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Max Gimenis is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Master Júlio César Pereira, being also one of GF Team‘s top representatives in the super heavyweight division of the sport’s international circuit. A product of GFT’s incredible grappling program, Gimenis embodied the famous academy’s curriculum to perfection, by making pressure passing his strongest weapon. A style which he used to win important titles including at the World, Pan American and Brazilian National championships.

Max Gimenis Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Max dos Santos Gimenis

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Luis França > Oswaldo Fadda > Monir SalomãoJulio Cesar Pereira > Max Gimenis

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF Chicago Summer Open Champion (2018**)
  • IBJJF Vitória International Open Champion (2017)
  • UAEJJF Petropolis Pro Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF Pans No-Gi 2nd Place (2018)
  • CBJJ Brazilian No-Gi Nationals 2nd Place (2016)
  • ACB World 2nd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF Pans No-Gi 3rd Place (2018*)
  • IBJJF Miami Fall International Open 2nd Place (2017**)

Main Achievements (Coloured Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2016 brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2013 purple)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2013 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2014 purple, 2015/2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro Champion (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer Open Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2014 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 3rd Place (2012 purple)
  • IBJJF European Open Championship 3rd Place (2016 brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Knee Slide/Leg Drag Guard Pass

Weight Division: Super Pesado (100kg/221lbs)

Team/Association: GF Team

Max Gimenis Biography

Max Gimenis was born on April 14, 1993 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, growing up in Cascadura, a borough in that same city.

Gimenis’ interest in martial arts sparked at the age of 10, when he started learning judo. On that same social club where he trained judo, jiu jitsu was also on offer and it didn’t take long for Max to sign up to that as well.

The jiu jitsu classes at the aforementioned social club, were led by Herman Santos, a black belt affiliated with GF Team (then UGF). It would be Santos who instilled in Gimenis the desire to pursue a grappling career from very early on.

When Gimenis was 14 to 15 years old, his family moved to Guarapari, a coastal town in the state of Espírito Santo (ES). Arriving to ES as a blue belt, Max continued his jiu jitsu training under the tutelage of Thiago Oliveira at the famous Strike academy, home to the legendary female competitor, Fernanda Mazzelli.

After two years in Guarapari Max Gimenis decided to return to Rio de Janeiro to follow his dream of becoming a professional jiu jitsu competitor. For that effect he re-joined GF Team, finding at the academy’s headquarters his home – literally, as Max lived inside the gym.

Guided by Master Júlio César Pereira, Max Giemenis’ career truly blossomed. His rampant campaigns earned him many important medals and deserving belt promotions by GFT’s leader, who graded Max with his purple, brown and black belts, the latter while on the podium of the IBJJF World Championship, on June 2, 2016.

Max Gimenis Grappling Record

56 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    32 (57%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    16 (29%)
  • BY DECISION
    6 (11%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

16 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Cross choke
25
4
#86e620
Choke from back
25
4
#5AD3D1
Armbar
13
2
#d1212a
Heel hook
6
1
#fad11b
RNC
6
1
#f58822
Bow and arrow
6
1
#224aba
Wristlock
6
1
#ff9124
Submission
6
1
#bf1f6c
Baseball choke
6
1
16
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
30 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (13%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    19 (63%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

