Hannette Staack - 8 Times IBJJF World Champion
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Table of Contents
- 1. Hannette Staack’s Details
- 2. Hannette Staack’s Biography
- 2.1. Hannette Staack’s Early Life
- 2.2. Brought up in Rio de Janeiro
- 2.3. Started BJJ Training
- 2.4. Trained under Fernando Cruz
- 2.5. Andre Negao Terencio - Hannette’s New Coach
- 2.6. Inspiration Behind Hannette Staack’s Fabulous Game
- 2.7. Suffered From an Injury
- 2.8. Left Job For BJJ
- 2.9. Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu
- 2.10. Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu America
- 3. Hannette Staack’s Pro BJJ Combats
- 3.1. Blue and Purple Belts
- 3.2. IBJJF World Champion
- 3.3. Dual World Champion
- 3.4. ADCC Double Champion
- 3.5. Hannette Staack Competed Against Kyra Gracie
- 3.6. Inducted In the IBJJF Hall of Fame
- 4. Hannette Staack’s MMA Career
- 5. Hannette Staack’s Historic Fights
- 5.1. Hannette Staack Vs. Rosangela Conceicao
- 5.2. Hannette Staack Vs. Fernanda Mazzelli
- 5.3. Hannette Staack Vs. Ida Hansson
- 6. Hannette Staack’s Championships
- 7. Hannette Staack’s Main Achievements
- 8. Hannette Staack’s Main Achievements (Belts)
- 9. Hannette Staack’s BJJ Professional Record Breakdown
- 10. Hannette Staack’s Fight History
- 11. Hannette Staack’s MMA Professional Record Breakdown
- 12. Hannette Staack’s MMA Fight History
- 13. Hannette Staack’s Top Fights
1. Hannette Staack’s Details
|Name||Hannette Quadros Staack|
|Nickname||“Tin” & “Nette”|
|Born||São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil|
|Date of Birth||7 February 1979|
|Last Fight||IBJJF Brasileiro No-Gi 2022|
|Last Weigh In||Middleweight|
|Weight Class||64 Kg / 141 lbs|
|Weight||64 Kg / 141 lbs|
|Career Disclosed Earning||Approximately $1 Million to $5 Million|
|Fighting out of||Brazil|
|Foundational Style||Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Rank||5th-Degree BJJ Black Belt|
|Awarded by||Andre Negao Terencio|
|Head Coach||Andre Negao Terencio|
|Lineage||Mitsuyo Maeda -> Carlos Gracie Senior -> Hélio Gracie -> Francisco Mansor -> Carlos Henrique -> Andre Negao Terencio -> Hannette Staack|
|Team Association||Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu|
2. Hannette Staack’s Biography
Hannette Staack is a 5th-Degree BJJ Black Belt under Andre Negao Terencio. She is 3 times Brazilian National Champion and 8 times IBJJF World Champion. She is an IBJJF Hall of Famer and associated with the Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu. Along with her husband and coach, Andre Negao Terencio, Staack instructs BJJ techniques to women.
2.1. Hannette Staack’s Early Life
Hannette Staack was born on 7 February 1979 in the northern area of Brazil, São Luís do Maranhão.
2.2. Brought up in Rio de Janeiro
Though Staack was born in São Luís do Maranhão, she was brought up in Rio de Janeiro. She was only 2 years old when her family moved to Rio de Janeiro.
2.3. Started BJJ Training
Staack started her BJJ training when she was 18. She was an athletic child from the very start. She was good at rock climbing. Her friend introduced her to BJJ. She was told that she has good grips and with such strong grips, she would ace in BJJ.
That is how she learned about BJJ and then started it in 1997.
2.4. Trained under Fernando Cruz
Staack trained under Professor Fernando Cruz. Staack already had really good and strong grips because of rock climbing, that is why her BJJ game is so exceptional. Staack trained not only under Professor Fernando Cruz but also Master Flavio Figueiredo. But Master Flavio only supervised Staack’s training.
In an interview Hannette Staack said:
“Fernando opened the door for me to BJJ, he gave a 50% discount on the first month to train at his school”.
It was hard for Staack to train in BJJ as she was not financially strong. That 50% discount made BJJ learning easy for her and she loved her coach for that particular reason. She also received a full membership after only 1 month of training.
2.5. Andre Negao Terencio - Hannette’s New Coach
When Hannette Staack became a Purple Belt, Professor Fernando Cruz left the academy and said goodbye to his BJJ teaching career. Staack became disheartened as she thought she wouldn't find a good instructor. Luckily Master Flavio Figueiredo introduced her to Andre Negao Terencio, her new coach who later became her husband.
2.6. Inspiration Behind Hannette Staack’s Fabulous Game
In an interview, Staack said that her inspiration behind BJJ is her coach Andre Negao Terencio. When she came to train under Andre, she just became a Purple Belt with not sufficient BJJ knowledge. It was Andre who refined her and made her a World Champion. Staack’s drive and focus made her extremely vigilant toward BJJ.
