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Jaime Canuto is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Renato Verás and a representative of the prestigious GF Team in the sport’s international circuit. An International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) World and Pan American champion in the brown belt division (2013), Canuto turned a few heads his way after defeating the heavy favorite Clark Gracie in an exciting match at the IBJJF World Championship of (2014), since then Jaime has secured his place as one of the top middleweights of jiu jitsu’s black belt division.

Jaime Canuto Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Jaime Soares Canuto

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: M. Maeda > Luis França > O. Fadda > Monir Salomão > Julio Cesar > Renato Verás > Jaime Canuto

Main Achievements:

  • CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF American Nationals Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF South American Champion (2015/2014)
  • IBJJF São Paulo Int. Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Las Vegas Int. Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Rio Int. Open Champion (2014)
  • IBJJF Rio Fall Int. Open Champion (2015)
  • IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Charlotte Int. Open Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Berlin Int. Open Champion (2016**)
  • IBJJF Berlin No-Gi Int. Open Champion (2016**)
  • IBJJF Paris Int. Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF London Fall Int. Open Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Dallas Fall Int. Open Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Dallas Fall No-Gi Int. Open Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Floripa Int. Open Champion (2014)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Teams Champion (2014/2013/2012)
  • IBJJF South American 2nd Place (2015*)
  • IBJJF Brazilian Pro League 2nd Place (2015)
  • UAEJJF King of Mats 2nd Place (2018)
  • UAEJJF Manaus Pro 2nd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF Las Vegas Int. Open 2nd Place (2016*)
  • IBJJF Charlotte Int. Open 2nd Place (2017*)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro 2nd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF Brazilian Nationals 3rd place (2015)
  • IBJJF European Int. Open 3rd place (2018/2017/2015)
  • IBJJF American Nationals 3rd Place (2017*)
  • IBJJF Dallas Fall Int. Open 3rd Place (2017*)
  • IBJJF Worlds 3rd Place (2018/2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2013 brown)

Favorite Position/Technique: Armbar from closed guard

Weight Division: Peso Médio (82kg/181lbs)

Team/Association: Grappling Fight Team

Jaime Canuto Biography

Jaime Canuto was born on the 7th of June, 1989 in the famous surfing town of Saquarema, Lagos (state of Rio de Janeiro). Growing up, Canuto tampered with the fighting style of Capoeira in his pre-teenage years, but never took the dance/kicking marcial art style too serious, giving preference to surfing, a sport in which he excelled and competed regularly.

During his mid teens, Canuto started feeling disenchanted with surfing. He believed he lacked the talent to make it at the highest level and decided to shift his focus to a different sport. Jaime had tried jiu jitsu for one month when he was 13 and enjoyed it at the time, so he decided to give jiu jitsu another try.

Renato Verás, also known as “Perninha” from GF Team’s affiliate academy, was his first and only instructor from white to black belt – which came in 2013 on the podium of the World Championship, after a tremendous tournament where Canuto tapped 4 of his 6 opponents (4 armbars), winning the gold medal. The belt was awarded by the leader of GFTeam, Julio Cesar Pereira, though upon his return to Saquarema, Perninha officiated the belt.

Banner picture by William Burkhardt of BJJ Pix.

Jaime Canuto Grappling Record

132 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    42 (32%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    18 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    64 (48%)
  • BY DECISION
    7 (5%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (1%)

