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Leonardo Nogueira is one of the many aces from Alliance’s Jiu Jitsu camp. A BJJ black belt under Fabio Gurgel, Mr Leo Nogueira has an extensive competitive record with many important trophies on his cabinet, his first big mark in the black belt division came as he won a gold medal at the Brazilian Nationals in the open weight division (2011), he has since won gold in the most prestigious of jiu jitsu events, the World BJJ Championships (2011 & 2012).

Leo Nogueira Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Leonardo Pires Nogueira

Nickname: Often called “Leo” which is short for Leonardo.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos GracieHelio Gracie >Rolls GracieRomero CavalcantiFábio Gurgel >Leonardo Nogueira

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2016/2012/2011 black, 2009*/2008 brown, 2006 blue)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2015)
  • IBJJF Brazilian National Champion (2011 absolute, 2012)
  • IBJJF Rio Open Champion (2008* brown)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2011)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2016)
  • Brazilian National Championship Runner-up (2010)
  • Rio International Open Championship Runner-up (2010*, 2008 brown)
  • Brazilian National Championship 3rd Place (2011)
  • Rio International Open Championship Runner-up (2010, 2009)

* Absolute
2016 striped of world title for use of PEDs

Weight Division: Peso Pesado (94kg, 207lbs) & Super Pesado (100kg/221lbs)

Favourite Position/Technique: Tozzi Pass (Sao Paulo Guard Pass)

Team/Association: Alliance (formerly from Integração)

Leonardo Nogueira Biography

Leonardo Nogueira was born on the 12th of May 1987 in the beach town of Guarujá, state of Sao Paulo – Brazil. Leo Nogueira started training Jiu Jitsu when he was 16 years old under the illustrious master Elcio Figueiredo, from the Integração team in Santos (also state of Sao Paulo). His tall and lanky frame (Leo is 1,90m/6’2”) made him a dangerous guard player which allowed him to start tearing up BJJ tournaments from early in his career, achieving a gold medal at the world championships while still a blue belt.

By the end of 2007, Leo switched training camps to work with one of the best and most organized teams in the world (Alliance). The change was very beneficial to Leonardo whom together with his team mate Antonio Peindado terrorized the heavy weight and absolute divisions all over the world.

On the 1st of July 2009 (shortly after winning the brown belt open weight division of the BJJ Worlds) Leo Nogueira was graduated black belt in a ceremony where Sergio Santos also received his black belt.

Leo Nogueira Grappling Record

54 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    31 (57%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    16 (30%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

