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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.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Andre Pederneiras > Ramon Lemos > Ary Farias

Main Achievements/Record:

  • 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)

* Absolute

Favorite Position/ Technique: Berimbolo, Open Guard

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

24 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    13 (54%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (29%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
43
3
#86e620
Botinha
29
2
#5AD3D1
Cross choke
14
1
#d1212a
Kneebar
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
7 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    2 (29%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (57%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (14%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Ary Farias Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
2839Augusto MendesAugusto MendesLPts: 4x2World Pro.65KGR12011
3658Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLReferee DecisionGramado Trials65KGSF2012
3868Laercio FernandesLaercio FernandesLPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.64KGSF2012
4648Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesLAdvWorld Champ.64KGF2013
9593Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 4x2World Champ.64KGF2016
12276Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinLAdvLas Vegas Open70KGF2017
12472Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 10x10, AdvWorld Champ.64KGSF2017
2782Ikuta MakotoWN/AEuropean64KGSF2011
2784Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineWPts: 6x4European64KGF2011
2877Fernando ResendeWPts: 4x0World P. NoGi64KGR12011
2890Leandro MartinsLeandro MartinsWPointsBrasileiro64KGSF2011
2891Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesWPts: 2x0Brasileiro64KGF2011
2944Dai YoshiokaWPts: 2x0World Champ.64KGRDS2011
3038Pablo SilvaPablo SilvaWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.64KG4F2011
3069Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPts: 3x0World Champ.64KGSF2011
3846Kouhel EbashiWBotinhaWorld Champ.64KGR12012
3857Daniel BelezaDaniel BelezaWBotinhaWorld Champ.64KGR22012
3864Carlos EsquisitoCarlos EsquisitoWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.64KG4F2012
4643Laercio FernandesLaercio FernandesWPts: 6x0World Champ.64KG4F2013
4646Yukinori SasaYukinori SasaWAdvWorld Champ.64KGSF2013
9077Severi NenonenWN/ARome Open70KG4F2016
9078Ashley JordanWN/ARome Open70KGSF2016
9536Jose GallardoWChoke from backMiami Spring Open70KGF2016
9582Milton BastosMilton BastosWCross chokeWorld Champ.64KGR22016
9588Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesWPts: 2x0World Champ.64KG4F2016
9591Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.64KGSF2016
12274Jonathan BurenWN/ALas Vegas Open70KGSF2017
12360Orlando Silva JrWChoke from backSan Diego Open70KGSF2017
12361Fabbio PassosWKneebarSan Diego Open70KGF2017
12463Paulo SantanaWChoke from backWorld Champ.64KG8F2017
12468Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPts: 13x0World Champ.64KG4F2017

Ary Farias vs Adriano Dida

Ary Farias vs Marcio Santos

Ary Farias vs Bruno Célio

Ary Farias vs Bruno Malfacine

 

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