64 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
63
40
#86e620
Triangle
9
6
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
6
4
#d1212a
Berimbau choke
3
2
#fad11b
Triangle/armbar
3
2
#f58822
Flying armbar
3
2
#224aba
Submission
3
2
#ff9124
Flying triangle
2
1
#bf1f6c
Ezekiel
2
1
#22c9a5
Bow and arrow
2
1
#fad223
Toe Hold
2
1
#03861f
Sidecontrol Choke
2
1
#039a1f
Guillotine
2
1
64
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
34 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    16 (47%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    10 (29%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (15%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
60
3
#86e620
Omoplata
20
1
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Jaime Canuto Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4637Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoDPts: 0x0Copa Podio88KGGP2013
4642Travis StevensLOmoplataCopa Podio88KGGP2013
4646Manny DiazManny DiazLArmbarCopa Podio88KGGP2013
5741Alan FinfouAlan FinfouLPts: 6x4World Champ.82KG4F2014
6040Bruno RamosLAdvTBF VIII82KGNA2014
6475JT TorresJT TorresLPts: 4x0European82KGSF2015
7130Augusto CarsaladeLPointsBrasileiro82KGSF2015
7348Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.82KG4F2015
7532Gabriel ProcópioLPts: 2x0Brazil Nat. Pro RJ82KGF2015
7582Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPointsRio Winter OpenABSF2015
7715Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLToe holdSP Open82KG4F2015
8440Erberth SantosErberth SantosLArmbarSouth AmericanABSF2015
8561Kaue DamascenoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9037Cassio FrancisCassio FrancisLPts: 2x0Rio Summer OpenABSSF2016
9143Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLPts: 2x0Pan American82KG4F2016
9692Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLArmbarAtlanta BJJ Pro82KGF2016
11208Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam AD85KGSF2017
11332Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoLPts: 6x4European Open82KGSF2017
11540Diego BorgesDiego BorgesLPointsManaus Nat. Pro85KGF2017
12292Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier85KG4F2017
12818Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KGSF2017
13037Josh HingerJosh HingerLPts: 4x2American NatsABSSF2017
13054Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam Tokyo85KGF2017
13399Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLPointsSan Diego Pro82KGF2017
13430Renato CanutoRenato CanutoLPts: 2x2, AdvGrand Slam LA77KGSF2017
13433Yago EspindolaLPts: 6x5Grand Slam LA77KGRR2017
13678Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 0x0, AdvDallas Fall OpenABSSF2017
13681Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 2x0Dallas F.NG OpenABSF2017
13715Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 4x0Charlotte OpenABSF2017
13931Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2017
14422Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 2x0European Open82KGSF2018
15419André GalvãoLPts: 0x0, AdvKing of Mats85KGRR2018
15428C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 0x0, AdvKing of Mats85KGF2018
15900Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.82KGSF2018
16258J. GracieLReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.81KGSF2018
4645Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio88KGGP2013
5168Magid HageWPts: 8x0World Pro Trial82KG4F2014
5169Adriano SilvaAdriano SilvaWPts: 2x0World Pro Trial82KGSF2014
5170Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 2x0World Pro Trial82KGF2014
5481Pablo AguiarWPts: 4x2Black Bull82KGNA2014
5482Herico HesleyWN/ABlack Bull82KGNA2014
5483Breno NovaesWChoke from backBlack Bull82KGNA2014
5720Carlos EduardoWPts: 6x2World Champ.82KGRDS2014
5731Eduardo SantoroEduardo SantoroWPts: 6x2World Champ.82KGRDS2014
5735Clark GracieClark GracieWPts: 3x2World Champ.82KGRDS2014
5805Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWAdvRio Open82KGSF2014
