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Brianna Ste-Marie - Canadian BJJ Grappler

Brianna Ste-Marie - Canadian BJJ Grappler

1. Brianna Ste-Marie Details

Brianna Ste-Marie Details
Name Brianna Ste-Marie
Nickname N/A
Date of Birth August 30th, 1996
Place of Birth Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
 College Concordia University
Last Fight June 3, 2023, at IBJJF World    Championship
Last Weigh-In 141.5 lbs
Weight Class Peso Leve
Bantamweight
Gi Weight Class: Under 64 kg
No-Gi Weight Class: Under 61.5 kg
Height 5’8’’      
Reach  N/A
Disclosed  Career Earnings $0
Fighting Out Of Montreal, Canada
Fighting Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite Technique Pressure Passing
Rank BJJ Black Belt
Awarded By Fabio Holanda
Lineage Carlos Gracie>Hélio Gracie>Carlson Gracie>Murilo Bustamante>Fabio Holanda>Brianna Ste-Marie
Carlos Gracie > Hélio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Sérgio Bolão > Ricardo Marques > Leonardo Saggioro > Brianna Ste-Marie
Coaches Fabio Holanda, Leonardo Saggioro
Team/Association Brazilian Top Team (BTT)
Other Associations N/A
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2. Brianna Ste-Marie’s Biography

Brianna Ste-Marie, a Canadian BJJ black belt. She started her Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu career at the age of 19 years old under the lineage of Frederic Koomsatira and Leonardo Saggioro. Ste-Marie received her black belt from Fabio Holanda. Brianna was also trained as a representative of BTT at Mizo Studio, a gym she enrolled at in 2021.

2.1.  Brianna Ste-Marie’s Early Life & Amateur Fighting

Ste-Marie was born on August 30, 1996, in Canada. She played rugby at a young age but did not commit to the sport until she was 11 years old. She enrolled in the 300 Rugby Academy. After receiving training, Ste-Marie joined the rugby club called St-Anne-de-Bellevue and entered the rugby league. During this time, Ste-Marie got the opportunity to become a part of Team Quebec during her trip to the U.K. In 2015, she played her last game around the same time was attending Concordia University.

Education

In 2015, Ste-Marie enrolled at Concordia University. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in Human Environment.

Introduction to BJJ

Ste-Marie’s father was a martial arts practitioner and introduced her to jiu-jitsu when she was 19 years old. Having been a part of the local Brazilian Top Team, Ste-Marie’s father persuaded his daughter to try one class. In 2016, Ste-Marie fell in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after her first class, quitting rugby to pursue a grappling career.

Brianna Ste-Marie’s Coaches

Sainte-Marie’s two instructors were Leonardo Saggioro and Frederic Koomsatira, Brazilian Top Team representatives. Saggioro was the most influential coach in Ste-Marie’s career as he encouraged her to compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu even when Ste-Marie was having doubts.

2.2.  Brianna Ste-Marie’s BJJ Career

Promotion to Brown Belt

In December 2020, Ste-Marie was promoted to the rank of brown belt. In October 2021, Brianna would go on to become the bantamweight Combat Jiu-Jitsu Champion at the female-only jiu jitsu event, Medusa 1.

Won the Combat Jiu-Jitsu Flyweight Championship

In December 2020, after Ste-Marie was promoted to brown belt, she won the Combat Jiu-Jitsu Flyweight Championship after submitting Liz Tracy in the finals.

Won IBJJF No-Gi World Championship

At the 2021 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship, Ste-Marie won 1st place at the brown belt level.

Won American National Championship

At the 2021 American National Championship, Ste-Marie won at the brown belt level.

EBI Combat Worlds Tournament

At the 2021 EBI Combat Worlds Tournament in the 125 lbs weight division, Ste-Marie won first place.

EBI Combat Medusa Tournament

In 2021, Ste-Marie participated in EBI Combat Medusa Tournament in the 135 lbs weight division and won it.

Black Belt Promotion

In December 2021, Ste-Marie was promoted to black belt, bunder Holanda after she competed at the ADCC East Coast Trials. Brianna Ste-Marie has been under the instructorship of Lonardo Saggioro and Fabio Holanda from the start of her career till Black Belt's promotion.

