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Jeff Glover

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Jeff Glover is an American grappler and representative of the Paragon Academy as well as a jiu jitsu black belt under Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller. Known for his developments in positions such as the deep half and donkey guard, Jeff also gained notoriety through his series of episodes named “Glover’s Travels” where he travelled through the United States interviewing and training with some of the best coaches in the country.

Jeff Glover Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Jeffrey Dean Glover

Nickname: He is called “The Pipelayer” because he used to be a plumber.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Jacare > Ricardo Miller > Jeff Glover

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2007)
  • 2nd Place EBI Invitational (2014)
  • 3rd Place ADCC World Championship (2011)
  • World Jiu Jitsu Expo Superfight Winner (2012)
  • Pan American Champion (2006 and 2005 – brown belt divisions)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2006 / 2005 brown belt)

Weight Division: Pena (Featherweight) 70kg/154lbs

Favorite Position/Technique: Deep Half Guard, Donkey Guard

Team/Association: Paragon

Jeff Glover’s Biography

Jeff Glover was born on the 15th of April 1983 in East Los Angeles, CA – USA. And it would take him 16 years to find Jiu-Jitsu, but when he did, it was love at first sight. Glover knew straight away this sport would change his life forever.

He started competing from the get-go and achieved success quickly. Even though Jeff Glover competed mainly at featherweight with some incursions in the Lightweight division, he always liked to stand the test at the absolute (open weight) division, something that not many featherweights dare try. This display of confidence reaped its rewards as Glover stacked a fair amount of absolute medals and titles over the years. One of those titles won against Mike Fowler at the prestigious Grapplers Quest as a purple belt.

on the 8th of April 2006, just a few days short of his 23rd birthday, Jeff Glover received his black belt from the hands of Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller, his first and only instructor, after winning his second Pan American gold medal in the brown belt division. Unfortunately for Jiu-Jitsu, Glover struggled with some finger injuries throughout his career which prevent him from fighting in Gi (kimono) tournaments more regularly, though his Submission Wrestling tournament record is outstanding.

Jeff Glover Grappling Record

34 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    8 (24%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (6%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    23 (68%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

23 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Triangle
26
6
#86e620
Guillotine
17
4
#5AD3D1
Darce choke
9
2
#d1212a
RNC
9
2
#fad11b
kneebar
9
2
#f58822
Bow and arrow
9
2
#224aba
Flying triangle
4
1
#ff9124
Choke
4
1
#bf1f6c
Armbar
4
1
#22c9a5
Arm in guillotine
4
1
#fad223
Heel hook
4
1
23
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
17 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    11 (65%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (12%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (6%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    2 (12%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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Armbar
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Jeff Glover Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1479Robson MouraRobson MouraLPts: 6x3LA Sub-XABSSPF2006
1487Ricky LundellLPts: 6x2AGGROABSF2006
1530Rob Di CensoLPts: 2x0GQ All Star Pro72KGSF2006
1603Bibiano FernandesBibiano FernandesLPts: 5x0Pan American70KG4F2007
1677Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraLPointsADCC66KG4F2007
1861Sandro BatataLAdvPan American70KGRDS2008
2003Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds76KGF2008
2231Rany YahyaRany YahyaLPointsADCC66KG4F2009
2238Ryan HallRyan HallLPointsADCC66KG3RD2009
3276Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 6x0ADCC66KGSF2011
4147Caio TerraCaio TerraLArmbarMetamorisABSSPF2012
4365Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineLPts: 5x2World ExpoABSSPF2013
6154Geo MartinezGeo MartinezLEBI/OTEBI65KGF2014
7754Ezra LenonLPts: 2x0FIVE SLABSSPF2015
7940Geo MartinezGeo MartinezLPts: 5x0ADCC66KG4F2015
10281Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineD---Metamoris 7ABSSPF2016
11632Chad MendesLEBI/OTSUG 3ABSSPF2017
11734Augusto MendesAugusto MendesLReferee DecisionF2W 25N/ASPF2017
14705Wanki ChaeWanki ChaeD---Battle Field76KGSPF2017
1486Blas AvenaWTriangleAGGROABS4F2006
1488Johnny RamirezWBow and arrowIGJJFNANA2006
1528Brian McLaughlinWPts: 4x2GQ All Star Pro72KG4F2006
1599Shane RiceShane RiceWPts: 10x2Pan American70KGR12007
1670Jamie BallardWFlying triangleADCC66KGR12007
2000UnknownWChokeNoGi Worlds76KG4F2008
2002Philipe MonicaWArmbarNoGi Worlds76KGSF2008
2027Tito MartinezWDarce chokeSan Diego Pro76KG4F2008
2030Joel TudorWRNCSan Diego Pro76KGSF2008
2031Diego MoraesWRNCAtama OpenNANA2008
2226Timo-JuhaniWPointsADCC66KGR12009
2378Wilson ReisWilson ReisWPts: 2x2, AdvUFC ExpoABSSPF2009
2391Sergio FarnesWPointsGQ ExpoABSNA2009
2392UnknownWGuillotineGQ ExpoABSNA2009
2393Mike TomacelliWTriangleGQ ExpoABSNA2009
2394Wilson ReisWilson ReisWPts: 2x2, AdvUFC ExpoABSSPF2009
3200Bao QuachWGuillotineADCC WC Trials66KG4F2011
3201John B.WGuillotineADCC WC Trials66KGSF2011
3202Philip YoonWTriangleADCC WC Trials66KGF2011
3222Tom BarlowWPointsADCC66KGR12011
3259Mark RamosMark RamosWDarce ChokeADCC66KG4F2011
3286Robson MouraRobson MouraWGuillotineADCC66KG3PLC2011
3401Javier VazquezJavier VazquezWPts: 4x2UFC ExpoABSSPF2010
3470Chris HaueterChris HaueterWArm in guillotineWGG BOTWABSSPF2012
4190Caio TerraCaio TerraWPts: 10x6World ExpoABSSPF2012
5165Fredson PaixaoFredson PaixaoWPointsUFC Expo70KGSPF2013
5851Baret YoshidaBaret YoshidaD---Metamoris 4ABSSPF2014
6147Sergio HernandezWTriangleEBI65KGR12014
6150Eric MedinaWkneebarEBI65KG4F2014
6152Ben EddyWkneebarEBI65KGSF2014
6209Vito PaolilloWTriangleUFC Expo70KGNA2014
7934Daniel HortegasWHeel hookADCC66KGR12015
8057Budo JakeBudo JakeWBow and arrowGT Open76KGSPF2015
9431K. WoodmanseeWTriangleSubConABSSPF2016
10459Justin RaderJustin RaderWReferee DecisionF2W 1170KGSPF2016

Jeff Glover photograph taken by Grapple TV.

Caio Terra vs Jeff Glover

Ben Eddy vs Jeff Glover

High Percentage Chokes  Instructional by Lachlan Giles

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