6038William MartinsWPts: 0x0, AdvTBF VIII82KGNA2014
6039Helio MourãoWPointsTBF VIIIABSNA2014
6043Vinicius de JesusWArmbarCTBJJF Winter Op.ABSF2014
6046Juan KamezawaJuan KamezawaWPts: 14x0Rio BJJ Pro82KG4F2014
6076Kaue DamascenoWPointsPan Am CBLPABSF2014
6078Jackson PatrickWPointsPan Am CBLP82KGF2014
6143Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWAdvCopa CachoeiraABSNA2014
6144Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWReferee DecisionCopa OkinawaABSF2014
6156Sandro VieiraWPts: 2x0South American82KGSF2014
6319Jack MaGeeWFlying triangleGFT Interclub82KGSPF2015
6460Jordi LloverasWArmbarEuropean82KGR12015
6472Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWReferee DecisionEuropean82KG4F2015
6573Nic RubenNic RubenWArmbarLondon Winter Op.82KG4F2015
6577Pedro BessaD---London Winter Op.82KGSF2015
6825Vinicius CorralesVinicius CorralesWPointsRio Fall Open82KGSF2015
6826Sandro VieiraWArmbarRio Fall Open82KGF2015
7125Leonardo RamosWEzekielBrasileiro82KGR12015
7126Paulo ToledoWArmbarBrasileiro82KGR22015
7127Anderson CarvalhoWTriangleBrasileiro82KG4F2015
7339Vinicius AgudoWBow and arrowWorld Champ.82KGR12015
7343Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWArmbarWorld Champ.82KG8F2015
7414Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWPts: 4x2Matshark Open82KGF2015
7530Romulo AzevedoRomulo AzevedoWAdvBrazil Nat. Pro RJ82KG4F2015
7531Eltrankin ArarunaWArmbarBrazil Nat. Pro RJ82KGSF2015
7574Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWArmbarRio Winter OpenABS8F2015
7576Ruan OliveiraRuan OliveiraWArmbarRio Winter OpenABS4F2015
7580Pedro MouraWReferee DecisionRio Winter OpenABSSF2015
7598Flavio MacedoWArmbarRio Winter Open82KGR12015
7600Bruno RafaelWPointsRio Winter Open82KGR22015
7602Flávio OliveiraWArmbarRio Winter Open82KG8F2015
7603Marcelo VitorinoWTriangleRio Winter Open82KG4F2015
7605Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWTriangleRio Winter Open82KGSF2015
8013H. LisboaWArmbarConfere 7ABSSPF2015
8428Ayres ModestoWArmbarSouth AmericanABS8F2015
8434Mauricio TogniWPts: 5x0South AmericanABS4F2015
8438Ricardo RochaWPts: 13x0South AmericanABSSF2015
8447Bruno FrancaWToe HoldSouth American82KGR12015
8450UnknownWPts: 2x0South American82KG4F2015
8451Juan KamezawaJuan KamezawaWPts: 2x0South American82KGSF2015
8521Ives SacramentoWArmbarGrand Slam RJ85KG8F2015
8527Marlon OliveiraWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ85KG4F2015
8528Vinicius MarinhoVinicius MarinhoWPts: 5x4Grand Slam RJ85KGSF2015
9014Flávio GodoyWArmbarRio Summer Open82KG4F2016
9018Matheus CostaMatheus CostaWArmbarRio Summer Open82KGSF2016
9033UnknownWArmbarRio Summer OpenABS4F2016
9136Alec BauldingAlec BauldingWArmbarPan American82KG8F2016
9690Brian BeauryWSidecontrol ChokeAtlanta BJJ Pro82KGSF2016
9708Gabriel GoulartGabriel GoulartWBerimbau chokeLas Vegas Open82KGSF2016
9709Tiago RochaTiago RochaWArmbarLas Vegas Open82KGF2016
9835Ricardo RezendeRicardo RezendeWAdvWorld Champ.82KGR22016
10393Jan BuatimJan BuatimWArmbarSao Paulo Open82KG8F2016
10394Alexandre CavalieriWAdvSao Paulo Open82KG4F2016
10395Adriano SilvaAdriano SilvaWPts: 9x4Sao Paulo Open82KGSF2016
10396Vinicius GarciaVinicius GarciaWArmbarSao Paulo Open82KGF2016
10549Juliano RochaWArmbarLondon F. Open82KGSF2016
10550Oliver GeddesOliver GeddesWArmbarLondon F. Open82KGF2016
10555Antonio JuniorWArmbarLondon F. OpenABSSF2016
10556Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPts: 6x2London F. OpenABSF2016
10961Julien SilvaWArmbarRoyal Rumble82KGSPF2016
10983Douglas MayerWTriangle/armbarParis Open82KGSF2016
10984Maurício TogniWArmbarParis Open82KGF2016
10990UnknownWTriangle/armbarParis OpenABSR12016
10991UnknownWArmbarParis OpenABSR22016
10992UnknownWFlying armbarParis OpenABS8F2016
10995Samuel MoninWPts: 4x4, AdvParis OpenABS4F2016
10997Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWBerimbau chokeParis OpenABSSF2016
11131Israel MottaWArmbarPetropolis Pro85KGF2016
