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João Miyao is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu graduated by Cicero Costha who competes for the PSLPB academy (Projeto Social Lutando Pelo Bem). Considered a prodigy of the sport since his teens, João and his twin brother Paulo Miyao (also known as the Myiao Brothers) have piled up medals in the world’s most important tournaments, being among the very best competitors of their generation.

João Miyao Jiu Jitsu

Full name: João Ricardo Bordignon Miyao

Nickname: N / A

lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Waldomiro Perez > Roberto Godoi > Marco Barbosa > Cicero Costha > João Miyao

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2013 brown, 2012/2011 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2015)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2017/2016/2015/2024 black, 2013 brown, purple 2012, 2011 blue)
  • IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion (2015)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2014 black, 2013 brown)
  • ACBJJ 6 Grand Prix Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Brazilian Champion (2014 black, 2013 brown, purple 2012)
  • CBJJ Brazilian No -Gi Champion (2012 purple)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2017/2015/2014)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Runner-up (2016)
  • IBJJF European Runner-up (2013 brown absolute)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Runner-up (2012 purple absolute)
  • CBJJ Brazilian No -Gi Nationals Runner-up (2012 purple absolute)
  • IBJJF Pan American 3rd Place (2013 brown absolute)

Position / Technique Favorite: Berimbolo

Weight Division: Pluma (64kg/141lbs)

Academy: PSLPB Cicero Costha

Merchandise: The Berimbolo & Beyond 4 DVD Set by the Miyao Brothers

Biography of João Miyao

João Miyao was born on May 11, 1991 in the city Andirá in the state of Paraná – Brazil, along with his twin brother Paulo Miyao. They are 3rd generation Japanese descendants with humble beginnings, being the sons of a farmer and a housewife.

The two began martial arts through Judo, but found Jiu Jitsu at the age of 16 and never looked back. The Miyao bros first teacher was Adriano Carvalho, who early on recognized the talent these two boys possessed and encouraged them to train and fight more regularly. With the Jiu Jitsu “bug” growing and growing, the two brothers decided they wanted to become Jiu Jitsu fighters professionally and so as they soon as they were of age they moved to São Paulo (against the wishes of their parents) to pursue their dream.

In São Paulo the Miyao brothers found a home in Cicero Costha’s social project, the PSLPB or Projeto Social Lutando Pelo Bem (Fighting for Good Social Project). Living within the academy along with other eager athletes, the brothers began winning many championships focusing many of their techniques on the Mendes brothers (Rafael and Guilherme). Their sharp and bendy guards and the fact the Miyao’s were consistently medalling in the absolute divisions weighing only 64 kilos brought the curiosity of the media to the Parana duo, and with this curiosity/recognition came the sponsorships needed for siblings to showcase their skills in the top competitions of the world, a test they passed with flying colors.

Although Paulo Miyao has received a brown belt before João, João caught up with his brother and the two ended up getting the desired black belt together on June 2013.

Joao Miyao Grappling Record

126 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    55 (44%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    60 (48%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (2%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (1%)
  • BY DQ
    3 (2%)

