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Gustavo Batista - UAEJJF The King Of Mats

Gustavo Batista - UAEJJF The King Of Mats

1. Gustavo Batista’s Details

Gustavo Batista’s Details
Name Gustavo Espindola Batista
Nickname Braguinha
Born Florianopolis, Brazil
Date of Birth 11 March 1996
Nationality Brazilian
College/University N/A0
Last Fight 2022
Last Weigh In Absolute Weight
Weight Class MeioPesado (88.3 kg/195.0 lbs)
Weight 88.3 kg/195.0 lbs
Height 5.10
Career Disclosed Earning N/A
Fighting out of Brazil
Foundational Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite Technique X Guard & Knee Slice Pass
Rank BJJ Black Belt
Awarded by Leandro Lo
Head Coach Leandro Lo
Lineage Mitsuyo Maeda -> Carlos Gracie -> Helio Gracie -> Rickson Gracie -> Marcelo Behring -> Waldomiro Perez -> Roberto Godoi -> Marco Barbosa -> Cicero Costha -> Leandro Lo -> Gustavo Batista
Team Association Atos Jiu-Jitsu

2. Gustavo Batista’s Biography

He is a BJJ Black Belt under Leandro Lo who is an 8-time IBJJF Black Belt World Champion.

2.1. Gustavo Batista’s Early Life

Gustavo Batista was born on 11 March, 1996 in Florianopolis which is the capital of Southern Brazil’s State of Santa Catarina.

Gustavo Batista as A Football Player

He was a football (soccer) player. From the very start, he was interested in competitive sports. Until the age of 15, he played football and was an agile athlete.

Interested in BJJ

Gustavo’s brother practiced BJJ when Gustavo was 15. He gained interest from his brother and joined a BJJ academy. At that time he just wanted to learn BJJ, with no decided future in this sport.

Gustavo Batista Earned Blue Belt

His first instructor, Felipe Teixeria, awarded him with his Blue Belt. After getting a Blue Belt, Gustavo decided to pursue BJJ professionally.

Nicknamed Braguinha

He was also called Braguinha because of his similar facial features to the former BJJ World Champion Antonio Braga Neto.

Moved to Sao Paulo

When he decided to become a professional BJJ athlete, he moved to Sao Paulo and joined Projeto Social Lutando Pelo Bem Gym (PSLPB). The founder of this gym was Cicero Costha.

Met Leandro Lo

At PSLPB, Gustavo met Leandro Lo and he learned a lot from him and later got his Black Belt from Leandro Lo.

Joined NS Brotherhood Academy

When Leandro Lo left PSLPB, Batista left it too. Leandro Lo became the head coach at New Brotherhood Jiu-Jitsu.

2.2. Gustavo Batista’s Pro BJJ Combats

Gustavo Batista’s Pro BJJ Combats

Number 1 Brown Belt by UAEJJF

After gaining his Purple and Brown Belts, he earned the rank of “Number 1 Brown Belt in the World'' by UAEJJF. He defeated many famous and strong Black Belts.

Promoted to Black Belt

After Gustavo’s historic success at UAEJJF, he was promoted to Black Belt by Leandro Lo in October 2017.

UAEJJF King of Mats

In 2019, he won the title of UAEJJF King of Mats. He won 5 fights in the middleweight category.

Ranked Number 1 Brown Belt by UAEJJF

Gustavo was ranked as the number 1 Brown Belt by UAEJJF. While being a Brown Belt, he defeated several Black Belts. This is something out-of-the-box extraordinary and consequently, he earned the attention and respect of the whole BJJ community.

Competed as a Black Belt on Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Pro

Gustavo competed as a Black Belt in Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Pro. He also won the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu in 2018 and 2019.

2.3. Gustavo Batista’s Historic Fights

Gustavo Batista Vs. Tommy Langaker

At the start of this match, Gustavo was very explosive. He tried to apply the heel hook despite the aggressive nature of Langaker. Langaker tried to takedown Batista but his strong balance did not let him fall. Gustavo won the fight by points. 

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2019 King of Mats Tommy Langaker Win Advantage Points RR 85 KG London

Gustavo Batista Vs. Christopher Passerrello

The fight between Gustavo Batista and Christopher Passerrello was a phenomenal one. Gustavo submitted Passerrello by applying the submission of Mounted X Choke in only 2 minutes and 23 seconds.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Christopher Passerrello Win Submission by Mounted X Choke Semifinal 94 KG North America

Gustavo Batista Vs. Renato Cardoso

The game of Batista was very explosive and offensive. He successfully applied the scissor sweep from the guard position. His fast sweeps made him invincible to his opponent’s attacks.

He got the dominant back position and made it difficult for Cardoso to decipher his moves. Gustavo secured 2 points from the scissor sweep. Cordoso fainted due to the RNC and Batista won the match.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2019 IBJJF World Championship Renato Cardoso Win Submission on by Choke from Back Semifinal 88 KG Long Beach, California

Gustavo Batista Vs. Xavier Silva

This fight was a tough one as Silva started the fight with a very explosive style. He was very fast in getting into dominant positions throughout the match. When Silva tried to gain the dominant position, he was pushed down by Batista’s fast sweeps. Batista won by 4 points. Gustavo submitted Silva to Kneebar.

Batista is known for his clean techniques and guard passing. He won the match in 4 minutes and 46 seconds.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Xavier Silva Win Submission by Kneebar Quarter Final 94 KG North America

Gustavo Batista Vs. Matheus Spirandeli

Spirandeli tried to hold Batista by his collar and cuff grips but Batista did astray game plan. Batista gained 2 points from the sweep. Spirandeli trapped one leg of Batista and tried to apply the leg lock. Batista started the match with a slower pace but then gained speed and did not let Spirandeli score any points or let him execute any submission technique.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2019 IBJJF World Championship Matheus Spirandeli Win Points Quarter Final 88 KG Long Beach, California

2.4. Gustavo Batista’s Championships

National

Year National Championship Position Belt
2015 CBJJ Brasileiro Champion 1st Blue
2016 CBJJ Brasileiro Champion 1st Purple
2017 CBJJ Brasileiro Champion 1st Brown
2017 UAEJJF Manaus Brazil Pro Champion 1st Brown
2016 UAEJJF Gramado Brazil Pro Champion 1st Purple
2016 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 2nd Purple

International

Year International Championship Position
2018 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2021 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2018 IBJJF Pans Championship 1st
2020 IBJJF Pans Championship 1st
2021 IBJJF Pans Championship 1st
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam, RJ 2nd
2020 3CG Kumite Grand Prix 195 lbs 1st
2019 IBJJF European Open 1st

Record

  • UAEJJF #1 Ranked Brown Belt
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion
  • UAEJJF King of Mats

3. Gustavo Batista’s Main Achievements

3.1. Gi Tournaments

Year Gi Championship Weight Class Position
2018 IBJJF World Championship ABS 1st
2019 IBJJF European Open Mats ABS 1st
2020 3CG Kumite Grand Prix 195 lbs Heavyweight 1st
2020 IBJJF Pans Championship ABS 1st
2021 IBJJF Pans Championship ABS 1st

3.2. No-Gi Tournaments

Year No-Gi Championship Weight Class Position
2018 SJJIF NG World ABS Lost
2021 Fight 2 Win N/A 1st

4. Gustavo Batista’s Main Achievements (Belts)

Year Event Position Belt
2015 IBJJF Pans American Championship 1st Blue
2015 IBJJF World Championship 1st Blue
2015 IBJJF European Open Championship 1st Blue
2016 IBJJF European Open Championship 1st Purple
2017 IBJJF European Open Championship 1st Brown
2015 CBJJ Brasileiro Championship 1st Blue
2016 CBJJ Brasileiro Championship 1st Purple
2017 CBJJ Brasileiro Championship 1st Brown
2016 IBJJF Manaus International Open Championship 1st Purple
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship 1st Purple
2017 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship 1st Brown
2017 UAEJJF Manaus Brazil Pro Championship 1st Brown
2016 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 2nd Purple
2016 IBJJF World Championship 2nd Purple
2017 IBJJF World Championship 2nd Brown

5. Gustavo Batista’s Professional Record Breakdown

114 Matches 96 Wins 18 Losses
By Submissions 31 2
By Points 43 7
By Advantages 4 4
By Decision 17 5

5.1. Submission Methods W/L

Submission Method 31 Wins 2 Losses
Choke From Back 5 1
Armbar 3 0
Arm in Ezekiel 4 0
Mounted X Choke 3 0
Choke 4 0
Kata Gatame 3 0
Kneebar 2 0
Submission 2 0
Crucifix Choke 1 0
Bow and Arrow 2 0
Footlock 1 0
Rear Naked Choke 1 0
Kimura 0 1

