator and promoter, Riccardo Ammendolia is also a black belt under the Mendes bros, being the first person to achieve the rank under the famous Atos jiu jitsu duo.

Patrick Gaudio is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt, a rank awarded by his father, Fabiano Gaudio. Patrick made a name for himself in the lower belt divisions of sport jiu jitsu, fighting for the Top Brother academy and later for GF Team, with whom he conquered the brown belt world title and a world professional championship in 2014.

Master José Higino is a Brazilian jiu jisu 9th degree red belt from the famous Oswaldo Fadda lineage. A former student of Master Aderbal Baptista during …

Budo Jake is a black belt as well as a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under the illustrious Carlos Gracie Junior of the Gracie Barra academy. Jake is also the co-founder of BudoVideos, one of martial arts’ largest instructional producers, as well as being a respected host of a number of jiu jitsu related programs

Julius Park is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt and the founder of the Crazy 88 academy, a highly organized Baltimore (Maryland, US) academy that in its short existence has managed to produce some of the toughest American competitors to date, people such as Tim Spriggs, Tye Murphy, Devon Delbrugge and many others.

Alain Pozo is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Wilson Junior of the Carlson Gracie team, United Kingdom. One of the first students of the renowned Zé Radiola academy during the late 1990s, Pozo traveled the world settling in the town of Colchester – Essex, England, where he developed some of England’s most promising jiu jitsu competitors, competitors such as Taylor Pearlman, James Costa, Janis Rietskins, to name a few.

André Luiz Candido da Silva, commonly known in the Brazilian jiu jitsu community as André ‘Marola’ is a black belt under Wendel Alexander, and the head coach of Nova União’s jiu jitsu team, at the academy’s headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, having replaced the legendary André Pederneira’s position as coach in the team in 2008.

A former DI wrestler, AJ Agazarm became known in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for his fast gameness, his scrambles and his takedowns which earned him numerous titles and his black belt (2013), awarded by Eduardo de Lima and Carlos Gracie Junior.

Eddie Bravo is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Jean Jacques Machado, being the founder of 10th planet jiu jitsu. Bravo made his mark in the jiu jitsu world by submitting Royler Gracie at the ADCC (2003), after which he launched his 10th planet jiu jitsu, a program that became widely publicized, gathering a huge following in the grappling and MMA circuits.

With many of the world’s biggest jiu jitsu stars missing from the tournament, there was space for some new blood to display their skills in the later brackets and some curious match-ups to occur. Confirm right here all the results from the black belt brackets,

Tim Spriggs is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Julius Park of the Crazy 88 academy, an affiliate of Lloyd Irvin‘s academy. Born …

The story of Mitsuyo Esai Maeda, the famous Count Koma, did not stop at Carlos Gracie. This legendary Japanese figure went on to open one of the most historical academies in the north-eastern states in Brazil. A team that produced many other important fighters, still standing proud today, teaching their unique style of Judo.

Sergio Zimmermann is a Jiu Jitsu black belt who made ​​a career competing in Europe having won the European Jiu Jitsu Open, one of the top competitions in BJJ’s yearly calendar on 10 occasions.

Gianni Grippo is widely regarded as one of the leading figures of the ‘Berimbolo Generation’ of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, having built that reputation in the lower belt divisions of the sport where he conquered 6 world titles (4 with the gi and 2 without). Grippo competed for the Renzo Gracie Academy up until brown belt, when he switched to Marcelo Garcia’s Alliance, continuing his grappling career at the multiple time world champion academy.

One of the top competitors of his generation, Victor Silverio became a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt in 2013, a grade he earned training under the supervision of the illustrious Master Julio Cesar of the Grappling Fight Team (GFT).

Shimon Mochizuki was the first Dane to achieve the status of black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a rank awarded by Leonardo Vieira, being also one of Europe’s most successful coaches.

Gustavo Dias is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Cristiano Marcello and Ocimar Costa, who competes for the Gracie Humaita team, Dias has a long list of accomplishments

Marcio André is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and one of the top athletes of his generation in the sport, being also one of the prime representatives of the Nova Uniao team in the gi.

Thiago Sá Fortes is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Ricardo Vieira, and a top level competitor in the IBJJF tournament circuit, representing the Checkmat academy.