60 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
48
29
#86e620
RNC
12
7
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
7
4
#d1212a
Armbar
5
3
#fad11b
Bow and arrow
3
2
#f58822
Choke
3
2
#224aba
Submission
3
2
#ff9124
Triangle
3
2
#bf1f6c
Heel hook
3
2
#22c9a5
Triangle armbar
2
1
#fad223
Arm in Ezekiel
2
1
#03861f
Omoplata
2
1
#039a1f
Choke f. omoplata
2
1
#03b41f
Brabo choke
2
1
#03c61f
Kneebar
2
1
#03d61f
Calf slicer
2
1
60
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
17 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    10 (59%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (29%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (12%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Joao Miyao Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4921Rafael MendesRafael MendesLPts: 2x0ADCC66KGSF2013
4923Justin RaderJustin RaderLPointsADCC66KG3PLC2013
5638Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.57KGF2014
6933Gilson NunesGilson NunesLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro65KG4F2015
7242Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineLAdvWorld Champ.57KGF2015
7438Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 4x4, AdvAmerican Nat.64KGF2015
7605Garry TononGarry TononLReferee DecisionFIVE SL72KGSPF2015
7640Joe SotoLPointsEBI 465KGSF2015
7904Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLPointsGT OpenABSSPF2015
7912Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLPts: 6x4GT Open76KGF2015
8346Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoDPts: 0x0Berkut 2ABSSPF2015
9677Caio TerraCaio TerraLPts: 8x6World Champ.57KGSF2016
9947Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 2x2, AdvAmerican Nats64KGF2016
10167Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA62KGF2016
10586Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 10x8NoGi Worlds62KGF2016
11166Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesLPts: 5x4European Open64KGSF2017
11519Johnny TamaJohnny TamaLPts: 3x2UAEJJF NY ProU77KG4F2017
12591Mikey MusumeciMikey MusumeciLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.64KGF2017
4321Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesWAdvWorld ExpoABSSPF2013
4821Naudimar AmaralWChoke from backBrasileiro CBJJENANA2013
4912Mark RamosMark RamosWCalf slicerADCC66KGR12013
4920Ricardo VieiraRicardo VieiraWHeel hookADCC66KG4F2013
5164Hideyuki YamadaWChoke from backEuropean64KGSF2014
5248F. SpessotoWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2014
5250Rafael BarataWChoke from backPan American64KGSF2014
5443Giusley SantosWPts: 4x0Brasileiro64KGSF2014
5540John ChoWPts: 9x0World Pro.64KG4F2014
5544Tiago BravoTiago BravoWReferee DecisionWorld Pro.64KGF2014
5633Koji ShibamotoKoji ShibamotoWPts: 25x4World Champ.57KG4F2014
5637Ivaniel OliveiraIvaniel OliveiraWPts: 2x0World Champ.57KGSF2014
5772Ivanildo LimaWChoke from backRio Open64KGF2014
5815Alexandre OliveiraWChoke from backMundial CBJJE64KGSF2014
5816Johnatha GuidoWChoke from backMundial CBJJE64KGF2014
5856Jorge EliasWTriangle armbarNo Gi Pan Am.64KGSF2014
5857Mark RamosMark RamosWArmbarNo Gi Pan Am.64KGF2014
5905Jorge EliasWPointsNo Gi Worlds64KG4F2014
5908Fabbio PassosWArmbarNo Gi Worlds64KGSF2014
5909Thomas LisboaWPts: 10x4No Gi Worlds64KGF2014
5989Mark RamosMark RamosWChoke from backNYC Pro70KG4F2014
5992Paulo SantanaWBow and arrowNYC Pro70KGSF2014
5993Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 6x4NYC Pro70KGF2014
6071Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPenCopa Podio70KGSPF2014
6134Walter TellesWArm in EzekielSouth American64KG4F2014
6135Leandro MartinsLeandro MartinsWN/ASouth American64KGSF2014
6178UnknownWRNCADCC Trials77KG4F2014
6179Bruno AparecidoWPointsADCC Trials77KGF2014
6380Lucas DantasWPts: 8x4European64KG4F2015
6383S. FranceschiniWBow and arrowEuropean64KGSF2015
6634Paulo FilhoPaulo FilhoWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2015
6638Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWChokePan American64KGSF2015
6812David DomzalskiWSubmissionChicago Spring64KGSF2015
6813Wellington DiasWellington DiasWChoke from backChicago Spring64KGF2015
6855Paulo SilvaWPointsNY Spring Open64KGF2015
7061Pedro AzevedoWN/ABrasileiro64KGSF2015
7063Thomas LisboaWChoke from backBrasileiro64KGF2015
7176Andre PontesWTriangleLas Vegas Open64KGF2015
7237Koji ShibamotoKoji ShibamotoWPts: 6x2World Champ.57KG4F2015
7240Ivaniel OliveiraIvaniel OliveiraWChoke from backWorld Champ.57KGSF2015
7408Ramon FloresWN/ABJJ Tour64KGF2015
7426Ruben AlvarezWOmoplataGrapplers Quest65KG4F2015
7427Mike MainWHeel hookGrapplers Quest65KGSF2015
7431Luis PintoWChoke f. omoplataUS No Gi Nat.64KGF2015
7437Luis PintoWPointsAmerican Nat.64KGSF2015
7500David HerndonWChoke from backNY Summer Open64KGF2015
7504Luis PantojaWTriangleNY No Gi Open64KGF2015
