Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

BJJ Fighter Database

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fighter Wiki, All their history from their favorite techniques to the meaning behind their Portuguese nicknames as well as fight videos and techniques. Learn more about your favorite Jiu Jitsu figures on this section.

Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Robert Drysdale and a representative of the Zenith team in the sport’s international …

Kleber de Oliveira Paulino, commonly known as Kleber ‘Buiú’ is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Carlos Gracie Junior, and a representative of the Gracie Barra Academy – a team he served as a competitor and coach.

Vagner Rocha, commonly known as Ceará is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Pablo Popovitch, known for his achievements in grappling and mixed martial arts (MMA) – having competed for the top promotions in both sports, the ADCC (BJJ) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (MMA).

Joel Gingery is a judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Adriano ‘Nasal’ Pereira, being also the founding member of the Memphis Judo and Jiu Jitsu Academy as well as one of the modern day legends of BJJ’s Masters division through his numerous wins in that category.

Marcelo Cohen is a jiu jitsu black belt under Marcelo Saporito as well as a former member of the Carlson Gracie Academy. An IBJJF No-Gi Pans and No-Gi American Nationals champion, Cohen is also known for his work as a grappling instructor, recognition conquered while working at The Armory, a Florida (USA) based academy.

Gustavo Batista, often referenced as ‘Braguinha’ is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Leandro Lo and a representative of the New School Brotherhood academy in the sport’s international circuit.

João Paulo Neto is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Mário Reis and Moacir Mendes Júnior, as well as a representative of the Alliance Academy in this sport’s international competitive circuit.

Craig Jones is Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Lachlan Giles of the Maromba Academy. An IBJJF World No-Gi Champion, ADCC Trials champion and EBI semi finalist, Jones is widely regarded as one of the top competitors of his generation.

Marcelo Martins is a jiu jitsu black belt under Élcio Figueiredo, and a former member of the Integração Jiu Jitsu team. An active competitor in this sport’s Masters international circuit where he conquered important titles including at the South American, Rio International and San Diego International Open.

Diego Vivaldo, commonly known by his nickname ‘Gavião’ is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Luiz Guilherme having also worked extensively with Sérgio Erlichmann at the Guigo JJ academy in São Paulo.

Max Lindblad is a Swedish born jiu jitsu black belt under Kent Hammarström and one of the top European grappling competitors, having conquered important titles such as the IBJJF European Open, UAEJJF World Pro and Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Pedro Dias Clementino is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Douglas Rufino (Trator) and a former student José Leão Teixeira (Zé Beleza) who became one of the top light featherweight competitors of his generation.

Amanda Monteiro is a jiu jitsu black belt under Júlio César Pereira and a representative of GF Team in this sport/martial art’s competitive circuit. Monteiro made a name for herself in the lower belt divisions of BJJ where she earned IBJJF World, Pans and Brasileiro titles before cementing her status as an elite black belt with outstanding performances at the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and IBJJF No-Gi Pans Championship during her first few months in this category.

Brian Beauchamp is a highly accomplished Canadian judo and jiu jitsu black belt with several IBJJF Masters World titles and a student of Fabrício Martins.

One of the top female athletes in BJJ, Angelica Galvão is a black belt under André Galvão as well as an IBJJF World, Pan American, European and American Nationals champion to name a few, being also a valued member of the Atos Jiu Jitsu Academy,

Marcos Paulo Costa is a jiu jitsu black belt under Juarez Soares, and a representative of DDR – an academy known for developing a range of high end BJJ competitors. Marcos Costa is well known as one of the top contenders in the UAEJJF international circuit.

Nyjah Rollins, often referenced as Nyjah Easton is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Lloyd Irvin. Part of the first generation of female BJJ competitors from the United States

Rolando Samson is a jiu jitsu black belt under André Galvão, who competes for the Atos training camp from San Diego – California. Samson is recognised as one of the most talented athletes of his generation having conquered important titles in the IBJJF and UAEJJF tournament circuits.

Radek Turek is an ADCC veteran and Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Alexandre Paiva (Gigi) of Alliance, being also the head coach of the Berserkers Team in Warsaw, Poland.

Leo Saggioro often referenced as ‘Cascão’ is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Ricardo Marques, being also a representative of the Brazilian Top Team (BTT) affiliation in this sport/martial art’s competitive circuit.

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