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Horlando Monteiro

Horlando Monteiro

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Horlando Monteiro is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Jair Lourenço, Gustavo Dantas, Bruno ‘Alminha’ Moreno and Marcelo ‘Caneta’ Pinheiro – being a representative of the Kimura/Nova União academy in the sport’s international circuit. Widely regarded as one of the most talented competitors of his generation, Monteiro earned his reputation in the lower belt divisions of jiu jitsu with important wins at the IBJJF World Championship, UAEJJF World Pro Championship, European International Open, Pan American Championship and many other important tournaments.

Horlando Monteiro Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Horlando de Jesus Monteiro

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Andre PederneirasJair Lourenço/Gustavo Dantas (> Bruno Moreno/Marcelo Pinheiro) > Horlando Monteiro

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2016 brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2015** purple)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2013* blue)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2015 purple, 2016 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2013 blue)
  • IBJJF/USBJJF American National Champion (2014 purple)
  • IBJJF Berlin International Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Paris International Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Dallas International Open Champion (2013** blue)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2012 blue juvenile 2)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship Runner-up (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF European Open Championship Runner-up (2013 blue, 2016 brown, 2017 black)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner up (2014* purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Championship Runner-up (2012 blue juvenile 2)
  • IBJJF NY Spring International Open Runner-up (2017*)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2014 purple)
  • IBJJF/USBJJF American National Championship 3rd Place (2014* purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Open Guard

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

Team/Association: Kimura/Nova União

Horlando Monteiro Biography

Horlando Monteiro was born on January 20, 1995 in the city of Imperatriz in the Brazilian state of Maranhão. Although his family relocated to Natal (Rio Grande do Norte) when he was an infant, Horlando’s upbringing was spent between Natal and João Pessoa (state of Paraíba).

Late in his childhood Monteiro became interested in mixed martial arts (MMA), fantasising of becoming a professional cage fighter. He liked the grappling aspect of MMA and by the age of 12 (December 2007) convinced his family to enlist him in jiu jitsu classes, quickly falling in love with the gi and leaving his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dream on standby.

Horlando’s first jiu jisu instructor was Tayrone Dasmaceno of GF Team – Paraíba, who promoted Monteiro up to blue belt. Once the young athlete became more serious about the sport of jiu jitsu he joined Kimura/Nova União – one of the strongest teams in the Northeastern region of Brazil, having produced names such as Jussier ‘Formiga’, Renan ‘Barão’, ‘Kiki’ Melo, Bruno ‘Alminha’, Marcelo ‘Caneta’ and many others.

Under Jair Lourenço‘s guidance (K/NU founder and head coach) Horlando Monteiro’s grappling career blossomed, with the young athlete quickly becoming one of the most feared competitors in the interstate region.

Dead set on becoming one of the top competitors in the word, Horlando started travelling to the USA to compete in jiu jitsu’s most prestigious events. There he met Gustavo Dantas, a historic figure in the sport with great experience in developing the performance of high level athletes through his mental coaching program.

With a stellar campaign from blue to brown belt, Horlando Monteiro earned his black belt on November 1, 2016. Monteiro’s black belt ceremony was led by three important figures in Horlando’s career: Jair Lourenço, Gustavo Dantas and Marcelo ‘Caneta’ Pinheiro.

Horlando Monteiro Grappling Record

28 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    9 (32%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    16 (57%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

16 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
38
6
#86e620
Triangle
31
5
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
13
2
#d1212a
Monted triangle
6
1
#fad11b
Botinha
6
1
#f58822
Submission
6
1
16
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
10 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (40%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (20%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (30%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

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Choke from back
67
2
#86e620
Bow and arrow
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Horlando Monteiro Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
11233Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoLPts: 2x0European Open88KGF2017
11790Roberto FriasLPts: 0x0, AdvPan American88KG8F2017
11956Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLPts: 6x4NY Spring Open88KGSF2017
11970Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLReferee DecisionNY Spring OpenABSF2017
12342Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsBrasileiro88KGSF2017
12490Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0San Diego Open88KGSF2017
12684Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLBow and arrowWorld Champ.88KG8F2017
13053Josh HingerJosh HingerLPts: 2x2, AdvSeattle Open88KGF2017
13057Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLChoke from backSeattle OpenABSSF2017
13595Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLChoke from backMiami Fall OpenABSSF2017
10886Karim KhalifaWTriangleParis Open88KG4F2016
10888Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPts: 2x0Paris Open88KGSF2016
10889Thiago SaThiago SaWArmbarParis Open88KGF2016
10978Santeri LiliusWPts: 4x2Berlin Open82KGRR2016
10979Santeri LiliusWMonted triangleBerlin Open82KGF2016
11226Nathan MendelsohnNathan MendelsohnWTriangleEuropean Open88KG8F2017
11229Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWToe holdEuropean Open88KG4F2017
11232Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliWPts: 2x2, AdvEuropean Open88KGSF2017
11952Samir AbdolkaderWToe holdNY Spring Open88KG4F2017
11966Yan LucasYan LucasWPts: 2x2, AdvNY Spring OpenABS4F2017
11969Joao AlvesWArmbarNY Spring OpenABSSF2017
12328Luiz SoaresWPointsBrasileiro88KGR12017
12335Esdras BarbosaWPointsBrasileiro88KGR22017
12338Marcos OliveiraWPointsBrasileiro88KG4F2017
12489Justin WorkmanWTriangleSan Diego Open88KG4F2017
12929Nick SchrockNick SchrockWTriangleFIVE Super LeagueABSSPF2017
13052Cleves MatosWSubmissionSeattle Open88KGSF2017
13056Paul WesleyWTriangleSeattle OpenABS4F2017
13396Vinicius CanabarroWArmbarAtlanta SM Open88KGSF2017
13397Rennick KamaWArmbarAtlanta SM Open88KGF2017
13399Kaliffa OliveiraWArmbarAtlanta SM OpenABS4F2017
13400Diego BispoWArmbarAtlanta SM OpenABSSF2017
13402Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWReferee DecisionAtlanta SM OpenABSF2017
13404Joshua BowlinWPts: 4x0Atlanta SM NGO91KGRR2017
13405Joshua BowlinWPts: 2x0Atlanta SM NGO91KGF2017
13586Paulo ChermontWPts: 2x0Miami Fall Open94KGSF2017
13587Diego GamonalWPts: 6x2Miami Fall Open94KGF2017
13594Pedro MonteiroWPts: 14x2Miami Fall OpenABS4F2017

Short Documentary on Horlando Monteiro (Oct. 2015)

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