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Lucas Lepri is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under the illustrious Elan Santiago, being one of the most successful competitors in the the history of the sport’s lightweight division. Training out of the Alliance team, this stand out from Minas Gerais – Brazil won some of the biggest tournaments in the world, including the IBJJF World Championship (gi and no gi) the UAEJJF World Pro Championship as well as Brazilian and Pan American titles.

Lucas Lepri Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Lucas Alves Lepri

Lineage: M. Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson GracieS. Bolao > Mauro Chueng > Elan Santiago > Lucas Lepri

Nickname: N/A

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2007/2014/2015/2016/2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2009/2010/2011)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2015)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2014)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2009/2011/2013/2014/2017)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2011)
  • IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion (2009)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2007/2012)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Runner-up (2008)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2008/2012)
  • Deep X Champion (2007)

Weight Division: Lightweight (167Lbs/76Kg).

Favourite Technique/Position: Well Rounded

Association/Team: Alliance Jiu Jitsu.

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Lucas Lepri Biography

Lucas Lepri as born on September 19th, 1985 in a city called Uberlândia in the state of Minas Gerais – Brazil.

Always an avid sports practitioner, Lucas played and competed in sports such as Futsal (a form of indoors soccer), Judo, Swimming, Skating and Capoeira. The first time he paid attention to Jiu Jitsu was in 2000 through a Brazilian MTV program called “Vinte e Poucos Anos”, were he saw Fernando “Margarida” Pontes showing his training routine on the build up to the Pan American Championship.

After this guest appearance by “Margarida”, Lucas became fascinated with the sport and decided to find a Jiu Jitsu academy to try it out. A few weeks later, Lucas Lepri did his first of many warm ups to come at Elan Santiago‘s academy, a man that would become very important in Lucas’s development in the sport.

Lepri’s talent started shining through early on, in the local competitive scene. After his coach Elan switched affiliation from BTT to Fernando Terere‘s TT, Lepri started also adding training sessions at this historic academy in Sao Paulo. This stint at TT lasted until 2004/2005, when TT team closed down. Elan Santiago and Lucas Lepri then joined forces with the powerful Alliance academy.

After narrowly missing the world title at the World Championship as a brown belt (conquering also a 3rd Place at the Pan American the following year), Lucas Lepri was awarded his black belt by the end of 2006. The rise to black belt glory would be a quick one, as Lepri shocked the grappling world on his very first year as a black belt by conquering his first world title.

With the amazing boom of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in America, the Alliance academy was in need of an extra coach to help run the class at the team’s New York Academy. With the intent of filling the vacant position, in 2008 Lucas Lepri moved to the American metropolis. With his new home and new students, Lepri started one of his best competitive periods of his career.

Banner picture taken by Preston Smith Photography & Design

Lucas Lepri Grappling Record

87 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    35 (40%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    8 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    43 (49%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (1%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

43 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
37
16
#86e620
Choke
12
5
#5AD3D1
Kimura
9
4
#d1212a
Baseball choke
5
2
#fad11b
Brabo choke
5
2
#f58822
Armbar
5
2
#224aba
Bow and arrow
5
2
#ff9124
Arm in ezekiel
2
1
#bf1f6c
Kneebar
2
1
#22c9a5
Injury
2
1
#fad223
Cross choke
2
1
#03861f
Lapel choke
2
1
#039a1f
RNC
2
1
#03b41f
Submission
2
1
#03c61f
Ezekiel
2
1
#03d61f
Marceloplata
2
1
#03f61f
Omoplata
2
1
43
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
24 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    15 (63%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (25%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (4%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (8%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

