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Roosevelt Sousa is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt representing Fight Sports. He won the 2022 ADCC South American Trials.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    The Deepest Ultra Heavy Division In Years Coming To Worlds

    May 15, 2022

    The ultra heavyweight division at this year’s IBJJF World Championship is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in a long time. The division once dominated by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is now open to be taken by another dominant force; and several key competitors are lining up to put their stamp on the federation’s heaviest weight division.
  5. Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Live Updates & Results | 2022 IBJJF Pans Finals

    Apr 10, 2022

    The 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.
  6. 13 Athletes Who Could Win ADCC South American Trials On 2nd Try

    13 Athletes Who Could Win ADCC South American Trials On 2nd Try

    Feb 9, 2022

    The 1st South American ADCC Trials delivered. Five divisions produced champions who are now qualified to compete at the 2022 ADCC World Championships in Las Vegas in September, and each of those champions fought through deep brackets to earn their spots.
  7. Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Feb 7, 2022

    The roster for the 2022 ADCC World Championships is beginning to take shape, as three of the eight qualifying trials are now complete, and one more is coming in Brazil on Saturday, February 12.
  8. Here Are The Winners of the 2022 ADCC 1st South American Trials

    Here Are The Winners of the 2022 ADCC 1st South American Trials

    Feb 5, 2022

    The following five winners all qualified for the 2022 ADCC World Championships in Las Vegas, on September 17-18.
  9. ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    ADCC Trials in Brazil: Who's In, How To Watch, Brackets & More

    Feb 5, 2022

    As a fan of no-gi grappling you've probably heard how important the ADCC Trials are.These qualifying events offer hopeful athletes from all over the world a chance at competing at the biennial ADCC World Championships, with the 2022 edition coming up on September 17-18 in Las Vegas.
  10. Galvao, Andrey, Tulio & More Confirmed For The ADCC South American Trials

    Galvao, Andrey, Tulio & More Confirmed For The ADCC South American Trials

    Jan 11, 2022

    The 2022 South American ADCC Trials are now just a few weeks away. On February 5th, five male athletes will earn their spots in the 2022 ADCC World Championships by fighting through a bracket of ambitious opponents. A week later, on February 12th, five more males and two female athletes will punch their tickets to Las Vegas, the home of ADCC 2022.
  11. World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    World Pro Recap: Galvao Taps Levi; 2 Reigning Champs Headed To 69 kg Final

    Nov 18, 2021

    After an intense round of country qualifiers yesterday at the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships, the main brackets kicked off today. Some of the best competitors from all around the globe took the stage for a shot at World Pro gold, and thousands of dollars in prizes.
  12. World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    World Pro Recap: Mica Galvao Submits 2 Of 3 In First Black Belt Appearance

    Nov 17, 2021

    The main brackets for the 13th Edition of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship are now finalized, as each of the country qualifiers have concluded. Many of the Brazilian athletes hoping to represent their country in the main brackets had to fight through deep divings among some of the most reputable opposition in the entire roster just to earn a spot in the World Pro tournament.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Apr 5, 2021

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