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Rudson Mateus

Rudson Mateus

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Rudson Mateus is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Caio Terra, being also one of the top representatives inside the CTA team. This reputation was earned during Mateus’ lower belt campaigns – particularly his 2017 brown belt season, a time when Rudson won double gold medals (weight and open weight) at two of jiu jitsu’s main competitions – the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) World and Pans Championships.

Rudson Mateus Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Rudson Mateus Sarmento Teles

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Reylson Gracie > Paulo Strauch > Caio Terra > Rudson Mateus

Main Achievements:

  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2018)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam Tokyo Champion (2018)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2018)
  • IBJJF Pans Championship 3rd Place (2018)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2017** brown, 2015 purple, 2013* blue)
  • IBJJF Pans Champion (2017** brown, 2015 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2014 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National No-Gi Champion (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2015** purple)
  • IBJJF Sao Paulo BJJ Pro Champion (2016**)
  • IBJJF Manaus Open Champion (2016** brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Winter Open Champion (2016** brown)
  • IBJJF Curitiba Winter Open Champion (2016** brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro 2nd Place (2016*)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2015* purple, 2013 blue)
  • IBJJF Pans Championship 3rd Place (2014 purple)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro 3rd Place (2016 brown)

* Absolute ** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Armbar

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88,30 kg /195.0 lbs)

Team/Association: CTA

Rudson Mateus Biography

Rudson Mateus was born on July 15, 1995 in Manacapuru a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, inside the Amazon Jungle.

At the age of 9 Rudson was introduced to jiu jitsu, the first sport or martial art he practised in an organised fashion with a structured curriculum. Coach Nilton Ricardo, commonly known as Niltinho was Mateus very first instructor – one that instigated young Rudson to gain interest in grappling and look to make a career in this martial art’s sporting avenue.

Niltinho took Mateus throughout all junior belts and up to blue belt, a time when Rudson decided to become a professional jiu jitsu competitor. Understanding that Manacapuru was too small of an environment to grow in the sport, Mateus decided to leave his hometown and start travelling through Brazil in search of the best training he could find. His quest led to the Game-Fight academy of Vinicius Amaral, who developed Rudson into one of the toughest purple belts in the world.

While competing at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) European Open of 2015 in Portugal, Rudson met and befriended renowned coach and competitor Caio Terra. The bond between the two continued to grow as time went by, with Rudson taking the time to travel to California on several occasions to train at Terra’s headquarters. Soon the relationship developed into more defined parameters, with Mateus joining the Caio Terra Association (CTA).

During 2015 Rudson Mateus decided to move to San Jose – California, where he prepared for the big tournaments. It was also during that year that Rudson earned his brown belt from Caio. In 2017, after a tremendous campaign as a brown belt, where he conquered some of the top events in the international circuit, Rudson was awarded his black belt. A ceremony that took place on July 25, led again by Caio Terra.

Rudson Mateus Grappling Record

21 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    4 (19%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    15 (71%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

15 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
47
7
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Choke from back
13
2
#5AD3D1
Toe hold
7
1
#d1212a
Triangle armbar
7
1
#fad11b
RNC
7
1
#f58822
50/50 armbar
7
1
#224aba
Submission
7
1
#ff9124
Flying armbar
7
1
15
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
5 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    3 (60%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (40%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Rudson Mateus Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
14423C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 2x2, AdvEuropean Open88KGR12018
14883Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0Pan American88KGSF2018
15653Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0BrasileiroABS8F2018
15920Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.88KGSF2018
15975Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 2x2World Champ.ABS8F2018
14455Braulio EstimaBraulio EstimaWReferee DecisionACB 1085KGSPF2018
14628Romeu PatrickWFlying armbarDesafio de Verão94KGSF2018
14629Leo LimaWChoke from backDesafio de Verão94KGF2018
14630UnknownWToe holdDesafio de VerãoABS4F2018
14631Francisco LimaWArmbarDesafio de VerãoABSSF2018
14632Luis CostaWArmbarDesafio de VerãoABSF2018
14773Mathias RibeiroWArmbarACBJJ 1185KGSPF2018
14877Cristian DellavagWArmbarPan American88KG8F2018
14880Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x2Pan American88KG4F2018
15246Ayub MogomadovWChoke from backACBJJ 1285KGSPF2018
15617Esdras MendesWTriangle armbarBrasileiro88KG8F2018
15618Pedro ThiagoWArmbarBrasileiro88KG4F2018
15622Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 4x2Brasileiro88KGSF2018
15624Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWRNCBrasileiro88KGF2018
15647Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionBrasileiroABSR12018
15909Ashur DarmoWArmbarWorld Champ.88KG8F2018
15917Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliW50/50 armbarWorld Champ.88KG4F2018
15969Bruno EmanelWArmbarWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16310Nicolas PenzerWPts: 9x2Grand Slam Tokyo94KG4F2018
16312Anton MinekentoWSubmissionGrand Slam Tokyo94KGSF2018
16313Arya EsfandmazWPts: 9x0Grand Slam Tokyo94KGF2018

Rudson Mateus vs Gabriel Arges (2014 purple belt)

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