2.7. Suffered From an Injury
In 2005, Hannette suffered from an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury. Her meniscus was completely damaged and she had to take a long break from BJJ. At that time Staack sought physical therapy. She was able to practice and compete after 3 months.
The knee injury turned out to be beneficial for Hannette as she had to completely change her BJJ game. She had to learn new ways for the application of BJJ techniques. Her BJJ knowledge was enhanced to a greater degree.
2.8. Left Job For BJJ
Hannette was so passionate and enthusiastic about BJJ, that she even left her job to train full-time. Her passion for BJJ was on another level. She was called crazy for leaving her job as it was difficult for a woman to make a living from BJJ even in Brazil.
2.9. Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu
Hannette Staack along with Andre Negao Terencio and Carlos Henrique, founded Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil. She is a women's BJJ instructor there.
2.10. Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu America
After the success of Brazil 021 School of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil, the trio, later on, branched out in America.
3. Hannette Staack’s Pro BJJ Combats
3.1. Blue and Purple Belts
Hannette Staack received her Blue and Purple Belts from Professor Fernando Cruz.
3.2. IBJJF World Champion
In 2002, Staack won her first World Championship as a Purple Belt and became the IBJJF World Champion. She won the Championship after her 5 consecutive wins. It was the start of Staack’s success as till now she has won every championship in which she has participated.
3.3. Dual World Champion
In 2003, Staack again competed in the IBJJF World Champion and became the Dual World Champion.
3.4. ADCC Double Champion
In 2007, Staack traveled to New Jersey to compete in the ADCC Championship. There she competed in the 67 Kg division and became the ADCC Champion.
In 2009, Hannette Staack again became the ADCC Champion by defeating Penny Thomas. Hannette Staack is one of the 2 women who have earned the title of ADCC Double Champion.
3.5. Hannette Staack Competed Against Kyra Gracie
During the 2007 ADCC Championship, Staack competed in the Absolute Championship and won against Kyra Gracie.
3.6. Inducted In the IBJJF Hall of Fame
After Hannette's successful wins in ADCC, she was inducted into the IBJJF Hall of Fame in 2012.
4. Hannette Staack’s MMA Career
After having a successful BJJ career, Staack wanted to try something new. Before her 42nd birthday, Staack had decided that she would compete in MMA.
“I wanted to do something to challenge myself. Since I already have a few titles in Jiu-Jitsu, No-Gi, and the ADCC, I didn’t see much sense in entering more tournaments, except for super fights. I came to Brazil to train with a friend and this possibility was presented to me.”
Staack has been fascinated by martial arts ever since she entered the competitive circle. She likes to try new things that is why when she suffered from a knee injury, she adopted a new style of fighting. She gets kicks by trying new ways for the finishing of the same fighting techniques.
Staack trained under coach Andre Pederneiras for her MMA debut.
“Something that I’ve always wanted to do but women’s MMA wasn’t so popular back then. Life has taken me to a different path of education, building a gym and having students, but after doing a lot of thinking, I saw it was a good challenge.”
“That’s exactly what I want, to challenge myself in a different form, so I thought of doing one MMA fight this year. I need to work on my boxing and kickboxing, so I’ll focus on that. Not that I’m going to change my characteristics, but I’ll train to become more complete as a fighter.”
4.1. Hannette Staack’s MMA Debut
Hannette Staack made her MMA debut by competing against Lorrany Pinheiro and submitting her via Kimura in only 2 minutes and 34 seconds. Staack learned boxing and kickboxing techniques specifically for MMA.
5. Hannette Staack’s Historic Fights
5.1. Hannette Staack Vs. Rosangela Conceicao
Rosangela Conceicao is a Judoka, wrestler, and BJJ practitioner. She is a BJJ Black Belt under Sylvio Behring. Rosangela is a fierce fighter. She interprets her opponent's techniques and then counterattacks with her own. She tried to apply the single-leg takedown but Staack had a strong standing position. At last, Hannette Staack submitted Rosangela via Flying Armbar in just 1 minute and 12 seconds.
|2007||ADCC Championship||Rosangela Conceicao||Win||Submission By Flying Armbar||Final||Absolute||Trenton, United States|
5.2. Hannette Staack Vs. Fernanda Mazzelli
Fernanda Mazzelli is a 5th-degree BJJ Black Belt under Thiago de Oliveira. She is 3-time IBJJF World Champion. Hannette Staack, being older than Fernanda, had a more broad knowledge of BJJ techniques. Fernanda tried to gain the dominant stance but Hannette took her down by caging Fernanda’s head in her legs. Hannette Staack submitted Fernanda Mazzelli via Hee Hook in 4 minutes and 55 seconds.
|2008||IBJJF World Championship||Fernanda Mazzelli||Win||Submission By Heel Hook||Final||Middleweight||Long Beach, California|
5.3. Hannette Staack Vs. Ida Hansson
Ida Hansson is a BJJ Black Belt under Leonardo Vieira. The most incredible thing about Staack’s game is that she stays in a standing position for a longer time and then suddenly she captivates her opponent’s head in his legs and goes for the flying armbar. She did the same with Ida and submitted her via Flying Ambar in just 3 minutes and 13 seconds.
