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Josh Hinger is an American born Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, a rank earned from André Galvao at the Atos Jiu-Jitsu academy in San Diego, California. A specialist in both the Gi and No-Gi aspects of jiu-jitsu, Hinger won many important trophies as a middleweight (82kg/181lbs) competitor in the sport’s international circuit, including titles in the American No-Gi Nationals, Chicago International Open (Spring and Summer), Seattle International Open, Gracie Worlds as well as a 2nd place in EBI’s welterweight tournament.

Josh Hinger Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Joshua Roy Hinger

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Carlos Gracie Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > L. Dagmar > André Galvão > Josh Hinger

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2018/2017/2016)
  • 1st Place IBJJF American Nationals NoGi (2017**/2014**)
  • 1st Place ACBJJ 7 MW Grand Prix NoGi (2017)
  • 1st Place ADCC West Coast Trials (2019)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Seattle Open (2017/2015)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Austin Open (2017)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Chicago Spring Open (2017**/2016**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Chicago Spring Open NoGi (2017*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Chicago Summer Open (2016)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Chicago Summer Open NoGi (2016**)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Masters Championship (2017 Master 1)
  • 2nd Place EBI Invitational (2015)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF San Francisco Open (2015)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Seattle Open (2017*)
  • 3rd Place ADCC World Championship (2019)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF American Nationals (2014)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Seattle Open (2015*)
  • 3rd Place ADCC US West Coast Trials (2017)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Guillotine, Gogoplata

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

Team/Association: Atos

Josh Hinger Biography

Josh Hinger was born on May 28, 1982, in Whittier, CA – USA, being raised in La Habra where he gave a start to his grappling lifestyle, by wrestling for Sonora High School, in Brea.

At the age of 15, Josh moved to Temecula, CA. continuing to wrestle, this time for Chaparral High School for whom he won the CIF 145lbs division during his senior year (2000).

Three years after finishing his high school wrestling career, Josh ran into an old wrestling teammate who asked him if he wanted to tag along and check out a jiu-jitsu academy. Hinger agreed to the trip – mainly because he wanted some mats to wrestle in with his buddy, though that first jiu-jitsu class would completely sway Hinger to learn the Brazilian way of grappling. Hinger recollects this moment well: “I remember it was on July 2, 2003, because I loved jiu-jitsu so much that I showed up for evening class on the 4th of July and no one was there. I called the instructor and asked if there was a class. He said: ‘man, go to a BBQ and watch some fireworks’.

In November 2003, with four months of jiu-jitsu training under his belt, Hinger made his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut. A career that extended to a 4-1-0 record by 2005.

Chris Brennan was Josh’s first jiu-jitsu and MMA coach, raising him from white to purple belt. Hinger was part of Chris Brennan’s fight team in Lake Forest, CA. until 2006, a time when the group became disconnected due to personal issues inside the training room, as well as disagreements among team leaders. The combination of which, ultimately led to the academy’s demise.

After Brennan’s academy closed down, Josh worked with Baret Yoshida and Jason Bukich, earning his brown belt from the pair before joining Atos’ in San Diego. Working under André Galvao at Atos’ HQ, Hinger quickly earned the respect of the prestigious team reaching the rank of black belt on December 7, 2013.

Guillotine Instructional by Josh Hinger

Josh Hinger MATCH STATS

Overall Positions

CONQUERED MOVES AVERAGE 2.21

OVERALL CONQUERED

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OPPONENT W/L TOP BOTTOM STAND UP EVENT ROUND YEAR
Mike Padilla W 0 1 0 EBI RR 2015
Garry Tonon L 2 2 1 EBI RR 2015
Nathan Orchard W 5 1 0 EBI 4F 2015
Alec Baulding W 0 2 0 World RR 2018
Yago Souza L 0 1 0 World RR 2018
Matheus Diniz W 3 0 1 World NG RR 2018
Ashur Darmo W 2 0 0 World NG RR 2018
Marcos Tinoco W 1 1 0 World NG RR 2018
Gabriel Almeida W 3 0 1 ADCC RR 2019
Adam Wardzinski W 1 1 0 ADCC 4F 2019
Jon Blank W 0 2 0 ADCC 3RD 2019

