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Ricardo Rezende

Ricardo Rezende

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Ricardo Rezende is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, being one of the most talented grapplers of his generation, having earned important titles in the sport, such as the World Expo GP, the No Gi Pan American and the Miami Open, to name a few, making him one of the brightest stars at the Fight Sports Academy.

Ricardo Rezende Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Ricardo souza de Rezende

Nickname: “Ricardinho” which means “young” or “little” Ricardo in Portuguese. The name appeared in training as he was always the youngest training partner at the gyms where he trained.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Francisco Albuquerque > Roberto Abreu > Ricardo Rezende

Main Achievements:

  • World Expo GP Champion (2013)
  • World No Gi Champion (2010 purple, 2011 brown)
  • Pan American NoGi Champion (2011 brown weight and absolute)
  • Miami Open (2013 weight & absolute, 2012)
  • World Championship 2nd Place (2009 blue)
  • World No Gi Championship 2nd Place (2010 purple absolute)
  • World Championship 3rd Place (2011 brown)
  • World No Gi Championship 3rd Place (2013)
  • Pan American No Gi Championship 3rd Place (2012)

Favorite Position/Technique: Triangle

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (U88kg/194lbs)

Team/Association: Fight Sports

Ricardo Rezende Biography

Ricardo Rezende was born on the 6th of November, 1990 in Mato Grosso do Sul – Brazil. Even as a child, Ricardo was always interested in combat sports and martial arts, having started training in 2000 through judo. At the age of 12 (2003) he switched his training routine to Brazilian jiu jitsu with Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu.

In 2009 Ricardo made his first trip to the United States to compete at the World Jiu Jitsu Championship. He submitted 6 of his opponents, losing in the final by a takedown. He returned in 2010 in preparation for the No Gi World Championship, which he won in his weight class and placed 2nd in the open weight.

On September 9th, 2012, after continuously earning medals in the lower belts of the world’s toughest tournaments, Ricardo Rezende was awarded his black belt by his long time instructor Roberto Abreu.

Banner picture by GracieMag.

Ricardo Rezende Grappling Record

22 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    7 (32%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    11 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (5%)

11 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
45
5
#86e620
Triangle armbar
36
4
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
9
1
#d1212a
Americana
9
1
11
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (36%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (18%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (36%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Submission
25
1
#86e620
Kneebar
25
1
#5AD3D1
North South choke
25
1
#d1212a
Omoplata
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Ricardo Rezende Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4147Leonardo DavilaLeonardo DavilaLPointsMiami OpenABSSF2012
4666Joao RochaJoao RochaLSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRDS2013
5003James PuopoloJames PuopoloLKneebarWorld ExpoABSGP2013
5032Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLPointsNoGi WorldsO100KGSF2013
5876Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 2x0No Gi WorldsABSRDS2014
5908Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLNorth South chokeNo Gi Worlds88KGR12014
8075Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLPts: 0x0, AdvMiami Open88KGSF2015
8078Thiago SaThiago SaLReferee DecisionMiami OpenABSSF2015
9625Jurandir VieiraLOmoplataMiami Spring Open88KGF2016
9736Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLAdvWorld Champ.82KGR22016
9815Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 11x0World Champ.ABSR22016
4143Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWDQMiami Open88KGF2012
4145Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaWPointsMiami OpenABS4F2012
4319Tanner RiceTanner RiceWPointsMiami Pro Trials85KGNA2013
4650MottaWN/AWorld Champ.ABSRDS2013
5005Eliot KellyEliot KellyWArmbarWorld ExpoABSGP2013
5007Travis StevensWTriangle armbarWorld ExpoABSGP2013
5008Alessandro FerreiraWTriangle armbarWorld ExpoABSGP2013
5009Jackson SousaJackson SousaWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ExpoABSSF2013
5011James PuopoloJames PuopoloWToe holdWorld ExpoABSF2013
5088Marcus ViniciusWPointsMiami Open88KGF2013
5316UnknownWTriangle armbarCopa AmericaABSGP2014
5317Nic. RecanatiWPts: 4x0Copa AmericaABSGP2014
5318UnknownWArmbarCopa AmericaABSGP2014
5872AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 2x2, AdvNo Gi WorldsABSRDS2014
5942Danilo IndioWArmbarWorld ExpoABSSPF2014
6126Clark GracieClark GracieWPts: 11x2Five Florida82KGNA2014
6137Kevin MahechaKevin MahechaWPts: 2x0Five NAICABSF2014
7172Jack MageeWArmbarBritish Open88KGF2015
9624Gregor GracieGregor GracieWAmericanaMiami Spring Open88KGSF2016
9630Jollyson FrancinoWTriangle armbarMiami Spring OpenABS4F2016
9633Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWArmbarMiami Spring OpenABSSF2016
9807Augusto MugnamiWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.ABSR12016

Ricardo Rezende vs Clark Gracie

Ricardo Rezende vs Tanner Rice

 

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