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Fabricio Andrey

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Fabricio Andrey Batista Junior, commonly known as Fabricio Andrey or by his nickname “Hokage”, is a jiu-jitsu pro athlete from Brazil and a black belt under Melqui Galvão, who also worked extensively with coaches Michael Langhi, Fábio Gurgel, and Isaque Bahiense. Fabricio first made a name for himself in the sport while competing in the colored belt division for the Alliance Team, where he earned some of the most important tournaments on the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) circuit, including World, Pan, European and Brazilian titles.

Fabricio Andrey Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Fabricio Andrey Batista Junior

Nickname: Referenced among friends as Hokage, a name that Fabricio often wears in his gi, is a homage to his favorite cartoon show/Manga series, Naruto.

Lineage:  Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie / Rolker Gracie > Augusto Monteiro > Ronnie Melo > Melquisedeque Galvão > Fabricio Andrey

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, MIA (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, RJ (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP South America Continental Pro (2021**)
  • 2nd Place AJP Grand Slam, RJ (2021)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2021)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2018 blue, 2019 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2019 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2020 brown)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2018 blue, 2019 purple)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Juvenile (2016)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Well Rounded

Weight Division: Pluma (64,00 kg / 141.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance

Fabricio Andrey Biography

Fabricio Andrey was born on March 5, 2000, in Manaus, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas.

Growing up in a household with a strong capoeira background – Andrey’s father was an instructor in the Brazilian kicking martial art style, it didn’t come as a surprise when Fabricio started learning the family trade, an activity he began as a child.

It was at the age of 13, by the end of 2013, that Fabricio added jiu-jitsu to his extracurricular hobbies, at a social project near his home named Projeto Nandinho, with coach Melqui Galvão, one of the most well known and successful instructors in the Manaus area and, arguably, the world.

As a green belt, Andrey was already training as a professional athlete, with all his focus pointed to jiu-jitsu, and by the time he was a blue belt, he decided to try and compete at the IBJJF World Championships in California. To improve his chances of earning a USA visa Fabricio moved to São Paulo. There he had the logistic support of the Alliance Matriz Academy and the subsidiary Dream Art Project (DAP) – two workgroups affiliated with coach Melqui Galvão. After that first attempt, Andrey ended up staying in São Paulo, training mostly with DAP.

Although still linked with Melqui Galvão, and visiting his instructor regularly throughout his colored belt progression, Fabricio Andrey earned his promotions to purple and brown belts from Michael Langhi and Fábio Gurgel. For his black belt, however, Andrey opted to travel to Manaus and pay respect to his longtime instructor, Melqui Galvão, who promoted the young star in August 2020.

SIDE NOTES

After earning two sequential world titles in 2018 (blue) and 2019 (purple), Fabricio Andrey was set to conquer the “Mundial” for the third time in 2020, as a brown belt. The year started off well for Andrey who dominated his division at the European Open in Lisbon, Portugal, in January. Andrey’s world title aspirations were, however, taken away once the covid19 pandemic hit the Western World in March that year. The virus spread led the sport’s amateur circuit to shut down for most of the year, canceling many of jiu-jitsu’s most important events.

Cover Photo by Marcio Melo.

Fabricio Andrey Grappling Record

29 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    14 (48%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    15 (52%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

15 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
40
6
#86e620
Bow and arrow
13
2
#5AD3D1
Loop choke
7
1
#d1212a
Short choke
7
1
#fad11b
Choke
7
1
#f58822
Triangle
7
1
#224aba
RNC
7
1
#ff9124
Armbar
7
1
#bf1f6c
Submission
7
1
15
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
4 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    2 (50%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (25%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (25%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

#214eb8
Katagatame
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Fabricio Andrey Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
23766Meyram MaquineMeyram MaquineLPts: 8x2BJJ Bet65KGSPF2020
24504Meyram MaquineMeyram MaquineLPts: 4x2Grand Slam RJ62KGF2020
25682Ruan AlvarengaRuan AlvarengaLKatagatameS. American NG67KGR12021
27354Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorLPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KGSF2021
24108Fernando HenriqueWChoke from backBrasileiro CBJJE70KGSF2020
24109Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 4x2Brasileiro CBJJE70KGF2020
24497Felipe NacibWLoop chokeGrand Slam RJ62KGR12020
24501Wesley SantosWShort chokeGrand Slam RJ62KG4F2020
24503Cleber SousaCleber SousaWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ62KGSF2020
26158Kennedy SilvaWChoke from backSA Cont. Pro69KGR12021
26168Guilherme SantosWPts: 6x0SA Cont. Pro69KGR12021
26178Fernando FavariWPts: 1x0SA Cont. Pro69KG4F2021
26179Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraWPts: 3x1SA Cont. Pro69KGSF2021
26181Murilo AmaralMurilo AmaralWPts: 10x4SA Cont. Pro69KGF2021
26312Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraWPts: 2x0SA Cont. ProLWA4F2021
26315Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoWPts: 11x3SA Cont. ProLWASF2021
26316Lucas GualbertoLucas GualbertoWPts: 3x2SA Cont. ProLWAF2021
27021Christian MueckayWChoke from backGrand Slam MIA69KG4F2021
27023Brian MahechaBrian MahechaWBow and arrowGrand Slam MIA69KGSF2021
27024Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 3x2Grand Slam MIA69KGF2021
27338Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoWChoke from backPan American70KGR12021
27347Joao MendesJoao MendesWChoke from backPan American70KG8F2021
27351Danilo MoreiraDanilo MoreiraWChoke from backPan American70KG4F2021
27730Julio ArantesWPts: 7x0Brasilia Pro69KG4F2021
27732Higor LimaHigor LimaWPts: 5x2Brasilia Pro69KGSF2021
27733Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWChokeBrasilia Pro69KGF2021
27817Yago RodriguesWTriangleBrasileiro70KG4F2021
27819Samuel NagaiSamuel NagaiWPts: 7x6Brasileiro70KGSF2021
27821Daniel JuniorDaniel JuniorWRNCBrasileiro70KGF2021
28273Wesley SantosWArmbarGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2021
28279Klaus MaineWSubmissionGrand Slam RJ69KG4F2021
28281Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWPts: 2x1Grand Slam RJ69KGSF2021
28283Meyram MaquineMeyram MaquineWPts: 4x3Grand Slam RJ69KGF2021

Fabricio Andrey vs Shon Rico Staton

 

High Percentage Chokes  Instructional by Lachlan Giles

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