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Arnaldo Maidana

Arnaldo Maidana

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Arnaldo Maidana de Oliveira is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Gilberto Gabas, being also one of the most exciting talents of his generation. Maidana made a name for himself in the brown belt division of the sport, conquering important medals in the World Championship (gi/no-gi) and Brazilian Nationals implementing an eye pleasing grappling style with which he submitted some of the sport’s hottest prospects, including Felipe Pena and Vitor Silvério, a style that carried on to his black belt campaigns.

Arnaldo Maidana Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Arnaldo Maidana de Oliveira

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Waldomiro Perez > Roberto Godoi > Marco Barbosa > Gilberto Gabas > Arnaldo Maidana

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF American National Champion (2015)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2014)
  • ACBJJ 7 LW Grand Prix No-Gi 2nd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF Pans Championship 2nd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF Boca Raton International Open 2nd Place (2015)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2015)
  • IBJJF Dallas International Open 3rd Place (2014)
  • IBJJF San Francisco Open 3rd Place (2015)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio International Open Champion (2011 purple)
  • IBJJF São Paulo International Open Champion (2012 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2013 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Championship 2nd Place (2012 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio International Open Championship 2nd Place (2011* purple)
  • IBJJF São Paulo International Open 2nd Place (2012* brown)
  • IBJJF uropean Open 3rd Place (2012 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Championship 3rd Place (2012* brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Weight Division: Peso Pesado (94kg/207lbs)

Favorite Position/Technique: Omoplata

Team/Association: Checkmat

Arnaldo Maidana Biography

Arnaldo Maidana was born on May 17, 1991 in Aracatuba – São Paulo state, Brazil.

A big fan of martial arts from early on, Arnaldo began his training at the young age of 7 through capoeira and taekwondo. Years later he picked up an interest in jiu jitsu by watching his older brother, who was an avid grappler, deciding to join him when he was 16 years old (2005).

Arnaldo’s career in grappling started with coach Gilberto Gabas in Aracatuba, an instructor who stood by Maidana all the way to black belt, a promotion achieved on December 2013. Shortly after earning the grade Maidana moved to the United States to be closer to the jiu jitsu circuit and become a professional in the sport, as a competitor and coach. Then joining the Checkmat team network.

Arnaldo Maidana Grappling Record

56 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    15 (27%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    34 (61%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

34 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
24
8
#86e620
Kneebar
15
5
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
12
4
#d1212a
Triangle
9
3
#fad11b
Guillotine
6
2
#f58822
Botinha
6
2
#224aba
Omoplata
6
2
#ff9124
Choke
6
2
#bf1f6c
Submission
3
1
#22c9a5
Wristlock/Omoplata
3
1
#fad223
Arm in guillotine
3
1
#03861f
Anaconda choke
3
1
#039a1f
RNC
3
1
#03b41f
Bow and arrow
3
1
34
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
36 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    14 (39%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (6%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    17 (47%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (8%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

17 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
RNC
18
3
#86e620
Armbar
18
3
#5AD3D1
Triangle
12
2
#d1212a
Estima lock
6
1
#fad11b
Gogoplata
6
1
#f58822
Mounted X choke
6
1
#224aba
Omoplata
6
1
#ff9124
Darce choke
6
1
#bf1f6c
Kneebar
6
1
#22c9a5
Choke
6
1
#fad223
Ezekiel
6
1
#03861f
Toe Hold
6
1
17
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Arnaldo Maidana Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
5332Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 17x0Pan American94KG8F2014
5838Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLOmoplataDallas OpenABS4F2014
5974Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLDarce chokeNoGi Worlds88KGF2014
6360Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPointsJJ World League94KGSF2015
6626Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLArmbarSF OpenABS4F2015
6638Diego HerzogLPts: 0x0, AdvSF Open94KGSF2015
6759Pedro MelloPedro MelloLKneebarPan American88KG4F2015
7178Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLPts: 6x2Boca Raton Open100KGF2015
7268Abraham MarteAbraham MarteLTriangleWorld Champ.ABSR12015
7384Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLChokeWorld Champ.94KG8F2015
8018Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLArmbarDallas OpenABSF2015
8347Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLEzekielNoGi Worlds91KGSF2015
8390Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLToe HoldNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
9199Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoLPts: 12x0Pan American94KG4F2016
9249Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPts: 10x4Pan AmericanABSR22016
9897Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.94KGR12016
10306Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLPts: 8x0Grand Slam LA94KGF2016
10543Nick SchrockNick SchrockLEstima lockBJJ Pro LA94KG4F2016
10762William BushLPts: 13x2NoGi Worlds92KG4F2016
11703Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLTriangleACBJJ 485KGSF2017
11835Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 12x0Pan AmericanABS8F2017
11948Diogo AraujoLReferee DecisionPan American88KG8F2017
12722Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLPts: 10x0World Champ.ABSR12017
12885Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.94KG8F2017
13013Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLRNCAmerican NG Nats91KGSF2017
13058Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLRNCAmerican Nats94KGSF2017
13351Josh HingerJosh HingerLGogoplataACBJJ 785KGF2017
14230Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioLPts: 4x2ACB JJ Worlds95KGF2017
14344Joao RochaJoao RochaLRNCNoGi WorldsABS4F2017
14515Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLMounted X chokeACB 1085KGSPF2018
14831AJ SousaAJ SousaLReferee DecisionACBJJ 1185KGSPF2018
14866Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanABSR22018
14955Tanner RiceTanner RiceLArmbarPan American94KGSF2018
17093Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 15x0LA BJJ Pro94KGF2018
17280Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteLPointsSJJIF Worlds100KGF2018
17290Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteLPointsSJJIF NG World100KGF2018
5330Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWChoke from backPan American94KGR12014
5409Brian CarlsenWChoke from backFIVEABSN/A2014
5410Jason AckermanWKneebarFIVEABSN/A2014
5411Sergio RiosWPts: 2x0FIVE Cali. 2ABSR12014
5413Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWAdvFIVE Cali. 2ABS4F2014
5414Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesWArmbarFIVE Cali. 2ABSSF2014
5415Brian CarlsenWBow and arrowFIVE Cali. 2ABSF2014
5967Daniel StraussWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds88KGR12014
5971Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesWArmbarNoGi Worlds88KG4F2014
5973Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWDQNoGi Worlds88KGSF2014
6755Diego GamonalWArmbarPan American88KG8F2015
7176Nathan MendelsohnNathan MendelsohnWBotinhaBoca Raton Open100KGSF2015
7243Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasWOmoplataLas Vegas Open100KGSF2015
7245Walnan PrestoWChoke from backLas Vegas Open100KGF2015
7246Vitor BarretoWTriangleLas Vegas OpenABS4F2015
7247Walnan PrestoWArmbarLas Vegas OpenABSSF2015
7248Carlos FariasCarlos FariasWChokeLas Vegas OpenABSF2015
7381Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWChokeWorld Champ.94KGR12015
7521Gustavo PiresGustavo PiresWKneebarAmerican Nat.100KGSF2015
7522Eliot KellyEliot KellyWBotinhaAmerican Nat.100KGF2015
7650Samuel SnowWTriangleAustin OpenABS4F2015
7653Marcelo StradaWN/AAustin OpenABSSF2015
7654Inacio NetoInacio NetoWArmbarAustin OpenABSF2015
7897Ricardo BastosWKneebarSanta Cruz Pro94KG4F2015
8013John YamashitaWPts: 3x0Dallas OpenABSR12015
8014Manuel DiazWPts: 4x0Dallas OpenABS4F2015
8017Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWArmbarDallas OpenABSSF2015
8346Kheller ShodiWKneebarNoGi Worlds91KG4F2015
8376Keller Locke-SodhiWSubmissionNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8383Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasWArmbarNoGi WorldsABS8F2015
9195Dean LiebenbergDean LiebenbergWReferee DecisionPan American94KG8F2016
9234William ShanonWWristlock/OmoplataPan AmericanABSR12016
9738Lincoln PereiraWChoke from backLas Vegas Open94KGSF2016
9739Roberto TorralbasWPts: 2x0Las Vegas Open94KGF2016
10304R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA94KGSF2016
11702Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWReferee DecisionACBJJ 485KG4F2017
11822Joshua BowlinWKneebarPan AmericanABSR12017
12672Gabriel ProcopioWN/ASan Diego Open94KGSF2017
13012Daniel HamptonWN/AAmerican NG Nats91KG4F2017
13056Felipe OliveiraWPointsAmerican Nats94KG4F2017
13167Helton JoseHelton JoseWPointsACBJJ World94KGF2017
13347Lucas RochaLucas RochaWArm in guillotineACBJJ 785KG4F2017
13349Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWOmoplataACBJJ 785KGSF2017
14311S. ArmoutiWAnaconda chokeNoGi Worlds91KG4F2017
14315Roberto TorralbasWReferee DecisionNoGi Worlds91KGF2017
14337Ben DysonWGuillotineNoGi WorldsABSR12017
14343Scott ThomasWTriangleNoGi WorldsABSR22017
14858Darson HemmingsDarson HemmingsWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12018
14953Rafael VasconcelosRafael VasconcelosWRNCPan American94KG4F2018
15314Josh HingerJosh HingerWPointsACBJJ 1285KGSPF2018
16628Daniel HamptonWGuillotineLV NG Open97KGF2018
17092Nick GreeneWArmbarLA BJJ Pro94KGSF2018
17279Rafael VasconcelosRafael VasconcelosWPointsSJJIF Worlds100KGSF2018
17288Rafael VasconcelosRafael VasconcelosWPointsSJJIF NG World100KGSF2018
17374Ben LeynardWN/ALong Beach Open94KGSF2018
17375Victor CervantesWN/ALong Beach Open94KGF2018

Arnaldo Maidana vs Lucas Barbosa

Arnaldo Maidana vs Samuel Snow

Arnaldo Maidana vs Carlos Farias

Arnaldo Maidana vs Eduardo Telles

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