Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Born on December 20, 1980, Abreu is an ADCC absolute champion and IBJJF World No-GI champion. He is the founder and team leader of Fight Sports, headquartered in Miami, FL and with locations around the world. Abreu received his black belt from Francisco "Toco" Albuquerque. An ultra-heavyweight competitor, "Cyborg" is known for his success in no-gi jiu-jitsu and grappling competition and invented the position known as the "tornado guard". Abreu was voted the 2020 Male Grappler of the Year in the FloGrappling Awards.
Road To Gold: How 8 New ADCC Champs Took Over
Sep 24, 2022Last week, eight athletes wrote their names into the ADCC history books, becoming champions of the 2022 edition of the tournament and the biggest grappling tournament in history. See the champions, the context, and each of their matches en route to gold below.
Ffion Davies Becomes First British ADCC Champion
Sep 19, 2022Ffion Davies won ADCC gold in the -60kg division on her third appearance at the tournament, becoming the first British-born athlete to stand atop the ADCC podium.
Kade Ruotolo Becomes Youngest Ever ADCC Champ; 100% Finish Rate
Sep 19, 2022Kade Ruotolo put his name forever in the ADCC history books in his 2022 ADCC campaign, collecting a gold medal in the 77kg division and becoming the youngest champion in ADCC history.
Gordon Ryan Makes History, First To Win ADCC In 3 Weight Divisions
Sep 19, 2022Gordon Ryan set his name in the history books at ADCC with his submission win over Nick Rodriguez in the +99kg final, becoming the first athlete in history to win titles in three separate weight categories.
ADCC 2022: 3 Bronze-Medal Matches with Gold-Medal Action
Sep 18, 2022Get the scoop on three third-place matches that are worth the re-watch from the ADCC 2022 World Championships.
Meet Your ADCC Finalists
Sep 18, 2022After a day and a half of nonstop action, our 2022 ADCC World Championship contenders have fought their way into the finals. Here’s a recap of each athlete’s path from opening rounds to final rounds of the biggest ADCC in history.
The Finals Are Set | Here Are The 2022 ADCC Finalists
Sep 18, 2022What started as 96 athletes has been whittled down to just 14. Each of the ADCC finalists have been named, and seven of them will be declared 2022 ADCC World Champions.
Standouts, Shutdowns, Submissions, & More: the Best Matches from ADCC Day 1
Sep 18, 2022The first day of the ADCC 2022 World Championships is officially in the books. Here’s a recap of some of the most iconic matches of Day 1, featuring highlight-reel submissions, “wars for score,” and nail-biting decisions.
Mica, Meregali, Roosevelt e Gordon são destaques em primeiro dia de ADCC
Sep 18, 2022O primeiro dia do ADCC 2022, realizado na cidade de Las Vegas, no estado de Nevada, nos Estados Unidos, quebrou várias expectativas dos fãs de Jiu-Jitsu em todo mundo.
The Semifinals Are Set | See Who's Left For ADCC Day 2
Sep 18, 2022After 68 matches, the first day of ADCC is wrapped up, and the semifinals in each of the seven divisions are set for the start of day two.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 ADCC World Championships
Sep 17, 2022After three years of waiting, the 2022 ADCC World Championships are upon us. Live from Las Vegas, Nevada at the Thomas and Mack Center, a chance at making history beckons for the 96 athletes who have ventured from around the into the Mojave Desert. Follow along here for updates on finals action!
Dig In! The ADCC Bracket Breakdown Is Here!
Sep 17, 2022All 97 athletes have weighted in. All seven brackets have been drawn and certified. ADCC is here! See each of the brackets, review the top four seeds, and celebrate several incredible first round matches promised by the brackets below!
The Ultimate Guide To ADCC 2022 | Everything You Need To Know
Sep 16, 2022After three years of anticipation, the biggest submission wrestling event ever has arrived. The 2022 ADCC World Championships goes down in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept 18, after a long season of preparation, qualification and grueling training.
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.
The Biggest Teams Coming To ADCC 2022
Sep 14, 2022ADCC 2022 is just a few days away, and while some teams are sending one or two athletes to the event — a feat, itself — others are sending armies. These are the largest teams headed to ADCC in Las Vegas this weekend: