Daniel Sathler- A Young Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Daniel Sathler- A Young Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

1. Daniel Sathler Details

Given Name  Daniel Sather Campos
Born Bairro do Rocha, Brazil
Current Residence  Brazil
Date of Birth 19 January 2001
Nationality  Brazilian
Last Fight 28 Oct 2022 at Miami Fall Open
Last Weigh In  69 kg
Weight Class Lightweight
Weight 154.5 lbs or 69 kg
Height N/A
Career Disclosed Earnings N/A
Fighting out of Bairro do Rocha, Brazil
FavoriteTechnique Modern Jiu-Jitsu
Rank  Black Belt
Awarded By   Andre Galvao
Head Coach  Andre Galvao
Lineage Carlos Gracie -> Reyson Gracie -> Osvaldo Alves -> Luis Dagmar -> André Galvão -> Daniel Sathler
Team/Association Atos

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2. Daniel Sathler Biography

Professional BJJ grappler Daniel Sathler Campos is a Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu under André Galvao. During his swift top-of-the-sport ascent, Galvao worked closely with him and prepared him for future endeavors. Daniel is considered among the top rising stars of BJJ. Coach Galvao has previously trained elite grapplers and also worked closely with other trainers like Angelica Galvao, Denis Machado, and Julio César Pereira.

As a Blue, Purple, and Brown Belt who has now been upgraded to Black Belt, Daniel won three World Championship Titles. Daniel is still in the early stages of building his legacy as an elite BJJ athlete. Daniel received his Blue, Purple, and Brown Belts from coach, Galvao.

2.1. Daniel Sathler’s Early Life

Athletic Childhood

Born on January 19, 2001, in Bairro do Rocha, Daniel Sathler’s family moved to the Morro do Urubu slum in the Abolição district when he was 2 years old.

Entering the Word of BJJ

Sathler went back to Rocha town when he was 7 years old. The young "Sathler" joined an extracurricular activity since his parents were working insane hours and voiced worries that Daniel's free time would be spent on the streets where crimes were a regular problem.

His father, a lover of jiu-jitsu and A cage fighter made the decision to enroll him in BJJ training to tackle the problem.

Joined Denis Machado’s BJJ Family

In 2008, at the start of his amateur BJJ career, Daniel decided to join Denis Machado’s Academy; Brazilian Fight Club in Club Magnatas do Rocha. A decision that proved extremely fruitful for the building of his strong BJJ foundations.

Daniel progressed under the guidelines of Machado, who, at that time, held Black Belts in BJJ and Luta Livre. This guidance and professional training gave Daniel the confidence to compete in National and International competitions.

Juvenile Belts

Joined GF Team

Daniel joined GF Team’s headquarters for further development of his skills as a professional grappler after completing and winning in Juvenile Belts. Eventually, as a result of his victories in the Pan-American, and European Championships, he earned his Blue and Purple Belts and emerged as a hot prospect.

Daniel Sathler’s Adherence to GF Team

He enjoyed training at GF Team because Patrick and Jaime are very helpful to him at GF Headquarters. They inspire him, teach him skills, and serve as examples. He admires Leandro Lo for his fierce fighting style and passion for the game.

Daniel says,

"I started training here as a green belt after I met Julio. I was scared when I first came here because the training was so tough, but Julio helped me feel comfortable and gave me confidence."

Joined Atos Headquarter Academy

Knowing that the center of the sport had moved to the United States and participating in the North American Circuit would be ideal for the development of his future BJJ plans, Daniel decided to join Atos Headquarters Academy in San Diego, California. In order to join the team's professional squad, The young Brazilian went to the Northern Hemisphere at the age of 18 after being invited to join the squad by André and Angelica Galvo.

2.2. Daniel Sathler’s Pro BJJ Combat

Earning Brown and Black Belt

Daniel Sathler earned his Brown and then finally BJJ Black Belt with Team Atos. His Black Belt promotion occured on June 21, 2022. With the team, he continued to improve and conquer the best sports competitions.

Daniel Sathler’s Black Belt Moment:

2.3. Daniel Sathler’s Historic Fights

Daniel Sathler vs Ismael Santos

The young BJJ stars, Daniel Sathler and Ismael Santos faced each other in the 2021 World Championship Quarterfinals. Both fighters fought relentlessly showing their best grappling skills.

The rising BJJ star, Daniel won the match by holding a strong grip over Ismael’s toe and secured the win by Ankle Lock Submission.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2021 World Championship Ismael Santos Win Submission (Ankle Lock) Quarterfinal Feather

Daniel Sathler vs JD Speck

Daniel Sathler, a Purple Belt, came across JD Speck, a Brown Belt at Royal III. At the start of the fight, hostile Daniel attempted an armbar. JD escaped from the armbar by showing excellent defensive mechanisms.

In the next moment of the fight, JD Speck tried to attempt a toe hold but couldn’t. Daniel showed amazing agility, held him in a half-guard position, and applied an invincible half-guard triangle choke forcing him to tap out.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class Location
2018 Royal III JD Speck Win Submission (Half Guard Triangle) Rooster Weight Burbank Ca Musclepharm Headquarters

2.4. Daniel Sathler’s Accomplishments and Championships

Main Achievements

Year Event Belt Position
2019 World Championship NOGI Purple 2nd
2021 IBJJF World Championship Brown 2nd
2021 IBJJF World Championship NOGI Purple 1st
2021 IBJJF Pan Championship Brown 3rd
2022 IBJJF World Championship Brown 1st
2022 IBJJF Pan Championship Brown 1st

Main Juvenile Achievements

Year Event Position
2017 IBJJF Pan Championship 1st
2018 IBJJF Pan Championship 1st
2017 IBJJF European Open 1st
2017 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2017 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 1st
2018 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 1st
2017 IBJJF Pan Championship 2nd
2018 IBJJF World Championship 2nd
2017 IBJJF World Championship 3rd
2018 IBJJF World Championship 3rd
2018 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 3rd

2.5. Daniel Sathler’s Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2018 Royal III JD Speck W Submission (Choke) N/A Rooster Weight
2021 World Championship Ismael Santos W Submission QF Featherweight
2021 World CHampionship Eduardo Roque L Points F Featherweight
2022 Miami Fall Eduardo Roque L Decision F Lightweight

3. Daniel Sathler Top Fight Links

Daniel Sathler v Ismael Santos / World Championship 2021

Eduardo Roque v Daniel Sathler / World Championship 2021

Eduardo Roque v Daniel Sathler / Miami Fall Open 2022

Diego Oliveira (Cicero Costha) x Daniel Sathler (GF Team) - Match 17

Daniel Sathler (Gfteam) Highlight 2018

Photo credit: @danielsathlerbjj

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