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Wellington “Alemão” Luís

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

13 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    8 (62%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (15%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (23%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Triangle
33
1
#86e620
Choke from back
33
1
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (55%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (18%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (9%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (18%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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Submission
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Wellington Luis Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
7976Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. ProU77KGSF2015
8259Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLPts: 4x2SP National ProABS4F2015
8556Diogo SampaioDiogo SampaioLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2015
8595Erberth SantosErberth SantosLSubmissionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
11694Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11697Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 6x2Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12555Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro82KGR22017
13486Victor BomfimLPointsSao Paulo Open88KGF2017
14059Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ85KGR22017
14182Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLPointsSouth American88KGR12017
14202William MartinsLPointsSouth AmericanABS4F2017
7962Erick SouzaWPts: 4x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGR12015
7964Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KG4F2015
7967Ricardo RochaWPts: 2x0Brazil Nat. Pro77KGSF2015
7968Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvBrazil Nat. Pro77KGF2015
7971Luciano MacedoWPts: 5x0Brazil Nat. ProU77KG4F2015
8252UnknownWChoke from backSP National Pro77KGR12015
8256UnknownWPts: 6x0SP National Pro77KG4F2015
10931Rodrigo FajardoRodrigo FajardoWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG8F2016
10937Abner SouzaWPointsGrand Slam RJ85KG4F2016
11687Delson HelenoDelson HelenoD---Copa Podio77KGRR2017
11691Caio AlmeidaCaio AlmeidaWPts: 2x0Copa Podio77KGRR2017
12551Rafael FigueiredoWBow and arrowBrasileiro82KGR12017
14181Helvecio PennaHelvecio PennaWTriangleSouth American88KGR12017
14198Marcelo TarsoWPointsSouth AmericanABSR12017

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Wellington Luís vs Philippe Pomaski

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