Josh Hinger Grappling Record

110 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    20 (18%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    76 (69%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (5%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (1%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    2 (2%)

76 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Guillotine
22
17
#86e620
RNC
13
10
#5AD3D1
Armbar
8
6
#d1212a
Gogoplata
8
6
#fad11b
Triangle
7
5
#f58822
Monoplata
7
5
#224aba
Arm in Guillotine
7
5
#ff9124
Reverse triangle
4
3
#bf1f6c
Kneebar
4
3
#22c9a5
Katagatame
4
3
#fad223
Anaconda choke
3
2
#03861f
Arm Triangle
3
2
#039a1f
North south choke
3
2
#03b41f
Darce choke
1
1
#03c61f
Kimura
1
1
#03d61f
Short choke
1
1
#03f61f
Triangle armbar
1
1
#82ff5f
Bow and Arrow
1
1
#a4ff5f
Kimura f/ triangle
1
1
#dbff5f
Brabo choke
1
1
76
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
34 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    12 (35%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    17 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (3%)

17 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
18
3
#86e620
Armbar
12
2
#5AD3D1
Triangle
12
2
#d1212a
Footlock
6
1
#fad11b
Baseball choke
6
1
#f58822
Guillotine
6
1
#224aba
Toe hold
6
1
#ff9124
Mounted X choke
6
1
#bf1f6c
Collar choke
6
1
#22c9a5
Arm in guillotine
6
1
#fad223
Cross choke
6
1
#03861f
Wristlock
6
1
#039a1f
RNC
6
1
17
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Josh Hinger Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
5458Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 2x0FIVE NoGi C. 2ABS4F2014
5925Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeLAdvAmerican Nat.82KGSF2014
5987Bernardo FariaBernardo FariaLArmbarNoGi WorldsABS4F2014
6015Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuLFootlockNoGi Worlds79KG4F2014
6708Magid HageLBaseball chokeSF Open82KGF2015
6807Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLPts: 7x2Pan American82KGR32015
6929Mike FowlerMike FowlerLPts: 15x0Marianas OpenABS4F2015
7342Garry TononGarry TononLEBI/OTEBI 377KGF2015
7525Stephen MartinezLAdvRevGearABSF2015
7776Stephen MartinezLGuillotineMetamoris UGABSSPF2015
8318Fernando MoyaLArmbarSeattle OpenABSSF2015
8416Thiago SaThiago SaLToe holdNoGi Worlds85KG4F2015
8455Adam WheelerLPts: 5x0NoGi WorldsABSR12015
8712Procopio FonsecaLPts: 9x6Irvine Open82KGSF2015
8933Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLMounted X chokeEuropean Open88KG4F2016
8951Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR12016
9254Dillon DanisDillon DanisLTrianglePan American82KGR12016
10350Carlos FariasCarlos FariasLCollar chokeCh. Summer OpenABSSF2016
10926Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArm in guillotineNoGi WorldsABS4F2016
11900Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPointsACBJJ 485KG4F2017
12142Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLCross chokePan American82KG4F2017
12485John SalterJohn SalterLPts: 2x0ADCC WC Trials88KGSF2017
13301Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLChoke from backAmerican Nats94KGF2017
13316Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLChoke from backAmerican NatsABSF2017
13533Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 5x2Seattle OpenABSF2017
13569Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLTriangleChicago SMO100KGF2017
13575Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLWristlockChicago SMOABSSF2017
14882Thiago SaThiago SaLPointsACB 1085KGSPF2018
15764Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaLPointsACBJJ 1285KGSPF2018
16448Yago SouzaYago SouzaLPts: 4x2World Champ.82KG8F2018
