Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

BJJ Fanatics Instructionals
BJJ Fanatics Instructionals

Kaynan Duarte

,
81.11K 0
Ruotolo Brothers Leg Pins and Darce Attacks

Kaynan Duarte is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under André Galvão, having also worked extensively with coaches José Luis and Paulo Ledesma, being one of the main competitors of the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Academy. Duarte first made an appearance on BJJ’s mainstream media after his win at the 2017 ADCC Rio de Janeiro trials, an outstanding achievement conquered as a purple belt. He has since cemented his status as one of his generation’s top competitors.

Kaynan Duarte Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Kaynan Casemiro Duarte

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Carlos Gracie Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > Luis Dagmar (Careca) > André Galvão > Kaynan Casemiro Duarte

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place ADCC World Championship (2019)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2019*** / 2021)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2019)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship No-Gi (2020**)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro (2019)
  • 1st Place Kasai Pro 5 Grand Prix (2019)
  • 1st Place Spyder Invitational GP (2019)
  • 1st Place Third Coast Grappling 6 GP (2021)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, RJ (2018)
  • 1st Place ACB World Championship (2018*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open (2018**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF New York BJJ Pro (2018)
  • 2nd Place Copa Podio Grand Prix (2018)
  • 2nd Place UAEJJF King Of Mats, MSK (2019)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pans Championship No-Gi (2018*)
  • 2nd Place WNO Championship (2021)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pans Championship No-Gi (2018)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2021*)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF European Open (2019*)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2017 purple, 2018** brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Juvenile Championship (2014** blue)
  • 1st Place ACBJJ World Championship (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place ADCC Brazilian RJ Trials (2017)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World No-Gi Championship (2017** purple, 2018** brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2017** purple, 2018 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Juvenile Championship (2015** blue)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2018* brown)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place Iron Brown Belt Champion (2017)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam – RJ (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam – LA (2016 purple)
  • 1st Place SPYDER Invitational (2018 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship Juvenile (2014*)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF European Open (2018 brown)
  • 3rd Place ADCC Brazilian SP Trials (2017)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute
*** Stripped of title for PED use

Favorite Position/Technique: Well Rounded

Weight Division: Peso Pesado (94,30 kg / 208.0 lbs)

Team/Association: Atos JJ

Kaynan Duarte Biography

Kaynan Duarte was born on January 24, 1998, in Pederneiras – a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil.

During his pre-teens, Duarte developed an interest in martial arts which led to him joining a judo class. Not long after Kaynan’s curiosity grew onto jiu-jitsu and given that his cousin already practiced this Brazilian grappling style, finding a BJJ gym quickly followed.

Coach José Luis (also known as “Zé Cavalo”) was Kaynan’s first instructor, back in his hometown. José was unaffiliated with a major team, and as Duarte’s jiu-jitsu grew in the juvenile blue belt division the young athlete started making regular trips to São Paulo to train at Cicero Costa‘s academy – PSLPB in search of the highest level of sparring.

Duarte’s quest for the best places where to expand his grappling knowledge led him to Bauru, and coach Paulo Ledesma. Ledesma was part of the Atos Jiu-Jitsu franchise and soon enough Zé Cavalo would also join the team, leading Kaynan Duarte to the AJJ headquarters in San Diego – California (2016) ahead of the UAEJJF Los Angeles Grand Slam. The experience was greatly enjoyed by both Kaynan and team leader André Galvão, who invited the youngster to return for the IBJJF World No-Gi Championship.

The relationship between Kaynan Duarte and André Galvão grew over time with Duarte becoming one of the more respected members of the talent dense San Diego headquarters. It was Galvão who promoted Duarte to brown and black belt, both achieved while standing on top of the podium at the IBJJF World Championship – 2017 and 2018 respectively.

On February 7, 2020, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Kaynan Duarte had failed his doping test with “a non-Specified Substance in the class of Anabolic Agents”. As a consequence of the test, performed on June 2, 2019, after Duarte’s victorious performance at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Kaynan was stripped of his world title, and being banned from IBJJF events for 1 year. More details here.

Cover photo by Vitor Freitas.