6. Gustavo Batista’s Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class Stage
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam Joao Santos W Choke 85 Kg R2
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam Vini Fernandes W Bow & Arrow 85 Kg 8F
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam Danilo Ponte W Mounted X Choke 85 Kg Quarter Final
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam Luis Neves W Choke from Back 85 Kg Semi Final
2017 UAEJJF Grand Slam Isaque Bahiense L Pts:0x0, Adv 85 Kg Final
2017 ACBJJ Worlds Dante Leon W Points 85 Kg RR
2017 ACBJJ Worlds Lucas Rocha W Pts:7x0 85 Kg RR
2018 LA Open Tournament Kevin Scott W Mounted X Choke 94 Kg Semi Final
2018 LA Open Tournament Ashur Darmo W Arm in Ezekiel 94 Kg Final
2018 LA Open Tournament John Combs W Footlock ABS Quarter Final
2018 LA Open Tournament Steve Hargett W Arm in Ezekiel ABS Semi Final
2018 LA Open Tournament Diego Ramalho W Footlock ABS Final
2018 San Francisco Open Nick Greene W Crucifix Choke ABS R1
2018 IBJJF Pan American Championship Roberto Frias W Choke 88 Kg 8F
2018 IBJJF Pan American Championship Horlando Monteiro W Pts:0x0, Adv 88 Kg Quarter Final
2018 IBJJF Pan American Championship Rudson Mateus W Pts:2x0 88 Kg Semi Final
2018 WP BR Qualifier Patrick Gaudio W Pts:2x0 85 Kg Quarter Final
2018 WP BR Qualifier Renato Canuto W Referee Decision 85 Kg Semi Final
2018 WP BR Qualifier Claudio Calsans W Pts:2x0 85 Kg Final
2018 World Pro Bradley Hill W Pts:3x0 85 Kg R1
2018 World Pro William Dias W Pts:2x0 85 Kg Quarter Final
2018 World Pro Isaque Bahiense L Pts:4x2 85 Kg Semi Final
2018 World Pro Bradley Hill W Pts:6x2 85 Kg RPC
2018 World Pro William Dias W Pts:2x0 85 Kg RPC
2018 San Diego Open Charles McGuire W Submission 94 Kg Semi Final
2018 San Diego Open Alexandre Ribeiro W Pts:2x0 94 Kg Final
2018 ACB North America Fellipe Trovo W Pts:4x0 95 Kg Semi Final
2018 ACB North America Joseph Moku W Choke ABS 8F
2018 ACB North America Victor Silverio W Pts:2x0 ABS Quarter Final
2018 ACB North America Fellipe Trovo W Pts:4x0 ABS Semi Final
2018 ACB North America Diego Ramalho W Referee Decision ABS Final
2018 ACB North America Diego Ramalho W Referee Decision ABS 3RD
2018 IBJJF World Championship Murilo Santana W Pts:2x0 88 Kg 8F
2018 IBJJF World Championship Holando Monteiro W Referee Decision 88 Kg Quarter Final
2018 IBJJF World Championship Renato Cordoso W Pts:5x0 88 Kg Semi Final
2018 ACBJJ Worlds William Dias W Referee Decision 85 Kg R1
2018 ACBJJ Worlds Lucas Figueiredo W Pts:5x0 85 Kg Quarter Final
2018 ACBJJ Worlds Philippe Pomaski W Pts:5x0 85 Kg Semi Final
2018 ACBJJ Worlds C.Negromonte W Pts:5x0 85 Kg Final
2018 ACBJJ Worlds Helton Jose W Pts:5x0 ABS Quarter Final
2018 ACBJJ Worlds Felipe Andrew L Choke from Back ABS Semi Final
2018 Grand Slam LA Anton Minenko W Pts:7x0 94 Kg Quarter Final
2018 Grand Slam LA Adam Wardzinski W Referee Decision 94 Kg Semi Final
2018 WSOG 2 Colton Vaughn W Referee Decision Over 81 Kg R1
2018 WSOG 2 Yuri Simoes W Referee Decision Over 81 Kg 8F
2018 WSOG 2 Gustavo Dias W Referee Decision Over 81 Kg Quarter Final
2018 WSOG 2 Kaynan Duarte W Referee Decision Over 81 Kg Semi Final
2018 WSOG 2 Mahamad Aly L Referee Decision Over 81 Kg Final
2018 SJJIF Worlds Mike Colon W Submission 94 Kg Semi Final
2018 SJJIF NG World Kaynan Duarte L Pts:2x0 ABS Semi Final
2018 European Open Adam Warzinski W Pts:3x0 94 Kg Semi Final
2018 European Open Antonio Padua W Points ABS R2
2019 European Open Leonardo Lara W Pts:2x0 ABS Quarter Final
2019 European Open Igor Schneider W Pts:2x0 ABS Semi Final
2019 European Open Lucas Lepri W Pts:10x0 ABS Final
2019 LA BJJ Pro Fellipe Trovo W Pts:24x0 94 Kg Final
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Devhonte Johnson W Arm in Ezekiel 88 Kg 8F
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Ruan Oliveira W Pts:8x0 88 Kg Quarter Final
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Rudson Mateus W Pts:2x0 88 Kg Semi Final
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Charles McGuire W Arm in Ezekiel ABS R2
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Francisco Iturralde W RNC ABS Quarter Final
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Leandro Lo L Pts:2x0 ABS Semi Final
2019 Fight to Win 107 Horlando Monteiro W Referee Decision 85 Kg SPF