Black Belt BJJ Career

After promoting to black belt, Ste-Marie won the 2nd ADCC North American Trials in April 2022, certifying for the ADCC World Championship. Ste-Marie won both the East and West Coast Trials and became the first woman in history to achieve it. She also defeated Bianca Basila at the 2022 ADCC World Championship in the semifinals and won the silver medal but lost to the current Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Ffion Davies in the finals. Ste-Marie also competed in IBJJF Miami Open on April 29 and 30, 2023, winning two gold medals. She also won a bronze medal in the lightweight division of the 2023 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

2.3. Brianna Ste-Marie’s Historic Fights

Brianna Ste-Marie vs Clarie North

Ste-Marie faced Claire North at the 2022 World No-Gi Championship. At the start of the fight, Ste-Maire took North to the ground and tried to submit her using a leg lock in half guard position, but North managed to escape. Ste-Marie defeated North via a guillotine.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2022 World No-Gi Championship Claire Elaine North Win Guillotine SF Lightweight (61 kg)

Brianna Ste-Marie vs Luiza Monteiro

Ste-Marie faced Luiza Monteiro twice at the 2023 World Championship. Ste-Marie won the first fight, but the second fight between her and Monteiro was more notable. For much of the fight, Ste-Marie and Monteiro were equally matched. Eventually, Ste-Marie won the first two points; however, Monteiro quickly followed by earning four points. In the end, Ste-Marie defeated Monteiro via a toe hold.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2023 World Championship Luiza Monteiro Win Toe Hold 8F 64 kg

Brianna Ste-Marie vs Nikki Sullivan

Ste-Marie faced Nikki Sullivan at the 2022 World No-Gi Championship. Ste-Marie dominated from the start of the fight by breaking Sullivan’s half-guard. Sullivan also fought well by escaping most of Ste-Marie’s techniques, including the full-locked Kimura trap. But Ste-Marie defeated Sullivan in the end via a Kata Gatame.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2022 World No-Gi Championship Nikki Sullivan Win Kata Gatame F 61 kg

2.4. Brianna Ste-Marie’s Championships & Accomplishments

National:

  • European and American National Jiu-Jitsu Champion

International:

  • IBJJ World No-Gi Champion
  • Medusa Champion
  • World Jiu-Jitsu Champion
  • ADCC Submission Grappling Silver Medalist
  • IBJJF Pan Champion
  • Combat Worlds Tournament Champion
Events Year Medal
 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2018 Silver Silver Medal Icon
IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2019 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2021 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
IBJJF World No-Gi Championship 2022 Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF World Championship 2023 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
Events Year Medal
IBJJF Pan Championship 2018 Two Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship 2018 Two Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF Pan Championship 2017 Silver Silver Medal Icon
IBJJF Pan Championship 2020 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
Events Year Medal
IBJJF American Nationals 2021 Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF American No-Gi Nationals 2021 Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF American Nationals 2021 Silver Silver Medal Icon
Events Year Medal
IBJJF European Open 2020 Gold Gold Medal Icon
IBJJF European Open 2020 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
Events Year Medal
ADCC East Coast Trials 2021 Gold Gold Medal Icon
ADCC West Coast Trials 2022 Gold Gold Medal Icon
ADCC 2022 Silver Silver Medal Icon

3. Main Achievements

Year Event Belt Weight Division
2018 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship Blue Light Feather
2018 IBJJF Pan Championship Blue Light Feather
2019 IBJJF World Championship Purple Light Feather
2020 IBJJF European Open Purple Light Feather
2020 IBJJF Pan Championship Purple Light Feather
2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship Brown Light Feather
2021 IBJJF American No-Gi Nationals Brown Light Feather
2021 IBJJF American Nationals Brown Light Feather
2022 ADCC East Coast Trials Black Light Feather
2022 IBJJF World Championship Black Light Feather
2022 Who’s Number One Champion Black Light Feather
2023 IBJJF World Championship Black 64 kg

4. Main Achievements (Belts)

4.1. Black

Year Event Belt Position
2021 ADCC East Coast Trials Black 1st
2022 WNO Champion Black 1st
2022 IBJJF World Championship Black 1st
2022 ADCC Black 2nd
2022 ADCC West Coast  Trials Black 1st
2023 IBJJF World Championships Black 3rd