7571Jose AlvarezWPointsAustin Open70KGSF2015
7572Gabriel MartinsWChoke from backAustin Open70KGF2015
7606Luis Ninja PintoWChoke from backLV Summer Open64KGF2015
7609Julian MarquezWPointsLV Summer OpenABS4F2015
7610Kim TerraKim TerraWReferee DecisionLV Summer OpenABSSF2015
7611Carlos FariasCarlos FariasWPts: 0x0, AdvLV Summer OpenABSF2015
7632Mike MainWRNCEBI 465KGR12015
7638Geoff RealWRNCEBI 465KG4F2015
7823Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesWPointsSanta Cruz Pro70KGF2015
7905Geo MartinezGeo MartinezWPts: 4x2GT OpenABSSPF2015
7908Julio CordovaWPointsGT Open76KGSF2015
7976Joseph BestWRNCNoGi Pan Ams64KGSF2015
7977Mark RamosMark RamosWRNCNoGi Pan Ams64KGF2015
8049Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA62KGSF2015
8050Joao SomaliaJoao SomaliaWChoke from backGrand Slam LA62KGF2015
8193Mark RamosMark RamosWToe holdNoGi Worlds64KG4F2015
8196Thomas LisboaWPts: 6x4NoGi Worlds64KGSF2015
8198Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPts: 6x4NoGi Worlds64KGF2015
8409Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ62KGR12015
8415Pedro AzevedoWPts: 14x0Grand Slam RJ62KG8F2015
8416Rodnei JuniorWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ62KG4F2015
8421Jorge NakamuraWPts: 4x0Grand Slam RJ62KGSF2015
8691Tsuyoshi TamakiWChoke from backEuropean Open64KG4F2016
8693Gabriel WilcoxWChoke from backEuropean Open64KGSF2016
9005Tsuyoshi TamakiWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2016
9009Vitor PaschoalWChoke from backPan American64KGSF2016
9011Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesWPts: 2x0Pan American64KGF2016
9172Yukinori SasaYukinori SasaD---Polaris 370KGSPF2016
9218Thomas CostaWChoke from backNY Spring Open64KGSF2016
9219Tadashi TakashimaWChoke from backNY Spring Open64KGF2016
9316Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWPts: 4x2World Pro62KG4F2016
9317Wellington LimaWChokeWorld Pro62KGSF2016
9608Jeffrey CummingsWN/AAtlanta BJJ Pro70KG4F2016
9610Nicollas WelkerWN/AAtlanta BJJ Pro70KGSF2016
9612Bruno FrazattoBruno FrazattoWPointsAtlanta BJJ Pro70KGF2016
9669Tomoyuki HashimotoTomoyuki HashimotoWPts: 6x4World Champ.57KGR12016
9674Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.57KG4F2016
10028Bruno BrazWArmbarNY Summer Open64KGF2016
10100Mayko BorgesWPts: 8x2Ch. Summer Open64KGSF2016
10101Anthony FerroWBrabo chokeCh. Summer Open64KGF2016
10120Ben PitchfordWPts: 21x0Chicago NoGi SO67KGSF2016
10121Bruce GuevaraWPts: 9x0Chicago NoGi SO67KGF2016
10135Joseph ConeryWKneebarBoston SIO64KGF2016
10166A. AldiuncinWPts: 5x0Grand Slam LA62KGSF2016
10201Arthur MolinaWPts: 12x4G. Slam NG LA67KGSF2016
10583Alexis BarraganWPts: 36x0NoGi Worlds62KG4F2016
10584Rene LopezWDQNoGi Worlds62KGSF2016
10828Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 4x2NY BJJ Pro70KGSF2016
10829Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 2x0NY BJJ Pro70KGF2016
11162Rene LopezWChoke from backEuropean Open64KG4F2017
11499Daniel CovelWDQUAEJJF NY Pro69KG4F2017
11501Andre MonteiroAndre MonteiroWPointsUAEJJF NY Pro69KGSF2017
11502Isac ChavesWN/AUAEJJF NY Pro69KGF2017
11699Yuta ShimadaWPts: 6x0Pan American64KG4F2017
11702Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPts: 22x2Pan American64KGSF2017
11882Anthony FerroWN/AChicago Sp. Open64KGSF2017
11883Marcelo CohenMarcelo CohenWN/AChicago Sp. Open64KGF2017
11941Tadashi TakashimaWChoke from backNY Spring Open64KGF2017
12237Tadashi TakashimaWToe holdBoston Sp. Open64KGF2017
12455Alexis AlduncinWN/AMiami Spring Open64KGSF2017
12456Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWPts: 2x0Miami Spring Open64KGF2017
12475Christopher KriebelWToe holdMiami Spring NGO62KGF2017
12579Yuta ShimadaWPts: 4x0World Champ.64KG8F2017
12587Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPts: 2x0World Champ.64KG4F2017
12589Gabriel MoraesGabriel MoraesWPts: 8x4World Champ.64KGSF2017
12948Mayko AraujoMayko AraujoWToe holdACBJJ 660KG4F2017
12951Laercio FernandesLaercio FernandesWChoke from backACBJJ 660KGSF2017
12952Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPointsACBJJ 660KGF2017
13006David HerndonWChoke from backBoston SM. Open64KGSF2017
13008Ryan ClayWDQBoston SM. Open64KGF2017
13080Anthony FerroWChoke from backChicago SMO64KGSF2017
13082Alexis AlduncinWPts: 31x0Chicago SMO64KGF2017
13221Jorge NakamuraWPts: 8x4Grand Slam LA62KG4F2017
13223Alexis AlduncinWSubmissionGrand Slam LA62KGSF2017
13224Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LA62KGF2017
13422Adam FerraraAdam FerraraWRNCNo Gi Pan Am.61KGSF2017
13423Eduardo BarbozaEduardo BarbozaWRNCNo Gi Pan Am.61KGF2017
13574Rodrigo CostaWChoke from backMiami Fall Open64KGF2017
13683F. AngelinoWPts: 10x0Grand Slam RJ62KGR12017
13688D. MoreiraWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ62KG4F2017

Banner pic by: BJJPix

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