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Micael Galvao, popularly known as "Mica", is a jiu-jitsu 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 submitted black belts in both gi and no-gi tournaments. He is a 2021 Abu Dhabi World Pro champion in the 77kg black belt division. His father Melqui Galvao runs Fight Sports Manaus.

  1. Gordon Ryan Beats Felipe Pena In Grudge Match, Meregali Outwrestles Lovato

    Gordon Ryan Beats Felipe Pena In Grudge Match, Meregali Outwrestles Lovato

    Aug 9, 2022

    Gordon Ryan defeated Felipe Pena in the Tezos WNO heavyweight title match on Sunday, August 7 in the main event, earning his first victory against the only man to beat him twice.
  2. Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena

    Live Updates & Results | Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena

    Aug 8, 2022

    A match that has been in the making for six years is just moments away. Tonight, after months of escalating trash talk, Gordon Ryan will finally get his rematch against the only man to submit him at black belt, the only man to defeat him twice, the 2017 ADCC Absolute Champion, Felipe Pena.
  3. Diogo Reis vs Estevan Martinez Could Earn Fight of the Night At Tezos WNO

    Diogo Reis vs Estevan Martinez Could Earn Fight of the Night At Tezos WNO

    Aug 3, 2022

    Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena presented by Fat Tire is coming to Dallas, TX on August 7, and will feature five main card bouts as well as two free undercard matchups.
  4. Nicholas Meregali Is The Perfect Test Of Lovato's "Timeless" Jiu-Jitsu

    Nicholas Meregali Is The Perfect Test Of Lovato's "Timeless" Jiu-Jitsu

    Aug 2, 2022

    Though some might be quick to count out 39-year old Rafael Lovato Jr. in his upcoming co-main event match against Nicholas Meregali on Tezos WNO, his recent performances suggests that the American legend only gets better—and more dangerous—with time.
  5. Gordon Still The Favorite, But Less So Than Ever | Tezos WNO Betting Lines

    Gordon Still The Favorite, But Less So Than Ever | Tezos WNO Betting Lines

    Jul 29, 2022

    Online betting sites have released money lines for Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena presented by Fat Tire. The August 7 card is scheduled to feature five main card bouts as well as two free undercard matchups. There are money lines for each, including straight up bets and juicy props. Check out the favorites, underdogs, over/unders, and more below.
  6. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    Jul 19, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  7. Official Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena Card Announced

    Official Tezos WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena Card Announced

    Jul 18, 2022

    By now, it should not be a secret that Gordon Ryan will face Felipe Pena in a no time limit submission only match on Tezos WNO on Sunday, August 7. That match, first announced on May 20, is now officially for the WNO heavyweight title, as Gordon recently defeated Pedro Marinho to capture the vacant belt. Gordon will put his strap on the line against the only opponent who has ever defeated him by submission, Felipe Pena.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan vs Pedro Marinho Will Be For WNO HW Title

    Grappling Bulletin: Gordon Ryan vs Pedro Marinho Will Be For WNO HW Title

    Jul 5, 2022

    America’s birthday weekend doesn’t get as much attention in other parts of the world. While fireworks went off in the Land of the Free, there were two major events in Europe: London played host to RAW grappling and Honor Submission Challenge took place in Italy.
  9. Pena, Mica, Andrey & Vagner To Headline Honor Submission Challenge July 3

    Pena, Mica, Andrey & Vagner To Headline Honor Submission Challenge July 3

    Jun 28, 2022

    Honor has brought in a group of decorated veterans and thrilling rookie black belts for its first event: Felipe Pena, Mica Galvo, Fabricio Andrey, and Vagner Rocha are all ready to throw down in the Mediterranean.
  10. Grappling Bulletin: Craig Jones Changes Division for ADCC 2022

    Grappling Bulletin: Craig Jones Changes Division for ADCC 2022

    Jun 27, 2022

    Hot on the heels of Garry Tonon is Craig Jones, who will make a bold move at ADCC in September when he enters a new weight class in search of the gold medal.
  11. Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Record Breakers & History Makers | Records Broken At The 2022 IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 16, 2022

    This 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.
  12. The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over

    The Rivalry Between Mica Galvao and Tye Ruotolo is Far From Over

    Jun 6, 2022

    It was a long shot but the one black belt final everybody had hoped to see went down at the 2022 IBJJF World Championships. One of the most competitive and uncertain lightweight line-ups of all time, there was no guarantee Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao would both make it out of their sides of the bracket for a showdown in the final.
  13. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF World Championships Finals

    Jun 5, 2022

    The 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.
  14. Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Tye & Mica On A Collision Course, Meregali In Absolute Final | Worlds 2022

    Jun 5, 2022

    The 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.
  15. Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Yes-Gi! The ADCC Competitors in Action at IBJJF Worlds

    Jun 2, 2022

    The worlds of gi and no-gi will collide at the IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach, California.