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.
Jessa Khan Has Arrived In 2022, Dominant Outing In Absolute GP Superfight
Nov 21, 2022Last Friday, Jessa Khan had a dominant performance against black belt Kaori Hernandez at her IBJJF GP superfight. She started the match by coming up from the guard with crazy dog passing grips, passing immediately and worked her way quickly to mount, putting 17 points on the board before the first half of the match expired. The rest of the match was one way traffic, and Khan eventually snagged a triangle armbar while maintaining full control of the mat.
Live Updates & Results | IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix
Nov 19, 2022Tonight, eight of the top names in the IBJJF ranks will square off for $40,000 in the IBJJF Absolute Grand Prix. During the event, five pairings of the best athletes in their respective divisions will take the mat in huge, and unpredicted superfights. Follow along here throughout the night for real time results, updates and analysis!
The IBJJF Absolute GP Bracket Is Here!
Nov 16, 2022The IBJJF has just released the bracket for the IBJJF Absolute GP which goes down on Friday, November 18 in Costa Mesa, CA.
All Eight Names Revealed For November IBJJF Absolute GP
Nov 7, 2022The IBJJF has been trickling out names for its upcoming Absolute Grand Prix for nearly a month. Today the organization officially announced the last two competitors in the openweight bracket coming to FloGrappling on November 18.
Todos os 8 nomes têm sido revalados pelo IBJJF GP Absoluto em Novembro
Nov 3, 2022O IBJJF tem publicado os nomes do GP peso absoluto que acontecerá no próximo mês. Hoje, ele anunciou os próximos lutadores que lutarão na chave absoluta aqui em duas semana no FloGrappling.
The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship
Sep 14, 2022We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds
Jun 16, 2022This year's IBJJF World Championships was one of the most highly anticipated of all time. And it delivered, with amazing matchups, budding rivalries, and hours of great jiu-jitsu. In retrospect, it was also a historic year for the event. The 26th edition of IBJJF Worlds saw records broken and history made across the black belt divisions. Here are some of the most notable superlatives now in the history books.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals
Jun 5, 2022The semifinal matchups have been drawn, and the athletes are ready to take their shot for the top of the IBJJF World podium. Follow along with us here as the best gi competitors in the world try to climb to the no.1 spot.
Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022
Jun 5, 2022The first day of black belt competition at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships is wrapped up, and the final rounds of each division are set. This year, the brackets were whittled down to the final four men and the final two women in each division, meaning we now know which athletes will take the podium. All that is left is to decide who takes which medal.
Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds
Jun 2, 2022The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.
The Ultimate Guide: The 2022 IBJJF World Championships Black Belt Divisions
May 31, 2022The most anticipated gi tournament of the year returns to the iconic Walter Pyramid in just a few days time, and it is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most competitive editions of the tournament in its rich 25-year history.
The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds
May 15, 2022The ultra heavyweight division at this year’s IBJJF World Championship is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in a long time. The division once dominated by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is now open to be taken by another dominant force; and several key competitors are lining up to put their stamp on the federation’s heaviest weight division.
Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Could Happen at ADCC
May 9, 2022The penultimate ADCC Trials event is now complete and the total amount of competitors confirmed for Worlds in September stands at over 85%. One of Europe's top P4P black belts, Tommy Langaker came out of nowhere to claim his spot in the 77kg division. He'll join South American Trials winner Mica Galvao, who was busy in Brazil winning his first major IBJJF title as a black belt. What was a dream match-up suddenly became very possible.
25-Second Sub Proves Gutemberg Pereira Will Be A Podium Contender At ADCC
May 2, 2022Gutemberg Pereira was on a hot streak coming into his superfight against Fellipe Andrew at BJJ Stars 8. He went 4-0 at the 2nd South American ADCC Trials with a 100% submission rate; and he followed that up with back to back silver medal weekends in the gi, catching five submissions in five matches there.
Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars
May 2, 2022At only 18 years of age Mica Galvao is already one of the most-talked about athletes in jiu-jitsu. If you thought the attention he has received in any way unwarranted, last weekend's events would have put those doubts to bed.