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Luiz Panza is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Born on February 2, 1990, Luiz Panza trains under coach Leo Vieira and represents the Checkmat team based in Long Beach, California.A super-heavyweight competitor, he is an IBJJF World No-Gi champion (2016) and a two-time IBJJF Pan champion (2014, 2016). He received his black belt in 2012 from Marcos Barbosa of Barbosa Jiu-Jitsu before joining Checkmat in 2014. Panza is a noted leglock specialist and is known for his high submission rate, with 78% of his black belt career wins coming by way of submission.

W/L Methods

MethodWinsLosses
Submission178
Points48
Advantage13
Other10
Decision12

Submission W/L Methods

Submission MethodWinsLosses
Armbar40
Straight Ankle Lock30
Knee Bar30
Triangle20
Ankle Lock10
Katagatame10
Calf Slicer10
Choke From the Back12
Footlock10
Inside Heel Hook01
Guillotine01
Triangle Arm Bar02
Toehold01
RNC01

Match History

W/L/DOpponentReplayMethodEventWeightDate
L C. Jones Replay Inside Heel Hook FloGrappling WNO: Craig Jones vs Luiz Panza Heavyweight2021
L F. Pena Replay Guillotine 2021 BJJ STARS V: Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight2021
L M. Gimenis Replay Points 2020 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2020
WJ. Gonçalves Replay Armbar 2020 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2020
WS. Maddox Replay Straight Ankle Lock 2020 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2020
L V. Gazola Replay Advantage 2019 IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight2019
L N. Meregali Replay Triangle Arm Bar 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2019
W R. Evangelista Replay Ankle Lock 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2019
L L. Lo Replay Triangle Arm Bar 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2019
W W. Peroto Replay Triangle 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2019
W J. Puopolo Replay Other 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2019
L R. Abreu Replay Decision Fight 2 Win 106 2019
L L. Lo Replay Points 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2018
W D. Souza Replay Straight Ankle Lock 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2018
L J. Rocha Replay Points 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W C. Farias Replay Armbar 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W F. Trovo Replay Katagatame 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2018
W R. Evangelista TriangleACB JJ 1394kgs2018
L J. Rocha PointsACB JJ 102018
W D. Danis Replay Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W D. Gerard Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2017
LB. FariaAdvantage 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2017
L L. Lo Replay Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
WB. Faria Replay Advantage 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
WG. Elias Replay Knee Bar 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W R. Evangelista Knee Bar2017 Berkut Heavyweight Grand PrixHeavyweight2017
W A. Trans Decision2017 Berkut Heavyweight Grand PrixHeavyweight2017
WM. KahawaiStraight Ankle Lock2017 Berkut Heavyweight Grand PrixHeavyweight2017
W P. Ardila-Ibarra Replay Armbar 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
W J. Dopp Replay Calf Slicer 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
L L. Nogueira Points 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
L E. Santos Advantage 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W P. Ardila-Ibarra Knee Bar 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
L F. Pena Toehold2015 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2015
LB. FariaPoints2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipAbsolute Division2015
W J. Rocha Points2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
W R. Ribeiro Points2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipAbsolute Division2015
L A. Trans Points2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
W R. Evangelista Armbar2014 IBJJF Pro League 3100kgs2014
LB. FariaChoke From the Back2014 IBJJF Pro League 3100kgs2014
L G. Tonon RNC2014 IBJJF World No-Gi ChampionshipAbsolute Division2014
W J. Puopolo Footlock2014 IBJJF World No-Gi ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2014
L F. Pena Decision2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2014
WK. KhalifaChoke From the Back2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2014
L A. Galvao Choke From the Back2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2014