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Pablo Mantovani

Pablo Mantovani

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Pablo Mantovani Dutra is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Guilherme and Guto Campos, as well as a representative of the Atos Jiu Jitsu Academy, having also worked extensively with coach André Galvão at the team’s headquarters in San Diego, California. Mantovani is regarded as one of the top light-featherweight (64,00 kg / 141.5 lbs) athletes of his generation, having titles in important tournaments such as the IBJJF World Championships, Pan American Championships and ADCC Trials.

Pablo Mantovani Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Pablo Mantovani Dutra

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > Sérgio Penha > Walter Matos > Gustavo Campos > Pablo Mantovani

Main Achievements:

  • ADCC Brazilian Trials Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF German Nationals Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2017)
  • ACB JJ World No-Gi Championship 2nd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF Pan American 2nd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF Pan American No-Gi 2nd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 3rd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF European Open 3rd Place (2018)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF World Champion (2014 blue)
  • IBJJF Pans Champion (2017 brown, 2015 purple)
  • UAEJJF Brazil National Pro Champion (2015 purple)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2017 brown)
  • IBJJF Floripa International Open No-Gi Champion (2015 purple)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Championship 2nd Place (2015 purple)
  • IBJJF Floripa International Open 2nd Place (2015 purple)
  • IBJJF Pans Championship 2nd Place (2014 blue)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2017/2016 brown, 2015 purple)

Favorite Position/Technique: Good All Round Game

Weight Division: Peso Pluma (64,00 kg / 141.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Atos JJ

Pablo Mantovani Biography

Pablo Mantovani Dutra was born on June 3, 1995 in Garopaba – a municipality inside the state of Santa Catarina – Southern region of Brazil, though Pablo grew up in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.

In 2004 Mantovani’s father, a well known actor, started bringing Pablo to his jiu jitsu practice on a regular basis. It didn’t take long for the dad (Marcelo) to invite Pablo to participate in the activities, a challenge enthusiastically accepted by the 8 year old at the time.

The Campos brothers (Guto and Guilherme) at the GUETHO Jiu Jitsu Academy were Pablo’s first instructors, guiding Mantovani’s steps in jiu jitsu from white belt onwards. With great results from the get-go, Mantovani’s first major medal was a second place at the Brazilian Nationals in 2009 as an orange belt.

Unfortunately the following year (2010) was one of great tragedy for the Mantovani family, when robbers shot and killed Pablo’s father during a daylight robbery in his hometown. Overwhelmed with grief, Pablo relied on jiu jitsu to keep his focus and overcome his sorrow, an activity greatly supported by his mother Vanessa, both emotionally and financially.

With a rampant career in the lower belt divisions Pablo started aiming for bigger goals, and in 2012 he decided to attend the Atos camp at the team’s headquarters in San Diego – California, ahead of the IBJJF World Championships. He returned the following years with this fruitful relationship growing stronger with each passing tournament. In 2016 Mantovani decided to move to the United States in order to train full time at the famous academy, under the guidance of Angelica and André Galvão.

His time focussing 100% on jiu jitsu led to great results. During the 2016-2017 BJJ season, as a brown belt Pablo conquered numerous important titles including the IBJJF World No-Gi Championship, the IBJJF Pan American Championship, the UAEJJF World Abu Dhabi Pro as well as the ADCC Brazilian Trials in São Paulo. These incredible achievements helped cement the case for his promotion, which happened while at the podium of the World Championship (June 2017) from the hands of Guilherme and Guto Campos.

Cover photo by Bruna Letícia – IG: @bruna_leticiananik

Pablo Mantovani Grappling Record

29 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    14 (48%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (3%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    12 (41%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

12 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
RNC
42
5
#86e620
Choke from back
33
4
#5AD3D1
Kneebar
17
2
#d1212a
Wristlock
8
1
12
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
12 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    8 (67%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (17%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (17%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Pablo Mantovani Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
13318Fernando PenaLPointsACBJJ World65KGF2017
13766AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmLReferee DecisionADCC66KGSF2017
13767Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 10x0ADCC66KG3RD2017
14415Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 2x0ACB JJ Worlds65KGF2017
14466Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLPts: 4x2NoGi Worlds67KGF2017
14653Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeLReferee DecisionEuropean Open64KGSF2018
14949Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 4x4, AdvContinental Pro69KGF2018
15107Joao MiyaoJoao MiyaoLPts: 6x4Pan American64KGF2018
16123Tiago BarrosTiago BarrosLPts: 2x0World Champ.64KGR22018
16466Kennedy MacielKennedy MacielLPts: 2x0ACBJJ World65KG4F2018
17026Ian SandersIan SandersLPts: 2x2, AdvNo Gi Pan Am.67KGF2018
18112Kennedy MacielKennedy MacielLPts: 5x0NoGi Worlds67KGSF2018
13759E. ElglandWPts: 2x0ADCC66KGE12017
13763Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWReferee DecisionADCC66KG4F2017
13918Marko JokmanovicWChoke from backGerman Nationals70KGF2017
13931Chango EerselWKneebarGerman NoGi79KGSF2017
13932Benedikt SchotthöferWPointsGerman NoGi79KGF2017
13935German LederWRNCGerman NoGiABSR12017
13936UnknownWRNCGerman NoGiABS4F2017
14246K. NikolopoulosWPts: 26x0Madrid Open70KGF2017
14414Alexandre VieiraAlexandre VieiraWPts: 15x0ACB JJ Worlds65KGSF2017
14458C. KhanWRNCNoGi Worlds67KGR12017
14461I. PhyllipWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds67KG4F2017
14464Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds67KGSF2017
14651Mani TavanaeiWPts: 0x0, AdvEuropean Open64KG4F2018
14948Thiago BritoWPts: 4x2Continental Pro69KGSF2018
14986Ram AnandaWReferee DecisionMexico Winter Open70KGSF2018
14987Juan CalderonWChoke from backMexico Winter Open70KGF2018
15103E. VezeguiellianWChoke from backPan American64KG4F2018
15106Rene LopezWPts: 2x0Pan American64KGSF2018
15998Bruno ValdivinoWChoke from backSan Diego Open70KG4F2018
16000Brandon WalenskyBrandon WalenskyWPts: 10x0San Diego Open70KGSF2018
16015Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPointsACBJJ 1365KGSPF2018
16027Andre PontesWPts: 2x0ACB North America65KGSF2018
16028Vitor MoraesWPts: 4x0ACB North America65KGF2018
16119Tadashi TakashimaWWristlockWorld Champ.64KGR12018
16349Kaio FonsecaWRNCAmerican Nat. NG67KGSF2018
16350EduardoYezeguieWRNCAmerican Nat. NG67KGF2018
17025Adam BenayounAdam BenayounWKneebarNo Gi Pan Am.67KGSF2018
18107Cole FransonCole FransonWPts: 6x2NoGi Worlds67KGR22018
18111Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds67KG4F2018

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