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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
Submission5112
Points1015
Advantage34
Other10
Decision14

Submission W/L Methods

Submission MethodWinsLosses
Straight Ankle Lock110
Armbar91
Triangle52
Knee Bar50
Footlock30
Katagatame20
RNC21
Ankle Lock10
Mounted Triangle10
Calf Slicer10
Choke From the Back12
Flying Triangle10
Inside Heel Hook01
Guillotine01
Triangle Arm Bar02
Toehold01
Choke01

Match History

W/L/DOpponentReplayMethodEventWeightDate
L M. Gimenis Replay Advantage 2021 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2021
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
W V. Silverio Straight Ankle Lock2019 IBJJF San Jose OpenAbsolute Division2019
WJ. AndrewTriangle2019 IBJJF San Jose OpenAbsolute Division2019
WG. CrielloKatagatame2019 IBJJF San Jose OpenAbsolute Division2019
W V. Rodrigues Mounted Triangle2019 IBJJF San Jose OpenUltra Heavyweight2019
L R. Abreu Replay Decision Fight 2 Win 106 2019
W R. Cavaca RNCACB JJ 142018
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
L B. Faria Advantage 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2017
L L. Lo Replay Points 2017 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2017
W B. 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
W E. Kelly Footlock2016 IBJJF Los Angeles Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
W M. Diaz Straight Ankle Lock2016 IBJJF Los Angeles Pro ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2016
WJ. JuniorStraight Ankle Lock 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles 110kgs2016
W M. Aly Knee Bar 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles 110kgs2016
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
WL. SantosKnee Bar Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2016 Absolute Division2016
W O. Nalati Points Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2016 Absolute Division2016
LJ. JuniorPoints Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2016 Absolute Division2016
W A. Ceconi Replay Footlock 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
W M. Aly Advantage 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
WK. MouraStraight Ankle Lock 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W Y. Simões Points 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
W J. Puopolo Armbar 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2016
W E. Kelly Points 2016 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Super Heavyweight2016
L A. Marte Decision2016 UAEJJF New York ProHeavyweight2016
W M. Aly Advantage2016 UAEJJF New York ProHeavyweight2016
W N. Pontes Straight Ankle Lock2015 Abu Dhabi World Pro94kgs2015
W F. Al-Ketbi Points2015 Abu Dhabi World Pro94kgs2015
WF. PintoStraight Ankle Lock2015 Abu Dhabi World Pro94kgs2015
L F. Pena Points2015 Abu Dhabi World Pro94kgs2015
L F. Pena Toehold2015 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2015
L B. Faria Points2015 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 T. Stevens Other2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
L F. Pena Points2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
W J. Satava Other2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
D L. Nogueira Other2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
L T. Spriggs Points2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
L L. Lo Points2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
WL. GustavoOther2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
W C. Calasans Other2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
W G. Gracie Other2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
DD. SampaioOther2014 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2014
W T. Stevens Other2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
WR. BastosTriangle2014 Copa Podio94kgs2014
W R. Evangelista Armbar2014 IBJJF Pro League 3100kgs2014
L B. Faria Choke 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
WL. LeiteArmbar2014 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2014
W L. Rodrigues Straight Ankle Lock2014 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2014
L R. Vieira Choke2014 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2014
L R. Vieira Armbar2014 Abu Dhabi World Pro100kgs2014
W I. Silva Armbar2014 Abu Dhabi World Pro100kgs2014
WT. DeclavoPoints2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2014
W B. Faria Armbar2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2014
WT. JardimPoints2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2014
L K. Cornelius Points2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2014
L M. Hage DecisionFIVE Grappling California 1Absolute Division2014
L J. Sousa Triangle2013 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsHeavyweight2013
WM. BezerraFlying Triangle2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi ChampionshipHeavyweight2013
WM. BezerraOther2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
W A. Agazarm Armbar2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
L B. Faria Triangle2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
W J. Assis Straight Ankle Lock2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
WR. WuestTriangle2013 Pan No-Gi Jiu Jitsu ChampionsAbsolute Division2013
W V. Oliveira Other2013 Pan No-Gi Jiu Jitsu ChampionsAbsolute Division2013
W D. Simmler Other2013 Pan No-Gi Jiu Jitsu ChampionsHeavyweight2013
L R. Abreu Points2013 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
WD. AlmeidaRNC2013 Pre Pans FPJJ100kgs2013