World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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World Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Competition details
Location Long Beach, California
Local name(s)Mundials, Worlds
Discipline Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Organiser International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
Divisions
Current weight divisionsUltra Heavyweight: over 221.0 lbs (+100.5 kg)
Super Heavyweight: under 221.0 lbs (-100.5 kg)
Heavyweight: under 207.5 lbs (-94.3 kg)
Medium Heavyweight: under 194.5 lbs (-88.3 kg)
Middleweight: under 181.0 lbs (-82.3 kg)
Lightweight: under 167.5 lbs (-76 kg)
Featherweight: under 154.0 lbs (-70 kg)
Light Featherweight: under 141.0 lbs (-64 kg)
Roosterweight: under 126.5 lbs (-57 kg)
(with gi) [1]
History
First edition1996
Editions21
Most winsMarcus Almeida (11)

The World Jiu-Jitsu Championship (commonly known as Mundials) is the most prestigious Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) tournament in the world. They are hosted annually by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. The first Mundial tournament to be held outside of Brazil was in 2007 at California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, California, United States. This trend continued with the 2008 Mundials, once again in Long Beach, California. The first World Championship was held in 1996 at the Tijuca Tênis Clube gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has since grown tremendously, with over 1650 competitors (including 250 foreign athletes) fighting before a crowd of over 12,000 in the 2005 championship.

International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation organization

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) is a for-profit company that hosts several of the biggest Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) tournaments in the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The federation was created by Carlos Gracie, Jr., who is the head of one of the largest Brazilian jiu-jitsu associations, Gracie Barra. The IBJJF uses the rule set of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu.

California State University, Long Beach public university in Long Beach, California, United States

California State University, Long Beach is a public university in Long Beach, California. It is the third largest campus of the 23-school California State University system (CSU) and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment, its student body numbering 37,776 for the Fall 2016 semester. The university continues to receive record numbers of applicants; for Fall 2018, it received 102,000 undergraduate applications—the most of any CSU campus. As of Fall 2014, the school had 2,283 total faculty, with 36.7 percent of those faculty on the tenure track. With 5,286 graduate students, the university enrolls one of the largest graduate student populations across the CSU system and in the state of California. The university is located in the Los Altos neighborhood of Long Beach at the southeastern coastal tip of Los Angeles County, less than one mile from the border with Orange County. The university offers 82 different Bachelor's degrees, 65 types of Master's degrees, and four Doctoral degrees.

Long Beach, California City in California, United States

Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Los Angeles metropolitan area of Southern California. As of 2010, its population was 462,257. It is the 39th most populous city in the United States and the 7th most populous in California. Long Beach is the second-largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and the third largest in Southern California behind Los Angeles and San Diego. Long Beach is a charter city.

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IBJJF Black Belt World Champions in Men's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by Year and Weight

