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

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Mendes Bros BJJ

The Mendes brothers, or Mendes Bros as they are commonly known, are two of the most prolific competitors of the sports’ 2010 decade. Known for having a varied and creative grappling game, Guilherme and Rafael have conquered World Jiu Jitsu Championship medals in all belt levels of the tournament.

Rafael Mendes

Rafael Mendes is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt world champion under the illustrious coach Ramon Lemos. Considered a BJJ phenom since his late teens, and acclaimed as “the king of the featherweight division” by many BJJ enthusiasts, Rafael was also one of the fighters that brought recognition to 50-50 Guard, a game he used to de-throne the former 5x world champion Rubens Charles. Rafael Mendes is also the brother of another Jiu Jitsu World Champion, Guilherme Mendes.