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Nathan Mendelsohn is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Cláudio França and a representative of the Coalition 95 BJJ, a team based in Santa Cruz, CA. One of the top American grapplers of his generation, Mendelsohn is known not only for his tremendous list of achievements but also for his open minded attitude towards training – often breaking strict team taboos to practice with the best in this martial art/sport.

Main Achievements:

  • USBJJF/IBJJF American Nationals Champion (2009 purple)

  • IBJJF Seattle International Open Champion (2016)

  • IBJJF Irvine International Open Champion (2015)

  • American Cup Champion (2017*)

  • BJJ Tour Nevada Champion (2016/2015**)

  • BJJ Tour Florida Champion (2016)

  • USBJJF/IBJJF American Nationals Runner-up (2012 brown)

  • JBJJF/IBJJF Asian Open Championship Runner-up (2017)

  • IBJJF BJJ Pro Los Angeles Runner-up (2016)

  • IBJJF Boston International Open Runner-up (2016)

  • IBJJF San Jose International Open Runner-up (2017)

  • IBJJF European Open 3rd Place (2018)

  • USBJJF/IBJJF American Nationals 3rd Place (2014*)

  • IBJJF San Diego International Open 3rd Place (2017)

  • IBJJF San Jose International Open 3rd Place (2016)

  • IBJJF Boston International Open 3rd Place (2016*)

  • IBJJF Asian Open 3rd Place (2016**)

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Adriano Silva is one of the top Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors of his generation who fought most of his career for the “Equipe Barbosa” camp in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Making better use of his incredible guard game, Adriano Silva has competed against the “who is who” of BJJ having achieved several important titles such as the Rio Open (IBJJF) the SP Cup in the open weight division, the South American title and the International Masters & Seniors title.

Main Achievements:

  • National Cup Champion (2010 WPC)

  • Rio International Open (2012)

  • World Pro Cup Champion(2009 master – WPC)

  • SP Cup Champion (2010 open weigh)

  • World Cup Champion (2010 – CBJJE)

  • 3x South American Champion (2008 weight and -79kg absolute, 2007 – CBJJE)

  • International of Masters and Seniors Champion (2008, 2009, 2010)

  • 10x Sao Paulo State Champion

  • Circuito Paulista Champion (2008 FPJJ)

  • Brazilian National Cup Champion (2008)

  • 2x Pan American Bronze Medallist (2008, 2007)

  • 2x Brazilian National Bronze Medallist (2007, 2003 brown)

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Lucas Pinheiro, who earned the reputation of being one of the most promising athletes in the sport competing in the lower belt categories, particularly through his 2015 brown belt campaign, when he earned important medals at the Brazilian Nationals and World Championship. Lucas Pinheiro has since then cemented his status as one of the top light-featherweight black belt competitors.

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF American Nationals Champion (2018)

  • IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Champion (2018)

  • IBJJF World No-Gi 2nd Place (2017)

  • IBJJF Pan American 2nd Place (2017/2016)

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