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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 Vinicius “Draculino” when Felipe Pena started practicing 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:  Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Vinicius Magalhães > Marcelo Azevedo > Felipe Pena

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place ADCC World Championship (2017*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship ( 2014 / 2018 / 2019 / 2021*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NOGI (2015**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2016*)
  • 1st Place BJJ Stars Heavyweight GP (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP Abu Dhabi World Pro (2015 / 2016* / 2017 / 2018)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, TYO (2016)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, RJ (2016)
  • 1st Place Copa Podio HW Grand Prix (2014 / 2015)
  • 1st Place Marianas Invitational (2016 / 2017** / 2018)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2014**)
  • 1st Place ADCC Brazilian RJ Trials (2015)
  • 2nd Place ADCC World Championship (2015)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2017)
  • BJJ Bet Superfight Winner (2020)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2011** purple, 2012 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World No-Gi Championship (2015**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2011 purple, 2012 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2012 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2011** brown)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2012 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2012* brown)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2010 purple)

* 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 at the Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte’s kids program. 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 traveled 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).

In 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 Tokyo, 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 in December that year.

Felipe Pena MATCH STATS

Overall Positions

CONQUERED MOVES AVERAGE 1.84

OVERALL CONQUERED

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OPPONENT W/L TOP BOTTOM STAND UP EVENT ROUND YEAR
Roberto Alencar W 1 0 0 ADCC RR 2015
Joao Assis W 1 0 0 ADCC RR 2015
Jimmy Friedrich W 5 0 0 ADCC 4F 2015
Manny Diaz W 0 1 0 World RR 2016
Marcus Almeida L 0 2 0 World 4F 2016
Alexander Trans W 0 1 0 World RR 2016
Jackson Sousa L 0 1 0 World 4F 2016
Marcus Almeida W 3 1 0 ADCC RR 2017
Abdurakhman Bilarov W 1 1 0 ADCC 4F 2017
Renato Cardoso W 0 2 0 World 4F 2017
Gordon Ryan W 1 0 0 ADCC RR 2017
Victor Honorio W 0 1 0 ADCC 4F 2017
Henrique Lima W 3 1 0 World RR 2017
Yuri Simoes L 0 1 0 ADCC RR 2017
Celso Vinicius W 1 0 0 ADCC RR 2017
Horlando Monteiro W 2 0 0 World RR 2017
Y. Ozawa W 2 1 0 ADCC RR 2017
Alexandre Ribeiro W 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Charles McGuire W 6 0 1 World RR 2018
Igor Schneider W 3 1 0 World RR 2018
Nicholas Meregali L 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Patrick Gaudio W 0 4 0 World RR 2018
Adam Wardzinski W 0 0 1 World RR 2018
Fellipe Andrew W 2 2 0 World RR 2018
Valdir Araujo W 0 1 0 Kasai RR 2019
Nisar Loynab W 0 2 0 World 4F 2019
Igor Schneider W 2 1 0 World RR 2019
Gustavo Batista W 0 1 0 World RR 2019
Jackson Sousa W 0 1 0 Kasai RR 2019
Hygor Brito W 2 0 0 World RR 2019
Marcus Almeida L 0 2 0 World 4F 2019
Matheus Diniz W 0 1 0 World RR 2019

Felipe Pena Grappling Record

150 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    61 (41%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    7 (5%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    75 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (2%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (1%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (1%)

