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André Góis

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André Góis is a jiu-jitsu black belt under Lucas Lepri, who worked extensively with Luciano Nucci (Casquinha) while representing the Alliance team in the sport at an international level. Góis made a name for himself in the colored belt divisions while competing on the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) circuit, where he conquered important titles such as the Pan American and Brazilian National tournaments.

André Góis Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: André Nascimento dos Santos Góis

Nickname: In Brazil, André is commonly known as Nêga – although the name is mostly avoided in the US due to it being connoted as offensive. The origin of the nickname goes back to a famous Brazilian YouTuber/comedian named Pranchana Jack, who had a viral song named “Nêga do Subaco Cabeludo“. André was a fan of the song and his friends, jokingly, compared Gois’ with the kid featured on the video, which quickly became associated with André. At first, Góis was called the full extent of the song name, but with time it was shortened to Nêga.

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Carlson GracieSergio Bolão > Mauro Chueng > Elan Santiago > Lucas Lepri > André Góis

Main Achievements:

  • 1st IBJJF Place Miami Winter Open (2020)
  • 1st IBJJF Place Atlanta Open (2020)
  • 3rd IBJJF Place Miami Winter Open (2020*)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF American Nationals (2020)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF Brazilian Nationals (2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2016 purple)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF European Open (2015 blue)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2019 brown)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Brazilian Nationals (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place FPJJ São Paulo State Championship (2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Sao Paulo Open (2015 blue, 2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Rio Winter Open (2016 purple)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Sao Paulo BJJ Pro (2017 purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Well Rounded

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76,00 kg / 168.0 lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance

André Góis Biography

André Góis was born on October 8, 1996, in São Paulo, Brazil, growing up in Cangaiba, on the Eastern side of SP.

Growing up, André practiced a number of sports, with football (soccer), being his favorite. With time, and particularly after he found jiu-jitsu, all other activities were thrown on the backburner. It was also through soccer, in a round-about way, that Góis found jiu-jitsu.

At the age of 15, André broke his arm – for the third time, playing soccer. While placed on the sidelines due to his injury, Góis started playing computer games, becoming a big fan of EA Sports’ UFC, and it was through gaming that the young São Paulo native discovered jiu-jitsu, by getting to know the grapplers on that game. Curious about this martial art, after his arm healed up, André decided to join a friend who practiced the gentle art at a local police officers club, there starting his path in this sport.

Góis spent his first 6 months of jiu-jitsu under the guidance of Thiago Prado, but as André became growingly involved in the sport and decided to train more often than the classes that were offered by the police club, Prado guided the young athlete to Mestre Casquinha, (Luciano Nucci), who became his coach from then on.

Casquinha is widely regarded as one of the most prolific coaches in the São Paulo state, the man behind athletes such as Dimitrius Souza, Marcus Vinicius Ribeiro, Felipe Linhares, Juan Kamezawa to name a few. It was under this very competitive environment that André Góis prospered into one of the rising stars of the Brazilian circuit, earning all his rank upgrades, up to brown belt, from Nucci.

In 2016 purple belt André crossed paths with a student of Lucas Lepri at the Pan American Championship. Góis took the opportunity and meet the legendary lightweight. From that first interaction, Góis went on to do a few workshops with Lepri, and by 2018 an exciting opportunity arose: To spend 5 months in Charlotte, NC, training for the World Championship at Lucas’s academy. From that experience, André was then invited to be part of Lucas’ workgroup.

This close relationship with Lucas Lepri and his team led to Góis’ black belt promotion, in December 2019. A grading awarded by Lucas Lepri.

Andre Gois Grappling Record

23 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    9 (39%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    13 (57%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

13 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
23
3
#86e620
Armbar
15
2
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
8
1
#d1212a
Triangle
8
1
#fad11b
Outside heel hook
8
1
#f58822
Inside heel hook
8
1
#224aba
Kneebar
8
1
#ff9124
Brabo choke
8
1
#bf1f6c
Cross choke
8
1
#22c9a5
Violin armlock
8
1
13
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
12 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (33%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (42%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (8%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (8%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke
20
1
#86e620
Guillotine
20
1
#5AD3D1
Armbar
20
1
#d1212a
Triangle
20
1
#fad11b
Choke from back
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Andre Gois Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
23295Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLChokeMiami WOABSSF2020
23879Guthierry BarbosaGuthierry BarbosaLPts: 2x1Grand Slam MIA85KGSF2020
23883Matheus OliveiraLPts: 2x0Grand Slam MIA85KGRPC2020
24007Felipe SilvaLPts: 2x0Pan American82KG8F2020
24305Michael TrassoMichael TrassoLPts: 2x0No Gi Pan Am.79KGR12020
24335David GarmoDavid GarmoLGuillotineNo Gi Pan Am.ABSR12020
24398Ronaldo JuniorRonaldo JuniorLArmbarAmerican Nats82KGSF2020
25941Jeferson GuaresiJeferson GuaresiLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Pan Am.85KG8F2021
26458Bruno MatiasBruno MatiasLReferee DecisionAmerican Nats88KGF2021
27029Ricardo RezendeRicardo RezendeLTriangleGrand Slam MIA85KG4F2021
27034Alexandre JesusAlexandre JesusLDQGrand Slam MIA85KGRPC2021
27364Yago SouzaYago SouzaLChoke from backPan American82KG8F2021
23090Jeovany OrtizWPointsAtlanta WO82KG4F2020
23091Jake MackenzieJake MackenzieWPointsAtlanta WO82KGSF2020
23282Lucas SantosWChoke from backMiami WO82KG4F2020
23283Alexandre MolinaroAlexandre MolinaroWArmbarMiami WO82KGSF2020
23284Julian SynanWBrabo chokeMiami WO82KGF2020
23290Thiago AlvesWCross chokeMiami WOABSR12020
23292Pedro PalharesWPointsMiami WOABS4F2020
23871Nisar LoynabNisar LoynabWPts: 2x1Grand Slam MIA85KGR12020
23877Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam MIA85KG4F2020
24003Eric ThomasWArmbarPan American82KGR12020
24295Gialysson AdaoWPts: 2x0No Gi Pan Am.79KGR12020
24394Matheus OliveiraWPts: 3x0American Nats82KG4F2020
25548Joshua McKinneyWViolin armlockCharleston Open88KGRR2021
25549Joshua McKinneyWToe holdCharleston Open88KGF2021
25935Thiago GracaWPts: 6x4NoGi Pan Am.85KGR12021
26332Julian SynanWChoke from backAtlanta Open88KGSF2021
26333Anthony ElbertWN/AAtlanta Open88KGF2021
26454Rhehan SilvaWTriangleAmerican Nats88KG4F2021
26457Joshua McKinneyWChoke from backAmerican Nats88KGSF2021
26508Romualdo AndradeWOutside heel hookAmerican NGN85KG4F2021
26512Armando EsquerWInside heel hookAmerican NGN85KGSF2021
26513Stanley RosaWPts: 26x0American NGN85KGF2021
27356Ularislao CordovaWKneebarPan American82KGR12021

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