2019 Fight to Win 111 Matheus Diniz L Referee Decision 85 Kg SPF
2019 IBJJF World Championship Ruan Oliveira W Injury 88 Kg R2
2019 IBJJF World Championship Matheus Spirandeli W Pts:2x0 88 Kg Quarter Final
2019 IBJJF World Championship Renato Cordoso W Choke from Back 88 Kg Semi Final
2019 IBJJF World Championship Felipe Pena L Referee Decision 88 Kg Final
2019 ACB World Championship Abdurakhman Bilarov W Pts:5x0 95 Kg Quarter Final
2019 ACB World Championship Adam Warzinski L Pts:2x0 95 Kg Semi Final
2019 ACB World Championship Renato Cordoso W Referee Decision 95 Kg 3RD
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats Marcos Tinoco W Pts:14x0 85 Kg RR
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats Tommy Langaker W Pts:0x0, Adv 85 Kg RR
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats Diego Ramalho W Bow and Arrow 85 Kg RR
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats Max Lindblad W Choke from Back 85 Kg Semi Final
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats Isaque Bahiense W Pts:2x0 85 Kg Final
2019 Fight 2 Win 126 Felipe Bezerra W Referee Decision 97 Kg SPF
2019 Templum FN Gabriel Arges W Points ABS SPF
2019 BJJ Stars Jackson Souza W Pts:16x0 ABS Quarter Final
2019 BJJ Stars Leandro Lo W Pts:0x0, Adv ABS Semi Final
2019 BJJ Stars Nicholas Meregali L Kimura ABS Final
2020 3CG Kumite Jamie Canuto W Referee Decision 88 Kg Quarter Final
2020 3CG Kumite Gabriel Arges W Points 88 Kg Semi Final
2020 3CG Kumite Roberto Jimenez W Points 88 Kg Final
2020 3CG Kumite II Tanner Rice W Points ABS Quarter Final
2020 3CG Kumite II Felipe Andrew L Referee Decision ABS Semi Final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship J.Synan W Kata Gatame ABS R1
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Jake Watson W Kata Gatame ABS Quarter final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Max Gimenis W Choke from Back ABS Semi Final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Fellipe Andrew L Pts:0x0, Adv ABS Final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Brian Wells W Kneebar 94 Kg R1
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Nisar Loynab W Pts:2x0 94 Kg Quarter Final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Yuri Paiva W Armbar 94 Kg Semi Final
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Dominique Bell W Pts:9x0 94 Kg Final
2020 BJJ Stars 4 Isaque Bahiense L Pts:2x2, Adv 86 Kg Quarter Final
2021 3CG MW GP Pedro Rocha L Referee Decision 85 Kg Quarter Final
2021 Fight 2 Win 176 Tex Johnson W Referee Decision N/A SPF
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship James Quinlan W Armbar ABS 8F
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Andre Porfirio W Choke ABS Quarter Final
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Guilherme Augusto W Kata Gatame ABS Semi Final
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Fellipe Andrew L Pts:19x8 ABS Final
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Xavier Silva W Kneebar 94 Kg Quarter Final
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Chris Passarrelo W Mounted X Choke 94 Kg Semi Final
2021 IBJJF Pan American Championship Adam Warzinski W Pts:0x0, Adv 94 Kg Final
2021 IBJJF GP Victor Hugo L Pts:0x0, Adv Over 94 Kg Semi Final
2021 IBJJF World Championship Jake Watson W Choke from Back 88 Kg 8F
2021 IBJJF World Championship Ruan Oliveira W Armbar 88 Kg Quarter Final
2021 IBJJF World Championship Leandro Lo W Referee Decision 88 Kg Semi Final
2022 IBJJF World Championship Jansen Gomes W Pts:2x0 88 Kg 8F
2022 IBJJF World Championship Enderson Dias W Pts:2x0 88 Kg Quarter Final
2022 IBJJF World Championship Isaque Bahiense L Pts:2x0 88 Kg Semi Final
2022 IBJJF World Championship Pedro Marinho W Pts:2x0 ABS 8F
2022 IBJJF World Championship Victor Hugo W Referee Decision ABS Quarter Final
2022 IBJJF World Championship Erich Munis L Pts:2x0 ABS Semi Final

7. Gustavo Batista’s Top Fight Links

Gustavo Batista vs Tommy Lilleskog - Final Absoluto Brown Belt

Gustavo Batista v Xavier Silva / Pan Championship 2021

Gustavo Batista x Tommy Langaker King of Mats LA 2019

Gustavo Batista VS Matheus Spirandeli / World Championship 2019

Gustavo Batista v Christopher Passerrello / Pan Championship 2021

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