Top 20 Martial Artist celebrities in Brazil
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Martial Artist celebrities [Updated June 2, 2023].
Mayra Aguiar was born
on August 3, 1991
in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
She won the gold medal at the Pan American Championships in 2010 in the Half-Heavyweight division.
Rodrigo Medeiros was born
on January 11, 1977
He is known for having founded the Brasa Jiu Jitsu camp in Buzios, Rio de Janeiro. He has won first place at multiple championships including in the CBJJO Copa do Mundo Championships, the CBJJ Pan American Championships, and the CBJJ World Championships.
Romulo Barral was born
on May 3, 1983
He founded his own Gracie Barra academy in southern California in 2011.
Bruno Malfacine was born
on August 28, 1986
He won the 2010 IBJJF European Open Championship. His 10 World Championship gold medals set the then-new record in 2018 for most by a single competitor.
Joao Miyao was born
on May 11, 1991
in Parana, Brazil.
He won the IBJJF Pan American Championship from 2014 to 2018. He has over 210,000 followers on his Instagram account.
Rudson Mateus was born
on July 15, 1995
He started his own instructional jiu jitsu YouTube channel in 2018.
Tayane Porfírio was born
on December 11, 1994
In 2017, she accomplished the unprecedented feat of winning gold at the World, European, Pan Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Nationals in the same year,
Thalison Vitorino Soares was born
on May 21, 1999
He won the gold medal at the 2018 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship in April 2018 as a purple belt. He earned his brown belt in June 2018.
Lucas Lepri was born
on September 19, 1984
He won three straight World No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Championships between 2009-2011. He also won four straight No-Gi Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships between 2009-2012.