17202Joshua BacallaoLAdvLV NG OpenABSF2018
18297Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLReferee DecisionF2W Pro 9588KGSPF2018
21150Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLRNCKasai Pro 686KGSPF2019
21632Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLPts: 3x0ADCC88KGSF2019
5443UnknownWReferee DecisionFIVE Cali. 282KG4F2014
5444Kyle SwansonWTriangleFIVE Cali. 282KGSF2014
5445Stephen MartinezWPointsFIVE Cali. 282KGF2014
5924Nathan MendelsonWGuillotineAmerican Nat.82KG4F2014
5935Stephen MartinezWArm TriangleAm. Nat. NoGi82KG4F2014
5936Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWDQAm. Nat. NoGi82KGSF2014
5938Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x0Am. Nat. NoGiABS4F2014
5939AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPointsAm. Nat. NoGiABSSF2014
6706Darragh OConaillDarragh OConaillWTriangleSF Open82KG4F2015
6707Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraWGuillotineSF Open82KGSF2015
7329Mike PadillaWTriangleEBI 377KGR12015
7336Nathan OrchardWEBI/OTEBI 377KG4F2015
7341Darragh OConaillDarragh OConaillWEBI/OTEBI 377KGSF2015
7523Joseph GonzalezWPointsRevGearABS4F2015
7524Lance GlynnWGuillotineRevGearABSSF2015
7529Jaret MacintoshWMonoplataSub Series Pro82KGSPF2015
8312Vinicius AgudoWMonoplataSeattle Open82KG4F2015
8313Pedro HenriqueWMonoplataSeattle Open82KGSF2015
8316Alessandro FerreiraWGuillotineSeattle OpenABS4F2015
8410Gotterell KingWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds85KG8F2015
8766Albert AguirreWTriangleGracie WorldsABSN/A2015
8767Issa AbleWTriangle armbarGracie WorldsABSN/A2015
8768Travis NewazaWArmbarGracie NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8769Brent AlvarezWReverse triangleGracie NoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8770Baret YoshidaBaret YoshidaD---Gracie NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8771Shannon GugertyWArm in GuillotineSROABSSPF2015
8924Bruno CuppariWPts: 2x0European Open88KGR12016
9407Javier YamuniWBow and ArrowChicago S. Open82KGSF2016
9408Sean FisherWPointsChicago S. Open82KGF2016
9411Aiazbek MustakovWArm TriangleChicago S. OpenABS4F2016
9412Josh BowlingWGuillotineChicago S. OpenABSSF2016
9413Inacio NetoInacio NetoWMonoplataChicago S. OpenABSF2016
9415Steven PattersonWRNCCh. NoGi S. Open83KGSF2016
9416Javier ValencianoWPts: 14x0Ch. NoGi S. Open83KGF2016
9417Steven PattersonWKneebarCh. NoGi S. OpenABSSF2016
9418Inacio NetoInacio NetoWKneebarCh. NoGi S. OpenABSF2016
10339John CombsJohn CombsWArmbarCh. Summer Open82KGSF2016
10340Lucas ValleWRNCCh. Summer Open82KGF2016
10348John CombsJohn CombsWArmbarCh. Summer OpenABS4F2016
10356Ben ShaefferWReverse TriangleChicago NoGi SO83KGSF2016
10359Mayko BorgesWGuillotineChicago NoGi SOABSSF2016
10891Matt JuberaWReverse triangleNoGi Worlds85KG4F2016
10894Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 4x0NoGi Worlds85KGSF2016
10895C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWPts: 11x0NoGi Worlds85KGF2016
10915Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWReferee DecisionNoGi WorldsABSR12016
10921Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyWPts: 16x8NoGi WorldsABS8F2016
12122Frederico AlmeidaWKimura f/ trianglePan American82KGR12017
12135Jonathan SatavaJonathan SatavaWGogoplataPan American82KG8F2017
12263Douglas KallinWGogoplataChicago Sp. Open82KG4F2017
12264Ross KeepingWGuillotineChicago Sp. Open82KGSF2017
12265Abmar BarbosaAbmar BarbosaWInjuryChicago Sp. Open82KGF2017
12271Greg WalkerWGuillotineChicago Sp. OpenABS4F2017
12275Yan LucasYan LucasWRNCChicago Sp. OpenABSF2017
12281Yan LucasYan LucasWGuillotineChicago Sp. NoGiABSSF2017
12283John GuttaWGogoplataChicago Sp. NoGiABSF2017
