Ary Farias is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Ramon Lemos, who also worked extensively with Ricardo Vieira and Ronaldo Jacaré during his lower belt career. While climbing the ranks of jiu jitsu, Farias was regarded as one of the hottest prospects in the sport, a reputation he cemented through numerous international titles. Aside from his many grappling accolades, Ary Farias also ventured into mixed martial arts (MMA).
Ary Farias Jiu Jitsu
Full Name: Ary de Melo Farias
Nickname: “Aryzinho” is a gentle way of saying Ary in Portuguese.
- IBJJF World Champion (2016/2011 black, 2010/2009 brown, 2008 purple)
- IBJJF European Champion (2011 black, 2010/2009 brown)
- CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2011 black, 2008/2007 purple)
- IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (purple)
- IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2013)
- CBJJ Brazilian National Championship Runner-up (2012)
- IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2017/2012)
- IBJJF European Championship 3rd Place (2010* brown)
Weight Division: Peso Pluma (64kg – 141lbs).
Affiliation/Team: Atos (Formerly Checkmat and ASLE).
Ary Farias Biography
Ary Farias was born in Manaus, Brazil. He started training Jiu Jitsu at the famous ASLE academy when he was 11 years old. Ary Farias had always been a big sports enthusiast, fighting sports in particular, so it was a small step until he picked up on BJJ.
Farias’ first BJJ instructor was none other than world champion Ronaldo Jacare who taught the kid’s classes at ASLE. Ary trained under Jacare’s tutelage until he was 16, working with the BJJ star every day, even sharing a house with Ronaldo in the ASLE training camp. By the time Ary got to 16 years of age he was already a huge prospect in BJJ winning every major regional tournament he entered. As Ary Farias was introduced to the adult’s classes his tuition was handed to ASLES’ head coach Henrique Machado, Ary’s temper collided with that of the head coach, ultimately leading Ary to leave the gym. As Ary had met and befriended Alain “Finfou” in one of the many tournaments he competed at, he asked Alain if he could train with him at his gym the Fightzone academy, where Alain trained under the guidance of Ricardo Vieira. “Finfou” intervened on Ary’s behalf and Ricardo Vieira accepted Faria in his gym, which involved a move to Rio de Janeiro.
Moving to Rio de Janeiro Ary Farias dedicated all his time to his BJJ career, training his strength and conditioning in the famous X-Gym with Rogerio Camões and his Jiu Jitsu with Vieira at Fightzone, the headquarters of Checkmat in Rio. This union was extremely fruitful and Ary Farias started to be regarded not only as a regional talent, but as a world wide prospect.
In his time with Checkmat Ary Farias became very close to another important “up and coming” team mate, Yuri Simões, the two became very close friends to the point that Simões’ family ended adopting the young Ary Farias. After a few years with the Checkmat team, Ary received his brown belt from Ricardo Vieira (2009), but in an unexpected change of events, on March 2010 Ary moved to the Atos team together with his brother Yuri. Though his brother soon returned to Checkmat, Ary continued with Atos, receiving his black belt from Ramon Lemos the leader of the team, in a ceremony held in Rio Claro on November 2010. On Ary Farias’ first competition as a black belt, the European Open, on the 30th of January 2011, Ary won his first gold medal at the highest level in BJJ in a final match fought against one of the most dominant rooster weight in history, Bruno Malfacine. A fight won by 6×4 (points).
Ary Farias Grappling Record
9 SUBMISSIONS WINS
0 SUBMISSION LOSSES
Ary Farias Fight History
|2868||Augusto MendesAugusto Mendes||L||Pts: 4x2||World Pro.||65KG||R1||2011|
|3698||Isaque PaivaIsaque Paiva||L||Referee Decision||Gramado Trials||65KG||SF||2012|
|3918||Laercio FernandesLaercio Fernandes||L||Pts: 4x4, Adv||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2012|
|4724||Gabriel MoraesGabriel Moraes||L||Adv||World Champ.||64KG||F||2013|
|9772||Paulo MiyaoPaulo Miyao||L||Pts: 4x2||World Champ.||64KG||F||2016|
|12527||Isaac DoederleinIsaac Doederlein||L||Adv||Las Vegas Open||70KG||F||2017|
|12730||Mikey MusumeciMikey Musumeci||L||Pts: 10x10, Adv||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2017|
|15742||Mikey MusumeciMikey Musumeci||L||Pts: 4x0||World Champ.||64KG||F||2018|
|2812||Bruno MalfacineBruno Malfacine||W||Pts: 6x4||European||64KG||F||2011|
|2906||Fernando Resende||W||Pts: 4x0||World P. NoGi||64KG||R1||2011|
|2919||Leandro MartinsLeandro Martins||W||Points||Brasileiro||64KG||SF||2011|
|2920||Gabriel MoraesGabriel Moraes||W||Pts: 2x0||Brasileiro||64KG||F||2011|
|2976||Dai Yoshioka||W||Pts: 2x0||World Champ.||64KG||RDS||2011|
|3070||Pablo SilvaPablo Silva||W||Pts: 2x2, Adv||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2011|
|3101||Samir ChantreSamir Chantre||W||Pts: 3x0||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2011|
|3896||Kouhel Ebashi||W||Botinha||World Champ.||64KG||R1||2012|
|3907||Daniel BelezaDaniel Beleza||W||Botinha||World Champ.||64KG||R2||2012|
|3914||Carlos EsquisitoCarlos Esquisito||W||Pts: 2x2, Adv||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2012|
|4719||Laercio FernandesLaercio Fernandes||W||Pts: 6x0||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2013|
|4722||Yukinori SasaYukinori Sasa||W||Adv||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2013|
|9256||Severi Nenonen||W||N/A||Rome Open||70KG||4F||2016|
|9257||Ashley Jordan||W||N/A||Rome Open||70KG||SF||2016|
|9715||Jose Gallardo||W||Choke from back||Miami Spring Open||70KG||F||2016|
|9761||Milton BastosMilton Bastos||W||Cross choke||World Champ.||64KG||R2||2016|
|9767||Gabriel MoraesGabriel Moraes||W||Pts: 2x0||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2016|
|9770||Hiago GeorgeHiago George||W||Referee Decision||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2016|
|12525||Jonathan Buren||W||N/A||Las Vegas Open||70KG||SF||2017|
|12611||Orlando Silva Jr||W||Choke from back||San Diego Open||70KG||SF||2017|
|12612||Fabbio Passos||W||Kneebar||San Diego Open||70KG||F||2017|
|12721||Paulo Santana||W||Choke from back||World Champ.||64KG||8F||2017|
|12726||Samir ChantreSamir Chantre||W||Pts: 13x0||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2017|
|15629||Kaio Cesar||W||N/A||San Diego Open||70KG||4F||2018|
|15631||Jonathan Buren||W||N/A||San Diego Open||70KG||SF||2018|
|15643||Joao SomaliaJoao Somalia||W||Kneebar||ACBJJ 13||60KG||SPF||2018|
|15731||Eduardo Yezeguie||W||Estima lock||World Champ.||64KG||R1||2018|
|15737||Rene Lopez||W||Pts: 0x0, Adv||World Champ.||64KG||4F||2018|
|15741||Joao MiyaoJoao Miyao||W||Pts: 2x0||World Champ.||64KG||SF||2018|
Ary Farias vs Adriano Dida
Ary Farias vs Marcio Santos
Ary Farias vs Bruno Célio
Ary Farias vs Bruno Malfacine