16 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke
13
2
#86e620
Choke from back
13
2
#5AD3D1
Wristlock
13
2
#d1212a
Submission
13
2
#fad11b
Leglock
6
1
#f58822
Kneebar
6
1
#224aba
Guillotine
6
1
#ff9124
Ezequiel
6
1
#bf1f6c
Ankle lock
6
1
#22c9a5
Bow and arrow
6
1
#fad223
Armbar
6
1
#03861f
Baseball choke
6
1
16
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
22 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    13 (59%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (18%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (23%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
20
1
#86e620
Choke
20
1
#5AD3D1
Heel Hook
20
1
#d1212a
Triangle
20
1
#fad11b
Katagatame
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Leo Nogueira Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
2530Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLPointsPan American94KG4F2010
2621Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiLPts: 5x2Brasileiro94KGF2010
2712Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLAdvWorld Champ.ABS4F2010
2830Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLAdvPan American94KG4F2011
3440Lucio LagartoLChokeEuropean OpenABS4F2012
3823Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 8x4World Champ.ABSF2012
4308Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLPts: 9x0Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4317Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLAdvCopa Podio100KGF2013
4351Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 5x2European OpenO100KGSF2013
4411Nivaldo OliveiraNivaldo OliveiraLPts: 2x0Pan AmericanABS4F2013
4518Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 11x2Brasileiro100KGF2013
4902Joao AssisJoao AssisLHeel HookADCC99KGSF2013
4924Jared DoppJared DoppLPts: 2x0ADCCABSR12013
5406Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaDPts: 2x2Copa Podio94KGGP2014
5544Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLTriangleWorld Champ.ABS4F2014
5671Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLKatagatameWorld Champ.100KGSF2014
5883Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsLPts: 10x0World ExpoABSSPF2014
6532Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0Pan AmericanABSSF2015
7129Abraham MarteAbraham MarteLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2015
9002Cassio FrancisCassio FrancisLPts: 2x0Pan American94KGF2016
9055Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 4x0Pan AmericanABS4F2016
9751Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x0World Champ.ABS8F2016
9840Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 0x0, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABSF2016
2789Igor AraujoWN/AEuropean94KGSF2011
3062Alberto SilvaWWristlockWorld Champ.100KG4F2011
3079Joao AssisJoao AssisWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.100KGSF2011
3088Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.100KGF2011
3798Tatsuya KondoWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSR22012
3809Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWArmbarWorld Champ.ABSR22012
3820Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABS4F2012
3822Antonio CarlosAntonio CarlosWPts: 9x2World Champ.ABSSF2012
4033Paulo MartinsWBaseball chokeWorld Champ.100KG4F2012
4036Felipe BuenoWPointsWorld Champ.100KGSF2012
4305K. CorneliusD---Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4310Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWAdvCopa Podio100KGGP2013
4313Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWChokeCopa Podio100KGGP2013
4315Braga NetoBraga NetoWPts: 7x0Copa Podio100KGSF2013
4322Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiWChoke from backEuropean OpenABSR22013
4326Bruno MatiasBruno MatiasWLeglockEuropean OpenABS4F2013
4327Alexander TransAlexander TransWPts: 4x0European OpenABSSF2013
4348Bruno MatiasBruno MatiasWKneebarEuropean OpenO100KG4F2013
4398Alessandro SilvaWSubmissionPan AmericanABSR12013
4406Clark GracieClark GracieWPts: 6x0Pan AmericanABSR22013
4896Alian DruecoWGuillotineADCC99KGR12013
4899Mikael KnutssonWPointsADCC99KG4F2013
4903Cristiano LazzariniCristiano LazzariniWPointsADCC99KG3PLC2013
5395Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsWPts: 5x0Copa Podio94KGGP2014
5398Rico BastosWPts: 2x0Copa Podio94KGGP2014
5402Travis StevensD---Copa Podio94KGGP2014
5521Jorden ReichenbachWN/AWorld Champ.ABSR22014
5538C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWPts: 5x0World Champ.ABSR32014
5667Tarcisio JardimTarcisio JardimWPts: 2x0World Champ.100KG4F2014
6513Magid HageWPts: 7x2Pan AmericanABSR22015
6524Rafael TongenWEzequielPan AmericanABSR32015
6528Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABS4F2015
6639Rodrigo PereiraWWristlockPan American100KG4F2015
6641Diogo SilvaWChoke from backPan American100KGSF2015
7025Nathan MendelsohnNathan MendelsohnWAnkle lockBoca Raton Open100KGSF2015
7026Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPts: 6x2Boca Raton Open100KGF2015
8737Vitor SchlosserWN/AAtlanta Open94KGSF2016
8738Roberto TorralbasWPts: 5x0Atlanta Open94KGF2016
8739Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoWPts: 9x0Atlanta OpenABSF2016
8995Jared RevelWChokePan American94KG8F2016
8999Roberto TorralbasWPts: 5x0Pan American94KG4F2016
9000Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWPointsPan American94KGSF2016
9035Alessandro SilvaWPts: 5x0Pan AmericanABSR22016
9053Abraham MarteAbraham MarteWPts: 6x0Pan AmericanABS8F2016
9517Joao SoaresWN/AAtlanta BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
9519Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyWAdvAtlanta BJJ ProO94KGF2016
9705Wellington PerotoWPts: 7x0World Champ.100KGR12016
9710Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWPts: 2x0World Champ.100KG4F2016
9714Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaWPts: 2x0World Champ.100KGSF2016
9715Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.100KGF2016
9737Wellington PerotoWPts: 7x0World Champ.ABSR22016
9836Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWBow and arrowIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
9839Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyWPts: 4x2IBJJF Pro GPABSSF2016
11176Helton JoseHelton JoseWPointsUAEJJF Orlando110KGSF2017
11177Aaron JohnsonWPointsUAEJJF Orlando110KGF2017
12632Ricard AbreuWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 36100KGSPF2017

Leonardo Nogueira vs Tarcisio Jardim

Leonardo Nogueira vs Clark Gracie

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