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Meyram Maquine Alves is a jiu-jitsu black belt under Luiz “Guigo” Guilherme, who also worked extensively under Lloyd Irvin and Alcenor Alves’ tuition. Originally from Manaus, Brazil, Meyram made a name for himself as a colored belt while representing the São Paulo based team Guigo JJ, with whom Maquine conquered important titles in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) and the United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) circuits, such as the World, Pan, and South American Championships, Brazilian Nationals, as well as the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour.

Meyram Maquine Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Meyram Maquiné Alves

Nickname: N/A

Lineage:  Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson G. > Jorge Pereira > Luiz Guilherme > Meyram Maquine

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2022)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2022)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Championship (2024)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2021 / 2023)
  • 1st Place Spyder Korea Grand Prix (2023)
  • 1st Place AJP Abu Dhabi World Pro (2023)
  • 1st Place AJP South American Continental Pro (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP King Of Mats GP (2022)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, RIO (2020)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, LDN (2022 / 2023)
  • 2nd Place AJP Grand Slam, RIO (2021)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2023)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2021)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship Juvenile (2017)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2018 purple, 2019 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2019 brown)
  • 1st Place ACBJJ South American Championship (2018 purple)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Juvenile (2016 / 2017**)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Teen (2014)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, AD (2020 brown)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, RJ (2018 purple)
  • 1st Place CBJJE World Championship (2018 purple)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2019 brown)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2018 purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Well Rounded

Weight Division: Peso Pena (70,00 kg / 154.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Guigo JJ

Meyram Maquine Biography

Meyram Maquine was born on October 29, 2000, in Manaus, the capital of the vast state of Amazonas. In the heart of the Amazon Jungle.

Martial arts and sporting activities came in at an early age for Meyram, who joined capoeira at the age of 5, influenced by his father, a capoeira, and jiu-jitsu enthusiast. It wasn’t long after this initial contact with the Brazilian kicking combat style that Manique joined a BJJ classroom as well, being around 5 or 6 years old at the time.

Manique’s first grappling instructor was Alcenor Alves, who graded Meyram up until his blue belt. It was also coach Alves who first believed in the young athlete’s capabilities, incentivizing Meyram to seek a more challenging experience with a larger jiu-jitsu team, setting up a transfer of the Manaus prodigy to São Paulo state, where he was offered an athletic scholarship with the famous team – Guigo Jiu-Jitsu.

At Guigo’s academy, being tutored by Mr. Guigo himself (Luiz Guilherme), Meyram, a blue belt at the time, quickly became recognized as one of the country’s most promising athletes. His reputation would hit more global proportions once he started competing in the United States.

During 2016 Meyram did his first camp in Maryland, United States, making the most of Guigo JJ/Team Lloyd Irvin’s link/student exchange protocol. The visit was a success and Maquine returned to the famous fight-camp from then on every year, in preparation for major international tournaments, representing both TLI and GG.

After a few solid years in the colored belt divisions during 2017, 2018, and 2019, Meyram Maquine worked hard with Guigo and his personal trainer Anaue Pavanello, with the objective of making 2020 his last and best competitive year under the brown belt rank. Unfortunately, the COVID19 pandemic put most of the grappling tournament scene on hold that year, as well as Meyram’s World title aspirations as a colored belt. Understanding that the career of Manique could not be stifled by another year in this division, coach Guigo decided to promote the talented athlete to black belt on June 20, 2020.

Meyram Maquine Grappling Record

    38 (40%)
    3 (3%)
    50 (52%)
    2 (2%)
    1 (1%)
  • BY DQ
    2 (2%)


Choke from back
Bow and arrow
Triangle armlock
Cross choke
    4 (50%)
    1 (13%)
    0 (0%)
    3 (38%)
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)