Year57 kg64 kg70 kg76 kg82 kg88 kg94 kg100 kg+100 kgAbsolute
1996 Flag of Brazil.svg Renato Barreto (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Helio Moreira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Royler Gracie (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Paulo Barroso (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Correa (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Magalhães (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Gurgel (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Ricardo Liborio (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Mario Sperry (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Amaury Bitteti (1/2)
1997 Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura (1/5) Flag of Angola.svg João Roque (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Royler Gracie (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Feitosa (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Magalhães (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Gurgel (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Mario Sperry (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Luiz Guilherme (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Amaury Bitteti (2/2)
1998 Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Ferreira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Royler Gracie (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Leo Vieira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Vasconcelos (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Correa (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Magalhães (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Traven (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Mario Sperry (3/3)
1999 Flag of Brazil.svg Omar Salum (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Royler Gracie (4/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Vitor Ribeiro (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Alexandre Paiva (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Murilo Bustamante (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Leo Leite (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Traven (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodrigo Medeiros (1/2)
2000 Flag of Brazil.svg Omar Salum (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura (4/5) Flag of the United States.svg BJ Penn (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Vitor Ribeiro (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Augusto (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Magalhães (4/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Gurgel (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Leo Leite (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodrigo Medeiros (2/2)
2001 Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Pitel (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Ricardo Vieira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Fredson Paixao (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Feitosa (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Vitor Ribeiro (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Pontes (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Gurgel (4/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Marques (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Corleta (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Pontes (2/2)
2002 Flag of Brazil.svg Marcos Norat (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Carlos Lemos (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Fredson Paixao (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Feitosa (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Delson Heleno (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Leopoldo (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Vella (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Cruz (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Cruz (2/3)
2003 Flag of Brazil.svg Felipe Costa (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bibiano Fernandes (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Mario Reis (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Moraes (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Augusto (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Cassio Werneck (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Jefferson Moura (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Erik Wanderley (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabrício Werdum (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcio Cruz (3/3)
2004 Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Moraes (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernardo Vieira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Mario Reis (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Moraes (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Braulio Estima (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (1/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (1/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Fabrício Werdum (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Ronaldo Souza (1/3)
2005 Flag of Brazil.svg Samuel Braga (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Bibiano Fernandes (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Fredson Paixao (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Celso Vinicius (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Ronaldo Souza (2/3) Flag of the United States.svg Robert Drysdale (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (2/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Francisco Fernandes (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Ronaldo Souza (3/3)
2006 Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Otero (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bibiano Fernandes (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Celso Vinicius (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Braulio Estima (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (2/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (3/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Gonzaga (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (3/7)
2007 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (1/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Leite (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (4/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (4/10) Flag of the United States.svg Rafael Lovato Jr. (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (5/10)
2008 Flag of Brazil.svg Caio Terra (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Samuel Braga (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Celso Vinicius (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Sergio Moraes (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (5/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Antonio Braga Neto (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (6/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (6/7)
2009 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (2/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Mendes (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Michael Langhi (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Braulio Estima (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (7/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Vella (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (8/10)
2010 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (3/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Pablo Silva (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (1/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Michael Langhi (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Tarsis Humphreys (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Faria (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (9/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodrigo Cavaca (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie (10/10)
2011 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (4/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Mendes (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (2/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Gilbert Burns (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Sergio Moraes (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Leo Nogueira (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Antonio Braga Neto (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira (2/5)
2012 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (5/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Mendes (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (3/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (1/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Otavio Souza (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Leo Nogueira (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (1/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (2/11)
2013 Flag of Brazil.svg Caio Terra (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Moraes (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Augusto Mendes (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (2/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Otavio Souza (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Faria (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (3/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (4/11)
2014 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (6/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Mendes (4/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (4/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri (2/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (3/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (5/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (6/11)
2015 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (7/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Paulo Miyao (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (5/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Michael Langhi (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Claudio Calasans (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro (7/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Faria (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Lucas (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Faria (4/4)
2016 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (8/10) Flag of Brazil.svg Ary Farias (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes (6/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Otavio Souza (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (5/6) Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Alexandro Ceconi (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (7/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (8/11)
2017 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (9/10) Flag of the United States.svg Michael Musumeci (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Arges (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Nicholas Meregali (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Erberth Santos (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (9/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (10/11)
2018 Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine (10/10) Flag of the United States.svg Michael Musumeci (2/2) Flag of the United States.svg Shane Hill-Taylor (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Isaque Bahiense (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Barbosa (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Mahamed Aly (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Felipe Pena (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida (11/11) Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo (6/6)

11 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Marcus Almeida, 2012-2018

10 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Roger Gracie, 2004-2010

Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Malfacine, 2007-2018

7 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Xande Ribeiro, 2004-2015

6 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Mendes, 2010-2016

Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Lo, 2012-2018

5 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Saulo Ribeiro, 1997-2002

Flag of Brazil.svg Robson Moura, 1997-2007

Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Garcia, 2004-2011

Flag of Brazil.svg Rodolfo Vieira, 2011-2014

Flag of Brazil.svg Romulo Barral, 2007-2014

Flag of Brazil.svg Rubens Charles, 2006-2017

Flag of Brazil.svg André Galvão, 2005-2017

Flag of Brazil.svg Lucas Lepri, 2007-2018

4 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Royler Gracie, 1996-1999

Flag of Brazil.svg Roberto Magalhães, 1996-2000

Flag of Brazil.svg Fabio Gurgel, 1996-2001

Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Mendes, 2009-2014

Flag of Brazil.svg Bernardo Faria, 2010-2015

IBJJF Black Belt World Champions in Women's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by year and weight