11202Carlos LimaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
11206Luis VenturinoWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD85KG4F2017
11211Rafael CarvalhoWPointsGrand Slam AD85KG3RD2017
11326Alvaro RibeiroWTriangleEuropean Open82KG8F2017
11330Gareth NealeWPts: 12x0European Open82KG4F2017
11530Eduardo CruzWArmbarManaus Nat. Pro85KGR12017
11534Abel SantosWSubmissionManaus Nat. Pro85KG4F2017
11537Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPointsManaus Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
12458Paulo GalviolliWArmbarBrasileiro82KGR12017
12463Eliezer RaabWArmbarBrasileiro82KGR22017
12465Alexandre CavalieriWArmbarBrasileiro82KG4F2017
12468Sandro VieiraWPts: 2x0Brasileiro82KGSF2017
12469Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 2x0Brasileiro82KGF2017
12811Joshua HingerWArmbarWorld Champ.82KG8F2017
12814Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWPts: 4x2World Champ.82KG4F2017
13010Christian BroadnaxWTriangleAmerican Nats82KG4F2017
13011Ross KeepingWArmbarAmerican Nats82KGSF2017
13012Yan LucasYan LucasWTriangleAmerican Nats82KGF2017
13053Marcos CostaMarcos CostaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam Tokyo85KGSF2017
13393Yan LucasYan LucasWArmbarSan Diego Pro82KGR12017
13398Michael LieraMichael LieraWPts: 4x2San Diego Pro82KGSF2017
13424Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA77KGR12017
13427Mateus GarciaWChoke from backGrand Slam LA77KG4F2017
13672Eric IngramWFlying armbarDallas Fall Open82KGF2017
13680Rennick KamaWGuillotineDallas F.NG Open85KGF2017
13709Waltan PrestoWArmbarCharlotte Open82KGSF2017
13710Josh BacallaoWDQCharlotte Open82KGF2017
13713Waltan PrestoWArmbarCharlotte OpenABSSF2017
13884Sandro VieiraWPts: 2x0IBJJF Rio Pro82KGSF2017
13886Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 2x2, AdvIBJJF Rio Pro82KGF2017
13928Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KG8F2017
13929Esdras MendesWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ77KG4F2017
13933Luciano BernertWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ77KGRPC2017
13934Samuel DiasWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ77KG3RD2017
14418Yan CabralWPts: 6x0European Open82KG4F2018
14662Vegard RandebergWArmbarMunich Open82KGSF2018
14663Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheWArmbarMunich Open82KGF2018
14665Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheWPts: 10x0Munich OpenABSSF2018
14666Nicholas PenzerWChoke from backMunich OpenABSF2018
14705Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 2x2, AdvSwiss Nat. ProABSF2018
14936K. SchorabskiWChoke from backGrand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
14942Bruno BorgesWPts: 13x0Grand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
14947Kywan GracieWArmbarGrand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
14948Marcos CostaMarcos CostaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
15425C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWPts: 2x0King of Mats85KGRR2018
15426Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWPts: 6x0King of Mats85KGSF2018
15504Burak SarmanWSubmissionWorld Pro77KG8F2018
15509Alex CabanesWReferee DecisionWorld Pro77KG4F2018
15519Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KGRPC2018
15520Jonathan SatavaJonathan SatavaWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Pro77KGRPC2018
15884Servio TulioServio TulioWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.82KGR22018
15889Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.82KG8F2018
15897Ruan OliveiraRuan OliveiraWPts: 2x0World Champ.82KG4F2018
16252Paulo GabrielWReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.81KG8F2018
16256Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.81KG4F2018

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Jaime Canuto vs Juan Caio Kamezawa

 

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