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Mahamed Aly is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Lloyd Irvin, and a former student of Everaldo Penco as well as Antônio Rogério & Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira. Aly made a name for himself in the lower belt divisions of the sport, particularly in the brown belt category where he conquered important titles such as IBJJF World Champion, European Open Champion, as well as Pan American (No Gi) and American National Champion.

Mahamed Aly Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Mahamed Aly Santos da Silva

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Jorge Pereira > Leo DallaLloyd Irvin > Mahamed Aly

Main Achievements:IBJJF European Open Champion (2017)

  • IBJJF World Champion (2018)
  • IBJJF European No-Gi Open Champion (2017**)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2015)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 2nd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd place (2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 3rd place (2015*)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2015** brown, 2014 purple)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2015** brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF American Nationals Champion (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF New York Pro Champion (2014* brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Runner-up (2014* brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd place (2013 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 3rd place (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF American Nationals Championship 2nd place (2015* brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite position/Technique: Helicopter Sweep

Weight Division: Peso Pesadíssimo (+100kg/221lbs)

Team/Association: Team Lloyd Irvin

Mahamed Aly Biography

Mahamed Aly was born on the 11th of January 1994 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, being raised in Duque de Caxias where he lived the first 9 years of his life.

Aly’s father, who named him after the legendary boxer “Muhammad Ali”, was murdered when Mahamed was 9 years old. This tragic event led the family to relocate to an uncle’s house in Jacarepaguá, and later Gardenia Azul. All regions within Greater Rio de Janeiro.

Mahamed became a fan of mixed martial arts (MMA) in his teens and decided to start training kickboxing when he was around 15 years of age. After a few months of training he tried some MMA sparring and ended up being triangle choked with ease by his training partner on the ground. Aly was surprised by how effortless the jiu jitsu movements looked and decided to add grappling to his routine, choosing Eduardo Brigadeiro‘s academy for that effect.

Throughout the course of 1.5 to 2 years, Aly focussed on jiu jitsu, earning his blue belt, but as his aspirations had always leaned towards becoming a professional MMA fighter, he opted to switch camps, moving on to Team Nogueira, where he could focus on this goal.

During 2012 Mahamed focussed on his MMA, training jiu jitsu solely with punches and geared towards fighting in the cage. His focus had him leaving his mother’s accommodations, moving into Team Nogueira’s fighter house.

Being 98kg (216lbs) Aly trained with many of the bigger guys at the gym, most of which were professional athletes. Although Mahamed lobbied for a debut in the cage, coaches Antônio Rodrigo “Minotauro” and Rogério Nogueira held him back due to his age (17).

Late in 2012 Team Nogueira’s BJJ coach Everaldo Penco, convinced Mahamed to enter a jiu jitsu tournament, a competition he won with ease, earning his purple from the Nogueira brothers and instructor Penco after the event. The win and the promotion sparked Aly’s interest in jiu jitsu and in 2013 geared his focus back towards BJJ.

Mahamed Aly met Lloyd Irvin during his jiu jitsu tour, while travelling the world competing at the Abu Dhabi World Pro and IBJJF World Championship (2013). Irvin saw great talent in Aly extending an invitation for him to come and train with his team in Maryland, USA. At that time Mahamed was still attached to his Rio de Janeiro roots and refused the offer.

In 2014 Mahamed did the same tour, travelling from Abu Dhabi to California – USA before the World Championship. This time around he stayed at Lloyd Irvin’s camp as his friend Erberth Santos was already settled there. Aly enjoyed the stay and ended up winning the world title.

On his return to Rio de Janeiro, coach Everaldo awarded Mahamed Aly his brown belt. Shortly after he returned to the US (and TLI) ahead of the No Gi World Championship and the IBJJF New york Pro.

During 2015, while travelling in between camps, Mahamed had a tremendous campaign, winning the majority of important tournaments available in BJJ’s calendar. These achievements led to Mahamed Aly’s black belt, awarded on September 2015 by Lloyd Irvin.