75 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
40
30
#86e620
RNC
15
11
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
7
5
#d1212a
Armbar
5
4
#fad11b
Arm in guillotine
4
3
#f58822
Toe hold
3
2
#224aba
Reverse triangle
3
2
#ff9124
Guillotine
3
2
#bf1f6c
Choke
3
2
#22c9a5
Darce choke
3
2
#fad223
Cross choke
3
2
#03861f
Triangle
3
2
#039a1f
Triangle/armbar
1
1
#03b41f
Botinha
1
1
#03c61f
Kneebar
1
1
#03d61f
Ezekiel
1
1
#03f61f
Calf slicer
1
1
#82ff5f
Mounted X choke
1
1
#a4ff5f
Verbal tap
1
1
#dbff5f
Submission
1
1
75
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
20 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    7 (35%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (25%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (25%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (15%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
40
2
#86e620
Footlock
20
1
#5AD3D1
Arm in Ezekiel
20
1
#d1212a
Inside heel hook
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Felipe Pena Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4605Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsPan American88KGR12013
4876Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArmbarBrasileiro CBJJE88KGNA2013
4931Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 0x0, AdvRio OpenABSSF2013
5112Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds85KGF2013
5321Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanABSSF2014
5722Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLFootlockWorld Champ.ABS4F2014
7192Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld ProABS4F2015
7322V. HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7922Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLReferee DecisionADCC99KGF2015
9652Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 7x2World Pro94KGF2016
10047Jackson SousaJackson SousaLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.94KG4F2016
10102Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS4F2016
10185Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x4, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
13178Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 2x0World Champ.88KGSF2017
13873Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 2x0ADCC99KGF2017
16628Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielWorld Champ.ABS4F2018
19782Tex JohnsonTex JohnsonLInside heel hookKasai 593KGRR2019
20720Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABS4F2019
21903Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 2x0ADCCABSSPF2019
29535Erich MunisErich MunisLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.100KGSF2021
4689Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWPts: 7x0Copa Podio88KGGP2013
4697Davi RamosDavi RamosWChoke from backCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4703Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWTriangleCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4705T. StevensWPts: 9x2Copa Podio88KGSF2013
4707Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWPts: 4x2Copa Podio88KGF2013
4926Diego GamonalWChoke from backRio Open88KGSF2013
4927Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPts: 7x0Rio Open88KGF2013
4929Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWChoke from backRio OpenABS4F2013
5109Kit DaleKit DaleWRNCNoGi Worlds85KG4F2013
5110Carl OrtegaWRNCNoGi Worlds85KGSF2013
5304UnknownWBow and arrowPan AmericanABSR22014
5314Jackson SousaJackson SousaWSubmissionPan AmericanABSR32014
5316Diego HertzogWPointsPan AmericanABS4F2014
5527N/AWChoke from backBrasileiroABSR12014
5528R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaWChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2014
5531Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPointsBrasileiroABSSF2014
5553Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWAdvBrasileiro88KGF2014
5559Guto CamposWPts: 12x10Copa Podio88KGSPF2014
5708Giovanne DeallemaWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22014
5718L. PanzaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABSR32014
5836J. JordanWPts: 42x2World Champ.94KGRDS2014
5839N. OliveiraWTriangle/armbarWorld Champ.94KG4F2014
5842D. SouzaWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KGSF2014
5843A. GalvaoWPts: 6x4World Champ.94KGF2014
6198Gregor GracieGregor GracieWPts: 10x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6201Erberth S.WPts: 5x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6205Thiago SaThiago SaWChoke from backCopa Podio85KGGP2014
6210Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWPts: 11x4Copa Podio85KGGP2014
6212Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 7x2Copa Podio85KGSF2014
6213Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio85KGF2014
6324Marlon MorcegoWBotinhaThe Team85KGRR2014
6990Paulo CesarWRNCADCC RJ88KGR12015
6991Emanuel NetoWRNCADCC RJ88KGR22015
6995Marlon JoseWRNCADCC RJ88KG8F2015
6998Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWRNCADCC RJ88KG4F2015
6999Victor EstimaVictor EstimaWPts: 2x0ADCC RJ88KGSF2015
7000I. BahienseWRNCADCC RJ88KGF2015
7136Erberth SantosErberth SantosWPts: 7x2World Pro95KGR12015
7140Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWTriangleWorld Pro95KG4F2015
7142Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 4x2World Pro95KGSF2015
7143Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 8x2World Pro95KGF2015
7180Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWToe holdWorld ProABSR12015
7191Marcelo BernardoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ProABSR22015
7310Maks WiśniewskiWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7313Eduardo InojosaWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGGP2015
7316Delson HelenoDelson HelenoWPts: 7x3Copa Podio95KGGP2015
7324Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsWPts: 2x0Copa Podio95KGSF2015
7328V. HonorioWChoke from backCopa Podio95KGF2015
7911Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarWPts: 3x0ADCC99KGR12015
7916Jimmy FriedrichWReverse triangleADCC99KG4F2015
7921Joao AssisJoao AssisWPts: 9x0ADCC99KGSF2015
8454Roberto TorralbasWKneebarNoGi Worlds91KG4F2015
8456Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWEzekielNoGi Worlds91KGSF2015
8458Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds91KGF2015
8489Wilson ReisWilson ReisWGuillotineNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8491Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSR22015
8499Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWToe HoldNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
8502DJ JacksonDJ JacksonWRNCNoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8504Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 10x2NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8548Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 4x2Berkut 2ABSSPF2015
