Born in Salvador, Bahia but now living and training in Rio de Janeiro at GF Team headquarters. Double gold champion at the 2015 No-Gi World Championships.
Grappling Bulletin: Why This IBJJF Worlds Will Be Unlike Any Other
Nov 29, 2021The most anticipated gi event of the year draws nearer. 10 days from now grapplers from around the world will convene in Anaheim, CA for the 2021 IBJJF World Championship.
World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ
Nov 19, 2021The 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships came to a close this morning in Abu Dhabi. Eleven of the 12 titlists were Brazilians, including several newly-crowned champions.
World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final
Nov 18, 2021After an intense round of country qualifiers yesterday at the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships, the main brackets kicked off today. Some of the best competitors from all around the globe took the stage for a shot at World Pro gold, and thousands of dollars in prizes.
World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance
Nov 17, 2021The main brackets for the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship are now finalized, as each of the country qualifiers have concluded. Many of the Brazilian athletes hoping to represent their country in the main brackets had to fight through deep divings among some of the most reputable opposition in the entire roster just to earn a spot in the World Pro tournament.
Abu Dhabi World Pro Is Back! See Who's In & Who Still Needs To Qualify
Nov 11, 2021The 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro kicks off on Sunday, November 14 in the UAE. A truly international event with significant cash prizes at stake, the World Pro attracts decorated veterans and hopeful up and comers from across the globe. The title of World Pro Champion is one of the most coveted in all of jiu-jitsu; it’s accompanied by prestige, national pride, and thousands of dollars in prize money.
Big Deal Pro 3 Will Shake Up The Ultra Heavyweight Rankings
Jul 2, 2021The Brazil-based Big Deal Pro is set to launch its first card on FloGrappling for Big Deal Pro 3 on July 10.
Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect
Apr 5, 2021Don't forget to watch the Grappling Bulletin podcast, every Monday at 3:30pm ET. Watch it on FloGrappling.com or the app, or catch it on YouTube or Facebook.
Five Major Takeaways From BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix
Feb 8, 2021We had a lot of questions going into BJJ Stars V. Some concerned the favorites, Felipe Andrew and Nicholas Meregali, both of whom had relatively inactive 2020 seasons. Other questions revolved around the underdogs and dark horses, rookies and veterans who would have a tough climb in a bracket with four world champs.
Grappling Bulletin: Felipe Pena Wins Brazil's Biggest Pro Jiu-Jitsu Event
Feb 8, 2021Felipe Pena cruised to victory at the BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix but it was a night of surprises and upsets. Find out what you need to know in this week's Grappling Bulletin. Don't forget to watch the live Grappling Bulletin show at 4:30pm CT on the FloGrappling site, app, YouTube channel and Facebook pages.
Live Updates & Results | BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix
Feb 6, 2021BJJ Stars is back on FloGrappling for the Heavyweight Grand Prix. If you're outside of Brazil, you can watch it here on Saturday, Feb. 6 starting at 4 p.m. CT.
Look At The Best First Round Matches At BJJ Stars V: Heavyweight Grand Prix
Feb 5, 2021The BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix is official now that the drawing for first round matches is complete. The two favorites, Nicholas Meregali and Felipe Pena have been placed on opposite sides of the bracket. If this highly-anticipated rematch comes to pass, it will be for the title of Grand Prix Champion.
Longtime Rivals On Collision Course at BJJ Stars Heavyweight Grand Prix
Feb 2, 2021BJJ STARS V: Heavyweight Grand Prix is bound to stir up some old grudges and add new layers to the deeply interwoven heavyweight divisions. The eight-man bracket will feature some of the most consistently top-performing heavyweights and super heavyweights of the last five years.
Five World Champs On Heavyweight Grand Prix Roster For BJJ STARS V
Jan 19, 2021BJJ Stars returns to FloGrappling with a Heavyweight Grand Prix which is sure to be electric. Eight of the most explosive Brazilian heavyweights will take their shots at a massive cash prize.
HUGE Showdowns at Fight 2 Win 111: Gutemberg vs Erberth, Diniz vs Batista
May 1, 2019It has been a waiting game for the F2W heavyweight champ, Gutemberg Pereira.
Gutemberg Pereira Takes On Tim Spriggs In East Coast Rumble
Apr 10, 2018Fight To Win Pro rolls into Baltimore this Friday night for its 70th event, and the promotion is bringing a fire headliner along with it: Tim Spriggs versus Gutemberg Pereira.