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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

59 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    26 (44%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    26 (44%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (2%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (2%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

26 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
19
5
#86e620
Botinha
12
3
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
12
3
#d1212a
Injury
8
2
#fad11b
Submission
8
2
#f58822
Footlock
4
1
#224aba
Wristlock
4
1
#ff9124
Kneebar
4
1
#bf1f6c
Arm in ezekiel
4
1
#22c9a5
Cross choke
4
1
#fad223
Guillotine
4
1
#03861f
Flying triangle
4
1
#039a1f
Choke from back
4
1
#03b41f
Choke from mount
4
1
#03c61f
Calf slicer
4
1
#03d61f
Flying armbar
4
1
26
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
29 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    12 (41%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    7 (24%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (24%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

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

Mahamed Aly Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8344Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi WorldsO100KGF2015
8373Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLRNCNoGi WorldsABSSF2015
8964Abraham MarteAbraham MarteLPts: 0x0, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProO94KGRR2016
8965Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLPts: 2x2, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProO94KGRR2016
9197Joseph MokuLPointsPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9698Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLAdvAtlanta BJJ ProO94KGF2016
9913Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR22016
10021Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLPts: 4x2IBJJF Pro GPABSSF2016
10284Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLKneebarGrand Slam LA110KGSF2016
10745Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasLPts: 2x0NoGi WorldsO97KGSF2016
10756Josh HingerJosh HingerLPts: 16x8NoGi WorldsABS8F2016
10939Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x0NY BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11090Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLKneebarGrappling Pro 2120KGF2016
11255Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 3x0European OpenABSSF2017
11801Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLChoke from backPan AmericanABS4F2017
11942Erberth SantosErberth SantosLReferee DecisionPan American100KGSF2017
12004Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiLPts: 4x0Rome OpenABSSF2017
12566Erberth SantosErberth SantosLReferee DecisionACBJJ 595KG4F2017
12694Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLChokeWorld Champ.ABS4F2017
12861Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 9x2World Champ.100KGSF2017
13466Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLPts: 3x0ADCC99KG4F2017
13534Gordon RyanGordon RyanLHeel hookADCCABSSF2017
13536Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLHeel hookADCCABS3RD2017
14431Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPointsACB 10O95KGSPF2018
14771Gutemberg PereiraGutemberg PereiraLPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR22018
14868Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 0x0, AdvPan American100KGF2018
15216Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLReferee DecisionACBJJ 1295KGSPF2018
15345Jackson SousaJackson SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvMarianas Open100KG4F2018
15911Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLPts: 6x6World Champ.ABS8F2018
8340Adam WheelerWArmbarNoGi WorldsO100KG4F2015
8349Gabriel KitoberWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSR12015
8365C. NegromonteC. NegromonteWToe holdNoGi WorldsABS8F2015
8371Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi WorldsABS4F2015
8931Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 11x0Houston OpenO100KGF2016
8935Jared DoppJared DoppWFootlockHouston OpenABSSF2016
8936Inacio NetoInacio NetoWInjuryHouston OpenABSF2016
8968Romulo AzevedoRomulo AzevedoWWristlockUAEJJF NYC ProHWABSSF2016
8971Thiago SaThiago SaWPts: 2x2, AdvUAEJJF NYC ProHWABSF2016
9697Carlos FariasCarlos FariasWPointsAtlanta BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10017Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroWPts: 2x0, AdvIBJJF Pro GPABS4F2016
10181Muhammad KerimovWReferee DecisionBerkut 3ABSSPF2016
10281Gustavo EliasGustavo EliasWArmbarGrand Slam LA110KG4F2016
10287Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA110KG3RD2016
10937Abraham MarteAbraham MarteWN/ANY BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
11086Robby D'OnofrioWToe holdGrappling Pro 2120KG4F2016
11088Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 17x14Grappling Pro 2120KGSF2016
11233Matheus RodriguesWArmbarEuropean OpenABSR12017
11242Chris BoweWBotinhaEuropean OpenABSR22017
11251R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaWPts: 4x2European OpenABS4F2017
11363Arya EsfandmazWPts: 14x4European Open100KG4F2017
11365Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWPts: 2x0European Open100KGSF2017
11366Lucio RodriguesLucio RodriguesWPts: 2x0European Open100KGF2017
11441Marlon GodoyWPts: 4x0ADCC SP Trials99KGR12017
11442UnknownWKneebarADCC SP Trials99KG4F2017
11443UnknownWBotinhaADCC SP Trials99KGSF2017
11444Vinicius TratorWN/AADCC SP Trials99KGF2017
11797Felipe BezerraFelipe BezerraWArm in ezekielPan AmericanABS8F2017
11934Helton JoseHelton JoseWPts: 4x0Pan American100KG8F2017
11939Eduardo InojosaWPts: 4x3Pan American100KG4F2017
11998Henrique PereiraWPts: 10x0Rome Open100KGSF2017
11999Muslim PatsarigovMuslim PatsarigovWCross chokeRome Open100KGF2017
12054Francisco CaraballoWGuillotineEuropean NoGi100KGSF2017
12055Riku UrholinWPts: 4x2European NoGi100KGF2017
12058UnknownWFlying triangleEuropean NoGiABS4F2017
12060Felipe DiasWPts: 2x0European NoGiABSSF2017
12061AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 21x0European NoGiABSF2017
12679Romes RamosWArmbarWorld Champ.ABSR12017
12688Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 7x0World Champ.ABS8F2017
12858Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.100KG4F2017
13061Oleksandr KarliychukWBotinhaNY Summer Open100KGF2017
13063Athos MirandaWChoke from backNY Summer OpenABSSF2017
13065Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWChoke from mountNY Summer OpenABSF2017
13066Aaron JohnsonWCalf slicerNY S. No-Gi OpenO97KGF2017
13071Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWToe holdNY S. No-Gi OpenABSSF2017
13318Greg WalkerWFlying armbarWashington OpenABSSF2017
13460Kamil UminskiWPts: 3x0ADCC99KGE12017
13527Eliott KellyWPts: 2x0ADCCABSE12017
13532Dillon DanisDillon DanisWPts: 0x0, PenADCCABS4F2017
14866Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 16x0Pan American100KGSF2018
15143Grafton SkraggsWPointsWashington OpenO100KGF2018
15146Thomas KeenanWN/AWashington OpenABS4F2018
15149Alexandre MolinaroWN/AWashington OpenABSSF2018
15258Mukhammed KerimovWSubmissionACB Asian OpenABS4F2018
15261Mayko ArajoWSubmissionACB Asian OpenABSF2018
15872Jared DoppJared DoppWPts: 6x2World Champ.100KG8F2018
15878Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliWPts: 5x0World Champ.100KGSF2018
15879Leandro LoLeandro LoWInjuryWorld Champ.100KGF2018
15894Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.ABSRD2018

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Mahamed Aly vs Lucas “Hulk”

Mahamed Aly vs Sebastian Brosche

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