Meyram Maquine Alves is a jiu-jitsu black belt competitor. In 2021 he claimed gold at the IBJJF Brazilian National Championships in the light-featherweight division. He represents the Dream Art team.
Andrew Shines, Pessanha Wins 4th, Al Katheeri Makes History At World Pro
Nov 21, 2022Zayed Al Katheeri made history on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, becoming the first UAE-born athlete to win gold in the black belt pro division at the Abu Dhabi World Pro.
Matheus Gabriel Wins BJJ Stars 9 GP In Event Honoring Leandro Lo
Oct 24, 2022Matheus Gabriel defeated Meyram Maquine in the BJJ Stars 9 Lightweight GP final, capturing the $19,000 grand prize in an event honoring the memory of Leandro Lo.
Bracket Released: See The BJJ Stars 9 Lightweight GP Lineup!
Oct 20, 2022The athletes have weighed in, and the nine superfights coming to BJJ Stars 9 tomorrow night are official.
Matheus Gabriel, Meyram Alves & The Lightweight GP Coming To BJJ Stars 9
Oct 11, 2022BJJ Stars is set to return in Brazil and on FloGrappling on Friday, October 21 for a lightweight grand prix. The eight-man gi bracket, dedicated to the memory of Leandro Lo, will feature two IBJJF world champions, and a battery of top contenders hungry to make their mark on the division.
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.
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.
Forget The Closeouts, Pay Attention To These Deserving Pan Champs Instead
Apr 12, 2022Now the dust has settled on Pans I've had time to reflect on the events of the second-most important event on the IBJJF calendar.
Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals
Apr 10, 2022The stacked black belt divisions have been whittled down to just eight men and just two women each. By the end of the day, nineteen IBJJF Pans black belt champions will be crowned. Follow the action here all day long as the fields narrow in each weight category. These are the latest results (updated by the minute) at the 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships.
Pans Cheat Sheet: Top 15 Early Round Black Belt Matches, Mats & Times
Apr 5, 2022Two days, 19 divisions, dozens of top-level athletes in the black belt division: it can be difficult to figure out exactly when to direct your attention to which mat during the 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships. We’ve got you covered.
Grappling Bulletin: 2021, A Year of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling in Review
Jan 4, 2022The return of Worlds, the growth of WNO, and the emergence of a new generation of champion grapplers– just a handful of the high points of a rollercoaster 12-month period that rarely took its foot off the gas pedal. Of course, there were also less positive happenings; confrontations, team splits, and more.
Everything You Need To Know Before Today's IBJJF World Championship Finals
Dec 12, 2021The 2021 IBJJF Worlds finals are set! The absolute divisions and the women’s divisions have been whittled down to a single remaining match to decide this year’s champions; and the male divisions have been narrowed to eight men each.
Worlds Brackets Released! See The 11 Most Interesting Early Round Matches
Dec 5, 2021The brackets for the 25th edition of the IBJJF World Championships are now official. Those brackets are available here via bjjcompsystem.com. The number of potentially exciting matchups is expansive, but there are a few matches guaranteed in the early rounds that you can’t miss. We’ve sifted through the black belt divisions to identify the best first round pairings — as well as likely second round matches — that are bound to provide some of the best jiu-jitsu action of the year.
The Rookie Black Belts Spearheading The Rise Of The Next Gen At Worlds
Dec 2, 2021The IBJJF World Championships gives jiu-jitsu fans an opportunity to watch their favorite veteran athletes as they hunt for a first, or a repeat world title. It’s a showcase for the best and most beloved grapplers on the planet. But it’s also an opportunity for brand new black belts to earn their recognition, try to ascend the ranks, and — perhaps — start dynastic runs atop the World podium.
World Pro Finals Recap: Galvao Submits Mathiesen, Becomes Youngest Champ
Nov 19, 2021The 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships came to a close this morning in Abu Dhabi. Eleven of the 12 titlists were Brazilians, including several newly-crowned champions.