MEET THE GFTEAM MEMBERS

 

 
JULIO
JULIO CESAR PEREIRA
California / United States of America
Master in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 7th Degree
Black Belt of the Judo 2st Degree
The President and Founder of the Grappling Fight Team – GFTEAM
Degree in in Phisical Education
Main Achievements:
Ten Times Championship Brazilian Championship
Two Times Championship Pan American Championship
Champion International Master Championship
Four times Championship State of the Judo

 BoquinhaMARCUS BELLO (BOQUINHA)
Texas / United States of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 5st degree
Black belt – Judo 2st degree
Instructor of the Paradigm Academy
On of the Founder of the Grappling Fight Team – GFTEAM
Degree in Phisical Education

 

Main Achievements:
1st place World Master – IBJJF – 2016
3st place World Master – IBJJF – 2015
1st place Pan American  Master – IBJJF – 2016 / 2017
1st place World Cup  – CBJJO 2005/2006
1st place International Uruguai of the Judo – 1995

 

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Abdulrahman Al Hamdan
Kuwait/ Kuwait
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2nd Degree
Head instructor and Owner of the GFTEAM KUWAIT 

 

 

 


AndrewAndrew Kuiland
California / Estados Unidos da America
Black Belt  – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  1st Degree
Proprietário e instrutor da  LIVITY BJJ | GF Team California

 

 

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Chad Cox
New brunswick/Canada
Moncton, NB , Canada
Black Belt  = Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Co-Owner and Head Instructor – Atlantic BJJ Academy

 

 


David Morris
Tennessee/United States of America

Black Belt- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Co-Owner and Head Instructor GFTeam Tennessee

 

 

 


Daneil SiegelDaniel Siegal
Ohio  / United States of America
Black Belt of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
 Head instructor at Triumph BJJ

 

 

Main Achievements:
2014 IBJJF Summer Chicago Open: Mens GI/ Brown Belt/ Master 2/ Ultra Heavy Weight: 1st Place
2013 IBJJF Chicago Summer Open: Mens/ Brown Belt/ Senior 1/ Super Heavy Weight: 1st Place
2012 IBJJF Master Senior Worlds: Mens/ Brown Belt Senior 1/ Heavyweight: 2nd Place
2010 IBJJF Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championships: Mens Purple Belt Senior 1 Absolute: 3rd Place
Multiple times Gracie Submission Challenge, OGC,  NAGA and Arnolds’ medalist and competitor

Danny-CaliforniaDANNY VAUGHAN
California/ United States of America
Black Belt  – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree
Brown Belt of the Judo
Brown Belt of the Japonese Jujitsu
Owner and Instructor of the M3 Fight and Fitness

 

 

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DENILSON PIMENTA
Brasil / Rio de Janeiro
Black Belt   – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 4th degree
International Instcrutor Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – GFTeam
GFTeam Arkansas – GFTeam Baltimore – GFTeam Colorado

 

 

Main Achievements:
Four times Champion in the World Master Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2013/14/15/16
Five times  Champion of the Pan American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  2011/12/13/14/15
Four times Champion of the international  Master Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2013/14/15/16 c
Brazilian Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2016
Two times  Champion of the grand slam Rio 2015/16

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DEIVID DIAS
Washington / United State of America
Purple Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Instructor of the WDC BJJ – AFFILIATED GFTEAM DC
Main Achievements:
Champion of the  IBJJF DC Open
Champion of the  DC Open Nogi
Second Place o  Newbreed Ultimate Challenge
Second Place IBJJF DC Open Nogi Absolute
Third place IBJJF Nogi Panamerican
3 Third place  IBJJF Nogi Panamerican absolute

Gary Berger 2GARY BERGER
Maryland/ United States Of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree
Head instructor at Baltimore Martial Arts

 

 

 


Jason 3Jason Turnage
Tennessee / United States Of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree
Head instructor at Art Above All BJJ GFTeam Tennessee

 

 


Screen Shot 2017-05-05 at 17.43.22Javier Cardozo
Buenos Aires/ Argentina
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2nd degree
Black Belt – Judo 1st degree
Head instructor at GFTeam Argentina

 

Main Achievements:
Second place  World Pro Abudhabi 2016
Champion of the Grand Slam Abudhabi Pro RJ – 2015
Championof the  National Pro RJ 2015
Third place Pan Nogi IBJJF  NY 2016
Third place southamerican IBJJF
Champion NAGA World Championship 2012
Champion NAGA Panam 2012
Champion abudhabi pro trials- (Gramado) 2011
Champion Argentina open 2016
Former athlete National Argentina Team

