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Felipe Pena “Preguiça”

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Felipe Pena, also known as Felipe “Preguiça” is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor and representative of the Gracie Barra – Belo Horizonte academy, as well as a black belt under Marcelo Azevedo. Pena is widely regarded as one of the top jiu jitsu competitors of his generation, a status cemented through his many wins in events such as the ADCC, Copa Pódio’s HW GP, Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) and Abu Dhabi Pro championship. Preguiça is also the younger brother of another well known grappler: Augusto “Tio Chico” Carsalade.

Felipe “Preguiça” Pena Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Felipe Carsalade Pena

Nickname: “Preguiça” means lazy, or sloth. The nickname was given by Vinicus “Draculino” when Felipe Pena started practising jiu jitsu as a teenager, the reason being he was very lazy and slow from being overweight. The nickname ended up motivating Felipe to train harder.

Lineage:  Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Vinicius Magalhães > Marcelo Azevedo > Felipe Pena

Main Achievements:

  • ADCC Champion (2017*)
  • IBJJF World Champion (2018 / 2014)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2015**)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2016*)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Champion (2017 / 2016* / 2015)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam – Tokyo Champion (2016)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam – Rio de Janeiro Champion (2016)
  • Copa Podio HW Champion (2015 / 2014)
  • Marianas Invitational Champion (2018 / 2017** / 2016)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2014**)
  • ADCC Brazilian Trials Champion (2015)
  • ADCC Finals Runner-up (2015)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2012 brown, 2011** purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2015**)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2012 brown, 2011 purple)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2012 brown)
  • IBJJF South American Champion (2011** brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2012 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2012* brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Championship 2nd Place (2010 purple)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2017)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute
2014 Stripped of title

Favorite Technique/Position: Open guard & Back Attacks

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88kg/194lbs)

Team/Association: Gracie Barra

Felipe Pena “Preguiça” Biography

Felipe Pena was born on October 19, 1991 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

At the age of 14 – influenced by his older brother Augusto Vieira Carsalade, Preguiça started training jiu jitsu. Felipe’s first coach was Mauro Gerald, the man in charge of the kids program at Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte. Once Pena reached the blue belt level his tuition was taken over by both Marcelo “Uirapuru” and Sérgio Benini, leaders of the adult team.

Training in a very competition focused academy such as Gracie Barra BH, Felipe Preguiça was also driven to the many tournament outlets available throughout the year. His repeated success on the mats led to Pena’s decision of following a career as a professional grappler.

Through his own hard work, dedication and natural talent, Felipe quickly started making his mark in the sport by winning important tournaments at purple belt and brown belt. While piling-up gold medals, Felipe trained not only at the Belo Horizonte headquarters, but also travelled to the United States on many occasions to work with another BJJ legend in Romulo Barral, at Gracie Barra Northridge (California).

Pena’s repeated success led to his black belt by the end of 2012 from the hands of head GB-BH instructor Vinícius “Draculino” and Marcelo Azevedo (Uirapuru).

On May 2015 Felipe Pena was suspended by the IBJJF (international jiu jitsu federation) for a failed banned substances test during the World Championship. After the 1 year suspension Preguiça returned stronger than ever, conquering tournaments such as the European Open, the Abu Dhabi Pro, Marianas Open, UAEJJF Tokio and Rio de Janeiro Grand Slams to name a few.

These aforementioned victories while competing in jiu jitsu’s professional circuit throughout 2016, earned him the #1 spot as BJJ’s top earner. This according to an assessment published by BJJ Heroes on December that year.

