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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

34 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    19 (56%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (6%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    8 (24%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (15%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

8 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Bow and arrow
38
3
#86e620
Choke from back
25
2
#5AD3D1
Katagatame
25
2
#d1212a
Triangle
13
1
8
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
20 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    12 (60%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (10%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (15%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (5%)

3 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Submission
33
1
#86e620
Guillotine
33
1
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Wellington Luis Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8049Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. ProU77KGSF2015
8333Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 4x2SP National ProABS4F2015
8630Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2015
8669Erberth SantosErberth SantosLSubmissionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
11868Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11871Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 6x2Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12745Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro82KGR22017
13713Victor BomfimLPointsSao Paulo Open88KGF2017
14314Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KGR22017
14437Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsSouth American88KGR12017
14457William MartinsLPointsSouth AmericanABS4F2017
19593Luis AlbuquerqueLDQFloripa Fall Open82KG4F2019
19713Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesLN/ARio Fall OpenABSSF2019
20163Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0Brasileiro82KGR22019
20681Igor PaivaIgor PaivaLPointsRio Open82KG4F2019
21148Gustavo MaronGustavo MaronLGuillotineVitoria Open82KGSF2019
22407Alexandre JesusAlexandre JesusLPts: 2x0South American82KGF2019
25244Mauricio OliveiraMauricio OliveiraLPts: 2x1Grand Slam AD85KGSF2021
25248Tommy LangakerTommy LangakerLPts: 2x2Grand Slam AD85KGRPC2021
25323Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLBow and arrowWP BR Qualifier85KGRR2021
8035Erick SouzaWPts: 4x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGR12015
8037Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KG4F2015
8040Ricardo RochaWPts: 2x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGSF2015
8041Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KGF2015
8044Luciano MacedoWPts: 5x0Brazil Nat. ProU77KG4F2015
8326UnknownWChoke from backSP National Pro77KGR12015
8330UnknownWPts: 6x0SP National Pro77KG4F2015
11048Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG8F2016
11054Abner SouzaWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2016
11861Delson HelenoDelson HelenoD---Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11865Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12741Rafael FigueiredoWBow and arrowBrasileiro82KGR12017
14436Helvecio PennaHelvecio PennaWTriangleSouth American88KGR12017
14453Marcelo TarsoWPointsSouth AmericanABSR12017
19696Bruno TostoWPointsRio Fall Open82KG4F2019
19698Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereWPts: 4x0Rio Fall Open82KGSF2019
19700Leonilson FerreiraWKatagatameRio Fall Open82KGF2019
20160Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWKatagatameBrasileiro82KGR12019
20678Vinicius CruzWPointsRio Open82KGR12019
20877Matheus CostaMatheus CostaWBow and arrowSP BJJ Pro82KG4F2019
20881Alexandre JesusAlexandre JesusWReferee DecisionSP BJJ Pro82KGF2019
21157Rodrigo MartinsWN/AVitoria OpenABSR12019
21164Webster CostaWPointsVitoria OpenABS4F2019
21574Jackson JaderWBow and arrowSao Paulo Open82KGR12019
21575Vinicius SouzaWPointsSao Paulo Open82KG4F2019
21579Ygor DantasWPointsSao Paulo Open82KGSF2019
22404Igor VerissimoIgor VerissimoWReferee DecisionSouth American82KG4F2019
22406Ronieri PintoWChoke from backSouth American82KGSF2019
24479Gustavo BorgesWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KGR12020
24493Leon BritoWPts: 3x2Grand Slam RJ85KG8F2020
24494Alex MunisAlex MunisWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2020
24499Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliWPts: 1x0Grand Slam RJ85KGF2020
24884Rafael PaganiniRafael PaganiniWPts: 4x2Big Deal Pro 285KGSPF2021
25240Mathias LunaMathias LunaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KG4F2021
25325Julio AnjosJulio AnjosWPts: 3x2WP BR Qualifier85KGRR2021

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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