Toquinho is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Murilo Bustamante. He fights out of the Brazilian Top Team camp in Rio de Janeiro, and his life story is an example of perseverance and self belief.
2000s Jiu Jitsu
The head coach of the Ryan Gracie Team in Sao Paulo, Celsinho is one of the best lightweights in the world and has become one of the best coaches around in a short amount of time. Get to know more about this Roberto Correa Black Belt
Braulio Estima is one of the best jiu jitsu fighters around. A multi time World Champion and an ADCC Open Weight Gold Medallist, there are not many fighters out there with a better resume then this gentleman from Recife.
One of the best lightweight fighters to have ever competed in Jiu Jitsu, this Rio de Janeiro Native has collected tittles in both the World BJJ stage and at Submission Wrestling top tournaments, here you will find details about his background and his rise to glory.
Carlos Portugues Vieira has been one of the top BJJ competitors and instructors in the World, wining the Pan Ams, Europeans and Brazilian Nationals
Braga Neto is a Brazilian World Champion and a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighter, He was graduated Black Belt by the legendary BJJ instructor Roberto Correa.
Roberto Tozi is a former Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt competitor, in the adult division, who was considered one of the top contenders of his division. Roberto Tozi was also famed for his exquisite guard passing skills.
Robert Drysdale is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion and ADCC open weight division champion of American origin, who also became an MMA fighter, reaching the sports main organization, the UFC.
An amazing Jiu Jitsu and MMA fighter out of Nova Uniao’s camp in Brazil, a man that had to fight his way out of poverty
Lucas Lepri a World Champion Jiu Jitsu fighter from Alliance Team, with titles in both Kimono and No-Gi Competitions with equal success.
He is one of the best Jiu Jitsu coaches in the World, head instructor at Fight Zone BJJ Academy in Copacabana Rio de Janeiro (Head Quarters of Checkmat)
Fabio Gurgel is regarded as one of the top coaches in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The head instructor and leader of Team Alliance at the Sao Paulo head quarters, Fabio Gurgel was also one of the best jiu jitsu competitors of his generation with many important titles to his name, such as World Champion, Brazilian National champion and European Open champion. In 2010 Fabio Gurgel put his name in the BJJ record book when he competed and won the European Open, one of the top events in the jiu jitsu calender, at the age of 40, just a few months after he celebrated his 20th year as a jiu jitsu black belt.
Romulo Barral is a Jiu Jitsu fighter, a black belt under Vinicius “Draculino” with an extensive resume in BJJ. A World and Pan American Champion
one of the hottest MMA prospects out of Brazil, this Jiu Jitsu Black Belt from the Nova Geracao team has made a rampant start of his MMA and BJJ career
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.
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
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.
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.