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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 Pan Championship (2022)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2021)
  • 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)
  • 2nd Place AJP Grand Slam, RIO (2021)
  • 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

    22 (33%)
    3 (4%)
    37 (55%)
    2 (3%)
    1 (1%)
  • BY DQ
    2 (3%)


Choke from back
Bow and arrow
Triangle armlock
Cross choke
    4 (67%)
    0 (0%)
    0 (0%)
    2 (33%)
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)


Meyram Maquine Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
26500Pedro MaiaPedro MaiaLPts: 2x1SA Cont. ProLWA4F2021
28493Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyLPts: 4x3Grand Slam RJ69KGF2021
29112Diogo ReisDiogo ReisLReferee DecisionBRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29454Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLPts: 6x4World Champ.64KGSF2021
34583Israel SousaIsrael SousaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam MIA69KGF2022
35756Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLPts: 2x0BJJ Stars76KGF2022
23861Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 6x4BJJ StarsN/ASPF2020
23909Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 8x2BJJ Bet65KGSPF2020
24652M. OliveiraWBow and arrowGrand Slam RJ62KG4F2020
24655Leandro LimaWPts: 1x0Grand Slam RJ62KGSF2020
24657Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 4x2Grand Slam RJ62KGF2020
26339Jonas PereiraWTriangleSA Cont. Pro62KG4F2021
26341Cleber SousaCleber SousaWPts: 3x0SA Cont. Pro62KGSF2021
26343Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWChoke from backSA Cont. Pro62KGF2021
27074Murilo AmaralMurilo AmaralWChoke from backBJJ Bet76KGSPF2021
27369Gus JovelinoWDQSul Americano70KGR12021
27374Antonio GomesWPts: 6x0Sul Americano70KG4F2021
27375Thierry ReisWCross chokeSul Americano70KGSF2021
27377Daniel JuniorDaniel JuniorWPts: 2x2, PenSul Americano70KGF2021
28019Jonas LisboaWRNCBrasileiro64KGSF2021
28021Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWRNCBrasileiro64KGF2021
28482Fernando FavariWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2021
28488Alessandro BotelhoWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ69KG4F2021
28492Higor LimaHigor LimaWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KGSF2021
28975Tiago BarrosTiago BarrosWArmbarBJJ Stars70KGSPF2021
29104Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWReferee DecisionBRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29107Matheus FonsecaWPts: 6x4BRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29109Valcemir JuniorWPts: 12x0BRA Qualifiers62KGRR2021
29448Huthayfah PenneyWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.64KG8F2021
29451Willis NunesWillis NunesWPts: 4x0World Champ.64KG4F2021
31074Lucas FeitosaWChoke from backGrand Slam LDN62KG4F2022
31076Marcos FroedeWPts: 7x0Grand Slam LDN62KGSF2022
31077Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWPts: 7x1Grand Slam LDN62KGF2022
31594Diogo ReisDiogo ReisWPts: 12x10Pan American64KGR22022
31601Keven CarrascoKeven CarrascoWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2022
31605Tomoyuki HashimotoTomoyuki HashimotoWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American64KGSF2022
31607Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWPts: 7x2Pan American64KGF2022
31801Sami HamdamWArmbarPresident CupNANA2022
31819Saud AlhosamiWChoke from backPresident CupNAF2022
32310Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 5x2King of Mats69KGRR2022
32312Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 8x0King of Mats69KGRR2022
32314Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWDQKing of Mats69KGSF2022
32315Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x1King of Mats69KGF2022
32852Wesley SantosWChoke from backWorld Champ.64KG8F2022
32860Pedro DiasPedro DiasWChoke from backWorld Champ.64KG4F2022
32863Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeWArmbarWorld Champ.64KGSF2022
32865Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.64KGF2022
33915Ivan StrickWArmbarGrand Slam RJ69KGR12022
33926Nasser FarajWArmbarGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2022
33932Artur OliveiraWRNCGrand Slam RJ69KG4F2022
33934Fernando FavariWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ69KGSF2022
33936Alessandro BotelhoWPts: 2x1Grand Slam RJ69KGF2022
34251Cleivan SilvaWRNCBrasileiro NoGi67KGR12022
34255Hoanes NacibWArmbarBrasileiro NoGi67KG4F2022
34260Daniel GrootWTriangle armlockBrasileiro NoGi67KGSF2022
34261Artur LanesWRNCBrasileiro NoGi67KGF2022
34577Danilo MoreiraDanilo MoreiraWChoke from backGrand Slam MIA69KG4F2022
34582Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 7x0Grand Slam MIA69KGSF2022
34816Guthiery MeloWChoke from backUAE Nat Pro69KGSF2022
34818Valmecir JuniorWArmbarUAE Nat Pro69KGF2022
34865Hamdan AlmansWArmbarVP Cup69KGR12022
34866Humaid AlblooshiWChoke from backVP Cup69KG4F2022
34867M. AlmenhaliWArmbarVP Cup69KGSF2022
34868Mohamed AlsuwWArmbarVP Cup69KGF2022
35751Pedro MaiaPedro MaiaWPts: 7x0BJJ Stars76KG4F2022
35754Luiz PauloLuiz PauloWPts: 0x0, AdvBJJ Stars76KGSF2022
36194Douglas RamosWBow and arrowWP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36195Thiago OliveiraWBow and arrowWP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36197Guthiery MeloWPts: 7x0WP Qualifier62KGRR2022
36270Sebastian SerpaSebastian SerpaWPts: 3x1World Pro62KGR12022
36275Nariman MynbayevWChoke from backWorld Pro62KG4F2022
36279Jonas AndradeJonas AndradeWTriangle armlockWorld Pro62KGSF2022
36280Omar AlfadhliWChoke from backWorld Pro62KGF2022

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