19 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
21
4
#86e620
RNC
16
3
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
16
3
#d1212a
Armbar
11
2
#fad11b
Submission
5
1
#f58822
Clock choke
5
1
#224aba
North south choke
5
1
#ff9124
Choke
5
1
#bf1f6c
Toe hook
5
1
#22c9a5
Cross choke
5
1
#fad223
Brabo choke
5
1
19
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Max Gimenis Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
10121Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 2x0Copa Podio86KGGP2016
10125N. MeregaliLArmbarCopa Podio86KGGP2016
10538Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoLArmbarSao Paulo Open100KGSF2016
10542Alex AparecidoLReferee DecisionSao Paulo OpenABS4F2016
10809Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsBrasileiro NoGiABSF2016
11029Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLChoke from backGrand Slam RJ94KGR12016
11741Jose JuniorJose JuniorLSubmissionManaus Nat. Pro110KGF2017
12155Carlos FariasCarlos FariasLPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanO1008F2017
12514Erberth SantosErberth SantosLRNCWP BR Qualifier110KG4F2017
12611Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLClock chokeBrasileiroABS4F2017
13454Admilson GobiAdmilson GobiLToe holdVitoria OpenABSSF2017
13984Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLNorth south chokeCharlotte OpenABSSF2017
14074Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLPts: 2x2, AdvMiami Fall OpenO100KGF2017
14082Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLChoke from backMiami Fall OpenABSF2017
14280Joao RochaJoao RochaLN/ABJJ NY Pro94KGSF2017
14480Helton JoseHelton JoseLReferee DecisionACB JJ WorldsABSF2017
15156Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLChoke from backPan AmericanABSR12018
15262Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanO100KG4F2018
16382Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLChokeWorld Champ.O100KG8F2018
17144Gordon RyanGordon RyanLRNCNo Gi Pan Am.ABSSF2018
17199Gordon RyanGordon RyanLRNCNo Gi Pan Am.O97KGF2018
17342Erberth SantosErberth SantosLToe holdGrand Slam LA110KGF2018
17544Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLToe holdWSOG 2O81KG4F2018
18017Fernando ReisFernando ReisLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18358Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLPts: 2x0NoGi WorldsO97KGSF2018
18379Thiago SaThiago SaLToe hookNoGi WorldsABS4F2018
18848Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLCross chokeF2W Pro 102124KGSPF2019
19257Rudson MateusRudson MateusLPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR22019
20250Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLBrabo chokeWorld Champ.O100KGSF2019
20880Arnaldo MaidanaArnaldo MaidanaLChoke from backTwin Cities Inv.ABSF2019
10111Victor EstimaVictor EstimaD---Copa Podio86KGGP2016
10118Dillon DanisDillon DanisWPts: 2x0Copa Podio86KGGP2016
10535Romes RamosWPts: 4x0Sao Paulo Open100KG4F2016
10799Fabio QueirozWPointsBrasileiro NoGi97KG4F2016
10800Christofer FeijóWPointsBrasileiro NoGi97KGSF2016
10803Fabio QueirozWPointsBrasileiro NoGiABS4F2016
10807Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWPointsBrasileiro NoGiABSSF2016
11286Alex de GoulartWN/APetropolis Pro94KGSF2016
11287Marcos JuniorWN/APetropolis Pro94KGF2016
11740Francisco SantoroWPointsManaus Nat. Pro110KGSF2017
12606UnknownWArmbarBrasileiroABSRDS2017
13444Alisson OliveiraWChoke from backVitoria Open100KGSF2017
13445Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWPts: 4x2Vitoria Open100KGF2017
13452UnknownWCross chokeVitoria OpenABS8F2017
13453UnknownWPts: 3x0Vitoria OpenABS4F2017
13717Dany GerardDany GerardWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LA110KGSF2017
13982Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWPts: 6x0Charlotte OpenABS4F2017
14073Thomas MacMahonWPts: 4x0Miami Fall OpenO100KGSF2017
14076Piter FrankWChoke from backMiami Fall OpenABS4F2017
14081Victor DoriaWPts: 9x6Miami Fall OpenABSSF2017
14278James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 4x0BJJ NY Pro94KG4F2017
14476Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWReferee DecisionACB JJ WorldsO95KGF2017
14478Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWHeel hookACB JJ WorldsABSSF2017
15259Dany GerardDany GerardWPts: 8x2Pan AmericanO100KG8F2018
15402Myung ParkWPts: 15x0Chicago Sp. OpenO100KGSF2018
15403Oscar HippWPts: 30x0Chicago Sp. OpenO100KGF2018
15686Bruno ValdivinoWPointsAtlanta Sp. OpenO100KGF2018
15689Roberto TorralbasWPointsAtlanta Sp. OpenABSSF2018
15690Thomas KeenanWPointsAtlanta Sp. OpenABSF2018
16636James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPointsNY BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16638Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyWPointsNY BJJ ProO94KGF2018
16961Charles McGuireWPointsChicago SM OpenO100KGF2018
16963Helton JoseHelton JoseWPointsChicago SM OpenABSSF2018
17141Michael PerezMichael PerezWPts: 7x0No Gi Pan Am.ABS4F2018
17198Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.O97KGSF2018
17339Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LA110KG4F2018
17539Cassey HellenbergWReferee DecisionWSOG 2O81KG8F2018
18353Marcus GeddesWRNCNoGi WorldsO97KGR12018
18355Aaron JohnsonAaron JohnsonWPts: 6x0NoGi WorldsO97KG4F2018
18361Nicolas PenzerWPts: 9x0NoGi WorldsABSR12018
18363Satoshi IshiiWPts: 20x0NoGi WorldsABSR12018
19248Dany GerardDany GerardWChoke from backPan AmericanO100KG4F2019
19251Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWBow and arrowPan AmericanO100KGSF2019
19746Alex HuddlestonWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 110125KGSPF2019
20248Renan VieiraWWristlockWorld Champ.O100KG4F2019
20598Thomas McMahonWPointsNY BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
20599Vinicius TratorVinicius TratorWReferee DecisionNY BJJ ProO94KGF2019
20875Zig EvamoisWSubmissionTwin Cities Inv.ABSR12019
20877Nate HoweWCross chokeTwin Cities Inv.ABS4F2019
20879Brandon BergeronWChoke from backTwin Cities Inv.ABSSF2019
20958Ricardo RibeiroWCross chokeBoston SMOO100KGF2019
20959Luis MarinhoWBaseball chokeBoston SMOABS4F2019
20961Ricardo RibeiroWCross chokeBoston SMOABSSF2019
20963Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 2x0Boston SMOABSF2019
20966Felipe BezerraFelipe BezerraWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 123124KGSPF2019
21064Ryan RoachWArmbarNo Gi Pan Am.O97KGSF2019
21065Aaron JohnsonAaron JohnsonWPts: 11x0No Gi Pan Am.O97KGF2019

Max Gimenis Final of World Pro Trials

Max Gimenis x Daniel Esperança

Guard Passing Instructional by Lucas Lepri

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