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Micael Galvao, popularly known as "Mica", is a jiu-jitsu brown belt competitor from Manaus, Brazil. Born on October 8, 2003, Galvao is known for his early success in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and no-gi grappling. As a teenager, Galvao has submitted black belts in both gi and no-gi tournaments. He is a 2020 Abu Dhabi World Pro champion in the 77kg brown belt division. His father Melqui Galvao runs Dream Art Manaus.

  1. Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Duarte Is A Safe Bet, But Not The Only One | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 21, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  2. Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Mikey vs Kade May Be The Best Potential Matchup At The WNO Championship

    Sep 16, 2021

    The men’s 155 lb division at the WNO Championship has shaped up to be one of the most exciting jiu-jitsu grand prixs in history. Any of the eight men in this stacked division could take home the championship belt, and the $30,000 prize that comes with it.
  3. The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    The Case For Betting Against The Favorite | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 15, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  4. Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Roberto Is The Top Dog; How Does Tye Fare? | WNO Championship Betting Lines

    Sep 14, 2021

    The online betting site BetOnline has released money lines for FloGrappling’s WNO Championship.
  5. The Best Submissions In WNO History

    The Best Submissions In WNO History

    Sep 13, 2021

    Who’s Number One (WNO) has emerged in the last 12 months as the premier no-gi superfight event in the world, and the WNO rules result in not only exciting matches but some of the best submission finishes in the sport.
  6. Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Gabi Garcia May Be A Clear Favorite, The Title Is Anything But A Guarantee

    Sep 13, 2021

    It’s not up for debate: Gabi Garcia is the overwhelming favorite for the women’s heavyweight division at the WNO Championships September 25-26.  She’s a 4x ADCC Champion, IBJJF World Champion, and veteran of the WNO Stage  - and over the course of her 12-year black belt career, she’s established herself as THE woman to beat.
  7. The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    The Commentators Cheat Sheet: WNO Championships 115 lb Division

    Sep 2, 2021

    Considering that the strawweight division has proven to be a well-spring of thrilling grapplers for WNO, it's no surprise that the women’s 115-lb division for the WNO Championship is one of the most hotly anticipated brackets of the tournament.
  8. 185-lb Division Dropped! See The Most Stacked WNO Championship Division

    185-lb Division Dropped! See The Most Stacked WNO Championship Division

    Aug 5, 2021

    Update (Sept 22) — Oliver Taza, who replaced Craig Jones, is out of the division, and will be replaced by Johnny Tama, a no-gi world champ.
  9. Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Grappling Bulletin: Lucas Barbosa Unleashes The Hulk To Win BJJBet GP

    Aug 2, 2021

    With Leandro Lo, Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa, Micael Galvao, Rousimar Palhares and William Tackett, BJJBet’s middleweight no-gi Grand Prix was one of the most anticipated events of the summer. The show also featured a number of IBJJF World champions in gi superfights, with Matheus Gabriel, Tayane Porfirio and Nicholas Meregali all stepping onto the mat.
  10. BJJ Bet II Official Weigh-In Results

    BJJ Bet II Official Weigh-In Results

    Aug 1, 2021

    The weigh-ins for the BJJ Bet middleweight no-gi tournament took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with all eight competitors making weight.
  11. Teenage Phenom Mica Galvao Awarded Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

    Teenage Phenom Mica Galvao Awarded Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

    Jul 9, 2021

    At just 17-years old, teenage phenom  Mica Galvao has been awarded his jiu-jitsu black belt by his father Melqui Galvao at their academy in Manaus, Brazil.
  12. Grappling Bulletin: Why Craig Jones Is Now The Guy To Beat in No-Gi

    Grappling Bulletin: Why Craig Jones Is Now The Guy To Beat in No-Gi

    Jun 21, 2021

    Less confrontational and more human on the mat than his teammate Gordon Ryan, Craig Jones has relished his role as “second place in everything”. Undefeated on WNO with four straight wins, he’s no longer the other guy– Jones has proved time and time again that he is the man to beat, and his match with Tye Ruotolo reaffirmed that.
  13. Live Updates & Results | WNO: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo

    Live Updates & Results | WNO: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo

    Jun 18, 2021

    The wait is over. After two months' delay, Craig Jones and Tye Ruotolo are ready to square off in another installment of the storied rivalry between Atos and the Danaher Death Squad.
  14. Grappling Bulletin: Keenan Out of WNO, Johnatha Beats Mica Galvao

    Grappling Bulletin: Keenan Out of WNO, Johnatha Beats Mica Galvao

    Jun 14, 2021

    Johnatha 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,.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Andre Galvao Will Defend ADCC Superfight Title in 2022

    Grappling Bulletin: Andre Galvao Will Defend ADCC Superfight Title in 2022

    Jun 7, 2021

    We 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?