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Guilherme Lambertucci is a professional grappler and a jiu-jitsu black belt under Felipe Pena, as well as a representative of the FP Team/Gracie Barra coalition. Lambertucci gained notoriety as one of his generation’s top super-heavyweights while competing in the Abu-Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Tour (AJP) and International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) circuit where Guilherme conquered South American, Brazilian National Championships, and Grand Slam gold medals.

Guilherme Lambertucci Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Guilherme Wander Lambertucci de Andrade

Nickname: N/A

Lineage:  Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Vinicius Magalhães (Draculino) > Marcelo Azevedo (Uirapuru) > Felipe Pena (Preguiça) > Guilherme Lambertucci

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship NOGI (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP Brazilian National Pro (2021)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF South American Championship NOGI (2021*)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals NOGI (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, LDN (2019 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF European Open (2019 brown)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2017 purple)
  • 2nd Place AJP Abu Dhabi World Pro (2019 brown)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2018** purple, 2019** brown)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals NOGI (2017** purple, 2018* brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Open Guard

Weight Division: Super-Pesado (100,50 kg / 222.0 lbs)

Team/Association: FP Team / Gracie Barra

Guilherme Lambertucci Biography

Guilherme Lambertucci was born on July 02, 1997, in Belo Horizonte, the capital city of southeastern Brazil’s Minas Gerais state.

Already a big kid at the age of 6, with a tendency to gain weight, Guilherme was signed on to judo classes as a way to keep his diameter in check. Initially starting solely for the purpose of exercising, young Lambertucci quickly gained a deeper interest in the sport, competing extensively in the kids’ divisions and gaining a “Mineiro” title (Minas Gerais State Tournament).

Sadly for Guilherme, in 2010 he was forced to quit the Japanese art of throwing due to his family’s relocation. With no judo anywhere near his new residence, the 12-year-old looked for alternatives, finding what he sought at the Magrelo Fight Academy, in Fábio Costa’s jiu-jitsu classes.

After 5 years under the guidance of coach Costa, Guilherme decided to seek a more competitive jiu-jitsu environment, then joining Gracie Barra – Belo Horizonte as a purple belt. Although Team GB-BH was a big step forward in the right direction, his admiration for Felipe Pena led Lambertucci to Preguiça’s FP Team (also affiliated with Gracie Barra), a workgroup he joined in January 2016.

After a stellar career under the guidance of Felipe Pena for nearly 6 years, and a few knee-injury setbacks, Guilherme Lambertucci was promoted to black belt, on December 17, 2020.

DECIDING TO PURSUE JIU-JITSU PROFESSIONALLY

An interesting episode in Guilherme’s career was described by the Belo Horizonte native to BJJ Heroes when interviewed for this article. This event happened at a crossing point when Lambertucci was unsure of which career path to follow.

At the time I was starting law school. I was very unsure about my future because I didn’t like my course and I had tried other subjects which I also didn’t find appealing. Jiu-Jitsu was the only thing that warmed my heart, but there was no financial security in the sport (…). This time coincided with my conversion to Christianity. In my desperation, I decided to pray for enlightenment, for the right path. The following day, while in church, a guy I had never met before introduced himself to me, he was a fellow member of the parish who was looking for a grappling coach for a community project he was developing. He had learned I was a BJJ athlete and asked if I was interested. I took this as a sign of God, to follow my career as a sportsman.

G. Lambertucci Grappling Record

22 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    7 (32%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    13 (59%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

13 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Inside heel hook
62
8
#86e620
RNC
8
1
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
8
1
#d1212a
Triangle
8
1
#fad11b
Katagatame
8
1
#f58822
Toe hold
8
1
13
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (45%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (36%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
75
3
#86e620
RNC
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

G. Lambertucci Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
24897Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 6x0Guarapari Pro120KGSF2021
25152Anderson MunisAnderson MunisLChoke from backRio Open100KGR12021
25206Darlan CasacaLAdvRio Open NGABSSF2021
25754Henrique CardosoHenrique CardosoLPts: 4x2S. American NGABSF2021
25853Pedro LucasLChoke from backCopa Podio98KGRR2021
25857Pedro AlexPedro AlexD---Copa Podio98KGRR2021
26255Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioLChoke from backSA Cont. Pro94KGSF2021
26257Hygor BritoHygor BritoLPts: 3x2SA Cont. Pro94KGRPC2021
26641Erberth SantosErberth SantosLRNCBig Deal Pro 3O100KG4F2021
26917Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 2x1AJP RJ Pro120KGF2021
27225Pedro AlexPedro AlexLReferee DecisionSul AmericanoO100KGR12021
27236Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 3x0Sul AmericanoABS8F2021
24899Marcelo MonteiroWChoke from backGuarapari Pro120KG3RD2021
24950Andre LimaWTriangleBrazil Nat. Pro94KG4F2021
24952Tyrone GonsalvesWPts: 4x4, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro94KGSF2021
24954Nicholas FavarettoWKatagatameBrazil Nat. Pro94KGF2021
25199Wildemar MatheusWInside heel hookRio Open NG97KGSF2021
25200Marcos GoulartWInside heel hookRio Open NG97KGF2021
25203Lucas AlvesLucas AlvesWInside heel hookRio Open NGABSR12021
25205Marcos GoulartWInside heel hookRio Open NGABS4F2021
25734Hygor BritoHygor BritoWPts: 2x0S. American NG97KGSF2021
25736Rafael DutraWPts: 4x2S. American NG97KGF2021
25743Matheus SoeiroWInside heel hookS. American NGABSR12021
25746Brenno NovaisWInside heel hookS. American NGABSR22021
25751Vinicius PereiraVinicius PereiraWInside heel hookS. American NGABS4F2021
25752Antonio AssefWInside heel hookS. American NGABSSF2021
25861Marcelo GomideMarcelo GomideWPts: 2x0Copa Podio98KGRR2021
25863Luciano AlfonsoWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio98KGRR2021
26247Pedro SantosWToe holdSA Cont. Pro94KGR12021
26252Rafael MassageWPts: 3x2SA Cont. Pro94KG4F2021
26914Salomao NetoWRNCAJP RJ Pro120KG4F2021
26915Wildemar SantosWPts: 5x3AJP RJ Pro120KGSF2021
26925Wildemar SantosWPts: 2x0AJP RJ ProHWASF2021
26926Maique AzevedoWPts: 18x0AJP RJ ProHWAF2021
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