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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

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Josh Hinger Grappling Record

118 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    22 (19%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (3%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    79 (67%)
  • BY DECISION
    8 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (1%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    2 (2%)

79 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Guillotine
24
19
#86e620
RNC
13
10
#5AD3D1
Armbar
8
6
#d1212a
Gogoplata
8
6
#fad11b
Arm in Guillotine
6
5
#f58822
Triangle
6
5
#224aba
Monoplata
6
5
#ff9124
Reverse triangle
4
3
#bf1f6c
Kneebar
4
3
#22c9a5
Katagatame
4
3
#fad223
North south choke
4
3
#03861f
Anaconda choke
3
2
#039a1f
Arm Triangle
3
2
#03b41f
Bow and Arrow
1
1
#03c61f
Kimura f/ triangle
1
1
#03d61f
Brabo choke
1
1
#03f61f
Darce choke
1
1
#82ff5f
Kimura
1
1
#a4ff5f
Short choke
1
1
#dbff5f
Triangle armbar
1
1
79
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
37 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    13 (35%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    17 (46%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (8%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (3%)

17 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

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

Josh Hinger Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
5478Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesLPts: 2x0FIVE NoGi C. 2ABS4F2014
5948Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeLAdvAmerican Nat.82KGSF2014
6010Bernardo FariaBernardo FariaLArmbarNoGi WorldsABS4F2014
6038Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuLFootlockNoGi Worlds79KG4F2014
6737Magid HageLBaseball chokeSF Open82KGF2015
6836Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLPts: 7x2Pan American82KGR32015
6958Mike FowlerMike FowlerLPts: 15x0Marianas OpenABS4F2015
7371Garry TononGarry TononLEBI/OTEBI 377KGF2015
7554Stephen MartinezLAdvRevGearABSF2015
7805Stephen MartinezLGuillotineMetamoris UGABSSPF2015
8347Fernando MoyaLArmbarSeattle OpenABSSF2015
8445Thiago SaThiago SaLToe holdNoGi Worlds85KG4F2015
8484Adam WheelerLPts: 5x0NoGi WorldsABSR12015
8741Procopio FonsecaLPts: 9x6Irvine Open82KGSF2015
8962Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLMounted X chokeEuropean Open88KG4F2016
8980Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR12016
9285Dillon DanisDillon DanisLTrianglePan American82KGR12016
10384Carlos FariasCarlos FariasLCollar chokeCh. Summer OpenABSSF2016
10961Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLArm in guillotineNoGi WorldsABS4F2016
11958Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPointsACBJJ 485KG4F2017
12200Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLCross chokePan American82KG4F2017
12543John SalterJohn SalterLPts: 2x0ADCC WC Trials88KGSF2017
13363Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLChoke from backAmerican Nats94KGF2017
13378Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLChoke from backAmerican NatsABSF2017
13597Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 5x2Seattle OpenABSF2017
13633Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLTriangleChicago SMO100KGF2017
13639Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLWristlockChicago SMOABSSF2017
14963Thiago SaThiago SaLPointsACB 1085KGSPF2018
15854Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaLPointsACBJJ 1285KGSPF2018
16540Yago SouzaYago SouzaLPts: 4x2World Champ.82KG8F2018
17308Joshua BacallaoLAdvLV NG OpenABSF2018
18436Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLReferee DecisionF2W 9588KGSPF2018
21375Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLRNCKasai Pro 686KGSPF2019