4.2. Colored

Year Event Belt Position
2017 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship Blue 2nd
2018 IBJJF Pan Championship Blue 1st
2018 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship Blue 1st
2018 IBJJF World Championship Blue 3rd
2018 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Blue 2nd
2019 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Purple 1st
2019 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championship Purple 1st
2019 IBJJF World Championship Purple 3rd
2019 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Purple 3rd
2020 IBJJF Pan Championship Purple 1st
2020 IBJJF European Open Purple 1st
2020 IBJJF Pan Championship Brown 3rd
2020 IBJJF European Open Purple 3rd
2021 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF American Nationals Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF American No-Gi Nationals Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF American Nationals Brown 2nd
2021 IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Brown 3rd
2021 ADCC East Coast Trials Brown 1st
2021 EBI Combat World Tournament Brown 1st
2021 EBI Combat- Medusa 135 lbs Tournament Brown 1st

5. Brianna Ste-Marie’s Professional Record

5.1. Brianna Ste-Marie’s Professional Breakdown

29 Matches 25 wins 4 losses
By Points 6 1
By Advantages 0 2
By Submission 16 1
By Decision 3 0
By Penalties 0 0
By DQ 0 0

5.2. Submission Methods & W/L Record

Methods 16 Wins 1 Loss
Kata Gatame 3 0
Armbar 3 0
Choke From Back 1 0
Toe Hold 1 0
Submission 1 0
Darce Choke 3 0
Guillotine 1 0
Cross Choke 1 0
Wristlock 1 0
Kimura 1 0
Rear Naked Choke 0 1

6. Brianna Ste-Marie’s BJJ Fight History

Year Competition Opponent W/L Method Weight Stage
2021 ADCC EC Trials S. Lindsey W Submission 60 kg R1
2021 ADCC EC Trials Kathryn Egan W Kimura 60 kg 4F
2021 ADCC EC Trials Jasmine Rocha W Pts: 3x0 60 kg SF
2021 ADCC EC Trials Alex Enriquez W Points 60 kg F
2022 WNO 11 Amanda Alequin W Referee Decision 56 kg SPF
2022 ADCC WC Trials Colleen Duffy W Darce choke 60 kg R1
2022 ADCC WC Trials Bre Stikkelman W Armbar 60 kg R2
2022 ADCC WC Trials Joanie Chamberland W Darce choke 60 kg 8F
2022 ADCC WC Trials Raquel Canuto W Armbar 60 kg 4F
2022 ADCC WC Trials Nathalie Ribeiro W Referee Decision 60 kg SF
2022 ADCC WC Trials Jasmine Rocha W Pts: 3x0 60 kg F
2022 ADCC Elvira Karppinen W Pts: 3x0 60 kg 4F
2022 ADCC Bianca Basilio W Pts: 4x0 60 kg SF
2022 ADCC Ffion Davies L Pts: 10x0 60 kg F
2022 WNO Mayssa Bastos W Referee Decision 61 kg SPF
2022 No-Gi Worlds Erin Johnson W Darce choke 61 kg 4F
2022 No-Gi Worlds Claire North W Guillotine 61 kg SF
2022 No-Gi Worlds Nikki Sullivan W Kata Gatame 61 kg F
2023 Polaris 23 Maggie Grindatti W Armbar 66 kg 4F
2023 Polaris 23 Amy Campo L RNC 66 kg SF
2023 Miami Open Ana Nascimento W Choke from back 69 kg F
2023 Miami Open Heather Morgan W Kata Gatame ABS RR
2023 Miami Open Ana Nascimento W Kata Gatame ABS F
2023 Brasileiro Thaynara Bandeira W Cross choke 64 kg R1
2023 Brasileiro Luiza Monteiro L Pts: 6x6, Adv 64 kg 4F
2023 World Champ. Brenda Ariane W Pts: 2x0 64 kg R1
2023 World Champ. Luiza Monteiro W Toe hold 64 kg 8F
2023 World Champ. Vitoria Vieira W Wristlock 64 kg 4F
2023 World Champ. Janaina Lebre L Pts: 0x0, Adv 64 kg SF

7. Top Fight (video links)

Brianna Ste-Marie vs Elvira Karppinen | 2022 ADCC World Championships

Brianna Ste-Marie vs Vitoria Vieira / World Championship 2023

Brianna Ste-marie v Morgan Black / World NoGi 2021

Photo Credit: @briannasm

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