YearHostLight Heavy 
1998 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Tais Ramos (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rosângela Conceição (1/3)
YearHostLight Middle Heavy 
1999 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Alessandra Vieira (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Alessandra Oliveira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Cristina Pereira (1/1)
YearHost-48 kg-53 kg-58 kg-64 kg-69 kg-74 kg+74  kgn/a Absolute
2000 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Daniela Figueredo (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (1/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Alessandra Oliveira (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Renata Pimentel (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Erika Paes (1/1)
2001 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Michelle (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (1/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Claudia Oliveira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Juliana Vieira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Carolina Ferreira (1/1)
2002 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Virginia Maria (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (2/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Alessandra Vieira (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (1/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Mirela Cortes (1/2)
2003 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Daniele Silva (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Andrezza Pinho (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (2/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Poliana Lago (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Rosângela Conceição (2/3)
2004 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Daniele Piermatei (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (2/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (3/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Poliana Lago (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Mirela Cortes (2/2)
2005 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Daniele Piermatei (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (3/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Alessandra Vieira (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Poliana Lago (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Rosângela Conceição (3/3)
2006 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (1/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (3/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Kyra Gracie (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Caroline de Lazzerok (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Luiza Fernandes (1/1)
2007 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (2/8) Flag of France.svg Laurence Cousin (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (4/7) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Emily Kwok (1/1) Flag of South Africa.svg Penny Thomas (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (3/8)
2008 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Mirian Cerqueira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (4/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Kyra Gracie (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (5/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Laura Cordeiro (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (1/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Kyra Gracie (3/4)
2009 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (4/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (5/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir (1/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (6/7) Flag of South Africa.svg Penny Thomas (2/2) Flag of the United States.svg Lana Stefanac (1/2) Flag of the United States.svg Lana Stefanac (2/2)
2010 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (5/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade (6/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Kyra Gracie (4/4) Flag of the United States.svg Hillary Williams (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (4/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (2/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir (2/5)
2011 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (6/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (5/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir (3/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack (7/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Talita Nogueira (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (3/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (4/6)
2012 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro (7/7) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (6/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (1/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir (4/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernanda Mazelli (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (5/6) Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia (6/6)
2013 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Gezary Matuda (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Marina Ribeiro (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (2/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir (5/5) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (7/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Andresa Correa (1/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (3/8)
YearHost-48 kg-53 kg-58 kg-64 kg-69 kg-74 kg-80  kg+80 kgAbsolute
2014 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Shiho Yaginuma (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Gezary Matuda (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini (8/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (4/8) Flag of Sweden.svg Janni Larsson (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Laura Cordeiro (2/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Andresa Correa (2/3) Flag of Finland.svg Venla Luukkonen (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (5/7)
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Rikako Yuasa (1/4) Flag of the United States.svg Mackenzie Dern (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (6/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Luiza Monteiro (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Laura Cordeiro (3/3) Flag of Lithuania.svg Dominyka Obelenyte (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernanda Mazelli (2/3) Flag of Lithuania.svg Dominyka Obelenyte (2/4)
2016 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Rikako Yuasa (2/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Gezary Matuda (3/3) Flag of the United States.svg Mackenzie Dern (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (7/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Monique Elias (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Andresa Correa (3/3) Flag of Brazil.svg Fernanda Mazzelli (3/3) Flag of Lithuania.svg Dominyka Obelenyte (3/4) Flag of Lithuania.svg Dominyka Obelenyte (4/4)
2017 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Rikako Yuasa (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Talita Alencar (1/1) Flag of Sweden.svg Maxine Thylin (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Luiza Monteiro (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Carolina Vieira (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Nathiely de Jesus (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Claudia Doval (1/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Tayane Porfírio (1/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Tayane Porfírio (2/4)
2018 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Rikako Yuasa (4/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Amanda Monteiro (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Karen Atunes (1/1) Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita (8/8) Flag of Brazil.svg Ana Carolina Vieira (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Claudia Doval (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Nathiely de Jesus (2/2) Flag of Brazil.svg Tayane Porfírio (3/4) Flag of Brazil.svg Tayane Porfírio (4/4)

Multiple-Time Female World Champions

8 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Michelle Nicolini, 2006–2014

Flag of Brazil.svg Beatriz Mesquita, 2012–2018

7 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Leticia Ribeiro, 2000–2012

Flag of Brazil.svg Hannette Staack, 2002–2011

6 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Bianca Andrade, 2001–2010

Flag of Brazil.svg Gabrielle Garcia, 2008–2012

5 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Luanna Alzuguir, 2009–2013

4 Time World Championships

Flag of Brazil.svg Kyra Gracie, 2006–2010

Flag of Lithuania.svg Dominyka Obelenyte, 2015–2016

Flag of Japan.svg Rikako Yuasa, 2015–2018

Flag of Brazil.svg Tayane Porfírio 2017–2018

Notable mundials champions

Champion (1 Absolute titles)

Robson Moura Fonseca is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor, instructor and a mixed martial artist. He started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 10 in Teresópolis, Brazil. His first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher was Ailson "Jucão" Brites, though Moura attained the rank of black belt at the age of 16 from Nova União co-founder Andre Pederneiras. Today Moura holds a 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Brites. He has a mixed martial arts record of 2-1-1.

