Leonardo Santos is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt from the Nova Uniao team, being one of the most important fighters for BJJ in the early 2000’s. With numerous titles in his career, Leo Santos was regarded by many as the best lightweight fighter of his generation, having victories over several great fighters such as Leo Vieira, Tiago Alves. Leo Santos put an end to his career with the kimono to follow his brother’s footsteps (Wagnney Fabiano) in turning into a professional MMA fighter.
Finfou one of the best fighters to come out of Check Mat Team, a former Fernando Terere protege, World and Brazilian National Champion and a great coach
Bruno Malfacine is a former Gama Filho Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter, now fighting from Alliance. A 6x World Champion in the black belt division with an amazing Jiu Jitsu style
Ricardo Almeida Cachorrao – Big Dog. The very first Black Belt awarded by legendary BJJ Fighter Renzo Gracie, and amazing BJJ and MMA UFC fighter
An exciting female fighter out of Brazil. This Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Ricardo Vieira is a well accomplished MMA fighter, these are her life facts and achievement list
Wagner Campos also known as “Galeto” is a very accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Gile Ribeiro and a former medallist in important tournaments such as the World Cup (2008) and the South American Championship (2008). in 2006 Wagner premiered in mixed martial arts (MMA), following a successful career in this sport as well. In 2012 Wagner Campos was invited to become part of the cast of TUF Brazil (The Ultimate Fighter)
Ary Farias is one of the hotest prospects in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a former student of Ronaldo Jacare and Ricardinho Vieira, now fighting for Atos Team.
Hannette Staack one of the most accomplished grapplers in the world and an historical jiu jitsu black belt from Andre “Negao”. A founding members of the Brazil 021 BJJ team, Hannette Staack has won numerous medals in important tournaments such as the world championships (6x) and the ADCC (3x), arguably the world’s toughest submission wrestling tournament.
Oliver Geddes is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt from London, England. He is coached by one of the best BJJ competitors of all time Roger Gracie and is always a very active competitor in the United Kingdom Jiu Jitsu scene.
The Hilo Prodigy, this UFC Champio is one of the best American BJJ Fighter of all time and has awarded his black belt in a record 3 years and 4 months.
Anderson Pereira, a Brazilian Top Team Black Belt and head instructor of BTT BJJ headquarters on Geneve, Switzerland.
Named as the “Jiu Jitsu Fighter of the Year” in 2011 by the majority of the specialized media, Rodolfo Vieira is considered by most as the number 1 grappler in the world. A World Champion (weight and absolute) and a Pan American Champion (also in his weight class as well as the absolute division), Rodolfo Vieira fights out of the GFTeam camp and he is a black belt under Master Julio Cesar Pereira. Inside this article you can have a look at an up to date grappling record, videos of the prodigy competing in a Rodolfo Vieira Wiki style format.
Denilson Pimenta, a prolific Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor training out of GTF Team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jean Kleber is the head coach of Kimura BJJ Boston and one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts to have come out of the Kimura Nova Uniao camp in Natal-RN, Brazil. A fantastic coach with experience teaching in 3 different continents (Brazil, Europe and the USA).
One of the best fighters of his generation and founder of the great Brazilian Top Team, one of BJJ’s most recognizable figures and an embassador of the sport
Roberto Abreu AKA “Cyborg” is a Brazilian born Jiu Jitsu fighter and instructor from the Nova Geracao Team, now residing in the US. Since moving to the US, Cyborg has been blowing people’s minds with his unique and revolutionary Jiu Jitsu style. His trademark position, the Tornado Guard, made famous in many fights and is one of the most coveted positions in BJJ.
Bruno Amorim, the Draculino Magalhaes Black Belt from Gracie Barra is a fierce competitor in BJJ with several titles.
Rogerio is the head BJJ instructor for all of the Tatu BJJ academies throughout the east coast of the United States. He studied in Brazil under Prof. Paulo Guimaraes and Master Jorge Pereira.
A Law enforcer and Black Belt under Tatu BJJ School, David Hertzog is one of the main instructors at the academy.
Marcello Salazar, The Barbarian. An experienced BJJ fighter who has ventured through the MMA realm. A Black belt under Murilo Bustamante.