21878Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLPts: 3x0ADCC88KGSF2019
26261Vagner RochaVagner RochaLReferee DecisionWNO 983KGSPF2021
29247Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioLReferee DecisionRaw GC94KGSF2021
34897Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 7x0ADCC88KG4F2022
5463UnknownWReferee DecisionFIVE Cali. 282KG4F2014
5464Kyle SwansonWTriangleFIVE Cali. 282KGSF2014
5465Stephen MartinezWPointsFIVE Cali. 282KGF2014
5947Nathan MendelsonWGuillotineAmerican Nat.82KG4F2014
5958Stephen MartinezWArm TriangleAm. Nat. NoGi82KG4F2014
5959Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWDQAm. Nat. NoGi82KGSF2014
5961Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x0Am. Nat. NoGiABS4F2014
5962AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPointsAm. Nat. NoGiABSSF2014
6735Darragh OConaillDarragh OConaillWTriangleSF Open82KG4F2015
6736Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraWGuillotineSF Open82KGSF2015
7358Mike PadillaWTriangleEBI 377KGR12015
7365Nathan OrchardWEBI/OTEBI 377KG4F2015
7370Darragh OConaillDarragh OConaillWEBI/OTEBI 377KGSF2015
7552Joseph GonzalezWPointsRevGearABS4F2015
7553Lance GlynnWGuillotineRevGearABSSF2015
7558Jaret MacintoshWMonoplataSub Series Pro82KGSPF2015
8341Vinicius AgudoWMonoplataSeattle Open82KG4F2015
8342Pedro HenriqueWMonoplataSeattle Open82KGSF2015
8345Alessandro FerreiraWGuillotineSeattle OpenABS4F2015
8439Gotterell KingWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds85KG8F2015
8795Albert AguirreWTriangleGracie WorldsABSN/A2015
8796Issa AbleWTriangle armbarGracie WorldsABSN/A2015
8797Travis NewazaWArmbarGracie NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8798Brent AlvarezWReverse triangleGracie NoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8799Baret YoshidaBaret YoshidaD---Gracie NoGi WorldsABSF2015
8800Shannon GugertyWArm in GuillotineSROABSSPF2015
8953Bruno CuppariWPts: 2x0European Open88KGR12016
9440Javier YamuniWBow and ArrowChicago S. Open82KGSF2016
9441Sean FisherWPointsChicago S. Open82KGF2016
9444Aiazbek MustakovWArm TriangleChicago S. OpenABS4F2016
9445Josh BowlingWGuillotineChicago S. OpenABSSF2016
9446Inacio NetoInacio NetoWMonoplataChicago S. OpenABSF2016
9448Steven PattersonWRNCCh. NoGi S. Open83KGSF2016
9449Javier YamuniWPts: 14x0Ch. NoGi S. Open83KGF2016
9450Steven PattersonWKneebarCh. NoGi S. OpenABSSF2016
9451Inacio NetoInacio NetoWKneebarCh. NoGi S. OpenABSF2016
10373John CombsJohn CombsWArmbarCh. Summer Open82KGSF2016
10374Lucas ValleWRNCCh. Summer Open82KGF2016
10382John CombsJohn CombsWArmbarCh. Summer OpenABS4F2016
10390Ben ShaefferWReverse TriangleChicago NoGi SO83KGSF2016
10393Mayko BorgesWGuillotineChicago NoGi SOABSSF2016
10926Matt JuberaWReverse triangleNoGi Worlds85KG4F2016
10929Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 4x0NoGi Worlds85KGSF2016
10930C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWPts: 11x0NoGi Worlds85KGF2016
10950Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioWReferee DecisionNoGi WorldsABSR12016
10956Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyWPts: 16x8NoGi WorldsABS8F2016
12180Frederico AlmeidaWKimura f/ trianglePan American82KGR12017
12193Jonathan SatavaJonathan SatavaWGogoplataPan American82KG8F2017
12321Douglas KallinWGogoplataChicago Sp. Open82KG4F2017
12322Ross KeepingWGuillotineChicago Sp. Open82KGSF2017
12323Abmar BarbosaAbmar BarbosaWInjuryChicago Sp. Open82KGF2017
12329Greg WalkerWGuillotineChicago Sp. OpenABS4F2017
12333Yan LucasYan LucasWRNCChicago Sp. OpenABSF2017
12339Yan LucasYan LucasWGuillotineChicago Sp. NoGiABSSF2017
12341John GuttaWGogoplataChicago Sp. NoGiABSF2017
12535Quentin RosenzweigWKatagatameADCC WC Trials88KG8F2017
12541David MitchellWPts: 10x0ADCC WC Trials88KG4F2017
12546Antonio ZuazoWGuillotineADCC WC Trials88KG3RD2017
12910Koffi AdzitsoWArm in guillotineGrappling N.G.O.84KG4F2017
12911Obie SimpsonWArm in guillotineGrappling N.G.O.84KGSF2017
