Johnatha Alves is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Born on January 12, 1999, Alves trains under Gui Mendes and represents Art Of Jiu-Jitsu. He is a 2020 IBJJF Pan Champion. Alves is best known for his pressure passing style, and for his high submission rate when he gets to his opponent's back.
Fellipe Andrew Captures Double Gold At 2021 Pans: Day 5 Recap
Sep 6, 2021Fellipe Andrew won his first double-gold in an IBJJF major putting 18 points on Gustavo Batista in the absolute division final.
Early Round Matches You Won't Want To Miss At The 2021 IBJJF Pans
Aug 30, 2021The 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship looks to be an action-packed event, filled with several highly-anticipated black belt matches. While many division finals and semifinals may still be difficult to determine, there are a few matches in the early rounds of each division which stand out as must-watch jiu-jitsu. Here are some of the most exciting matches in the opening two rounds.
2021 IBJJF Pan Championship Brackets Released!
Aug 29, 2021The IBJJF has released the brackets and schedule for the five-day long 2021 Pan Championships, which begins on Wednesday, September 1. Find the brackets by division here, or see the event schedule by day here.
Who Can Topple The Returning Champs At The 2021 IBJJF Pans?
Aug 18, 2021The rosters for the 2021 IBJJF Pan Championship are stacked with returning champions, fan favorites, and rookies looking to break out. Some of the divisions have clear cut favorites to win gold, while others are harder to call. Here are our predictions for the favorites to reach the top of the podium, the dark horses who could steal the show, and the disruptors who could make things difficult for their division cohorts.
Grappling Bulletin: Keenan Out of WNO, Johnatha Beats Mica Galvao
Jun 14, 2021Johnatha Alves was able to stop the surging Mica Galvao and claimed $10,000 in the process. Keenan Cornelius has pulled out of WNO but one of his black belts has stepped up to replace him, and a well-known champion from the women’s divisions will make her MMA debut. All this and more in this week’s Grappling Bulletin,.
Grappling Bulletin: Andre Galvao Will Defend ADCC Superfight Title in 2022
Jun 7, 2021We asked what would happen to the ADCC superfight when word came that Gordon Ryan wasn't competing any more, but we didn't expect to get an update this quickly. Andre Galvao has confirmed his participation, the only question now is who will he face?
Grappling Bulletin: The Fastest Subs on WNO, Plus The History of Heel Hooks
Jun 1, 2021Well I certainly hope you enjoyed watching WNO last weekend as much as we did bringing it to you. It was a remarkable event with five out of nine matches ending via submission, and two matches ending quicker than most. Both the main and co-main event ended via heel hook, which we’ll discuss in depth later.
Updates & Results | Who's Number One: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza
May 28, 2021FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One is back in Austin, TX for another star-studded event. Tonight, Checkmat’s world champion heavyweight, Luiz Panza, will face Craig Jones, who is filling in for Gordon Ryan.
Official Weigh-In Results | Who's Number One: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza
May 27, 2021All 18 athletes are weighed in and ready to go for FloGrappling’s no-gi grappling event, Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza.
Betting Lines | Value Bets At Who's Number One: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza
May 24, 2021The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza.
Grappling Bulletin: If Gordon Ryan's Career Is Over, What Happens Next?
May 24, 2021Stop the press, Gordon Ryan's abrupt departure from all upcoming matches has thrown the no-gi grappling scene into disarray. What does Gordon do next if he can't compete? Who replaces him as the #1 in the world? And will professional grappling ever be the same without him?
AOJ's Johnatha Alves Makes No-Gi Debut vs DDS' Oliver Taza At WNO On May 28
May 7, 2021Oliver Taza will return to FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One mats on Friday, May 28, defending his newly-earned no.6 position in the welterweight rankings against Art Of Jiu-Jitsu’s Johnatha Alves.
Grappling Bulletin: Vagner Staves Off The New Generation
Apr 26, 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 LIVE on YouTube or Facebook.
Murasaki vs Kennedy?! Fire First Round Matches At EUG 160lb 8-man Bracket
Apr 3, 2021Here's how to watch the EUG 160lb 8-man tournament on FloGrappling. EUG Promotions will make their debut on April 3 with a professional invite-only jiu-jitsu tournament with a $10,000 cash prize.
Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan Doesn't See The Future, He Makes It Happen
Mar 29, 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.