Mahamed Aly Grappling Record

70 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    29 (41%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    30 (43%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (1%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

30 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
20
6
#86e620
Toe hold
13
4
#5AD3D1
Botinha
10
3
#d1212a
Submission
7
2
#fad11b
Injury
7
2
#f58822
Wristlock
7
2
#224aba
Choke from back
7
2
#ff9124
Choke from mount
3
1
#bf1f6c
Calf slicer
3
1
#22c9a5
Flying armbar
3
1
#fad223
Footlock
3
1
#03861f
Kneebar
3
1
#039a1f
Arm in ezekiel
3
1
#03b41f
Cross choke
3
1
#03c61f
Guillotine
3
1
#03d61f
Flying triangle
3
1
30
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
31 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    13 (42%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    7 (23%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (23%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Kneebar
29
2
#86e620
Heel hook
29
2
#5AD3D1
RNC
14
1
#d1212a
Choke from back
14
1
#fad11b
Choke
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Mahamed Aly Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8357Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi WorldsO100KGF2015
8386Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLRNCNoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8979Abraham MarteAbraham MarteLPts: 0x0, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProO94KGRR2016
8980Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLPts: 2x2, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProO94KGRR2016
9212Joseph MokuLPointsPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9714Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLAdvAtlanta BJJ ProO94KGF2016
9929Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR22016
10037Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLPts: 4x2IBJJF Pro GPABSSF2016
10300Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLKneebarGrand Slam LA110KGSF2016
10760Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasLPts: 2x0NoGi WorldsO97KGSF2016
10771Josh HingerJosh HingerLPts: 16x8NoGi WorldsABS8F2016
10954Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x0NY BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11106Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLKneebarGrappling Pro 2120KGF2016
11274Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 3x0European OpenABSSF2017
11826Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLChoke from backPan AmericanABS4F2017
11967Erberth SantosErberth SantosLReferee DecisionPan American100KGSF2017
12029Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiLPts: 4x0Rome OpenABSSF2017
12594Erberth SantosErberth SantosLReferee DecisionACBJJ 595KG4F2017
12722Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLChokeWorld Champ.ABS4F2017
12889Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 9x2World Champ.100KGSF2017
13506Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLPts: 3x0ADCC99KG4F2017
13574Gordon RyanGordon RyanLHeel hookADCCABSSF2017
13576Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLHeel hookADCCABS3RD2017
14481Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPointsACB 10O95KGSPF2018
14825Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR22018
14922Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 0x0, AdvPan American100KGF2018
15274Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLReferee DecisionACBJJ 1295KGSPF2018
15417Jackson SousaJackson SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvMarianas Open100KG4F2018
16001Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLPts: 6x6World Champ.ABS8F2018
16201Max GimenisMax GimenisLPointsNY BJJ ProO94KGF2018
16295Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasLReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.O81KG4F2018
8353Adam WheelerWArmbarNoGi WorldsO100KG4F2015
8362Gabriel KitoberWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8378C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWToe holdNoGi WorldsABS8F2015
8384Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
8945Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 11x0Houston OpenO100KGF2016
8949Jared DoppJared DoppWFootlockHouston OpenABSSF2016
8950Inacio NetoInacio NetoWInjuryHouston OpenABSF2016