#214eb8
Flying armbar
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Lucas Lepri Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1845Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 4x0Pan American76KGF2008
1904Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0World Champ.76KGF2008
1990Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KGF2008
2297Gilbert BurnsGilbert BurnsLPointsWorld Champ.76KGR12009
2615JT TorresJT TorresLPointsBrasileiro76KGSF2010
2651Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.76KGSF2010
3043Gilbert BurnsGilbert BurnsLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KG4F2011
3530Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0Pan American76KGF2012
3687Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalLPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGR22012
3696Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiLPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGF2012
3932Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0World Champ.76KGF2012
4071Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 0x0, AdvIBJJF Pro League82KGF2012
4531Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro76KGF2013
4660Leandro LoLeandro LoLAdvWorld Champ.76KGSF2013
4864JT TorresJT TorresLPts: 2x0ADCC77KG4F2013
5029Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraLPts: 4x2Atlanta Open82KGF2013
5150Diego HertzogLPointsPan AmericanABSR32014
5362Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLPointsBrasileiroABSSF2014
7675Davi RamosDavi RamosLFlying armbarADCC77KGF2015
8559Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio77KGGP2016
8563AJ SousaAJ SousaLPts: 4x2Copa Podio77KGGP2016
8568Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGF2016
9235Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoLReferee DecisionWorld Pro77KGR12016
11547Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 3x0Pan AmericanABS4F2017
1729Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWKneebarWorld Champ.76KGSF2007
1730Michel MaiaWBaseball chokeWorld Champ.76KGF2007
1844Philipe MonicaWPointsPan American76KGSF2008
1895Marcos TorregrossaWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KGR12008
1901Denis MitchelWKimuraWorld Champ.76KG4F2008
1902Jonatas GurgelJonatas GurgelWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KGSF2008
1989Pedro BessaWPointsNoGi Worlds79KGSF2008
2020R. HallWPts: 4x0All Star Pro81KG4F2008
2021Fabio HolandaWPts: 4x0All Star Pro81KGSF2008
2022Rick MacauleyWPts: 2x2, AdvAll Star Pro81KGF2008
2122Joao SobrinhoWCross chokePan American76KG8F2009
2127Eder PersilianoWPts: 4x2Pan American76KG4F2009
2128L. LeiteWLapel chokePan American76KGSF2009
2380Raphael ChavesRaphael ChavesWPointsNoGi Worlds76KGSF2009
2381JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds76KGF2009
2451UnknownWPointsEuropean76KG4F2010
2453Helder MedeirosWPointsEuropean76KGSF2010
2504Chris WestfallWChoke from backPan American76KG8F2010
2507JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 3x0Pan American76KG4F2010
2571Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWRNCNo Gi Worlds76KGF2010
2646Rafael CarraoWBrabo chokeWorld Champ.76KGR12010
2649Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWAdvWorld Champ.76KG4F2010
2815Zak MaxwellZak MaxwellWPointsPan American76KG4F2011
2818Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWPts: 4x2Pan American76KGSF2011
2961Robson BarbosaWPts: 8x0World Champ.76KGRDS2011
2965William FerreiraWKimuraWorld Champ.76KGRDS2011
3269Daniel AguiarWSubmissionNo Gi Worlds76KG4F2011
3289Marcel GonçalvesWPts: 6x0No Gi Worlds76KGSF2011
3302Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWAdvNo Gi Worlds76KGF2011
3525Rodrigo SimoesWChokePan American76KG4F2012
3528Vinicius MarinhoVinicius MarinhoWKimuraPan American76KGSF2012
3626J. ShultzWChoke from backNYC World Trials74KGSF2012
3627Renan BorgesWPointsNYC World Trials74KGF2012
3694Leandro LoLeandro LoWPointsWorld Pro.76KGSF2012
3916Luis FragaWChokeWorld Champ.76KGR22012
3926Renan BorgesWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KG4F2012
3930Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuWEzekielWorld Champ.76KGSF2012
4070Oliver GeddesOliver GeddesWBaseball chokeIBJJF Pro League82KG4F2012
4275K. MahechaWChoke from backMiami Pro Trials76KGNA2013
4445Caio SilvaWPointsPan American76KGR22013
4452Marcel GoulartWAdvPan American76KG4F2013
4454Vinicius MarinhoVinicius MarinhoWChokePan American76KGSF2013
4529Maiky ReiterWPointsWorld Pro76KG4F2013
4658Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWChokeWorld Champ.76KG4F2013
4858Tero PyylampiWPts: 3x0ADCC77KGR12013
5137Nathan MendelsohnWChoke from backPan AmericanABSR22014
5190Rafael HenriqueWChoke from backPan American76KGR12014
5196Rafael HenriqueWBrabo chokePan American76KG4F2014
5200JT TorresJT TorresWAdvPan American76KGSF2014
5336Renan BorgesWChoke from backWP MontrealABS4F2014
5337Abraham MarteAbraham MarteWArmbarWP MontrealABSSF2014
5339Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 4x0WP MontrealABSF2014
5356Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWChoke from backBrasileiroABSR12014
5361Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWReferee DecisionBrasileiroABS4F2014
5373Pedro FernandesWChoke from backBrasileiro76KGSF2014
5600Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWPts: 2x0World Champ.76KGR12014
5610Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 7x0World Champ.76KG4F2014
5612Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWPts: 20x0World Champ.76KGSF2014
5613JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 12x0World Champ.76KGF2014
6848Kevin MahechaKevin MahechaWChokeWorld Pro75KGR22015
6853AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 2x0World Pro75KG4F2015
6855Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWPts: 2x0World Pro75KGSF2015
6856Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWChoke from backWorld Pro75KGF2015
7176Ilke BulutIlke BulutWBow and arrowWorld Champ.76KG8F2015
7185Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWArmbarWorld Champ.76KG4F2015
7187Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWPts: 4x0World Champ.76KGSF2015
7664Gamrot MateuszWPts: 3x0ADCC77KGR12015
7671Garry TononGarry TononWPts: 10x0ADCC77KG4F2015
7672Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 4x0ADCC77KGSF2015
8546Davi RamosDavi RamosWPts: 4x2Copa Podio77KGGP2016
8550Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWKimuraCopa Podio77KGGP2016
8567Diego BorgesDiego BorgesWPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio77KGSF2016
9619Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiWMarceloplataWorld Champ.76KGR22016
9624Mansher KheraMansher KheraWOmoplataWorld Champ.76KG4F2016
9628JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KGSF2016
9630Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KGF2016
11524Marcus WilsonWArm in ezekielPan AmericanABSR12017
11538Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaWPts: 12x0Pan AmericanABS8F2017
11600Philip MillerWChoke from backPan American76KGR22017
11609Breno BittencourtBreno BittencourtWChoke from backPan American76KG8F2017
11614Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWChoke from backPan American76KG4F2017
11617Michael LieraMichael LieraWPts: 18x0Pan American76KGSF2017
11618Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 2x0Pan American76KGF2017
12496Masihiro IwasakiWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.76KG8F2017
12501Jake MackenzieJake MackenzieWBow and ArrowWorld Champ.76KG4F2017
12505Yan LucasYan LucasWPts: 4x0World Champ.76KGSF2017
12506Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWInjuryWorld Champ.76KGF2017

Lucas Lepri vs Abraham Marte, absolute division – 2014

Lucas Lepri vs Gregor Gracie (NY BJJ Open, Absolute Division)

Lucas Lepri Highlight

Lucas Lepri vs Augusto “Tanquinho”

Lucas Lepri vs JT Torres (No Gi Pan American 2009)

 

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