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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

32 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    7 (22%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (3%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    21 (66%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

21 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
43
9
#86e620
Choke from back
14
3
#5AD3D1
Submission
10
2
#d1212a
Flying armbar
10
2
#fad11b
Triangle armbar
5
1
#f58822
RNC
5
1
#224aba
50/50 armbar
5
1
#ff9124
Armlock
5
1
#bf1f6c
Toe hold
5
1
21
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
9 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (44%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (33%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (11%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (11%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

#214eb8
Toe hold
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Rudson Mateus Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
14541C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 2x2, AdvEuropean Open88KGR12018
15004Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0Pan American88KGSF2018
15788Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0BrasileiroABS8F2018
16055Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.88KGSF2018
16110Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 2x2World Champ.ABS8F2018
16945Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA85KGF2018
16982Erberth SantosErberth SantosLToe holdKing of Mats110KGRR2018
16992Jackson SousaJackson SousaLPts: 2x0King of Mats110KGRR2018
17572Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ94KG4F2018
14573Braulio EstimaBraulio EstimaWReferee DecisionACB 1085KGSPF2018
14748Romeu PatrickWFlying armbarDesafio de Verão94KGSF2018
14749Leo LimaWChoke from backDesafio de Verão94KGF2018
14750UnknownWToe holdDesafio de VerãoABS4F2018
14751Francisco LimaWArmbarDesafio de VerãoABSSF2018
14752Luis CostaWArmbarDesafio de VerãoABSF2018
14894Mathias RibeiroWArmbarACBJJ 1185KGSPF2018
14998Cristian DellavagWArmbarPan American88KG8F2018
15001Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x2Pan American88KG4F2018
15373Ayub MogomadovWChoke from backACBJJ 1285KGSPF2018
15751Esdras MendesWTriangle armbarBrasileiro88KG8F2018
15752Pedro ThiagoWArmbarBrasileiro88KG4F2018
15756Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 4x2Brasileiro88KGSF2018
15758Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroWRNCBrasileiro88KGF2018
15782Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionBrasileiroABSR12018
16044Ashur DarmoWArmbarWorld Champ.88KG8F2018
16052Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliW50/50 armbarWorld Champ.88KG4F2018
16104Bruno EmanelWArmbarWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16458Nicolas PenzerWPts: 9x2Grand Slam Tokyo94KG4F2018
16460Anton MinekentoWSubmissionGrand Slam Tokyo94KGSF2018
16461Arya EsfandmazWPts: 9x0Grand Slam Tokyo94KGF2018
16940Victor RodriguesWSubmissionGrand Slam LA85KG4F2018
16943Dante LeonDante LeonWPts: 6x2Grand Slam LA85KGSF2018
16986Alexandre CeconiAlexandre CeconiWArmlockKing of Mats110KGRR2018
17007N/AWChoke from backGracie ProABSR12018
17009Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliWPts: 0x0, AdvGracie ProABS4F2018
17011Antonio AssefWPts: 4x0Gracie ProABSSF2018
17012Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaWReferee DecisionGracie ProABSF2018
17327Victor NevesWPointsRio BJJ Pro94KG4F2018
17328Marcos RuizWArmbarRio BJJ Pro94KGSF2018
17329Vitor BomfimWFlying armbarRio BJJ Pro94KGF2018
17565Matheus FelixWArmbarGrand Slam RJ94KG8F2018

Rudson Mateus vs Gabriel Arges (2014 purple belt)

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