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Joao Gabriel Rocha (born July 11, 1991) is an ultra-heavyweight Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt competitor from Rio de Janeiro. He is an Abu Dhabi World Pro champion, an IBJJF World Championship silver medalist and an ADCC World Championship silver medalist. Rocha originally represented Soul Fighters and was later one of the founding members of the Double Five team. In February 2022 he announced that he would join Alliance.

W/L Methods

MethodWinsLosses
Submission3110
Points3014
Advantage63
Decision53
Other30
Penalty12

Submission W/L Methods

Submission MethodWinsLosses
Choke From the Back90
Armbar42
RNC40
Choke from Mount20
Choke20
Toehold11
Armlock10
Anaconda Choke10
Calf Slicer10
Triangle10
Straight Ankle Lock10
Heel Hook04
Ankle Lock01
Ezekiel01

Match History

W/L/DOpponentReplayMethodEventWeightDate
WJ. Batista Replay Choke From the Back 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2020
W J. Watson Replay Points 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2020
W G. Almeida Replay Armbar 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2020
WG. Cordiviola Replay Choke From the Back 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2020
WL. D’Avila Replay Toehold 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2020
W A. Porfirio Replay Armlock 2020 American National IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Absolute Division2020
L K. Duarte Points BJJ Stars 2020
L K. Boehm Replay Heel Hook 2020 KASAI Pro 7 Heavyweight2020
L L. Barbosa Replay Points 2020 KASAI Pro 7 Heavyweight2020
W P. Azambuja Replay Anaconda Choke 2020 KASAI Pro 7 Heavyweight2020
L J. Sousa PointsAbu Dhabi King of Mats Rio de JaneiroHeavyweight2019
L R. Abreu Replay Decision 2019 IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight2019
W P. Gaudio Replay Decision 2019 IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight2019
W V. Gazola Replay Points 2019 IBJJF Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight2019
W J. Gracie Replay Points 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
W K. Duarte Replay Penalty 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
L K. Duarte Replay Other 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
W J. Sousa Replay Other 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
W I. Silva Replay Advantage 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
W G. Labinski Replay Points 2019 King of Mats Moscow Heavyweight2019
W Y. Hammadi Replay Choke From the Back 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 110kgs2019
W K. Varando Replay Points 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 110kgs2019
W K. Kim Replay Other 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 110kgs2019
W R. Evangelista Replay Advantage 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 110kgs2019
W M. “Buchecha” AdvantageBJJ Stars2019
L G. Ryan Replay Points Kasai Super Series 1 Heavyweight2019
W N. Meregali PointsACB JJ 142018
W T. McMahon Replay Armbar 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
L M. “Buchecha” Replay Decision 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W A. Gobi Points 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W L. Panza Replay Points 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
L M. “Buchecha” PointsACB JJ 1394kgs2018
W L. Panza PointsACB JJ 102018
W G. Elias Replay Points 2018 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W R. Evangelista Replay Armbar 2018 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2018
W M. Wilson Replay RNC 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Absolute Division2017
W J. Dopp Replay Points 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Ultra Heavyweight2017
W K. Cornelius Replay Points 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Absolute Division2017
W A. Maidana Replay RNC 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Absolute Division2017
L L. Barbosa Replay Points 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Absolute Division2017
L R. Abreu Replay Advantage 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Ultra Heavyweight2017
W J. Brasco Replay Calf Slicer 2017 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Absolute Division2017
W M. Gimenis Other2017 IBJJF New York Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2017
W O. Nalati Advantage2017 IBJJF New York Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2017
L M. “Buchecha” Replay Ankle Lock 2017 IBJJF Pro League Grand Prix - Heavyweight Heavyweight2017
W M. Cruz Replay Advantage 2017 IBJJF Pro League Grand Prix - Heavyweight Heavyweight2017
WJ. RickelTriangle2017 Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsUltra Heavyweight2017
W J. Combs Armbar2017 Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2017
W L. Pinheiro Other2017 Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2017
W A. Johnson Replay Straight Ankle Lock 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W N. Meregali Replay Other 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W J. Puopolo Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2017
L M. “Buchecha” Ezekiel 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2017
L L. Lo Replay Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
L A. Trans Decision2017 Berkut Heavyweight Grand PrixHeavyweight2017
W M. Oliveira Decision2017 Berkut Heavyweight Grand PrixHeavyweight2017
W W. Peroto Choke From the Back 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W L. Lepri Replay Points 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W E. Santos Replay Choke from Mount 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W L. Lepri Replay Points 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
L L. Lo Replay Toehold 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
WG. Elias Replay Choke From the Back 2017 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2017
W M. Aly Points2016 IBJJF New York Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
W C. Farias Points2016 IBJJF New York Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
W J. Puopolo Replay Decision Fight 2 Win Pro 17 225lbs2016
WG. EliasPoints2016 IBJJF Los Angeles Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
L M. Diaz Advantage2016 IBJJF Los Angeles Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
L M. “Buchecha” Points2016 IBJJF Pro League – GPAbsolute Division2016
W F. Pena Advantage2016 IBJJF Pro League – GPAbsolute Division2016
W A. Trans Decision 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2016
L M. “Buchecha” Armbar 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2016
WP. MouraOther 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2016
L T. Spriggs Replay Points 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W I. Schneider Replay Choke 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W M. Santana Replay Points 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W A. Marte Points2015 ADCC World Championships2015
L J. Dopp Penalty2015 ADCC World Championships2015
W R. Vieira Points2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
L C. Calasans Penalty2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
W V. Rocha Points2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
WJ. LeesPoints2015 ADCC World Championships2015
L V. Magalhaes Heel Hook2015 ADCC World Championships2015
W A. Agazarm Decision2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
L B. Faria Points2015 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2015
W E. Santos RNC2015 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2015
W Y. Simões Choke From the Back2015 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2015
WK. MouraChoke From the Back2015 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
WK. DamascenoChoke2015 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
L J. Sousa Points2015 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2015
WG. EliasPoints2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
L L. Panza Points2015 IBJJF Pan American ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2015
L M. “Buchecha” Heel Hook2013 ADCC World Championships2013
WD. AvellanPoints2013 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2013
WM. WilsonRNC2013 ADCC World Championships2013
W J. Dopp Points2013 ADCC World Championships2013
W J. Pietiläinen Points2013 ADCC World Championships2013
L D. Lister Heel Hook2013 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2013
L L. Lo Advantage2013 IBJJF Rio OpenAbsolute Division2013
WG. FilhoChoke from Mount2013 IBJJF Rio OpenSuper Heavyweight2013
W R. Evangelista Choke From the Back2013 IBJJF Rio OpenAbsolute Division2013
W L. Leite Choke From the Back2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
W R. Jr. Points2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
L R. Vieira Armbar2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
L B. Faria Points2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
WR. RezendeOther2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
W J. Assis Points2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
W L. Nogueira Points2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
L A. Neto Points2013 Abu Dhabi World Pro100kgs2013