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Augusto Ferrari

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Augusto Ferrari is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Marco Barbosa, who represented important São Paulo teams such as Lotus and Barbosa (B9), as well as Ns Brotherhood. In the lower belt division, Augustos duels with André Galvao, particularly as brown belts, was one of the most heated rivalries at the time, making several headlines in the specialized media. As a black belt, Ferrari conquered important titles such as the CBJJ and CBJJE Brasileiro (Brazilian Nationals).

Augusto Ferrari Jiu Jitsu

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Waldomiro Perez > Roberto Godoi > Marco Barbosa > Augusto Ferrari

Main Achievements:

  • CBJJ Brazilian Champion (2008)
  • CBJJE South American Champion (2007)
  • CBJJO Brazilian National Cup Champion (2007/2008*)
  • Desafio de Submission II Champion (2009)
  • CBJJE World Cup 2nd Place (2007)
  • CBJJE Brazilian National Cup 2nd Place (2008)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National 3rd Place (2009)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2004 brown)
  • Bandsports Challenge 2nd Place (2003 brown)

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

Favorite Position/Submission: Jegeplata

Team/Association: Ns Brotherhood/Ferrari Team

Augusto Ferrari Biography

Augusto Ferrari was born on the 10th of August, 1982 in Guarulhos, Brazil. He started practicing BJJ in 1997 at the Lotus Club, a club led by Moises Murad, a historic figure for São Paulo’s jiu-jitsu scene, particularly in the backstages of the sport, as a promoter.

Ferrari later switched to a different team, Barbosa Jiu Jitsu, commonly known as B9. According to an interview given to Fight TV in 2007, the reason for Augusto’s swap was due to the turmoil and instability suffered inside the Lotus workgroup.

As a purple belt (2000), Ferrari started gaining notoriety in competitions, clashing against some of the best grapplers in the state. This was also a defining year in Ferrari’s career, as he almost succumbed to his family’s pressure to abandon the sport, due to there being no real career in the sport at the time.

Ferrari also wondered through Europe, teaching seminars and promoting BJJ in the old continent, a time in which Augusto helped organize and promote events such as the Amsterdam BJJ Open, a tradition he carried out upon his return to Brazil.

On November 2018, Augusto Ferrari was handed the leadership of the Ns Brotherhood team, by the former leader, Leandro Lo.

Augusto Ferrari’s “Jegeplata”

Augusto Ferrari vs Paulo Rorito

Augusto Ferrari vs Andre Galvao (2003, brown belt)

Augusto Ferrari vs Marcelo Ramones

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