Felipe Pena Grappling Record

121 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    52 (43%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (5%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    61 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (2%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

61 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
34
21
#86e620
RNC
13
8
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
8
5
#d1212a
Armbar
7
4
#fad11b
Arm in guillotine
3
2
#f58822
Toe hold
3
2
#224aba
Reverse triangle
3
2
#ff9124
Choke
3
2
#bf1f6c
Darce choke
3
2
#22c9a5
Triangle
3
2
#fad223
Submission
2
1
#03861f
Cross choke
2
1
#039a1f
Triangle/armbar
2
1
#03b41f
Mounted X choke
2
1
#03c61f
Botinha
2
1
#03d61f
Kneebar
2
1
#03f61f
Ezekiel
2
1
#82ff5f
Mounted guillotine
2
1
#a4ff5f
Injury
2
1
#dbff5f
Guillotine
2
1
Calf slicer
2
1
61
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
16 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (38%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (25%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (25%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
50
2
#86e620
Arm in ezekiel
25
1
#5AD3D1
Footlock
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Felipe Pena Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4561Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsPan American88KGR12013
4832Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArmbarBrasileiro CBJJE88KGNA2013
4885Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 0x0, AdvRio OpenABSSF2013
5064Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 6x2NoGi Worlds88KGF2013
5259Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanABSSF2014
5655Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLFootlockWorld Champ.ABS4F2014
7099Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld ProABS4F2015
7229V. HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7825Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLReferee DecisionADCC99KGF2015
9534Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 7x0World Pro94KGF2016
9927Jackson SousaJackson SousaLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.94KG4F2016
9982Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS4F2016
10065Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x4, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
12946Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 2x0World Champ.88KGSF2017
13625Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 2x0ADCC99KGF2017
16152Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in ezekielWorld Champ.ABS4F2018
4645Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWPts: 7x0Copa Podio88KGGP2013
4653Davi RamosDavi RamosWChoke from backCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4659Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWTriangleCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4661Travis StevensWPts: 9x2Copa Podio88KGSF2013
4663Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWPts: 4x2Copa Podio88KGF2013
4882Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPts: 7x0Rio Open88KGF2013
5242UnknownWBow and arrowPan AmericanABSR22014
5252Jackson SousaJackson SousaWSubmissionPan AmericanABSR32014
5254Diego HertzogWPointsPan AmericanABS4F2014
5465Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPointsBrasileiroABSSF2014
5487Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWAdvBrasileiro88KGF2014
5641Giovanne DeallemaWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22014
5651L. PanzaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABSR32014
5769J. JordanWPts: 42x2World Champ.94KGRDS2014
5772N. OliveiraWTriangle/armbarWorld Champ.94KG4F2014
5775D. SouzaWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KGSF2014
5776A. GalvaoWPts: 6x4World Champ.94KGF2014
6122Gregor GracieGregor GracieWPts: 10x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6125Erberth S.WPts: 5x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6129Thiago SaThiago SaWChoke from backCopa Podio85KGGP2014
6136Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 7x2Copa Podio85KGSF2014
6137Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio85KGF2014
6241Marlon MorcegoWBotinhaThe Team85KGRR2014
6898Paulo CesarWRNCADCC RJ88KGR12015
6899Emanuel NetoWRNCADCC RJ88KGR22015
6903Marlon JoseWRNCADCC RJ88KG8F2015
6906Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWRNCADCC RJ88KG4F2015
6907Victor EstimaVictor EstimaWPts: 2x0ADCC RJ88KGSF2015
6908I. BahienseWRNCADCC RJ88KGF2015
7043Erberth SantosErberth SantosWPts: 7x2World Pro95KGR12015
7047Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWTriangleWorld Pro95KG4F2015
7049Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 4x2World Pro95KGSF2015
7050Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 8x2World Pro95KGF2015
7087Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWToe holdWorld ProABSR12015
7098Marcelo BernardoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ProABSR22015
7217Maks WiśniewskiWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7220Eduardo InojosaWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7223Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWPts: 7x3Copa Podio95KGGP2015
7231Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsWPts: 2x0Copa Podio95KGSF2015
7235V. HonorioWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGF2015
7814Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarWPts: 3x0ADCC99KGR12015
7819Jimmy FriedrichWReverse triangleADCC99KG4F2015
7824Joao AssisJoao AssisWPts: 9x0ADCC99KGSF2015
8356Roberto TorralbasWKneebarNoGi Worlds91KG4F2015