Meyram Maquine Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
26510Pedro MaiaPedro MaiaLPts: 2x1SA Cont. ProLWA4F2021
28503Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyLPts: 4x3Grand Slam RJ69KGF2021
29123Diogo ReisDiogo ReisLReferee DecisionBRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29468Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLPts: 6x4World Champ.64KGSF2021
34612Israel SousaIsrael SousaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam MIA69KGF2022
35805Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLPts: 2x0BJJ Stars76KGF2022
40289Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLPts: 6x6, AdvWorld Champ.64KGF2023
45287Cleber SousaCleber SousaLReferee DecisionMundial CBJJE70KGF2023
23871Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 6x4BJJ StarsN/ASPF2020
23919Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 8x2BJJ Bet65KGSPF2020
24662M. OliveiraWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ62KG4F2020
24665Leandro LimaWPts: 1x0Grand Slam RJ62KGSF2020
24667Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 4x2Grand Slam RJ62KGF2020
26349Jonas PereiraWTriangleSA Cont. Pro62KG4F2021
26351Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 3x0SA Cont. Pro62KGSF2021
26353Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWChoke from backSA Cont. Pro62KGF2021
27084Murilo AmaralMurilo AmaralWChoke from backBJJ Bet76KGSPF2021
27379Gus JovelinoWDQSul Americano70KGR12021
27384Antonio GomesWPts: 6x0Sul Americano70KG4F2021
27385Thierry ReisWCross chokeSul Americano70KGSF2021
27387Daniel JuniorDaniel JuniorWPts: 2x2, PenSul Americano70KGF2021
28029Jonas LisboaWRNCBrasileiro64KGSF2021
28031Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWRNCBrasileiro64KGF2021
28492Fernando FavariWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2021
28498Alessandro BotelhoWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ69KG4F2021
28502Higor LimaHigor LimaWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KGSF2021
28986Tiago BarrosTiago BarrosWArmbarBJJ Stars70KGSPF2021
29115Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWReferee DecisionBRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29118Matheus FonsecaWPts: 6x4BRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29120Valcemir JuniorWPts: 12x0BRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29462Huthayfah PenneyWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.64KG8F2021
29465Willis NunesWillis NunesWPts: 4x0World Champ.64KG4F2021
31089Lucas FeitosaWChoke from backGrand Slam LDN62KG4F2022
31091Marcos FroedeWPts: 7x0Grand Slam LDN62KGSF2022
31092Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWPts: 7x1Grand Slam LDN62KGF2022
31609Diogo ReisDiogo ReisWPts: 12x10Pan American64KGR22022
31616Keven CarrascoKeven CarrascoWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2022
31620Tomoyuki HashimotoTomoyuki HashimotoWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American64KGSF2022
31622Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWPts: 7x2Pan American64KGF2022
31816Sami HamdamWArmbarPresident CupNANA2022
31834Saud AlhosamiWChoke from backPresident CupNAF2022
32331Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 5x2King of Mats69KGRR2022
32333Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWPts: 8x0King of Mats69KGRR2022
32335Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWDQKing of Mats69KGSF2022
32336Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x1King of Mats69KGF2022
32873Wesley SantosWChoke from backWorld Champ.64KG8F2022
32881Pedro DiasPedro DiasWChoke from backWorld Champ.64KG4F2022
32884Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWArmbarWorld Champ.64KGSF2022
32886Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.64KGF2022
33945Ivan StrickWArmbarGrand Slam RJ69KGR12022
33956Nasser FarajWArmbarGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2022
33962Artur OliveiraWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KG4F2022
33964Fernando FavariWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ69KGSF2022
33966Alessandro BotelhoWPts: 2x1Grand Slam RJ69KGF2022
34280Cleivan SilvaWRNCBrasileiro NoGi67KGR12022
34284Hoanes NacibWArmbarBrasileiro NoGi67KG4F2022
34289Daniel GrootWTriangle armlockBrasileiro NoGi67KGSF2022
34290Artur LanesWRNCBrasileiro NoGi67KGF2022
34606Danilo MoreiraDanilo MoreiraWChoke from backGrand Slam MIA69KG4F2022
34611Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 7x0Grand Slam MIA69KGSF2022
34845Guthiery MeloWChoke from backUAE Nat Pro69KGSF2022
34847Valmecir JuniorWArmbarUAE Nat Pro69KGF2022
34894Hamdan AlmansWArmbarVP Cup69KGR12022
34895Humaid AlblooshiWChoke from backVP Cup69KG4F2022
34896M. AlmenhaliWArmbarVP Cup69KGSF2022
34897Mohamed AlsuwWArmbarVP Cup69KGF2022
35800Pedro MaiaPedro MaiaWPts: 7x0BJJ Stars76KG4F2022
35803Luiz PauloLuiz PauloWPts: 0x0, AdvBJJ Stars76KGSF2022
36250Douglas RamosWBow and arrowWP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36251Thiago OliveiraWBow and arrowWP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36253Guthiery MeloWPts: 7x0WP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36327Sebastian SerpaSebastian SerpaWPts: 3x1World Pro62KGR12022
36332Nariman MynbayevWChoke from backWorld Pro62KG4F2022
36336Jonas AndradeJonas AndradeWTriangle armlockWorld Pro62KGSF2022
36337Omar AlfadhliWChoke from backWorld Pro62KGF2022
37646Samuel NagaiSamuel NagaiWPts: 4x2Spyder RTBB65KG4F2023
37648Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorWPts: 4x0Spyder RTBB65KGSF2023
37650Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 2x0Spyder RTBB65KGF2023
38250Joao AlbuquerqueWChoke from backAJPGD LDN69KG4F2023
38254Florian BayiliWChoke from backAJPGD LDN69KGSF2023
38256Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWChoke from backAJPGD LDN69KGF2023
38579Iago SiqueiraWPts: 6x4Majestic64KGSPF2023
38832M. AlmenhaliWBow and arrowPresidents Cup69KGRR2023
38843M. AlwaquiWPts: 4x2Presidents Cup69KGSF2023
40178Tiago CarvalhoWChoke from backFloripa FO70KGSF2023
40225Vinicius LessaVinicius LessaWPts: 4x0Floripa FOABS4F2023
40281Keven CarrascoKeven CarrascoWRNCWorld Champ.64KG8F2023
40283Yuri HendrexYuri HendrexWPts: 9x2World Champ.64KG4F2023
40287Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 4x0World Champ.64KGSF2023
42784Keven RibeiroWChoke from backSul Americano70KGR12023
42793Leandro LimaWPts: 6x4Sul Americano70KG4F2023
42795Leonardo VilelaWPts: 8x4Sul Americano70KGSF2023
42797Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 6x4Sul Americano70KGF2023
44697Huseyn AbaszadaWArmbarWorld Pro62KGR12023
44705Marcos FroedeWPts: 6x1World Pro62KG4F2023
44709Leonardo MarioLeonardo MarioWPts: 5x3World Pro62KGSF2023
44711Khaled AlshehiKhaled AlshehiWPts: 1x0World Pro62KGF2023
45280Carlos BarrosoWN/AMundial CBJJE70KGR12023
45282Lucas CunhaWChoke from backMundial CBJJE70KG4F2023
45286Andre HondaWTriangleMundial CBJJE70KGSF2023
46295Marcos FroedeWChoke from backEuropean Open64KGR12024
46299Keven CarrascoKeven CarrascoWPts: 4x2European Open64KG4F2024
46301Jefferson FagundesWChoke from backEuropean Open64KGSF2024
46303Anderson DuarteWChoke from backEuropean Open64KGF2024

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