12912George GanssleWRNCGrappling N.G.O.84KGF2017
12913Jacob HockenburyWArm in guillotineGrappling Open84KGRR2017
12914Jacob HockenburyWPts: 5x0Grappling Open84KGF2017
13317Wellington PerotoWKatagatameAmerican NG Nats91KGSF2017
13318Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 3x0American NG Nats91KGF2017
13325Piter SilvaWRNCAmerican NG NatsABS4F2017
13328Dante LeonDante LeonWRNCAmerican NG NatsABSSF2017
13330Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoWGuillotineAmerican NG NatsABSF2017
13358Charles McguireWBrabo chokeAmerican Nats94KG4F2017
13361Tanner RiceTanner RiceWGuillotineAmerican Nats94KGSF2017
13372Marcos CamposWGogoplataAmerican NatsABSR12017
13376Scott ThometzWGuillotineAmerican NatsABS4F2017
13377Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWPts: 4x2American NatsABSSF2017
13486Jose PortilloWGogoplataAustin Open94KGSF2017
13487Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWArmbarAustin Open94KGF2017
13591Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWPts: 2x2, AdvSeattle Open88KGF2017
13596Scott ThometzWRNCSeattle OpenABSSF2017
13632Steven PattersonWRNCChicago SMO100KGRR2017
13637Joseph HookerWPointsChicago SMOABS4F2017
13672Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseWDarce chokeACBJJ 785KG4F2017
13677Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesWGuillotineACBJJ 785KGSF2017
13678Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWGogoplataACBJJ 785KGF2017
14286Wellington DiasWellington DiasWKneebarLong Beach Open88KGF2017
14685Sergio ArdilaSergio ArdilaWPts: 8x0NoGi Worlds79KGR22017
14689Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWRNCNoGi Worlds79KG4F2017
14693Dante LeonDante LeonWReferee DecisionNoGi Worlds79KGSF2017
14694Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KGF2017
16529Alec BauldingAlec BauldingWPts: 6x6, PenWorld Champ.82KGR22018
17276Moris AyalaWRNCLas Vegas Open94KGSF2018
17283Charles McGuireWKimuraLas Vegas OpenABS4F2018
17285Klidson AbreuWArmbarLas Vegas OpenABSSF2018
17303Victor CervantesWGuillotineLV NG Open91KGSF2018
17307Cole FransonCole FransonWAnaconda chokeLV NG OpenABSSF2018
18173Mateo TenzeraWMonoplataLong Beach Open88KGSF2018
18175Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWKatagatameLong Beach Open88KGF2018
18181Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWGuillotineLong Beach OpenABSSF2018
18183Ben LeynardWArmbarLong Beach OpenABSF2018
18650Ashur DarmoWNorth south chokeNoGi Worlds85KGR22018
18652Kit DaleKit DaleWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds85KG4F2018
18655Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 8x5NoGi Worlds85KGSF2018
18657Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWNorth south chokeNoGi Worlds85KGF2018
19096George HernandezWTriangleADCC WC Trials88KGR12019
19098K. BoehmWGuillotineADCC WC Trials88KGR22019
19100Hunter ColvinWPts: 8x0ADCC WC Trials88KG4F2019
19102Jon BlankJon BlankWPts: 4x0ADCC WC Trials88KGSF2019
19103Stan RosaWAnaconda chokeADCC WC Trials88KGF2019
21501Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWReferee DecisionF2W 12488KGSPF2019
21829Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaWShort chokeADCC88KGR12019
21836Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWArm in guillotineADCC88KG4F2019
21879Jon BlankJon BlankWPts: 3x0ADCC88KG3RD2019
22391Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWReferee DecisionF2W 13184KGSPF2019
25819Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaWReferee DecisionF2W 17083KGSPF2021
27656Corey GuitardWReferee DecisionF2W 18383KGSPF2021
28951Luis MarquesWPts: 4x2BJJ Stars88KGSPF2021
29243Bradley HillWReferee DecisionRaw GC94KG4F2021
29250Taylor PearmanWGuillotineRaw GC94KG3RD2021
34657Dannesh BastaniWGuillotineJJ Con NG85KG4F2022
34660Hayden BucknerWNorth south chokeJJ Con NG85KGSF2022
34895Tye RuotoloTye RuotoloWPts: 3x2ADCC88KGR12022

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