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Alexandre Ribeiro, is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, mixed martial artist and submission wrestler. He is a two-time World Black Belt Absolute World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, five-time World Black Belt Heavy Weight Champion, and three-time World Black Belt Pro Division Champion.

See also

Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship is a Nogi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) tournament. They are hosted annually by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

European No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship is a No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) tournament hosted annually by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. It was first held in 2012 in London, England and has been held subsequently each year in Rome, Italy.

The Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) tournament that is held in Barueri, Brazil, Brazil. They are hosted annually by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.



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Gracie Humaitá or Academia Gracie de Jiu-Jitsu is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy on Humaitá Street, in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, founded by Helio Gracie. The Academy offers classes in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.

Professor Leonardo "The Wizard" Xavier was born on January 3, 1976, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the age of 5, Leo ventured into his first martial art, taking judo in school. At the age of 13 Leo began to take Tae Kwon Do classes. Finally, at the age of 15 a friend introduced him to Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Marcio Feitosa is a Brazilian 5th degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He has learned directly from Carlos Gracie Jr., founder of the Gracie Barra Academy in Rio de Janeiro. He has risen to the podium eight times from 1997 to 2006 at several world championships.

Rubens Charles Maciel Brazilian martial artist

Rubens Charles Maciel, aka "Cobrinha" and sometimes referred to as Rubens "Cobrinha" Charles, is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) competitor. He is considered the best featherweight in the decade and to be among the best pound for pound jiu jitsu competitors in the world. Cobrinha is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Fernando "Terere" Augusto and a member of Alliance Jiu Jitsu. Cobrinha has won a total of six world championship titles in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a black belt in the featherweight category. He started training BJJ in 2000, received his black belt in 2005, and has since medaled in every World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in which he has competed - a total of ten. He is known for his attacking style of jiu jitsu and, in particular, for his guard. His guard was voted the best Guard of the Decade by fellow World Champions.

Alliance Jiu Jitsu

Alliance is one of the most prominent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu associations and the current defending World team champion, having won the titles at the World Championships from 2008-2016. They also won the World Championships back to back in 1998 and 1999. Alliance was founded by Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti and his students: Fabio Gurgel, Alexandre Paiva, and Fernando Gurgel. Alliance Global headquarters is in Atlanta, Georgia at the Alliance Martial Arts Academy, where "Jacare" is the head instructor. Fabio Gurgel, also known as the "General", is the co-leader of Alliance and the head instructor at Alliance Sao Paulo. Alexandre "Gigi" Paiva heads the third main Alliance academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Leticia Ribeiro N. Dos Santos is a 4th degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and multiple time world champion in the sport. She is associated with the Gracie Humaita jiu-jitsu school.

Carlos "Escorrega" Lemos, Jr. is a multiple World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Pioneer in Scandinavia, as well as the first Brazilian to teach martial arts in South Korea. Carlos is the Regional Director of Gracie Barra in the Chicago area, and is currently a fourth-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Master Carlos Gracie, Jr.

Jorge Britto is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, practitioner and instructor. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, and is currently the head Jiu-Jitsu instructor at Toronto BJJ.

The ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship is a grappling competition involving professional athletes who have been successful at the highest levels of Luta Livre, wrestling, catch-as-catch-can, judo, jiu-jitsu, sambo, shooto and mixed martial arts. The rules of the event disallow strikes while promoting grappling and submissions.

Mackenzie Lynne Dern is an American professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. She is a former world No. 1 ranked IBJJF competitor, currently ranked 6th among the female divisions. She is an ADCC and no gi BJJ World Champion.

Tayane Porfirio born 11 December 1994 in Sobral, Ceará, Brazil is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) 4x World Championship black belt champion. In 2017 Tayane achieved the unprecedented feat of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's equivalent of a Grand Slam by winning her weight category and the absolute category at all 4 major Gi Championships – World Championship, European Open Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and Brazilian Nationals Championship.

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