8358Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWEzekielNoGi Worlds91KGSF2015
8360Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds91KGF2015
8391Wilson ReisWilson ReisWMounted guillotineNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8393Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSR22015
8401Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWToe HoldNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
8404DJ JacksonDJ JacksonWRNCNoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8406Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 10x2NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8450Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 4x2Berkut 2ABSSPF2015
8870Josh HingerJosh HingerWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR12016
8883Manoel NetoManoel NetoWChokeEuropean OpenABSR22016
8888Alan FinfouAlan FinfouWChoke from backEuropean OpenABS4F2016
8891Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSSF2016
9363Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWPts: 2x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9365Terrence AflagueWArmbarMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9367Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 4x2Marianas OpenABSF2016
9416Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 4x0World ProABSR22016
9424Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 4x2World ProABS8F2016
9432Dany GerardDany GerardWInjuryWorld ProABS4F2016
9437Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World ProABSSF2016
9438Jose JuniorJose JuniorWN/AWorld ProABSF2016
9531Alexandro CeconiWPts: 2x0World Pro94KG4F2016
9533Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGSF2016
9921Eduardo InojosaWN/AWorld Champ.94KGR12016
9960Many DiazWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABSR22016
9980Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABS8F2016
10229Jackson SousaJackson SousaWChoke from backBerkut 3ABSSPF2016
10349Paulo GabrielWChoke from backBrasileiro Equipes94KGR12016
10670Alan FidelisWChoke from backGrand Slam Tokyo94KGSF2016
10671Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 4x2Grand Slam Tokyo94KGF2016
10940Igor MarquesWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KGR12016
10946Gustavo SaraivaWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KG4F2016
10949Marcus FernandesWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ94KGSF2016
10951Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ94KGF2016
11021Samuel MoninWBow and arrowRoyal Rumble94KGSPF2016
11192Gordon RyanGordon RyanWRNCStudio 540 SPFABSSPF2016
12395Maciel TrindadeWChoke from backWP BR Qualifier94KG4F2017
12398Vicente CavalcantiWDarce chokeWP BR Qualifier94KGSF2017
12399Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier94KGF2017
12459Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 8x2World Pro94KG4F2017
12461Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro94KGSF2017
12465Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWChoke from backWorld Pro94KGF2017
12620Jacob GuerreoWChokeMarianasO82KG4F2017
12621Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPts: 7x2MarianasO82KGSF2017
12622Nick CalvaneseNick CalvaneseWChoke from backMarianasO82KGF2017
12623Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWDarce chokeMarianasABSSPF2017
12678Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWGuillotineACBJJ 595KG4F2017
12680Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPointsACBJJ 595KGSF2017
12681Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backACBJJ 595KGF2017
12928Henrique LimaWPts: 12x0World Champ.88KGR12017
12937Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWBow and arrowWorld Champ.88KG8F2017
12944Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.88KG4F2017
13610Y. OzawaWArmbarADCC99KGE12017
13618Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 5x0ADCC99KG4F2017
13622Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWReferee DecisionADCC99KGSF2017
13676Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 6x0ADCCABSE12017
13684Victor HonorioVictor HonorioWPts: 12x0ADCCABS4F2017
13688Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWRNCADCCABSSF2017
13690Gordon RyanGordon RyanWPts: 6x0ADCCABSF2017
14300Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraWCalf slicerACB JJ 995KG4F2017
14303Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGSF2017
14304Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGF2017
15419Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWBow and arrowACBJJ 1295KGSPF2018
15562Josh JeromeWArmbarMarianas Open100KG4F2018
15566Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPointsMarianas Open100KGSF2018
15567Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 18x2Marianas Open100KGF2018
15629Joao ResendeWPts: 6x0WP Br Qualifier94KG4F2018
15631Matheus GodoyWChoke from backWP Br Qualifier94KGSF2018
15632Eduardo MachadoWReverse triangleWP Br Qualifier94KGF2018
15709Donghwa ChoiWCross chokeWorld Pro94KG4F2018
15713Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 6x0World Pro94KGSF2018
15714Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGF2018
16098Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 6x0World Champ.94KG8F2018
16103Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0World Champ.94KG4F2018
16107Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWPts: 14x6World Champ.94KGSF2018
16109Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWPts: 8x8, AdvWorld Champ.94KGF2018
16139C. KilyanWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16146Igor SchneiderIgor SchneiderWMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018

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