Kaynan Duarte MATCH STATS

Overall Positions

CONQUERED MOVES AVERAGE 1.67

OVERALL CONQUERED

icon Menu

Bottom Game

Top Game

Stand-up-game

Breakdown
Close Open
icon Menu

Bottom Game

Top Game

Stand-up-game

OPPONENT W/L TOP BOTTOM STAND UP EVENT ROUND YEAR
Pablo Popovitch W 1 0 0 ADCC RR 2017
James Puopolo W 1 1 1 World NG RR 2018
Francisco Leon W 0 2 0 World NG 4F 2018
Roberto Torralbas W 0 1 0 World NG RR 2018
Craig Jones W 2 0 0 Kasai RR 2019
Leandro Lo W 1 1 0 World RR 2019
Nick Rodriguez W 0 1 0 ADCC RR 2019
Patrick Gaudio W 0 1 0 Pans RR 2019
Jon Blank W 1 1 1 Kasai RR 2019
Pedro Marinho W 2 0 1 Kasai RR 2019
Dimitrius Souza W 0 1 0 World RR 2019
Adam Wardzinski W 2 0 0 World 4F 2019
Yuri Simoes W 1 0 0 ADCC 4F 2019
Dan Borovic W 2 2 0 World RR 2019
Eldar Rafigaev W 2 1 0 ADCC RR 2019
Tex Johnson W 1 0 1 Kasai RR 2019
Adam Wardzinski W 0 1 0 Pans RR 2019
Arnaldo Maidana W 1 1 0 Pans 4F 2019

Kaynan Duarte Grappling Record

116 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    43 (37%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    12 (10%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    44 (38%)
  • BY DECISION
    17 (15%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

