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Fernando Andrade dos Reis (or simply Fernando Reis) is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Fábio Gurgel, and a former student of Tiago Rocha, as well as one of Alliance Academy‘s top representatives in the super-heavyweight division. Fernando made a name for himself in the lower belt divisions of the sport with medals in all of IBJJF’s top tournaments, including the World Championship, Pan American Championship and Brazilian Nationals.

Fernando Reis Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Fernando Andrade dos Reis

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: M. Maeda > C. Gracie > H. Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Fábio Gurgel > Fernando Reis

Main Achievements:

  • CBJJ Brazilian National No-Gi Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Charlotte International Open Champion (2016**)
  • IBJJF Rio Winter International Open Champion (2017/2016)
  • UAEJJF Gramado Pro Champion (2016)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National 3rd Place (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2011** blue, 2012/2013* purple, 2015 brown)
  • IBJJF World Champion (2013** purple)
  • IBJJF South American Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF São Paulo International Open Champion (2015** brown)
  • IBJJF Brasilia International Open Champion (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF NY International Open Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF Boston International Open Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2015/2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2012 purple, 2014/2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Brazilian National Championship Runner-up (2010 blue, 2013 purple, 2014 brown)
  • IBJJF São Paulo International Open (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF Brazilian National Championship 3rd Place (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio International Open 3rd Place (2012 purple, 2013 brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Pressure Passing

Weight Division: Super Pesado (100kg/221lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance

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Fernando Reis Biography

Fernando Andrade dos Reis was born on November 6, 1992 in Uberlândia a town in the state of Minas Gerais – Brazil.

Fernando’s first love in martial arts was judo, when he a child. His mother, however, did not agree with combat sports, deeming them too violent for her children. As time went by mixed martial arts (MMA) gained notoriety, and it was through that sport that dos Reis became aware of jiu jitsu. He was 10 years old at the time.

After a friend showed Fernando a few jiu jitsu techniques, his judo ambitions were thrown out the window, and his focus turned towards BJJ. Through his strong bargaining capabilities, Fernando managed to convince his father to take him to a grappling academy. He was 13 when he started training under the guidance of Tiago Rocha.

As a juvenile blue belt Fernando Reis was already regarded as a rising star in the sport, transforming his life around jiu jitsu. As he got to brown belt, considering his aspirations in the sport and instructor Tiago’s connections with the Alliance headquarters, Fernando moved to Sao Paulo to reap the benefits of a more competitive training environment.

This new chapter in Fernando’s life led him to important titles, including South American Champion, Brazilian Champion and World Championship runner-up, before being handed his black belt on June 2016 by one of team Alliance’s leaders, Fábio Gurgel.

Cover photo by William Burkhardt of BJJPix.

Fernando Reis Grappling Record

31 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    13 (42%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (3%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    15 (48%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

15 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
27
4
#86e620
Ezekiel
20
3
#5AD3D1
Choke
20
3
#d1212a
Choke from mount
13
2
#fad11b
Triangle
7
1
#f58822
Mounted X choke
7
1
#224aba
RNC
7
1
15
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    7 (64%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    2 (18%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

2 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
50
1
#86e620
Kneebar
50
1
2
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Fernando Reis Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
10097Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioLN/ARio Winter OpenABSSF2016
10166Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoLPts: 2x0Gramado OpenABSF2016
10408Erberth SantosErberth SantosLReferee DecisionSao Paulo Open100KGSF2016
10479Cassio FrancisCassio FrancisLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Pan Ams97KGF2016
12493Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0Brasileiro100KGSF2017
12666Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backCuritiba Fall OpenABSSF2017
12857Erberth SantosErberth SantosLKneebarWorld Champ.100KG4F2017
15283Felipe SimaoLPts: 2x0Curitiba Open100KGF2018
15286Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLPointsCuritiba OpenABSF2018
15593Igor SchneiderIgor SchneiderLPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
15893Nelton PontesNelton PontesLPts: 2x0World Champ.100KG4F2018
10090Marcos GoulartWChoke from backRio Winter Open94KG4F2016
10091Leonardo MacielWEzekielRio Winter Open94KGSF2016
10092Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWReferee DecisionRio Winter Open94KGF2016
10162Helvecio PennaHelvecio PennaWChoke from backGramado Open94KGSF2016
10163Giovanne GuedesWEzekielGramado Open94KGF2016
10164UnknownWEzekielGramado OpenABS4F2016
10165Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWChoke from backGramado OpenABSSF2016
10170John RickelWChokeCharlotte OpenO100KGF2016
10171Robby MalofWPointsCharlotte OpenABSSF2016
10173Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWPts: 2x0Charlotte OpenABSF2016
10404Fernando FernandesWTriangleSao Paulo Open100KG4F2016
12484Moises JuniorWN/ABrasileiro100KGR12017
12490Rodrigo LimaWChoke from backBrasileiro100KG4F2017
12654Marcus RuizWChokeCuritiba Fall Open100KGSF2017
12655Adriano SousaWMounted X chokeCuritiba Fall Open100KGF2017
12658Andre RudolfoWChoke from mountCuritiba Fall OpenABSR12017
12663David RaabWPts: 6x0Curitiba Fall OpenABS4F2017
12855Julio GuerraWPts: 18x0World Champ.100KG8F2017
12911Luis FagundesWChoke from mountRio Winter Open100KG4F2017
12912Sandro VieiraWAdvRio Winter Open100KGSF2017
12913Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWPts: 5x0Rio Winter Open100KGF2017
13643Rafael FragaWN/ABrasileiro NoGi97KG4F2017
13644Daniel AlvesWN/ABrasileiro NoGi97KGSF2017
13645Italo VieiraWN/ABrasileiro NoGi97KGF2017
14701Helio MouraoWPts: 2x0SA Continental Pro110KG4F2018
14702Yuri KorzenWPts: 9x0SA Continental Pro110KGSF2018
14703Felipe AmorimWChokeSA Continental Pro110KGF2018
15282Joao OliveiraWN/ACuritiba Open100KGSF2018
15284Henrique de LimaWN/ACuritiba OpenABSSF2018
15591Igor MarquesWReferee DecisionBrasileiro100KG4F2018
15890James PuopoloJames PuopoloWRNCWorld Champ.100KG8F2018

Fernando Reis vs Todd Mueckenheim

Fernando Reis vs Djalma Spindola

 

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