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Leandro Lo

Known for his near-impassable guard, distinctive passing game and frenetic pace, Leandro Lo claimed a spot among the top international competitors and thrilled fans with his never-say-die style and non-stop intensity.
A native of Sao Paulo and a product of the Cicero Costha academy, Lo is a 3-time World champion, 3-time World Pro (Abu Dhabi) champion and 4-time Copa Podio champion. A training partner of the infamous Jiu-jitsu prodigies Miyao twins, Los Jiu-jitsu is a blend of modern strategies and techniques with a old-school finishing instinct.

Rodolfo Vieira

Rio de Janeiro-born Rodolfo Vieira is one of the most successful and well-known heavyweight Jiu-jitsu fighters of all time. As a representative of the powerhouse GFTeam, Vieira established his position by dominating the international tournament circuit, amassing four World championships titles and many other top accolades.
With an aggressive, attacking style, Vieiras Jiu-jitsu blends moments of dynamic movement with crushing control and is built on a solid foundation of positional dominance and sharp submissions. His influential gripping strategies have had a profound influence on the modern competition style yet can be implemented by players of all levels.

Buchecha

With a ground-breaking three consecutive double World championship titles (superheavyweight and absolute) to his name, Marcus Buchecha is the all-conquering top ranked Jiu-jitsu player in the world today. The Checkmat team representative, hailing from Santos, Sao Paulo but based in Southern California, is widely recognised as the best super heavyweight weight champion to ever enter the tournament arena.
The charismatic champ, an avid world traveller, is as known for his professionalism and teaching ability as for his competition success. Buchecha has enjoyed a friendly rivalry with Rodolfo in competition but the two heavyweights are firm friends off the mat.

Minotauro

Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira (Portuguese pronunciation: born June 2, 1976), better known as Minotauro or Rodrigo Minotauro, is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist known for his technical mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He won most of his fights via submissions. He competed in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he is a former Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion. He is the twin brother of UFC fighter Antônio Rogério Nogueira, who is a southpaw, while Minotauro fights in an orthodox stance.

Renzo Gracie

Renzo Gracie born March 11, 1967) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. A member of the Gracie family of Brazil, Renzo is a 7th Degree Coral in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Gracie Jr.. He is the son of Robson Gracie, grandson of Carlos Gracie, nephew of Carlos Gracie, Jr. grandnephew of Helio Gracie, and the 1st cousin once removed of Royce Gracie.

Gezary Matuda

Gezary Matuda is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under the legendary Ricardo Libório and a top competitor of her generation, known for having one of the most exciting styles of fighting in the women’s divisions, a style that earned her numerous titles, such as the pan american and world championships in the black belt category.

Makenzie Dearn

Mackenzie Dearn is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and one of the top female grapplers of her generation, being also the daughter of another famous BJJ personality, the legendary “Megaton”. Mackenzie Dern started competing in the adult divisions of Jiu Jitsu tournaments at the age of 14, winning the respect of most BJJ enthusiasts by winning several important trophies as a teenager. Her grappling tuition has been closely followed by her father, and also byRoyler Gracie, Letícia Ribeiro and Mackenzie Dern’s boyfriend Augusto Mendes.

Bruno Malfacine

Bruno Malfacine is a jiu jitsu black belt under Vinicius Amaral who is widely regarded as the best rooster weight in the history of the sport with 7 world titles(IBJJF) at black belt, having surpassed the world championships gold medal record established by Omar Salum in 2000. Malfacine started his career in Game Fight/UGF‘s academy, but moved to the Alliance camp where he became one of the star figures of the team.