44 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
11
5
#86e620
Armbar
11
5
#5AD3D1
Guillotine
9
4
#d1212a
RNC
9
4
#fad11b
Arm in guillotine
7
3
#f58822
Inside heel hook
7
3
#224aba
Toe hold
7
3
#ff9124
Submission
5
2
#bf1f6c
Short choke
5
2
#22c9a5
Kneebar
5
2
#fad223
Choke
2
1
#03861f
Amassa pao choke
2
1
#039a1f
Cross face
2
1
#03b41f
Choke from back
2
1
#03c61f
Verbal tap
2
1
#03d61f
Calf slicer
2
1
#03f61f
Wormbar
2
1
#82ff5f
Triangle
2
1
#a4ff5f
Violin armlock
2
1
#dbff5f
Shoulder lock
2
1
Arm in Ezekiel
2
1
44
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
16 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    2 (13%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (6%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (44%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (31%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (6%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Inside heel hook
43
3
#86e620
Katagatame
14
1
#5AD3D1
RNC
14
1
#d1212a
Choke from back
14
1
#fad11b
Botinha
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Kaynan Duarte Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
16664Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLPts: 2x0Copa PodioO94KGF2018
16754Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLKatagatameSP BJJ Pro94KGSF2018
16830Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLPts: 2x0ACBJJ World95KGF2018
17400Gordon RyanGordon RyanLRNCNo Gi Pan Am.ABSF2018
17452Max GimenisMax GimenisLReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.O97KGSF2018
17818Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KGSF2018
17819Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KG3RD2018
18950Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 4x4, PenEuropean OpenABSSF2019
20312Vinicius TratorVinicius TratorLReferee DecisionBrasileiro94KG4F2019
20368Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLChoke from backBrasileiroABSSF2019
20752Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 0x0, AdvKing of Mats110KGF2019
21893Lachlan GilesLachlan GilesLInside heel hookADCCABSR12019
23898Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLInside heel hookBJJ Bet95KGSPF2020
27889Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsLInside heel hookWNO Champ.ABSF2021
29396Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABSSF2021
32930Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLBotinhaWorld Champ.ABS4F2022
16647Leonardo LaraLeonardo LaraWToe holdCopa PodioO94KGRR2018
16650Horacio AntunesWWormbarCopa PodioO94KGRR2018
16654B. LimaWTriangleCopa PodioO94KGRR2018
16662F. AlanoWPts: 0x0, AdvCopa PodioO94KGSF2018
16828Rinat KashaevWShort chokeACBJJ World95KGSF2018
16839Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 4x2ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
16843Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesWKneebarACBJJ WorldABSSF2018
16844Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWPts: 6x2ACBJJ WorldABSF2018
16861Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsWPts: 4x0NY BJJ Pro94KGSF2018
16863Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 2x0NY BJJ Pro94KGF2018
16923Matheus GodoyMatheus GodoyWPts: 3x0Spider Inv. 4FO76KGSPF2018
16973Jarod AndersonWChokeW.S.O.G.O81KG8F2018
16979Tarsis HumphreysTarsis HumphreysWReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.O81KGSF2018
16981Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.O81KGF2018
17277Daniel HamptonWPointsLas Vegas Open94KGSF2018
17280Lucas ValleWAmassa pao chokeLas Vegas OpenABSR12018
17282Darson HemmingsDarson HemmingsWPointsLas Vegas OpenABS4F2018
17284Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWPts: 6x2Las Vegas OpenABSSF2018
17393Dustin AkbariWPts: 0x0, AdvNo Gi Pan Am.ABS8F2018
17396Dante LeonDante LeonWPts: 0x0, AdvNo Gi Pan Am.ABS4F2018
17399Jackson SousaJackson SousaWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.ABSSF2018
17450Rodrigo CorreaWPts: 2x0No Gi Pan Am.O97KG4F2018
17593Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA94KGSF2018
17811Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliWReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KG8F2018
17816V. HugoWReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KG4F2018
18059Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWGuillotineSJJIF Worlds100KGSF2018
18061Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPointsSJJIF Worlds100KGF2018
18070Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWSubmissionSJJIF NG World100KGSF2018
18071Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPointsSJJIF NG World100KGF2018
18072Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaWPts: 2x0SJJIF NG WorldABSSF2018
18073Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWGuillotineSJJIF NG WorldABSF2018
18085Vinicius TratorVinicius TratorWPts: 2x0Spyder Inv. FinalO76KGSF2018
18086V. HugoWPts: 2x2, AdvSpyder Inv. FinalO76KGF2018
18089J. AlvesWPts: 6x4Spyder Inv. FinalABSF2018
18301Mario NettoWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ94KG8F2018
18307Rudson MateusRudson MateusWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ94KG4F2018
18308Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ94KGSF2018
18313Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ94KGF2018
18670Francisco LeonWPts: 4x0NoGi Worlds97KGR12018
18675James PuopoloJames PuopoloWArm in guillotineNoGi Worlds97KGF2018
