Johnif de Oliveira Rocha


Full Name Johnif de Oliveira Rocha
Class Rooster
Weight 135 lbs
Rank Purple Belt
Height 5'5"
Association Pslpb Cicero Costha
Elitesports sponsored bjj fighter johnif rocha in USA 
Elitesports sponsored bjj fighter johnif rocha in USA


His name is Johnif de Oliveira Rocha. He is 19 years old. He started to train with 9 years in his hometown (manaus) at 16 years old. He lived in Sao Paulo where he met people who helped him a lot and managed to compete a lot in that, He represent team Cicero Costa, He was champion of the main competitions in Brazil by the IBJJF/CBJJ. He is currently living in chalortte and He is aiming at the competitions here of the United States! He is very excited to represent the team in 2018!

Q&A Session Between Johnif de Oliveira Rocha and Elite Sports

Question: What inspires you about BJJ? MMA?

Answer: The force of Will of my friends!

Question: Who inspires you, past or present? Why do they inspire you?

Answer: Steve jobs / Usain bolt, Paulo miyao / both won the difficulties and grew up in life

Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?

Answer: Compete as high as possible and become world champion No-Gi!. For next 3 years, Win the main competitions and get discarded among the best! and for next 5 years, Have my team and train and opportunity to more athletes!

Question: How long have you been training?

Answer: Exactly 10 years

Question: How often do you train?

Answer: Two to three times a day!

Question: Any major accomplishments you’ve been able to achieve in that time?

- Champion Brazilian No-Gi 2016
- Champion Rio Fall International Open 2016
- Champion Curitiba winter International Open No-Gi 2016
- Champion Floripa International Open No-Gi 2016
- Champion Floripa International Open 2016
- Champion Belo-Horizonte International Open No-Gi 2016
- Champion São Paulo BJJ PRO International 2016
- Champion Rio BJJ PRO International 2016
- Champion Curitiba International Open 2016
- Champion Floripa International Open No-Gi 2015
- Champion São Paulo International Open 2015
- Champion Brasilia International Open 2015
- Second Place Curitiba winter International Open 2016
- Second Place Curitiba International Open No-Gi 2016
- Second Place Rio Fall International Open No-Gi 2017
- Second Place Selective Abu-Dhabi 2017
- Second Place American-National International No-Gi 2017

Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?

Answer: Triangle and Scapula.

Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?

Answer: Determination and hard work!

Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days?

Answer: Kimono, Elite Rash guard, Belt