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Damion Oranday is a jiu-jitsu black belt under Lucas Lepri as well as a representative of the Alliance team in the sport’s international circuit, who is also the co-founder of the Oranday Bros Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Port Neches, TX., a team he started alongside his family (Austin Oranday [brother], Camryn Oranday [sister], Bambi Renee Oranday Martin [mother], and Aaron Martin [stepfather]). Although successful during his colored belt career, Oranday gained worldwide notoriety in the sport during his black belt debut year, when he conquered wins over big names of the sport such as Keven Carrasco, Daniel Maira, Rodrigo Gortari, to name a few.

Damion Oranday Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Damion Shaun Oranday

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Carlson GracieSergio Bolão > Mauro Chueng > Elan Santiago > Lucas Lepri > Damion Oranday

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF Oklahoma Open (2021)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Oklahoma Open NOGI (2021)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Atlanra Summer Open NOGI (2021)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Atlanta Open NOGI (2021)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF American Nationals NOGI (2021)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship NOGI (2021)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF American Nationals (2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF American Nationals NOGI (2016 purple)

Main Achievements (Juvenile):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NOGI (2014)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2014)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2013)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2014)

Favorite Position/Techniques: Footlocks

Weight Division: Peso Pena (70,00 kg / 154.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance / Oranday Bros

Damion Oranday Biography

Damion Oranday was born on October 30, 1997, in Port Arthur, Texas, United States, but spent his formative years in Houston, TX.

As he grew up during the early growth of mixed martial arts, a time when the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was starting to gain notoriety within American culture, Damion picked up a liking for combat sports. By the time he was 11-years-old, Oranday’s fascination for fighting had him joining both karate and jiu-jitsu schools, along with his brother Austin, two sports in which he would excel.

Coaches Jorden Rivas and Robert Yamashita were Damion’s first jiu-jitsu instructors, and it was Robert who graded Oranday with his blue belt. Not long after this promotion in BJJ class, Damion would earn his black belt in goju-ryu karate.

In 2015 Damion and his family attended a Lucas Lepri seminar in Houston. Galvanized by that first contact with the legendary lightweight, Oranday would later request to prepare for the 2016 Pan American Championships camp at Lepri’s academy in North Carolina, a request that was accepted this way starting a long-standing relationship between Lucas and the Oranday family.

2016 was a fruitful year for the Orandays as it also marked their autonomy in the world of martial arts entrepreneurship. It was that year, more precisely in April, that Damion and his family started their business venture with the Oranday Bros Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Port Neches, TX.

After 5 years under the guidance of Lucas Lepri, on April 17, 2021, Damion Oranday was promoted to black belt by the Alliance – Charlotte, NC, team leader.

Damion Oranday Grappling Record

32 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    2 (6%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (6%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    28 (88%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

28 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Toe hold
25
7
#86e620
Inside heel hook
25
7
#5AD3D1
Outside heel hook
18
5
#d1212a
Armbar
7
2
#fad11b
Kneebar
4
1
#f58822
Triangle armbar
4
1
#224aba
Estima lock
4
1
#ff9124
Choke from back
4
1
#bf1f6c
Lateral kneebar
4
1
#22c9a5
Short choke
4
1
#fad223
Katagatame
4
1
28
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
21 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (29%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (10%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    12 (57%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (5%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

