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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 (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

115 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    49 (43%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    59 (51%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (2%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

59 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
34
20
#86e620
RNC
14
8
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
8
5
#d1212a
Armbar
7
4
#fad11b
Darce choke
3
2
#f58822
Triangle
3
2
#224aba
Arm in guillotine
3
2
#ff9124
Toe hold
3
2
#bf1f6c
Reverse triangle
3
2
#22c9a5
Choke
3
2
#fad223
Guillotine
2
1
#03861f
Calf slicer
2
1
#039a1f
Submission
2
1
#03b41f
Cross choke
2
1
#03c61f
Triangle/armbar
2
1
#03d61f
Botinha
2
1
#03f61f
Kneebar
2
1
#82ff5f
Ezekiel
2
1
#a4ff5f
Mounted guillotine
2
1
#dbff5f
Injury
2
1
59
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
15 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (40%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (27%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (20%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
67
2
#86e620
Footlock
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Felipe Pena Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4552Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsPan American88KGR12013
4823Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArmbarBrasileiro CBJJE88KGNA2013
4876Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 0x0, AdvRio OpenABSSF2013
5056Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 6x2NoGi Worlds88KGF2013
5251Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanABSSF2014
5647Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLFootlockWorld Champ.ABS4F2014
7082Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld ProABS4F2015
7210V. HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7799Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLReferee DecisionADCC99KGF2015
9487Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 7x0World Pro94KGF2016
9881Jackson SousaJackson SousaLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.94KG4F2016
9936Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS4F2016
10018Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x4, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
12832Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 2x0World Champ.88KGSF2017
13462Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 2x0ADCC99KGF2017
4636Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWPts: 7x0Copa Podio88KGGP2013
4644Davi RamosDavi RamosWChoke from backCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4650Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWTriangleCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4652Travis StevensWPts: 9x2Copa Podio88KGSF2013
4654Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWPts: 4x2Copa Podio88KGF2013
4873Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPts: 7x0Rio Open88KGF2013
5234UnknownWBow and arrowPan AmericanABSR22014
5244Jackson SousaJackson SousaWSubmissionPan AmericanABSR32014
5246Diego HertzogWPointsPan AmericanABS4F2014
5457Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPointsBrasileiroABSSF2014
5479Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWAdvBrasileiro88KGF2014
5633Giovanne DeallemaWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22014
5643L. PanzaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABSR32014
5761J. JordanWPts: 42x2World Champ.94KGRDS2014
5764N. OliveiraWTriangle/armbarWorld Champ.94KG4F2014
5767D. SouzaWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KGSF2014
5768A. GalvaoWPts: 6x4World Champ.94KGF2014
6110Gregor GracieGregor GracieWPts: 10x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6113Erberth S.WPts: 5x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6117Thiago SaThiago SaWChoke from backCopa Podio85KGGP2014
6124Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 7x2Copa Podio85KGSF2014
6125Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio85KGF2014
6229Marlon MorcegoWBotinhaThe Team85KGRR2014
6881Paulo CesarWRNCADCC RJ88KGR12015
6882Emanuel NetoWRNCADCC RJ88KGR22015
6886Marlon JoseWRNCADCC RJ88KG8F2015
6889Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWRNCADCC RJ88KG4F2015
6890Victor EstimaVictor EstimaWPts: 2x0ADCC RJ88KGSF2015
6891I. BahienseWRNCADCC RJ88KGF2015
7026Erberth SantosErberth SantosWPts: 7x2World Pro95KGR12015
7030Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWTriangleWorld Pro95KG4F2015
7032Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 4x2World Pro95KGSF2015
7033Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 8x2World Pro95KGF2015
7070Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWToe holdWorld ProABSR12015
7081Marcelo BernardoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ProABSR22015
7198Maks WiśniewskiWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7201Eduardo InojosaWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7204Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWPts: 7x3Copa Podio95KGGP2015
7212Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsWPts: 2x0Copa Podio95KGSF2015
7216V. HonorioWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGF2015