 Juan Bolina-CaliformiaJUAM BOLLINA
California / United States of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree / Black Belt  – Japonese Ju Jitsu
Black Belt – Judo 1st degree  / Black Belt- Hapkido
Instrutor da M3 Fight and Fitness

 


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KEVIN LEWIS

Colorado / United States of America
Black Belt 2nd Degree
Owner and Head Instructor Grand Valley BJJ
 

 

 

 

 


LeandroLEANDRO HENRIQUE
Rio de Janeiro / Brazil
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 5th Degree,
Black Belt –  Judo  2nd Degree
Coordenator of the program Self Defense
Policeman in Rio de Janeiro
 Degree in Phisical Education and In Law
 Main Achievements:
Champion World Championship of the Judo (World Judo Federation)
Champion Brazilian  Championship of the Jiu Jitsu
Champion South American championship by Team of the Judo

Leandro_FloridaLEANDRO ALBUQUERQUE

Florida / United States of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree
Instructor and Owner of the  VSLA BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU – GFTeam FLORIDA

 

 


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Joondalup/ Australian
Brown Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Instructor and Owner of the  GFTeam Joodalup

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
2012 State champion, purple, gi and no gi.
2014 vice state champion, purple, gi.
2015 vice state champion, brown.
2015 Pan Pacific vice champion gi and no gi, light

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Matthew Godden
New York / United States of America
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Instructor at Spar Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – GFTEAM Buffalo, NY

 

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
First place Empire State Games Judo Western New York Trials
Third place Empire State Games Judo
Third place UAEJJF Canadian National Pro
Third place IBJJF Toronto International Open
First place US Grappling Submission Only

 


 Mike-CaliforniaMIKE VERDUGO
California / United States of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree / Black Belt –  Japonese Ju Jitsu  7 degree
Master  – Judo 6th degree / Black Belt  – Sambo
Instructor of the M3 Fight and Fitness

 

 

 


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ROBSOM DE LIMA (MAUMAU)
Massachusetts / United States of  America
Black Belt of the  – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree
Instructor of the Maumau Academy and Trifecta MMA– GFTeam Massachusettes

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
World Championship Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Three times Championship of the PanAmerican Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Championship South American Brazilian Jiu Jits
First place rank of the CBJJ – 2014

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Rolando “Roli” Delgado 
Arkansas / United States of America
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt 3th Degree
Instructor at  GFTeam Arkansas

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
3rd place masters worlds and 3rd place Master Pans BB.  UFC Bellator Vet
3rd degree BB

 

 

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SADIQ DANIELS
Arizona / United State of America
Brazilian JiuJitsu Black Belt
Judo Black Belt
Instructor and owner of the BlueStarr Grappling LLC.

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
Second Degree Under Marcelo Carvalho
Arizona State Champion NoGi
Multiple Rime NAGA NoGi Absolute Champion
10 Time Desert Quest Champion
AGF Black Belt Champion Gi.
2 Time Spartan Warrior Challenge Semi-Finalist

 Lee-californiaT. (SILVERBACK) LEE
California / United States of America
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree / Black Belt –  Japonese Ju Jitsu  4th degree
Black Belt  – Judo 4th degree / Black Belt  – Karate
Instructor of the M3 Fight and Fitness

 

 

 

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THEODORO CANAL
Brazil /Rio de Janeiro
Black Belt of the Brazilian  Jiu Jitsu  4th Degree
International instructor of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Degree in  Phisical Education / Medical student
 

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
Brazilian Champion of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
European Champion of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Pan-American Champion of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Several times podium at the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championship

THIAGO ANDRADE
Porto / Portugal
 Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
 Main Instructor of the GFTeam PORTO
Coach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree (FPJJB/IPDJ)

 

 

 

 

Main Achievements:
Four times State Champion – Rio de Janeiro (FJJ-Rio)
– Champion Rio BJJ PRO (CBJJ/IBJJF)
– Third place Absolute Category European Championship (IBJJF)
– Champion Category and e Absolute Europe Cup (ESJJF)
– Two Times Champion  Grand Slam (FPJJB/IBJJF) Portugal
– Champion  Madrid International Open (IBJJF)
– Champion (category and and Absoluto) Madrid International Open NOGI (IBJJF)

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 WAGNERWagner Gomes
Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil
Black Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 3th Degree,
Black Belt –  Judo  4th Degree
International  Manager  of the GFTeam
Degree in IT and Logistic
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Main Achievements:
Logistic Manager  in the Olympic and Paraolympic Games Rio 2016
Champion of the International Master of the Jiu Jitsu
Three  times state champion of  the Jiu jitsu;
Second place  International of the  Jiu jitsu;
Five times state champion of Judo;
Two times Brazilian champion of Judo;
Four place Master world Champioship of the Judo.