12 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Inside heel hook
25
3
#86e620
Choke from back
25
3
#5AD3D1
Katagatame
17
2
#d1212a
Armbar
17
2
#fad11b
Triangle
8
1
#f58822
Dead orchard
8
1
12
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Damion Oranday Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
25959Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraLTriangleN.Orleans Open70KGSF2021
25988Marvin CastellLDead orchardN.Orleans NGO67KGF2021
26220Silvio DuranSilvio DuranLAdvMiami Open70KGSF2021
26496Luan SilvaLPts: 6x4Atlanta Open70KG4F2021
26513Gialysson FreitasGialysson FreitasLArmbarAtlanta OpenABSSF2021
26535Francisco CuneoFrancisco CuneoLPointsAtlanta NGOABSSF2021
26593Leo SilvaLeo SilvaLReferee DecisionOklahoma OpenABSSF2021
26598Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLKatagatameOklahoma NGOABSSF2021
26618Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraLPts: 10x4American Nats70KG4F2021
26682Elijah TagalogLInside heel hookAmerican NGN67KGF2021
26893David MoslehLPts: 4x2Austin Open70KG4F2021
26922David MoslehLPts: 4x4, AdvAustin NGO67KGF2021
26958Malachi EdmondMalachi EdmondLChoke from backOrlando Open70KGF2021
28195Gabriel SousaGabriel SousaLPts: 10x2NoGi Worlds67KGSF2021
28976Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLChoke from backJJ CON70KG4F2021
29040Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLKatagatameJJ CON NG73KGF2021
29437Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLChoke from backWorld Champ.70KG8F2021
30447Adam BenayounAdam BenayounLInside heel hookN. Orleans NGO73KGF2022
31416Damon MorganLInside heel hookADCC WC Trials66KGR32022
32525Danilo MoreiraDanilo MoreiraLArmbarDenver Open76KG4F2022
33578Jordan HolyLPts: 21x0Austin SMNGO73KGSF2022
25985Alvaro TautivaWToe holdN.Orleans NGO67KG4F2021
25986Orlando CastilloWToe holdN.Orleans NGO67KGSF2021
26219Thiago CintraWAdvMiami Open70KG4F2021
26510Julian SynanWArmbarAtlanta OpenABS4F2021
26518Logan SantosWArmbarAtlanta NGO67KGSF2021
26519Keven CarrascoKeven CarrascoWInside heel hookAtlanta NGO67KGF2021
26532Chris HarasztiWOutside heel hookAtlanta NGOABSR12021
26533Estevan MartinezEstevan MartinezWPts: 2x0Atlanta NGOABS4F2021
26585Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWToe holdOklahoma Open70KGF2021
26589Vincent SaenzWToe holdOklahoma OpenABS4F2021
26595Matheus GalvaoWOutside heel hookOklahoma NGO73KGF2021
26616Jacob SandovalWKneebarAmerican Nats70KGR12021
26680Frank RosenthalFrank RosenthalWPts: 0x0, AdvAmerican NGN67KGSF2021
26920David MoslehWPts: 4x2Austin NGO67KGRR2021
26921Orlando CastilloWInside heel hookAustin NGO67KGRR2021
27828Daniel MairaDaniel MairaWToe holdAtlanta SMNG73KGSF2021
27830Rodrigo GortariWOutside heel hookAtlanta SMNG73KGF2021
28188Charles MurdockWInside heel hookNoGi Worlds67KG8F2021
28192Winson RamosWInside heel hookNoGi Worlds67KG4F2021
28972Russell WhiteWTriangle armbarJJ CON70KGR12021
29039Daniel MairaDaniel MairaWEstima lockJJ CON NG73KGSF2021
29429Emilio HernandezEmilio HernandezWChoke from backWorld Champ.70KGR12021
29908Manuel AguilarWInside heel hookAustin WNGO73KGSF2022
29909Andrew AlexanderWToe holdAustin WNGO73KGF2022
30445Dany VegaWOutside heel hookN. Orleans NGO73KGRR2022
30734Cameron AdairWLateral kneebarDallas NGO73KGF2022
31385Mike JohnWInside heel hookADCC WC Trials66KGR12022
31400Eric CeballosWInside heel hookADCC WC Trials66KGR22022
32523Yue GohWToe holdDenver Open76KGR12022
32569Alexander LeWShort chokeDenver NGO73KGSF2022
32570Murilo LinharesWOutside heel hookDenver NGO73KGF2022
33575Carlos MejiaWKatagatameAustin SMNGO73KG4F2022
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