|2011||IBJJF World Championship||Ida Hansson||Win||Submission By Flying Armbar||Final||Middleweight||Long Beach, California|
6. Hannette Staack’s Championships
|2014||IBJJF World Championship||Black||2nd|
|2013||IBJJF World Championship||Black||3rd|
|2011||IBJJF World Championship||Black||1st|
|2009||IBJJF World Championship||Black||1st|
|2008||IBJJF World Championship||Black||1st|
|2006||IBJJF World Championship||Black||2nd|
|2005||IBJJF World Championship||Black||3rd|
|2004||IBJJF World Championship||Black||1st|
|2002||IBJJF World Championship||Black||1st|
6.1. ADCC World Championship
6.2. IBJJF World Championship
7. Hannette Staack’s Main Achievements
7.1. Gi Tournaments
|2014||IBJJF World Championship||Absolute||2nd|
|2013||IBJJF World Championship||Absolute||3rd|
|2006||IBJJF World Championship||Absolute||2nd|
|2004||IBJJF World Championship||Absolute||1st|
|2002||IBJJF World Championship||Absolute||1st|
7.2. No-Gi Tournaments
|2011||ADCC World Championship||Absolute||2nd|
|2009||ADCC World Championship||Absolute||1st|
|2007||IBJJF World Championship No-Gi||Absolute||1st|
|2007||ADCC World Championship||Weight and Absolute||1st|
8. Hannette Staack’s Main Achievements (Belts)
|2003||CBJJ Brazilian Nationals||Brown||1st|
9. Hannette Staack’s BJJ Professional Record Breakdown
|13 Matches||6 Wins||7 Losses|
9.1. Submission W/L Methods
|Submission Method||2 Wins||0 Losses|
10. Hannette Staack’s Fight History
|2013||World Pro East Coast Trials||Dominyka Obelenyte||W||Technical Win||N/A||N/A|
|2014||World Jiu-Jitsu Championship||Ana Cordeiro||L||Points||Medium Heavyweight||F|
|N/A||Luta Casada Old School BJJ||Leticia Ribeiro||W||Heel Hook||N/A||N/A|
|2009||IBJJF World Championship||Monica Silva||W||Points||Middleweight||F|
|2011||IBJJF World Championship||Ida Hansson||W||Flying Armbar||Middleweight||F|
|2008||IBJJF World Championship||Fernanda Mazzelli||W||Heel Hook||Middleweight||F|
|2019||IBJJF World Championship||Ana Carolina Vieira||L||Other||Middleweight||N/A|
|2019||IBJJF World Championship||Melissa Davis||W||Other||Middleweight||N/A|
|2021||IBJJF World Championship||N. Souza||W||Points||Lightweight||N/A|
|2009||IBJJF World Championship||Monica Silva||W||Points||Middleweight||F|
|2008||IBJJF World Championship||N/A||W||Heel Hook||N/A||N/A|
|2011||IBJJF Pan Championship||Luanna Alzuguir||L||Advantage||Middleweight||F|
|2014||IBJJF Pan Championship||Fernanda Mazzelli||W||Other||Middleweight||N/A|
|2014||IBJJF Pan Championship||K. Guimaraes||L||Other||N/A||N/A|
|2012||IBJJF Pan Championship||Valerie Worthington||W||Points||Medium Heavyweight||F|
|2011||IBJJF Pan Championship||Hillary Williams||W||Triangle Choke||Middleweight||SF|
|2022||IBJJF Chicago Spring Open No-Gi||Janine Lilian||W||Points||Middleweight||F|
|2022||IBJJF Brasileiro No-Gi||Joslea Silva||W||Points||Middleweight||F|
|2021||Fight 2 Win 168||Maria Malyjasiak||L||Decision||N/A||N/A|
|2021||Fight 2 Win 162||Luanna Alzuguir||L||Decision||Middleweight||F|
|2019||Fight 2 Win 129||Jessica Flowers||L||Decision||Middleweight||N/A|
|2007||ADCC World Championship||Rosangela Conceicao||W||Flying Armbar||Absolute||F|
|2011||ADCC World Championship||Fiona Muxlow||W||Heel Hook||60 Kg||N/A|
|2011||ADCC World Championship||Gabi Garcia||L||Points||60 Kg||N/A|
11. Hannette Staack’s MMA Professional Record Breakdown
|1 Matches||1 Wins||0 Losses|
12. Hannette Staack’s MMA Fight History
|29 Oct, 2022||Shooto Brazil 111||Lorrany Pinheiro||W||Submission By Kimura||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||2:34||N/A|
13. Hannette Staack’s Top Fights
Hannette Staack VS Valerie Worthington / Pan Championship 2012
Hannette Staack VS Monica Silva / World Championship 2009
Hannete Staack VS Hillary WIlliams / Pan Championship 2011
Hannette Staack - Rosângela Conceição ADCC absolute finals 2007
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