8979Josh HingerJosh HingerWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR12016
8992M. NetoWChokeEuropean OpenABSR22016
8997Alan FinfouAlan FinfouWChoke from backEuropean OpenABS4F2016
9000Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSSF2016
9480Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWPts: 2x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9482Terrence AflagueWArmbarMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9484Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 4x2Marianas OpenABSF2016
9533Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 4x0World ProABSR22016
9541Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWPts: 4x2World ProABS8F2016
9549Dany GerardDany GerardWInjuryWorld ProABS4F2016
9554Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World ProABSSF2016
9555Jose JuniorJose JuniorWN/AWorld ProABSF2016
9649Alexandro CeconiWPts: 2x0World Pro94KG4F2016
9651Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGSF2016
10041Eduardo InojosaWN/AWorld Champ.94KGR12016
10080Many DiazWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABSR22016
10100Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 2x0World Champ.ABS8F2016
10356Jackson SousaJackson SousaWChoke from backBerkut 3ABSSPF2016
10476P. GabrielWChoke from backBrasileiro Equipes94KGR12016
10810Alan FidelisWChoke from backGrand Slam TYO94KGSF2016
10811Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 4x2Grand Slam TYO94KGF2016
11081Igor MarquesWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KGR12016
11087Gustavo SaraivaWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KG4F2016
11090Marcus FernandesWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ94KGSF2016
11092Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ94KGF2016
11166Samuel MoninWBow and arrowRoyal Rumble94KGSPF2016
11339Gordon RyanGordon RyanWRNCStudio 540 SPFABSSPF2016
12611Maciel TrindadeWChoke from backWP BR Qualifier94KG4F2017
12614Vicente CavalcantiWDarce chokeWP BR Qualifier94KGSF2017
12615Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier94KGF2017
12675Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 8x2World Pro94KG4F2017
12677Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro94KGSF2017
12681Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWChoke from backWorld Pro94KGF2017
12840Jacob GuerreoWChokeMarianasO82KG4F2017
12841Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPts: 7x2MarianasO82KGSF2017
12842Nick CalvaneseNick CalvaneseWChoke from backMarianasO82KGF2017
12843Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWDarce chokeMarianasABSSPF2017
12898Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWGuillotineACBJJ 595KG4F2017
12900Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPointsACBJJ 595KGSF2017
12901Erberth SantosErberth SantosWChoke from backACBJJ 595KGF2017
13159Henrique LimaWPts: 12x0World Champ.88KGR12017
13169Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWBow and arrowWorld Champ.88KG8F2017
13176Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.88KG4F2017
13858Y. OzawaWArmbarADCC99KGE12017
13866Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWPts: 5x0ADCC99KG4F2017
13870Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWReferee DecisionADCC99KGSF2017
13923Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 6x0ADCCABSE12017
13931Victor HonorioVictor HonorioWPts: 12x0ADCCABS4F2017
13935Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWRNCADCCABSSF2017
13937Gordon RyanGordon RyanWPts: 6x0ADCCABSF2017
14597Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraWCalf slicerACB JJ 995KG4F2017
14600Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGSF2017
14601Abdurakhman BilarovAbdurakhman BilarovWArm in guillotineACB JJ 995KGF2017
15860Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWBow and arrowACBJJ 1295KGSPF2018
16019Josh JeromeWArmbarMarianas Open100KG4F2018
16023Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPointsMarianas Open100KGSF2018
16024Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 18x2Marianas Open100KGF2018
16086Joao ResendeWPts: 6x0WP Br Qualifier94KG4F2018
16088Matheus GodoyMatheus GodoyWChoke from backWP Br Qualifier94KGSF2018
16089Eduardo MachadoWReverse triangleWP Br Qualifier94KGF2018
16174Donghwa ChoiWCross chokeWorld Pro94KG4F2018
16178Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 6x0World Pro94KGSF2018
16179Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 4x0World Pro94KGF2018
16574Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 6x0World Champ.94KG8F2018
16579Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0World Champ.94KG4F2018
16583Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWPts: 14x6World Champ.94KGSF2018
16585Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWPts: 8x8, AdvWorld Champ.94KGF2018
16615C. KilyanWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16622Igor SchneiderIgor SchneiderWMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
19317Erberth SantosErberth SantosWDQBJJ Stars100KGSPF2019
19778Valdir AraujoValdir AraujoWPts: 2x1Kasai 593KGRR2019
19781Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 3x0Kasai 593KGRR2019
20647Diego GamonalWChoke from backWorld Champ.88KGR12019
20661Nisar LoynabNisar LoynabWPts: 6x2World Champ.88KG4F2019
20662Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 2x0World Champ.88KGSF2019
20664Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.88KGF2019
20710Hygor BritoHygor BritoWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR12019
20716Igor SchneiderIgor SchneiderWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
23896Erberth SantosErberth SantosWVerbal tapBJJ Bet100KGSPF2020
25054Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWArm in guillotineBJJ Stars 596KG4F2021
25059Erich MunisErich MunisWPts: 2x2, AdvBJJ Stars 596KGSF2021
25060Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraWPts: 2x0BJJ Stars 596KGF2021
26731Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWChoke from backBJJ Stars94KGSPF2021
29384Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPts: 5x0World Champ.ABS8F2021
29391Max GimenisMax GimenisWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABS4F2021
29393Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWPts: 4x2World Champ.ABSSF2021
29533Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWCross chokeWorld Champ.100KG4F2021
31964Henrique CardosoHenrique CardosoWPenBJJ StarsO99KGSPF2022
33389Manoel PitaloWRNCHonor ChallengeABSSF2022
33391Vagner RochaVagner RochaWEBI/OTHonor ChallengeABSF2022

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