8983Romulo AzevedoRomulo AzevedoWWristlockUAEJJF NYC ProHWABSSF2016
8986Thiago SaThiago SaWPts: 2x2, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProHWABSF2016
9713Carlos FariasCarlos FariasWPointsAtlanta BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10033Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
10197Muhammad KerimovWReferee DecisionBerkut 3ABSSPF2016
10297Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasWArmbarGrand Slam LA110KG4F2016
10303Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA110KG3RD2016
10952Abraham MarteAbraham MarteWN/ANY BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
11102Robby D'OnofrioWToe holdGrappling Pro 2120KG4F2016
11104Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 17x14Grappling Pro 2120KGSF2016
11252Matheus RodriguesWArmbarEuropean OpenABSR12017
11261Chris BoweWBotinhaEuropean OpenABSR22017
11270R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaWPts: 4x2European OpenABS4F2017
11382Arya EsfandmazWPts: 14x4European Open100KG4F2017
11384Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWPts: 2x0European Open100KGSF2017
11385Lucio RodriguesLucio RodriguesWPts: 2x0European Open100KGF2017
11466Marlon GodoyWPts: 4x0ADCC SP Trials99KGR12017
11467UnknownWKneebarADCC SP Trials99KG4F2017
11468UnknownWBotinhaADCC SP Trials99KGSF2017
11469Vinicius GazolaWPts: 8x0ADCC SP Trials99KGF2017
11822Felipe BezerraFelipe BezerraWArm in ezekielPan AmericanABS8F2017
11959Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 4x0Pan American100KG8F2017
11964Eduardo InojosaWPts: 4x3Pan American100KG4F2017
12023Henrique PereiraWPts: 10x0Rome Open100KGSF2017
12024Muslim PatsarigovMuslim PatsarigovWCross chokeRome Open100KGF2017
12079Francisco CaraballoWGuillotineEuropean NoGi100KGSF2017
12080Riku UrholinWPts: 4x2European NoGi100KGF2017
12083UnknownWFlying triangleEuropean NoGiABS4F2017
12085Felipe DiasWPts: 2x0European NoGiABSSF2017
12086AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 21x0European NoGiABSF2017
12707Romes RamosWArmbarWorld Champ.ABSR12017
12716Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 7x0World Champ.ABS8F2017
12886Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.100KG4F2017
13092Oleksandr KarliychukWBotinhaNY Summer Open100KGF2017
13094Athos MirandaWChoke from backNY Summer OpenABSSF2017
13096Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWChoke from mountNY Summer OpenABSF2017
13097Aaron JohnsonAaron JohnsonWCalf slicerNY S. No-Gi OpenO97KGF2017
13104Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWToe holdNY S. No-Gi OpenABSSF2017
13357Greg WalkerWFlying armbarWashington OpenABSSF2017
13500Kamil UminskiWPts: 3x0ADCC99KGE12017
13567Eliott KellyWPts: 2x0ADCCABSE12017
13572Dillon DanisDillon DanisWPts: 0x0, PenADCCABS4F2017
14920Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 16x0Pan American100KGSF2018
15199Grafton SkraggsWPointsWashington OpenO100KGF2018
15202Thomas KeenanWN/AWashington OpenABS4F2018
15205Alexandre MolinaroWChoke from backWashington OpenABSSF2018
15325Mukhammed KerimovWSubmissionACB Asian OpenABS4F2018
15328Mayko ArajoWSubmissionACB Asian OpenABSF2018
15962Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 6x2World Champ.100KG8F2018
15968Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliWPts: 5x0World Champ.100KGSF2018
15969Leandro LoLeandro LoWInjuryWorld Champ.100KGF2018
15984Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16200Matt LeightonMatt LeightonWPointsNY BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16263Roman HernandezWArmbarAustin Open100KGSF2018
16264Matt McCormickWWristlockAustin Open100KGF2018
16265Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWPointsAustin OpenABSSF2018
16267Rafael VasconcelosRafael VasconcelosWAdvAustin OpenABSF2018
16289Nisar LoynabWReferee DecisionW.S.O.G.O81KG8F2018
16618Athos MirandaWN/AWashington OpenABS4F2018
16619Brad PearsonWN/AWashington OpenABSSF2018
17017Max GimenisMax GimenisWToe holdWSOG 2O81KG4F2018
17021Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusWReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KGSF2018
17024Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaWReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KGF2018

Mahamed Aly vs Jared Dopp

Mahamed Aly vs Lucas “Hulk”

Mahamed Aly vs Sebastian Brosche

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