18917Nicolas PenzerWPts: 6x0European Open94KG4F2019
18920Pedro EliasPedro EliasWChoke from backEuropean Open94KGSF2019
18938Henrique CardosoHenrique CardosoWPts: 4x0European OpenABSR12019
18941Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWArm in guillotineEuropean OpenABSR22019
18948Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWPts: 4x0European OpenABS4F2019
19375Nicholas GreeneWPts: 2x2, AdvLA BJJ Pro94KG4F2019
19441Felipe MusssolinoWPts: 4x0Grand Slam LDN94KGSF2019
19444Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWToe holdGrand Slam LDN94KGF2019
19639Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPts: 5x0Pan American94KG4F2019
19641Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWToe holdPan American94KGSF2019
19643Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWPts: 2x2, AdvPan American94KGF2019
19786Jon BlankJon BlankWPts: 9x0Kasai 593KGRR2019
19787Pedro MarinhoPedro MarinhoWPts: 11x0Kasai 593KGRR2019
19789Craig JonesCraig JonesWShort chokeKasai 593KGRR2019
19792Tex JohnsonTex JohnsonWPts: 6x1Kasai 593KGF2019
20040Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier94KGSF2019
20041Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 6x0WP BR Qualifier94KGF2019
20116Anton MinenkoWPts: 2x0World Pro94KGR12019
20119Nicolas PenzerWArm in guillotineWorld Pro94KG4F2019
20122Erberth SantosErberth SantosWPts: 2x0World Pro94KGSF2019
20124Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWKneebarWorld Pro94KGF2019
20309Andre FrancaWCross faceBrasileiro94KGR12019
20352Erick FernandesWChoke from backBrasileiroABSR22019
20360Hygor BritoHygor BritoWArmbarBrasileiroABSR32019
20366Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewWRNCBrasileiroABS4F2019
20477Tanner RiceTanner RiceWReferee DecisionF2W 11394KGSPF2019
20674Dan BorovicDan BorovicWPts: 12x0World Champ.94KGR22019
20675Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiWArmbarWorld Champ.94KG4F2019
20679Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaWPts: 2x0World Champ.94KGSF2019
20680Leandro LoLeandro LoWPts: 5x3World Champ.94KGF2019
20739Joao RochaJoao RochaWGuillotineKing of Mats110KGRR2019
20743Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 0x0, AdvKing of Mats110KGRR2019
20750Rudson MateusRudson MateusWPts: 4x2King of Mats110KGSF2019
20945Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraWReferee DecisionF2W 11794KGSPF2019
21373Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWPts: 4x1Kasai Pro 6ABSSPF2019
21491Rida HaisamRida HaisamWChoke from backMarianas OpenO85KGSF2019
21492Javier MirelezWSubmissionMarianas OpenO85KGF2019
21494Ronaldo JuniorRonaldo JuniorWPts: 2x0Marianas OpenABSSPF2019
21806Eldar RafigaevEldar RafigaevWRNCADCCO99KGR12019
21811Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 3x0ADCCO99KG4F2019
21870Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWReferee DecisionADCCO99KGSF2019
21872Nick RodriguezNick RodriguezWPts: 3x0ADCCO99KGF2019
22013Nick RodriguezNick RodriguezWInside heel hookF2W 128105KGSPF2019
22634Leandro LoLeandro LoWPts: 0x0, AdvSpyder Invitational100KG4F2019
22636Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraWPts: 2x0Spyder Invitational100KGSF2019
22637Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliWReferee DecisionSpyder Invitational100KGF2019
23393Vinicius TratorVinicius TratorWReferee DecisionF2W 136120KGSPF2020
23847Joao RochaJoao RochaWPts: 6x4BJJ StarsN/ASPF2020
24468Ethan MosesWArmbarNo Gi Pan Am.97KGSF2020
24470Tex JohnsonTex JohnsonWArmbarNo Gi Pan Am.97KGF2020
24485Francisco CuneoFrancisco CuneoWArmbarNo Gi Pan Am.ABS8F2020
24487Charles McGuireWVerbal tapNo Gi Pan Am.ABS4F2020
24491Jeferson GuaresiJeferson GuaresiWPts: 6x0No Gi Pan Am.ABSSF2020
24824Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraWRNCWNO 5SPF93KG2020
25545Tex JohnsonTex JohnsonWPoints3CG 6 AbsoluteABS4F2021
25549Mason FowlerMason FowlerWPoints3CG 6 AbsoluteABSSF2021
25550Victor HugoVictor HugoWReferee Decision3CG 6 AbsoluteABSF2021
25929Chris DempseyWInside heel hookSUBVERSIV 5ABS4F2021
25942Joao AraujoWInside heel hookSUBVERSIV 5ABSSF2021
26884Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWCalf slicerRoad to ADCCABSSPF2021
27850Kyle BoehmKyle BoehmWReferee DecisionWNO Champ.ABS4F2021
27855Giancarlo BodoniGiancarlo BodoniWReferee DecisionWNO Champ.ABSSF2021
29390Marcelo GomideMarcelo GomideWChoke from backWorld Champ.ABS8F2021
29392Wallace CostaWallace CostaWGuillotineWorld Champ.ABS4F2021
29512Marlon TanakaWViolin armlockWorld Champ.94KGR12021
29518Helton JoseHelton JoseWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KG4F2021
29520Gabriel HenriqueGabriel HenriqueWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.94KGSF2021
29522Luan AzevedoLuan AzevedoWRNCWorld Champ.94KGF2021
32873Filipe PimentelWShoulder lockWorld Champ.94KG8F2022
32883Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWChoke from backWorld Champ.94KG4F2022
32884Rider ZuchiRider ZuchiWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.94KGSF2022
32886Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.94KGF2022
32923Pedro AlexPedro AlexWArm in EzekielWorld Champ.ABS8F2022
33019Javier GonzalezWReferee DecisionSUBVERSIV 7ABS4F2022
33030Daniel ManasoiuWReferee DecisionSUBVERSIV 7ABSSF2022
33037Vinicius TratorVinicius TratorWReferee DecisionSUBVERSIV 7ABSF2022

Kaynan Duarte vs Gustavo Batista

Craig Jones Brand New Instructional

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

tag....