7788Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarWPts: 3x0ADCC99KGR12015
7793Jimmy FriedrichWReverse triangleADCC99KG4F2015
7798Joao AssisJoao AssisWPts: 9x0ADCC99KGSF2015
8326Roberto TorralbasWKneebarNoGi Worlds91KG4F2015
8328Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWEzekielNoGi Worlds91KGSF2015
8330Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds91KGF2015
8361Wilson ReisWilson ReisWMounted guillotineNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8363Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSR22015
8371Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWToe HoldNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
8374DJ JacksonDJ JacksonWRNCNoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8376Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 10x2NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8420Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 4x2Berkut 2ABSSPF2015
8838Josh HingerJosh HingerWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR12016
8851Manoel NetoManoel NetoWChokeEuropean OpenABSR22016
8856Alan FinfouAlan FinfouWChoke from backEuropean OpenABS4F2016
8859Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSSF2016
9318Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWPts: 2x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9320Terrence AflagueWArmbarMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9322Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 4x2Marianas OpenABSF2016
9369Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 4x0World ProABSR22016
9377Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 4x2World ProABS8F2016
9385Dany GerardDany GerardWInjuryWorld ProABS4F2016
9390Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World ProABSSF2016
9391Jose JuniorJose JuniorWN/AWorld ProABSF2016
9484Alexandro CeconiWPts: 2x0World Pro94KG4F2016
9486Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGSF2016
9875Eduardo InojosaWN/AWorld Champ.94KGR12016
9914Many DiazWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABSR22016
9934Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABS8F2016
10178Jackson SousaJackson SousaWChoke from backBerkut 3ABSSPF2016
10295Paulo GabrielWChoke from backBrasileiro Equipes94KGR12016
10610Alan FidelisWChoke from backGrand Slam Tokyo94KGSF2016
10611Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 4x2Grand Slam Tokyo94KGF2016
10881Igor MarquesWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KGR12016
10887Gustavo SaraivaWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KG4F2016
10890Marcus FernandesWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ94KGSF2016
10892Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ94KGF2016
10962Samuel MoninWBow and arrowRoyal Rumble94KGSPF2016
11121Gordon RyanGordon RyanWRNCStudio 540 SPFABSSPF2016
12288Maciel TrindadeWChoke from backWP BR Qualifier94KG4F2017
12291Vicente CavalcantiWDarce chokeWP BR Qualifier94KGSF2017
12292Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier94KGF2017
12352Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 8x2World Pro94KG4F2017
12354Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro94KGSF2017
12358Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWChoke from backWorld Pro94KGF2017
12511Jacob GuerreoWChokeMarianasO82KG4F2017
12512Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPts: 7x2MarianasO82KGSF2017
12513Nick CalvaneseNick CalvaneseWChoke from backMarianasO82KGF2017
12514Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWDarce chokeMarianasABSSPF2017
12567Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWGuillotineACBJJ 595KG4F2017
12569Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPointsACBJJ 595KGSF2017
12570Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backACBJJ 595KGF2017
12814Henrique LimaWPts: 12x0World Champ.88KGR12017
12823Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWBow and arrowWorld Champ.88KG8F2017
12830Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.88KG4F2017
13447Y. OzawaWArmbarADCC99KGE12017
13455Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 5x0ADCC99KG4F2017
13459Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWReferee DecisionADCC99KGSF2017
13513Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 6x0ADCCABSE12017
13521Victor HonorioVictor HonorioWPts: 12x0ADCCABS4F2017
13525Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWRNCADCCABSSF2017
13527Gordon RyanGordon RyanWPts: 6x0ADCCABSF2017
14109Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraWCalf slicerACB JJ 995KG4F2017
14112Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGSF2017
14113Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGF2017
15199Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWBow and arrowACBJJ 1295KGSPF2018
15325Josh JeromeWArmbarMarianas Open100KG4F2018
15329Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPointsMarianas Open100KGSF2018
15330Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 18x2Marianas Open100KGF2018
15392Joao ResendeWPts: 6x0WP Br Qualifier94KG4F2018
15394Matheus GodoyWChoke from backWP Br Qualifier94KGSF2018
15395Eduardo MachadoWReverse triangleWP Br Qualifier94KGF2018
15471Donghwa ChoiWCross chokeWorld Pro94KG4F2018
15475Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 6x0World Pro94KGSF2018
15476Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGF2018

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