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Wellington “Alemão” Luís

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Wellington Luís, commonly known as Wellington “Alemão”, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Cicero Costha, and member of the Jiu Jitsu New School Brotherhood team, an academy that spawned from the Projecto Social Lutando Pelo Bem (PSLPB) camp on October 2015. Alemão made a career competing in the lower belt divisions of the sport, where he became known as one of the best lightweight prospects of his generation.

Wellington Luís Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Wellington Luís Sebastião

Nickname: Alemão, meaning German in Portuguese. The name became popular within Wellington’s circle of friends due to his blond hair.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos GracieHelio GracieRickson GracieMarcelo BehringWaldomiro PerezRoberto GodoiMarco Barbosa > Cicero Costha > Wellington Luís

Main Achievements:

  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2013 purple, 2015 brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam RJ Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF São Paulo International Open Champion (2014 brown)
  • Jiu Jitsu Battle 3 Champion (2013 purple)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2015)
  • UAEJJF Brazil National Pro Runner-up (2015)

Favorite Position/Technique: Spider Guard/De La Riva

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76kg/168lbs)

Team/Association: Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood

Wellington Luís Biography

Wellington Luís was born on the 24th of January, 1993 in São Paulo – Brazil, neighbourhood of Ipiranga, just a few blocks away from Cicero Costha‘s academy: Projecto Social Lutando Pelo Bem (PSLPB).

At the age of 16, convinced by a few of his friends, Wellington initiated his jiu jitsu career at Cicero Costha’s academy. Although all of his friends eventually dropped from practice, Wellington persisted and soon realized it was a career he wanted to pursue professionally.

Cicero Costha led Wellington’s training throughout his coloured belts career, though always supported by men such as Helio Dias, Leandro Lo and Thiago Barros.

After a stellar brown belt campaign, where Alemão won the Abu Dhabi World Pro and a silver medal at the IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championship, Cicero Costha awarded Wellington his black belt ( July 2015).

By the end of September 2015, a few of PSLPB’s top competitors left the team to form the “Jiu Jitsu New School Brotherhood”. Included in this group was Leandro Lo, Luiza Monteiro, Helio Dias, Gustavo “Braguinha”, Ygor Schneider, Anderson Lira and Wellington Luís.

Wellington Luis Grappling Record

25 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    15 (60%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (28%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Bow and arrow
43
3
#86e620
Katagatame
29
2
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
14
1
#d1212a
Triangle
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
16 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    10 (63%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (6%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (6%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

#214eb8
Submission
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Wellington Luis Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8043Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. ProU77KGSF2015
8327Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 4x2SP National ProABS4F2015
8624Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2015
8663Erberth SantosErberth SantosLSubmissionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
11806Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11809Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 6x2Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12676Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro82KGR22017
13629Victor BomfimLPointsSao Paulo Open88KGF2017
14221Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KGR22017
14344Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsSouth American88KGR12017
14364William MartinsLPointsSouth AmericanABS4F2017
19313Luis AlbuquerqueLDQFloripa Fall Open82KG4F2019
19431Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesLN/ARio Fall OpenABSSF2019
19867Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0Brasileiro82KGR22019
20375Igor PaivaIgor PaivaLPointsRio Open82KG4F2019
21201Pedro VerasLN/ASao Paulo Open82KGF2019
8029Erick SouzaWPts: 4x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGR12015
8031Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KG4F2015
8034Ricardo RochaWPts: 2x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGSF2015
8035Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KGF2015
8038Luciano MacedoWPts: 5x0Brazil Nat. ProU77KG4F2015
8320UnknownWChoke from backSP National Pro77KGR12015
8324UnknownWPts: 6x0SP National Pro77KG4F2015
11021Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG8F2016
11027Abner SouzaWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2016
11799Delson HelenoDelson HelenoD---Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11803Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12672Rafael FigueiredoWBow and arrowBrasileiro82KGR12017
14343Helvecio PennaHelvecio PennaWTriangleSouth American88KGR12017
14360Marcelo TarsoWPointsSouth AmericanABSR12017
19414Bruno TostoWPointsRio Fall Open82KG4F2019
19416Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereWPts: 4x0Rio Fall Open82KGSF2019
19418Leonilson FerreiraWKatagatameRio Fall Open82KGF2019
19864Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWKatagatameBrasileiro82KGR12019
20372Vinicius CruzWPointsRio Open82KGR12019
20555Matheus CostaMatheus CostaWBow and arrowSP BJJ Pro82KG4F2019
20559Alexandre JesusAlexandre JesusWReferee DecisionSP BJJ Pro82KGF2019
20813Rodrigo MartinsWN/AVitoria OpenABSR12019
20820Webster CostaWPointsVitoria OpenABS4F2019
21195Jackson JaderWBow and arrowSao Paulo Open82KGR12019
21196Vinicius SouzaWPointsSao Paulo Open82KG4F2019
21200Ygor DantasWPointsSao Paulo Open82KGSF2019

Banner picture by Grapple TV.

Wellington Luís vs Gabriel Arges

Wellington Luís vs Philippe Pomaski

High Percentage Chokes  Instructional by Lachlan Giles

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