12477Quentin RosenzweigWKatagatameADCC WC Trials88KG8F2017
12483David MitchellWPts: 10x0ADCC WC Trials88KG4F2017
12488Antonio ZuazoWGuillotineADCC WC Trials88KG3RD2017
12852Koffi AdzitsoWArm in guillotineGrappling N.G.O.84KG4F2017
12853Obie SimpsonWArm in guillotineGrappling N.G.O.84KGSF2017
12854George GanssleWRNCGrappling N.G.O.84KGF2017
12855Jacob HockenburyWArm in guillotineGrappling Open84KGRR2017
12856Jacob HockenburyWPts: 5x0Grappling Open84KGF2017
13255Wellington PerotoWKatagatameAmerican NG Nats91KGSF2017
13256Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 3x0American NG Nats91KGF2017
13263Piter SilvaWRNCAmerican NG NatsABS4F2017
13266Dante LeonDante LeonWRNCAmerican NG NatsABSSF2017
13268Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoWGuillotineAmerican NG NatsABSF2017
13296Charles McguireWBrabo chokeAmerican Nats94KG4F2017
13299Tanner RiceTanner RiceWGuillotineAmerican Nats94KGSF2017
13310Marcos CamposWGogoplataAmerican NatsABSR12017
13314Scott ThometzWGuillotineAmerican NatsABS4F2017
13315Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWPts: 4x2American NatsABSSF2017
13424Jose PortilloWGogoplataAustin Open94KGSF2017
13425Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWArmbarAustin Open94KGF2017
13527Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWPts: 2x2, AdvSeattle Open88KGF2017
13532Scott ThometzWRNCSeattle OpenABSSF2017
13568Steven PattersonWRNCChicago SMO100KGRR2017
13573Joseph HookerWPointsChicago SMOABS4F2017
13608Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWDarce chokeACBJJ 785KG4F2017
13613Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesWGuillotineACBJJ 785KGSF2017
13614Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWGogoplataACBJJ 785KGF2017
14214Wellington DiasWellington DiasWKneebarLong Beach Open88KGF2017
14612Sergio ArdilaSergio ArdilaWPts: 8x0NoGi Worlds79KGR22017
14616Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWRNCNoGi Worlds79KG4F2017
14620Dante LeonDante LeonWReferee DecisionNoGi Worlds79KGSF2017
14621Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KGF2017
16437Alec BauldingAlec BauldingWPts: 6x6, PenWorld Champ.82KGR22018
17170Moris AyalaWRNCLas Vegas Open94KGSF2018
17177Charles McGuireWKimuraLas Vegas OpenABS4F2018
17179Klidson AbreuWArmbarLas Vegas OpenABSSF2018
17197Victor CervantesWGuillotineLV NG Open91KGSF2018
17201Cole FransonCole FransonWAnaconda chokeLV NG OpenABSSF2018
18043Mateo TenzeraWMonoplataLong Beach Open88KGSF2018
18045Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWKatagatameLong Beach Open88KGF2018
18051Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWGuillotineLong Beach OpenABSSF2018
18053Ben LeynardWArmbarLong Beach OpenABSF2018
18509Ashur DarmoWNorth south chokeNoGi Worlds85KGR22018
18511Kit DaleKit DaleWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds85KG4F2018
18514Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 8x5NoGi Worlds85KGSF2018
18516Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWNorth south chokeNoGi Worlds85KGF2018
18939George HernandezWTriangleADCC WC Trials88KGR12019
18941K. BoehmWGuillotineADCC WC Trials88KGR22019
18943Hunter ColvinWPts: 8x0ADCC WC Trials88KG4F2019
18945Jon BlankJon BlankWPts: 4x0ADCC WC Trials88KGSF2019
18946Stan RosaWAnaconda chokeADCC WC Trials88KGF2019
21273Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 12488KGSPF2019
21584Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWShort chokeADCC88KGR12019
21591Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWArm in guillotineADCC88KG4F2019
21633Jon BlankJon BlankWPts: 3x0ADCC88KG3RD2019
22103Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 13184KGSPF2019

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